Archive for the ‘Archive’ Category

Lunchtime Presentation: 5/17

Posted on May 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

On Thursday, May 17, Allegheny faculty and staff are invited to a lunchtime presentation “Engaged Signature Work: AAC&U’s Challenge, and Models from Higher Education Institutions” by Ariane Hoy, Ph.D, vice president of the Bonner Foundation. This event will be held at 12:15 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302. Please RSVP at 332-5318.

Commencement Will be Held Indoors

Posted on May 12, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Due to the inclement weather predicted for today, we will be holding Commencement in the Wise Center at 2 p.m. Graduates, please make sure that your family has the Commencement tickets they will need to be admitted to the Wise Center. Also please keep in mind that additional seating is available in Shafer Auditorium, which provides comfortable seating and big-screen viewing of the ceremony. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Gators Give Back Rummage Sale: 5/10 & 5/11

Posted on May 9, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Gators Give Back rummage sale will be held at Stone Methodist Church on Thursday, May 10, from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Friday, May 11, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Friday sale is bag day ($2/bag). Please come support local and Nicaraguan communities and find lots of good stuff at rock bottom prices. Items include mini refrigerators, microwaves, lamps, housewares, decorations and tons of clothes.

Meadville Water Authority Flushing Lines: 5/9

Posted on May 8, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Meadville Area Water Authority will be flushing lines at Prospect and Park and then at Brooks on Wednesday, May 9. Be aware that water may become discolored during this time. Please allow water to run for at least 30 seconds and it should clear up. If you have any questions or concerns, call the Physical Plant at 332-5378. Thank you.

Spring Educators’ Resource Institute: 5/14

Posted on May 7, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The FS Leadership Team and the Director of Faculty Development invite all educators to mark their calendars for the the Spring 2018 Educators’ Resource Institute (formerly known as the Pedagogy and Advising Workshop), to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 14. The Institute will consist of four workshop sessions, two in the morning and two in the afternoon. Read more…

Graduating Seniors: There Is Time to Tell Us Where You’re Headed

Posted on May 7, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Complete the First Destination Survey by answering a short online questionnaire about your next steps. If you do so by Wednesday, May 9, you will be entered into a drawing for one of four $50 VISA gift cards. Your answers will help the College improve the experiences it offers. Click here to access the survey. Please complete this survey even if you don’t yet know your plans. Your password is your Allegheny student I.D. Thank you for your help!

SACIC Open Meeting: 5/9

Posted on May 7, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Study Away and Campus Internationalization Committee (SACIC) invites you to an open meeting to discuss the possibility of working with universities/programs other than American University for study in Washington D.C. We are in the preliminary stages of considering alternatives, so all ideas welcome. The meeting will be held in the Collaboratory (Pelletier) on Wednesday, May 9, at 4:30 p.m. Please contact Shannan Mattiace with any questions or comments if you are not able to attend.

South (Main) Entrance to Reis Closed

Posted on May 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Physical Plant will be assessing damage to the Reis Hall main entrance roof on Monday, May 7. Please be advised that you will need to use the west entrance to Reis until this assessment is completed. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and ask for your patience as we work to create a safer campus for everyone. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Physical Plant at (814) 332-5378. Thank you.

Crawford County Severe Weather Test: 5/8

Posted on May 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Crawford County will be participating along with Pennsylvania in a multi-state weather exercise called, “Operation Atlantic Fury.” Crawford County has now for more than 20 years taken this yearly exercise as an opportunity to test its tornado warning systems. The test will occur on Tuesday, May 8, at 9 a.m. and local sirens may be heard. Allegheny College will not participate directly in this exercise in order to avoid disruption during finals week. For additional information, contact Jacquie Kondrot at jkondrot@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-4356.

