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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Posted on June 1, 2021 | Filed under Alerts

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

Fall 2021 Gator Day Schedule: 9/22

Posted on September 16, 2021 | Filed under Events

Next week, on Wednesday, September 22, there are no classes and the community is invited to come together to enjoy the program of activities we have planned for the Fall 2021 Gator Day.

Gator Day is offered every fall semester and features programs and workshops that highlight educational opportunities at Allegheny, that prepare students for life after graduation, and that help to create a greater sense of campus community.

For Fall 2021, we have featured sessions that emphasize our commitment to Inclusive Excellence as well as student-focused programming from a variety of academic programs.

Drop-in Tutor / Consulting Schedule for Fall 2021

Posted on September 16, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Fall 2021 Drop-in Tutoring / Consulting schedule is now up-to-date on our webpage here. If you have any questions, please visit that website for more info, or email studentsuccess@allegheny.edu

Kleeman Fund Award Recipients

Posted on September 16, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Art Department would like to congratulate the Fall 2021 Kleeman award recipients: Finn Dugan, Karen Gauriloff, Silas Morrow, Rachael Pieto, Lauren Schrock, Annaliese Stone and Autumn Wittebort.

STI Clinic Cancelled

Posted on September 16, 2021 | Filed under General News

The STI Clinic at Winslow Health Center scheduled for 9/22/21 has been cancelled. If you have any questions or would like a referral to STI testing in the community, please call Winslow Health Center at 814-332-4355 or email wellness@allegheny.edu.

Student Paychecks

Posted on September 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

Unfortunately, there was a glitch in the system that caused students who had direct deposit set up last year, to have a paper check sent to their student mailbox for the September 15th payroll. Students can expect that this will be resolved before the October pay cycle. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Research Opportunity for Asian American Students

Posted on September 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

This virtual Google Meet interview will ask about your experiences in academia and mental health as an Asian American student. This should take no more than 40 minutes (you may choose to keep your camera off or on). The first seven participants will receive a $10 gift card to a local Meadville business for full participation in this study. Please fill out this form to be able to participate.

Must be at least 18 years of age and enrolled as a student at Allegheny College to participate. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tomoka Mano (manot@allegheny.edu), or project supervisor Dr. Ryan Pickering (rpickering@allegheny.edu).

Hiring Pittsburgh: Virtual Hiring Fair on 9/23

Posted on September 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will be hosting a virtual hiring fair, and it will be attended by the region’s top employers who would like to connect with you! The hiring fair will run from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT on Thursday, September 23. Additional services will include a professional development webinar and resume services. To register, please click here.

Game Room Craft Corner 9/17: Paint by Sticker!

Posted on September 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

Stop by the Game Room Friday 9/17 to create a paint by sticker masterpiece! There will be different designs to choose from between Friday to Sunday Noon to Midnight while supplies last. Please limit one page per person.

Phi Sigma Iota International Game Night: 9/22

Posted on September 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Come join Phi Sigma Iota, the foreign language honor society, for a game night! On September 22nd from 7-9pm in GFC, please join us full of fun and games from different cultures. Feel free to bring your own games!

Enroll Now for Law & Policy Seminar on Economic Growth and the Environment

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Law & Policy Program announces open enrollment for ENVSC 390: Economic Growth and the Environment. This one credit (C/NC, 10 L&P points) seminar, offered in collaboration with the ESS Department, features visiting scholar Jon Erickson (University of Vermont) and is open to all students with permission of the instructor(s). Please contact Professor Bensel (tbensel@allegheny.edu) or Professor Swann-Quinn (jswannquinn@allegheny.edu) by Tuesday, September 21 to enroll.

Seminar description: The unquestioned pursuit of economic growth as the primary goal of public policy has taken an enormous toll on the natural world. Continual pursuit of economic growth using the same models and approaches that we have been following defies any understanding of the concept of “sustainability.” So why continue to pursue economic growth as a policy goal? Can economic growth ever be sustainable? What would a “sustainable economy” look like?

For Employees – TIAA Consultations

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

A representative from TIAA will be available for virtual individual counseling sessions on Thursday, October 14 and Wednesday, November 10. You can schedule a confidential appointment to discuss retirement needs. Register for a session soon as appointment times are limited. Visit www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to schedule an appointment. These sessions are for informational/educational purposes only. They do not constitute investment advice under ERISA and TIAA does not offer or provide tax advice. The information provided does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. See your financial advisor and/or tax advisor regarding your particular situation.

