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ASG Gator of the Year: 4/5

Posted on March 30, 2017 | Filed under Events

Join ASG in welcoming this year’s Gator of the Year, Captain Mark Kelly. Kelly will be delivering a speech titled “Endeavor to Succeed” in Ford Memorial Chapel at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. Kelly’s biography and more can be found on ASG’s Facebook Page. No ticket is required for the event.

Education Studies Alumni Panel and Lunch: 4/3

Posted on March 30, 2017 | Filed under Events

For EDUC minors or those interested in Education: On Monday, April 3, from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Schultz East Alcove, Education Studies and the Pre-Ed Club will host three Allegheny alumni who have pursued creative, inspiring careers in Education. Jill Hyatt ’99, Rich Eisenberg ’76, and Nicholas Zapadka ’10 will speak about their own professional paths and answer questions about the field of education. Join us for lunch and great conversation!

Honor Committee Applications Due: 4/3

Posted on March 30, 2017 | Filed under Events

A reminder that the Honor Committee application is due Monday, April 3, at 5 p.m. The application, which is available to first-year students, can be found here. More information regarding the Honor Committee can be found on the website. Please contact Honor Committee chair, Angelina Winbush, with questions at winbusha@allegheny.edu.

Creek Connections March Newsletter

Posted on March 30, 2017 | Filed under General News

Creek Connections’ March Newsletter is now available. Read about our Project Crawdad Teacher Workshop as well as a workshop presentation at the annual Pennsylvania Environmental Educators Association Conference. We have tips for enjoying the outdoors while avoiding exposure to ticks and more.

Theta Chi and the ASG present the comedy of Evan Wecksell: 3/31

Posted on March 30, 2017 | Filed under General News

Theta Chi fraternity and the Allegheny Student Government invite you to the performance of songwriter and comedian Evan Wecksell at the Grounds for Change on Friday, March 31, at 7 p.m. Read more…

Seniors: Commencement Information

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under General News

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

Professor Juan Duchesne-Winter to Give Annual Lecture of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program: 4/3

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program presents its annual lecture on Monday, April 3, at 12:15 p.m. in 122 Carr Hall. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. Professor Juan Duchesne-Winter from the University of Pittsburgh will speak on “Ayahuasca: Amazonian Cultural Matrix of Global Impact.” Ayahuasca is a brew prepared with the vine of that name and with the stem of another plant called chacruna which has psychoactive properties that induce hallucinatory states. The use of ayahuasca has become a global experience extending to South American, North American, and European latitudes. Read more…

Final Big Idea Competition Workshop: 4/4

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under Events

The final planning workshop for the Big Idea Competition will take place on Tuesday, April 4, in Quigley Auditorium from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Chris Allison, entrepreneur in residence, will focus on “How to Pitch Your Business Idea.” Lunch will be provided. Click here for more information on the Big Idea Competition. Click here to register your team for the Big Idea Competition on April 28-29. Contact Sarah Holt at sholt@allegheny.edu if you have questions.

Seeking Additional Entertainment for Senior Citizen Recognition Day: 4/19

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under General News

We are looking for additional entertainment for 10 a.m. on Senior Citizen Recognition Day, Wednesday, April 19. Performances on musical instruments, singing, and dancing for individuals or groups would be welcome. For more information, please contact Dave Roncolato at (814) 332-5318 or at droncola@allegheny.edu.

International Club Spring Picnic: 4/2

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under General News

The International Club will be hosting its annual Spring Picnic on Sunday, April 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. on the North Village 1 lawn (or North Village 1, Building C lobby if it is raining.) There will be food from local restaurants. There also will be other activities such as henna, Frisbee, and more to enjoy. It will be free of charge, so come out and have a great time with the International Club.

