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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Posted on October 3, 2020 | Filed under Alerts

Visit the Allegheny COVID-19 website for the latest updates regarding Allegheny’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pre-registration for Spring 2021

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Spring 2021 schedule is available for students to begin planning their courses. Please see here for more details. If you have questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Pelletier Library Adds Saturday Hours

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

As Pelletier Library continues to expand hours, LITS is pleased to announce that the InfoDesk will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays. Evening hours have also been expanded by one hour, to midnight Monday through Thursday. The full hours are as follows: Monday through Thursday: noon – midnight; Friday: noon – 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday: 1 – 5 p.m. Allegheny ID is required for entry.

Global Health Studies Meeting for Current and Prospective Majors and Minors: 10/21

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under Events

We invite all current and prospective Global Health Studies majors and minors to attend a virtual meeting Wednesday, October 21, at 8 p.m. ET. We will discuss the GHS curriculum for both majors and minors, registration information and course listings for Spring 2021, advising issues, and have time for question and answer. To join this meeting, please connect at the link here.

Discover a Career in the NFL–Isaac Gittens ’14 Can Help: 10/22

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under Events

On Thursday, October 22, at 12:45 p.m., the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics welcomes Isaac Gittens ’14, senior program coordinator at the National Football League (NFL) who will present “Building a Career in Sport.” Gittens will share his journey from Allegheny College to the NFL, using Twitter and showing up when unexpected. How can a student discover a career in the NFL? Isaac can help. To register email Gittens joined the National Football League in 2016 in Player Engagement. After serving two years in PE he transitioned to the Y&HS Football department in Football Operations. A New Jersey native, Isaac earned a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics from Allegheny College and master’s in sport management from Baylor University. During his time at Baylor, he served as a graduate assistant at the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

What Political Science Can Teach Us About the 2020 Election: 10/21 & 10/26

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

Please join us on Wednesday, October 21, at lunch for the first of two faculty-led Zoom panels on the 2020 elections. We’ll share some insights from political science scholarship and then take questions. Any member of the Allegheny community can join us here from 12:35 to 1:35 p.m. Passcode: 343e410224. You can submit questions ahead of time here and we’ll also take questions at the forum as time allows. The second panel will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 26, at this link. Passcode: 34rwea9930

Drop-In Consultations for Faculty and Staff

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

On Tuesdays through November 16, from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m., the Counseling and Personal Development Center will be holding weekly drop-in consultation hours for faculty and staff. These hours will focus on managing stressful situations in the classroom, engaging in self-care, how to provide resources to students, and any other questions that faculty/staff might have. If interested, please contact Trae Yeckley at for the Google Meet link.

College Socialists to Host Candidate Matt Ferrence: 10/21

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny College Socialists will be hosting Professor Matt Ferrence, candidate for District 6 of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, at their next meeting on Wednesday, October 21, at 6 p.m. Ferrence will be discussing his campaign and will be fielding questions from attendees. The meeting will be virtual, and can be accessed through the Google Meet link here. Any questions should be sent to

SET presents “A Night of Staged Readings”: 10/23

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

Student Experimental Theatre presents “A Night of Staged Readings” on October 23 at 7 p.m. Join SET for this special one night only performance. The show will consist of four short and dazzling plays, to be performed via Zoom. Sign up at the link here. The waiting room will open approximately 10 minutes before the performance.

AWA Pet Halloween Costume Contest

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Animal Welfare of Allegheny club is hosting its first-ever pet Halloween costume contest. Submissions can be made by dm-ing images to @animalsofawa on Instagram or through our email, Humans are allowed to dress up with their animals but they must be present in order for the submission to be accepted. Winners will be announced on our Instagram page on Halloween. Best of luck, Gators!

Inclusion, Access and Unity: 10/20

Posted on October 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

Do you ever feel left out? On the outside, looking in? Or maybe – people are downright hostile toward you? This week, Allegheny Christian Outreach looks at inclusion, access, and unity. How does Jesus break down the barriers that separate us, and welcome us close to God? Come find out! (We are continuing our exploration of the book of Ephesians, in chapter 2, verses 11-22.) If you are curious what the Bible says – come explore it with us. All are welcome. Two separate groups will meet in Ford Chapel and Campus Center 206, and a third will meet virtually via Zoom – all at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 20. If you are new – come to whichever place you prefer. Email aco@allegheny.eduwith questions or to be added to the email list.