Allegheny to Host Conference Track and Field Championships

Posted on May 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College’s Robertson Athletic Complex will serve as the site of the 2018 North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday, May 4-5. Nine men’s teams and eight women’s teams will descend upon Meadville for the two-day, 52-event track and field extravaganza, which is being hosted by Allegheny for the first time since 2012. Tickets for the event can be purchased on site, at the cost of $5/day for adults and $3/day for children 18 and under. Students and representatives from the participating schools will be admitted free with a valid college ID. Day one of the competition will begin at noon on Friday, while the second and final day of competition starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday. For a full event schedule and other information, visit Allegheny’s official NCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships website.

Electronics Recycling

Posted on May 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Physical Plant would like students, faculty, administrators and staff to know that there will be electronics recycling containers located at Caflisch Hall and at Brooks. The containers will be located by the dumpsters and will be in place until Thursday, May 10. Please use these if you have any electronics (computers, laptops, TV’s, etc) that you are disposing of. Thank you.

Office Supplies Available

Posted on May 3, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Institutional Research has been cleaning out its files and have many used manila and colored file folders, hanging file folders, binders of every size, clear and colored plastic project folders, sheet protectors and misc label items. Please come and recycle these items to keep them from being thrown away. Items can be found in the Bentley basement kitchen area, if entering from the basement end of the building walk all the way through to the other end.

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Posted on May 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please fill out the Student Life Survey. It only takes about 10 minutes and helps ASG and administrators immensely with how to improve Allegheny. Let your voice be heard. Click the link here. The Student Life Survey can also be found on ASG’s Website.

Reception for Rita Manning, Teresa Pratt, and Alan Bartlett: 5/8

Posted on May 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please stop in the Collaboratory in Pelletier on Tuesday, May 8, between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. to offer best wishes to our Pelletier friends and colleagues Rita Manning, Teresa Pratt, and Alan Bartlett. Alan, Teresa, and Rita are retiring at the end of June, and we want take this opportunity now before our community scatters for the summer to thank them for all that they do and have done. We hope to see you there!

Welcome, New Employee

Posted on May 2, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny would like to welcome one new employee who joined the College recently: Kenneth Brunot, Jr., public safety.

Location Change–Senior Class Gift Reception: 5/2

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Due to concerns about the weather, the Senior Class Gift Donor Recognition Reception will be held in the Tippie Alumni Center on Wednesday, May 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. President Mullen looks forward to celebrating with you this evening! If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Kennedy at lkennedy@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-5905.

Late Night Breakfast: 5/2

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Parkhurst Dining Services in Brooks Dining Hall for Late Night Breakfast on Wednesday, May 2, at 10 p.m. Please remember that McKinley’s will close at 10 p.m. Wednesday so staff can help with the event. See you there!

Interconnect Cafe–Equity: 5/4

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join us for the final session of Interconnect Cafe on Friday, May 4, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Allegheny Art Galleries. Interconnect Cafe is a playful, low-stakes space for faculty and staff to learn about what others are doing and to explore interconnections across their work. Each session features fast, fun presentations connected by a loose theme. Presentations are followed by conversation among attendees. The theme for this session is “Equity” and will include presentations from Shannan Mattiace (“Gating in Global Cities”); Kelly Boulton (“Rooting Sustainability in Resilience”); Adele Poynor (“Women in Physics: Creating Community”); and Carly Masiroff (“More Than a Toss: How Educators Can Meet Students Where They Are”). All are welcome to attend. Food and drinks will be provided. Contact Adele Poynor, Byron Rich, or Julie Wilson for more information. Hope to see you there!

DVD Sale: 5/2 & 5/3

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room’s DVD collection is being cut in half. More than 700 previously viewed DVDs will be sold for $1 each. Bring your dollar bills, or plan to purchase $5, $10 or $20 worth of movies as change will not be provided. This is a cash (or check) only sale. The two-day sale will be held Wednesday, May 2, and Thursday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A listing of the DVDs to be sold is not available.

Donate Munch Money

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Do you have unspent Munch Money? If so, you can choose to donate it to the Stone Church Soup Kitchen to buy ingredients for their meals. Donate at McKinley’s in increments of $5 when you check out at the registers. This event runs from May 2 to May 8.

