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For Employees: Complete the Playshop Theatre Mailing List Questionnaire by 12/8

Posted on December 7, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Employees are reminded to please complete this form for receiving notifications from the Playshop Theatre; we have reached about 45% of employees and would really like more responses. The form is to opt out of the current home address mailing list. We have extended the deadline to Friday, December 8!
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Small Town Big Art Event: 12/9

Posted on December 7, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Please come celebrate Meadville and get to know your neighbors at the Small Town Big Art Event on Saturday, December 9, at 11 a.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. Get to know your community members as we celebrate some of the best Meadville has to offer. Eat food, check out local painters, listen to live music, and have fun. You can stay for 15 minutes, or stay for a couple hours — just drop on in and meet some new people.

Queer People of Color Meeting: 12/7

Posted on December 6, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join Queer People of Color for its final meeting of the semester on Thursday, December 7, at 12:30 p.m. in the IDEAS Center. Come build community, share stories, and/or just listen to others. Pizza will be provided.

A5’s Bubble Tea Night: 12/10

Posted on December 6, 2017 | Filed under Archive

A5 Club will be having a Bubble Tea Event where we will providing bubble tea drinks along with snacks at 5 p.m. Sunday, December 10, in the Campus Center lobby. There will be a variety of flavors, such as honeydew, mango, taro, coconut, etc. It’s first-come first-serve, and bring your friends along to enjoy this delicious drink before finals week starts.

Democrat-Republican Debate: 12/7

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Vote Everywhere invites you to a debate between the College Republicans and the College Democrats on each party’s platform at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 7, in the Campus Center lobby. Come out to learn more about the platforms and the selected issues. There will be an opportunity for questions.

Leading Together on Community-Based Research–Pizza Lunch Presentation: 12/8

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Learn how students are leading a community-based research project through an Environmental Studies comp and a Political Science FS course. Presented by Sarah Nathan ’18, Ashley Leonard ’20, Dillin Gadley ’18, Morgan Boyd ’20, Raina Gorman ’20, Raven Clark ’19, and Samantha Awe ’20, who worked together this semester to conduct joint research interviews with community gardeners. Hosted by the Community Wellness Initiative with the Political Science and Environmental Science Departments. The presentation will be held in Carr 239 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Friday, December 8. A pizza lunch will be served.

Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers: 12/6

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Institute for the Recruitment of Teachers (IRT) was founded in 1990 to “deepen the pool of talented minorities entering the teaching profession in our country.” This organization recruits undergraduate students nationwide who are passionate about social justice and are interested in teaching at the K-12 or college level. The institute accepts applications from juniors and seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who plan to pursue a MAT, MA, or PhD in the Humanities and Social Sciences. If you would like more information, please come to the information session on Wednesday, December 6, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302.

The Beloved Community–A Panel Discussion: 12/6

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Bonner Advisory Board invites you to join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the Tippie Alumni Center for an engaging panel about the concept of the Beloved Community. This is a part of a wider initiative to engage the Allegheny community in their own meaning of a beloved community and what it means locally and nationally. There will also be a visual display of the written responses gathered from both the Allegheny and Meadville communities throughout the past two weeks.

Game Room Craft Night: Painting Wooden Snowflakes and Snowmen: 12/6

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room on Wednesday, December 6, between 8 and 10 p.m. for craft night. Select a wooden snowflake, snowman, or gift box to paint. Check out the supplies in the glass case outside of the Game Room and plan to come early for best selection.

Sorority Mocktails: 12/7

Posted on December 5, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Come for an evening of non-alcoholic cocktails and good conversation with women from each of the five sororities on campus at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 7, in Tippie Alumni Center. Snacks will also be provided. Semi-formal attire is recommended.

AAUP Meeting: 12/6

Posted on December 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny chapter of the American Association of University Professors will be meeting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, in the faculty lounge in the Tippie Center. AAUP is the national organization promoting academic freedom, tenure rights, and shared collegiate governance. All are welcome–refreshments will be served.

