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Study Day Consultations at the Writing Center: 12/12

Posted on December 11, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Writing Center will be offering last-minute consultations from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, on Study Day. Make an appointment or drop in with an end-of-semester paper to receive help and guidance from a consultant in the Learning Commons. (Note: we cannot work with you on take-home exams.)

Study Break with Therapy Dogs: 12/12

Posted on December 11, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Take a break from studying on Wednesday, December 12, and visit the Therapy Dogs in Brooks Blue Lounge from 5 to 6 p.m. Free goodies while supplies last.

Reminder–Brooks Late Night Breakfast: 12/12

Posted on December 11, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Take a break from studying for finals and enjoy all your breakfast favorites at 10 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, in Brooks Dining Hall. We’ll have a Gator tot bar, gingerbread house decorating, lox and Lakeside bagels, Clark’s donuts, plus a special gift from Parkhurst.

Join SPS in Celebrating Newton’s 376th Birthday: 12/11

Posted on December 10, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Physics Department is throwing a birthday party to celebrate the life of a true legend: Sir Isaac Newton. In his day, Newton was at the forefront of the scientific revolution and is largely to blame for the reason you had to take Calculus 160 and Physics 110. So come join the Society of Physics Students on Tuesday, December 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Carr Hall 120 for Newton-themed food, games, and a performance by the FS Physics 201 students.

Christmas Caroling with ACO: 12/11

Posted on December 10, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Peace on Earth! Good will to all! Christmas Caroling is one of our favorite traditions, and all are welcome. If you’ve never caroled before – come see what it’s like. Allegheny Christian Outreach will meet Tuesday, December 11, at 7 p.m. in Ford Chapel. We’ll carol around town, and then head to the Lighthouse (575 Park Ave.) at 8:15 p.m. for hot chocolate, cookies, and peppermint milkshakes.

Stress Relief Give-aways: 12/10-11

Posted on December 9, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Wellness Committee will be tabling at lunchtime on Monday and Tuesday, December 10 and 11, to give away stress balls and healthy snacks. Stop by our table in the Campus Center lobby, and also look for the jigsaw puzzles and coloring stations in the Campus Center lobby and the library. Good luck with exams, and please stay well.

Meditation Sit-In: 12/11

Posted on December 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Zen Buddhist Monk Claude AnShin Thomas will lead a sit-In in the Campus Center lobby on Tuesday, December 11, at 12:30 p.m. Cushions and instructions will be provided for this brief meditation, which brings a sense of calmness and peace to the center of campus at this stressful time.

Meadiaville Listening Project to Debut Its Third Season: 12/10

Posted on December 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny’s Communication Arts and Theatre Department students will release the third season of the Meadiaville Listening Project, called “North Main Narratives,” an oral-history podcast that features the college’s recently retired staff and professors, with a listening party planned for Monday, December 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main St. The event is free and open to the public. The full press release can be found here.

Appointments Still Available – Free STI Clinic: 12/11

Posted on December 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Sexually Transmitted Infections clinic on Tuesday, December 11, still has appointments available beginning at 1:40 p.m. up to 2:40 p.m. at the Winslow Health Center. No exam is required and testing is open to all students. Appointments are scheduled every 10 minutes. If you would like to participate in this free testing clinic, please call the Health Center at (814) 332-4355 to schedule an appointment. As a reminder, appointments are required; please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment to fill out paperwork and plan on being here for up to 40 minutes.

Jewelry Making: 12/8

Posted on December 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join the Game Room staff from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, December 8, for the last Saturday Night event of the semester and make a new piece of jewelry – necklace, bracelet, anklet, and more – to take home. A variety of threads and a wide assortment of beads will be provided. A sample of supplies and necklace ideas are in the glass case outside the Game Room for viewing.

Faculty Library Delivery Ends December 7

Posted on December 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The last day that Pelletier Library will deliver or pick up items from academic buildings will be Friday, December 7. The service will resume at the start of the spring semester.

David Shipe Memorial Gathering: 12/8

Posted on December 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

There will be an informal gathering to celebrate the life of David Shipe on Saturday, December 8, at 1:30 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of Tippie Alumni Center. David was a May 2018 graduate of the College who passed away on November 9. The gathering offers an opportunity to greet the Shipe family, share stories, and convey to the family the impact David made on this community.

Candlelight Christmas Service: 12/10

Posted on December 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Members of the Christian community at Allegheny will lead the annual Candlelight Christmas Service (formerly the Hanging of the Greens) on Monday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel. The service features seasonal carols, scripture readings, and lighting of the Advent candles.

