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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Posted on April 1, 2021 | Filed under Alerts

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

Community Food Drive Saturday: 4/17

Posted on April 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College and Hagan Business Machines are partnering to host a curbside community food drive on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are two curbside, contact-free drop-off locations: 1) E. College St. and N. Main St. (at the Allegheny College Pelletier Library) and Hagan Business Machines (on 17281 Conneaut Lake Road). Individuals can also schedule front-porch, contact-free household pickups. The drive benefits the Center for Family Services Inc., the Crawford County Coalition on Housing Needs, Meadville Community Soup Kitchen, United Faith Fellowship Food Pantry, and CHAPS. Schedule an at-home pickup by calling the Allegheny Civic Engagement Office at 814-332-5318 or email gcs@allegheny.edu. Donate non-perishable food items, personal toiletries, and/or cleaning supplies. Cash donations are also accepted. Please help support our neighbors in need!

Marketing Monday–Storytelling in Marketing: 4/19

Posted on April 15, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Bruce R. Thompsons Center for Business and Economics will present another Marketing Monday at 12:15 p.m. Monday, April 19, on Zoom, focusing on the practical use and benefits of storytelling in marketing. This event is open to the Allegheny community. Please email Beth Ryan at bryan@allegheny.edu for a link to this session. Read more…

Conversation With Jamila Michener, Cornell University: 4/21

Posted on April 15, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Law & Policy Program’s yearlong focus on “Seeking Justice in a Divided Nation” continues with a public address by Jamila Michener, Professor of Government at Cornell University at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 21. This conversation with Dr. Michener on civil legal representation for the poor is part of this spring’s Law & Policy Seminar on “Access to Justice.” Michener studies American politics and policy, with a particular focus on the political causes and consequences of poverty and racial inequality. Her work explores the conditions under which economically and racially disadvantaged groups engage in the political process, the effects of that engagement, and the role of the state in shaping the political and economic trajectories of marginalized communities. This virtual lecture is free and open to the public. Register here.

BurghMeetsWorld–Who is the Vaccine For?: 4/19

Posted on April 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

International Education invites you to an interactive dialogue “BurghMeetsWorld: Who is the vaccine for?” on Monday, April 19, at 6 p.m. EDT. BurghMeetsWorld is a series of public events that explores the intersections between global concerns and local issues. Through conversation with community leaders, we will learn about the current obstacles of vaccine distribution and education in Pittsburgh such as language access, vaccine gentrification, and medical mistrust. We will challenge ourselves to go beyond meeting the immediate needs of community health and vaccination by engaging with the systems, identities, and narratives that shape these obstacles. Together we will explore how these conversations connect to broader global discussions around global vaccine inequity and resource distribution. Click here for more information and to register for this event.

Spikeball Tournament Saturday to Win a Yeti: 4/17

Posted on April 15, 2021 | Filed under General News

Allegheny Recreation will be on the field to the left of the Wise Center and across from North Village I for a Spikeball tournament. The event will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, and end around 3 p.m. Winners will receive an Allegheny Recreation Yeti (if there are enough participants). Sign-ups are preferred, but walk ups are also welcome. Sign up here.

Seniors–Present Your Senior Project at the Cook-Lahti Scholars Symposium

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

All seniors are invited to present their senior project at the spring 2021 Richard J Cook-Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium. Seniors from any department/program may sign-up to participate by filling out this form no later than Thursday, April 22. Aimee Knupsky, director of URSCA, will send instructions for submitting work to those who sign up to participate. Scholars Symposium will be held virtually this year on Thursday, May 13.

Register for the Zingale Big Idea Competition by April 21

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under Events

The 2021 Zingale Big Idea competition will take place virtually on May 8. If you plan to participate, please click here to officially register by Wednesday, April 21. A total of $20,000 is up for grabs with the top prize of $10,000 going to the big winner! If you are part of a team, you only need to fill out one form, but list all team members and their contact info on this form. A reminder that your executive summaries need to be submitted electronically via email to Professor Chris Allison by Monday, April 26. After review of the executive summaries, up to 10 finalists/teams will be selected to move on to the Final Round to present on Saturday, May 8 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feel free to email Sarah Holt (sholt@allegheny.edu) or Chris Allison (callison@allegheny.edu) if you have questions. In the meantime, all the information you need about the competition, including templates for your presentation, can be found here.