The Beloved Community–A Panel Discussion: 12/6

Posted on December 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Bonner Advisory Board invites you to join us at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the Tippie Alumni Center for an engaging panel about the concept of the Beloved Community. This is a part of a wider initiative to engage the Allegheny community in their own meaning of a beloved community and what it means locally and nationally. There will also be a visual display of the written responses gathered from both the Allegheny and Meadville communities throughout the past two weeks.

Faculty Delivery From Pelletier Library

Posted on December 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Our faculty delivery service will stop on Monday, December 11, and resume Monday, January 22. Requests made during this time will need to be picked up at the InfoDesk in Pelletier Library.

Hanukkah Party: 12/6

Posted on December 3, 2017 | Filed under Archive

On Wednesday, December 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall, Hillel will be serving latkes, donuts, and fun to celebrate Hanukkah. Please join us. Tickets are $2 and will be sold Monday and Tuesday during lunch in the Campus Center lobby and at the door. All proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Moment of Unity: 12/5

Posted on November 30, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Students, faculty, staff, administrators, and Meadville community members are invited to come together on Brooks Circle to share some time on this beautiful campus at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 5. This will be an opportunity to quietly and peacefully recognize our commonalities in a world that can seem polarized. President Mullen will attend and read the College’s statement of community, and we can all reflect on those words before parting ways. Should extreme weather occur, this event will be held in Ford Chapel. (In Meadville, light snow is not extreme weather. Some extra gloves and hats will be available.) The first 75 people to arrive will receive vinyl, waterproof stickers that have a message of peace and unity–“come together”–along with a globe and tree.

Public Service and Advocacy Internships Panel Discussion: 12/5

Posted on November 30, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Center for Political Participation and Law & Policy program for a public service and advocacy internship panel discussion on Tuesday, December 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Quigley Auditorium. Hear from four Allegheny students who completed high profile internships in public service and advocacy. Learn what it takes to land and succeed in those positions. Panelists include: Josh Cohen, intern for American Israel Public Affairs Committee; Paige Galloway, intern for Court Appointed Special Advocates; Emily Kovalesky, intern for Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey; and Jesse Tomkiewicz, field intern for Crawford County Democrats and intern for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign. This event will be facilitated by Terri Carr, associate director, Office of Career Education, and Royse Bachtel, Fellow, Center for Political Participation. Pizza will be provided.

AC Jazz Band on Tour: 12/4

Posted on November 30, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Jazz Band will be taking a School Tour on Monday, December 4. This Outreach Program, from the Music Department at Allegheny College, will focus on promoting music education in our local school districts, encouraging student involvement in their respective school’s music programs, and showcasing the talents of the 21 member AC Jazz Band, under the direction of Stephen F. Corsi. The tour will include performances at Conneaut Lake Elementary School and Conneaut Valley Elementary School. Tour music repertoire includes, “Route 66,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” “Groovin’ Hard,” “Spinning Wheel,” “The Chicken,” “How Deep is the Ocean,” “The Way We Were,” “Oleo,” “Cheesecake,” “I Dreamed a Dream,” and “Big Swing Face.”

Volunteers Needed for Service Saturday: 12/2

Posted on November 30, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The last Service Saturday of the semester is December 2. Please make an impact in Meadville. Make someone’s holiday season the best by giving your time. A light breakfast will be provided in Pelletier at 8:30 a.m. Sign up here.

Tie-Dye with Psi Chi: 12/1

Posted on November 30, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Come tie-dye with Psi Chi at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 2, in the Campus Center lobby. We are going to be selling Psych/Neuro Department shirts for $9 that you will have the option to tie-dye and all of the proceeds will go to the Alec Dale Fund. If you don’t want to buy a shirt to tie-dye you can bring your own.

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due Friday: 12/1

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Items for the December Faculty Meeting are due to Faculty Secretary Amelia Carr (acarr@allegheny.edu) by 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1. Please include electronic versions of any reports or handouts you intend to distribute to the faculty. If you would like to include an announcement please send a brief version of it to be included with the notice. Questions about the meeting agenda should be directed to Amelia Carr of Alice Deckert, moderator.