Ice Cream Social: 12/6

Posted on December 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join the Clay Club on Thursday, December 6, in the art wing of the Campus Center (Room A1/The Clay Studio) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. — or while supplies last — for ice cream and toppings to celebrate our new wheels.

Craft Corner: Hodge Podge of Crafts

Posted on December 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room beginning Friday, December 7, for the last chance to create a take-home keepsake from one of the Game Room crafts featured this semester. Crafts include wooden cubes, wooden shapes, suncatchers, pumpkins, and more. Supplies will be available through Tuesday as supplies last. Check out the Game Room display case for a sample of available crafts.

Postal Service Suspended for National Day of Mourning: 12/5

Posted on December 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Due to the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, the U.S. Postal Service has suspended operations on Wednesday, December 5. There will be no incoming or outbound mail. The post office will be open on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., however.

Volunteers Needed for Late Night Breakfast: 12/12

Posted on December 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Faculty, staff and student volunteers are needed to serve food at the traditional Late Night Breakfast at 10 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, in Brooks Dining Hall. If you’re interested or have questions, please email Stephanie Lang at slang@allegheny.edu.

Quick Questions Canceled Wednesday: 12/5

Posted on December 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Quick Questions will be canceled on Wednesday, December 5, and will resume Thursday, December 6. Stop by between 2 and 4 p.m., no appointment necessary.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 12/5

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, December 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at Brooks Dining Hall.

Foreign Service Luncheon Rescheduled: 12/10

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Take a break from your studies and explore internships, fellowships and careers with the U.S. Department of State. Meet with Allegheny Visiting Diplomat Dale R. Giovengo on Monday, December 10, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Room 245 of Pelletier Library. Bagged lunch will be provided. This event was originally scheduled for December 3.

What Am I Supposed to do With My Life?: 12/4

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Are you anxious about your future? Allegheny Christian Outreach welcomes CCO President Vince Burens to speak about vocation and calling, your anxiety about the future, and how God wants to speak into that fear and pressure. Join us on Tuesday, December 4, at 8:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel to see what the Bible has to say about this pressing topic.

T.A.C.O.S. Bar: 12/4

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join the Writing Consultants in the library for their annual T.A.C.O.S. Bar event on Tuesday, December 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy free tacos and celebrate the International Write-In while getting answers to all your writing-related questions. Walking tacos (including vegan options) will be provided by the Writing Center staff, along with a chance to win a bookstore gift card. Check out the Allegheny Writing Center on Facebook for more information and to find out how T.A.C.O.S. can help you improve your writing.

Black Belt Test Invitation: 12/4

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny faculty and students are invited to the first ever Allegheny student DMS program Black Belt test in Tang Soo Do. After completion of nine semesters of Tang Soo Do, Trevor Kroon will be testing for Black Belt and everyone is invited to attend at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, in Montgomery Gymnasium.

Campus Hanukkah Party: 12/5

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join us for an exciting Hanukkah celebration that will feature homemade latkes and donuts on Wednesday, December 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. Tickets can be purchased in the Campus Center lobby for $2 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday as well as at the door. All proceeds will be donated to California Wildfire Relief.

Make Ornaments With I Heart Mead: 12/5

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Do you want to leave your mark on the giant tree in the gazebo in Diamond Park? Join us in the Campus Center lobby from 8 to p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, to decorate your very own I Heart Meadville themed ornament. We’ll provide the supplies, you supply the creativity. This event is in preparation for the official decorating of the tree in the gazebo on Thursday, December 6, at 5 p.m. Contact spencem@allegheny.edu for more details.

Activity: Escape Room – Snowed In

Posted on December 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

You and your friends have been taking advantage of the Pennsylvania weather and spent the whole day making an igloo – great job! What a fun day it was until … the snow pile collapsed and now you’re stuck inside. Follow clues and puzzles to help you find a shovel to dig your way out. The game room is in the Campus Center and starts at 7 p.m. Friday, December 7. Register here.

Faculty Lecture Series Talk by Monali Chowdhury: 12/5

Posted on December 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The December talk in the Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series for 2018-2019 will be held on Wednesday, December 5, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center 301/302. Monali Chowdhury, assistant professor of psychology, will present “LEGO Club for Children with Developmental Disabilities: A Community Project.” Read more…

Last Opportunity to Sit With Our Monks-in-Residence

Posted on December 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

This week will be the last time that our scholars-in-residence Wiebke KenShin Andersen and Claude AnShin Thomas, both ordained Buddhist monk and nun, will offer sitting meditation. Tuesday, December 4, from 8 to 8:30 a.m. in the PAM Retreat and Wednesday, December 5, from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m. at 370 Jefferson St. If you haven’t been yet, come and join them.