Contra Dance at Allegheny: 4/1

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under General News

There will be an Allegheny College Contra Dance on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wise Center. Contra is danced to live music provided by TOPPISH–a local Irish dance band. Contra is community dancing, something like square dancing, Scottish dancing, and Irish ceili dancing all rolled into one. All dances will be taught. Students and community members are invited. Adults are $10, students are free. Families are most welcome. Court shoes, dance shoes or sock feet are required. Sorry, no street shoes. Come on out and shake a leg!

Celebrations and Concerns Deadline: 3/31

Posted on March 29, 2017 | Filed under General News

The deadline for the next issue of Celebrations and Concerns is Friday, March 31. 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.

“The Trump Presidency: Economic Policy Opportunities & Challenges”–The 16th Annual Executive Roundtable: 4/3

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

As President Trump and the Republican-led Congress navigate the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, there are many questions about how the promises made on the campaign trail translate into the reality of governing. What changes in economic policy can we expect to see during a Trump presidency, and how will those policies affect Americans? In the 16th Annual Executive Roundtable, “The Trump Presidency: Economic Policy Opportunities & Challenges,” co-sponsored by the Allegheny College Center for Business and Economics (CBE) and the Law & Policy Program, expert panelists from the world of economics and politics will discuss the implications of President Trump’s initial policy initiatives and the economic opportunities and challenges that will confront him during his presidency. The roundtable will take place on Monday, April 3, at 4 p.m. in Ford Chapel. Read more…

Community-Engaged and Service-Learning Course Announcement

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under General News

Community-Engaged and Service-Learning courses will now be designated with an “E” under the course section on Web Advisor. Please take note of this designation as you register for Fall 2017 courses. Faculty teaching these courses have selected their classes to be designated as “community engaged” and there will be a required community engagement component in the course. Some Community Engagement (E) courses fulfill the Civic Learning (CL) requirement and some do not. Questions can be directed to David Roncolato.

Bibliographical and Archive Internship Openings at the Modern Language Association

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Modern Language Association (MLA), currently led by Executive Director Rosemary G. Feal ’77, seeks three bibliographical interns for ­­summer 2017 to assist with research, testing, and administrative tasks relating to the historical archives of the MLA and to the MLA International Bibliography, the database of world languages and literatures. Read more…

Commencement Volunteers Needed

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under General News

Students, staff and administrators–if you would like to volunteer to assist with Commencement weekend activities, please contact the Office of Conference & Event Services at events@allegheny.edu or stop by Schultz Room 190 to fill out an application. (Staff and administrators do not need to fill out the application.)

International Studies Advising Session: 4/5

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

Are you a current or prospective major in International Studies? If so, please come to a block advising session in which questions about declaring the major, course offerings for Fall 2017, and study abroad will be answered. Program Chair Laura Reeck will hold the session on Wednesday, April 5, from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. in Ruter 201. Lunch will be provided.

Shane Bauer to Visit Allegheny: 4/7 & 4/8

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

Award-winning investigative journalist Shane Bauer will be speaking at Allegheny on Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8. On Friday at 7:30 p.m., Bauer will address the subject of border security, drawing on his recent experience, undercover, in a vigilante border militia in Arizona. This talk will be held in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center, with light refreshments provided. On Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Tillotson Room, Bauer will deliver the keynote speech at Allegheny’s Student Alliance for Prison Reform Conference. (The speech follows a dinner at 6:30, to which all are invited.) Read more…

Chemii’s Annual Bake Off: 3/30

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

Come join Chemii for its annual Chemistry-Themed Bake Off on Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in Steffee B102 and bring a chemistry-themed baked good to submit. The Betushes will be judging the competition, and the top winners will receive the prized ACS-issued periodic table blankets. All are welcome to participate.

How to Be a Student-Ready College: 4/4

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

Dr. Tia McNair, vice president of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), will deliver her keynote lecture “Becoming a Student-Ready College by Making High-Impact Practices Inclusive” on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in Quigley Auditorium. McNair’s work advocates for students’ success and inclusion and ask us all as members of higher education to become part of this foundational work. This talk is open to all members of our community and is sponsored by two Andrew W. Mellon grant initiatives and the Office of the Provost. For more information, please contact Soledad Caballero at scaballe@allegheny. For a description of the talk, please click here.

