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Second Summer Orientation Session: 6/22–23

Posted on June 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

We’re excited to welcome more than 140 first-year students and their families to campus for the second session of this year’s Allegheny Bound Summer Orientation Program on Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23. Please keep in mind that students and families may be stopping by campus offices to ask questions on these days. We encourage you to wear your Allegheny gear and name tags! You can view a full schedule of Orientation events here. Thank you for helping to welcome our newest Gators to the Allegheny community! Please also note that Lot 11 (between Caflisch Hall and North Village II) is reserved for visitor parking during Summer Orientation sessions. Sessions also will be held July 11–12 and August 22.

Accounts Payable Fiscal Year End Deadline

Posted on June 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The end of the Fiscal Year is fast approaching. All invoices, payment requests, and travel expense reports need to be submitted to Accounts Payable (Box W) no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in order to be included in the final check run for Fiscal Year 2019. If you plan to send documents via campus mail, please allow plenty of time for them to arrive at Financial Services before the deadline. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Franz at sfranz@ allegheny.edu or Ext. 4788. Thank you.

Welcome, Campus Visitors

Posted on June 16, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Office of Conference and Event Services in welcoming the following guests to campus this week: Camp Cadet, Boys and Girls Little Dribblers Camp, Hampton School District, Baseball Travel Tournament Games players and guests, Dam-Tri, Camp EMS, and Creating Landscapes.

Employee Ice Cream Social: 6/19

Posted on June 16, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Take a quick break and enjoy a sweet treat. Shabby’s Ice Cream is coming to campus and will be serving cones, cups, root beer floats and apple dumplings! Stop by Carr Hall on Wednesday, June 19, at 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by the committees of AAC, SAC and SEC.

Steffee and Wise Parking Lots Closed: 6/16-21

Posted on June 12, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Steffee and Wise Center parking lots will be closed Sunday, June 16, through Friday, June 21, to accommodate Camp Cadet drills.

Volleyball Camp Starts This Sunday: 6/16

Posted on June 12, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Women’s Volleyball team is hosting a three-day girls’ volleyball camp June 16-18 for 7th to 12th grade. Please check out our registration link for more details. Last day to sign up is Saturday, June 15. Please contact Kelly Barzak at kbarzak@allegheny.edu if you have any questions.

First Summer Orientation Session: 6/13–14

Posted on June 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

We’re excited to welcome more than 140 first-year students and their families to campus for the first session of this year’s Allegheny Bound Summer Orientation Program on Thursday, June 13, and Friday, June 14. Please keep in mind that students and families may be stopping by campus offices to ask questions on these days. We encourage you to wear your Allegheny gear and name tags! You can view a full schedule of Orientation events here. Thank you for helping to welcome our newest Gators to the Allegheny community! Please also note that Lot 11 (between Caflisch Hall and North Village II) is reserved for visitor parking during Summer Orientation sessions. Sessions also will be held June 22–23, July 11–12, and August 22.

Welcome, Campus Visitors

Posted on June 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Office of Conference and Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week: MASH Volleyball, Camp Cadet, Volleyball Camp participants, Thurston Balloon Festival family and event guests, and the Class of 2023 orientation guests.

Bentley Hall Bell to Ring in Commemoration of D-Day Medal of Honor Recipients: 6/6

Posted on June 4, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Bentley Hall bell will ring 13 times at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, to commemorate the 13 American men — including John D. Kelly of Crawford County — who earned the Medal of Honor for their heroic actions in the D-Day invasion during World War II. Allegheny College is one of several organizations participating in this event, which is being coordinated by the National Medal of Honor Museum, on the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Welcome, Campus Visitors

Posted on June 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Office of Conference and Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week: MS Bike–Escape to the Lake 2019, and the Band Camp for Adult Musicians.

