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Fire Safety Inspections

Posted on June 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Public Safety Office and the Meadville City Fire Department (MCFD) will be conducting the annual fire safety inspections in academic and administrative areas on June 19, 2024 between 9 am and 3 pm. The following buildings will be inspected:

  • Ruter Hall
  • Ford Memorial Chapel
  • Newton Observatory
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Physical Plant
  • Bentley Hall
  • Reis Hall
  • Arter Hall
  • Prayer & Meditation House
  • Carr Hall
  • Steffee
  • Quigley Hall
  • 454 House
  • Odd Fellows Building
  • Robertson Complex

A Public Safety Team Member will accompany a MCFD member into the inspection areas for brief visual inspections of safety equipment. Please direct any questions to the Public Safety Office at (814) 332-3357.

Cup N’ Spoon Event, AAC & SAC

Posted on June 17, 2024 | Filed under Archive

AAC and SAC are hosting a frozen yogurt event on Wednesday, June 26, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in the Campus Center Lobby (Gator Quad, weather permitting).

The first 100 non-instructional employees will receive a FREE frozen yogurt from Cup N’ Spoon! The offer is limited to one cup per person. Prizes will be drawn at 1:30 pm.

Fire Safety Inspections

Posted on June 12, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Public Safety Office and the Meadville City Fire Department (MCFD) will begin conducting the annual fire safety inspections in academic and administrative areas on June 13, 2024 between 9 am and 3 pm.

A Public Safety Team Member will accompany a MCFD member into the inspection areas for brief visual inspections of safety equipment. Please direct any questions to the Public Safety Office at (814)332-3357.

Summer Visitors: Welcome These Groups To Campus!

Posted on June 9, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Please welcome the following groups that Allegheny College will be hosting this week:

  • Camp Cadet,
  • The Thurston Classic, and
  • MASH Class of 1969!

Network Maintenance 6/4

Posted on June 2, 2024 | Filed under Archive

ITS will perform planned network maintenance on Tuesday, June 4 between 8 am and 10 am. No outages are expected. Please contact the ITS Help Desk if you do experience network problems.

SAC Meeting, June 12 in the East Alcove (Schultz)

Posted on June 2, 2024 | Filed under Archive

SAC would like to invite any hourly paid employees to our meeting on Wednesday, June 12 at noon in the Schultz East Alcove. We encourage all hourly paid employees to attend see what SAC is about and ask any questions you may have.

We will be discussing election of officers and also taking new membership. Please come and see what SAC is currently working on and bring any ideas or concerns that you have about being a staff member. No need to RSVP. Please come and be a part of a team advocating for ALL hourly paid staff.

Phone System Migration Update 5/31-6/17

Posted on May 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

In conjunction with Windstream, the college’s voice provider, ITS is in the process of testing and implementing the new VOIP phone system. As a result, ITS and Registrar departments are temporarily only able to receive voicemail when dialed from another internal Allegheny phone number (outside calls are routing correctly).

When calling the Help Desk line (x2755), we encourage callers to leave us a voicemail so we can reach back out, or alternatively, submit a WebHelpDesk ticket. The rest of the College will be migrated to the new system on June 17th.

Educator Resource Institute Materials and Survey

Posted on May 29, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Thank you to all faculty, staff, and administrators who attended the May 14 Educator Resource Institute (ERI), with a special note of appreciation to all of our presenters. All of the session materials are now linked to the schedule.

Whether or not you attended the ERI, please take a moment to provide feedback to us via this survey. There is also a button at the top of the schedule page that will take you to the survey. Your feedback is appreciated!

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Fall ERI, which will take place on Monday, August 19, 2024. Please contact the Director of Faculty Development with any questions.

Reunion Weekend Check-In Parking 5/30-6/2

Posted on May 28, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny alumni will be on campus for Reunion Weekend this week from Thursday, May 30 through Sunday, June 2. Check-In for Reunion is in the Campus Center, Room 301/302.

Some spots in the upper campus center parking lot will be designated as “short term parking” to accommodate check in. Please avoid parking in these short term parking spots and, if you are willing to park in a different parking lot or around the corner in the Vukovich Center lot, that would be appreciated as well.

Thank you very much for your help.

Nominate Alumni for Blue & Gold Weekend Career Fair

Posted on May 28, 2024 | Filed under Archive

In addition to the call out for faculty to sign up to host Blue & Gold Weekend class visits, The Center for Career and Professional Development (CCPD) invites faculty to nominate alumni who can directly hire or influence the hiring of Allegheny students.

As part of Blue & Gold Weekend planning, the CCPD is reaching out to alumni this summer who can support the recruitment and employment of Gators through an on-campus career fair on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2024 in the late afternoon/early evening.

The general purpose is for alumni to open doors for our students, showcasing internships and full-time positions at their companies that demonstrate the transferable value of an Allegheny College experience and how it will prepare them for life after college.

Please email Autumn Parker at aparker@allegheny.edu as soon as possible, “end of June at the latest.” We welcome any alumni suggestions, especially those who are within a drivable range from campus. Thanks!

Reception for Ruth Andel, 5/30

Posted on May 27, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The campus community is invited to say farewell to Ruth Andel, College Archivist. Please join the Pelletier Library staff for a light brunch reception to honor Ruth on Thursday, May 30 in Merrick Archives, 9:00–10:30 am. Join us as we celebrate Ruth’s 23-year career at Allegheny and wish her well in retirement.

Ruth has tirelessly worked to build and promote the Merrick Archives in courses of history and the public humanities, and ensured archival procedures and preservation standards are followed and upheld. Ruth created and implemented the Archives Records Management Policy for the campus. Her dedication to preservation and promotion of Allegheny College materials and artifacts is unmatched. Ruth has managed the Allegheny College Archives and the Merrick Archival Center, offering research services for both the archives and more recently special collections, including manuscripts, college records, books, photographs, and artifact and digital collections. She offered and assisted with one-on-one research consultations, History and Art Department interns, navigation of DSpace records and JSTOR image collections. She has served the college community as a member of several committees, including LITS, History and Heritage, Bicentennial Planning, and Curriculum Committee.

Archival needs and questions may still be directed to the Merrick Archives email merrick@allegheny.edu.

