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Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 2/21

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, February 21, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Study Away Applications Due: 2/20

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Applications for study away for the fall 2018 semester are due Tuesday, February 20, to the International Education Office. The application is available at this link. If you have any questions, please contact Lucinda Morgan (Lmorgan@allegheny.edu).

Counselor/Therapist Candidate-Jill Lamar: 2/20

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Counseling & Personal Development Center in welcoming Ms. Jill Lamar, candidate for the counselor/therapist position. Ms. Lamar, will be on campus Tuesday, February 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. You are invited to join the Search Committee in evaluating the candidate during the following times: Read more…

Lament–a Path to Jubilee: 2/20

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny Christian Outreach welcomes speaker Michael Thornhill, the CCO assistant director of Cross-Cultural Ministry. If Jubilee is a taste of the beautiful, multi-ethnic Kingdom of God, then recognizing and mourning racial inequality, division, and brokenness is part of getting there. Join us Tuesday, February 20, at 8:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel for a conversation on lament and hope.

Foreign Language Mingle Night: 2/20

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Phi Sigma Iota, the foreign language honor society, announces our Foreign Language Mingle Night, which will be held at Grounds For Change on Tuesday, February 20, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Come share your language experiences and enjoy free drinks.

McKinley’s Chinese New Year Celebration: 2/20

Posted on February 19, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join us in McKinley’s Tuesday, February 20, for a special Chinese menu station to celebrate the Year of the Dog. We will be serving Crispy General Tso’s Chicken, Asian BBQ pork, veggie lo mein, rice, stir-fry vegetables, crab rangoon, and doughnuts. We will be serving off the Pastabilities station lunch and dinner so Pastabilities menu will not be served this day. It’s $5 for a sample plate. Ala carte pricing will be posted at the station Tuesday.

Necklace Found Near Arter

Posted on February 15, 2018 | Filed under Archive

A lost necklace was found on the walkway near Arter/Quigley Hall. Stop by Arter 103 to describe this lost jewelry and claim it. Hoping to return it to its owner.

Zingale Big Idea Competition Workshop No 1: 2/20

Posted on February 14, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Are you interested in participating in the 11th annual Zingale Big Idea Competition to be held on April 26-28? There is $10,000 in prize money up for grabs again this year. Entrepreneur in Residence Chris Allison will be hosting three workshops to help students prepare for this event. The first planning workshop is Tuesday, February 20, in Quigley Auditorium from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Email Sarah Holt @ sholt@allegheny.edu by February 19 if you want to attend. All majors are welcome. Categories for this year’s competition include For-Profit Business, Social Venture, Research Project, and Community Engagement Initiative.

Chinese New Year Celebration: 2/16

Posted on February 14, 2018 | Filed under Archive

There will be a celebration for the Chinese New Year which will include prizes, games, and food at 5 p.m. Friday, February 16, in Campus Center 206.

Game Room: Adult Coloring Books

Posted on February 14, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room on Friday, February 16, and Saturday, February 17, for the calming benefit and creative expression of adult coloring books. Create a colorful keepsake for yourself while enjoying the meditative benefit of the activity. Supplies will be available noon to midnight each day.

Open SACIC Meeting for Faculty & Staff–Future EL Plans: 2/14

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Faculty and staff are invited to the SACIC (Study Away and Campus Internationalization Committee) open meeting on Wednesday, February 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Collaboratory to discuss EL seminars. Previous EL directors, anyone interested in proposing an EL seminar, and those wanting to learn more about designing an EL are welcome to attend. Discussion might include reflection on strengths and weaknesses of previous ELs, the feasibility of proposals to new destinations, and ideas for proposals that diverge from the current models. Please email Lucinda Morgan (Lmorgan@allegheny.edu) or Eric Palmer (epalmer@allegheny.edu) with questions about the open meeting or to receive an EL proposal packet.

