Archive for the ‘Archive’ Category

Animal Welfare in Judaism Lunch: 10/17

Posted on October 16, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Emily Steinberg, Allegheny student and Shamayim V’aretz Campus Fellow, for a conversation about Animal Welfare in Judaism. This lunch is open to all and your meal is on Hillel. Pick up lunch at McKinley’s, tell the cashier you are with Hillel, and join us in McKinley’s Private Dining. This event will run through lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, so join us whenever you can.

City Year Recruiter on Campus: 10/17

Posted on October 15, 2017 | Filed under Archive

City Year, a non-profit program sponsored by AmeriCorps, will be recruiting on campus Tuesday, October 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. City Year is a compensated service program geared toward the betterment of children’s experience in high-need and inner-city schools throughout the United States. All City Year employees are between 18 and 24 years old and come from a variety of backgrounds. Students of all class years and majors are encouraged to learn more about this program.

The Woodlands Foundation Paid Summer 2018 Internship Information Session: 10/16

Posted on October 15, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Learn about paid summer 2018 internships at The Woodlands Foundation. As a member of The Woodlands staff, you will enjoy new and challenging experiences and make a positive difference in the lives of the participants. If you have a genuine interest in enriching the lives of children and adults with disability and chronic illness, then The Woodlands is the place for you. Positions are open to students of all class years. Housing, Internet access, and laundry are all provided during the summer camp season and students are paid a stipend. Woodlands is seeking candidates interested in art, music, therapy, education, healthcare, or psychology. Attend the on-campus session from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, October 16, in Campus Center 303 to meet Patrick Joyal, talent acquisition coordinator, pjoyal@woodlandsfoundation.org.

Teaching Tidbits–The Role of Faculty in Student Life: 10/16

Posted on October 12, 2017 | Filed under Archive

All educators are invited to join the Teaching Tidbits brown bag series which continues on Monday, October 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in McKinley’s Private Dining Room. Teaching Tidbits are informal lunchtime conversations (BYOL) on pedagogy innovations, challenges, and ideas. Any interested faculty or staff are welcome to join us; there is no obligation to come to all meetings. This next meeting is focused on discussing the role of faculty in student life. For Teaching Tidbit questions or ideas, or to gain access to the Teaching Tidbits blog, please contact Alexis Hart, Tricia Humphreys, or Lydia Eckstein.

Religious Life Fall Crawl: 10/14

Posted on October 12, 2017 | Filed under Archive

On Saturday, October 14, MOSAIC is coordinating a Fall Crawl that moves to four different religious houses on campus for food and conversation about the religious groups represented in the houses. The event begins at the Newman House at 4:30 p.m., then moves to the Prayer and Meditation (PAM) Retreat, Lighthouse, and Hillel House. Join us for any or all of those stops!

Schubralkwin Fall Fest: 10/14

Posted on October 12, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Schultz, Brooks, Walker, and Baldwin to soak up the last of the wonderful fall weather Saturday, October 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Brooks Circle. Listen to music and play games or sit by a fire and enjoy cider, doughnuts, and s’mores! Rain location will be Shultz Banquet Hall.

Brother to Brother Meeting, Barbershop and 2K Tournament: 10/13

Posted on October 12, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Brother to Brother will host a meeting, barbershop. and 2K Tournament on Friday, October 13, at 4 p.m. in the Ethel Mae Gillespie Center in Brooks Hall. Come hang out, connect with other students/staff, eat food, and have fun.

Enter the Center: 10/13

Posted on October 12, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join the campus community in kicking off this semester’s Late Night programming with fun activities in and around the Campus Center from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, October 13. Check out the participating events that follow. Please contact sli@allegheny.edu with any questions. Read more…

Panel to Discuss Bias Against Witches: 10/12

Posted on October 11, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Earth Spiritualities and MOSAIC for a discussion on bias against witches and witchcraft at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, in Campus Center 206. The forum will be led by student speakers and alumna Alicia Foster-Scales, and will cover the history of witchcraft and the different religious traditions and cultures that use or have been accused of using witchcraft.

