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Celebration of Life Service for Kali Albern ’17 on August 29

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Community members who are attending the Celebration of Life for Kali Albern are invited to bring a flower, branch, leaves, or other objects from nature that will be returned to the earth at the close of the service. The service is scheduled for Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m. in Ford Chapel. For more information, contact Jane Ellen Nickell at jnickell@allegheny.edu or 332-2800.

Architectural Documentation of Allegheny’s Historic Buildings: Orientation Meeting on 9/2

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under Events

Architect and Allegheny instructor Steven Utz will be sponsoring a team of students interested in learning the skill of architectural documentation and submitting architectural drawings to the National Park Service’s Historic American Buildings Survey. HABS has been at the forefront of historic preservation in American architectural heritage since 1933. Their mission is to increase awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of historic buildings throughout the United States while adding to a permanent collection of measured drawings at the Library of Congress. Students working as a team under the guidance of Mr. Utz will learn how to document historic architecture on campus through measurements, hand drawings and computer aided drafting. No experience is needed. Students will develop scaled drawings as a communication tool, transferable to many disciplines in visual and communication arts. An orientation meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in Doane Art 103. Weekly sessions will later be held on a flexible schedule in Bentley Hall throughout the semester. Students unable to meet at this time should contact Mr. Utz at sutz@allegheny.edu or 332-2725.

Hours for Office of Student Involvement

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

This academic year the Student Involvement office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Panhellenic Council and IFC To Host Late Night Event: 8/28

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Join the Allegheny College Panhellenic Council and Allegheny IFC in their first joint event of the year, a late night on the Gator Quad on Friday, August 28. Learn more about Greek life on campus while enjoying hot dogs, vegan-friendly kabobs, other assorted food items, and campfire games.

Book House To Host Lawn Party: 8/30

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Allegheny’s new special interest house the Book House, located at 534 Park Avenue, across the street from Schultz Hall, is throwing a lawn party this Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Stop by the open house to see what the place looks like and play croquet, bowling, can-jam, and more. The Book House’s doors will be open all day for board games, Mario Kart, and more. A grill for hot dogs and a deep-fryer for fried Oreos and fried pickles will be going all day.

Welcome Back Barbecue at ABC House: 8/29

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Join Association for Caribbean Students, Association for the Advancement of Black Culture, African Students Association, Unión Latina, International Club, Queers & Allies, Association for Asian and Asian American Awareness, and the Edinboro Black Student Union on Saturday, August 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the ABC House, located at 290 Loomis Street. There will be free food, fellowship and fun.

Informational Meeting for Allegheny Equestrian: 8/30

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

Interested in horseback riding or joining Allegheny’s IHSA team? An informational meeting will be held this Sunday, August 30, at 5 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302. Meet the team, ask questions, and learn about Allegheny Equestrian. If you cannot attend the meeting, email any questions to Captain Tianli Kilpatrick at equestri@allegheny.edu.

Game Room

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Game Room will open on Friday, August 28 for normal operating hours of noon to midnight daily. All gaming stations are free to play with an Allegheny ID card. Up to four movies may be signed out of the 1,500-plus video collection for 48 hours, free of charge. Late return of movies will incur a $2 per day late fee. Stop by to check out the latest movies, to challenge your friends to a contest, or to chill with other Gators!

Deadline for People & Places: 8/31

Posted on August 27, 2015 | Filed under General News

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is Monday, August 31. Please submit items here. Please note that if you sent news for People & Places over the summer, it will appear in this issue (there’s no need to resend). If you have questions about People & Places, contact Kathy Roos at kroos@allegheny.edu.

