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Level 1 of Gator Safe Zone Training: 8/5

Posted on July 28, 2015 | Filed under General News

CIASS/The Intercultural Center will be leading a Level 1 session of Gator Safe Zone from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5. We hope to have as many employees as possible join this session before the academic year gets started and hectic. If you know of someone who may be interested in attending, please encourage them to sign up for next Wednesday’s session. Please note: Pre-registration is required (email We will share the location when we confirm your attendance. This two-hour session focuses on understanding key terms and the impact of language as they relate to gender, sexuality, and individual identities. This first track helps participants clarify their own attitudes and beliefs about homophobia and transphobia while also identifying examples of heterosexism and privilege. This track aims to assist participants in understanding how the stated objectives relate to their own role on campus. Individuals who participate in track one have the option to continue to track two and are provided with an introductory guide for ongoing reference and to continue building their knowledge.

Recycle Your Magazines

Posted on July 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Please join the Campus Center in its Green Gator initiative by donating your magazines for inclusion in the building’s magazine recycle station. Magazines may be delivered to the Office of Student Involvement or sent via campus mail to Box H. Thanks go out to those who support the initiative throughout the year — the variety of donated magazines has been well received! During the academic year, the recycle stations are located in the Campus Center lobby and the third floor southwest lounge.

Unclaimed Bicycles To Be Donated to BikeShare

Posted on July 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Department of Safety and Security, in collaboration with Physical Plant and the Allegheny College BikeShare program, will be collecting abandoned and unclaimed bicycles on college property in the first week of August. We will target bicycles with evidence of rust, disuse and disrepair, but if you have a “working condition” bicycle on campus property please notify the Safety and Security Office at 332-3357 with the location and status of your bicycle. Any unclaimed bicycles will have the locks cut and be donated to BikeShare. They’ll be refurbished and made available for public use through checkout at Pelletier Library. If you’re interested in BikeShare, you can check a bicycle out with your college ID at the Pelletier Circulation Desk or contact for more information.

Offices of Dean of Students and Res Life Have Moved: Phones Temporarily Out

Posted on July 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Offices of the Dean of Students and Residence Life have moved to the former ACCEL offices (up the central staircase in Reis Hall). While they wait for their phones to be reconnected, please use email to contact them. Thank you for your patience.

Student Volunteers Needed for Fall Orientation

Posted on July 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Learning Commons is seeking returning student volunteers to welcome new students and help them move into their residence halls on Saturday, August 22. If you are interested in helping out, please complete this form no later than Friday, August 7. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Faculty and Staff Volunteers Needed for Fall Orientation

Posted on July 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Learning Commons is looking for faculty and staff volunteers willing to help with the Fall Orientation program. If you would like to be part of the process of officially welcoming the Class of 2019, please complete this form no later than Friday, August 7. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Presentation by Dylan Krull on Climate Change and the Impacts in Pennsylvania: 7/30

Posted on July 22, 2015 | Filed under Events

The Department of Environmental Science invites the campus community to a presentation on “Climate Change and the Impacts in Pennsylvania,” by Dylan Krull, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and graduate student in Climate Science and Solutions at Northern Arizona University. The presentation will be held at noon on Thursday, July 30 in Carr Hall 238.

Attention: Job Supervisors

Posted on July 22, 2015 | Filed under General News

If they have not already completed job postings for the upcoming academic year, supervisors who wish to hire students to work for them during the fall semester need to submit the Job Posting Description Forms. This will provide supervisors with the Supervisor Section of the Student Employment Form for the fall semester as well as advertise for any open positions. Supervisors can complete this form by visiting the Financial Aid Student Employment website at and selecting “Supervisors’ Job Posting/Description Form” in the left-hand menu.

Collegiate Leadership Conference (CLC)

Posted on July 6, 2015 | Filed under General News

A few open spots are still available for students to participate in the Collegiate Leadership Conference, August 9-13, 2015. CLC is an intensive five-day leadership and personal development experience. Students participate in a variety of engaging leadership activities and discussions. Themes for these activities in the past have centered on self, community and impact. For more information, contact Gretchen Beck in the Office of Student Life at

ACCEL Job Database

Posted on July 1, 2015 | Filed under General News

The ACCEL Job Database is in the process of transitioning to the NEW Gator Connect online community. Career Education continues to manage this very useful resource to connect students and alumni to job opportunities and job seekers. By connecting the job database to a growing and improving online community, we hope to make both resources more valuable for everyone to use. If you have questions or concerns regarding job posts or opportunities, please visit the Career Education website. We hope to complete the transition by the start of Fall Semester 2015.

Returning Students: WebAdvisor Closes Friday

Posted on June 22, 2015 | Filed under General News

WebAdvisor will close to all continuing students at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26. Up until that time, you can use WebAdvisor to drop any course or to add open, unrestricted courses. After WebAdvisor closes, you will still be able to see your records but will not be able to make changes to your Fall schedule until August. New first-year students: you will register for classes during the weeks of July 13-17 and July 20-24. Please see the Orientation site for more information about the registration process for entering students. New transfer students: you will be contacted by the Registrar’s Office once your transfer credit has been processed. A member of the Registrar’s Office staff will assist you in selecting and registering for Fall classes.

