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Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series: Angela Keysor — 2/1

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Events

All are invited to the next Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series, sponsored by the Academic Support Committee. Our featured speaker is Angela Keysor who will be giving a talk entitled, “Gendered and Racial Borders of Belonging: Need and Health Care in Massachusetts, 1740-1770,” this Wednesday, 2/1, at 7 PM in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theater in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts. A brief description of Prof. Keysor’s talk follows:

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Faculty Workshop on AI-Based Writing Systems: 2/3

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Events

At 12:15pm on Friday, February 3, Heidi McKee and James Porter (Miami University) will present a virtual workshop entitled “Teaching and Learning in the Age of AI-based Writing Systems: How Do We Adapt?” This workshop will engage faculty in the exploration of issues and questions that arise with the use of AI writing technologies in teaching and learning. The facilitators will begin the workshop with a presentation that will demonstrate some AI-based writing systems and share some current research about AI writing, including work the facilitators have done on human-AI collaboration. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for interested participants to test out some of these systems. See this document for additional information. Faculty should complete this form to sign up for the workshop. Contact Director of Faculty Development Rachel Weir (rweir@allegheny.edu) or Director of Writing Alexis Hart (ahart@allegheny.edu) with any questions. Funded by the Pelletier Library.

International Film Festival presents The Man Who Sold His Skin: 2/2

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Events

The 2023 International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Allegheny College, has announced its schedule of films for this season! Each year department faculty nominate recent highly acclaimed films in each of the languages taught at the College.

The series runs each Thursday evening, February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 2023, with screenings at 7:00 pm at The Movies @ Meadville, 11155 Highline Drive, Meadville, PA 16335.

All films are free and open to the public.
Free shuttles will depart campus on N. Main at the top of Brooks Walk at 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm

The first film in the lineup is:

Thursday, February 2nd:
The Man Who Sold His Skin (Arabic)
His own body turned into a living work of art and promptly exhibited in a museum, Sam, a Syrian refugee, will soon realize to have sold away more than just his skin.

RA Info Session: 1/31

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

Residence Life will be hosting an RA Info Session today from 12:30-1:30 PM in Campus Center 301/302. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Resident Advisor position, get more information, hear from current RAs and professional staff, and ask any questions you’re wondering about! As a reminder, you can access the application here. All completed applications are due by Monday, February 13th at 12:00 noon!

Are you interested in the Dance and Movement Studies Minor? Join a meeting on 2/1

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Events

If you are a Dance and Movement Studies Minor, interested in becoming one, or curious about the possibility, come meet with us. There will be a Dance and Movement Studies minors meeting Wednesday, February 1st from 12:30 – 1:20 in the Montgomery Performance Space.

Join the Honor Committee! Apply by 2/9

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

The Honor Committee is accepting applications from members of the first-year class to serve on the committee! The Honor Committee oversees Allegheny’s student-run Honor Code, educates the student body and faculty on their rights and responsibilities within the Honor Code, and investigates possible academic conduct violations. Students have the opportunity to earn credits during their time on the committee.

The application deadline is Thursday, February 9th. Any questions regarding the application can be sent to honorcommittee@allegheny.edu.

Apply using this link.

Register for Service Saturday, 2/18!

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

Join the Office of Community Engagement for Service Saturday on February 18th. Projects will range from yard work to construction. All volunteers are expected to be at the Pelletier Library no later than 8:30am to sign up for a project/receive their project assignment. A light breakfast will be provided!

Time: 8:30AM – 12:00PM
Place: Pelletier Library (main floor)
Contact: Colin Hurley <churley@allegheny.edu>

Sign up using this link.

Watan Band Live Performance: 1/31

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

Join ICA this evening for a performance of the Syrian-American “Watan” Band from Erie! Middle Eastern food will complement live performances of traditional Syrian music from 6-8 pm in the CC Lobby. For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu. The Islamic Awareness Week will continue on Wednesday with World Hijab Day and Thursday with “Date Night” (oooh!).

Internship Funding Application Now Available on Handshake!

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

Gators, are you in need of funding support as you work to secure an internship? The Career Education office, on behalf of its incredibly generous donors, is proud to provide an annual internship funding program to help students intern in a variety of places across industries. Full-time students can easily access the application on Handshake by searching “Allegheny Internship Funding” on the “jobs” page or clicking this link.

Please note that May 2023 graduating seniors, students who are transferring, or students embarking on cooperative programs are not eligible for funding.

Students who have any questions can contact Autumn Parker directly by email at aparker@allegheny.edu or by visiting the office in Pelletier.

Want an Amazing Senior Week?

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under General News

Help the senators plan Senior Week! ASG Class of 2023 is seeking members of the senior class to help with the logistical planning of senior celebrations. If you are interested, contact hauss@allegheny.edu.