Free Shuttles to COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

CATA will provide a free shuttle to Allegheny students to access the Meadville Medical Center COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Peebles building at Park Avenue Plaza. The shuttle will depart every 30 minutes from Lord Gate on North Main Street. Students: please be prepared to show your Allegheny ID to the driver.

Friday, April 16
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Wednesday, April 21
6:00AM – 2:00PM

Friday, April 23
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Wednesday, April 28
6:00AM – 2:00PM

Friday, April 30
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Wednesday, May 5th
6:00AM – 2:00PM

Friday, May 7
10:00AM – 1:00PM

Wednesday, May 12
6:00AM – 2:00PM

Friday, May 14
10:00AM – 1:00PM

For students who need a ride outside of these shuttle times, they are welcome to use the CATA Red Route to get to the Downtown Mall for free using their student ID then transfer to the Green B for service to the Park Avenue Plaza. Red and Green routes operate as early as 7:00 a.m., Schedules are at www.catabus.org, or plan a trip on Google Maps then select the transit option to show the schedules.

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 4/19

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Items to be included in the notice of the April 22 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, April 19. Please include electronic versions of any reports or documents associated with your agenda item, as well as suggested text for any announcement. For questions regarding potential inclusion of new business items or reports on this or future agendas, please contact Margaret Nelson or Brad Hersh, faculty moderator.

Call for Agenda Items for Next All-Staff Meeting: 4/23

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

The next All-Staff meeting will be held Friday, April 23, at 10:45 a.m. A link to join will be sent the week of the meeting. Submit your agenda items using this form by Wednesday, April 21.
• What You’re Digging Right Now
• Reports (presented + Q&A)
• Announcements (no discussion)
• Shout-outs (recognition for a colleague or team)
Please note: announcements should continue to be submitted via MyAllegheny as well.
Remaining spring All-Staff Meetings: Friday, May 28, 10:45 a.m.

Chapel Service: 4/18

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

SRL will offer an on-campus Chapel service Sunday, April 18 at 12 noon in Ford Chapel. All students are welcome to attend this non-denominational service, which will include Holy Communion and a sermon by Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell on meeting the risen Christ, based on Luke 24:13-35. Please preregister at this link.

Healing Service: 4/20

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under Events

In honor of Earth Day, SRL will offer a Healing Service for the Earth and Ourselves on Tuesday, April 20, at 5 p.m. on Murray Lawn (rain space: Murray Lawn Tent). This non-religious service will offer healing rituals for the earth and a time for naming both individual and communal losses of the past year. Everyone is welcome, and you are invited to bring an item from nature, such as a small stone, leaf, or flower, as an offering.

Connecting as a Campus Series 4: Speaking Up, Supporting Each Other, and Asian and Asian American Activism: 4/19

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under Events

This will be the last conversation that faculty and staff of Asian backgrounds hold with our students this semester. Professor Emeritus Shafiqur Rahman in Physics, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Christopher Segur, Professor Janyl Jumadinova in Computer Science, and Professor Xiaoling Shi at the Department of World Languages and Cultures are sharing our experiences, growth, and work related to finding our voices and combating issues of equity in our fields. The conversation would cover how to overcome language and cultural barriers, how to deal with microaggressions, etc. More importantly, we are here to answer questions that students have in your everyday life so as to support and help you survive and thrive. This event takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 19, in person and on Zoom. The place is the Tillotson Room in the Tippie Alumni Center; the link is here. It is open to students who have Asian backgrounds. However, we welcome students, faculty, and staff who come from diverse backgrounds to share insights, expertise, and experiences on working for equity and social justice. Read more…

Study Away Pop-In 4/16

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Interested in studying away for a semester or joining an EL? Join International Education to learn about semester away (international and domestic) ELs, international internships, and other study away opportunities. Please pop in on Friday, April 16, from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. (ET) via Google Meet:
https://meet.google.com/yvn-dgjk-tsw
or join by phone: +1 602-899-8181‬ PIN: ‪573 722 729‬#

Game Room Grab & Go Craft–Van Gogh Paint by Number: 4/16

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Want to paint like the masters? Then stop by the Game Room this Friday at 5 p.m. to pick up a van Gogh paint by number kit. Kit includes a numbered canvas, paint, and paint brushes. Kits will be available between Friday and Sunday while supplies last. Limit of one kit per person and must be present.

