Mark your calendars for 7 p.m. on Monday, October 22, in Henderson Auditorium of Quigley Hall to hear Ellen Yount, Allegheny alumna and Senior Vice President of Management Systems International, share her passion for international development and the challenges that she faced as she lived and worked overseas.

Ellen will coach students on how to prepare for life after Allegheny, how to achieve work/life balance (even as a 20-something), and how to demonstrate that you have the skills employers are seeking.

Co-sponsored by The Gateway and International Studies


News from IS Professors Mattiace and Wesoky

Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace attended a research workshop on September 21 and 22 sponsored by the Kellogg Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame and the Latin American Research Review (LARR) on Societal Responses to Criminal Violence in Latin America with co-authors Guillermo Trejo and Sandra Ley.

Professor of Political Science Sharon Wesoky recently published a book, co-edited with Kingfai Tam of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, titled “Not Just a Laughing Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in China (Springer Humanities).” The book, a product of a multi-year collaboration, grant from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, and international conference in Hong Kong, collects the work of 12 international scholars to examine the role of multiple genres of political humor in China from the late Imperial period to the present day. Wesoky also recently was invited to contribute a piece to the inaugural “Women and Gender in China” blog. Her article, “(Dis)continuities in Chinese feminisms: navigating local and global” can be found at https://www.wagic.org/blank-2/2017/08/29/Discontinuities-in-Chinese-Feminisms-Navigating-Local-and-Global.

IS Students: Employers want to meet YOU at the Western PACS Job Fair!

Employers want to meet YOU at the WestPACS Job and Internship FairWednesday, October 11, 10 am – 3 pm at the Monroeville Convention Center.

It’s the largest job fair in the region with 150 employers expected!

Pre-register today for FREE at www.westpacs.org.

Career Education provides transportation for $10. Sign-up by 4 pm on Friday, October 6, 2017, in The Gateway.

Employers interested in Liberal Arts students include:

Bobby Rahal Automotive Group

CF Real Estate Services

Chesterfield County Police Department

ChildCare Careers

Combined Insurance Company of America

Compunetix, Inc.


First National Bank

Lash Group

Montgomery County Police

Prudential Advisors

Reliance First Capital

South University

UniFirst Corporation

United States Marine Corps