Student ACRoSS Presentations Start 5/28

Posted on May 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of URSCA invites all summer students, faculty/staff, administrators, and campus community members to the first student ACRoSS (Allegheny College’s Research Seminar Series) presentation on Tuesday, May 28 in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center.

ACRoSS is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects developed by students and faculty at Allegheny College. Students who participate in summer programming on campus or as part of a community-based research project will begin giving brief presentations on their summer projects.

Lunch is served (free of charge) at noon, and student presentations begin around 12:30 PM (with the goal of ending the session by 1:15 PM). Please visit this website to find up-to-date information about our student presenters.

URSCA Summer BBQ 5/24

Posted on May 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of URSCA is kicking off the 2024 Summer Research and Scholarship Programming with a BBQ! All students participating in summer programming (as well as their mentors and/or community partners) are invited to attend a BBQ on Friday, May 24 at the Bicentennial Plaza (with Schultz Hall as the rain backup) from noon until 1:30 p.m. A BBQ Lunch (hot dogs, burgers, and vegetarian options) will be served.

1st ACRoSS Meeting 5/21

Posted on May 20, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of URSCA invites all summer students, faculty/staff, administrators, and campus community members to the first Allegheny College’s Research Seminar Series (“ACRoSS”) of the summer on Tuesday 5/21 at noon in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center.

ACRoSS is an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects developed by students and faculty at Allegheny College. Any student who participates in summer programming on campus (or as part of a community-based research project) along with all campus community members are invited each Tuesday to build community, eat lunch, and listen to brief updates about student summer projects. Each week, students present short overviews of their specific summer research projects (e.g., proposed experiments, data, anticipated results) to an audience of students, faculty, and administrators. Free lunch is provided each week!

The schedule of presenters will soon be available on this website.

TIAA Webinars

Posted on May 20, 2024 | Filed under Archive

TIAA JUNE WEBINARS

These webinars are part of your retirement plan benefits and are a valuable resource for Allegheny staff and faculty. Use this form to view June’s webinar topics and dates.

Register now to reserve your spot!

Summer Guests

Posted on May 19, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join Conference & Event Services in welcoming Allegro Dance Arts and Insight Charter School to campus this week.

Attention Runners & Walkers

Posted on May 16, 2024 | Filed under Archive

French Creek Recreational Trails will hold its annual Trail Blazer 15K Run and 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 14 to raise funds to maintain and enhance the Ernst Trail. Both races start and finish at Ernst Conservation Seeds at 8884 Mercer Pike Road.

The 15K Run begins at 7:25 a.m., with the 5K Run/Walk to follow at 7:30 a.m. Allegheny’s sponsorship of the event includes two free race registrations, including t-shirts.

The first two individuals to contact Andy Walker via email at awalker@allegheny.edu and commit to participating will receive free registrations.

Seeking Volunteers-Crawford County Historical Society Home & Garden Tour 6/15

Posted on May 16, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny’s 454 House/Admissions Office will be a participating location in the Crawford County Historical Society’s Home & Garden Tour on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ground floor of the 454 House will be open to tour participants.

Andy Walker is seeking volunteers to fill 2-hour time slots (10 am-12 pm, 12-2 pm, 2-4 pm) to greet tour participants and to share the history and features of the building from a prepared script. If you’re interested in supporting local history and the work of the Crawford County Historical Society, please contact Andy Walker via email at awalker@allegheny.edu

Network Maintenance Week of 5/19

Posted on May 15, 2024 | Filed under Archive

ITS will perform planned network maintenance on Sunday the 19 between 8 am and 10 am, resulting in network outages across campus.

ITS will also perform network switch reboots in several buildings during the week, resulting in brief outages. Please see the schedule here. 

Creek Connections May Newsletter

Posted on May 15, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Read about our Student Research Symposium on campus in April and why watershed education events get canceled due to high water! View the May edition here. 

Faculty: Sign Up for Blue & Gold Friday

Posted on May 14, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Center for Career and Professional Development invites faculty to incorporate young alumni class visits into one or more classes on Friday, September 20, 2024.

As part of Blue & Gold Weekend planning, the career center is reaching out to alumni this summer to form matches with professors and their classes that day. The general purpose is for alumni to share with students how the Allegheny College experience prepared them for life after college.

If you are interested, please email Brian Collingwood at bcollingwood@allegheny.edu as soon as possible and by the end of May. We also welcome alumni suggestions, especially those who are within a drivable range from campus. Thanks!

Scheduling Spaces

Posted on May 14, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Happy beginning of summer! A friendly reminder that if you are using any spaces on campus, outside of your office, they need to be reserved through Scheduler.

During the summer, the Office of Conference & Event Services is the only office who approves reservations until August 15. If you have any questions, please email events@allegheny.edu

New Issue of Allegheny Magazine Now Available!

Posted on May 14, 2024 | Filed under Archive

All current employees should soon receive a copy of the latest issue of Allegheny magazine in their campus mailboxes. If you would like to opt out of receiving paper copies of the magazine in the future, please use this opt-out form to let us know. A digital version of the magazine can be found here. Enjoy!

St. James Haven Monthly Drive-Thru Dinner 5/16

Posted on May 14, 2024 | Filed under Archive

St. James Haven is hosting their monthly Dinner Drive Thru meal on Thursday, May 16, from 3-6 pm. St. James Haven provides temporary shelter for homeless men in the community.

Members of the Allegheny College and Meadville community are invited to support St. James Haven (located at 779 North Main Street) by purchasing a drive-thru meal (meatloaf, potato, and carrot dinner!) through a donation amount of your choice.

All proceeds benefit the day-to-day operations of St. James Haven. Stop by and support a wonderful cause!

Summer Guests On Campus

Posted on May 13, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join Conference & Event Services in welcoming the following groups to campus this week:

  • Crawford County Crisis Intervention
  • 21st Century Cyber Charter School
  • Commonwealth Charter Academy
  • Seton School
  • YMCA State Gymnastics Competition

Thank you!

Spring Educator Resource Institute

Posted on May 12, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to participate in the May 2024 Educator Resource Institute (ERI), which will kick off early this year with a presentation and reception on Monday, May 13, in advance of our traditional day of workshops and presentations on Tuesday, May 14.

