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VCOM Medical School Presentation: 10/20

Posted on October 19, 2021 | Filed under Archive

A representative from the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine will present a virtual session about their program on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 pm.
Join the Zoom session here.

Owl Hike: 10/20

Posted on October 19, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Bird Club as we hike up to Greendale Cemetery tonight to find some owls! Meet us in the Gator Quad circle at 8:30 pm with some warm clothes and flashlights; we’ll be back around 9:30–10:00. Sponsored by the Allegheny Energy Challenge.

Water Line Flushing: 10/20

Posted on October 19, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Meadville Area Water Authority will be flushing water lines on North Main Street and Allegheny Street on Wednesday, Oct. 20. Please be aware that if you run water and it is murky, just let it run for 30 seconds to a minute and it should clear up. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Physical Plant at 814-332-5378.

Scheduled Phone System Maintenance: 10/20

Posted on October 18, 2021 | Filed under Archive

On Wednesday, October 20, at 3:00 am, Windstream has scheduled a reboot of the campus phone server. Any outage is not expected to last longer than 15 minutes, but there is a possibility that the phone system may be unavailable at any point during that time. Incoming calls will not be received, and outgoing calls will not complete a connection. In case of emergency, Public Safety can be reached during the phone outage at 814-332-2314 instead of their usual number. Please note that you must use a non-Allegheny College phone, such as a cell phone, to reach this number during any outage. Campus phones will not be able to complete any outgoing calls during the outage.

Provost Ron Cole’s Open Student Time: 10/20

Posted on October 17, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Provost Ron Cole is available for open student time each week; this week will be Wednesday, October 20. He will be available to meet in person in the Campus Center lobby from noon to 1PM. Future open student time will be posted on MyAllegheny on a weekly basis.

EL Application Deadline is Thursday, 10/21

Posted on October 17, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for applications to join a Summer 2022 Experiential Learning (‘EL’) Seminar is this Thursday, October 21. Please see here for more details.

The Sycamore is back! 10/21

Posted on October 17, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join us at The Sycamore this Thursday, October 21st from 4:30-9:30 pm, located in Reis Hall. Faculty, Staff, Administration, and Students (all ages) are all welcome! An Allegheny ID is required to enter.

There will be a DJ, food available for purchase through the GET app (or by credit card), and beverages (soda, beer, wine, specialty cocktails and mocktails) available for cash or credit. Halloween party starts at 6 p.m., judging for best costume is at 9 p.m. Purchase of alcohol requires proper ID (age 21 and over).

Candlelight Vigil: 10/16 at 7 pm in Ford Chapel

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Please join Alpha Chi Omega for our 15th annual Candlelight Vigil in honor of survivors of domestic violence. We’ll be having speakers share their stories and lighting candles as symbols of our support. Due to the nature of this event, we are asking guests to be dressed formally. Please reach out to VP Philanthropy Heather Amancio at amancioh@allegheny.edu with any questions or find us on Instagram @axodelta

Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag: 10/17

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Allegheny Recreation for a fun campus-wide game of glow in the dark capture the flag this Sunday night from 7 pm–8:30 pm. No sign-up required and we’ll provide glow in the dark bracelets for participants. Meet us at Brooks Circle at 7:00 PM to go over boundaries and rules and make sure to dress for the weather!

NFC Listening / Stargazing: 10/15

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Bird Club as we head up to Robertson tonight (Friday, Oct. 15) to look at some stars and listen for nocturnal flight calls (NFCs) from migrating birds flying overhead. Meet us in the parking lot behind Steffee Hall at 8:30 pm and bring blankets and warm clothes for a restful hour experiencing the October night. Sponsored by the Allegheny Energy Challenge.

David Wagner Speaking During ACM Meeting: 10/14

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The one and only David Wagner will be hosting a guest speaker event during this week’s general meeting! He will be sharing his experiences working as a systems administrator in the Computer Science Department here at Allegheny College. You will be able to ask him questions during our live Q&A session. To attend this event please join us in Alden Hall, Room 101, at 6pm today, 10/14!

Watch Party for Robert Marchman: 10/14

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Professor Chris Allison today at 12:30 p.m. for a Watch Party in Quigley Auditorium as he hosts Allegheny Trustee Robert Marchman, Senior Policy Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion at the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Marchman will present “Growing Diversity in the Financial Services Sector” to illuminate the state of Diversity and Inclusion in America’s financial center. Pizza & Beverages will be provided.