Gator Gratitude Week: How Have Donors Impacted Your Allegheny Experience?

Posted on April 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

What part of your Allegheny experience are you most thankful for? Chances are, it was made possible by a donor. Because of donors we have scholarships, internships and study-away experiences, research support, a beautiful campus, and so much more. Please submit a brief video – one minute or less – that conveys your gratitude to the donors who have helped make a difference in your time at Allegheny. Use this link to record and submit your message. Make sure to include your name, class year, major and minor. Please keep your video short, straightforward and genuine. Donors LOVE to hear from students! Participants will receive an Allegheny T-shirt via campus box or USPS, if off campus. Email Carli Belosh at cbelosh@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Canoeing on French Creek: 4/25

Posted on April 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

Want to go on a fun canoe adventure? Some Outing Club leaders will be taking students down French Creek on Sunday, April 25, at 11:30 a.m. Sign up to join us using this link. Space on the trip is limited, so be sure to sign up ASAP to grab a spot. We will be collecting $5 deposits from all participants, which you will get back on the trip. Feel free to email outing@allegheny.edu with any questions!

People & Places Deadline: 4/19

Posted on April 13, 2021 | 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 Monday, April 19. Please submit items here.

Open Call for Artworks–Submit to the Annual Student Exhibition

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

All students are invited to submit artworks to the annual student exhibition, on view in the Allegheny Art Gallery from April 20-24. Entries must be dropped off in the Art Gallery on Wednesday, April 14, between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Either the Art Department Building Coordinator or a gallery assistant will be available during those hours to help with the submission process. Late entries will not be accepted. Digital submissions should be shared via Google Drive with artgallery@allegheny.edu by 7 p.m. on April 14. If you are interested in submitting and would like more information, please direct inquiries to Professor Paula Burleigh at pburleigh@allegheny.edu. Read more…

Two Outdoor Productions–“The Whole Shebang” and “Salim Salim”: 4/17 & 4/18

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under Events

“The Whole Shebang” and “Salim Salim” will be presented in the Vukovich Center’s Courtyard on Saturday, April 17, and Sunday, April 18. Tickets can be reserved by clicking here. “The Whole Shebang,” Gary Orloff’s 50-minute comedy, asks the question: “What if the Earth was just some nerd’s science project in another dimension?” To answer this, a nervous student gives a presentation to two professors and a dean, with the help of a man and a woman from Earth. The production is directed by Jacob Stringer ’21 and will be presented Saturday, April 17, at 2 p.m. and Sunday, April 18, at 2 p.m. “Salim Salim,” Stav Palti-Negev’s hour-long drama, examines the societal and personal impacts of the Israel-Palestine Conflict, shining a light on the human stories we often overlook. The production is directed by Amir Megherhi ’21 and will be presented Saturday, April 17, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 18, at 6 p.m. Performances are available only to members of the Allegheny College campus community. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, show audiences are restricted to 25 people per show. Masks are required and proper social distancing is expected.

GAP Board Applications

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

GAP is now looking for its board members for the 2021-2022 academic year. What is GAP ? Gator Activities Programming (GAP) is one of the most active student organizations at Allegheny College. GAP oversees the planning and execution of many entertainment events on campus each year. GAP is looking for students with a lot of initiative, creativity, follow-through, fun, enthusiasm, commitment, problem solving skills, patience, teamwork, and forward thinking. They want members who want to make an impact on student social life on campus. Apply to be a member of the exec board here. Not sure what each position is or does? Check out the list of position descriptions here. Applications are due at noon on April 19.

Fall Class–The Evolving Karamu House and Social Justice

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

TH 190–The Evolving Karamu House and Social Justice. A study of Black theatre and drama through the evolution of Cleveland’s Karamu House from the civil rights movement through the Black Arts Movement to today. Students investigate documentary plays on social justice and racial identities from Tamir Rice to Michael Brown. Artists including Charles Gilpin, Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka, and Dael Orlandersmith are considered. This two-credit module two course has no prerequisites and will be taught by Professor Terrence Spivey.