Ping Pong Tournament: 10/13

Posted on October 11, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room is hosting a Ping Pong Tournament on Friday, October 13, at 8 p.m. Sign-ups will be taken until 8:05 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three placements. Stop by to play, or to cheer on your friends. Refreshments will be provided during the tournament.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 10/11

Posted on October 10, 2017 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, October 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

American Association of University Professors Receptions

Posted on October 10, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Allegheny chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) for receptions and information sessions on Thursday, October 12, at 12:20 p.m. and Friday, October 13, at 4 p.m. Both sessions will be held in the Tippie Faculty Lounge and refreshments will be served. The AAUP is the national organization that advances “the rights of academics, particularly as those rights pertain to academic freedom and shared governance” and promotes “the interests of higher education teaching and research.” For more information, please contact Allegheny AAUP President, Sharon Wesoky, at swesoky@allegheny.edu or Ext. 3343.

Energy Challenge Night Hike: 10/13

Posted on October 10, 2017 | Filed under Archive

It’s the October Energy Challenge right now, so that means lights out! Join the Outing Club for a night hike at Robertson Athletic Complex for some good in-the-dark fun on Friday, October 13. Meet at Brooks Circle at 8 p.m. if you want to tromp around in the dark on the unluckiest night of the year.

McKinley’s Oktoberfest: 10/12

Posted on October 10, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Parkhurst Dining Services in McKinley’s on Thursday, October 12, for the annual Oktoberfest dining event. German-style foods will be served from the Pasta Station for lunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and for dinner from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. or until supplies run out. We will be serving bratwursts, schnitzel sliders, potato pancakes, soft pretzel sticks and beer cheese as well as German chocolate brownies. Yum! We hope to see you there.

Meet your Senators: 10/11

Posted on October 10, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Come and meet your Allegheny Student Government Senate for the Class of 2020. Voice your concerns about Allegheny and get to know who represents you. The Meet Your Senators event is Wednesday, October 11, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. There will be free popcorn.

Craft Night–Ceramic Tile Painting: 10/11

Posted on October 9, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room on Wednesday, October 11, between 8 and 10 p.m. for this week’s craft, Ceramic Tile Painting. Need inspiration? Pull up a YouTube video and create a rose bud, sunflower or other design. Paint a keepsake for yourself or for a gift to a family member or friend.

Welcome, New Employees

Posted on October 8, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny welcomes these new employees who recently joined the college: Nathan Henceroth, political science; Sharane Simon, geology; William Brunken, art; Irem Kurtsal, philosophy and religious studies, and Brandon Crum and Conor Smith, athletics and recreation.

Attend the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair

Posted on October 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The WestPACS Job & Internship Fair, the largest in the region, will take place Wednesday, October 11, and students and alumni can register for free. Over 100 employers attend this fair, recruiting for positions in and around the Pittsburgh region in a variety of fields, including accounting, business, computer science, human resources, education, marketing, writing, and more. Transportation to the fair will be provided for $10 by Career Education and students must reserve a spot by stopping in to Career Education by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 6.

Disaster Relief Outcomes

Posted on October 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

As a community we raised $1,000 that will go toward Habitat for Humanity International to help with home reconstruction and repair, and to Operation USA which provides medical supplies and assistance for victims of natural disasters. The Civic Engagement Office could not have accomplished this fundraiser without the generous donations of students, faculty, community members and staff this week. We would like to extend a big thank you to all who volunteered your time to help. This goes to show what we can accomplish anything as a beloved community.

Animal Welfare of Allegheny to Hold Supply Drive for Local Pittsburgh Rat Lover’s Club & Rescue

Posted on October 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Animal Welfare of Allegheny will be holding a supply drive to benefit the Pittsburgh Rat Lover’s Club & Rescue. Due a high-scale rescue from a hoarding situation in Erie, the rescue is in need for specific supplies. There will be a collection bin placed on the second floor of the Campus Center in which to drop off donations. Here is a list of supplies that the rescue is in need of most: Read more…

Pelletier Hours Over Fall Break

Posted on October 4, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Pelletier Library will be open the following Fall Break hours: Friday, October 6, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, October 7-8, noon to 5 p.m., and Monday, October 9, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Normal hours resume Tuesday, October 10.