GAP to Sell Tickets to Pirates Game

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under General News

Gator Activities Programming will be selling tickets to the April 26 Pirates game against the Chicago Cubs. Tickets will be sold on Wednesday, April 5, at 5 p.m. in the GAP office on the third floor of the Campus Center. The $5 GAP is charging gets you a ticket to the game, round trip on a coach bus, and a $10 food voucher. We are selling only enough tickets to fill up one coach bus so buy your tickets quickly. Must have cash and a student ID to buy the tickets. For Allegheny students only. Questions may be directed to mulryana@allegheny.edu

Campus Center “Global Gators” Map

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under General News

International faculty and staff: The “Global Gators” map display in the Campus Center will soon be adding an additional realm of globalization, with a map pin color designation for international faculty, administrators, and staff. If you have not already been contacted by the International Education office and would like to be included on the map, please email tyoung@allegheny.edu with your name, city and country. The display will not include personal identification, simply a map pin on your city/country to show representation.

Intersectionality Panel: 3/30

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

Please join the Bonner Advisory Board and the Comm J Department for an Intersectionality Panel. First there will be a Ted Talk viewing, and then an open discussion with three faculty and two student panelists. Open to the whole campus. Catered by Creative Crust in Meadville. Thursday, March 30, in Quigley Auditorium starting at 6 p.m.

Mindfulness and Medicine: 4/3

Posted on March 28, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Year of Mindfulness presents Dr. Fred Marshall, chief of the Division of Geriatric Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Marshall will give a talk on Monday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in Schultz East Alcove (note new location) on “Mindfulness and Medicine.” Read more…

Register by April 3–CBE Big Idea Competition

Posted on March 27, 2017 | Filed under Events

Students who plan to participate in the Center for Business & Economics Big Idea Competition to be held on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, need to register here by Monday, April 3. Only one registration per team is necessary. Click here for more information about the Big Idea Competition. Contact Sarah Holt at sholt@allegheny.edu or Chris Allison callison@allegheny.edu if you have questions.

Mathematics Faculty Lecture by Caryn Werner: 4/4

Posted on March 27, 2017 | Filed under Events

As part of the Mathematics Faculty Lecture Series, Caryn Werner will give a talk entitled “Chip Firing Games on Graphs” on Tuesday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in Arter Hall, Room 105. Read more…

Blair Hanson Scholarship for Study Abroad – Deadline Extended to April 7

Posted on March 27, 2017 | Filed under Events

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Blair Hanson Scholarship for study abroad in academic year 2017–18. The Blair Hanson Scholarship Fund was established in 1981 to honor the dedication of Dr. Blair Hanson, professor of French and chairperson of the Modern Languages Department, to the cause of language education. The scholarship, awarded annually in the spring to an outstanding foreign language student, is to be used to defray part of the expenses of a period of study abroad for the next academic year. Candidates for the award need not be language majors. The minimum requirements include: (1) a 3.0 average in language courses; (2) submission of the Blair Hanson Scholarship Award Application with a Personal Essay (typed, double-spaced, attached to application) describing the reasons for deciding to study in another country, specific goals and plans for the period abroad, and any other comments that would support an application for the award.
Read more…

Hiring Peer Speaking Consultants

Posted on March 27, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Director of Speech is looking for students interested in joining the Learning Commons speech consultant staff. Peer speech consultants work with students in Allegheny’s Learning Commons to improve and develop a wide range of oral presentations. The ideal speaking consultant candidate is hard working, intellectually engaged and curious, personable, and supportive of his or her peers and their success. S/he has a sense of what makes oral communication more or less effective even if s/he is not the strongest presenter. The application form can be found here. Please contact the Director of Speech Jon Wiebel at jwiebel@allegheny.edu with any questions. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, April 7.