For Employees – Important Open Enrollment Reminder

Posted on May 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

All eligible employees need to login to the Employee Navigator site to make benefits elections for 2019-2020. Even if you do not anticipate any changes from the current year, you still need to participate in open enrollment and make your elections. You have until Friday, June 7, to complete open enrollment. More information on open enrollment and Employee Navigator can be found on the Human Resources website.

Campus Center Parking Closed to Employees

Posted on May 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

In preparation for Reunion Weekend and our alumni and guests, please do not park in Lot Number 9 (upper Campus Center) in the spots marked for 15-minute parking. Thank you.

Free Martial Arts Classes for Children and Adults

Posted on May 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Free beginner/basic martial arts classes for adults and children will be offered Sunday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. in the lower level of Montgomery Gym, starting June 2 through August 11. The only cost is a uniform for $35. Please email jguthrie@allegheny.edu or call (814) 573-9692 for more information.

For Educators: June Summer Technology Workshops

Posted on May 27, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come have lunch and learn more about using Sakai 19 and its new features, or discuss ways to integrate Google Classroom into your classes. This is your opportunity to learn about Sakai or Google Classroom in an informal, casual setting. Workshops will be held on Tuesday, June 4, and repeated on Wednesday, June 5. See this link for more details and to register. Scheduling conflicts? Additional sessions will be scheduled for August 15 & 16.

Welcome, Campus Visitors

Posted on May 27, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Office of Conference & Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week: Wolf’s Club, 2019 Reunion Weekend alumni and guests, softball tournament players and guests, and Legion Baseball.

Seeking Golf Cart Drivers for Reunion Weekend

Posted on May 21, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Alumni Office is seeking volunteers to help transport alumni and guests around campus on golf carts during Reunion Weekend, May 31-June 1. Driving a golf cart is a fun way to say hello to people who really appreciate the service you are providing. To sign up to drive a golf cart, use this link. Please sign up for as many shifts as you are willing to work. Thank you.

Sakai Unavailable on May 23

Posted on May 20, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Due to a system update, Sakai will be unavailable on Thursday, May 23, from 8 a.m. until noon. Sakai will be updated to Version 19. The new version will have some tool enhancements and a new rubrics tool that will integrate with assignments, tests and quizzes, forums, and gradebook. Questions? Please email Helen McCullough at hmccull@allegheny.edu or call 332-3364.

Employee Headshots – Open Appointments May 29

Posted on May 20, 2019 | Filed under Archive

A photographer will be on campus the afternoon of May 29 to take headshots for any employee who needs one or would like a new one. Photos will be taken in the Tippie Alumni Center, Parent Library. Sign up for a five-minute appointment slot via the Google Calendar link. Sign up for May 29.

Welcome, Campus Visitors

Posted on May 19, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Office of Conference & Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week: Commonwealth Charter Academy, Allegro Dance Studio, 21st Century Cyber School, and the PIAA Softball Playoffs Tournament.

Katharine Hubert ’19 To Be Interviewed on NPR’s “On Point”: 5/14

Posted on May 13, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Katharine Hubert ’19 is scheduled to be interviewed on the Tuesday, May 14, edition of “On Point,” produced by WBUR in Boston and broadcast by NPR affiliates nationwide. The topic of the day will be the senior thesis; Hubert’s interview is scheduled to air live at around 11:40 a.m. The program, which airs live from 10 a.m. to noon (EDT), is available online and is broadcast locally from 7 to 9 p.m. on WQLN Radio in Erie. The program also will be available as a podcast after the live broadcast. Hubert, a music and biology double major and psychology minor, completed two senior projects that earned departmental honors: “Muspeak: American Music Language” and “Examining Interactions Between Collagen Mutations and the Immune System in Drosophila melanogaster.”

For Employees–Aflac Open Enrollment: 5/17

Posted on May 13, 2019 | Filed under Archive

An Aflac Representative will be on campus Friday, May 17, in the Campus Center, Room 310. If you would like to meet with Alynn Cervone to discuss the various plans offered by Aflac or ask any questions you may have about your current plans, please sign up here for a meeting.

