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Employee Brown Bag Lunch to Discuss LGBTQ Training: 4/25

Posted on April 20, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Office of the Provost and the IDEAS Center invite any employees who have completed their online training on LGBTQ issues to attend a lunch-time discussion. Get clarifications on terminology. Hear questions from your colleagues. Get answers to your own questions. Ande Diaz and IDEAS Center Staff will lead an informal discussion on the Kognito on-line training. Beverages and dessert provided. The lunch will be held Tuesday, April 25, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Intercultural Center Lounge located on the third floor of the Campus Center (next to the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement.) Questions? Please contact or call 332-6240.

Allegheny Jazz Band Plans Concert: 4/23

Posted on April 20, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny College Jazz Band will perform its annual spring concert on Sunday, April 23, at 3:15 p.m. in the lobby of the college’s Henderson Campus Center. The concert is free and open to the public. The performance repertoire includes, “C-Jam Blues,” “The Tiger of San Pedro,” “The Girl From Ipanema,” “S’ Wonderful,” “Stompin’ at the Savoy,” “Sweet Georgia Brown,” “Cut the Cake,” “Moon River,” “Killer Joe,” “Somewhere,” and “Satin Doll.” Instrumental soloists and a vocal soloist will be showcased. The ensemble, made up of 27 students and one faculty member, is under the direction of Stephen F. Corsi.

Allegheny College Percussion Ensemble: 5/1

Posted on April 20, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny College Percussion Ensemble will perform on Monday, May 1, at 8 p.m. on the stage of Shafer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. The group’s performance repertoire includes “Caravan,” “Irish Tune From County Derry,” “Three Asiatic Dances,” “Stinkin’ Garbage,” “Take Three,” “Living Room Music,” “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” and “Hip Hop Deluxe.” The ensemble is composed of seven students from the Music Department and is directed by Stephen F. Corsi. Audience seating will be on the auditorium stage.

Biology Department Senior Project Symposium: 4/24-4/26

Posted on April 18, 2017 | Filed under Events

To celebrate the research accomplishments of the Class of 2017, the Biology Department is pleased to host its Twentieth Annual Senior Project Symposium on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, April 24, 25 and 26, in the Steffee Hall of Life Sciences. Graduating seniors will present the results of their senior project research in sessions beginning at 1:30 p.m. each afternoon. All members of the college community are invited and welcome to attend. Juniors, sophomores, and first-year students who have an interest in biology are especially encouraged to attend and participate. A complete schedule of all symposium activities may be viewed here.

ES Spring Speaker Series–Dr. Elizabeth Dooley: 4/21

Posted on April 18, 2017 | Filed under Events

Dr. Elizabeth Dooley of the Beginning Farmer Center and International Farm Transition Network will give a talk, “Climate Change and Agriculture: Transforming Global Policy into Local Action” at 12:25 p.m. Friday, April 21, in Carr Hall 238. Soup will be provided beginning at 12:15 p.m.

Playshop Presents “Baby With the Bathwater”: 4/20-23

Posted on April 16, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Playshop Theatre announces its final production of the academic year: “Baby With the Bathwater,” by Christopher Durang, will be performed Thursday through Saturday, April 20-22 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m. in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre in the Vukovich Center. The production is directed by Dan Crozier. Read more…

2017 Senior Student-Athlete Awards Celebration: 5/2

Posted on April 16, 2017 | Filed under Events

The members of the Department of Athletics invite the Allegheny College community to the 2017 Senior Student-Athlete Awards Celebration. This year the event will be held on Tuesday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium. We encourage all faculty, staff, administrators and friends of the department to join us as we look back at the outstanding accomplishments by our student-athletes this year, in addition to celebrating the four-year careers of the senior class. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Bill Ross at (814) 332-2316.

Put Your Foreign Language to Work for You: 4/19 & 4/26

Posted on April 16, 2017 | Filed under Events

Get beyond “I speak [fill in the blank].” Attend the Language Professional Development Workshops sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages and Career Education on April 19 and April 26 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Doane 104. Create a succinct “elevator pitch” for yourself, hone your networking skills, and learn ways to expand your opportunities for jobs, internships and grants. (Feel free to BYO lunch.) Read more…

Call for Student Proposals for May 2 Celebration Day Student Spotlight Session

Posted on April 13, 2017 | Filed under Events

On Tuesday, May 2, Allegheny College will hold the first annual Celebration Day. The purpose of this day is to highlight creative student work from the past year. The day’s events will include panels showcasing student projects and experiences, presentations of senior projects, a poster symposium, and the Honors Convocation. Have you recently completed an interesting, creative project or experience? Would you like to share it with the community? If so, we encourage you to apply to present your work at the Student Spotlight Session. Any student or group of students is invited to submit an idea for this session as long as it is NOT connected with the senior project. Examples of projects or experiences could include research conducted through independent studies or internships, projects with Meadville partners, projects in conjunction with a Gateway office or other Allegheny program, etc. If selected to present, you (and your collaborators) would hold a panel session to discuss your work with the Allegheny community. This Celebration Day event will be held on May 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. If you are interested, please fill out this Google form no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21. The URSCA office will select approximately six projects to highlight during the session. Once selected, our office will be in touch with more information and support for your panel. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Aimee Knupsky, Director of URSCA, at

2017 Senior Class Gift Donor Reception: 5/1

Posted on April 12, 2017 | Filed under Events

To recognize and thank the members of the Class of 2017 who have generously supported the Senior Class Gift, all donors are invited to attend the Senior Class Gift Donor Recognition Reception at the home of President James H. Mullen, Jr. on Monday, May 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. If you haven’t yet participated in the Senior Class Gift, please click here to make your gift and register for the reception.

Earth Day Service Saturday: 4/22

Posted on April 10, 2017 | Filed under Events

In celebration of Earth Day, Civic Engagement will be hosting its final Service Saturday of the semester on April 22. Interested participants can sign up here. The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. in Pelletier Library with a light breakfast. Transportation will be provided to those who need it, and no prior experience is necessary! Questions? Please contact

March for Science Meadville: 4/22

Posted on April 3, 2017 | Filed under Events

The URSCA office is excited to announce that Meadville will have an official, satellite city March for Science on Earth Day, April 22. This worldwide event has been organized to demonstrate the importance and value of science and evidence-based decision making. You can read more about the goals of the March for Science here. The Meadville march will begin at 10 a.m. and run through 1 p.m. on April 22 in Diamond Park. To learn more and to express interest in attending, you can like the March for Science -Meadville, PA Facebook page. You can also sign up for a T-shirt for the event using this Google form. T-shirts will cost approximately $13 (or less) and proceeds will go to science-based organizations and efforts. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Allison Connell Pensky who is coordinating the event at

Seniors: Commencement Information

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under Events

Attention seniors: All Commencement information (ie: cap & gowns, tickets, etc.) can be found on the Commencement website.