Campus Presentation: Student Mental Health–Creating Conditions for Academic Success: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

Please join the Dean of Students Office for this presentation at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Schultz East Alcove: “Mental and Behavioral Health Problems Are Learning Problems.” Read more…

Attention Juniors and Seniors

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Academic Standards Committee invites you to apply for the following Prizes/Awards for the Annual Honors Convocation:
The Ruth Williams Knights Prize, The John Scott Craig Prize, Lynn Pyle Memorial Prize, The Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae All-College Scholarship Award, and the Louise Jordan Award.
Application and descriptions can be found here at 2017 Spring Honors Convocation Awards Application are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 14. The convocation will be held on Tuesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. in Ford Chapel. The prizes/awards will be announced at this time.

WGSS Affiliate Faculty Informational Meeting and Reception: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

The WGSS Steering Committee invites faculty to an informational meeting and informal reception on Thursday, March 30, between 4:30 and 6 p.m. in the Tippie Parent Library to learn about becoming Affiliated Faculty in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program. Any faculty member who teaches, or would like to teach, a WGSS course or a departmental course that serves as a WGSS elective is invited to become an affiliate faculty member. Please contact Caryn Werner, the interim director of WGSS, for more information.

For Employees: TIAA Consultations

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

A representative from TIAA will be on campus for individual counseling sessions on the following dates and locations:
Tuesday, April 11 — Campus Center, Room 318
Wednesday, May 17 — Campus Center, Room 318
Friday, June 23 — Campus Center, Room 318 Read more…

Summer 2017 Marketing Internship at Discovery Machines

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Anna Griffith ’91, CEO of Discovery Machine, Inc., located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for three summer marketing interns. These positions are paid and housing may be available at Lycoming College. Interns will complete tasks such as creating an email marketing plan, researching email distribution technology, and interns will produce and present a summary of their work at the completion of the internship. See the full job description in Gator Connect. Apply as soon as possible, positions are available until filled.

Housing for Allegheny Students Completing Internships in New York City

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College students who have secured internships in NYC and will return to campus for a minimum of one semester following summer 2017 are invited to apply for college subsidized housing in New York City. Preference is given to students who are completing internships related to banking, finance, and business. Make an appointment with Jim Fitch by phoning (814) 332-2381 or by stopping by the Orange Area of the Gateway in Pelletier to learn more about this tremendous opportunity.

Deadline for People & Places: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | 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 Thursday, March 30. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Learn to Swim Program

Posted on March 22, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny College Swimming & Diving Team is hosting its annual Gator Learn to Swim Program for children ages 3 and up. Levels include beginner (30-minute sessions), intermediate (45-minute sessions), stroke clinic (one-hour sessions). Again this year we have an option for more competitive swimmers: the Sprint & Power clinic (90-minute sessions). Watch for further options for more advanced swimmers with the new Gators Spring Swimming Program (April-May).
Openings in the classes are available for the following dates although the first week is filling up fast: Read more…

American Colors Application Deadline Extended

Posted on March 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

What are you and your friends doing after graduation? Do you want to get jobs together and live in the same town? American Colors of Sandusky, Ohio, seeks to recruit a group of four or five graduating seniors for full-time positions in the liquid pigment business. They seek a close-knit group of individuals to work in the areas of Industrial Chemistry, Research and Development, Sales, Manufacturing, Marketing, Quality Control, Analysis, and Process Control at the Sandusky facility. Students are invited to apply as a team, submitting an application packet that includes one letter of interest and individual resumes. American Colors also will be accepting individual applications. For more information on organizing your team, submitting your materials, and interviewing as a team stop by Career Education’s Quick Question drop-in hours every Monday through Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Applications are due Friday, March 31, by 5 p.m. Interviews will take place on campus on Thursday, April 6.

Sample Room Students Needed

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

Are you a sophomore interested in living in the Admissions Sample Room for the 2017-2018 academic year? Admissions is looking for two females to live in the Sample Room, Brooks 111, for the upcoming year. Those living in the room will be responsible for keeping the room neat and organized as prospective students and families regularly visit the room from Monday through Saturday (and some other times as communicated). Students receive a small living stipend. Please email Anne Leonard at aleonard@allegheny.edu if interested.