Writing Accountability Group (WAG)-First session this coming Saturday! 9/18

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Writing Accountability Group (WAG) will hold its first session this coming Saturday, September 18th from 9:00 am-4:00 pm in Carr 238. As a reminder, this program consists of a series of once-a-month meetings on campus that will provide participants with dedicated time to write academic pieces for publication. Additional information is available in this document.

Each meeting is limited to 10 participants, with spots assigned on a first come, first served basis. To participate, please complete this form. Participants may choose to sign up for a half day (9-12 or 1-4) or full day (9-4), with lunch provided between sessions.

This group is co-sponsored by the Provost and the Director of Faculty Development. Please contact Pam Runestad (prunestad@allegheny.edu) or Rosita Scerbo (rscerbo@allegheny.edu) with any questions.

Open Junior Bonner Leader Position

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Bonner Service Leader Program is looking for a current Junior interested or experienced in community-based work. Bonner Leaders are Allegheny students committed to working with local agencies in order to meet needs in the community. Bonner Leaders receive financial compensation through work-study funds for a commitment of 8–10 hours a week.

Please contact Jeniffer Gonzalez Reyes, Bonner Program Coordinator in the Center for Student Success, by email at jgonzalezreyes@allegheny.edu to receive more information. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and can be found here. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and can be found here.

Dance and Music Improv

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny College Campus community is invited to Dance and Music improvisations. They will be held weekly on Tuesdays 5:00–5:30pm beginning September 14 in the Montgomery Performance Space. No dance experience required. If you play an instrument, please bring it along.

Student Worker: Civic Engagement Shuttle Van Drivers Wanted

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Economic, Civic, and Community Engagement Office is hiring student Shuttle Van Drivers for the 2021-22 Academic Year. Shuttles run M-F. Drivers must have had a valid driver’s license for at least two years and a clean driving record. They must possess or have the ability to obtain a Gator License. They also have to be extremely good communicators and well organized. This is a work-study job.

Paddling at Woodcock Lake with AC Rec and Outing Club: 9/18

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

This Saturday AC REC and the Outing Club are co-sponsoring a trip to Woodcock Lake specifically for paddling canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards. The bus leaves at 1:00 and we will probably return to campus sometime between 3:00 and 3:30. You must sign up here and space will be limited. Everyone can take turns trying out different things on the lake. You are required to ride the bus for this trip. E-mail jluteran@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Don’t Miss Out: Service Saturday THIS Saturday!

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

Service Saturday will be held on THIS Saturday, September 18! Service Saturday is a great opportunity for Allegheny students to get to know Meadville while volunteering with their peers. You can sign up here. The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. in Pelletier Library with a light breakfast. Questions? Contact Olivia Lang at olang@allegheny.edu or Amber Pouliot at apouliot@allegheny.edu. We hope to see you there!

Library Hours Expanding

Posted on September 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Great news, Gators! Pelletier Library will be expanding its hours until 2:00 AM beginning the night of Monday, September 13th. The updated library hours will be as follows: Mondays through Thursdays 7:30 AM – 2:00 AM, Fridays 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, and Sundays 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM. If you need a late night place to study, feel free to come to the library! Just remember to bring your Allegheny ID with you.

Outing Club Gear Rental

Posted on September 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Outing Club owns equipment such as tents, canoes, sleeping bags, cross country skis, snowshoes, rocking climbing shoes, and more! You can check out any of these items for your own trips for up to a week, and you can re-check it out if you want it for longer periods of time. Madi Sherman is the gear manager, and you can contact her at outinggear@allegheny.edu. Additionally, she has office hours from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Outing Club gear shed behind Wise on Fridays.

Major Concert Genre Preference Form

Posted on September 9, 2021 | Filed under General News

In order to invite an artist for the major concert this spring that students are excited about, we want to hear from students about what genre they want to hear! Send the form to your friends so we can get as much input as possible. These choices are non-binding, but the committee will do its best to ensure student voices are heard. Complete the form here.