Provost Ron Cole’s Weekly Student Office Hours

Posted on October 18, 2020 | Filed under General News

Provost Ron Cole is available for open student meeting time each week; this week will be Wednesday, October 21, and he will have both in-person and remote meeting times. He will be available to meet in person in the Campus Center lobby from noon to 1:00 p.m. Campus guidelines for physical distancing will be maintained, face coverings are required, and meetings can be either individually or a very small group (up to 3 students maximum). He will be available to meet remotely from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. (please sign up here). Future office hours will be posted on MyAllegheny on a weekly basis.

Spring Module 1 Course on Social Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Management: Econ 281

Posted on October 18, 2020 | Filed under General News

Do you want to become a Social Entrepreneur or work for a Nonprofit? If so, then register for Econ 281 – Social Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Management. The course will meet remotely Monday through Friday at 1:30 p.m. during the two-week Module 1 from Jan. 19 to Feb. 11. Econ 281 will teach you how to start a social-impact focused company or work in the nonprofit space such as a college, social service organization, issues management firm or a hospital. We’ll cover the development of various not-for-profit business models, the social impact of nonprofit businesses, the psychology of management in the nonprofit world, shared governance, and an analysis of such current buzzwords as “impact investing,” “hybrid social ventures,” “cause-related marketing” and “viral funding.” For more information, please contact the instructor, Chris Allison, at or text him at 412-389-8888.

Panel Discussion about Graduate Programs in Creative Writing: 10/20

Posted on October 18, 2020 | Filed under Events

Are you interested in pursuing a degree in creative writing beyond Allegheny? Profs. Bakken and Christmas will cover the basics of considering programs and assembling application materials. Join us October 20 at 7 pm for a panel discussion titled: Writing Your Way Toward an MFA in Creative Writing, at this Zoom Meeting link.

Quigley Town Hall: Civic Values and Public Discourse — 10/20

Posted on October 18, 2020 | Filed under Events

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 12:45 p.m., the CPP will host a Quigley Town Hall: “Civic Values and Public Discourse” with facilitators Jon Wiebel, assistant professor of communication arts, and Aubrey Hall, a junior political science major and communication minor. Available in person in the Quigley Auditorium, or online.

People & Places Deadline: 10/23

Posted on October 18, 2020 | 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 Friday, Oct. 23. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to

Zoom Meetings regarding Reelection of Chinese-American Friendship Society: 10/16 and 10/20

Posted on October 15, 2020 | Filed under General News

Chinese-American Friendship Society was founded in Fall 2017 by a group of passionate students who sought to promote cultural understandings and bridge cultural differences between American and Chinese youths. This year the club’s reelection is open to the campus, no matter if you are on campus or remote. Please join us at 10:20 am on Friday, 10/16 or at 1 pm next Tuesday, 10/20. The meetings will be held by the current president and a Q&A session will follow. Please note that the times are in Eastern Time so you might want to convert them to your local time when needed. If you have any questions, please email the faculty advisor Prof. Shi at Inquiries are welcome.

Graduates of January and May 2021: Check the Tentative Graduation List

Posted on October 14, 2020 | Filed under Events

The Registrar’s Office has published a tentative January and May graduation list. It will be available through Monday, November 30. All seniors are responsible for making sure their names are on the tentative list. Please be aware that if your privacy category is set to “Release No Information” or “Release No Directory Information,” we are not able to post your name in public. Please e-mail to discuss what that means for Commencement. You may view your privacy category under “My Profile” in WebAdvisor. Please contact the Registrar’s Office (, 814-332-2357) if you have questions. You may see additional information and the link to the list at the Registrar’s website.

Public Safety Dispatch Area Relocation

Posted on October 14, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Public Safety Department has relocated the dispatch area from the Newton Observatory to Murray Hall, Room 108. The dispatch area will be staffed 24 hours a day. Any service previously accessed at the Newton Observatory Office, such as reporting incidents, motor pool, parking permits, and key replacements, can now be accessed at Murray Hall. The Public Safety phone number will remain the same: (814) 332-3357. Walk-in requests to speak with Public Safety should occur in Murray Hall.

The Public Safety administrative offices will remain in the Newton Observatory, which has office hours from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Check Out DVDs – Win Prizes!