Study Break with Therapy Dogs: 5/2

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Take a break from studying and come visit the therapy dogs. Wednesday, May 2, in Brooks Blue Lounge from 5 to 6 p.m. Free snacks while supplies last.

Pizza for Finals

Posted on May 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

What goes better with finals than pizza? Nothing! During finals week (May 1-8) you can order a pizza from Brooks for pick up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and between 5 and 8 p.m. Munch money, Gator cash, and cash are accepted. Please allow 30 minutes for your order to process before pickup. Find the link to order here.

Italy EL 2019 Information Session: 5/2

Posted on April 30, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Earn four credits while studying in Italy across May/June 2019. Trip dates are May 12 to June 7. An interdisciplinary exploration of Italy grounded in Italian language and culture, the Renaissance, and Italy’s evolving contemporary landscape. Amelia, an ancient and beautiful hill town in central Italy, is the course’s starting point. Here, students live with families for over two weeks and study Italian. Italian customs, mores, and manners are learned first-hand through a range of activities and field trips. Visits to nearby towns include Assisi, Siena, Orvieto, Spoleto, and Bomarzo. A long weekend in Florence and three days in Naples (including Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius) are followed by six days in Rome. At the information session to be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, (Study Day) in Vukovich Center 111, we’ll talk about the itinerary, what to expect, course requirements, and attempt to answer your questions. Bring a friend or two!

Reception for Keri Fadden on Thursday: 5/3

Posted on April 30, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please join us for a reception for Keri Fadden on Thursday, May 3, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Tippie Alumni Center. After 18 years of exceptional work at Allegheny, Keri has accepted a position with Salesforce.org as a success content specialist. In this new role she will create and deliver webinars, articles, blog posts, ebooks and related content to help higher education customers be more successful using Salesforce products. Please join us to thank Keri for her extraordinary service to Allegheny and wish her the best in this new role.

Last Chance to Sign Up for Senior Week

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Friday, May 4, is the last day for seniors to sign up and register for Senior Week. Senior Week is taking place from Tuesday, May 8, to Friday, May 11. Tickets are $30 and cover the entire week. There are many activities, food, drinks, and prizes. To sign up, use this form. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Kierra Price at pricek@allegheny.edu or SLI at sli@allegheny.edu.

2019 China EL Term Information Session: 5/2

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Visit China on an EL term in May of 2019! Political Science Professors Shanna Kirschner and Sharon Wesoky will be holding an information session for “21st Century China: Dreams and Realities” on Wednesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. in Quigley 122. Read more…

Celebrations & Concerns Deadline: 5/2

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next issue of Celebrations and Concerns is Wednesday, May 2. 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 jnickell@allegheny.edu) or by using this form. To receive the monthly email, use this form.

Senior Piano Recital by Tianrun Shi: 5/3

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Tianrun Shi, also known as “Steinway” in the Music Department, will be playing his senior piano recital on Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. in Ford Memorial Chapel. He will playing works by Mozart, Schumann, Debussy, Chopin, and Tchaikovsky. The recital is open and free to the public.

AXO and PKP Volleyball Tournament: 5/2

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Play volleyball with Phi Kappa Psi and Alpha Chi Omega. The tournament will be held on May 2 at 1 p.m. at the Phi Kappa Psi house on the sand court. The house is located across the street from Edwards. Teams should consist of six people, and the cost is $24 per team. Individuals can register for $5. Sign up during tabling in the Campus Center and in Brooks, or email lynnr@allegheny.edu. Half of the proceeds will go toward Meadville Women’s Services, and half will go toward the Boys and Girls Club of America.

Schedule Adjustment – Winslow Health Center: 5/2

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Health Center will be closed to assist with athletic physicals on Wednesday, May 2, from noon to 5 p.m. Staff will be available to assist students as usual from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Appointments are recommended. Walk-in visits will be assisted as the schedule allows. If you would like to set up an appointment, please call the Health Center at (814) 332-4355.

