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Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series: 3/4

Posted on February 27, 2020 | Filed under Events

Anthony Lo Bello, professor in mathematics, will discuss “An Etymological and Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Catholic Church” in Campus Center 301/302 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4. In January, 2020, the Catholic University of America Press published Origins of Catholic Words, an etymological dictionary of the vocabulary of Christianity in general and of the Catholic Church in particular and will explain how Lo Bello came to be invited to write this book, and then illustrate its method by considering some sample entries chosen for their appropriateness for an audience at a liberal arts college. Special guest appearances will be made by Mozart, Toscanini, Verdi, and the choir of Notre Dame de Paris.

SRL Week: Women in Religion: 3/2–8

Posted on February 27, 2020 | Filed under General News

Spiritual and Religious Life (SRL) clubs host their annual SRL Week with a series of events celebrating Women in Religion. From Newman’s game of Kahoot! celebrating popular female saints through Hillel’s Purim Spiel on the book of Esther, the week also looks at women in the Bible and the early Christian movement, the representation of Muslim women in the media, and feminine qualities of God. The groups come together for a mixer and a service project to benefit Women’s Services. A full schedule for SRL Week is available on the SRL website.

Lunch Talk on Internship and Job Opportunities in Materials Science: 2/28

Posted on February 27, 2020 | Filed under Events

Interested in working in materials science? Looking for internship and/or job opportunities? Come learn about Interphase Materials — a company that specializes in surface treatment of industrial and commercial cooling systems using self assembled monolayers that both improves heat transfer efficiency and reduces the accumulation of biological fouling. Alums Noah Snyder ’10 and Carlos Castillo ’18 will be here to talk to students about opportunities at Interphase Materials. There will be a lunch talk on Friday, Feb. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Carr Hall Room 120 with free pizza and a Q&A with cookies at 3:30, also in Room 120. This talk is sponsored by the Barbara Lotze Fund.

Loaded Nachos With A Chi O’s: 3/1

Posted on February 27, 2020 | Filed under General News

The sisters of Alpha Chi Omega are holding their annual Loaded Nachos With A Chi O’s event on Sunday, March 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. Come enjoy unlimited nachos. All proceeds are benefiting Women’s Services of Meadville, as Alpha Chi is supporting their philanthropy Domestic Violence Awareness. Tickets are $5.

Strength Training Class: 2/28

Posted on February 27, 2020 | Filed under General News

Work Out Your Stress, Strength Training will be held in the Wise Center Dance Studio on Friday, February 28, at 3 p.m. The class uses lower, upper, and core strengthening exercises to help increase physical wellness, relieve stress, and raise your confidence and happiness. Each class ends with a relaxation or positive affirmation exercise. Class is accessible for all fitness levels and open to all actively enrolled Allegheny students. Equipment is provided and class is less than an hour. Just bring some water and be ready to get healthy! If you have questions, please email Danielle at

Summer Internship at the Robert H. Jackson Center — Apply by 3/16

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under Events

Apply now for a summer internship at the Jackson Center in Jamestown, NY. Housing can be arranged, upon acceptance to the program. The Robert H. Jackson Center offers internships for college students as an integral part of its mission. The Jackson Center is seeking applicants who have declared majors in a variety of fields, including Communications, History, Political Science, Community, and Justice Studies, Education, English, Pre-Law, Journalism, Marketing, Art History, Library Science, Museum Studies, Business, Management, or other liberal arts majors. The deadline for the 2020 summer internship applications is Monday, March 16. Interns will work directly with their academic advisors and the staff of the Robert H. Jackson Center to determine their project. Projects will reflect the skills and interests of the intern and the needs of the Jackson Center – including exhibit development, research, web design, content creation for newsletters, social media and the website, videography, and resource organization.