Women in Student Life Luncheon with Title IX Coordinator Gilly Ford — RSVP by 10/15

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under Archive

ASG & Title IX Coordinator Gilly Ford are offering 25 seats for a luncheon with Women in Student Life. Please RSVP using this form by Friday, October 15.

10/15 Game Room Craft Corner: Photo Magnets

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room starting Friday at Noon to create easy photo magnets! Bring your own photo to turn into a magnet, all other supplies with be provided. Craft will be available from Friday to Sunday while supplies last.

Growing Diversity in the Financial Services Sector: 10/14

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The CBE is pleased to host a presentation by Allegheny Trustee Robert Marchman, Senior Policy Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion at the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission, in our Lunchtime Learning Lecture series on October 14 at 12:30 pm on Zoom. Mr. Marchman will present “Growing Diversity in the Financial Services Sector” to illuminate the state of Diversity and Inclusion in America’s financial center.

In January 2020, Mr. Marchman was appointed to the new position of Senior Policy Advisor on Diversity and Inclusion at the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission. His responsibilities include advising Commission senior management on the development and implementation of strategies to promote diversity and inclusions both within the SEC and through external engagement with agency partners and market participants. In addition, Mr. Marchman assists the agency’s ongoing efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in underserved portions of the investor community. In June 2010, Mr. Marchman joined Finra as Executive Vice President and Head of the Market Regulation Department’s Legal Group. He also assisted with the implementation of the organization’s diversity initiative and served as a member of Finra’s Executive Diversity Leadership Council.

Please join us on October 14th at this Zoom link:

Topic: Robert Marchman Lunchtime Learning Event
Time: Oct 14, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 829 0431 8854
Passcode: 897246

For more information, please contact Professor Chris Allison or Beth Ryan.

New York City 2022 EL: Info Session on 10/15

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Profs. Paula Burleigh and Ian Thomas to learn more about the 2022 EL to New York, NY for Contemporary Art. This info session meets on Friday, October 15 @ 12:30 pm in Doane A103 (the classroom next to the Art Galleries).

Dates: May 23-June 4, 2022

Description: Exploring a variety of art institutions in and around New York, NY, students learn about the multiple “art worlds” operating in this international nexus for the making, viewing, reception, and sale of contemporary art. Students visit museums, not-for-profit art spaces, commercial galleries, and artist studios. This EL emphasizes the relationships between art and its display, asking students to consider how context and institutional framing shape art’s meaning. Students meet with curators, museum educators, conservators, and preparators to learn about how exhibitions are a form of history writing. Likewise, students meet with artists to discuss navigating the professional demands of making and exhibiting art in a major urban center.

Sexual Assault and the Bible Discussion: 10/13

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Global Citizen Scholars Cohort IV, Sojourners Christian Fellowship, Newman, and Why Not Us? have partnered to create a discussion about sexual assault in relation to the Bible. The discussion is taking place on Wednesday, October 13th from 7-8 pm in the Campus Center Room 206. You do not need to be Christian in order to come. The goal of this collaboration is to inspire conversation around the role of religion within people’s lives, how women today can use sections within the Bible to empower themselves, and the importance of allyship within and outside of religious settings. Students are welcome to bring their dinner with them if it helps to fit our discussion into a busy schedule. We can’t wait to see you there!

Cancelled: Work-Out Your Stress Yoga

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Today’s yoga class will be cancelled. Stay tuned for the next class! We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Dani Pecar (dpecar@allegheny.edu).

The CBE welcomes Afua Osei ’08 as our 2021 Executive in Residence: 10/12–13

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Afua Osei is a social impact leader with more than 10 years of global experience in creating purposeful partnerships to advance women’s economic participation. As a Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Afua built a digital lifestyle platform for multicultural women reaching more than 800,000 women across 100+ countries. Afua built the sales team and relationships to execute innovative brand partnerships with brands such as Facebook, Google, Unilever, Visa, Nestle and L’Oreal. Featured in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN and CNBC, Afua has had the privilege of sharing her expertise at high profile global leadership, entrepreneurship and digital conferences across North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

As this year’s Executive and incoming Allegheny College Trustee, Ms. Osei will visit classrooms and meet with students in the Business & Economics and Political Science departments in Quigley Hall as well as the Allegheny IDEAS Center.