Posted on October 14, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Game Room’s DVD collection is in excess of 1,500 titles. Stop by the Game Room and check out up to four DVDs, then register for the chance to win prizes including Allegheny t-shirts from past events and gator beads. Ten entries will be drawn each Friday. All DVDs are free to sign out for 48 hours.

Present Your Work at the NCUR 2021 Conference

Posted on October 13, 2020 | Filed under Events

The URSCA Office encourages students who have completed or are completing research, scholarship or creative activities to consider presenting their work at NCUR 2021 @ Home, the virtual undergraduate conference sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Students in any discipline can present at NCUR; 100s of students across the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences present their work at NCUR each year. This year, because the conference is virtual, the URSCA Office is able to sponsor up to 20 students who would like to present their work. You can find information about the conference and submission instructions at the NCUR website here. Please complete this quick Google Survey if you are interested in submitting so that the URSCA Office can track the number of students interested in submitting. The early abstract deadline is November 1 and the regular abstract deadline is December 1. Professor Aimee Knupsky, Director of URSCA, is available to answer questions from students who would like to participate.

Call for 2020-2021 Allegheny Listens Common Read Recommendations — Submit by 10/23

Posted on October 12, 2020 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny Listens Common Reading Experience is designed to introduce new students to academic life at Allegheny and our community’s shared commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion prior to the start of classes. Before the start of each academic year, all first-year and transfer students read a book that has been thoughtfully reviewed and selected by a committee of faculty, staff, and students. We are now accepting recommendations for the 2021-2022 academic year common read. The book should fit at least one (ideally multiple) of the criteria listed below:

  • Reflect the Allegheny community’s shared commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Invite critical thought about and engagement with the Allegheny College Statement of Community
  • Promote intellectual, moral, and social development
  • Encourage personal and civic responsibility
  • Stimulate analysis of current social justice issues from varied cultural perspectives
  • Lend itself well to discussion and/or integration in a variety of contexts (e.g., multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary conversations, co-curricular programming)

Recommendations for the 2021-2022 academic year common read will be accepted until Friday, October 23, 2020. Submit your recommendations using this form — please submit only one recommendation per form. Questions or concerns may be emailed to Kristin Dukes (

Park Avenue Construction Parking Restrictions

Posted on October 12, 2020 | Filed under General News

The construction project on Park Avenue will continue this week with paving scheduled to begin on Wednesday, October 14. Please remove all vehicles from Park Avenue by Wednesday, October 14 at 7 am. Vehicles obstructing the construction process will be towed. If you have questions regarding this message, contact the Department of Public Safety at (814) 332-3357.

Attention All First Years

Posted on October 12, 2020 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in getting involved on campus? Do you love helping others? Join Allegheny Up Til Dawn! We are a group of students dedicated to raising awareness and funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Consider applying to be a First Year Liaison here. If you have any questions, please email Alexandra Downer (

Flu Vaccine Update

Posted on October 11, 2020 | Filed under General News

Winslow Health Center has received its second limited batch of influenza vaccine for students. As a reminder, the cost is $25 – we will accept cash or a check made payable to Allegheny College — you also have the option of billing to your student account. Students must call ahead to schedule an appointment – no walk-ins will be accepted. Flu shots will be first called, first served. To schedule an appointment, please call Winslow at (814) 332-4355. Emailed appointment requests will not be accepted. We also have an update for staff and faculty. Unfortunately, Northwest Community Pharmacy has also had trouble with their order for influenza vaccine and hasn’t been able to get in the stock that they expected. We have called the other major chain pharmacies and Allegheny’s PPO and High Deductible Highmark plans are accepted with zero copay at CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid for flu shots. We recommend that you call ahead of time to ensure that they still have some in stock. Further information and updates for students, staff, and faculty will be communicated via MyAllegheny. Please call Winslow Health Center at (814) 332-4355 if you have any questions.

Photo Contest Poll Is Here

Posted on October 11, 2020 | Filed under General News

International Education in the Allegheny Gateway is excited to announce that the Photo Contest Poll is now LIVE. Thank you to all who submitted. Please follow the link to scroll through all of the submissions and vote for every single one of your faves! Any questions can be directed to Jennifer Kessner at This poll will be open until Monday, October 19, at 5 p.m.