Gator International Seeks Creative Works in Other Languages

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Hopefully, you have all heard about Gator International, Allegheny’s annual spring journal in which students can publish original work in a language they’ve studied or in any language not native to them. If English is not your first language, you can publish something in English as well or in any other language that you know. It can even be a language not currently offered at Allegheny. Typical submissions include: poems, short stories, short essays, reflections, photos demonstrating sign language words, etc. Relevant artwork and photographs are also welcome. Here’s the website with the latest editions if you’d like to check it out. Please send submissions and any questions to Flannery Pillion Gardner (pilliongardnerf@allegheny.edu) by Friday, April 16. If you require more time, please let Flannery know by the deadline that you’re working on it.

Volunteer Opportunity–Community Food Drive: 4/17

Posted on April 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

On Saturday, April 17, the Third Cohort of Global Citizen Scholars, the Office of Civic Engagement, and Hagan Business Machines will be hosting a Community Food Drive. This event will support those in our local community impacted by food insecurity. If you would like to volunteer please fill out this form. If you would like to provide donations, we have two contactless drop-off locations and a contact-free pick up option. One drop-off location is on Allegheny’s campus by Pelletier Library on East College Street and the other is at the Hagan Technology Center on Conneaut Lake Road. If you would prefer contactless pick up, please fill out this form . Questions? Either call us at (814) 332-5318 or email us at gcs@allegheny.edu

Gator Gratitude Week: Send a Note of Thanks!

Posted on April 11, 2021 | Filed under General News

Has a faculty or staff member made a difference in your journey here at Allegheny? This is a great opportunity to thank them. Please submit a message of gratitude through this form and we’ll deliver the message for you. Each participant will receive a reusable, collapsible, Allegheny straw via campus box or the USPS, if off campus. Email Carli Belosh at cbelosh@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Student Organization Storage for Upcoming Academic Year

Posted on April 11, 2021 | Filed under General News

Application for Student Organization Storage in the Campus Center for the 2021-2022 academic year will open on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 a.m. The application form will be available on the Student Leadership & Involvement website. There are 25 storage units, of various sizes, available for reservation.

Daily Chatter Week 7 Quiz

Posted on April 11, 2021 | Filed under General News

It’s a new Monday and time for the next Daily Chatter weekly quiz. The link to the quiz is here. Please complete this quiz by Monday, April 19, to be eligible for the prize. We congratulate Sadie Brown for being last week’s winner! Read more…

AXO Donation Drive Starts Today: 4/12

Posted on April 11, 2021 | Filed under General News

Please consider donating to Women’s Services though Alpha Chi Omega. We’ll be tabling from noon to 2 p.m. every day this week in the Campus Center and a tent in the Gator Quad. Everything counts! You can find the donation list on our Instagram @axodelta. Reach out to Heather Amancio (amancioh@allegheny.edu) if you have any questions.

New Course Added for Fall: Philosophy/Black Studies

Posted on April 8, 2021 | Filed under General News

Phil 275: Black American Thinkers; Fall semester, MW 4:10-5:25; Satisfies “Black Studies in the discipline” aspect for Black Studies minor; Satisfies “History” aspect for Philosophy major.
Phil 275: Black American Thinkers
An examination of selected works from the rich and complex tapestry of black American thought from David Walker (1830) to the present. Authors articulate conceptions of blackness, justice, and fair political order that stand in contrast to current conditions in the United States as well as recommending methods for resisting these conditions. Reponses to, and examination of, slavery and/or subsequent efforts to marginalize and control black women, men and youth are the primary focus of the course. Distribution: PD

Staff and Administrators: Professional Development Survey

Posted on April 6, 2021 | Filed under General News

AAC and SAC are working in partnership with President Link and HR to identify and provide relevant and accessible professional development opportunities for staff and administrators. Please give 5-10 minutes of your time to complete this survey about your professional development needs and preferences. Your response by Monday, April 12, would be greatly appreciated.

