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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.

Sprinkler Testing: 8/2-4

Posted on August 2, 2021 | Filed under General News

It is time to test the sprinkler systems again and ensure they are working properly. The testing will be taking place on August 2-4. Please be advised that while testing is happening alarms may go off. We are sorry for this inconvenience, but this is an absolute necessity to ensure that the sprinklers are working correctly should they ever be needed and to ensure everyone’s safety. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Physical Plant at 814-332-5378.

Meadville Discount Card

Posted on July 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

Allegheny Volleyball is selling discount cards featuring 28 locally owned businesses! The card is $20 and all discounts run continuously from 8/1/21 to 7/31/22. Who doesn’t love 15% off when eating out or $10 off of an oil change? Contact Kelly Barzak, kbarzak@allegheny.edu, if interested in supporting ACVB and locally owned Meadville businesses.

Security Update Applied to Google Drive

Posted on July 28, 2021 | Filed under General News

Beginning on July 26, Google began sending emails to some campus members regarding links in their Google Drives. Google will be changing links to Google Drive files and folders that were created before December 2017. These changes will affect access to those files and folders, and you may need to update the links to files and folders you have shared, such as in Canvas or on a website. If you do not receive an email, none of your content will be impacted. More details are available on the LITS site. Please contact the InfoDesk at infodesk@allegheny.edu or 814-332-3768 if you have questions.

ACHA Needs Volunteers to Assist With Testing During Move In

Posted on July 28, 2021 | Filed under General News

ACHA is in need of a few volunteers on August 10, August 13, August 18 or August 19 to help with greeting/information and check in for testing at the Wise Center. Lunch or dinner would be provided. Responsibilities would include checking in vaccinated students, making sure they are connected to the Navica app, answering basic questions (how long will this take, where do I get my key afterward, etc.) and keeping the general flow of student traffic in the Wise Center moving. To volunteer, please complete this form by August 6. For questions, please email Gretchen Beck at gbeck@allegheny.edu

Shuttle Transportation Reservation Form is Open for Fall Arrival

Posted on July 26, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Office of Student Leadership & Involvement and ASG are sponsoring shuttle transportation from the Pittsburgh airport to campus on August 18 and 19. To view the airport shuttle schedule and to register, click here. Reservations with non-refundable payment made by midnight, August 12, are $20. If space is available after the initial deadline, the cost is $30. Questions? email: sli@allegheny.edu. You must have a paid reservation to board the Shuttle. Walk-ons will not be permitted.

Boxes for Moving

Posted on July 22, 2021 | Filed under General News

Physical Plant would like to remind everyone that boxes are available at Physical Plant for the many moves we are conducting this summer. If you need boxes, please put in a work order and let Physical Plant know when you need them and how many boxes are needed. We also ask that you please do not throw those boxes away when done with them, but tear them down and let HK or Physical Plant know so they can be picked up and reused. Thank you.

Allegheny Student Network

Posted on July 21, 2021 | Filed under General News

Students on campus now can connect to the Allegheny Students wireless network everywhere on campus. This network provides wireless internet and access to printing to all Allegheny College students on their computers, phones, and tablets. For other devices, such as game consoles or smart devices, the Allegheny My Devices network is available. You will find instructions for joining both networks at our Student Network page, as well as contact information for MyResNet in case of any questions. The AC-Wireless network remains available for Allegheny College employees who use a wireless connection.

Employee Assistance for Student Move-In and Welcome Week

Posted on July 18, 2021 | Filed under General News

We are seeking everyone’s help between August 10 and 24 to welcome students and facilitate opening the College successfully. We need people to assist on each of the four move-in days (August 10, 13, 18 and 19), as well as people to help with tasks each day through August 24. Many different jobs are available from which you can choose. Please select as many of the roles/tasks that you are willing to do on as many of the days and times that you are available. This will help with scheduling and ensure that we have adequate coverage. Please complete this form by August 1. Thank you in advance for your support.

Kayaks and Stand-Up Paddleboards Available

Posted on June 30, 2021 | Filed under General News

Allegheny Recreation now has inflatable stand-up paddleboards, hard kayaks, and inflatable kayaks available for free rental to Allegheny employees and students. E-mail jluteran@allegheny.edu if you are interested.

Sakai Project Site Export Extension

Posted on June 23, 2021 | Filed under General News

Attention Sakai Project Site Owners: The deadline for exporting the contents of your project sites has been extended to July 31, 2021. We hope that this helps to mitigate some stress for you.

Canvas Workshops for Faculty

Posted on May 27, 2021 | Filed under Events

Rosita Scerbo, Assistant Professor of World Languages and Cultures, will offer a two-day workshop on using Canvas for course design. Both returning and new faculty members are invited to attend. Dates are August 9-10, from 2 to 4 p.m. A full workshop description is here and you can sign up here.

Pelletier Library Summer Hours

Posted on May 19, 2021 | Filed under General News

Beginning Friday, May 21, Pelletier Library will move to summer hours: Monday through Friday the library will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 28, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 1 through July 31. Saturdays and Sundays, Pelletier will be closed, as well as for the Memorial Day (May 31) and Independence Day (July 5) holidays. During library hours, employees and resident students will be able to access the building using their Allegheny College ID. All visitors must observe the College’s COVID-19 guidelines. Please contact the InfoDesk via email at infodesk@allegheny.edu or by calling 814-332-3768 with any questions.

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.