Game Room Fall Break Hours

Posted on October 4, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room’s reduced hours for Fall Break are: Friday, October 6, through Tuesday, October 10, 2 to 6 p.m. Leaf-making crafts will be available throughout the break. Check out the display case in front of the Game Room for ideas and plan to stop by to create your own awesome, seasonal decorations!

Queer People of Color (QPoC) Lunch: 10/5

Posted on October 4, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Queer People of Color (QPoC) for our lunch meeting at noon Thursday, October 5, in the IDEAS Center. We will talk about upcoming events, and discuss issues facing our community. Food will be provided.

5th Annual DeHart Local Foods Dinner Plus the Free Market and Festival Is Wednesday: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

DeHart Market and Festival at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Brooks Circle: Taste some orchard-fresh cider and locally roasted coffee, build your own bouquet, buy some produce or maple candy from our vendors, pedal your way to a bike-blended smoothie, indulge in a free Amish fruit hand pie, and enjoy a live performance of Salmon Frank. DeHart Local Foods Dinner at 6:30 p.m. in Schultz Dining Hall: If you were able to get a ticket, we look forward to seeing you at the table to enjoy the bounty of Crawford County. You will not be disappointed.

2018 Ukraine-Moldova EL Travel Seminar Information Session: 10/5

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

What are the legacies of communism in Europe? What does it mean to live in the shadow of Russia and the Soviet past? How do a people become a nation? Explore these and related questions through the EL Seminar “Post-Soviet Landscapes: Ukraine and Moldova after the Collapse of Communism.” The three-week seminar is led by Professor Ken Pinnow and offers a comparative study of Ukraine and Moldova, two former Soviet republics that achieved independence in 1991. Based in Chisinau, Moldova and Kyiv, Ukraine, participants will have daily interactions with scholars and local citizens, visit the Chernobyl nuclear accident zone, see historic landmarks and cultural events, and travel to areas outside the capital cities. Particular emphasis is placed on the construction of national histories, and how Ukraine and Moldova are dealing with the legacies of Soviet rule, including public health challenges, political change, environmental degradation, socioeconomic transformations, and so-called “frozen conflicts.”
An information session will take place from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, in Arter 209. In addition to answering your questions, Professor Pinnow will provide information about the trip, including details about the application process, itinerary, and program costs. He also will discuss ways that the program can be tailored to meet your particular academic and career interests. If you are unable to attend, please contact Professor Pinnow directly (kpinnow@allegheny.edu).

Invitation to Present at the Fall Poster Symposium and Gateway Open House: 10/21

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Fall Poster Symposium and Gateway Open House will be Saturday, October 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. At this event, students who completed URSCA, Civic Engagement, internship, or international experiences this past summer are invited to participate by presenting a poster about the experience. The URSCA office will pay for the cost of printing the poster. If you’d like to participate, sign up here by Wednesday, October 11, at 5 p.m. For information about putting together a poster on your experience, please read through the instructions for poster making and check out the “Tips for Conference Presentation” links on the URSCA website. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Lee Coates at lcoates@allegheny.edu.

National Depression Awareness Day: 10/5

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Counseling and Personal Development Center will be in the Campus Center on Thursday, October 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. providing information for National Depression Awareness Day. The center also will provide information on how to take a confidential online depression screening. There also will be a Therapy Dog!

AERO–Initial Meeting: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Interested in medicine and learning the skills to help others? Then Allegheny’s Emergency Response Organization (AERO) is the club for you. We will be holding our first-ever meeting on Wednesday, October 4, at 8:15 p.m. in Carr 120. This will be an opportunity for you to get involved, learn about our mission, sign up for upcoming events. All students and faculty are welcome.

Psychology Picnic: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Come get to know members of the Psychology Department. There will be apple pie, pumpkin pie, donuts, hot apple cider and hot chocolate. Swing by the Bicentennial Plaza between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. If it rains the picnic will be held inside Carnegie.

Curling in Meadville at the MARC

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

There will be Curling in Meadville this fall and winter at the MARC (Meadville Area Recreational Complex). If you are interested in trying it, the French Creek Curling Club will be hosting a couple “Learn to Curl Nights” at the MARC. Check out the Website for information and “Learn to Curl” signups. We will also be registering and signing up teams after the Learn to Curl nights for a full season of Curling on Wednesday nights. So keep checking the French Creek Curling Club website (and Facebook page) for updates about all things related to Curling in Meadville.