“Year of Meadville” Kicks Off with Series of Storytelling Workshops

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under Events

The Year of Meadville begins with storytelling workshops from 6 to 8 p.m. on three successive days. “Honoring Our History,” in which participants are invited to share their memories of life in Meadville, will be held on Tuesday, September 1 in the Cribbs Community Room at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community. “Exploring Our Present,” with a focus on sharing stories of what life in Meadville is like today, will be held on Wednesday, September 2 at the Arc of Crawford County. “Envisioning Our Common Future,” on Thursday, September 3 at the Lew Davies Community Center, will focus on participants’ hopes and dreams for Meadville. Dinner will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. each day, and childcare will be provided. The workshops and dinner are free and open to all area residents, including students. Organizers plan to transform the stories that come out of the workshops into a community-based play to be performed in the spring. More information on the Year of Meadville, including a schedule of events, can be found at www.allegheny.edu/yearofmeadville — or contact Autumn Vogel at avogel@allegheny.edu or 332-2749.

AEC’s Role & Provost and EVP Office Hours

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

From Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Sue Stuebner:

Dear Students,

As the convener of the Administrative Executive Committee (AEC), I want to remind you who the senior officers of the College are, what we do, and how you can reach us.

Who We Are: The AEC includes the following individuals: President; Provost and Dean of the College; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs; Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations; Dean of Admissions; Dean of Students; Chief Financial Officer; Director of Athletics and Recreation; Chief of Staff; Vice President for Information Services and Assessment; Associate Provost for Diversity and Organizational Development; Associate Provost and Director of the Gateway; and Associate Dean and Director of Center for Intercultural Advancement and Student Success. The Chair of the Faculty Council also participates in AEC meetings. Read more…

Invitation To Join the Allegheny College Chorus: Rehearsals Begin 8/31

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under Events

Faculty, staff, and members of the community are invited to sing with the Allegheny College Chorus. The ensemble rehearses on Mondays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Rehearsals begin on August 31 and will continue until the fall concert on December 5. Please contact James Niblock for more information: jniblock@allegheny.edu or 332-3305.

Theft of Personal Property Reported

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under Safety Alerts

The Department of Safety and Security has received a report of a theft of personal property/vehicle equipment from an unsecured vehicle on campus property this week. Please ensure that you secure your vehicle doors and windows at all times and do not leave personal property or valuables inside your vehicle. Report any and all suspicious activity and persons to Safety and Security immediately at 332-3357. Together we can make a difference.

Looking for Student Workers? Reserve a Table at Student Employment Job Fair

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Second Annual Student Employment Job Fair will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2 in the Campus Center lobby. If you are looking to hire work-study or campus employment students and would like a table, RSVP to Erin O’Day-Frye at eoday@allegheny.edu or call Civic Engagement at 332-5318.

Registration Now Open for Advanced Strength and Conditioning Classes

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

Registration for Allegheny Peak Performance & Fitness advanced strength and conditioning classes is now open. Participants can sign up outside the Peak Performance office in the Wise Center next to the racquetball courts, or via e-mail to Director of Peak Performance & Fitness Randy Moore at rmoore2@allegheny.edu. The advanced strength and conditioning classes are slated to begin on Monday, August 31. Please note: the weight room will remain open to the public during the strength and conditioning classes.

Rookie Rugby Practice and Cookout Open to All: 8/29

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

Head up to the Robertson Field pavilion this Saturday at 10 a.m. for a short rookie rugby practice followed by a cookout. The team is excited to start out the school year with some fun and hopefully new faces as well. All are welcome — no previous experience needed. Bring tennis shoes — the team will provide the rest.

Sept. 9th Gator License Class Filled — New Class Scheduled for 9/23

Posted on August 26, 2015 | Filed under General News

The September 9th Gator license class has been filled, but an additional class, approximately two hours in length, will be held in Schultz East Alcove starting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Anyone wanting to drive a College-owned or College-leased van is required to take this class. To take this class, you must have a valid driver’s license issued at least two years prior to the class from any state in the U.S. and you must have your license in your possession at the class. This will be the final class until spring 2016. If interested, you must email rwright@allegheny.edu to reserve a seat.

String Players Wanted for Civic Symphony: Rehearsals Begin 8/31

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under Events

Do you play a string instrument? If so, the Civic Symphony and Chamber Strings are both looking for string musicians, particularly violists and string bassists. Students, staff, and faculty are all invited to play, and students can earn academic credit. Rehearsals are Monday nights, 7:30-9:50 p.m. beginning Monday, August 31. If interested, please contact Professor Jennifer Dearden at jdearden@allegheny.edu or at 332-3307.