What is Privilege?: 2/18

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Positive Deviance and Sustained Dialogue as we partner to hold a dialogue about privilege and oppression, and how it impacts life and learning in our Allegheny Community. This event is being held to allow people in our community to share their experiences related to privilege and oppression and talk about ways to transform differences into strong relationships and increase empathy in our community. The privilege walk will happen Sunday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby, and a dialogue will follow directly after. Participants can join in on this one-time dialogue or continue the discussion by signing up for a seven-week sustained dialogue. The more voices we have, the better. All are encouraged to participate. Please sign up with this link. Email Megan Arnold (arnoldm@allegheny.edu) or Maura McCampbell (mccampbellm@allegheny.edu) if you have any questions.

FAFSA Priority Deadline: 2/15

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Now is the time to complete your financial aid application for the 2018-2019 academic year. Allegheny’s deadline is February 15, 2018 for completing the renewal FAFSA which can be done online. Please be sure sure both student and parent have a valid FSA ID prior to starting the renewal application. Remember, filing the FAFSA and submitting the requested verification documents late may result in reduced financial aid eligibility. Please note: Prior-Prior Year (PPY) – Students and parents (as appropriate) will report income information from their 2016 tax year. This makes the FAFSA easier to complete because you’ll already have done your 2016 taxes. You can automatically import your tax information directly onto your FAFSA using the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT). If you have any questions updating your FAFSA, please contact the Financial Aid Office at (800) 835-7780.

Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Masters Programs Information Session and Q&A Session: 2/15

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Megan S. Begert from Syracuse University will be discussing the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs on Thursday, February 15, from noon to 1 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302. She will also be hosting a Q&A Session from 2 to 3 p.m. These are great programs for students studying political science, international relations, and the social sciences who may be interested in global and domestic professional careers in foreign service, nonprofit leadership, or the federal government. The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is home to The Department of Public Administration and International Affairs which offers strong master’s degree programs in public administration and international relations. See all Departments and Programs Available in The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and use these Career Field Guides to help plan your career paths.

Free Shuttles to International Film Festival Tonight: 2/14

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

All aboard the IFF Express at the intersection of North Main Street and Brooks Walk tonight at 6:10 or 6:30 p.m. The shuttle vans will provide free round-trip transport to The Movies at Meadville for tonight’s Chinese film “Coming Home,” which screens at 7 p.m. View/download the festival poster with complete information on tonight’s offering and the full series here. All films are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages.

Queer People of Color (QPOC) Lunch: 2/15

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join Queer People of Color (QPOC) for our bi-weekly lunch meeting on Thursday, February 15, at 12:20 p.m. in the IDEAS Center. We discuss a range of topics and provide support for one another. Hope to see you there.

Valentine’s Day Sweets and Treats: 2/14

Posted on February 13, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room Wednesday, February 14, for the festive atmosphere of Valentine’s Day. Register to win a jar of Hershey’s Hugs & Kisses, by guessing (or strategically calculating) the quantity. Select a glittery heart for yourself and a sweet treat. A craft table will be available to make your own Valentines. The activities will be available noon to midnight, while supplies last.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 2/14

Posted on February 12, 2018 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, February 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Shrove Tuesday: 2/13

Posted on February 12, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Bring your friends and join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, in Schultz Banquet Hall as we celebrate Shrove Tuesday with free pancakes and toppings, magic, music, a Mardi Gras Photo Booth, and more. There will also be chances to win a $20 Market House gift card and Vocelli’s gift certificates.

What Is the Heart of Christianity?: 2/13

Posted on February 12, 2018 | Filed under Archive

What is Christianity about, anyway? Join us at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, in Ford Chapel as Allegheny Christian Outreach explores the basics. ACO advisor Mollie Little will be speaking, as we examine the Bible together. All are welcome.

2018 Allegheny International Film Festival Week 3 — “Coming Home” (Chinese): 2/14

Posted on February 11, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The 2018 Allegheny International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, continues on Wednesday, February 14, with “Coming Home” from China. Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband’s return. A stranger alone in the heart of his broken family, Lu Yanshi determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken his wife’s memory.

Showtime is 7 p.m. at The Movies at Meadville, 11155 Highline Drive, Meadville PA 16335. All films are free and open to the public. Free round-trip shuttle service is provided for the Allegheny community, departing North Main Street at Brooks Walk at 6:10 and 6:30 p.m. For information on the entire series, please view the festival poster here.