Professor Eric Boynton’s Going Away Party: 5/16

Posted on May 12, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join us for hors d’oeuvres and cocktails as we celebrate Professor Eric Boynton’s departure from Allegheny. A going away gathering will be held for Professor Boynton in the Tippie Alumni Lounge on Thursday, May 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. Come help us celebrate and send him good wishes as he takes on his exciting new position as provost at Beloit College.

It’s an Outdoor Ceremony!

Posted on May 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

We are happy to inform our campus community that today’s Commencement ceremony will be held outdoors on the Bicentennial Plaza. Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Check My Allegheny on Saturday Morning

Posted on May 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Remember to check My Allegheny on Saturday morning to see if the Commencement ceremony will be held indoors or outdoors.

Spring Educators’ Resource Institute: 5/14

Posted on May 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The FS Leadership Team and the Director of Faculty Development invite all educators to mark their calendars for the the Spring 2019 Educators’ Resource Institute, to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. The Institute will consist of four workshop sessions, two in the morning and two in the afternoon. Several workshops will be offered in parallel during each time slot. Each workshop will be presented twice over the course of the day to allow participants to pick and choose. Short “ignite” talks on innovative pedagogy will take place during breakfast. Please plan to join us for all or some of the workshops and meals throughout the day. The workshop schedule is available at this link and the registration form is available here. Questions should be directed to the Director of Writing Alexis Hart, the Director of Faculty Development Catharina Coenen, or Associate Provost/Director of the FS Program Terry Bensel.

Creek Connections May Newsletter

Posted on May 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Creek Connections May newsletter celebrates the naming of the eastern hellbender as Pennsylvania’s State Amphibian. Also read about our two fantastic student research symposia and What would the Lorax do?

Deadline for People & Places: 5/15

Posted on May 9, 2019 | 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 Wednesday, May 15. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Gators Give Back Rummage Sale: 5/9 & 5/10

Posted on May 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

A rummage sale of all the stuff left behind by students will be held Thursday and Friday, May 9 and 10, in the basement of Stone Methodist Church on the Diamond in Meadville. Lots of good stuff! Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday. Bag day is on Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Parking Lots 11 and 12 Closed by Noon Thursday: 5/9

Posted on May 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Parking Lots 11 and 12 near Caflisch Hall will be closed by noon Thursday, May 9, for graduation events. Please have any vehicles that are parked in these lots moved by noon to avoid being ticketed. Thank you.

Student Paychecks for May 15 and Summer Checks

Posted on May 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Your May 15 paycheck will be mailed to the home address we have on file for you. If you would like this check to go to your campus mailbox, contact Chris Cramer at 814-332-4792 or email at ccramer@allegheny.edu by May 14. This arrangement will include any students who will be working during the summer months (pay dates 6/15/19 through 8/15/19).

Pick Up Commencement Tickets: 5/7-5/9

Posted on May 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Commencement tickets can be picked up Tuesday, May 7, to Thursday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Conference & Event Services, Room 190/191, Schultz Hall. You must have your student ID.

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

Posted on May 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Complete the First Destination Survey by answering a short online questionnaire about your next steps. If you do so by May 8, 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!

Gathering Summer Research Information

Posted on May 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

If you are a faculty or staff person who is mentoring a summer research student this year who is NOT being funded through the Provost’s office, please email Aimee Knupsky, the director of URSCA, at aknupsky@allegheny.edu with the following information: student name, funding source (e.g., work study or fund), and length of summer research experience. This information will be used to make sure that all summer research students and mentors are included in URSCA summer programming emails (e.g., about ACRoSS, Reach ACRoSS, etc.).

Welcome, New Employee

Posted on May 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny would like to welcome a new employee who joined the College recently: Austin Holton in Athletics and Recreation.