Volunteers Needed for Make A Difference Day on 10/17

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under Events

Make A Difference Day will be held this fall on October 17. This is a one-day service event involving over 100 service projects in Meadville and Crawford County. The Office of Civic Engagement invites you to sign up to join others from across the community for this annual day of service. Projects will include everything from raking leaves and outdoor work to painting and home repair projects. All abilities and skill levels are appreciated. Please use the following forms to register either as a volunteer group or as an individual volunteer:
Individual Registration or Group Registration. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 332-5318.

Stay Current on Campus Events

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Office of Student Involvement would like to remind all students to stay current on local events for the best possible Allegheny experience. You have several options brought to you by OSI to get your news: Sign up here for the Chompergram, a weekly newsletter delivered to your email with a run-down of weekend events. Follow OSI on Twitter! @AlleghenyOSI releases daily tweets with ongoing events and news from the office. Friend OSI on Facebook. StudentInvolvement Allegheny is your source for event photos and organization interviews and a good place to chat with an OSI staff member during business hours to get your questions answered wherever you are. Email osi@allegheny.edu to request publicity and ask any questions you may have. And, as always, just drop in to say hi.

First Team Meeting for Varsity Swimming and Diving: 8/30

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

If you would like to join the varsity swimming and diving team, please contact Coach Kumbier at kkumbier@allegheny.edu as soon as possible and attend the first team meeting on Sunday, August 30 at 4 p.m. At this meeting the schedule and plans for the year will be discussed, as well as expectations from all team members. There are no formal tryouts, but you must be able to train at the same level as the team and commit to the full year for the season (practice and competition schedule). The team looks for individuals with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience at the high school, USA or YMCA District/Sectional, Regional, State, or National/Jr. National levels (more experience is great), individuals who enjoy swimming and diving, and individuals who are serious about improving and will strive to be competitive in collegiate sport.

Writers’ Meeting for The Campus: 8/31

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

Come to the first writers’ meeting for The Campus newspaper on Monday, August 31 at 8 p.m. in Campus Center 303. There will be pizza, you can meet the editors, and you can decide if you want to try writing a story or taking pictures for the paper. No prior experience is necessary. Contact brysonc@allegheny.edu with any comments or questions.

Volunteer Training Course at Women’s Services Inc.

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

From the Office of Civic Engagement: Women’s Services, Inc. in Meadville is launching their Fall 2015 Volunteer Training course beginning Tuesday, September 22 at 6:15 p.m. Volunteers play an integral role at Women’s Services, Inc. and offer their services in a variety of capacities, including advocacy and accompaniment, children’s group activities, and supportive counseling for shelter guests who are victims of domestic violence and other crises. Those that are interested in the volunteer training should contact Brynya Bowden at bbowden@womensservicesinc.org or 724-4637.

Free Transportation to the Crawford County Fair for Allegheny Students

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

CATA, the Crawford County Area Transportation Authority, offers free bus transportation for Allegheny students to the Crawford County Fair during Fair Week (August 22-29 this year). The schedule can be found here. Please make sure that you have your Allegheny ID on you in order to get the free fare.

Pelletier Delivery of Materials to Faculty

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

Faculty delivery of materials from Pelletier Library will start Monday, August 31. There will be no pickup or delivery on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

Wellness Fair Prize Winners

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

The prize winners from the August 24th “Promotion of Wellness” fair, sponsored by Wellness Programs and Services, are: Marissa Walter, fitbit Charge HR; and Colin McIntosh, $25 Allegheny College Merriman Bookstore gift certificate. Congratulations, Marissa and Colin!

Notes about My Allegheny

Posted on August 25, 2015 | Filed under General News

Items for My Allegheny should 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 should be received by 4 p.m. the previous Friday. Event posts remain on My Allegheny until after the event has passed. Please note that due to the volume of new postings we receive we cannot re-post items: please do not submit multiple posts for the same event. 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 332-5950 or kathy.roos@allegheny.edu.