Student Artists Needed

Posted on October 8, 2020 | Filed under General News

We are seeking students to submit artwork for a project to recognize a donor. You may use any medium, but the art must capture Carr Hall (outside view). Submissions can be dropped off in Tippie Alumni Center, Room 217 until Friday, November 13. The artist whose piece we choose to present to the donor will receive a $100 prize. For more details, please contact Lisa Dixon –

Sign up for a Pen Pal

Posted on October 8, 2020 | Filed under General News

Want to meet someone new at Allegheny and make new connections? Sign up to get a pen pal through Positive Deviance! You will receive your pen pal match in 1 to 2 weeks after signing up. All matches are made randomly. To sign up for a pen pal, please click here.

Faculty & Staff: IDEAS Center October Newsletter

Posted on October 7, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Social Justice (IDEAS) Center would like to share our October Newsletter with you. We hope you enjoy getting a little insight into the projects, relationships, education and partnerships we foster with students and college employees. Here is a PDF of our newsletter.

Registration for Fall 2020 Module B Courses is Open

Posted on October 6, 2020 | Filed under General News

Registration for Fall 2020 Module B (seven-week) courses is now open via Self-Service. Please see here for details.

1st Bi-Annual Gator Care Self-Care Competition Hosted by CPDC

Posted on October 6, 2020 | Filed under General News

Did you hear that CPDC is hosting its 1st Bi-Annual Gator Care Self-Care competition and the staff needs your help? We are asking for students, faculty and staff to send us photos and/ or short videos (approximately 59 seconds or less) showing us how you self-care. We will then publish the photos and videos throughout Gator Care Fair Week, October 12-16. Whichever photo and video gets the most votes will get a prize from CPDC. So come and show us that Allegheny College spirit and submit your photos and videos to or DM (direct message) them to our @alleghenycollegeCPDC Facebook and/ or Instagram accounts. Photos and videos can include teams/clubs/ organizations/ departments, multiple people, or just yourself. Just remember the videos need to be 59 seconds or less. Let’s show each other that self-care isn’t selfish, it’s Gator Care! If you have any questions regarding the competition please contact Charity Grace at

Outing Club is Back

Posted on October 6, 2020 | Filed under General News

Do you like exploring the outdoors, going to new places, and trying new things? Then the Outing Club is for you. Though we may not be running our usual trips due to COVID, we will be running a few COVID-safe trips and events. So if you want to stay up to date with what’s going on please sign up for our email list here. If you have any questions feel free to email or check out our website here.

Announcing the Davies-Fahrner Civic Impact Scholars Program

Posted on October 5, 2020 | Filed under General News

With the generous financial support from the Davies family and the Fahrner family, the Allegheny Gateway is pleased to launch the Davies-Fahrner Civic Impact Scholars program. This new initiative expands and combines the Davies Service Leader program and the Fahrner Summer Network program. It will impact local and regional communities by supporting ongoing civic engagement and accomplishing community-based projects that address economic development and educational preparedness. This program, under the leadership of Bethany Ozorak, assistant director for community-based projects, will be located in the Allegheny Gateway, Civic Engagement Office. Students in the Davies-Fahrner Civic Impact Scholars program will be recruited into Allegheny College as a 10-member cohort. The first cohort will begin in the fall of 2021.

For Employees

Posted on October 5, 2020 | Filed under General News

The on-line Employee Directory has been updated using the new HR/Payroll Colleague System. If you use this directory, you will find that it looks somewhat different. As with all new processes, delivered information does not always look the same as we are accustomed to seeing. The basic and needed information is provided and as we continue to make our way through this new system, additional information may be added in the future. We appreciate your understanding. If you find that you need to make an update to your on-line directory information, your emergency contact information and/or your personal information (such as home address), you can access Employee Self-Service to complete the associated form(s) needed for any change you are wanting to make. The forms for these updates can be found under the menu item either “Employment/Employee” or “User Options.” A couple of things to keep in mind: 1) if you are changing your emergency contact information, we encourage you to include the individual’s email address in the address field as opposed to their full address. This is only encouraged, not required. And, 2) for all current employees, as we transition from Employee Navigator to Employee Self-Service, updates to this particular information no longer needs to be made through Employee Navigator

Access Change to the Brooks Complex

Posted on October 4, 2020 | Filed under General News

As Vice President of Student Life & Dean of Students April Thompson noted in her Important Updates from Student Life last week, we will be making an access change to the Brooks Complex front doors. All entrances of Brooks Complex will always require card access similar to all other residence halls. Effective Wednesday, October 7, the front doors used for dining purposes can be accessed using the Allegheny AllCard between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. See the Student Financial Services website for details on the many functions of the AllCard. You can contact the Financial Services Office directly in Schultz Hall, or by phone at 814-332-4799 with questions.