Diversity & Inclusion Professional Development Event: 2/9–10

Posted on February 8, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny College will host a “Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Day” on Friday, February 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, February 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Tippie Alumni Center. This event is being planned in collaboration with the IDEAS Center, Alumni Affairs, Career Education and Student Diversity Organizations. On-site registration is available.

This program is strategically designed to support historically and systemically underrepresented students (students of color, first-generation, LGBTQ, etc.) by providing opportunities to build important alumni networks. It is our hope that these important networks can possibly lead to mentoring, internships, shadowing experiences, and possible employment in the future. Most importantly, we hope students will learn about different career paths and hear how alumni have dealt with career challenges, failures, unexpected changes, and achieved success.

Ash Wednesday Service: 2/14

Posted on February 8, 2018 | Filed under Archive

This year’s Ash Wednesday service is February 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel, led by Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell and Deacon Ed Horneman, Newman Advisor. The service includes marking with ashes, a sign of humility and penance as the Lenten season begins, and the homily “A Love Story.”

Mardi Gras Mask Making: 2/11–15

Posted on February 8, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room’s Craft Corner activity for the coming week is Mardi Gras Mask Making. The craft begins Sunday, February 11, at noon and continues through midnight on Thursday, February 15. Instructions and supplies will be provided to create your own feathery mask from scratch! Stop by to connect with friends and design together.

Valentine’s Day Cookie Orders

Posted on February 8, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Looking for a gift for someone special this Valentine’s Day? Get them a giant heart-shaped chocolate chip cookie from Brooks! All cookies are customizable and can be purchased with Munch Money or Gator Cash, making it the perfect gift for everybody. Order yours here.

Maximum Overdrive — The Meme Issue: 2/9

Posted on February 7, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Come join Overkill for a night of absurdism, deconstruction of norms, the meta and shareable media (that’s our “literary” way of saying memes). We’ll be in GFC at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, and we want you to come and submit your best, worst, and most beautiful creations. We will be putting together a mini issue called “Underkill: Maximum Overdrive” with everyone’s submissions! Art, writing, and whatever else you can think of are welcome!

Sign Up for Bystander Programming: 2/16

Posted on February 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Bystander programming, using the nationally acclaimed model “Bringing in the Bystander,” will be offered on campus on February 16 at noon. “Bringing in the Bystander” teaches participants how to safely intervene in instances where sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking may be occurring or where there may be risk that it will occur. The program is also applicable more widely in that it will help community members actively confront and challenge all forms of harassment and discrimination. Facilitated by Women’s Services, Inc., this training session will be offered on Friday, February 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. To register, or for more information, please contact Gilly Ford, Title IX coordinator, at gford@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-3085.

Welcome, New Employees

Posted on February 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny would like to welcome six new employees who have joined the College recently: Nicole Gross-Camp in Environmental Science, Steven Dreistadt in Public Safety, Stacy Lee Gerber in Student Leadership and Involvement, and Valerie Lohr, Mitchell Czerniak and Christian Hamilton in Athletics and Recreation.

Agents of Change Keynote Address: 2/17

Posted on February 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

On February 17, Allegheny is hosting the Agents of Change Conference. This year’s theme is “Love in Action.” All those who participate in service are encouraged to attend the talk by keynote speaker Fred Williams. The keynote address will take place in Quigley Auditorium at 9 a.m. If you would like to participate in the entire conference, contact Charmaine Wilson, cwilson@allegheny.edu, for further details.

Free Shuttles to International Film Festival Tonight: 2/7

Posted on February 6, 2018 | Filed under Archive

All aboard the IFF Express at the intersection of North Main Street and Brooks Walk tonight at 6:10 or 6:30 p.m. The shuttle vans will provide free round-trip transport to The Movies at Meadville for tonight’s Arabic film “In The Last Days of the City,” which screens at 7 p.m. View/download the festival poster with complete information on tonight’s offering and the full series here. All films are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by your Department of Modern & Classical Languages.

Service Saturday: 2/10

Posted on February 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Service Saturday will be held February 10. This experience provides an opportunity to learn about and give back to the Meadville community with your peers. No experience necessary. Join us at 8:30 a.m. in the Pelletier Library. A light breakfast will be provided. Sign up here. For more information, please contact Corey Razevich at crazevich@allegheny.edu.