Tuesday, October 12, 12:40 to 1:30 pm
“Afua Osei ’08 – A Remarkable Allegheny Journey”
Quigley’s Henderson Auditorium, Q101

Wednesday, October 13, 12:40 to 1:30 PM
“Should Government be in the Business of Entrepreneurship?
Quigley’s Henderson Auditorium, Q101

Light refreshments will be served at each event. Please contact Beth Ryan, Q224 or email bryan@allegheny.edu for more information.

Carrden Food Forest work party: 10/14

Posted on October 11, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Come get your hands dirty with the Sustainable Design Team from 12–4 pm on October 14th at the Carrden! We will be building a path across the lawn by the Carrden, which is the first step in creating the new food forest garden. We are proud to be officially commencing our installation of the Carrden Food Forest, after several years of preparation, and we hope you will join us! Dress for the weather and bring a pair of gloves if you have them! Tools and extra gloves will be provided!

The CBE welcomes Afua Osei ’08 as our 2021 Executive in Residence: 10/12–13

Posted on October 10, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Afua Osei is a social impact leader with more than 10 years of global experience in creating purposeful partnerships to advance women’s economic participation. As a Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, Afua built a digital lifestyle platform for multicultural women reaching more than 800,000 women across 100+ countries. Afua built the sales team and relationships to execute innovative brand partnerships with brands such as Facebook, Google, Unilever, Visa, Nestle and L’Oreal. Featured in the Financial Times, BBC, CNN and CNBC, Afua has had the privilege of sharing her expertise at high profile global leadership, entrepreneurship and digital conferences across North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

As this year’s Executive and incoming Allegheny College Trustee, Ms. Osei will visit classrooms and meet with students in the Business & Economics and Political Science departments in Quigley Hall as well as the Allegheny IDEAS Center.

Tuesday, October 12, 12:40 to 1:30 pm
“Afua Osei ’08 – A Remarkable Allegheny Journey”
Quigley’s Henderson Auditorium, Q101

Wednesday, October 13, 12:40 to 1:30 PM
“Should Government be in the Business of Entrepreneurship?
Quigley’s Henderson Auditorium, Q101

Light refreshments will be served at each event. Please contact Beth Ryan, Q224 or email bryan@allegheny.edu for more information.

Provost Ron Cole’s Open Student Time: 10/13

Posted on October 10, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Provost Ron Cole is available for open student time each week; this week will be Wednesday, October 13. He will be available to meet in person in the Campus Center lobby from noon to 1:00PM. Future open time will be posted on MyAllegheny on a weekly basis.

Finally ready for some festival vibes? Then come and visit the ROCKTOBERFEST: 10/14

Posted on October 10, 2021 | Filed under Archive

You wanna experience some unique German rock festival vibes? Join us for Allegheny’s 1st ROCKTOBERFEST on Thursday, 5–7 pm at the Gator Quad. Enjoy some German food and activities. Plus, get a taste of some amazing German music. And of course, you can make your own pretzels. Bis bald!

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

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under Archive

FRNCH 106 meets MWF from 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm starting Monday, October 11. 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 Assoc. Professor Briana Lewis, blewis@allegheny.edu.

PRUNE AFTER BLOOM: Artist Panel Discussion, moderated by Prof. Mari Christmas on 10/12

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Art Galleries invite you to join us for a virtual artist panel discussion featuring artists Barrow Parke, Prof. Heather Brand, and Trisha Holt, in conversation with Prof. Mari Christmas on Tuesday, October 12, at 5:30 p.m. Artists and moderator discuss works on view in Prune After Bloom, an exhibition on view in the Allegheny Art Galleries, as well as the intersections of desire, representation, technology, and gender. Please use this link to register for the event.

Register to Vote by 10/18

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The deadline to register to vote in Meadville is fast approaching! If you would like to register to vote in all local, statewide, and federal elections, you can find the application to do so here. If you would like to be able to vote in the November 2nd election, your application needs to be submitted by Monday, October 18th. The application only takes a few minutes. You will need EITHER a Pennsylvania state-issued ID or the last 4 digits of your social security number. To register at your Allegheny address, use the address of your residence hall listed below:

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Phi Delta Theta’s Fall Cookout: 10/10

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under Archive

This Sunday, October 10th, join Phi Delta Theta for its Fall Cookout at 312 Loomis Street! The cookout lasts from 12:30 to 3:30 PM, all are welcome.