Class of 2020 Proxy Senator

Posted on April 29, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Are you interested in helping your fellow students and making Allegheny a better place? The Class of 2020 Senate is looking for a proxy senator for the Fall semester only on Student Government. Any student who is interested should email Elyse Cinquino or Jason Ferrante by Wednesday, May 2, at 5 p.m.

Seniors: Last Chance to Register for Reception at President Mullen’s House

Posted on April 26, 2018 | Filed under Archive

To recognize and thank the members of the Class of 2018 who have generously supported the Senior Class Gift, all donors are invited to attend the Senior Class Gift Donor Recognition Reception at the home of President James H. Mullen, Jr. on Wednesday, May 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. If you haven’t yet participated in the Senior Class Gift, please click here to make your gift and register for the reception. Please contact Lauren Kennedy at lkennedy@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Spring Honors Convocation: 5/1

Posted on April 26, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Spring Honors Convocation will be held on Tuesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. in Ford Memorial Chapel. The valedictorians for the Class of 2018 will address the gathering. Departments will award various student prizes, and the Julian Ross Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Thoburn Award for Excellence in Teaching will be announced. In addition, student awards for campus leadership, community service, and scholar athletes will be announced. The campus community is encouraged to attend to support their friends and colleagues.

Deadline for People & Places: 5/2

Posted on April 26, 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 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

2019 India EL Information Session: 5/1

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

India EL 2019: Re-staging History as Media Event (EXL 594: 4 course credits) — led by professors Ishita Sinha Roy (Communication Studies) and Beth Watkins (Theater). Please attend any one of the Information sessions which will be held from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in Vukovich 203 (2nd floor) on May 1. If you cannot attend any of the information sessions, please email Professor Sinha Roy (iroy@allegheny.edu) for a separate meeting time. For the 2019 India EL information website, please click here. Read more…

Senior Pictures Sought

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Graduating students are invited to submit photos to be used in a slideshow as part of Baccalaureate: A Senior Celebration, which is Friday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The pictures should include one or more seniors engaged in extracurricular activities. Please submit photos to srl@allegheny.edu or shomoz@allegheny.edu.

Meadiaville Listening Project Celebration at Foundry CoWork: 4/30

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

This is a free event to celebrate amazing work being done in the community. The Meadiaville Listening Project Team has been making podcasts that present the work our local community members do, and the stories they are telling about Meadville. This celebration at 5 p.m. Monday, April 30, serves to showcase the final product and the community of Meadville. There will be food and drinks available, so come to this event to celebrate the community. The address is 847 N. Main St. Suite 201.

Applied Conservation GIS Student Poster Display: 4/30

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Come to the Carr Hall lobby on Monday, April 30, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to see how geographic information systems (GIS) technology is used to support conservation and protection of plant and animal species. Students in the ES 395: Applied Conservation GIS course will be presenting posters on habitat suitability and corridor analysis for Florida Panthers, European Bison, Indiana Bats, and more! Refreshments will be provided.

Last Brother to Brother Barbershop and Meeting: 4/26

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Brother to Brother will hold the final barbershop and meeting of the semester on Thursday, April 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Gillespie Study (in Brooks Hall). Come join us to get a fresh cut, talk about important topics, and/or build community. All men of color are welcome.

Still Working on Your Future Plans? Visit Career Education

Posted on April 25, 2018 | Filed under Archive

In the midst of final exams, projects, and papers, it can be daunting to think about your future plans, but don’t wait until it’s too late. Career Education will conclude Quick Questions drop-in hours on the last day of classes, Monday, April 30, but students are welcome to schedule appointments all through finals and senior week (and over the summer, too). We’re here to review your final resume before you graduate or help you learn how to dress professionally and make the most of your summer internship. Call us at (814) 332-2381 or stop in to the Gateway to schedule an appointment.