Free Wine: art + food: 12/4

Posted on December 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please join us at the Bowman, Penelec, Megahan Art Gallery on Tuesday, December 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the opening of Free Wine: art + food, an exhibition of work by Allegheny College art majors and minors. All artists will briefly present their work at the reception. The show features “Wasted Time” by Katrina Johnson, with advanced studio projects by Alzira Fernandes, Joshua Greschler, Noah Jang, Saejin Mahlau-Heinert, Sen Rong, Ivy Ryan, Maret Sonder, Zachery Sucharski, Jonah Tanner, and Carolann Verrioli. The art gallery is on the first floor of Doane Art, adjacent to the Campus Center.

Weekly Wellness Calendar: 12/3-9

Posted on December 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

This week’s Wellness Calendar includes concerts, parties, and many other social events that can provide a break from studying. If you need a quiet space to think or meditate, there are quiet hours designated in the Chapel in the early mornings and till midnight most nights. You can see the full calendar of wellness events at this link.

The Central American Caravan — Caught Between Two Borders: 12/5

Posted on December 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Center for Political Participation, the Political Science Department, and the Law & Policy Program for a special Quigley Town Hall on Wednesday, December 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Quigley’s Auditorium. Professor Shannan Mattiace will show a short clip that examines what is behind the mass departure of people from their homes and communities in Central America; this will be followed by a discussion on both the United States and Mexico. Pizza will be provided.

Teach For America Recruiter Visit: 11/30

Posted on November 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Teach For America’s on-campus recruiter from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, November 30, in Campus Center 301/302. Lunch will be available.

Health Center Appointments

Posted on November 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

As weather conditions continue to worsen, Winslow Health Center wants to remind students that they should call ahead for an appointment before making the trip to Schultz. While some walk-ins may be available, calling will guarantee you are able to see one of our physicians or nurse practitioners. Please visit our web page for our hours, including detailed physician hours. For questions or to make an appointment, please call (814) 332-4355.

St. James Haven Dodgeball Tournament: 12/1

Posted on November 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Sign up now to participate in the St. James Haven Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, December 1, on the Wise Center Blue Courts. Find a team of six people to enter into the tournament for your chance to win a gift card of your choice. To sign up please contact Ben Bachik at bachikb@allegheny.edu or Tommy Gramm at grammt@allegheny.edu

Paycheck Notice for Faculty and Administrators

Posted on November 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Due to circumstances beyond the College’s control (weather delays), the paychecks for pay date November 30, 2018 will arrive several hours later than usual. Paychecks will be available in campus mailboxes after noon on Friday, November 30. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact Office of Human Resources at (814) 332-4792 if you have any questions.

Announcements for December 6 Faculty Meeting Due

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Announcements for the next Faculty Meeting on December 6 are due by noon on Monday, December 3. Please send any announcements to the secretary of the faculty at smartin@allegheny.edu.

Winter Break Housing Individual Student Requests

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The residence halls will be closed from noon on December 19, 2018 to 10 a.m. on January 12, 2019. Individual students who require housing will need to complete the Winter Break Stay Request (Individual Students) form by December 7, 2018; late requests will not be accepted. This form is not for students who are a member of a group (see Winter Break Request (Group) form). Students will be notified the week of December 10 about the status of their request. Please contact Residence Life (reslife@allegheny.edu) with any questions.

Learn About Ireland Summer 2019 Courses: 12/5

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Come live in Ireland, in the small coastal town of Dingle, one of the few Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) towns remaining, while learning about past and current childhood health disparities. Participate in site visits and meet regional experts to see first hand how Ireland rose in only 60 years from one of the poorest in Europe to ranked 13th best health-care system in the world, according to the Lancet’s GBD ranking system. Earn up to 4 credits for an intensive course taught by Allegheny and Sacred Heart faculty. Attend one of three informational sessions, or contact Professor Caryl Waggett at cwaggett@allegheny.edu, to find out more about this great opportunity. Session at: Wednesday, December 5, at 4 p.m. in Carr 239.

Allegheny Choirs Concert: 12/1

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Choirs will perform their fall concert on Saturday, December 1, at 3:15 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The Allegheny College & Community Chorus, Chamber Choir, Women’s Ensemble, Men’s Ensemble, and College Choir will each perform several works in a variety of musical styles before closing the performance together as a massed choir. Selections will be performed in seven different languages, including Italian, Hebrew, and Arabic. The concert will feature numerous student soloists in vocal and percussion roles. Alumna and teacher of voice, Carol Niblock ’02, will join the College Choir as guest soprano soloist for “Only in Sleep” by Latvian composer Eriks Esenvalds. Ward Jamison and Kevin Dill will accompany the ensembles on piano and harpsichord. The concert is free and open to the public.