Celebration of Life Service for Kali Albern ’17 on August 29

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

A service celebrating the life of Kali Albern ’17 will be held on Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m. in Ford Memorial Chapel. Kali passed away at her home in Colorado earlier this month. Friends will share tributes, and there will be an opportunity to write your memories of Kali to be sent to her parents. For more information, contact Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell at 332-2800 or jnickell@allegheny.edu.

Information on Credited Private Music Lessons and Performing Ensembles

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

Students who are interested in credited private music lessons should see the following faculty for signatures on Add cards: Voice: Dr. James Niblock. Piano and Organ: Dr. Douglass Jurs or Dr. Lowell Hepler. Guitar: Professor James Froman or Dr. Lowell Hepler. Percussion: Professor Stephen Corsi or Dr. Lowell Hepler. Woodwinds, Bagpipes and Harmonica: Professor Julie Hepler. Trumpet: Dr. Jennifer Dearden. Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba: Dr. Lowell Hepler. All others: Dr. Lowell Hepler. In addition to classical piano, lessons are also offered in jazz and improvisational piano. Interested students should see Dr. Lowell Hepler. Students who are interested in scheduling auditions for performing ensembles should contact the following faculty: Choirs: Dr. James Niblock. Symphonic Band: Dr. Lowell Hepler. Jazz Band: Professor Stephen Corsi. Orchestra: Dr. Jennifer Dearden.

Service Saturday: 8/29

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

Service Saturday is a one-day commitment to service that allows you to explore service opportunities in Crawford County while getting to know community partners and fellow gators. Please consider joining your peers this Saturday for fun, food, and service. Meet in Pelletier at 9 a.m. for breakfast and sign-ups for various service projects. Please sign up yourself here or an organization/group here. Email hfish@allegheny.edu with any questions.

ASG Seeks Candidates for College Committees: Apply by 8/31

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

ASG is looking for Allegheny students to fill several vacancies on the College Committee Councils. These committees are made up of faculty, administration, and students. This is an opportunity to have your voice heard on the behind-the-scenes work that goes on at Allegheny. If interested, please contact Sofia Kaufman at kaufmans@allegheny.edu. All applications are due on August 31 at 5 p.m. The following committees have vacancies: Finance and Facilities, Council on Diversity and Equity, Public Events, Academic Standards and Awards Committee, Curriculum Committee, Campus Life and Community Standards Board.

Cheerleading Tryouts: 8/27 & 8/29

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College’s cheerleading squad will have a tryout meeting (mandatory for anyone who wants to try out to be a cheerleader) on Thursday, August 27 at 8 p.m. in Campus Center 206. This meeting will provide information on how cheerleading works at Allegheny and how tryouts will be run. If you plan on trying out you must attend the meeting, but feel free to come to the meeting even if you’re not 100 percent committed to trying out. Tryout material will be taught on Saturday, August 29 at 10 a.m. in the Wise Center, and the official tryout will begin at 1 p.m. that day. If you have any questions or would like more information, feel free to contact Emily Eikey (eikeye@allegheny.edu) or Megan Gooding (goodingm@allegheny.edu). All are welcome.

Referees Needed for Fall: Apply by 9/1 at Noon

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Athletics Department is now hiring referees for the Fall outdoor season. Refs are needed for the following sports: Soccer, Football, and Floor Hockey. If you are interested, please contact Eric Conners at connerse@allegheny.edu. The deadline for applying is September 1 at noon.

Inquiry about Staff Serving on College Committees

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

The SAC (Staff Advisory Committee) would like to compile a list of staff (non-exempt) members who contribute to Allegheny committees or who represent Allegheny on external committees. If you serve on any such committee, in any capacity, please take two minutes to complete the Staff Involvement Form. Once information is assembled, SAC will share it in a Google Doc for your reference.