Student Immunization Record

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

All students who will be graduating, pursuing graduate studies, traveling abroad, accepting new employment, or transferring: Winslow Health Center encourages you to stop by our office and obtain a copy of your immunization records prior to your departure from Allegheny. Immunizations are a vital part of your medical history and should be retained in your personal medical files. These records can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Switch to Drive File Stream before 5/12

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Google Drive desktop app is shutting down on May 12. If you are still using Google Drive, you need to switch to Drive File Stream to keep your files backed up and secure. File Stream is an easy way to move and organize your data, and much easier to use than the Google Drive sync app. Read more…

Allegheny College Civic Symphony Spring Concert: 4/28

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Civic Symphony will play its spring concert on Saturday, April 28, at 3:15 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The ensemble will play a full program of themes from popular films and film composers, such as “The Empire Strikes Back,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “A Tribute to Henry Mancini,” and more. Elsie Campbell Hendricks ’18, will be the featured violin soloist, performing the “Theme from Schindler’s List.” Admission is free and open to the public.

SAC Committee Nominations

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) is elected to communicate the interests, opinions and concerns of the non-exempt (hourly) staff. The SAC is comprised of 11 non-exempt employees who are elected by their peers to serve a two-year term of office. SAC will be holding nominations May 3; if any staff member is interested in serving on the committee, please send an e-mail to cbell@allegheny.edu or llees@allegheny.edu by Tuesday, May 1.

Senior Litany of Thanks

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

As part of Baccalaureate: A Senior Celebration, on Friday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m., graduating students are invited to submit brief expressions of gratitude to be used in a Senior Litany of Thanks. These should be around 25 words long and express gratitude for people or experiences that have shaped your time here. Humor is welcome, but please keep it clean! Send your submissions to jnickell@allegheny.edu by Tuesday, May 1.

Last Day for Faculty Delivery and Pickup from Pelletier Library: 4/27

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Faculty and building coordinators: Friday, April 27, is the last day for faculty delivery and pickup from Pelletier Library. These services will resume in the fall.

Career Education Is Hiring a Summer Office Assistant

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Career Education summer office assistant will complete general office duties such as answering phones, delivering and picking up mail, and scanning/copying documents. The bulk of the work will be completing routine data entry to update the Job and Internship database housed in Gator Connect. The assistant also will provide customer service by scheduling appointments over the phone and in-person using Google Calendar. Candidates should be work-study eligible and be available during weekday business hours. Candidates should apply as soon as possible by completing the student employment job application and emailing it to Rhonda Hershelman (rhershel@allegheny.edu).

One Week Until Scholars Symposium 2018!

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The second annual Richard J. Cook – Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium will take place on Tuesday, May 1. Throughout the day, we invite the Allegheny and Meadville community to join us for a series of events showcasing the amazing work our students have accomplished this past year. You can view the full schedule on the Scholars Symposium website and read about the event here. Don’t miss the Keynote Session at noon and snag your commemorative Scholars Symposium sticker at the Poster Session (while supplies last!). And, we hope you will tag your Scholars Symposium photos on Instagram #ScholarsSymposium2018. Questions? Please contact Professor Aimee Knupsky, Director of URSCA, at aknupsky@allegheny.edu.

Free Breakfast? Last Chance to Sign up for Scholars Symposium Mentor Breakfast

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The second annual Richard J. Cook — Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium will take place on Tuesday, May 1. The first event of the day is the Mentor Breakfast during which first years and sophomores have breakfast with graduating seniors, staff, and faculty to learn how to get involved in undergraduate research and other Gateway opportunities. If you are a first year or sophomore, sign up here now to join us for this event. RSVP required. The Mentor Breakfast will take place from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Percussion Ensemble Presents Spring Concert: 4/30

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Percussion Ensemble will perform its annual spring concert on Monday, April 30, at 8 p.m. on the stage of Shafer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Audience seating will be on the auditorium stage. The performance repertoire includes, “Jazz Variants,” “A La Samba,” “Chair-Men of the Bored,” “Greensleeves,” “It Came From the Garage,” “Batucada Blues,” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” The ensemble, made up of eight students from the Allegheny Music Department, is under the direction of Stephen F. Corsi.