Faculty Lecture Series Talk by Timothy Chapp: 12/6

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The December talk in the Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series for 2017-18 will be held on Wednesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302. Timothy Chapp, assistant professor of chemistry, will present “Hydrogen, Hydrogenases and Their Potential Roles in Contributing to Sustainable Energy.” Read more…

Senior Project Presentations in Psychological Science Brown Bag on Friday: 12/1

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

You are invited to the last Psychological Science Brown Bag of the semester, featuring seniors presenting their Senior Projects, at 12:15 p.m. Friday, December 1, in Carnegie 110. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the comping process and to get an impression of the kinds of research students in the Psychology Department conduct. Students at varying stages of the process will present. Read more…

Teaching Tidbits–Syllabus Design: 12/4

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

All educators are invited to join the last Teaching Tidbits brown bag meeting of the semester on Monday, December 4, 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. In time to consider this conversation for next semester’s preparations, this meeting is focused on the elements of syllabus design (functions, components, effective syllabus language, etc.). For Teaching Tidbit questions or ideas, or to gain access to the Teaching Tidbits blog, please contact Alexis Hart, Tricia Humphreys, or Lydia Eckstein.

Final Resume Doctor of the Semester: 12/7

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Are you planning to apply to jobs or internships during Winter Break? Get your resume in the best shape before you leave campus. Stop in the Campus Center lobby between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, to have your resume, cover letters, or other documents reviewed by Career Education staff at the Resume Doctor session. Please bring a printed copy.

ISIS in Iraq, New Americans in the Rust Belt: 12/6

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Global Citizen Scholars Program will host Maitham Basha-Agha’s public presentation on Wednesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in the Pelletier Collaboratory. Basha-Agha is an Iraqi-American freelance photojournalist. He has recently worked for the Erie Reader and National Public Radio Marketplace in Erie, Pennsylvania. Basha-Agha began his photojournalism career without prior experience in 2014 covering the Anti-ISIS protest in Southern Iraq and the Syrian refugees in Northern Iraq. His work includes reporting on New Americans in Erie. Contact Laura Reeck (lreeck@allegheny.edu) or Dave Roncolato (droncola@allegheny.edu) with questions.

Summer Internships in India Info Session: 11/29

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Interested in an internship opportunity with the Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement in Mysore, India, for summer 2018? Attend the information session Wednesday, November 29, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Campus Center 312 to learn more about the application process, timeline and program. Internships are in health care, education, economic development, legal aid, community development, palliative care, and/or policy research. We also travel to New Delhi, Agra (Taj Mahal), Jaipur, Bangalore and other places for opportunities to learn more about India’s history, religions, music, languages, politics and geographical regions. Sponsored by International Education and Global Health. Email Professor Juvia Heuchert (jheucher@allegheny.edu) or Lucinda Morgan (lmorgan@allegheny.edu) for more information.

Single Voice Reading Featuring Allegheny Alumnus: 11/30

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Poet and Allegheny alumnus, James Davis May, will be joined by poet Chelsea Rathburn for a reading in Single Voice series on Thursday, November 30, at 7 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. Two Q&A sessions with the poets will take place on Thursday morning and both are open to the public: at 9:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m., both in Odd Fellows 222.

Game Room Craft Night–Pouch Making/Decorating: 11/29

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join the Student Art Society as they host this week’s Craft Night, Pouch Making, on Wednesday, November 29, from 8 to 10 p.m. Create a pouch to store your Magic dice, Magic cards, Pokemon cards and other items. Check out the array of fabric designs in the glass case outside of the Game Room.

Celebrations and Concerns Deadline: 12/1

Posted on November 29, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next issue of Celebrations and Concerns is Friday, December 1. Employee personal news such as births, marriages, personal achievement, and serious illness or death within the immediate family may be submitted by contacting Jane Ellen Nickell (Ext. 2800 or jnickell@allegheny.edu) or by using this form. To receive the monthly email, use this form.