Wellness Wednesdays

Posted on September 7, 2021 | Filed under General News

Take a break from studying and join Trae Yeckley and Niki Fjeldal for “Wellness Wednesdays” from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in the Campus Center Lobby/McKinley’s Private Dining Area. Bring your lunch and chat, play a game, enjoy a craft, or just chill. You deserve the gift of Self-Care. Any questions can be directed to tyeckley@allegheny.edu or nfjeldal@allegheny.edu.

Deadline for Spring 2022 Study Away Applications: 9/20

Posted on September 6, 2021 | Filed under Events

Monday, September 20, 2021, is the deadline for students to submit applications to study away in Spring 2022. Please see https://sites.allegheny.edu/internationaleducation/apply/. If you have questions, or if you wish to schedule a meeting to discuss study away, please e-mail studentsuccess@allegheny.edu. Applications for Summer 2022 ELs will be coming soon.

Sign Up for Service Saturday on 9/18

Posted on September 6, 2021 | Filed under General News

Service Saturday will be held on September 18! Service Saturday is a great opportunity for Allegheny students to get to know Meadville while volunteering with their peers. You can sign up here. The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. in Pelletier Library with a light breakfast. Questions? Contact Olivia Lang at olang@allegheny.edu or Amber Pouliot at apouliot@allegheny.edu. We hope to see you there!

New Event Manager Needed for International Club

Posted on September 6, 2021 | Filed under General News

The International Club is looking for an Event Manager to add to our list of board members. The position entails creating a set schedule for our planned events, working with other board members for the promotions of club events, and occasionally updating the President of their progress on club planning. **Please note that we are accepting applications from all school years, regardless of if you are a current member of the International Club.** If you feel like you are a good fit for this position, please complete this application via this link.

Join the Title IX Team

Posted on September 2, 2021 | Filed under General News

Interested in Title IX? There are many opportunities to become a part of Allegheny College’s Title IX team. In addition to the Title IX Coordinator, roles include: Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Title IX Investigator, Title IX Community Standards Board Member and Advisor of Choice/Community Support Person.

Read more…

Seniors, we want you to become part of the SCG tradition!

Posted on September 1, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Annual Fund team is seeking applicants for the 2022 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 (either in person or via Zoom). This is an opportunity for the Class of 2022 to begin their legacy on campus right away. Please contact Amanda Allen at aallen@allegheny.edu with any questions. To apply, please click here.

LITS Public Services Is Hiring!

Posted on August 31, 2021 | Filed under General News

Students, LITS is hiring assistants for multiple positions within the library!

We currently have openings for the InfoDesk, Wrecking Ball Cafe, Technology, and the Winnowing Project.

If you enjoy staying up late, and want the opportunity to have a work schedule that reflects this then look no further! The InfoDesk is currently looking for late night and weekend availability.

If you wish to gain experience in serving others, then the Wrecking Ball Cafe is a great place to start! No prior food service experience is needed.

If you are looking for an active position that will keep you on your feet, then the Winnowing Project will be a great fit for you.

Last and certainly not least, if you are someone who enjoys getting to explore campus, and desires to learn more about computer hardware, then the Technology assistant position would be right for you.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please send an email to Kirsten Hauser at khauser@allegheny.edu or stop by the InfoDesk to speak with her.

In Between, an exhibition of Allegheny College Faculty work, on view at Art Galleries through 9/18

Posted on August 30, 2021 | Filed under Events

In Between, which includes work by Heather Brand, Eric D. Charlton, Doug Eberhardt, Angie Jennings, Doug Jurs, Doug Luman, Byron Rich, George Roland, Büke Schwarz, and Ian F. Thomas, will be on view through Saturday, September 18, in the Allegheny College Art Galleries. While exhibitions are on view, the Art Gallery is open for drop-in visits Tuesday through Saturday (hours below). The Allegheny Art Galleries are located on the first floor of Doane Hall of Art, adjacent to the Campus Center. Students, don’t forget we’re open late on Thursdays! Drop by on your way to get dinner at McKinley’s.
Fall 2021 Art Gallery open hours:
Tuesdays: 11:30-5:00
Wednesdays: 1:00-5:00
Thursdays: 11:30-8:00
Fridays: 11:30-5:00
Saturdays: 1:00-5:00

Donations Needed for Mutual Aid Closet

Posted on August 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Mutual Aid Closet is a spot on campus for students to snag some much-needed essential items. The IDEAS Center works diligently to stay stocked up on personal hygiene products, toiletries, [sample size] laundry detergent, etc. However, we need your help! Please reach out to Mikka Hunt, mhunt@allegheny.edu, before donating to gather a more extensive list of items that are needed for the Mutual Aid Closet.