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Prof. Britt Rusert ’03 Public Lecture, “Racial Science and Black Speculations”: 3/5

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny English Department is sponsoring a public lecture by Professor Britt Rusert titled “Racial Science and Black Speculations” Thursday, March 5, at 4:30 in the Tippie Alumni Center, Tillotson Room. Professor Rusert (W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst) will discuss her groundbreaking study, Fugitive Science (NYU Press), exploring how African American writers and performers countered the scientific racism in 19th century America with alternative versions of scientific expertise and expression. Her research wrestles with subjects rooted in multiple fields: literary studies, critical race theory, transatlantic cultural history, and the nature and history of scientific thought. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Carnival on Campus: 2/28

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

Free German street food, interactive games, music and a costume contest will be awaiting you. Be a part of this wonderful celebration and wear your craziest costume! Carnival in Cologne is like Mardi Gras in New Orleans. It is the biggest carnival city of Europe, and every person dresses up in order to celebrate this festival of humanity, acceptance and spring-welcoming. This Friday, Feb. 28 from 5–7 p.m., the German Department brings this great event to Allegheny College at the lobby of the International House (North Village C). See you all!

Service Project for Women’s Services: Donate by 3/6

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Office of Spiritual & Religious Life (SRL) invites the campus community to help support a service project in conjunction with SRL Week, March 2-8, 2020. This year’s theme is “Women in Religion,” so in partnership with Women’s Services of Meadville, we are compiling “Junk Drawers in a Box,” comprised of useful items for women who are trying to start a new home upon leaving the shelter. Interested departments, offices, or clubs are challenged to raise $15, the cost of one kit, and bring their donations to the SRL office (CC313) by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6. Interested individuals can make monetary contributions at the SRL Office at any time. For more information, contact

IDEAS Center Graduation Celebration and First-Gen Pinning Ceremony

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

The IDEAS Center is excited to invite faculty and staff to the annual graduation celebration. This year, our ceremony will be held in Ford Chapel on Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Graduation Celebration is an opportunity for our affinity organizations under the Culture, Identity and Leadership Coalition to celebrate their seniors. Seniors receive stoles from their respective organizations as well as IDEAS Center chords. A dessert reception will immediately follow in Tippie. During this event, we have a few awards that are given to seniors. If you’d like to nominate a senior, please use this link. Students can be nominated for multiple awards.

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Graduating Student Sign-up: First-Gen Graduation Pinning Ceremony

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

To all graduating first-generation students, we are so excited to announce the Pinning Ceremony that will take place on May 9, prior to graduation. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m., and there will be a reception immediately following. Please use this form to register for the First-Generation Pinning Ceremony and be sure to indicate how many will be attending so that accommodations for space and refreshments can be made.

Coffee and Conversation Today at 5 p.m.: 2/27

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

Want to get to know the person behind the desk? Curious about who Allegheny’s administration is? Want free coffee? Come to Coffee and Conversation today (Thursday, Feb. 27) at 5 p.m. in Grounds For Change to hear Ron Cole’s story. Dr. Cole has been provost and dean of the college since 2015, and before taking on these roles, he was a geology professor beginning in 1994. Want to hear more about his story? Come hear about his background, hobbies, and other fun facts from him at Coffee and Conversation.

Comida: 3/1

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

Join the Union Latinx in a comida on Sunday, March 1, at 1 p.m. in the IDEAS Center Expansion Room. Come try taco dorados — we will have vegetarian options as well. Todos son bienvenidos.

First-Year Formal: 3/7

Posted on February 26, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Class of 2023 Senate is requesting your presence at the beach-themed First-Year Formal Saturday, March 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Schultz Banquet Hall. We will be serving food and drinks. We hope to see you there!

Defining Inclusive Excellence at Allegheny College — Please Complete Survey by 3/15

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) and the Council on Diversity and Equity (CoDE) are seeking your input in defining Inclusive Excellence (IE) at Allegheny College. Inclusive Excellence (IE) is a strategic approach and core value that comprehensively links diversity and quality and prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion work at the core of an institution’s functioning. Sustained commitment to IE leads to educational benefits for students and the broader campus community. Defining IE at Allegheny is a critical step in actualizing the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please share your thoughts on defining Inclusive Excellence by completing this survey by Sunday, March 15, 2020. For additional information about Inclusive Excellence at Allegheny College, please contact Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity, or (814) 332-2724.