Better World Books Drive

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

Sigma Tau Delta will have a Better World Books collection box on the 2nd floor balcony of the Campus Center outside of GFC. The organization raises funds to promote global literacy and recycle unwanted books. While you’re home for spring break, please look for unwanted books to donate when you come back! The collection box will be available April 1 through May 2. To find out if your books are acceptable, please check the donation guidelines outlined here.

Civic Engagement Opportunities for Faculty

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under General News

Faculty are invited to learn more about two opportunities related to the development of Civic Engagement programs at Allegheny. Applications are open for the 2017–18 Fahrner Faculty Fellow position. The Fahrner Faculty Fellow undertakes community engagement work and/or public scholarship while developing, along with others, the Gateway Network for Local Knowledge and Research (NLKR) and related Gateway projects. Applications are also being accepted for Civic Engagement course development grants. Grants are available to develop courses involving a community and/or civic engagement project that will have a positive impact on the Meadville community, foster student civic and community engagement, and support collaborations with our community partners. Please contact either Dave Roncolato (droncola@allegheny.edu) or Terry Bensel (tbensel@allegheny.edu) if you have questions about either of these opportunities.

Wayne Merrick Scholarship for Study Abroad in International Studies Program

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Wayne Merrick Scholarship in International Studies is intended to assist promising Allegheny students majoring in International Studies with study for a semester or year abroad. Applications for the scholarship should be submitted to Prof. Laura Reeck by Monday, April 10, 2017 (applications may be sent to Reeck through campus mail [Box 190] but students should ensure that all materials arrive by the deadline). Applications should include the following: 1) a narrative description of study abroad plans, curricular and co-curricular activities and how study abroad will foster these; 2) a copy of the applicant’s college transcript (it need not be official); and 3) documentation of acceptance to a study-abroad program or description of concrete plans to study abroad. Applications should be made for study abroad in academic year 2017-18. Two scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded: note that the monies will not be awarded to the student in cash, but will be applied to the student’s financial aid package. Recipients will be selected by the International Studies Steering Committee.

First Year Voices Speaking Competition

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny Speaking Consultants and the Director of Speaking invite all first-year students to participate in the First Year Voices speaking competition. Students can enter the competition by submitting a video recording of a 5- to 7-minute extemporaneous speech to the following email address: speechcenter@allegheny.edu. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. March 31. The top seven speakers will be selected to compete live on Wednesday, April 12, at 5 p.m. Monetary prizes will be given to the top three speakers who compete in the finals (1st place $50, 2nd place $35, 3rd place $25). Additional information about the competition can be found here.

Sign Up for KATurday Night Live: 4/8

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under Events

Kappa Alpha Theta invites small groups from different organizations on campus to perform an appropriate skit to be judged by the audience starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the Campus Center lobby. When all of the skits have been performed, we will place buckets at the front of the stage in order for the audience to vote. They will vote using spare change/dollars, and the bucket with the most money inside will win. A $5 entrance fee is required. All of the money raised will be donated to Crawford County CASA and Theta Foundation. Please reach out to Cali Banks banksc@allegheny.edu or Emily Watto wattoe@allegheny.edu for participation forms and any other questions.

Funding/Housing for Summer Interns in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 9, 2017 | Filed under General News

Have you landed an internship in Washington, D.C. for summer 2017? Wondering where you will live and how you will afford it? The Betsy Dotson Experiential Learning Fund, established in 2000, exists to offer financial support to students who have obtained an experiential learning opportunity in Washington, D.C. Scholarships are available to support educational activities and will be awarded based on the quality of experience, need of participant, and overall cost of activity. Funds may support internships, independent research, curricular and co-curricular learning, and significant conference experiences. Full-time Allegheny students needing financial assistance for internships in Washington D.C. are eligible to apply for funding. Priority is given to the following criteria: female political science majors, or male or female social science majors, or any student expressing need interning in D.C

Interested students must meet with one of the Career Education counselors in the Gateway to review the stipulations of coverage. The counselor will outline what funds will and will not cover. Phone 814-332-2381 to schedule a time to meet with a counselor or come to our Quick Questions office hours every Monday through Thursday between 2 and 4 p.m.