Registration for Biochemistry Courses

Posted on April 5, 2021 | Filed under General News

Two exciting Biochemistry courses will be offered this Fall Semester (2021). If you plan on taking the following course, please be aware that you will need to fill out a survey prior to registration. 1) Biochemistry (CHEM 253 survey). This course focuses on enzyme structures, and these structures facilitate chemical reactions within a cell. 2) Applied Metabolism (CHEM 354 survey). This course focuses on the critical metabolism aspects of various human diseases. Students will have an opportunity to design a drug that combats cancer cells.

3D Design Short Course–2 New Spots Available

Posted on April 5, 2021 | Filed under General News

We have two newly available spots in our community partner short course on 3D Design taught by Acutec engineer, Tom Swanburg!. Bolster your resume and learn critical thinking and design skills through this hands-on learning opportunity based on industry-standard software (Solidworks). This course will prepare you to creatively approach complex problems in design and engineering, and the fundamentals behind 3D printing/additive manufacturing. The skills developed in this course are applicable to game design, art, robotics, and product development. All majors and minors are welcome! Email Professor Byron Rich at brich@allegheny.edu to get add authorization.

Volunteer With the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania–Crawford County

Posted on April 5, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Davies Leaders and Special Olympics of Pennsylvania-Crawford County are working together to restart our program so our athletes can return to in-person training, which they have been without since the start of the COVID pandemic in March 2020. We are seeking students, staff, administrators, and faculty to serve as volunteers so we can make this happen. Training will be held at the ARC of Crawford County (indoor or outdoor), and activities can include athletics-type activities, movement classes, and more. To participate off-campus, at the ARC, Allegheny students must adhere to the College’s guidelines and must have completed either a single dose or the two-dose vaccine series, and must also be registered as a Class A SOPA volunteer. If you are interested and would like more information, please fill out this form by April 21.

Learn American Sign Language

Posted on April 4, 2021 | Filed under General News

The application here is available for enrollment in American Sign Language 1 in Fall 2021. This is a full 4 credit course that will meet once a week on Thursdays from 5:05 p.m. to 6:35 p.m. Please read the following information before deciding whether to apply to take ASL: Read more…

Intern Housing in Washington, D.C., and New York City

Posted on April 4, 2021 | Filed under General News

Don’t let housing be a hurdle. Have you landed an internship in Washington, D.C., or New York City and you’re wondering where you can stay? Allegheny College is thrilled to offer a limited amount of intern housing to qualified students in D.C. and NYC this summer. Students must have secured an internship prior to applying for housing. Please stop by Career Education in Pelletier to learn more or schedule an appointment with Autumn or Jim for an uninterrupted conversation.

For Exempt Employees

Posted on April 1, 2021 | Filed under General News

Great News! You will now be able to access your leave balances in Employee Self Service. Sign into Self-Service and click on the “Leave” tile. You will be able to monitor your sick, vacation and personal time balances. PLEASE NOTE: available time is now recorded in hours – not days. Please be aware of this change as you view this info. Employees should still continue to use their same processes in requesting and submitting time off. The only thing that has changed is that now you can see your information online.

ASG Cabinet Applications Are Open

Posted on April 1, 2021 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in bringing your ideas and experience to ASG? Applications are open for the 2021-22 ASG Cabinet. All students are encouraged to apply, regardless of their past experience within ASG. Applications are due Monday, April 5, at 11:59 p.m. and can be found here.

Walmart Deliveries on Campus

Posted on April 1, 2021 | Filed under General News

Gator Post/Print would like the campus community to be careful when ordering items from Walmart for delivery to campus. The local Walmart has been making deliveries to campus and leaving packages in unsecured/unattended locations and with very limited identifying markings. At times, it is impossible to know the intended recipient. We are not responsible for packages that are left near the Post Office in the Campus Center without our knowledge. Please call or email if you have any questions 814-332-2375, p2xpost@allegheny.edu.

Call for Nominations for the Annual Civic Engagement Prize

Posted on March 31, 2021 | Filed under General News

This prize is awarded to the junior or senior student who has produced the most outstanding project in academic community-based learning and has modeled those qualities for civic engagement embodied by the College’s mission statement. This prize will be awarded at the Honors Convocation on Thursday, May 13. Many of the nominations over past years have been senior comprehensive projects. Faculty are asked to send the name of student nominees to Dave Roncolato, director of Civic Engagement, droncola@allegheny.edu before Monday, April 19. There is a small faculty review committee that will review nominations and select the prize recipient.