Additional Planning Workshop on Budgets and Financial Plans for Zingale Big Idea Competition: 2/27

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under Events

Students, are you considering competing in the Zingale Big Idea Competition in April? If so, we encourage you to attend this extra workshop on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 12:30 to 1:15 pm in Quigley Auditorium. Entrepreneur in Residence Chris Allison will focus on “Developing your Budgets and Financial Plans”. Please email Sarah Holt ( to register. Lunch will be provided! All majors and class years are welcome to participate. The annual event will take place on April 24 & 25 and $20,000 in total prize money will be awarded to student winners. Click here for more information about the 2020 competition.

Sign Up for S.A.M.S. by 2/28

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under General News

Sign up for the Students Against Multiple Sclerosis dance competition. This is a dance and lip sync competition open to all organizations on campus. S.A.M.S. is on Tuesday, March 10, at 8 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. Applications are due on Friday, February 28. Email for more information.

Internship With Senator Casey

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under General News

Have an interest in political science? Consider doing a summer internship with Senator Bob Casey! Interns will gain valuable first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the daily operations of a Senate office, working with constituents and staff on issues affecting Pennsylvania. Eligibility: undergraduate and graduate students during the spring, summer and fall semesters. While their office welcomes all applicants, preference will be given to candidates with a Pennsylvania background. Offices in Pennsylvania are located in Erie, Harrisburg, Scranton, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Bellefonte, and Allentown; there is also an office located in Washington D.C. The application deadline for the summer internship is March 1, 2020. Use this link to apply.

Winter Time Driving Tips From the Safety Committee

Posted on February 25, 2020 | Filed under General News

• Give yourself extra time
• All windows are cleared
• Break off ice on wiper blades.
• Remove snow/ice from the vehicle
• Drive slowly and use headlights.
• Gear down avoid quick and jerky movements while steering
• Brake gently and allow plenty of time
• If your vehicle does skid, do not brake!
• Take your foot off the accelerator and turn your steering wheel in the direction that you want the front wheels to go.

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Economic Dignity and the Impact on America’s Economic Future: 3/10

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under Events

On March 10, Allegheny’s Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics and its Law and Policy program will welcome Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council under both President Obama and President Clinton, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Tippie Alumni Center Tillotson Room to discuss the principles proposed in his upcoming book, “Economic Dignity.” Sperling’s book outlines a profound big-picture vision of why the promotion of dignity should be the singular end goal by which we chart America’s economic future. “Economic Dignity” is scheduled for release on May 5.

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ACUTEC 3D Design and Manufacturing Internship/Module B

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

Course Overview: 3D Design and Manufacturing will be based around industry-standard practices utilizing powerful 3D design software, 3D printers and other state of the art manufacturing tools. The course will conclude with the option of gaining certification in industry-standard 3D modeling software. Students will be encouraged to think outside of the box in order to solve a given problem while working on-site at ACUTEC, an industry leader in aerospace manufacturing located here in Meadville.

Eligibility: Interested students must be Sophomore, Junior or Senior. 3D modeling or knowledge of manufacturing processes is not required. All academic majors are welcome.

2-credit hours.
Classes are from 4:00 pm – 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday.

Contact: Byron Rich, Assistant Professor of Art, at to sign up.

JaDE Benefit Concert: 2/29

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

Come out to support Crawford Country Special Olympics and enjoy watching various dances that different groups have prepared over the past semester at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 29, in Shafer Auditorium. There will be basket raffles and admission is free. Donations are welcome, however.