In a change from previous years, there’s no need to sign up in advance. Breakfast and lunch will be provided, and, new this year, there will be door prizes! A full schedule has been posted on the Faculty Resources site. Questions can be directed to Director of Faculty Development, Rachel Weir.

Annual Safety Training for Employees

Posted on May 12, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Safety Committee is committed to providing a safe environment for students, employees and visitors. Part of this process includes periodic safety training for all employees. Watch for emails providing the details for the annual training coming soon.

If you are having trouble logging into the training platform from an assigned task email, try clearing your cache and see if this allows you to log in. If you cut and paste your credentials, be sure you don’t capture additional spaces, or try typing your username and password.

There is also a link on the safety committee website to log in to the training platform. It is on the Safety Training page. It is the green button titled Employee Portal Login. If you continue to have trouble, email Tracey at tolenick@allegheny.edu or submit an IT Help Desk ticket.

Commencement To Be Held Indoors 5/11

Posted on May 11, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Congratulations Class of 2024 — it is Commencement day!

Unfortunately, the weather is not cooperating. Due to the inclement weather predicted, we will be holding Commencement inside the David V. Wise Center at 2 p.m. All guests should present a ticket to be admitted to the Wise Center.

Please keep in mind that open viewing is also available in Shafer Auditorium in the Campus Center, which provides comfortable seating and a big-screen showing of the ceremony.

The All-College Departmental Reception following the ceremony will also be in the Campus Center.

This weather will not dampen the spirit of this momentous celebration — congratulations again to the Class of 2024!

2024 Baccalaureate 5/10

Posted on May 8, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Baccalaureate may be new to some seniors, but the ceremony is a longstanding tradition at Allegheny and other colleges. Held Friday, May 10, at 4:30 pm in Ford Chapel, the ceremony includes reflections by senior class officers Arilyn Hicks and Sasha Holguin.

In keeping with the religious roots of the ceremony, readings by students of different faiths will be offered by:

  • Manasvi Bantawa
  • Simon Jones
  • Rutendo Mavunga
  • Sami Mirza
  • Ankitha Pamula

President Cole, Professor Sharon Wesoky, and ACO Advisor, Mollie Little will also take part. James Niblock and Kevin Dill from the music faculty, along with the Baccalaureate Choir, will provide music.

Seniors, their families, and the Allegheny community are warmly invited to attend to help celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2024.

Honor Cords

Posted on May 8, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Congratulations, Graduates! If you received an email about picking up your honor cord at rehearsal this afternoon, please bring a photo ID with you to get your cord.

If you are unable to attend rehearsal, you can pick up your cord Friday in the Registrar’s Office, 128 Murray Hall, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, or you can get it before the ceremony Saturday during check-in. Contact the Registrar’s Office if you have questions, registrar@allegheny.edu.

Summer Hours

Posted on May 8, 2024 | Filed under Archive

With the academic year drawing to a close, it is time for departments to make plans for the summer hours. Starting May 28th we will be moving to our adjusted summer hours. Hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, with a 30-minute lunch break.

We will return to our standard work hours, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with a 1-hour lunch break, beginning on August 5, 2024.

A list of our scheduled holidays and summer hours can be found on the Human Resources website.

For any questions, please reach out to your Human Resources team at extension x2312.

Donate Your Graduation Gown!

Posted on May 7, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Keep your graduation gown out of the landfill (and share it with a future Gator Graduate) by donating it after Commencement. Collection containers will be available at:

  • The top of Brooks Walk
  • Near the Rustic Bridge
  • Senior Circle
  • Campus Center near Post and Print

You can also donate your gown at the Campus Center location on May 12 before residence halls close. In case of rain, all outdoor collection locations will be moved to the Wise Center.

Please contact sustainability@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Commencement Information

Posted on May 6, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Graduates, here’s what’s happening this week:

  • Tuesday-Thursday – Ticket pick up from 9 am to 4 pm in the  Campus Center Lobby
  • Thursday
    • Commencement Rehearsal at 12:30 pm SHARP! in the Wise Center performance arena (attendance required)
    • Baccalaureate rehearsal, 1:30 pm Ford Chapel (for those participating only)
  • Friday
    • Commencement concert at 1:30 pm in Ford Memorial Chapel
    • Baccalaureate at 4:30 pm in Ford Memorial Chapel
  •  Saturday
    • Graduate Reception from 11 to 1 pm in the CC Lobby (Graduates, families and employees welcome)
    • Check-in/line-up at 1:15 pm SHARP! in the Wise performance arena
    • Commencement Ceremony at 2 pm in Bentley lawn/Bicentennial Plaza (Wise Center-rain location)
    • All campus farewell; immediately following the ceremony in Brooks Walk (Campus Center is the rain location)

Commencement Ticket Pickup

Posted on May 5, 2024 | Filed under Archive

For all graduating Seniors: Commencement Tickets will be available for pickup in the Campus Center Lobby from 9 am-4 pm Monday, May 6 through Thursday, May 8.

In order to pick up your tickets, you MUST show your Allegheny Student ID and have completed the First Destination Survey (a link was sent in an email on May 2). Congratulations, Class of 2024!

Reminder: Submit Your Academic Writing for Publication in Allegheny’s New Undergraduate Journal

Posted on May 5, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Continuing students are invited to submit papers of no more than 8,000 words to be considered for publication in Allegheny’s new (and yet unnamed!) academic writing journal.

Authors whose work is selected for publication will be partnered with student editors in the Fall 2024 Editing and Publishing course.

Please direct any questions to Professor Alexis Hart at ahart@allegheny.edu. The deadline for submission is June 3, 2024.

Farewell Gathering for Class Dean, Jonathon May 5/9

Posted on May 5, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join us in bidding Third- and Fourth- Year Class Dean Jonathon May farewell from Allegheny. A light breakfast will be provided in the Pelletier Library Lobby on May 9 at 9 am.

Register for ART 480 Professional Practices!

Posted on May 2, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Fall 2024’s “ART 480 – Professional Practices” is all about bridging your first years out of college into a sustainable career in the arts through snapshots of artist finances, grants, and self-production.