Student Immunization Records

Posted on May 5, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Graduating students should be aware that their immunization records will be scanned and emailed to their Allegheny email address by July 31. There is no need to come to the Health Center to request these records. Immunizations are a vital part of your medical history and should be retained in personal medical files. Students who are graduating, pursuing graduate studies, traveling abroad, accepting new employment, or transferring, and need their records prior to July 31 should call Winslow Health Center (814) 332-4355 or email WHC’s secretary, Megan McCoy (mmccoy@allegheny.edu) with their request.

For Employees – TIAA Consultations: 5/14

Posted on May 5, 2019 | Filed under Archive

A representative from TIAA will be on campus for individual counseling sessions on Tuesday, May 14, (Campus Center 317). You can schedule a confidential appointment to ask questions such as: Can you help me understand the updated fund lineup? What are my investment options? Register for a session soon as appointment times are limited. Visit www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to schedule an appointment. These sessions are for informational/educational purposes only. They do not constitute investment advice under ERISA and TIAA does not offer or provide tax advice. The information provided does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. See your financial advisor and/or tax advisor regarding your particular situation.

Rising Seniors: Apply for a Fulbright Award

Posted on May 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Rising seniors should consider applying for a Fulbright Award to support a post-graduate year abroad. There are two types of Fulbright award. The first one supports students engaged in individual research projects. If you have a comp that would benefit from some time in the field abroad, this is the Fulbright award for you. The other type, the ETA, sends recent college graduates abroad to teach English for a year. Assignments vary from country to country, but nearly all of them are attractive. We have seen considerable success in this program over the past five years. Anyone interested in giving it a shot should reach out to Professor Patrick Jackson in the Gateway. (pjackson@allegheny.edu)

Visit and Volunteer in the Carrden: 5/6

Posted on May 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Take a break and help get our Carrden ready for spring! Come ready to plant, mulch, and pull weeds (or just socialize and learn what’s growing so far). The campus community is welcome for a few minutes or a couple hours on Monday, May 6, between 2 and 4 p.m. Snacks provided.

Have a Class in Arter and Forget Something?

Posted on May 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Check out the Lost and Found box in Arter 103 if you lost an item. We have a jacket left in 205 on April 29, a women’s adidas gym bag full of clothes, shoes and Gator soccer T-shirts, a winter hat with built-in ear covers, several reusable water bottles plastic and metal, a canteen with camo cover and strap, 9 x 12 sketch pad, calculators and more. Items will be thrown out or donated if not claimed by the end of finals.

Gators Give Back Donations

Posted on April 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Don’t waste! Donate! Gators Give Back will accept your donations of clothing, unopened food, small electronics, and other stuff that students do not plan to take home at the close of the semester. Look for the collection boxes in all of the residence halls as well as in the Allegheny Gateway and the Wise Center. Items will be sold at a rummage sale and will benefit both local and international charities.

The Revival of Pre-Law Club

Posted on April 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Interested in the legal field and considering law school after Allegheny? If so, Pre-Law Club could be the right club for you. In the past, Pre-Law Club allowed students to explore career options in the legal field through guest speakers, building alumni connections, and visiting law schools. While these are just a few things Pre-Law Club did in the past, other suggestions are more than welcome as this club looks to rebuild. If Pre-Law Club is of interest to you, please email Kristin Black (kblack@allegheny.edu) with your name, class year, and any suggestions that could enhance this club’s exploration of the legal field.

Yard Games and Free Pizza: 5/1

Posted on April 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come out to the Gator Quad for a study break. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting some yard games from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1. We’ll have spikeball and some other fun yard games and pizza. It’s an informal time to hang out and rest your brain. Come and go as you can. If you have any questions, email Brendon Hall at fca@allegheny.edu

Study Break with Therapy Dogs: 5/1

Posted on April 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Need a break from studying? Come and visit the Therapy Dogs on Wednesday, May 1, in Brooks Blue Lounge from 5 to 6 p.m. Free snacks while supplies last.