Allegheny College Association International Dining Club

Posted on August 24, 2015 | Filed under General News

Faculty and staff who enjoy international cuisine are invited to join the Allegheny College Association International Dining Club. Each semester small groups of members gather to share a meal featuring a specific cuisine chosen and prepared by the participants. The meals are held at various times during the semester at the convenience of the hosts and their “guests.” Last year’s members had a Southwestern U.S. meal in the fall and a French one in the spring. This fall, Brazilian cuisine will be featured. To sign up click on http://bit.ly/1Bhue47 by Sept. 8.

Service Saturday: 8/29

Posted on August 23, 2015 | Filed under Events

Service Saturday is a one-day commitment to service that allows you to explore service opportunities in Crawford County while getting to know community partners and fellow gators. Please consider joining your peers this Saturday for fun, food, and service. Meet in Pelletier at 9 a.m. for breakfast and sign-ups for various service projects. Please sign up yourself here or an organization/group here. Email hfish@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Faculty-Staff Study Tour to Cuba: Apply by 9/14

Posted on August 23, 2015 | Filed under Events

Cuba: “Legacies and Landscapes” is scheduled for January 2-13, 2016, and will be led by Barbara Riess and Kalé Haywood. Electronic applications are due to the Internationalization Grant committee, attention Laura Reeck and Ishita Sinha Roy, by 5 p.m. on Monday, September 14. Eight applicants will be selected for the tour and contacted by email no later than September 22. An employee contribution of $1,500 toward the cost of the trip is required to supplement generous funding provided by the A.W. Mellon Foundation. Participants will be expected to participate in fall pre-departure meetings as well as events to share their experiences with the larger community after the study tour. Preference will be given to full-time, continuing faculty and staff who have not yet participated on an Allegheny-sponsored study tour. Applications should articulate connections between the trip’s focus and the ability to enhance campus climate and promote internationalization. Exempt and non-exempt staff interested in participating in this study tour should consult with their supervisor about the timing of their proposed travels relative to their assigned job responsibilities. As long as these steps are met, exempt and non-exempt staff do not need to use vacation for their participation on the study tour.

Reminder: Office Moves Bring Student Services into Closer Proximity

Posted on August 23, 2015 | Filed under General News

Reminder: A number of office moves over the summer have brought student services into closer proximity to one another to create more convenience for our students. Reis Hall and the 454 House now house the following: Read more…

Availability of New York Times

Posted on August 23, 2015 | Filed under General News

Delivery of The New York Times will begin on August 25. A reduced number of print copies will be available this academic year at the following locations: Campus Center (first-floor lobby and Post Office), Pelletier Library, Reis Hall, Oddfellows, Quigley Hall and Brooks Hall. The College is now providing NYTimes.com Academic Passes, a new service from The New York Times that gives you full, complimentary access to NYTimes.com. Visit NYTimes.com/Passes on any Web-enabled device and follow the instructions. Each time you claim a pass, you will have full digital access to The New York Times for 24 hours. You can take advantage of this service as often as you like. If you have questions about using the passes, visit the FAQs for Academic Pass Users.

Numerous Textbooks Are Available in Pelletier Library

Posted on August 20, 2015 | Filed under General News

Pelletier Library and the Bookstore announce that a number of required texts for various classes are available at the Library. These books are loaned for a two-hour period and must remain in the building. If you have questions, please contact Aimee Reash at 332-3768. The full list of textbooks available is at this link.

Student Handbooks

Posted on August 20, 2015 | Filed under General News

The 2015-2016 edition of the student handbook, The Compass, will be distributed to campus mailboxes after the start of the fall semester. The online version can be viewed here.
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Fall Weight Room, Fitness Class Schedule

Posted on August 20, 2015 | Filed under General News

Director of Peak Performance and Fitness Randy Moore has announced the fall schedules for both the weight room and fitness/conditioning classes in the David V. Wise Center. The weight room and fitness class schedules can be found on the Athletics website. Please note: when in-season varsity athletic teams are scheduled, the weight room will be closed to the public. Three levels of fitness/conditioning classes — open to every member of the College community — will also be offered. Various one-hour sessions of each class will be conducted four days a week. Questions or concerns? Please contact Randy Moore at rmoore2@allegheny.edu or 332-3008.