Open to ALL students who are committed to sustaining an artistic practice of any kind post-college! Any questions, please contact Wei En Chan at wchan@allegheny.edu.

Graduating Next Week? Complete the First Destination Survey

Posted on May 2, 2024 | Filed under Archive

All students expected to graduate on May 11 now have access to complete the First Destination Survey for this year through the Center for Career & Professional Development.

If the survey is completed now or before May 6, graduating students won’t have to complete it again when they go to pick up their Commencement tickets next week.

Take a moment to locate the survey link in the email sent on May 2 and complete it today. Thank you, and congratulations!

Office 365 A1 Plus For Education Will Retire On August 1, 2024

Posted on May 2, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Microsoft recently announced that it will be retiring the Office 365 A1 Plus licensing, which grants a free desktop client version of the basic MS Office apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) to anyone at an educational institution. The web browser-based version (A1) will continue to be available, but users will not be able to download the traditional desktop applications.

All college-owned PCs on campus will continue to feature the common Office applications, as our site licensing is not directly tied to this change. These same versions are also available for use in our virtual desktop environment, Apporto (available to all Allegheny community members).

Read Microsoft’s announcement here.

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 5/6

Posted on May 1, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Items to be included in the notice of the May 9 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, May 6.

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 items on the agenda, please contact Margaret Nelson or Ken Pinnow, faculty moderator.

Casey’s Ice Cream Social Today 5/1

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

You did it, students! More than 150 students made a donation on Gator Give Day- so everyone gets ice cream! Stop by the Gator Quad today (May 1) from 12-2 pm for Casey’s Ice Cream!

Therapy Dogs 5/1

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Paws Hand Delivered will provide therapy dogs to the campus for Study Day! The therapy dogs and their handlers will be located in the Campus Center 301/302 on Wednesday May 1, from 12:00 to 5:30 pm.

Take a study break, relax, and have some good self-care time with furry friends! Contact wellness@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Faculty Recital: Wei En Chan, countertenor 5/3

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Come enjoy a delightful evening of popular 17th-century arias composed by Handel and Vivaldi, performed by music faculty members Wei En Chan and Kevin Dill on May 3 at 7:30 pm in Ford Memorial Chapel. Free admission!

Wei En Chan is a countertenor from Singapore whose singing is lauded for its “time-stopping” beauty and technical finesse. He leads an active career in Asia and North America performing lead roles in the works of Bach and Handel. Highlights include the title role in Handel’s Oreste with the 2019 Singapore International Festival of Arts, alto solos in Bach’s B minor mass & St. Matthew Passion with Bachfest Malaysia, Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina with The Opera People, Cupid in John Blow’s Venus & Adonis with the Cambridge Chamber Ensemble, and Orlofsky in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus with the Singapore Lyric Opera. Wei En also interpreted the role of Ircano in Chatham Baroque & Quantum Theatre’s ambitious 2022 revival of Broschi’s Idaspe to much acclaim.

Kevin Dill is Allegheny’s Instructor of Organ and College Organist. He serves as an accompanist for the college’s choral ensembles and has been the Music Director of the First Presbyterian Church of Meadville since 2006.

Wise Center Summer Hours Start 5/6

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Starting on Monday, May 6, the Wise Center will be open 7 AM-7 PM from Monday to Friday until Aug. 23. Regular hours resume Aug 24. Here is the live link for hours.

Students, Will You Be In NYC This Summer?

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny in New York City! For students residing or interning in or near NYC, it is important that you check your email this summer. Institutional Advancement will be sending out invitations for you to connect with alumni in the city.

If you are interning in NYC, please inform the Center for Career and Professional Development so we can ensure you receive these important invitations. Feel free to email career@allegheny.edu or inform a career coach of your plans.

Seeking Golf Cart Drivers For Reunion Weekend 5/31-6/1

Posted on April 30, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Alumni Office seeks volunteers to help transport alumni and guests around campus on golf carts during Reunion Weekend, May 31 to 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, click here. Please sign up for as many shifts as you are willing to work. Thank you!

Today 4/30: Rain Location of Reis Hall All-Campus Celebration, Schultz Banquet Hall

Posted on April 29, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Today’s celebration for the Allegheny community has been moved to Schultz Banquet Hall from noon to 1:15 pm. There will be a brief ceremony to officially begin the remodel of Reis Hall. Speakers will include President Cole, Provost Haddad, and VP for Advancement Matt Stinson.

Lunch will be provided free of charge. Food trucks will be located in Brooks Walk, and seating will be in Schultz Dining Hall.

Study Break Activities 4/30-5/1

Posted on April 29, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Student Life presents Study Break Activities!

  • Late Night Breakfast- Tuesday, April 30, in Brooks Circle at 10 pm
  • Study Break Takeaways- Wednesday, May 1, in the CC Lobby from 10 am-2 pm
  • Campfire Break- Wednesday, May 1, in the Murray Lawn Fire Pit from 7 pm-9 pm.

Labeling Deliveries

Posted on April 29, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of Physical Plant would like to ask anyone who is ordering items to be sure to have their name and address put on the delivery. We are getting multiple items delivered to the Physical Plant dock that have no names or department and have the address as 520 North Main Street.

Our bays and dock are getting full, and it takes a lot of time to try to figure out where things go. We appreciate everyone’s help with this. If you need to know your building’s address, please reach out to Pplant@alelgheny.edu or 814-332-5378, and we would be happy to help you.

Sustainable Move-Out: Donation Carts

Posted on April 29, 2024 | Filed under Archive

As you pack up and move out for the semester, please consider how to be most sustainable with items you no longer need or want. Can you donate or recycle that item in the collection locations placed in your residence hall?

  • DONATE: Donation carts will be placed in all residence halls (check your lounge, laundry room, or kitchenette) by mid-week. Please donate any items that are worthy of reuse, clean, dry, and undamaged. Items may include clothing, shoes, furniture, furnishings, bedding and linens, appliances, electronics, books, office supplies, kitchen items, housewares, athletic and sporting goods, music, games, and decorations. Please do not donate junk. Do not donate items you wouldn’t offer a friend – if it’s damaged, ripped, stained, not functioning, just plain worn out, or perishable.
  • RECYCLE: Move-out is no exception to the rule that Allegheny always recycles plastic (#1 & 2), metal, cardboard, and paper. Recycle these items in any waste collection location in the labeled recycling bin.
  • ELECTRONICS: You can donate working appliances and electronics (clear all personal data first) or you can recycle damaged items in the electronics waste collection cage in the back of the Campus Center lobby.