Apply Now for the Critical Language Scholarship Program

Posted on October 4, 2020 | Filed under General News

Sponsored by the U.S. State Department, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is an intensive overseas language and cultural immersion program for American students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. Students spend eight to ten weeks abroad studying one of 15 critical languages. The program includes intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. Read more…

It’s FAFSA Time Again

Posted on September 29, 2020 | Filed under General News

The 2021-2022 FAFSA will be live on Thursday, October 1, 2020. If you would like to be considered for federal and need-based aid, please click here to file your FAFSA. Important points to remember:
1) Students and parents (as appropriate) will use their 2019 income information to file the 2021-2022 FAFSA. The Department of Education is asking families to use Prior-Prior Year (PPY) income information. PPY income information makes the FAFSA easier to use since your 2019 taxes have already been completed and the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will be immediately available to use.
2) To receive your maximum financial aid eligibility, please file your FAFSA by Allegheny College’s priority deadline of February 15, 2021.
3) Make sure you have entered Allegheny College’s school code (003230) on your FAFSA.
4) Be sure you and your parents (as appropriate) have your FSA identifications ready when filing the FAFSA. If you are not sure if you have a FSA ID or if it’s expired, please click here to confirm your FSA ID using the “Manage My FSA ID” tab.
For more information regarding the 2021-2022 FAFSA, please visit our website or contact the Financial Aid Office at (800) 835-7780.

Committee Members Needed for Review of Discriminatory and Sexual Harassment Policy

Posted on September 27, 2020 | Filed under General News

In May 2020 the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued new Title IX Regulations, or rules, for how schools must address sexual harassment. The Title IX Office is looking for volunteers who are interested in participating on a committee that will conduct an in-depth review of the new regulations and of the College’s Discriminatory and Sexual Harassment Policy. If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact Gilly Ford, Title IX Coordinator, at or 814-332-3085 by Friday, October 2.

South Asian Student Society Sign Up

Posted on September 27, 2020 | Filed under General News

Interested in learning more about South Asian culture? Sign up for the South Asian Student Society for exciting events here.

New for 2020–CBE Fellows Office Hours

Posted on September 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Center for Business & Economics Fellows now have office hours to meet with students who have questions about the business and economics curriculum as well as CBE activities. Students should email each Fellow to set up a Google Meet. There are three Fellows working remotely, and three Fellows on campus ready to support their peers. Arigun Bayaraa has set up special hours for international students living and working abroad. Students can learn more and select a peer mentor here. Questions? Email

Hey Gators! Please Send Us Your Photos of Campus

Posted on September 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

To showcase the endless talent of our campus community, we invite you to submit photos you’ve taken around campus. Submissions may be featured in future online and/or print publications. If you would like the College to consider using your images of our beautiful campus, please upload them here. Free T-shirts for the first 10 people who submit photos. If you need additional information, please contact Lisa Dixon at

The Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series Hosted Virtually This Year

Posted on September 23, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Academic Support Committee (ASC) would like to welcome the College community to the Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture series (FLS) which will be hosted virtually this academic year. FLS talks will be presented on live Zoom webinar with moderated Q&A. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Invitations are also being sent out to alumni to attend FLS talks this year. All FLS dates and speaker information along with Zoom webinar link for the ’20 – ’21 academic year can be found here. The first FLS talk is on Wednesday, October 7, at 7 p.m. by Dr. Alexis Hart (Department of English). More information on her talk can be found here. Any questions about the FLS can be sent to ASC Chair Monali Chowdhury at

WLC Instagram Student Takeover

Posted on September 23, 2020 | Filed under General News

Are you a language major or minor or just really enjoy the World Languages and Cultures Department? Apply to do a student takeover on the WLC’s Instagram (@alleghenylanguages). We’re looking for students who are passionate about the department and want to share their experiences. If you have questions please email The link for the application is here.