Green Students of Color Society: 4/30

Posted on April 30, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come join us at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in Carr Hall 238 for dinner and discussion about your experiences in the classroom and the support system needed for a diversification of students and faculty in all disciplines here at Allegheny. We all deserve to achieve our highest potential.

Transcript Freeze Effective 5/7

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Effective Tuesday, May 7, transcript requests cannot be processed until spring semester grades are posted. This applies to ALL requests — from current students, pending graduates, and alumni. If you have a deadline date before or near May 7, we recommend that you request your transcript(s) prior to May 7; otherwise it will be held until at least May 15. Students wishing to have spring semester grades should indicate “Hold for Current Semester Grades” when ordering through the Web Advisor (Transcript on Demand Service). We anticipate that these transcripts will be processed and forwarded on May 15, 2019.
SENIORS: Final transcripts for seniors with degree and major(s) posted should also be available May 15, but you MUST indicate “Hold for Current Semester Grades & Degree Posted” when ordering. Questions or concerns? Please contact the Office of the Registrar at 814-332-2357 or registrar@allegheny.edu.

Registration for Fall 2019 Continues

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

WebAdvisor will re-open on Tuesday, April 30. Add cards will also be available on April 30. Please use Add cards to register (if the instructor grants permission) for: courses that are full; courses that have restrictions you do not meet (e.g., FR/SO only); courses that require the instructor’s signature (in “Search for Sections” in WebAdvisor, these courses are designated “Yes” in the “Sign Req” column). Please note that an Add card does not override a general registration hold (e.g., no advisor approval or a financial hold).
After April 30, students may continue to add unrestricted courses that have open seats online, and also drop any course online. WebAdvisor will remain open for these course adjustments until June 28. Read more…

Scholars Symposium Is Today: 4/30

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Today is the Third Annual Cook–Lahti Scholars Symposium. We invite the campus community to attend some of the amazing events of the day including:
Morning Poster Session: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby, 38 posters from over 60 students about internships, class projects, and research.
Clay, Climate, and Conversation: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Campus Center Room 301/302, a hands-on art-based activity.
Oral History Projects: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Pelletier Collaboratory, 18 projects about the Syrian refugee crisis.
Keynote Session: 1 to 2 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center.
Senior Project Poster Session: 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. on the main floor of the Pelletier library, 55 seniors presenting work from all departments and programs.
Reception: 5 to 6 p.m. on the main floor of the Pelletier library, snacks and drinks!
For details about the day’s events, please see the website.

Move-out Information: Returning Keys

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Keys must be turned in at the Key Drop Off area on the third floor of the Campus Center in the nook outside the Student Life Suite. Beginning May 3, staff will be present to collect the keys during the day. After hours, students may use the deposit box to return their keys (we will have envelopes available). Students will receive more details regarding move our processes later in the week.

Celebration of Marty Goldberg’s Life: 5/9

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

A Celebration of Life for Marty Goldberg will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in Ford Chapel. The informal gathering will provide a time for those in attendance to share memories of Marty, who died on January 30, 2019. A member of the Allegheny class of 1962, Marty Goldberg worked most of his career at Allegheny College in the Admissions and Alumni Affairs offices, and as soccer and track and field coach.

20-Plus AmeriCorps VISTA Positions in Northwest Pennsylvania

Posted on April 29, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny Seniors – congratulations on your upcoming graduation. Do you know what’s next? If not, AmeriCorps VISTA is hiring for more than 20 AmeriCorps VISTA positions here in northwest Pennsylvania. AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed to fight poverty. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve at a nonprofit organization, school, or public agency. Members receive living allowance, health coverage, training, and professional development. Positions in Crawford and Erie County will begin July 22. Apply today here. For questions, or more information on open projects, please contact Gabby Bradshaw at gbradshaw@allegheny.edu.