Extended Hours for Package Pickup at the Campus Post Office

Posted on August 20, 2015 | Filed under General News

In addition to its regular window hours (noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday), the campus post office offers extended hours for picking up packages: 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. on Saturdays (when school is in session). Packages can be picked up at the regular pickup location, at the post office’s rear door. More information on the campus post office can be found here.

WebAdvisor Closes for Adds on Friday 8/21

Posted on August 19, 2015 | Filed under General News

This Friday, August 21, is the last day that students may add open courses online: WebAdvisor will close for Adds at 4 p.m. on Friday. After this time, instructor permission must be obtained to Add any courses. Add cards will be available in the Registrar’s Office on Monday, August 24, and faculty will be available in their offices that afternoon from 1 to 3 p.m. to sign eligible students into courses when possible. Students may continue to Drop courses online until 5 p.m. on the Drop deadline, Monday, Sept. 7.

Closed-stack System at the Bookstore

Posted on August 19, 2015 | Filed under General News

To streamline how the Bookstore sells books, they are moving to a closed-stack system, which means that you can order your books off the Bookstore’s website or you can go to the door of the third-floor textbook area (where buyback is conducted) and fill out a short form to order your textbooks. The Bookstore will fill your order as soon as possible (no more than two days), and your books will then be available to you at the cash register. (You’ll receive an email when they’re ready for pickup.)

Opening for Allegheny Service Networking Fellow

Posted on August 19, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Office of Civic Engagement is in search of an Allegheny Service Networking Fellow (ASN). Following the philosophy of the Impact Area Movement, the Allegheny Service Network looks to engage faculty, students, and community members in work that addresses issues they are passionate about. The work of this position includes: sending out the weekly clearinghouse e-mail to our large student e-mail list and employing social media for the same purpose, convening the small “Core of the Corps” student leaders monthly, assisting with 3 “All Service Leaders” events each year, participating in service leader trainings, and partaking in community service as time permits. Skills and qualifications: The Allegheny College student must be a veteran service leader and visionary, be goal driven, proactive, and organized, have technical understanding, and foster teamwork and collaboration, alongside time management. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Charmaine Wilson in the Office of Civic Engagement at cwilson@allegheny.edu.

Regular Hours Resume at Campus Post Office

Posted on August 17, 2015 | Filed under General News

Beginning on Wednesday, August 19, the campus post office will resume its normal hours for window service: noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. This allows the campus post office uninterrupted time in the morning to process the mail and the hundreds of packages that the campus community receives each day. Extended window hours for some evenings and on Saturdays will be announced later this week.

Upperclassmen Invited To Apply for Service Leader Positions

Posted on August 16, 2015 | Filed under General News

The Davies Community Service Leader Program is looking for new upperclassman service leaders for 2015-16. The program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Davies Leaders complete 600 hours (300 over an academic year, 300 over a summer) of compensated service to our community, working at agencies on initiatives such as community research or project management to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals. To apply for this work-study opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to hfish@allegheny.edu or stop by the Civic Engagement Office located in the Allegheny Gateway, in Pelletier Library.

Please Share Your Event Info with College Relations

Posted on August 16, 2015 | Filed under General News

If you are planning a speaker or other event on campus that you expect will have appeal to the general public and/or to prospective students, please send a quick email to Kathy Roos at kroos@allegheny.edu. We don’t need complete information at this point, but if you have a general date for your event and other basic info, we’d love to know it so that we can plan publicity.

Important Update on Title IX

Posted on August 13, 2015 | Filed under General News

Important Update on Title IX from Sue Stuebner, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer: Katie Pope, the College’s Title IX Coordinator, recently accepted the same position at the University of Pittsburgh. I am sorry to see Katie leave; however, I understand the significant opportunity working at the University of Pittsburgh offers her and her family. During her short tenure, Katie made a tremendous impact on the College’s Title IX efforts. I hope you will join me in thanking Katie and wishing her and her family all the best on this next step. Her last day at Allegheny will be August 21st. Read more…