Scholarship Opportunity for Junior Natural Science Majors: Apply by 4/21

Posted on March 30, 2021 | Filed under Events

All junior natural science majors are invited to apply for the Frederick and Marion Steen Mathematics Scholarship, which partially covers senior year tuition expenses for one student per year. For more details, please consult the full announcement. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

The Loop Returns With a Limited Schedule

Posted on March 30, 2021 | Filed under General News

Starting Friday, April 2, the Loop returns with a limited schedule for the rest of the semester. The Loop will run every Friday/Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m until May 15. Students are able to ride the Loop and any CATA route for free simply by showing their Allegheny ID. For more information about the Crawford Area Transportation Authority, simply go to its website.

Academic Honors Nominations

Posted on March 30, 2021 | Filed under Events

Attention Juniors and Seniors: 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
Louise Jordan Award
Application and descriptions can be found here and are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. The convocation will be held on Thursday, May 14, at 4 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The prizes/awards will be announced at this time. If you have any questions, please contact Gloria Burgess in the Dean of Students Office at gburgess@allegheny.edu or by calling 332-4356.

Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted on March 30, 2021 | Filed under General News

On April 1 you will receive an email from AlleghenyCollege@hedsconsortium.org authored by Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity, inviting you to participate in (HEDS) Diversity and Equity Campus Climate Survey. This online questionnaire will ask for your perspective and experiences regarding Allegheny’s climate and support for diversity and equity. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate. The survey is administered for Allegheny College by the Higher Education Data Sharing consortium (HEDS). For questions, please contact Kristin Dukes at kdukes@allegheny.edu.

Registration Planning for Fall 2021

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

All continuing students should have received an email on Monday, March 29, titled “From the Registrar: Pre-Registration for Fall 2021 Starts Soon.” Please consult that message for additional details about registration for Fall 2021. See here for the web version of the updates.

Bonner Service Leader Program Openings

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Bonner Service Leader Program is looking for current First Years and Juniors 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 Civic Engagement in the Allegheny Gateway, by email at jgonzalezreyes@allegheny.edu to receive more information. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and can be found here.

Support Best Friends Animal Sanctuary With the Equestrian Club

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

Surprise someone (or yourself!) with a mini care package for $6 that includes a COVID mask, popcorn, stickers, facial care mask, bubbles, and chocolate. Profits will benefit Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Items will be delivered to the recipient’s Allegheny Box # close to finals week. Order a care package at this link . We accept Venmo remotely and cash at our tabling event on April 1 and 2 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. We will stop accepting orders at midnight on Saturday, April 3. Brought to you by the Allegheny Equestrian Club. Send questions to equestri@allegheny.edu.

Participate in Digital Emotion Regulation Senior Project

Posted on March 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

Please consider signing up to participate in a 15-minute study about perceptions of digital emotion regulation during the COVID-19 pandemic. This research is being conducted for a senior composition project through Allegheny College’s Psychology department. Upon completion you will be entered into a raffle to win a $20 gift card to Pampered Palate in Meadville. If you are interested in participating please click this link.

Key and Card Requests

Posted on March 28, 2021 | Filed under General News

Have you lost your key? Do you have a new person starting in your area who needs a key or ID card? Is someone retiring in your department? Do you have a contractor coming to campus and need access to a building for them? We now have one form to meet all these needs and more! The Facility Access Request Form located on the Inside Forms page of the website replaces all the previous forms. We even have a helpful tutorial slide presentation to guide you through completing the form with all the information we require to get you the keys and cards you need. If you have any questions just send a note to access@allegheny.edu.

Join Hillel for a Virtual Social Justice Seder

Posted on March 28, 2021 | Filed under General News

This week it is Passover, a Jewish holiday that commemorates the liberation of the Ancient Israelites from slavery in Egypt. This year during Passover, you can join Hillel on Zoom at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, for a virtual Social Justice Seder. We’ll explore the themes of oppression and liberation in the Passover Seder in relation to racial injustice today. All are welcome!