Got questions? Contact sustainability@allegheny.edu.

May Gator Gathering 5/3

Posted on April 28, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join your colleagues in the Tippie Alumni Center on Friday, May 3, from 4 – 5 pm for the May Gator Gathering. Celebrate spring, sunshine, and say hello as you enjoy drinks and appetizers. See you all there!

2024-2025 FAFSA Available

Posted on April 25, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Now is the time to get your 2024-2025 FAFSA done for your next academic year. Scholarships and financial aid are still available! FAFSA is completed each year to determine federal, state, and need-based funding.

FAFSA help is available! Visit our website, contact the Financial Aid Office at fao@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-2701, or stop in person at 454 House Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.

SENIORS: Student Caps and Gowns

Posted on April 25, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The student caps and gowns for Commencement have arrived and are ready for purchase. Come by the Campus Store to pick your size and try them on. The set is $50.

Game Room Closing for Summer – 4/30

Posted on April 25, 2024 | Filed under Archive

As we approach the end of the semester the Game Room will be closing its doors for a summer refresh! The Game Room will be closed starting Tuesday, April 30.

It will remain open through this weekend with its normal hours (12 pm – 12 am).

Updates will go out closer to the fall semester on when the space will reopen. We want to wish everyone a safe and relaxing summer!

Come Study with QPOC! 5/1

Posted on April 25, 2024 | Filed under Archive

QPOC will be hosting a study space with lofi and snacks for those looking for productive community space during Study Day, May 1. Join us in Room 206 of the Campus Center as we prep for finals together. All are welcome!

Egg Detective Improv Show! 4/28

Posted on April 25, 2024 | Filed under Archive

On Sunday, April 28 at 6 PM, head to GFC to see Allegheny’s funniest improv troupe in their last show of the semester! Say farewell to three graduating eggs, as they go to the big omelette up state!

Civic Symphony Orchestra Concert 4/27

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Allegheny College Civic Symphony Orchestra for its Spring Concert on Saturday, April 27 at 3:15 pm in Shafer Auditorium.

This ensemble of students, faculty, and community members has spent the semester preparing a wonderful program, including works by traditional composers like Verdi and Sibelius, as well as a collection of songs from the Broadway show Hamilton. We hope to see you there!

Opera Scenes this Friday 4/26

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny Music Department will present Opera Scenes in Ford Chapel at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, April 26. 16 students present staged scenes in English, French, Italian and German from:

  • La Traviata
  • The Old Maid and the Thief
  • The Marriage of Figaro
  • Cosi fan Tutte
  • The Magic Flute
  • Flavio
  • Princess Ida
  • The Tales of Hoffmann
  • La Cenerentola
  • Martha
  • Lucia di Lammermoor
  • The Gondoliers

The performance is free and open to the public.

English Department Book Swap in Odd Fellows Lobby 5/1

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join the Allegheny English Department for a book swap in the Odd Fellows Lobby on Wednesday, May 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. Students and faculty are welcome to bring their used books and textbooks and browse for other books to take home. A light lunch will be provided.

Graduate Mail Information

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Graduates, your mail will be forwarded for 6 months. Mail will be forwarded to the address on file as of May 20, 2024. Should you change your address with Allegheny College after May 20, 2024, you will need to notify Post and Print at P2Xpost@allegheny.edu.

Update your address with any companies you regularly receive mail from. This includes but is not limited to bank, medical, and credit card statements, loan companies, subscriptions, Amazon, etc.

As a reminder, only USPS packages can be forwarded at no charge. Other carriers will require paid shipping and will require you to call and pay for shipping. No packages can be sent outside the USA. These packages will be returned to sender.

Non-Graduate Summer Mail

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

All student mail will be held over summer break. If you would like your mail forwarded during this time, you must provide the necessary information here.

Only mail from the USPS can be forwarded. Should you receive any other packages from other carriers you will need to contact Post and Print at P2Xpost@allegheny.edu for further assistance. We are unable to forward packages outside the United States.

Student Presentations at the Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Department of Psychology would like to acknowledge and congratulate the following students (and mentors) for the recent oral or poster presentations at the 51st Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference (WPUPC) at Mercyhurst University on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

  • Leah Ungashick (Prof Lauren Paulson)
  • Julia Williams (Prof Megan Bertholomey)
  • Jade Beebe (Prof Monali Chowdhury)
  • Hannah Hinterleiter (Prof Chris Normile)
  • Emily Eshleman (Prof Chris Normile)

WPUPC is dedicated to providing students with opportunities to present research in a supportive, academic environment. This conference allows students to grow as individuals, students, and psychologists while regional institutions maintain strong academic relations.

WIBE Board Applications Are Open

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

We are a club dedicated to promoting equality and fostering career development. If you’re interested in joining our board, it offers an excellent opportunity to enhance your resume while becoming part of a supportive community.

Together, we navigate and enrich our college experiences, empowering each other along the way. Apply now! 

Board Members Needed

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Are you seeking a supportive community that shares your values? Do you envision yourself organizing impactful events, advocating for your community, and playing a part in the upcoming 2024 Presidential Election?

Join us in shaping the future by becoming a board member of the Allegheny College Democrats. Together, we’ll make a difference, drive change, and amplify our voices for a better tomorrow. Apply here.

Game Room Craft Corner: Suncatchers 4/26-4/28

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join us in the Game Room this Friday, April 26 for the last craft of the semester! From noon to midnight, while supplies last. Decorate a suncatcher for your window and celebrate summer break soon!

QPOC Board Game Night 4/26

Posted on April 24, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Need a break from prepping for finals?

Come join us in GFC for a Board Game Night and open tab from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 26!

Open Tab At Grounds for Change, TODAY 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of the President will host an open tab on Wednesday, April 24, at Grounds for Change from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the campus. Enjoy!

Gaza on the brink of famine: An interdisciplinary panel 4/24- TODAY

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join us today – Wednesday, April 24 from 12:20-1:20 pm in Quigley 101 for a discussion of the current humanitarian situation in Gaza, with particular emphasis on food and nutrition.