Game Room Summer Hours

Posted on May 31, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Game Room’s summer operating hours are Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., beginning Tuesday, June 2 and ending on Thursday, August 6.

Reminder About Safety Procedures

Posted on May 28, 2015 | Filed under Safety Alerts

With the increasing numbers of visitors to campus over the coming summer months, the Department of Safety and Security and the Office of Title IX remind you to take safety seriously. Even during summer months, basic safety protocols are critical. Remember to contact Safety and Security (332-3357) in the event of a safety concern. There are also 14 call boxes located across campus, which will connect you directly with Safety and Security staff. A map showing call boxes is available here. Please also be aware of safety procedures during the summer months. More information can be found here. If you have questions about reporting a sexual assault or sexual harassment, please visit the Title IX page here.

Update on Dean of Students Search

Posted on May 28, 2015 | Filed under General News

Please click here for the latest update from Sue Stuebner, executive vice president and chief operating officer, on the Dean of Students search.

Parking Guidelines

Posted on May 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Effective June 1, 2015, the following parking guidelines apply for all college-owned parking lots. GOLD Lots are to be used only by the College’s faculty and staff. Students and student workers (including students who are working at the College this summer) should park only in designated student parking lots (not GOLD lots). The Office of Safety & Security thanks you for your assistance.

May 2016 EL Travel Seminars

Posted on May 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

In May 2016, the International Education Office in collaboration with Allegheny faculty and administrators will offer eight EL Travel Seminars to the following locations: Austria/Germany & Czech Republic, England, Nicaragua (14 days-2 credits), Peru, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine/Moldova, and USA-Rockies. The EL Travel Seminars are between 14 and 21 days in length and are worth 2-4 Experiential Learning credits. The EL Travel Seminars begin soon after Commencement on May 14, 2016. Seminar details and application information will become available in early September.

Summer Hours

Posted on May 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

The College will observe summer hours from June 1 through July 31. Regular operating hours for the College will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch break. Please note that summer hour arrangements may vary by office, since for some offices the summer months are a busy period and a time to work on special projects. Please check with your supervisor to discuss summer schedules specific to your office. We recognize that the rhythm of the academic year can require many employees to work beyond the College’s regular operating hours, especially when classes are in session, and that for many people the above schedule will offer more flexibility in the summer. If you have questions about the schedule, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 332-2312.

Gator Out-of-Stater Mentors Needed

Posted on May 19, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Learning Commons is seeking more volunteers to serve as Gator Out-of-Stater mentors for incoming students from out of state. If you’re interested in communicating with a new student about life at Allegheny and in Meadville, please complete this form as soon as possible.

Summer Hours for McKinley’s

Posted on May 19, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Parkhurst dining staff at McKinley’s would like to remind everyone on campus that McKinley’s base hours of operation for the summer are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The deli is open every day starting at 11 a.m. along with one other option. As camps come on campus the hours will expand and be posted on the dining services website.

Summer Hours for Confidential Advocacy Services

Posted on May 14, 2015 | Filed under General News

Summer hours for Confidential Advocacy Services provided by Women’s Services will be Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. The advocate will be in Room 207 of Bentley Hall. No appointment is needed. Please contact Katie Pope,, with any questions.

Summer Hours for the Campus Center

Posted on May 10, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Campus Center’s reduced summer hours are: May 11 – June 1, 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; June 2 – August 21, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; May 25 and July 3, closed.

Faculty: Please Get Your Coursepacks and Manuals to Printing Services As Soon As You Can

Posted on May 4, 2015 | Filed under General News

Faculty who need coursepacks and manuals printed for fall are asked to place their orders with the Print Shop as early as possible. The weeks immediately before classes start are the busiest times of the year at the Print Shop — any extra lead time you can provide is greatly appreciated. All coursepacks must have a signed form 1A or 1B on file with Shirley Cronin in the bookstore before the Print Shop will print your material. Details and copies of the forms are available on the bookstore website at

Recommendations to Faculty To Help Keep Textbooks Affordable for Students

Posted on April 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

In response to student requests, a Textbook Project Team, with representatives from Allegheny Student Government and college administrators, has developed a number of recommendations for faculty to consider to help keep the price of textbooks affordable for students. Information on the team’s findings, as well as the recommendations for faculty, can be found here.

Summer Hours at the Wise Center Begin 4/29

Posted on April 22, 2015 | Filed under General News

Wise Center summer hours begin on Wednesday, April 29: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Deadlines for My Allegheny

Posted on August 25, 2013 | Filed under General News

Here are a few things to remember about My Allegheny: Items for My Allegheny must be submitted by 4 p.m. in order to be posted to My Allegheny the following day. Items are not posted on Saturday or Sunday except for Safety Alerts. Items to be posted on Monday must be received by 4 p.m. the previous Friday. Submissions are automatically removed after an event has passed. Please note that due to the volume of postings we receive we cannot re-post items. Academic events are also listed in the calendar box to the right of the postings to give them greater visibility and so that you can quickly see lectures, concerts, gallery shows and other events related to our lives as scholars. Questions about My Allegheny? Contact Kathy Roos at x5950 or