Schedule a Meeting With a Career Coach Using Handshake

Posted on September 23, 2020 | Filed under General News

Wondering how to schedule an appointment with a Gateway/Career Education Career Coach during this time of COVID-19? You can schedule a meeting with a Career Coach that is tailored to meet your needs either virtually or in-person using Handshake. Handshake offers you the opportunity to schedule a meeting at your convenience. Simply click on “Career Center” in the upper right corner of your screen when on Handshake and then click the Blue Box reading “Schedule Appointment.” That will give you access to our calendars and availability. We look forward to meeting with you. Haven’t activated your Handshake account? Click on the “Handshake” button at the top of MyAllegheny, enter your Allegheny email address, and you’re on your way. Handshake is your one stop for career development events at Allegheny.

Join the Womxn in Economics Club: Spring 2021

Posted on September 22, 2020 | Filed under General News

Feeling unsure about the field of economics due to the multitude of hardships that surround it? The Womxn in Economics Club aims to shed light on these issues to support womxn in the field of economics. We strive to keep women engaged and excited about business and economics in order to both recruit and retain them as majors in the department. We also hope to provide an inclusive environment for all who experience the impacts of misogyny and thus chose to use the term “womxn” as our organization name as this term is used to highlight the specific inclusion of transgender, nonbinary, and women of color. If you are interested, please contact

Take a Student Gallery Assistant-led Tour of “Bioscientific Imaginaries”

Posted on September 21, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny Art Galleries invite students, faculty, and staff to participate in weekly guided tours. Join one of our student gallery assistants for a 15- to 20-minute walk-through of “Bioscientific Imaginaries,” an exhibition featuring three of the foremost figures in the field of BioArt–Kathy High, Marta de Menezes, and Jennifer Willet. Stop by the gallery, located on the first floor of Doane Art, and learn more about how all three artists challenge conventional assumptions surrounding science and its methods. Tours take place on Thursdays at 6 and 7:30 p.m., and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. Can’t make any of those times? Fill out our form to request a tour by appointment. Learn more, RSVP, and/or request a tour here.

Seniors, Become Part of the SCG Tradition

Posted on September 17, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Annual Fund team is seeking applicants for the 2021 Senior Class Gift Committee. Each year the graduating class comes together to make a gift to the Annual Fund and promote Philanthropy education. This has been a tradition at Allegheny for over 100 years! We don’t ask for large gifts, in fact most students donate right around $5. It’s not the amount that counts, it’s more about getting you and your classmates excited to participate as you join the alumni community. Potential members should show a commitment to giving back to Allegheny, be comfortable asking their classmates to donate, and be willing to attend one meeting per month (via Zoom). This is an opportunity for the Class of 2021 to begin their legacy on campus right away. Please contact Amanda Allen at with any questions. To apply, please click here.

“Bioscientific Imaginaries” Opens in the Allegheny Art Galleries With Updated Gallery Hours: 9/17 – 11/2

Posted on September 16, 2020 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny Art Galleries are pleased to announce the opening of the “Bioscientific Imaginaries,” an exhibition featuring artists Kathy High, Marta de Menezes, and Jennifer Willet, co-organized by Professors Byron Rich and Paula Burleigh. “Bioscientific Imaginaries” opens on Thursday, September 17, and remains on view through November 2. Continue on for the Art Gallery’s fall 2020 hours of operation. Note that open hours are for Allegheny students, faculty, and staff; we cannot welcome non-Allegheny guests at this time. Read more…

Civic Engagement Remains Remote

Posted on September 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

Civic Engagement and service programs sponsored by the Gateway’s Civic Engagement office as well as other offices and departments remain remote at this time. The lifting of the campus quarantine for students does not change the current guidelines for Allegheny College sponsored engagement in the local community. According to ACHA “all embedded opportunities – such as internships, research assistantships, class projects, and volunteer positions – sponsored by the College will have to be completed remotely until a safe vaccine is available widely.

Wise Center Reservations

Posted on September 15, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Wise Center will open on Wednesday, September 16, at 7 a.m. We will be using a reservation system for individuals working out since every space in the Wise Center will have limited capacity. You can reserve a one-hour individual time slot on this link the day before you plan to workout. You can also download the SignUpGenius app on the app store or just go to Create an account. Click the menu in the top right and choose “Find A Sign Up.” If you are on a computer, use the search feature. It will ask you to enter the creator’s e-mail. Enter and then sign up for your space. We have four rowers and nine spin bikes on court 1. Club sports or other clubs in groups of no more than 10 will still e-mail to schedule space. If you have any questions please e-mail or You can also follow @alleghenyrecreation on Instagram for updates.