Deadline for People & Places: 12/1

Posted on November 29, 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. Friday, December 1. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 11/29

Posted on November 27, 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, November 29, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Last Service Saturday of the Semester: 12/2

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The last Service Saturday of the semester is December 2. Come and see what it’s really like to make an impact in Meadville. Make someone’s holiday season the best. A light breakfast will be provided in Pelletier at 8:30 a.m. Sign up here.

Cookies and Milk Holiday Concert: 12/3

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College’s Dance and Movement Studies Program presents its annual holiday concert, Cookies and Milk, for families and children on Sunday, December 3, with performances at 2 and 4 p.m. in the Montgomery Performance Space. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. The concert has been a tradition for almost 20 years. Many people from the Meadville community as well as Allegheny students help to make the show a joyful event. This is the fifth year that local bakers from Creating Landscapes for Families will be providing the cookies served. In keeping with the seasonal spirit of giving, there will be a collection box for Toys for Tots at the concert. Audience members are welcome to contribute new, unwrapped toys to be gifted to a child who might otherwise not receive holiday presents. The concert is free and open to the public. Call the Dance and Movement Studies office (814) 332-2813 to make a reservation.

Playshop Theatre Auditions: 11/28 & 11/29

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Playshop auditions for “Love and Information” by Carol Churchill will be held in Vukovich 107 on Tuesday, November 28, from 4:30 to 5:30 and 7 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, November 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. with callbacks on Thursday, November 30, at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary, and scripts are available in the Pelletier Library. Production Dates: February 22-25. For further Information, contact dcrozier@allegheny.edu

First Fun Friday: G Suite, Christmas Edition: 12/1

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

December’s First Fun Friday will focus on collaboration using the various Google applications. We will present a collection of tips to help you use G Suite more effectively for your personal and shared work. Come discuss basic sharing and privacy control in Sheets, Docs, and Slides. Learn about some lesser known features of Calendar, Gmail, Inbox, Forms, and Keep. Get suggestions for how to manage your private and shared files in Drive. Review a few workflows and work habits that you may want to consider. The (possibly holiday-themed) discussion will be led by Luke Fritz in ITS (Enterprise Services) on Friday, December 1, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Murray 117. Please, click here to let us know you plan to attend. And as always, bring questions or tips of your own to share.

Global Health Internship Program in Moldova 2018

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Would you like to learn more about Allegheny’s credit-bearing Global Health Internship Program in Moldova (mid-May to mid-July, 2018)? We are holding a final information session on Wednesday, November 29, in Carr 238, from 4 to 5 p.m., with former program students available to answer your questions. Among other details, we will discuss the new feature of the 2018 program whereby students can earn 4 transferable credits. Please note that this program is not limited to Global Health students; anyone interested in working in a health-related field in an international setting is welcome to come along. If you cannot make the meeting and would like further information about the program, please contact Professor Steven Farrelly-Jackson (sfarrell@allegheny.edu).

Winslow Health Center Closure: 11/29

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Winslow Health Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 29, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. for staff to attend training. Normal Wednesday hours will continue beginning at 5:30 and ending at 7 p.m.

Celebrate the International Write-In With Walking Tacos: 11/29

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join the peer writing consultants on Wednesday, November 29, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the main floor of Pelletier for a celebration of the International Write-in with a walking tacos bar. Learn about why remembering your TACOS can help make you a more effective writer. Let us know you’re planning to join us through our Facebook page.

Free Store Friday: 12/1

Posted on November 27, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Do you have clothes that you don’t wear anymore? Want to try a new style? Come to Free Store Friday at 5 p.m. Friday, December 1, in the Campus Center lobby to swap gently used clothes. You can receive any number of clothes equivalent to the amount you donate, free of charge. Go green and save green at the same time.