Wellness Articles

Posted on March 8, 2017 | Filed under General News

Check out health and wellness tips for your work, home, and life on the Human Resources wellness page. This month, you will find articles on preparing for tax season, how eating out can be healthy, and healthy portion sizes.

May 2017 Pedagogy and Advising Workshop — Call for Faculty and Staff Presenters

Posted on March 7, 2017 | Filed under General News

Each May the FS Leadership Team sponsors a workshop on topics related to teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising. While in the past we have typically invited outside experts to facilitate the workshop, last year we invited Allegheny faculty and staff to present on innovative approaches and practices that were already being used on campus. The response to this workshop approach was very positive, and so we are once again opening up an opportunity for us to learn from each other. The plan for the Monday, May 15, 2017, workshop is a conference-style format with concurrent 50-minute sessions. Each session will be offered several times during the full-day program to ensure participants (including those leading sessions) have the opportunity to engage in discussions of multiple topics.

Topics for sessions should be connected to teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising. Such topics might include: innovative course and/or assignment designs, community-engaged pedagogies, methods of evaluating oral and/or written communication (e.g., portfolios, grading contracts), group advising, incorporating peer feedback, adaptive advising, or approaches to achieving curricular/co-curricular integration and cohesion. Read more…

Global Course Connections 2017-18 – Invitation for Faculty Participation

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

Allegheny faculty are invited to participate in the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) Global Course Connections program. Global Course Connections “connects” a course offered at a GLAA institution with a course offered at a GLAA institution in another country. Globally connected courses need not be from the same discipline; what matters is that they provide different perspectives on one or more aspects of a theme present in both courses. More information on Global Course Connections can be found here. A current listing of Global Course Connections possibilities for 2017-18 can be found here. Lastly, faculty wishing to have their course listed for a possible course connection should complete this short Google form. Questions about the Global Course Connections program can be directed to Mellon Internationalization Fellows Janyl Jumadinova (jjumadinova@allegheny.edu) and Shannan Mattiace (smattiac@allegheny.edu), or the Global Crossroads Liaison, Terry Bensel (tbensel@allegheny.edu).

Become a Summer Davies Leader

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Davies Community Service Leader program is looking for Summer 2017 and 2017–18 Academic Year Leaders. Davies Leaders strengthen the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the summer, Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (30 to 35 hours a week) of compensated service to our community through the months of June and July. Through this internship, Davies Leaders complete a specific project which enhances both the student’s and the agency’s goals. Included in their work, Davies Leaders have training to build leadership capacity, learn professional skills, and grow a more in-depth understanding of character and citizenship. This internship has the potential to be renewed for the 2017–18 academic year. Interested in learning more? Contact Bethany Cocchi (bcocchi@allegheny.edu).

Honor Committee Application Open for Class of 2020

Posted on March 5, 2017 | Filed under Events

Class of 2020: Apply to be a member of the Honor Committee! The application, as well as more information regarding the committee, can be found here as well as on the Honor Committee website. Applications are due April 3 by 5 p.m. Interviews will occur the week of April 10. Email Angelina Winbush (winbusha@allegheny.edu) Honor Committee chair, with questions.

Gain Experience Through a Service-Based Internship in the Community

Posted on March 2, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Bonner Leader Program is looking for current students interested in compensated community-based service work. Bonner Leaders are placed with a local nonprofit organization for at least a two-year commitment and provide much-needed support for the agency. It’s a great opportunity to have a service-oriented internship that provides students with practical, real-life experience. Read more…