This discussion will feature panelists from several different academic disciplines:

  • Adrienne Krone (ESS, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies)
  • Reem Hilal (World Languages and Cultures)
  • Amelia Finaret (GHS)
  • Moderator: Professor Shanna Kirschner (Political Science)

The panelists will analyze aspects of the current humanitarian situation from multiple disciplinary lenses, with the hope of providing information and opening up a space for the community to discuss.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Political Participation.

Hollywood Producer Lloyd Segan Visits This Thursday 4/25

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College alumnus Lloyd Segan ’80, producer of The Boondock Saints, All Saints Day, Blown Away, The Bachelor, and Private Eyes (recipient of the CSA’s Golden Screen Award for Canada’s Most Watched Series), will talk about his journey from Allegheny College to Hollywood and why a liberal arts education matters.

He is looking forward to answering your questions at an informal session on April 25, at 11 am in Vukovich 111.

He looks forward to meeting Gators from all disciplines. Questions? Email Prof. Sinha Roy at iroy@allegheny.edu.

Summer Housing Application For Student Employees

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

As we head toward the end of the semester, the Summer Housing Application is now live. Summer housing is geared towards students engaged in summer research, grant-funded internships, or summer student employment. Applications are due May 5, 2024 at 11:59 PM. Summer housing is subject to approval.

Summer housing will be in Allegheny Commons and College Court at $60/day for a room and meal plan. Summer housing formally runs from May 19 to July 28. Students whose research begins on May 20 and students who begin summer employment at Allegheny College as soon as graduation is over may stay on campus after May 13.

Dining will take place at McKinley’s dining hall. Students will receive 19 meal swipes and $20 in munch money per week. For hours of operation, please visit the Summer Housing and Food page on the Financial Services website.

Limited need-based assistance may be available through the Gator Success Grant program.

If you have any questions, please contact Residence Life at reslife@allegheny.edu.

Call For Agenda Items for All-Staff Meeting 4/26

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The next All-Staff Meeting for non-instructional employees will be held Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. A link to join will be sent later in the week. Submit your shoutouts, presentations, and announcements by EOD Wednesday here.

Please note: in addition to submitting your announcements for the meeting, you should also continue to share announcements, deadlines, and event information via MyAllegheny here.

WCRC Spring Newsletter

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Watershed Conservation Research Center (WCRC) has recently put out their spring newsletter. Check it out here to see what we have been up to, and read about our exciting summer plans!

Gator Express Update

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

We are coming to the end of the semester, so Gator Express will be available until Monday, April 29. That will be the last day of service until the f all semester. We will resume hours sometime in late August. Have a great summer!

UPDATED: Student Presentations at Sigma Xi Conference

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of URSCA would like to acknowledge and congratulate the following students (and mentors) for the recent oral or poster presentations at the 32nd Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference through Sigma Xi and Penn State Behrend:

  • Blake Neiderlander, Saiananya Yendluri, and Sydney Thompson (Prof. Kadmiel)
  • Dawit Kahesay (Prof. Humphreys)
  • Sofia Maass (Profs. Venesky and Pearce)
  • Josephine Reiter and Anthony DeMarkco (Mark Kirk, WCRC)
  • Noel Ouellette (Prof. Whitenack)
  • Jah’Farri Brown, Hassan Javed, Katherine Perez, and Bintou Fofana (Prof. Sinha Roy)
  • Binderiya Batsaikhan (Prof. Onyeiwu)
  • Tommy Johnson, Thia Ferderbar, Alyssa Klim, Libby Babcock, Jacqueline Digiacomo, and Deborah Nalesnik (Prof. Bowden)

The Office of URSCA would also like to give a special congratulations to the following students for placing 1st or 2nd in their respective sessions: Sofia Maass (1st place), Blake Neiderlander (1st place), Binderiya Batsaikhan (1st place), Bintou Fofana (2nd place), and Saiananya Yendluri (2nd place).

Clothing Swap 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Students for Environmental Action is holding a clothing swap. Bring your clean, unwanted clothes that are in good condition and look through the items we have. Any clothes on the tables in the CC Lobby on April 24 are free to take. Any remaining clothes after the swap will be donated to a local charity.

The Honor Code Has Passed!

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The revised Honor Code has been passed by the student body. 504 students voted and 492 or 97.6% voted in favor of the Honor Code. The next referendum will take place in the Spring of 2027. You may read the revised Honor Code here.

This will go into effect for new cases starting with the Fall 2024 semester. Many thanks are due to all the members of the Honor Committee from the past three years, but especially chairs Gannon McDonough, ‘22, Reagan Myers, ‘23, and Rachael Lutz, ‘24.

AOC & IDEAS Center Hike! 4/27

Posted on April 23, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Spring has sprung, so join the Outing Club and the IDEAS Center for a nice hike at the Asbury Woods Trail on Saturday afternoon from 1-4 pm to enjoy all of the budding foliage and celebrate Earth Week. Sign up through this link!

The Zingale Big Idea Competition Starts This Week! 4/26

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Zingale Big Idea Competition starts this Friday beginning at 9:30 am at the Campus Center. This year 38 students across 21 teams from six colleges – Allegheny College, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, Grove City College, Geneva College and Westminster College – will compete for $30,000 in prize money!

Exciting news for 2024! The contest finals are set to happen at the Allegheny Lab for Innovation & Creativity (ALIC@Bessemer). This unique space, a blend of business incubator, training site, classroom, and research lab, aims to inspire Zingale participants while promoting regional innovation and economic growth.

You can go! Have you every wondered what it’s like to compete? Maybe you’d like to know what kinds of businesses the students are proposing — if yes, come to the Campus Center on Friday, April 26, rooms 301,302, and 303 from 9:30 am until 2:30 pm to observe the competition.