Join the Allegheny Overnight Ambassador Team

Posted on February 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Do you like free Allegheny gear? Are you looking for leadership experiences for your resume? Are you interested in becoming an Allegheny Ambassador? Do you want to host a prospective student overnight? The Allegheny Ambassador program is a student volunteer organization dedicated to giving prospective students an inside look at the Allegheny experience. You can play a critical role in building future classes at Allegheny! Fill out this form if you are interested. We would love to have you on board as an ambassador. If you have any questions about this organization, do not hesitate to contact us at overnite@allegheny.edu.

Reminder–Writing Consultant Applications Due Monday: 2/12

Posted on February 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Learning Commons seeks applications from students interested in joining the writing consultant staff. Consultants work with their peers on specific assignments as well as general writing concerns, and thus develop hands-on teaching experience. Most importantly, consultants help empower others to discover their greatest potential as writers. We encourage applications from all majors and those who are still undeclared. We also encourage speakers of languages other than English to apply. Required qualifications include an open mind, a willingness to learn, and an interest in helping others become stronger, more confident writers; a solid academic record, strong interpersonal skills, and a sense of humor are advantageous. To apply, please complete the application form and submit a brief personal statement along with a writing sample to Professor Hart at ahart@allegheny.edu. The deadline for applications is Monday, February 12.

ASA Dance and Modeling Tryout: 2/11

Posted on February 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

There will be a dance and modeling tryout at 11 a.m. Sunday, February 11, in the Wise Center Dance Studio held by the African Student Association. ASA is established to foster and enhance the intellectual and socio-cultural development of its members through educational and socio-cultural activities. The association intends to achieve these goals through a positive and healthy interaction amongst its members as well as with other individuals and organizations. Anyone can join; you do not have to be African or African American.

“Baby Driver” Film Screening: 2/9

Posted on February 5, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Join the members of Lambda Pi Eta and Allegheny Film and Television to watch “Baby Driver” (2017) on the big screen at 7 p.m. Friday, February 9, in Vukovich Screening Room 111.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 2/5

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Monday, February 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Student Survey

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Please complete the Student Integration, Persistence & Satisfaction Survey (SIPS). On Tuesday, February 6, you will receive an e-mail from President Mullen asking you to participate in this important study. The e-mail will contain a link to the online questionnaire, which should take about 20 minutes to complete. The SIPS helps colleges understand their students’ experiences. It asks the questions that matter, for example, do you interact with faculty outside of classes; are your courses expanding your desire to learn; do you feel you made the right college choice?
As a token of Allegheny’s appreciation of their time, students who complete this spring’s SIPS will be sent a coupon good for a $3.50 purchase at the Wrecking Ball Café. For questions, please contact Director of Institutional Research Marian Sherwood, 206 Bentley Hall, 332-2983, marian.sherwood@allegheny.edu, or Allegheny’s Institutional Review Board, irb@allegheny.edu.

Playshop Theatre Auditions–“Detroit”: 2/9 & 2/10

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Auditions for “Detroit,” the Playshop’s final production this semester, will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 9, and noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, in Vukovich 107. Callbacks, by invitation only, are at 7:30 on Sunday, February 11. Production dates are April 12-15. All auditioners should read the play; copies are available at the Circulation Desk in Pelletier Library. The production will be directed by Mark Cosdon. Suburbia, USA. Neighbors, a stagnant economy, unemployment, addiction and a barbecue serve as kindling for this toxically flammable tragicomedy. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, blistering “Detroit” lays bare the American psyche.