ASG Budget Application 2020–2021

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

Attn: All ASG Recognized Clubs/Organizations: Budget applications are due before 5 pm on Wednesday, March 25. Budget Hearings will be the following weekend, Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. Clubs that do not submit a budget application or attend budget hearings will NOT receive a budget in accordance with ASG Finance Guidelines. If you have any questions about the application, hearings, or budget process please reach out to ASG Treasurer, Trevor Day ( or
ASG Budget Application 2020–2021
ASG Budget Hearing Sign Up

Celebrations & Concerns Deadline: 2/27

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

The deadline for the next issue of Celebrations and Concerns is Thursday, February 27. Employee personal news such as births, marriages, personal achievement, and serious illness or death within the immediate family may be submitted by contacting Jane Ellen Nickell (ext. 2800 or <>) or by using this form. To receive the monthly email, use this form.

ASG’s Weekly General Assembly: 2/25

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

This week we have some very special General Assembly guests! Deputy Mayor Larry McKnight and City Manager Andy Walker, who is an Allegheny alum, will be coming to talk to us about how we can strengthen our relationship with Meadville through different partnerships. We encourage you to email or DM us with any questions for our special guests or regarding the incident at Schultz on Monday morning. We hope to see you in CC 301-302 at 7 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Sign Up for Horse-Drawn Wagon Ride: 3/1

Posted on February 24, 2020 | Filed under General News

Join the Allegheny Equestrian Club on a horse-drawn wagon ride on Sunday, March 1st at 2 pm at May Farm Activities in Edinboro, PA. Transportation from Allegheny is available leaving at 1:15 pm from the Steffee parking lot. The first 16 people to complete this form will have a spot on the trip. There is no cost to attend. The ride lasts about 1 hour, and we are encouraged to bring snacks. If you have any questions, please contact To sign up, fill out this form.

Coffee and Conversation: 2/27

Posted on February 23, 2020 | Filed under Events

Want to get to know the person behind the desk? Curious about who Allegheny’s administration is? Want free coffee? Come to Coffee and Conversation on Thursday, February 27, at 5 p.m. in Grounds For Change to hear Ron Cole’s story. Dr.Cole has been provost and dean of the college since 2015, and before taking on these roles he was a geology professor beginning in 1994. Want to hear more about his story? Come hear about his background, hobbies, and other fun facts from him at Coffee and Conversation.

Political Science Alumni Event: 2/28

Posted on February 23, 2020 | Filed under Events

Are you interested in or currently pursuing a major/minor in political science? The Political Science Department is hosting “Come Home to Quigley” on Friday, February 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Quigley Hall. Come and hear about the experiences of seven recent alumni (Classes of 2011-2018) who will be returning to talk about their trajectories after graduation, with a focus on their choices relating to graduate schools and their career and job paths. Click here to sign up for the various activities offered on this day. All class years are welcome. For more information, email Professor Shanna Kirschner at

ABC Awards: 2/28

Posted on February 23, 2020 | Filed under Events

The first-ever Advancement of Black Culture Awards will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, February 28, in Shafer Auditorium. We will be honoring students, alumni, and employees of the college who have demonstrated dedication to advancing black culture and black excellence, both on campus and in their careers. Join us to celebrate every single person that has and continues to leave a mark on this campus.

Bonner Leader Openings

Posted on February 23, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Bonner Service Leader Program is looking for current students 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 are placed with a local nonprofit organization for a two-year commitment. Bonner Leaders work to recruit volunteers, develop programs for their site, and provide much-needed support for the agency. It’s a great opportunity to have a service-oriented internship that provides students with practical, real-life experience. Bonner Leaders receive financial compensation through work-study funds for a commitment of 8–10 hours a week. Bonner Leaders serve up to 900 hours in the course of two years and have the opportunity to: Read more…

Wayne Hoffman the Mentalist: 2/28

Posted on February 23, 2020 | Filed under General News

Wayne Hoffman the Mentalist will be in the Campus Center lobby on Friday, February 28, at 8 p.m. Come join GAP and enjoy a mind-blowing experience.

Sign Up for Women’s History Month Speaker Series

Posted on February 20, 2020 | Filed under General News

Sign up for the Women’s History Month Speaker Series (dinner is provided) in March. Spots will fill up quickly and all are welcome to register, but students will receive priority. Each dinner event will have one to two speakers talking about their lives as accomplished women. Please use this form to register – space is limited to the first 30.