Mathematics Faculty Lecture by Dr. Lauren Williams from Mercyhurst University: 11/30

Posted on November 26, 2017 | Filed under Archive

As part of the Mathematics Faculty Lecture Series, Dr. Lauren Williams from Mercyhurst University will give a talk “The combinatorics of invariant polynomials on tensors under a product of orthogonal groups” on Thursday, November 30, at 4 p.m. in Arter 105. Read more…

Environmental Science Seminar: 11/30

Posted on November 26, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Visiting Professor of Environmental Science, Matt Bethurem, Ph.D., will present a seminar, “Cities take the lead: Analyzing the adoption of climate action plans by U.S. municipalities,” on Thursday, November 30, at 12:20 p.m. in Carr Hall 238. The talk will describe efforts, in the absence of federal efforts, to combat climate change at municipal scales. A light soup lunch will be provided.

For Students–STI Clinic: 11/29

Posted on November 26, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The third STI Clinic for November is scheduled for Thursday, November 29, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Winslow Health Center at the Winslow Health Center. No exam is required and testing is open to all students. If you would like to participate in this free testing clinic, please call the Health Center at (814) 332-4355 to schedule an appointment.

For Employees: Sustained Dialogue Workshop — January 2018

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

As part of a campus-wide initiative, we ask for employees’ participation in the Sustained Dialogue program to foster and model a culture of leadership, democratic governance, and civility across our community. Information is listed as follows; seating is limited. Please sign up here by December 1, 2017. Sustained Dialogue is an ongoing process during which small groups strive to improve their workplace climate through dialogue and collective action. We define dialogue as listening deeply enough to be changed by what you learn. Participants will learn to reach an understanding of possible problems in their environment and the power they have to collaborate in discovering shared solutions. Read more…

Pelletier Library Hours for Thanksgiving Break

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Pelletier Library will be open the following hours: Tuesday, November 21, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, November 22, 7:30 a.m. to noon; Thursday through Saturday, November 23-25, closed; Sunday, November 26, 2:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Campus Center Hours

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Campus Center’s reduced building hours for Thanksgiving Break are as follows: Wednesday, November 22, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, closed; Saturday, November 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, November 26, resume normal hours.

Loop Schedule Over Thanksgiving Break

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Loop will operate over Thanksgiving Break but with shorter hours. The Wednesday (November 22), Friday (November 24), and Saturday (November 25) Loop shuttles will run from 4 to 10 p.m. The regular schedule will resume on Wednesday, November 29. Students can also ride any of the regular CATA routes for free just by showing their Allegheny ID. For more information on the CATA routes, go to catabus.org.

Game Room Closure

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room will be closed for Thanksgiving break beginning Tuesday, November 21, through Sunday, November 26. Movie and board game check-in will continue to occur on a daily basis. Late fines will occur for items held beyond the sign-out period, as printed on each item. Please return movies to the Game Room’s movie drop slot to the left of the Game Room door. Board games that do not fit into the drop slot are to be returned to Student Leadership & Involvement.

Apply to Be on The Campus Newspaper Staff

Posted on November 20, 2017 | Filed under Archive

The Campus newspaper is looking for new staff members for the spring semester. Are you interested in writing, editing, taking photos, or doing layout and getting paid to do it? Then contact Joseph Tingley, tingleyj@allegheny.edu, or Marley Parish, parishm@allegheny.edu, to receive an application or if you have any questions. Positions are available in features, news, opinion, science/international, sports and photo departments. Prior experience in journalism or with InDesign is a plus but not required. Applications are due Monday, November 27.

Understanding America’s Rural-Urban Divide: 11/29

Posted on November 19, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Join the Law & Policy Program and the Center for Political Participation for a live webinar over your lunch hour starting at noon Wednesday, November 29, in Quigley Auditorium. America’s rural-urban divide, it seems, has never been greater, a point reinforced by large geographic disparities in support for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. But it is also the case that big cities and rural communities are more tightly integrated than ever and are increasingly interdependent, both economically and socially. Read more…

Mailroom Hours for Thanksgiving Break

Posted on November 19, 2017 | Filed under Archive

Mailing Services will close at noon on Wednesday, November 22. Please bring your outgoing mail to Mailing Services by 11 a.m. that day so there is time to process it before closing.