International Film Festival Week 2—”In The Last Days of the City” (Arabic): 2/7

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The 2018 Allegheny International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, continues on Wednesday, February 7, with “In The Last Days of the City” from Egypt/Germany. Showtime is 7 p.m. at The Movies at Meadville, 11155 Highline Drive, Meadville PA 16335. All films are free and open to the public. Free round-trip shuttle service is provided for the Allegheny community, departing North Main Street at Brooks Walk at 6:10 and 6:30 p.m. Read more…

Get Lean Six Sigma With Free Pizza: 2/6

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

“Get Lean” Six Sigma is an interactive, hands-on demonstration with free pizza at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, February 6, in Quigley Auditorium. Why Six Sigma? Lean Six Sigma techniques are used in a variety of industries such as biotechnology, financial services, government and healthcare. College students exposed to Lean Six Sigma have a clear advantage over their peers when applying for internships and entry level jobs. Read more…

Athletes Needed: Youth Sports Mentoring Program Kick-Off Event: 2/10

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Youth Sports Mentoring Program is ready to kick off with its first event February 10, and we would love additional Allegheny athletes to come out for this event. Mentor and mentees who are part of this program will be gathering to do community service in Meadville as part of Service Saturday. We are hoping that in addition to the people in this program that there will be additional Allegheny athletes and Meadville athletes who will come out to be part of our Service Saturday team.To be a part of our team sign-up using this link. When the form asks you “Are you a part of an organization?” please check the Athletic Team box. This will allow us to get a sense of how many athletes are participating, and how many athlete teams we will have.

Up ‘Til Dawn Applications Sought

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Up ‘Til Dawn is looking for new members to join the Executive Board. If fundraising to help children with cancer and putting on one of the most exciting events on campus sounds like something you would be interested in, please apply for a position. Applications are due by February 14. To access the application, click here.

ASG General Assembly

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

ASG General Assembly takes place every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302. If you are unable to make it to meetings, they are now live-streamed through ASG’s Facebook Page.

Cooking Lessons at Brooks

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Are you interested in learning how to cook? Please click here to complete this short survey about cooking lessons from the Brooks staff.

Therapy Dogs Visit: 2/5

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Come and visit the Therapy Dogs on Monday, February 5, in the Reis Hall Rotunda from 4 to 5 p.m.

Allegheny Overwatch Team Forming: 2/7

Posted on February 4, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Do you play Overwatch? Join the team — aasual or /and competitive. All are welcome: email acoverwatchteam@gmail.com for more information. Also, stop by the informational meeting on Wednesday, February 7, at 8:30 p.m. in Campus Center 303.

Policy Proposal Competition Workshop: 2/7

Posted on February 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

The Law & Policy Program invites all students interested in participating in a national policy proposal competition (with a chance to win $500) to attend a workshop on Wednesday, February 7, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Quigley Auditorium.
Project Pericles (Allegheny is a founding member campus) is requesting an original letter to an elected official from teams (two or more students). Each Periclean college or university is eligible to submit up to four letters (representatives from the Office of Civic Engagement and the Law & Policy Program will determine which four letters will move on). Five of these letters from five different colleges will be selected by a panel of judges as the winners of the 2018 Debating for Democracy (D4D) competition and receive awards of $500 to move their issue forward. Read more…

NY Arts Program Information Table: 2/2

Posted on February 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Interested in spending a semester in New York City participating in the NY Arts Program? If so, come learn more from the NYAP admissions recruiter who will have an information table in the Campus Center lobby on Friday, February 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m. If you are not able to stop by the information table and want to schedule an appointment with the recruiter, please contact Lucinda Morgan (lmorgan@allegheny.edu) in the International Education Office to make arrangements. Read more…

Global Health Studies Talk on “HIV, Food and Maternity”: 2/5

Posted on February 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Dr. Pamela Runestad will deliver a research talk titled “Negotiating Meals: Food and HIV, Food and Maternity” on Monday, February 5, in Schultz East Alcove. Lunch will be provided beginning at noon; the presentation will begin promptly at 12:20 p.m. Dr. Runestad is a medical anthropologist and Japanologist whose work explores topics relating to HIV/AIDS and, more recently, clinic and hospital meals in Japan. She is currently an assistant professor at Creighton University. The campus community is invited to attend.

Join Allegheny’s Vegan/Vegetarian Club: 2/14

Posted on February 1, 2018 | Filed under Archive

Come join one of Allegheny’s newest clubs. You can learn about a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle and also participate in many fun events. We meet every other Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Campus Center Room 318. All are welcome on February 14, even those who are not vegan or vegetarian.