National Coming Out Day: 10/11

Posted on October 6, 2021 | Filed under Archive

In celebration of National Coming Out Day, October 11th there will be an event on the Gator Quad. A photo booth, tie-dye station, and lawn games will all be available for people to celebrate and embrace their identity together with LGBT+ lead and allied student organizations. Join us from 11 am to 2 pm for food, games and good company.

Sign Up by Friday, 10/8 for Make a Difference Day on 10/16

Posted on October 6, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Come join college and community volunteers for Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 16, starting at 7:30 a.m. in Diamond Park. This is a one-day service event involving more than 100 service projects in Meadville and Crawford County. We invite you to sign up, joining others from across the community in working on projects that include everything from raking leaves and outdoor projects to home repairs. All abilities and skill levels are appreciated. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by October 8th either as a volunteer group or as an individual volunteer. Due to the amount of preparation required, registrations beyond October 8th cannot be accepted so please register soon. For more information, contact the Civic Engagement Office at olang@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-5318, or visit the United Way of Western Crawford County’s website here.

Provost Ron Cole’s Open Student Time: 10/7

Posted on October 5, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Provost Ron Cole is available for open student time each week; this week will be Thursday, October 7. He will be available to meet in person in the Campus Center lobby from 12:30 to 1:30PM. Future office hours will be posted on MyAllegheny on a weekly basis.

Italy EL Information Session – 12:55 on Friday, 10/8 in 111 Vukovich Center

Posted on October 5, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Join Professors Shannan Mattiace and Mark Cosdon at 12:55 p.m. this coming Friday, October 8 for an information session on the 2022 Italy EL travel course. Earn four credits for this 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, is the course’s starting point. Here, students live with families and study Italian intensively. Customs, mores, and manners are learned first-hand through a range of activities and field trips. Subsequent extended study in Florence, Naples, Pompeii, Capri, and Rome demonstrate humanism and the interconnectedness of the liberal arts through careful consideration of the historic past, the impact of tourism, the challenges of environmental responsibility, immigration, and the shifting Italian nation in an increasingly global economy. The application is now available and can be accessed by clicking this link.

Music Videos & Collaging! 10/6

Posted on October 5, 2021 | Filed under Archive

If you like collaging and watching music videos, then this event is for you! Bring a friend and come join us in Carr 238 on Wed., Oct. 6, from 7-9 for a fun night of watching your favorite music videos and channeling your creative side. Hope to see you there :-)

SOLIDWORKS 3D Design Short Course – Only 7 Spots Left!

Posted on October 5, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny Lab for Innovation & Creativity is running a Module B course on a wildly in-demand design software called Solidworks. Solidworks is the industry standard design tool for anything from sneakers to airplane components and we have an aerospace engineer teaching you how to use it in our lab!

The course is 2 credits, pass/fail. NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED!

Solidworks – Industry-standard 3D Design
Instructor: Tom Swanberg, Acutec Precision Aerospace
T/Th 4:00-5:30 pm
Learn the fundamentals of using Solidworks, the industry standard design software for the aerospace and industrial design industries. No experience required!

Email Byron Rich (brich@allegheny.edu) to register or for more information!

Module B Course — Black Theatre and Performance

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under Archive

A few spots remain in a special topics course devoted to Black theatre and performance that will be taught in Module B, commencing Monday, October 11.

TH 190–The Evolving Karamu House and Social Justice.
A study of Black theatre and drama through the evolution of Cleveland’s Karamu House from the civil rights movement through the Black Arts Movement to today. Students investigate documentary plays on social justice and racial identities from Tamir Rice to Michael Brown. Artists including Charles Gilpin, Langston Hughes, Amiri Baraka, and Dael Orlandersmith are considered.

Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays 4:10-5:25 p.m. beginning October 11. This two-credit course has no prerequisites. The class will be taught by guest artist and professor Terrence Spivey. For many years, Spivey was the artistic director of Cleveland’s Karamu House, the nation’s oldest African American theatre and a vital community resource. He is director of Allegheny’s upcoming Playshop production “Bourbon at the Border.” Please contact Professor Spivey at tspivey@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Cover Art Contest

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny Review is accepting cover art submissions for our 2021-2022 issue. The winning artist will receive $100 and credit in the issue. The image will need to wrap around the front and back covers and include some text on the front and back and along the spine (approximately the same amount on the sample cover). The cover will need to be 12.406 x 9 with 1/8” bleed on all sides. Don’t worry too much about exact logistics, though–those can always be worked out later in the process. Submit your art to alleghenyreview@allegheny.edu by December 15th.

Hikyoga: 10/9 at 2:00 PM

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under Archive

What is better than hiking and yoga? Hikyoga! Allegheny Recreation is teaming up with Kate Costanzo, Assistant Athletic Director and a certified yoga and Hikyoga instructor @ Yoga Spot in Meadville. Combine hiking and yoga to match your movement and your breath in nature! Meet at the corner of the Steffee Science building parking lot on October 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM and you will hike over to the trails at Robertson Athletic Complex. You will be back on campus by 3:30 PM. LIMITED SPACE CAPACITY 15 PEOPLE. Sign up here.

Why Not Us? First General Meeting 10/5

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Why Not Us? is a student group focused on advocacy, awareness, and prevention of sexual assault that works to facilitate events and campaigns for the student body around these themes. We are having our first general meeting of the year this Tuesday, October 5th at 5 p.m. in CC 206. All are welcome!

5 Seats Left! – Video Game & Cinematic Composition Module B

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under Archive

There are only five seats left for our Video Game & Cinematic Composition module B class! Sign up today by emailing Byron Rich at brich@allegheny.edu.

Course info:
Credit/no-credit (pass/fail), 2 credits
Video Game & Cinematic Composition Instructor: Brian Freeland, Whitethorn Games
M/W 4:00-5:30 pm
Experience the ins and outs of the modern music industry for cinematic composers, and how to implement the tools available to bring your musical ideas to life using Presonus Studio One. No prior musical or video game development experience necessary!

Email Byron Rich (brich@allegheny.edu) to sign up or for more information.

Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series: 10/6

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The 2021-22 Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series begins this Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 7 PM with Prof. Lisa Whitenack’s talk, “32 Years of Shark Week: Sharks, Lies, and Videotape.” This year the lectures are back in-person and will be held in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theater. Since this event is open to the public, all audience members are required to mask. (Note: the event will also be simulcast via Zoom. Click here to register for the Zoom broadcast.)

Financial Literacy & Opportunities with the CFA: 10/5

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics and Wealth Management Club will welcome Gene Natali ’01 on Tuesday, October 5 at 12:40 in Quigley Auditorium. He is the CEO and co-founder of the fintech company, Troutwood. Prior to starting Troutwood, Gene spent 17 years working with large retirement plans and institutional investors.

He is an award-winning author (The Missing Semester Series) who has key-noted investment and education conferences across the country and spoken in over 500 high school and college classrooms. He is a part-time lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches Personal Finance. Gene is a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds an MBA with a concentration in finance from Carnegie Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in economics from Allegheny College.

His second book in the Missing Semester series addresses the most overlooked subject in financial-literacy education: investing. Primarily addressing students and recent graduates, its lessons are not laden with jargon; its focus is topics and choices that apply to most young people, not just a few, and not those relevant only late in life. The Missing Second Semester presents a call to action: You’re in charge. Understand the opportunity, and make the choices.

Max Kade Writer-in-residence Reading: 10/5

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Come join us for the annual reading by our Max Kade writer-in-residence on Tuesday, October 5, 6-7:30 pm in Schultz East Alcove. Every year, the German program hosts a different distinguished artist from a German-speaking country to teach a short course on creative writing and give a lecture to our campus community. This year’s writer is visual storyteller Büke Schwarz, who is going to read from select works. Her reading will be in German, English (and even a little bit of Turkish!). Dinner and snack arrangement will be provided.

JET Program Information Sessions

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Consulate General of Japan in New York is pleased to invite the students of Allegheny College to upcoming virtual information sessions for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, a competitive employment opportunity managed by the government of Japan that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan.

The sessions will be hosted via Zoom Webinar. They are a rare chance to hear directly from a JET Program Coordinator as well as former JET Program participant, wherever you are. See the current event schedule & registration links HERE.