About the competition: The Zingale Big Idea Competition focuses on seed-level new business ideas. This contest emulates the experiences seen on the popular CNBC broadcast, Shark Tank, but with a heart. Unlike Shark Tank, the Zingale Big Idea distinguished panel of judges do more than evaluate business models – they offer constructive feedback, coaching and encouragement. Learn more here

Student Presentations at Sigma Xi Conference

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Office of URSCA would like to acknowledge and congratulate the following students (and mentors) for the recent oral or poster presentations at the 32nd Undergraduate Student Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference through Sigma Xi and Penn State Behrend:

  • Blake Neiderlander, Saiananya Yendluri, and Sydney Thompson (Prof. Kadmiel)
  • Dawit Kahesay (Prof. Humphreys)
  • Sofia Maass (Profs. Venesky and Pearce)
  • Josephine Reiter and Anthony DeMarkco (Mark Kirk, WCRC)
  • Noel Ouellette (Prof. Whitenack)
  • Jah’Farri Brown, Hassan Javed, and Bintou Fofana (Prof. Sinha Roy)
  • Binderiya Batsaikhan (Prof. Onyeiwu)
  • Tommy Johnson, Thia Ferderbar, Alyssa Klim, Libby Babcock, Jacqueline Digiacomo, and Deborah Nalesnik (Prof. Bowden)

The Office of URSCA would also like to give a special congratulations to the following students for placing 1st or 2nd in their respective sessions: Sofia Maass (1st place), Blake Neiderlander (1st place), Binderiya Batsaikhan (1st place), Bintou Fofana (2nd place), and Saiananya Yendluri (2nd place).

Election Day Shuttle Buses 4/23

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny is providing transportation to your respective polling location. From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., there will be buses picking students up and dropping them off on Brooks Walk. This shuttle bus to the polls is sponsored by the Center for Political Participation and the Andrew Goodman Foundation.

Second-Year Task Force Interest Form

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Attention current first and second-year students!

Second-Year Class Dean Amy Stearns will be assembling a second-year task force which will work together next fall and spring to identify and address areas of improvement for the second-year experience at Allegheny in response to recently collected survey data.

The group will be composed of second- and third-year students and will meet most Fridays for one hour at lunchtime. Additional outside work up to an hour a week will be required at times.

Meetings will be augmented by training sessions with Allegheny alumni, faculty, and/or staff, adding a professional development component to the experience. If you are interested in being part of the Second-Year Task Force, please submit this form.

If you are interested and have questions, please email Amy at astearns@allegheny.edu.

Senior Week Tickets On Sale Until 4/29

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Now is your chance to purchase your Senior Week 2024 tickets online starting today! Ticket sales will end on April 29 at 5 pm; so don’t wait to go online to the link below, complete the online form, and purchase your ticket for just $15.

Each graduating Senior is permitted to buy only one ticket and guests are not permitted at Senior Week events. Only Seniors participating in the Commencement Ceremony on May 11 are permitted to buy a ticket for Senior Week.

You must pay upon completion of this form. If you do not pay, your registration is not complete or confirmed.

Senior Week 2024 events include:

  • Tuesday, May 7 – Late Night Dinner at McKinley’s at 9 pm
  • Tuesday, May 7 – Bar Crawl: Join your fellow classmates from 10pm-1am for a bus loop around Meadville sampling specials at each local bar. Bus pick up and drop off on Highland Ave behind the Campus Center.
  • Wednesday, May 8 – Senior BBQ- 1 pm-3 pm at the Robertson Athletic Pavilion. Enjoy some tasty BBQ and toast the Class of 2024 farewell.
  • Wednesday, May 8 – Taste of Meadville Block Party & Wellness Fire from 6-9 pm. Come taste all your favorite Meadville foods one last time, music, vendors from local restaurants on the Gator Quad and NV Quad. Bring copies of your COMP to release in the Wellness Fire.
  • Thursday, May 9 -Senior Grad Ball: A fun night with wonderful food, drinks and dancing starting at 8 pm at the Meadville Country Club and a two drink max cash bar. Enjoy the rest of the night by dancing! Event runs 8 pm-10 pm. Bus pick up and drop off is on Highland Ave behind the Campus Center.
  • Friday, May 10 – GFC Farewell Brunch from 11 am-1 pm in Grounds for Change. Grab some coffee, juice, bagels and pastries from GFC as we prepare to say farewell for now.
  • Friday, May 10- Seniors Farewell Walk of Campus at 8:30 pm. Meet at Senior Circle and take one last walk of campus with surprises along the way as a Class.

For more information, contact Senior Class Dean Dr. Jonathon May at jmay@allegheny.edu or the Class of 2024 Officers at asg@allegheny.edu.

Summer Housing Application For Student Employees

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

As we head toward the end of the semester, the Summer Housing Application is now live. Summer housing is geared towards students engaged in summer research, grant-funded internships, or summer student employment. Applications are due May 5, 2024 at 11:59 PM. Summer housing is subject to approval.

Summer housing will be in Allegheny Commons and College Court at $60/day for a room and meal plan. Summer housing formally runs from May 19 to July 28. Students whose research begins on May 20 and students who begin summer employment at Allegheny College as soon as graduation is over may stay on campus after May 13.

Dining will take place at McKinley’s dining hall. Students will receive 19 meal swipes and $20 in munch money per week. For hours of operation, please visit the Summer Housing and Food page on the Financial Services website.

Limited need-based assistance may be available through the Gator Success Grant program.

If you have any questions, please contact Residence Life at reslife@allegheny.edu.

Therapy Dogs 4/23

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Paws Hand Delivered will provide therapy dogs to the campus! The therapy dogs and their handlers will be located in the Brooks Blue Lounge on Tuesday, April 23, from 5 to 6:30 pm. De-stress, relax, and have some good self-care time with furry friends! Contact wellness@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Chill Out Before Finals 4/23

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Calling all First-Year Students! As the semester comes to a close, the NaviGator Peer Mentors invite you to come “Chill Out Before Finals” with FREE Casey’s ice cream and lawn games! Stop by the Gator Quad (CC lobby rain location) from 12:30-2 pm today on April 23 to relax before finals.

It’s a great time to stop by the Ask a Dean table, say hey to our Wellness Case Manager, and get some personalized study tips for finals. The first 20 students of the Class of 2027 will receive a stress toy.

What’s a NaviGator? NaviGator Peer Mentors are here to help students navigate life at Allegheny College, from help with finding resources on campus to implementing better study skills and time management techniques.