Judicial Review Board Applications Wanted

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny Student Government Judicial Review Board is looking for new members. Applications are rolling, but preference will be given to those who apply early. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mark Macstudy at macstudym@allegheny.edu or Valerie Hurst at hurstv@allegheny.edu. Click here for the application.

Allegheny College Rocks–A New Painted Rock Facebook Group

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join the “Allegheny College Rocks” group on Facebook. This is a group that paints rocks and hides them as an act of random kindness. Join us and help spread some positive vibes in our community. Paint some rocks, hide them, others find them and take pics and post on this group. Collect them or re-hide them! #acgatorrocks

Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival–Try a Mooncake: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Celebrate Mid Autumn Festival with the International Education Office, located in the Gateway (green node) in Pelletier Library. Taste mooncake (traditional food for the holiday) and learn about the upcoming ELs, international internships, and study away opportunities. Wednesday, October 4, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Gateway.

Teach For America Representative on Campus: 10/3

Posted on October 2, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Interested in learning more about Teach For America? Join Kaelyn Thomas, Teach For America representative, on Tuesday, October 3, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. in Campus Center Room 303. Bring your lunch and learn about this national program that works to address educational inequity by placing new graduates as teachers in underserved communities across the country.

3/2 Engineering at Washington University: 10/4

Posted on October 2, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Interested in engineering? Trevor Bilhorn of Washington University (St. Louis) will be here on Wednesday, October 4, to give a presentation on their dual degree (3/2) engineering program. The presentation will be in Carr Hall Room 239 at 3:30 p.m. (The dual degree (3/2) engineering program allows students to earn two bachelor’s degrees in five years: one from Allegheny in their major and the other in engineering from an affiliated school. Contact Professor D. Willey — dwilley@allegheny.edu — for further information and requirements.)

Deadline for People & Places: 10/4

Posted on October 2, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 4. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Outing Club New Leader Info Session: 10/3

Posted on October 2, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Outing Club board will be hosting an information session for people who are interested in applying to be leaders. The board will discuss things like application timeline, leader responsibilities, benefits, and more. The session will be held Tuesday, October 3, in Carr Hall Room 238 at 8 p.m.

Game Room–Pet Rock Making: 10/4

Posted on October 2, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room in the Campus Center on Wednesday, October 4, between 8 and 10 p.m. for this week’s craft, Pet Rock Making. Arrive at 8 p.m. to select the rock that speaks to you and then bring it to life with the crafting supplies.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 10/3

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Tuesday, October 3, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

DeHart Local Foods Dinner Tickets on Sale Monday: 10/2

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

One ticket scores you freshly churned maple ice cream, orchard-fresh apple crisp, locally roasted coffee, and a dozen other dishes bursting with locally grown or produced items like oyster mushrooms, butternut squash, Asian pears, pork sausage, honey, even pickled eggs. Get your ticket for just one meal swipe, $9 GatorCash or Munch, or $15 cash. All are welcome: students, faculty, staff, community members, family. Tickets are on sale 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Brooks and the Campus Center lobby starting Monday, October 2. Last year we sold out after four hours of sales, so don’t wait to get your ticket!

EL Travel Seminar to Nicaragua Information Session: 10/4

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Nicaragua–a land of volcanoes, conflicts, and significant health disparities. EL participants in the Nicaragua seminar will gain an understanding of how key events in the history of Nicaragua have affected the culture resulting in a variety of social issues facing Nicaraguans, especially those who lack access to adequate health care. This EL seminar is an international service-learning course, including a 14-day immersion experience in Nicaragua and will be led by the Gateway Directors Kirsten Peterson and Jim Fitch.While in Nicaragua, students will work at “Project Chacocente,” a resettlement project for families previously living in Managua’s garbage dump. In addition, there will be a series of lectures on course-related topics by experts or scholars in Nicaragua. The second 2018 Nicaragua EL Seminar Information Session takes place on Wednesday, October 4, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Steffee B-102.
This course will require participation in a minimum of three two-hour seminars held during spring semester and approximately 15 hours of service with the annual Gators Give Back Rummage Sale. Familiarity with the Spanish language is encouraged but not required. Please contact Kirsten Peterson (kpeterso@allegheny.edu) or Jim Fitch (jfitch@allegheny.edu) with any questions.