Gilman Scholarship Deadline: 3/3

Posted on February 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

Reminder that March 3 is the deadline to apply for the Gilman Study Away Scholarship; information about eligilibity can be found here. The March 3, 2020 deadline is for applicants whose programs start from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021. This cycle encompasses Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Academic Year 2020-2021, Winter 2021, and Spring 2021 programs. Students can apply here. For more information, please contact Lucinda Morgan in the International Education Office or Professor Patrick Jackson in the Fellowship Advising Office in the Gateway.

Self-Defense Class With Professor Guthrie

Posted on February 19, 2020 | Filed under General News

ASG will be bringing back Professor John Guthrie’s introduction to the basics of self defense class. You can sign up here. The class is limited to 25 people. Please let us know ASAP if you sign up and cannot go. The continuation of this event is dependent on strong attendance.

Looking for a 2-Credit Module B Class? Parlez-vous Français? Take French 106, “Everyday French II.”

Posted on February 18, 2020 | Filed under General News

FRNCH 106 meets MWF from 9 to 9:50 a.m. starting Wednesday, March 4. To take this course, you need an appropriate score on the French placement exam. If you would like to take the placement exam or discuss your placement score, or if you have any other questions, please contact Professor Laura Reeck,

Culture 2 Culture Accepting Applications

Posted on February 17, 2020 | Filed under General News

Culture 2 Culture is accepting applications for the fall 2020 semester. C2C is a program that helps new international students with the transition to life at Allegheny College and in the United States. Mentors offer opportunities for social interaction, strategies for academic success, and help new students to feel welcome. By becoming a mentor you will have the opportunity to help others, learn about different cultures, make new friends, and gain cross-cultural communication skills. Applications are due March 1. More information, including the application, can be found here.

Three-Week Summer Internship

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

Applications are now available for internships in the Creating Landscapes Summer 2020 Program. This summer’s program will run from June 22 through July 10. Creating Landscapes is a community of intergenerational learners in the arts and mathematics. The Summer Program of “serious play” is theme-based and focused toward forming questions, making connections, and finding expression. Allegheny students are hired to serve as interns, and they assist faculty as well as monitor participants. For an application and more information, contact Betsy Getschman Sumerfield at or at 332-2813. Applications are due by March 30.

Bus Trip to Erie Philharmonic Concert: 3/7

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Erie Philharmonic is presenting the “Verdi & Dvorak” concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the Warner Theatre in Erie. Transportation will be provided to the concert for the first 40 students who complete this form. There is no charge to attend the concert. For those riding the bus, tickets will be held at the Warner Theatre’s Box Office for entry into the concert. The bus will leave Allegheny at 6:30 p.m. For students who choose to drive separately, vouchers are available in the Student Life suite on the third floor of the Campus Center, for redemption at the Box Office when presenting your student ID. Registration sign-ups will close Thursday, March 5, at midnight. Contact Student Life at x4382 with questions.

First-Gen Faculty and Staff: Potluck Sign Up

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

We are so excited for the Spring 2020 First-Gen Potluck. It is scheduled for Wednesday, February 26. Please note that this semester we have changed the time to be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to offer a more condensed window of time while still keeping it large enough to allow for those with different schedules to still attend. If you have any questions please let me know. I am looking forward to the great food and conversation. Be sure to use this link to sign up.

Want to Be a Summer Student Ambassador?

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny Bound Orientation Team is looking for Summer Student Ambassadors (SSAs) for this upcoming summer. The role of an SSA will be to assist the Allegheny Bound Team in the creation of a welcoming, informative and supportive environment for the summer orientation sessions and other groups on campus this summer. SSA’s will also work in various offices throughout the summer and have on-campus living arrangements. Please apply here. Applications will begin to be reviewed March 1. Any questions please contact Carly Masiroff at or Casey Cole at

Bridge Club – Weekly Tuesday Evening Card Games

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in trying something new this winter? Take bridge lessons Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. in McKinley’s Private Dining Room (in the far left at the back). You can socialize with other students or compete against other colleges online. (Previous Allegheny players beat a group of Harvard players.) Try it!