Taste of Africa 4/27

Posted on April 22, 2024 | Filed under Archive

This event is a way to share African, Caribbean, and Hispanic culture/food with the Allegheny Community. It will be held on April 27, at 6 pm in Schultz Banquet Hall.

Gaza on the brink of famine: An interdisciplinary panel 4/24

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join us Wednesday, April 24 from 12:20-1:20 pm in Quigley 101 for a discussion of the current humanitarian situation in Gaza, with particular emphasis on food and nutrition.

This discussion will feature panelists from several different academic disciplines:

  • Adrienne Krone (ESS, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies)
  • Reem Hilal (World Languages and Cultures)
  • Amelia Finaret (GHS)

Moderator: Professor Shanna Kirschner (Political Science)

The panelists will analyze aspects of the current humanitarian situation from multiple disciplinary lenses, with the hope of providing information and opening up a space for the community to discuss.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Political Participation.

Call for Submissions: New Journal of Academic Writing

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Continuing students are invited to submit papers of no more than 8,000 words to be considered for publication in Allegheny’s new (and yet unnamed!) academic writing journal.

Authors whose work is selected for publication will be partnered with student editors in the Fall 2024 Editing and Publishing course.

Please direct any questions to Professor Alexis Hart at ahart@allegheny.edu. The deadline for submissions is June 3, 2024.

Commencement Child Care, Register By 5/1

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Child Care for Commencement will be provided at the Meadville Children’s Center in the Odd Fellows Building from 12:30 to 5:30 pm on May 11.

Child Care staff will ask you to fill out an emergency form when you drop off your child(ren). There is no cost for this service, but all children must be registered by Wednesday, May 1.

The registration form can be found here.

Summer Internship Housing Support in D.C., Erie, and NYC!

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Gators, have you secured a summer internship in D.C., Erie, or NYC? The Career Center is proud to have connections, through local universities and housing services, that provide students with reliable residential living, some even including free public transportation passes.

Additionally, students can apply to our internship funding program through Handshake which provides funds to offset the cost of housing, meals, and transportation – the deadline is May 1.

Please email Autumn Parker <aparker> to schedule an appointment to discuss housing options and/or the internship funding application.

Earth Day Celebration & Smoothie Bike 4/22, 4-6 pm in GFC

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Join ASG Sustainability, Allegheny College Bike Share, and other campus “green” clubs to celebrate Earth Week in GFC with free smoothies made using Bike Share’s pedal-powered blender bike.

There will also be an open tab and space for activities and conversation at 4 pm. Happy Earth Day, and look out for more Earth Week events!

GFC Open Tab, Women in Business and Economics 4/23

Posted on April 21, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Grab a cup of FREE coffee on us (Women in Business and Economics) and get to know better what our club is all about on APril 23 at 5 pm. We’ll be giving away free pins discussing open board positions and more. Don’t miss out on this chance to caffeinate your mind and fuel your ambition!

Choir Concert 4/20

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Choirs will present their spring concert on Saturday, April 20, at 3:15 pm in Shafer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Allegheny College Choir, Soprano-Alto Chorale, and Tenor-Bass Ensemble will each perform several works in a variety of musical styles from composers Casals, Krenek, Schubert, Parker, Luvaas, and more.

Before closing, the three choirs will join together as one collective choir of students and community members to sing their final pieces, “O Love” by Elaine Hagenberg and “Nda Wana” by Micheal Barrett.

The concert will feature numerous student soloists in vocal and percussion roles. The ensembles will be conducted by Prof. James Niblock, and Kevin Dill will accompany them on piano. Prof. Michael Dolan will join as a guest conductor.

Dance Minors Concert! 4/27

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

The Dance and Movement Studies department is putting on its annual Dance Minors Concert! This show features a variety of pieces created and performed by students.

The performance is free to attend and will be on Saturday, April 27 at 6 pm in Montgomery Performance Space. Come see some of the hard work these people have done this year!

Chill Out Before Finals 4/23

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Calling all First-Year Students! As the semester comes to a close, the NaviGator Peer Mentors invite you to come “Chill Out Before Finals” with FREE Casey’s ice cream and lawn games! The first 20 students of the Class of 2027 will receive a stress toy.

Stop by the Gator Quad (CC lobby rain location) from 12:30-2 pm on Tuesday, April 23, to relax before finals. It’s a great time to stop by the Ask a Dean table, say hey to our Wellness Case Manager, and get some personalized study tips for finals.

What’s a NaviGator? NaviGator Peer Mentors are here to help students navigate life at Allegheny College, from help with finding resources on campus to implementing better study skills and time management techniques.

Election Day Shuttle Buses

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny is providing transportation to your respective polling location. From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be buses picking students up and dropping them off on Brooks Walk.

This shuttle bus to the polls is sponsored by the Center for Political Participation and the Andrew Goodman Foundation.

Clothing Swap Collection Boxes 4/24

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Collection boxes are located in GFC, Carr Hall, and the Campus Center Lobby for a clothing swap held by Students for Environmental Action on Wednesday, April 24.

Drop off any clean, unwanted clothes that are in good condition and they will be used for the clothing swap.

Game Room Craft Corner: Pouch Decorating! 4/19-4/21

Posted on April 18, 2024 | Filed under Archive

This week’s craft is Pouch Decorating, starting this Friday, April 19 at noon in the Game Room through the weekend, while supplies last. Decorate a pouch for your pencil, makeup, what have you!

Today is the 10th Annual Gator Give Day: 4/18

Posted on April 17, 2024 | Filed under Archive

Today, April 18, is the 10th Annual Gator Give Day! Students, be sure to join us in the Campus Center Lobby from 11 am to 2 pm for snacks, giveaways, and fun! There will be t-shirts, chocolate-covered pretzels, and an opportunity to support Allegheny.

If we hit our goal of 150 students making a donation of ANY size, a member of the Board of Trustees will sponsor a Casey’s ice cream social on campus on Study Day (May 1) for ALL students. Not to mention that your participation has the potential to help unlock a $1 MILLION DOLLAR challenge for Allegheny.

Also, keep an eye on Allegheny social for fun videos throughout the day! Thank you to all who plan to participate and to our excellent volunteers. Please join us, and let’s celebrate together!