CoDE Fall 2018 Open Meeting: 12/10

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Council on Diversity and Equity (CoDE) will hold its open meeting for the Fall 2018 semester on Monday, December 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Campus Center Room 303. All members of the Allegheny College community are welcome to attend. The agenda for the meeting can be found here. If you have any questions or concerns about this meeting or CoDE in general, please contact Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity via email (kdukes@allegheny.edu) or phone at x2724.

Winter Break Workers Needed

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Wise Center is looking for two to four student workers to work the front desk over winter break. If you’re interested and will be on campus or nearby, email the Director of Peak Performance and Fitness (bpurnomo@allegheny.edu).

Learn About Cooperative Graduate School Programs in Psychology: 11/30

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Are you thinking about a graduate degree in counseling? Would you like to learn about two new cooperative programs in psychology with Chatham University designed for Allegheny students? Program one is an accelerated Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) degree (i.e., a 3-2 program). Program two is guaranteed acceptance into the MSCP or PsyD degree program. If you would like to learn more about these programs and their admissions requirements, you are invited to attend an information session on Friday, November 30, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in Carnegie 110. Pizza will be served. If you have questions, please email Dr. Rutledge, the Psychology Department Chair (prutledg@allegheny.edu).

EMT Class Sign-Up

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

If you’re interested in becoming an EMT, the Allegheny Emergency Response Organization will be bringing a course to Allegheny College in the spring semester. The deadline for submitting the form is December 11. If you’re interested please email aero@allegheny.edu so that the sign-up packet can be shared with you.

Cookie Decorating With Yvonne: 12/4

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please join Yvonne and pastry chef Nicole in decorating holiday sugar cookies. We’ll be decorating bells, trees, gingerbread men, stars, candy canes, stockings and snowmen. The class will be on Tuesday, December 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Brooks Pine Lounge. Please use this link to sign up.

AIA’s Write for Rights: 11/30

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Amnesty International Allegheny at 3 p.m. Friday, November 30, in the Campus Center to write letters petitioning governments to free unfairly imprisoned human rights defenders, as well as express solidarity with them.

Deadline for People & Places: 12/4

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is Tuesday, December 4. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Water Bottle and Mug Decorating: 11/29

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Environmental Science class 110 in the Campus Center on Thursday, November 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for water bottle and mug decorating fun. Remember to bring your water bottles and mugs for decorating, and enjoy a free drink afterward. Then bring your container to Mckinley’s or Brooks and fill it at the soda machine for only 99 cents. Contact Bailey Kozalla at kozallab@allegheny.edu for any questions.

Food and Clothing Drive: 11/29

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Soon everyone will be leaving for the long winter break. If there are items that you will not eat or clothing that you realize that you do not wear, please donate it. A special group is hosting the event in the Campus Center lobby on Thursday, November 29, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.The clothing is going to Salvation Army and the food is going to WiNS. Please bring food that will not go bad in cans and boxes. If you have questions, please email winchelll@allegheny.edu

Musical Theater Workshop: 12/7

Posted on November 28, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Musical Director Royce Strider as he will guide participants in preparation for “Urinetown” auditions in January. Workshop date is December 7 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please prepare a 16-bar piece to sing and bring to the workshop, and please either email a PDF file to Michael Mehler (mmehler@allegheny.edu) or bring a hard copy to the Vukovich main office – Room 301- to be copied. These copies will be given to our accompanist so that he may learn them before the workshop. Sign up for workshop outside Vukovich Room 107 or the main office on the third floor. Need help finding a piece? Email rstriderbaritone@gmail.com.

Cookies and Milk Holiday Concert: 12/2

Posted on November 27, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College’s Dance and Movement Studies Program presents its annual holiday concert, Cookies and Milk, for families and children on Sunday, December 2, with performances at 2 and 4 p.m. in the Montgomery Performance Space. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. The concert has been a tradition for over 20 years. This is the sixth year that bakers from Creating Landscapes for Families will provide cookies served at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. Allegheny dancers will include students in Tap, Modern, and T’ai Chi classes, as well as a Step piece by members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and a jazz dance performed by the student group JaDE. In keeping with the seasonal spirit of giving, there will be a collection box for Toys for Tots at the concert. Audience members are welcome to contribute new, unwrapped toys to be gifted to a child who might otherwise not receive holiday presents. The concert is free and open to the public. Call the Dance and Movement Studies office (814) 332-2813 to make a reservation.