Flu Shot Clinic: 10/11 & 10/12

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Winslow Health Center will be offering flu shots on Wednesday, October 11, and Thursday, October 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. The clinic is open to all Allegheny students, employees, and spouses. Please wear short sleeves. The cost is $25–we will accept cash or a check made payable to Allegheny College. Students also have the option of billing to their student account. If these times are not convenient, please call for an appointment: (814) 332-4355.

First Fun Friday – Colleague Tips and Tricks: 10/6

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

ITS will have a presentation on Ellucian Colleague UI Tips and Tricks on Friday, October 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Murray 117. This is part of its ongoing First Fun Friday training series. Whether you’re brand new to Colleague or have been using it for years, there might be something new for you to learn! We’ll also showcase the latest and greatest version of Colleague UI, which changes the look and feel of Colleague. Interested staff and administration who have access to the Colleague system are welcome. Please let us know if you plan to attend by contacting Molly Smith in ITS (Enterprise Services), but RSVP is not required.

12th Annual Candlelight Vigil with Alpha Chi Omega: 10/4

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Women’s Services Inc. and the sisters of Alpha Chi Omega at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, in Ford Memorial Chapel in honoring the victims of domestic violence at our 12th Annual Candlelight Vigil. All donations collected will benefit Women’s Services in Meadville. We hope to see you there.

Disaster Relief: Hurricane Donation Collection Drive: 10/3 & 10/4

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Help Support Disaster Relief by donating any amount to the Hurricane Donation Collection Drive on Tuesday, October 3, and Wednesday, October 4, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers at the entrance of the following locations will accept cash or check donations: Campus Center, Brooks Walk, the Wise Center, or you can drop off a donation in Civic Engagement in the Pelletier Library. All donations will go to supporting Habitat for Humanity International and Operation USA and their reconstruction and medical supply relief efforts for the recent hurricanes that have affected the United States and the Caribbean. Any amount will help and be very much appreciated. Checks can be made payable to Allegheny College. To learn more, please contact Civic Engagement in the Allegheny Gateway at civicengagement@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-5318.

Phone Banking: 10/5

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The College Democrats will be phone banking for Democratic candidates in the upcoming local elections on October 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Quigley 122.

Jubilee Launch Party at ACO: 10/3

Posted on October 1, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Jubilee Conference is a gathering of thousands of college students learning how to worship God with their whole lives. Join us at ACO at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, for the Jubilee Launch Party in Ford Chapel Oratory. The event kicks off registration for this amazing event with stories, videos, Q&A, snacks, prizes and more! Jubilee equips students to serve Jesus Christ passionately in their academics, vocations, communities, and families. All students are welcome!

Items Due Friday for Faculty Meeting Agenda: 9/29

Posted on September 28, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Items for the next faculty meeting are due to Amelia Carr, faculty secretary (acarr@allegheny.edu), by 5 p.m. Friday, September 29. Please include electronic copies of your reports and handouts to be distributed with the Faculty Meeting Notice to prepare us for discussion at the meeting. If you would like to make an announcement, please send a brief version of it to be included with the Faculty Meeting Notice. If you have any questions about bringing your items before the faculty, please contact Amelia Carr or Alice Deckert, faculty moderator.

2018 Japan EL Trip Information Sessions

Posted on September 28, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Japan Experiential Learning Seminar by the Art Department is planned for May-June 2018. If you would like to participate, information sessions will be held in Vukovich 203 (Design Lab) starting at 12:15 p.m. on these dates: Tuesday, October 3; Thursday, October 5; Wednesday, October 18; Friday, October 20, and Thursday, October 26.

FBI Honors Internship Program Information Session: 10/4

Posted on September 28, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Get started in a career like no other with the FBI Honors Internship Program. The Honors Internship Program is a 10-week, paid internship for college students. While exploring career options, students work side-by-side with FBI employees at its Washington, D.C.-area headquarters or in field offices around the country. Open to a wide range of academic areas, this internship offers experiences students can’t find anywhere else. The applications are due on October 15, 2017. To learn more, attend the information session on Wednesday, October 4, from noon to 1 p.m. in Campus Center 206.