Submissions for Gator International Needed

Posted on February 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages posts an annual journal with foreign language works by Allegheny students. If you speak any language, including ASL, we want you to submit your work so that it can be published in this year’s edition. We are looking for poems, short stories, plays, book and movie reviews, drawings, cartoons, and photos with captions. Again, although this is a journal produced by the Modern and Classical Languages department, submissions are not limited to the languages taught at Allegheny. Submissions are due by April 14 and can be sent to

Apply for the Up Til Dawn Executive Board

Posted on February 11, 2020 | Filed under General News

Click here for the application. Up Til Dawn is a student run organization that raises funds awareness and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Send completed applications to Emily Harrison Questions, please contact Lizzie Schumacher at

Become an Arc Gator Buddy

Posted on February 11, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Arc Gator Buddy Program seeks Allegheny student volunteers who have their clearances to be social mentors to members of the Arc of Crawford County who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Mentors will meet two to three hours a week with their mentees throughout the semester and will focus on relationship building and increasing the inclusion of Arc members within the Meadville community. If interested, email Caitlyn Davis at

GRASS: Grief After Suicide Support

Posted on February 11, 2020 | Filed under General News

GRASS is a support group for those who have lost a friend, peer, and/ or loved one by suicide. This is a safe space in our college community for survivors of suicide loss to share their loss with others who may be experiencing similar thoughts and emotions. GRASS is open to all currently enrolled students and is happening today, Wednesday, February 12, at 3 p.m. in the East Alcove of Schultz Hall. Brought to you by CPDC. For questions or concerns please contact Charity Grace at

Poster Making Availability in Evening

Posted on February 10, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Student Life Resource Room is open Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m., in addition to the regular hours of Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Student organization members are encouraged to stop by to check out the selection of eight colors of banner paper, 180 die-cut designs, including hearts, shamrocks, shapes and alligators, as well as alphabet die-cut sets. The Resource Room houses supplies to create publicity for your organization and events.

Apply to be a Gator Guide 2020-2021

Posted on February 9, 2020 | Filed under General News

Have you loved your experience at Allegheny and want to get paid to tell others about it? Consider applying to work at the Office of Admissions as a Gator Guide. Click here for the application which is due on February 21 by midnight. If you have any questions about the position or would like more information, please contact

Register for Graduation Celebration: 4/21

Posted on February 9, 2020 | Filed under General News

Join the IDEAS Center and Office for Institutional Diversity in celebrating the achievements of our students during our annual Graduation Celebration on Tuesday, April 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Tippie Alumni Center Tillotson Room. We will be recognizing seniors from our Culture, Identity and Leadership Coalition as well as seniors from other areas of campus. A cookie reception will immediately follow in the IDEAS Center expansion space. All are welcome to attend. Please email Angelica or Mikka with any questions or concerns. Please use this link to register.

Pride Alliance Lunch and Lounge: 3/2

Posted on February 9, 2020 | Filed under General News

The Office of Institutional Diversity cordially invites all LGBTQ+ employees to attend a Pride Alliance Lunch and Lounge on Monday, March 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Tippie Board Room. Feel free to drop-in for a few minutes or the entire time. Pride Alliance (PA) is a group of Allegheny employees identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community. RSVP by completing this Google form to attend. For more information about this event or Pennsylvania in general, please contact Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity via email at or phone at (814) 332-2724.

UMC Scholarships Available

Posted on February 5, 2020 | Filed under General News

Students who have members of the United Methodist Church for at least one year are eligible for scholarships from the denomination, which are in addition to their aid package from the college. Applications are available now for awards from the United Methodist Higher Ed Foundation (deadline is March 1) and from the UM General Board of Higher Ed and Ministry (deadline is March 5). Because Allegheny is currently a UMC-affiliated college, any awards that require attendance at a UMC-affiliated school would be honored, even if the college decides to disaffiliate at a later date. Students with questions can contact Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell at or the Financial Aid Office at