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Extended Summer Hours for Mailing Services

Posted on May 23, 2017 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College Mailing Services will be open extended hours June 1 to July 31, 2017. The retail and package window will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Summer Guests on Campus This Week

Posted on May 22, 2017 | Filed under General News

Please join Conference and Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week: Allegro, Commonwealth Charter Academy, and 21st Century Cyber School.

Creek Connections May Newsletter

Posted on May 19, 2017 | Filed under General News

Check out our May newsletter for a wrap up of our 2017 Student Research Symposia, notes from our Robert Morris University Creekers and checking in with a few of our participating schools.

Summer Work Hours

Posted on May 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

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

McKinley’s Summer Hours

Posted on May 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

McKinley’s will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Summer Break, Hours can change to fit Camp Meal needs. Please check Parkhurst Dining’s website for hours during summer camps.

Campus Center Summer Hours

Posted on May 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Campus Center’s reduced summer hours are as follows: May 14 to June 4, 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; June 5 to August 23: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; August 24, resume normal hours; Monday, May 29, closed; Monday & Tuesday, July 3 & 4, closed. After hours AllCard access to the Campus Center is disabled over the summer.

Bookstore Summer Hours

Posted on May 10, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Bookstore’s summer hours beginning Monday, May 15, will be noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Closed weekends.) On Reunion Weekend, June 1-4, the Bookstore will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

2017-2018 Airport and Megabus Shuttle Transportation Schedule

Posted on May 10, 2017 | Filed under General News

The 2017-2018 transportation schedule for the Pittsburgh and Cleveland airports, and the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Megabus stop in Pittsburgh, are available on the Student Leadership & Involvement website. Registration for shuttles will open on August 1, 2017.

For Employees: TIAA Consultations

Posted on May 9, 2017 | Filed under General News

A representative from TIAA will be on campus for individual counseling sessions on the following dates and locations:
Wednesday, May 17 – Campus Center 318
Thursday, May 25 – Campus Center 206
Thursday, June 8 – Campus Center 317
Friday, June 23 – Campus Center 318
You can discuss your personal financial situation with an experienced TIAA financial consultant on a confidential basis. The TIAA rep can help you with questions such as: Am I invested in the right mix of investments to help meet my retirement goals? Am I saving enough to create the retirement income I will need? Register for a session to get an action plan created especially for you. RSVP as soon as you can as space is limited. You can register at www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Transcript Freeze Effective 5/9

Posted on May 7, 2017 | Filed under Events, General News

Effective Tuesday, May 9, transcript requests for current students cannot be processed until spring semester grades are posted. If you have a deadline date before or near May 9, we recommend that you request your transcript(s) prior to May 9; otherwise it will be held until May 26. Students wishing to have spring semester grades should indicate “AFTER GRADES ARE POSTED” when ordering through the Web Advisor (Transcript on Demand Service). We anticipate that these transcripts will be processed and forwarded on May 26, 2017.
SENIORS: Final transcripts for seniors with degree and major(s) posted will also be available May 26, but you MUST indicate “AFTER DEGREE IS CONFERRED” when ordering through the WebAdvisor (Transcript on Demand Service). Questions or concerns? Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 814-332-2357 or registrar@allegheny.edu.

Summer Projects for the Network for Local Knowledge and Research

Posted on May 3, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Gateway is looking for students for several summer community-based projects. These are 10-week paid positions working in partnership with local agencies and Allegheny College faculty. Please contact Zac Callen at zcallen@allegheny.edu or Dave Roncolato at droncola@allegheny.edu if you are interested.

Students–Community & Justice Studies Special Topics Course Fall 2017

Posted on April 27, 2017 | Filed under General News

Community & Justice Studies is offering a one-time-only special topic course, COMJ 591, for Fall 2017. The two-credit course will be held on Wednesdays from 12:15 to 1:20 p.m. and is titled “Courageous Conversations of Race: A Study of What Makes Talking About Race Difficult.” Discussions will draw on Derald Sue’s book “Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race.” A group of students and employees will explore this topic over lunch, focusing on what can be done to facilitate race talk at Allegheny. The course will be facilitated by Professor Emeritus Bill Bywater and Professor Eleanor Weisman. Contact eweisman@allegheny.edu for more information or register for this course by May 5.

Employee Invitation to Join “Courageous Conversations on Race”

Posted on April 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Employees are invited to participate in “Courageous Conversations on Race” a 10-week lunchtime discussion series during the fall of 2017. The discussions will be facilitated by Professor Eleanor Weisman and Professor Bill Bywater. You will receive a copy of Dr. Derald Sue’s book “Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race” that will provide the backbone for our discussion. There are spaces for 10 employees and eight students. Employees will gain new knowledge and skills. If you are interested in participating, please complete the form here as soon as possible. This series is supported by the Diversity Innovation Fund. Questions to eweisman@allegheny.edu or Ext. 3388. ​

Summer Volunteering at the Soup Kitchen

Posted on April 25, 2017 | Filed under General News

Staying on campus for part of the summer? Now is a great chance to get into the community by volunteering at the Stone Church Soup Kitchen. The time commitment is only about one to two hours per week. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form and contact Sarah Nathan at nathans@allegheny.edu

New Course for Fall 2017: Professional Communication

Posted on April 23, 2017 | Filed under General News

Looking for another course for Fall 2017? Consider enrolling in ENGL 290: Professional Communication. Students in this course will design and compose individual and collaborative texts common in workplace and professional contexts, consider the principles of document design, and reflect upon the ethical implications of a text’s content, design, and mode of delivery. See Professor Hart for more information.

Creek Camp at Allegheny College

Posted on April 3, 2017 | Filed under General News

Do you know a high school student who is interested in environmental science? Nature? Freshwater ecology? Allegheny College? Creek Connections is hosting Creek Camp on campus this summer. For more than 10 years, Creek Connections has welcomed high school students to spend a week on campus, giving them a taste of life as a college student as well as an introduction to environmental-related careers. Creek Campers live in a residence hall; interact with current students, professors, staff and local environmental professionals; explore the French Creek watershed with its incredible biodiversity; and get to know other teens with similar interests. There are two chances to attend Creek Camp: June 25-30 or July 9-14. Previous Creek Campers have come from many different states and even from other countries! Apply online at creekconnections.allegheny.edu then click on Creek Camp.

International Dinner: 11/22

Posted on November 19, 2015 | Filed under Archive, General News

The annual International Dinner will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 in Schultz Banquet Hall. The door opens at 5:30 p.m. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Deadlines for My Allegheny

Posted on August 25, 2013 | Filed under General News

Here are a few things to remember about My Allegheny: Items for My Allegheny must be submitted by 4 p.m. in order to be posted to My Allegheny the following day. Items are not posted on Saturday or Sunday except for Safety Alerts. Items to be posted on Monday must be received by 4 p.m. the previous Friday. Submissions are automatically removed after an event has passed. Please note that due to the volume of postings we receive we cannot re-post items. Academic events are also listed in the calendar box to the right of the postings to give them greater visibility and so that you can quickly see lectures, concerts, gallery shows and other events related to our lives as scholars. Questions about My Allegheny? Contact Rick Stanley at 332-4395 or rstanley@allegheny.edu.