Therapy Dogs are Coming to Campus Today! 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Hey Gators! The Therapy Dogs are coming to campus today from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The Therapy dogs and their handlers will be located in the Main Lobby of Pelletier Library. Come de-stress and relax with the therapy dogs. Who knows, it may be just the self-care you need. After all, self-care isn’t selfish, it is necessary.

“It’s On Us” Campus Trainings on Intimate Partner Violence – Thursday, 10/7

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

It’s On Us is providing training on campus — and you are invited to attend! It’s On Us is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is ”to build the movement to combat campus sexual assault by engaging all students, including young men, and activating the largest student organizing program of its kind in grassroots awareness and prevention education programs”.

Adrianna Branin, Assistant Director of Training for It’s On Us, will be on campus to offer two trainings:

  • Intimate Partner Violence Awareness
  • Intimate Partner Violence Prevention

These sessions will run consecutively on Thursday, October 7, beginning at 7 pm, in Schultz East Alcove. For more information please contact Charity Grace at cgrace@allegheny.edu or Gilly Ford at gford@allegheny.edu.

Submit your Staff Shout Outs and Announcements!

Posted on October 3, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The next All-Staff meeting will be held Friday, October 8 at 10:45 a.m. A link to join virtually will be sent the week of the meeting.

Submit your items using this form by Wednesday, October 6:

  • Shout-outs (recognition for a colleague or team)
  • Announcements (no discussion)
  • Reports (to be submitted for group discussion)

Please note: event announcements should continue to be submitted via MyAllegheny.

2022 Germany EL Info Session: 10/7

Posted on September 30, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Come learn about the 2022 EL Trip: “Grün, Grüner Deutschland? Sustainability in Germany, Past and Present!” This 4-credit EL will take you to a number of unique sites across different regions of Germany, including in the cities of Freiburg, Cologne, Husum, Bremen, and Cottbus. We will learn how German culture, history, and politics have influenced sustainability initiatives (or even lack thereof). This informational session will be Thursday, October 7th at 12:30pm in the Schultz East Alcove. Lunch is provided. Contact Professor Julia Ludewig or Kerstin Ams for more information.

Dual Degree Engineering with Washington Univ.: 10/4

Posted on September 30, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Are you interested in a career in engineering? If so then you should come to a presentation by Scott Crawford of Washington University (St. Louis) about the cooperative dual degree engineering program, Mon. Oct. 4, 4-5 PM in Carr 238. Students who participate in this program will spend 3-4 years at Allegheny and 1-2 additional years studying engineering at Washington Univ. After completing the program students receive two bachelor’s degrees, one in their Allegheny major and a second in engineering from Washington Univ. (There is also a bachelor’s+master’s in engineering option available.)

In addition to Washington Univ. Allegheny also has dual-degree arrangements with Univ. of Pittsburgh and Case Western Reserve Univ. Please contact Prof. Willey (dwilley@allegheny,edu) for further details.

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 10/4

Posted on September 29, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Items to be included in the notice of the October 7 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, October 4. Please include electronic versions of any reports or documents associated with your agenda item, as well as suggested text for any announcement. For questions regarding potential inclusion of new business items or reports on this or future agendas, please contact Margaret Nelson or Ken Pinnow, faculty moderator.

Marketing Monday: “Agile Neuroscience: Using remote tools to capture immersive consumer experiences” — 10/4

Posted on September 29, 2021 | Filed under Archive

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics Marketing Monday lecture series for October will feature Jorge Barraza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology, and Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer at Immersion, a company that provides a truly agile neuroscience tools that predict what people love.

He is a professor of Consumer Psychology at the University of Southern California (USC), specializing in applying psychology and neuroscience to understanding and predicting consumer behavior. He has published numerous articles on emotion, decision neuroscience, and the use of stories to influence decision making.

Join us on Monday, Oct. 4, at 12:45 pm on Zoom to learn more – email Beth Ryan at bryan@allegheny.edu to attend. If you have questions or comments, please contact Beth Ryan or Professor Gaia Rancati.

Egg Detectives Improv Show: 10/3

Posted on September 29, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Semester have you feeling BEATEN? Life a little SCRAMBLED? Brain FRIED? Look on the SUNNY SIDE and come watch Allegheny College’s only improv comedy troupe at 8 PM on Sunday, October 3 at Grounds for Change! It’s sure to be EGG-CELLENT