Volunteer in the Carrden!

Posted on August 26, 2021 | Filed under General News

If you are interested in spending time outside and gardening, weekly volunteer sessions in the Carrden take place on Monday afternoons through the end of October. Join anytime between 3-5 pm to help with harvesting, weeding, and other maintenance — no experience needed!

French Creek Clean-Up Day: 9/11

Posted on August 25, 2021 | Filed under General News

French Creek Valley Conservancy is hosting its French Creek Clean-up on Saturday, September 11! Come join Students for Environmental Action (SEA) as we work to improve the watershed starting at 10:30 am. Afterwards there will be a picnic and we will be done at 4 pm. Sign up here or at the Involvement fair

Blue & Gold Weekend — A Homecoming and Family Celebration: 9/24–26

Posted on August 25, 2021 | Filed under General News

Please join us for Allegheny’s Blue & Gold Weekend: A Homecoming and Family Celebration on September 24–26, 2021. The weekend includes events for students, alumni, families, and friends. The schedule can be found here.

Traffic and Parking Policies

Posted on August 24, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Public Safety Department welcomes everyone on their return to campus. We have been very lenient on parking violations for the last several weeks. We would like to remind folks about the Traffic and Parking Policies which require all motor vehicles on campus to be registered with Public Safety. Please review the parking regulations and ensure that you are parking in the correct location. If you need a parking sticker for your vehicle, you can complete the Vehicle Registration Request through Self Service. Public Safety will begin enforcing the parking regulations in the near future. Please move your vehicle to an appropriate location on campus.

Looking for an adventure?

Posted on August 24, 2021 | Filed under General News

Anyone interested in studying abroad in a country where people don’t normally study abroad – Asia, Africa, Latin America – should consider applying for a Boren Scholarship, which provides up to $25,000 to cover the costs. If this sounds like a thing you’d like to know more about, be in touch with Assistant Dean for Fellowship Advising Patrick Jackson (pjackson@allegheny.edu) in the Maytum Center for Student Success.

Graduate School Fellowships

Posted on August 23, 2021 | Filed under General News

Anyone considering applying to graduate school in the natural or social sciences this fall should also consider applying for a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This is the nation’s preeminent graduate school fellowship in the sciences and it comes with generous funding. Students interested in putting together an application should be in touch with Prof. Patrick Jackson (pjackson@allegheny.edu) in the Maytum Center for Student Success.

Updated Facilities Guidelines – Fall 2021

Posted on August 22, 2021 | Filed under General News

Guided by the 2021-2022 ACHA COVID-19 Pandemic Plan, we have updated our Facilities Guidelines to help employees implement effective practices and procedures within academic, administrative, and public buildings. The guidelines provide details on building hours and access, space management, cleaning, PPE requests and more that will support a safe and smooth Fall 2021 semester.

Suggestions for Managing Phones Over Vacation and Furlough

Posted on December 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

So that LITS can provide appropriate support to employees on furlough or vacation, we encourage employees to consider how they want to manage their office phones well in advance of their expected absence. Given the potential number of requests and the time required for LITS to manage more complex requests, we cannot promise to complete without several days notice.
We ask that the community consider these three options:
1. Change your outgoing voicemail greeting to indicate you are out. This can be done off-campus, and we strongly recommend this solution. Your voicemail can include a suggested alternative number for those callers needing an immediate response.
2. Go to your office and follow these steps to forward your line to another number.
3. Put in a ticket and LITS will set up forwarding of your line to another line in your office or to a colleague’s extension. Please allow at least 3 business days to process your request. We request that this option be reserved for phones that handle all incoming calls for a department, such as those of office managers. Read more…

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 may be edited for length and clarity; please note that submitting an item does not guarantee that it will be published. 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. Also, My Allegheny only accepts items for college-sponsored events. 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 news@allegheny.edu.