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Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 10/16

Posted on October 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold student office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, October 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Happy Hour With Asmus Trautsch: 10/16

Posted on October 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Modern & Classical Languages and the Max Kade Foundation present the words and sounds of German Writer-in-Residence, Asmus Trautsch, on Wednesday, October 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Max Kade International House, North Village C. Trautsch will read and discuss his poetry in English and German, accompanied by music of his own composition. A reception will follow, featuring selections from cultures referenced in his work. If you did not have an opportunity to RSVP and would still like to attend, please contact Reese Campbell (rcampbell@allegheny.edu) as soon as possible.

Update on Know Your Rights–LGBTQ+ Rights: 10/16

Posted on October 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The third installment of Know Your Rights, on LGBTQ+ Rights, will be held on Wednesday, October 16, at 6 p.m. in the IDEAS Center Expansion Space. The talk is centered around rights but will also touch on other topics that involve the safety, support and empowerment of the LGBTQ+ community. This is a free flowing discussion that seeks to be interactive with the audience. Almah Lavon Rice will be the presenter and facilitator. You can follow or reach her on Instagram at @agentsubrosa. She is more than willing to talk and answer any questions before, during or after the program.For more information, please feel free to contact Jermaine Mitchell in the Office of Residence Life at jmitchell@allegheny.edu.

Business Law & Ethics–“What Were They Thinking?”: 10/17

Posted on October 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Michael R. Young ’78, partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, and an Allegheny trustee, will be on campus to share information about his legal career in a talk titled, “What Were They Thinking? How Honest People Go Bad … A Little at a Time.” This event is hosted by the Center for Business & Economics in partnership with the Law & Policy Program. The event will be in Quigley Auditorium on Thursday, October 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Read more…

EL Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 15

Posted on October 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Tuesday, October 15, is the last day to submit an application to participate in a 2020 EL. Applications for the ELs can be found here. Please contact Lucinda Morgan in International Education with any questions.

Horror Movie Nights: 10/17 & 10/24

Posted on October 13, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Chinese American Friendship Society will be hosting two horror movie nights on October 17 and October 24 at 6 p.m. We will watch the Taiwanese horror films “Tag Along 1 and 2” (“The Girl in the Red Dress”). The movie will be screened in Campus Center Room 301/302, and we will have food and snacks. All are invited, so come join us in celebration of October.

Pumpkin Carving

Posted on October 13, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Happy Fall! One of our Parkhurst employees have grown an amazing 100-pound pumpkin, and we were wondering if someone would like to help us carve it, perhaps someone from the Art Department? Contact Maria Foxall at mfoxall@allegheny.edu.

Deadline to Sign Up for Make a Difference Day

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come join college and community volunteers for Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 19, 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 at Diamond Park and lunch in the Campus Center will be provided. Please register here by Friday, October 11, either as a volunteer group () or as an individual volunteer. Due to the amount of preparation required, registrations beyond October 11 cannot be accepted. For more information, contact the Civic Engagement Office at nhawk@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-5318, or visit the United Way of Western Crawford County’s website here.

Scheduled Network Outage: 10/13

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Beginning at 3 a.m. on Sunday, October 13, LITS will be conducting scheduled maintenance on the Allegheny College network infrastructure. Work is expected to be completed by 6 a.m. During this maintenance, Internet services across campus will frequently be unavailable for extended periods. This will affect both wired and wireless networks. Most campus phone systems will also be unavailable during these interruptions. We appreciate the patience and understanding of the campus community during this necessary maintenance.

Know Your Rights Wednesday – LGBTQ+ Rights: 10/16

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The third installment of Know Your Rights Wednesday will be on the topic of LGBTQ+ Rights. Are you curious about what rights are specific to the LGBTQ+ community? Do you want to know what the best practices are for supporting the LGBTQ+ community as an ally? Do you want to be aware of what recourse there is if these rights are violated? This presentation will take a deep dive into all of those questions and more on Wednesday, October 16, at 8:30 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. For more information, email jmitchell@allegheny.edu and follow @ac_reslife on Instagram for up-to-date information on the program.

Winslow Health Center Hours for Fall Break

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Winslow Health Center will be operating under limited hours for Fall Break. Students can be seen Monday, October 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, October 15, from 8 to 10 a.m. by appointment only. Please call (814) 332-4355 to schedule an appointment.

Game Room Lists Fall Break Hours

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Game Room will be open during fall break for the following hours: Friday, 4-10; Saturday, 4-10; Sunday, 4-8; Monday, 4-8, and Tuesday, 4-10. Come by, hang out, and play some games.

Global Health Internship in Moldova Information Session: 10/10

Posted on October 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Interested in doing an internship in Eastern Europe next summer and gaining 4 Allegheny credits? You are warmly invited to an informational session about Allegheny’s Global Health Internship Program in Moldova (Mid-May through mid-July, 2020). The session takes place Thursday, October 10, from 4:20 to 5:15 p.m. in Carr 238. In addition to a slide presentation, there will be students from former programs available to answer your questions. Open to all students with an interest in doing a health-related international internship. If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact Professor Farrelly-Jackson at sfarrell@allegheny.edu.

Wise Center Hours During Fall Break

Posted on October 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Wise Center hours for fall break are as follows: Friday, October 11, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, October 12, closed; Sunday, October 13, closed; Monday, October 14, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, October 15, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Pop-up Trip to Greendale Cemetery: 10/13

Posted on October 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Staying on campus for Fall Break? Allegheny Recreation is hosting a pop-up trip on Sunday, October 13, to the Greendale Cemetery. We’ll be hiking to the Greendale Cemetery from 3 to 5 p.m. to enjoy the fall foliage and participate in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize. Please sign up on this Google form. There’s also a documentary that was made about the Greendale Cemetery.

A5 Club Meeting: 10/9

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

A5 is hosting its club meeting, Wednesday, October 9, in Campus Center Room 303 from 8 to 9 p.m. There will be a discussion, games, origami, and snacks. Come join the fun and meet some amazing new people.

FFC Meeting Site Changed: 10/9

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Finance and Facilities Committee is changing the location of its meeting on Wednesday, October 9, to the Tippie Alumni Center Tillotson Room. The meeting is scheduled from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Single Voice Reading–Malcolm Hansen: 10/10

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Single Voice Reading Series continues with fiction writer Malcolm Hansen, author of “They Come in All Colors,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 10, in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. Hansen was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Adopted by two Civil Rights activists, he grew up in Morocco, Spain, Germany, and various parts of the United States. Malcolm left home as a teenager and, after two years of high school education, went to Stanford, earning a BA in philosophy. He worked in the software industry in California before setting off for what turned out to be a decade of traveling throughout Central America, South America, and Europe. Malcolm returned to the U.S. to complete an MFA in Fiction at Columbia University. His debut novel, They Come in All Colors, won the First Novel Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

Study Away Quick Questions: 10/11

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Interested in studying or interning abroad? Come visit in the Allegheny Gateway with representatives from International Education, who will be answering questions about study away possibilities. Quick questions will be in Pelletier Library in the International Education Node (near room 260) from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, October 11.

Cones for Kids: 10/9

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come join the sisters of Kappa Alpha Theta and Tri Delta for some ice cream on Wednesday, October 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will be selling access to an ice cream bar for $1 (Venmo and cash accepted). This event will take place on the Gator Quad; rain location will be the second floor of the Campus Center. All proceeds will benefit Crawford County CASA and St. Jude.

Welcome, New Employees

Posted on October 8, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny would like to welcome these new employees who joined the College recently: Susan DeNillo, Collier Valencic, Lauren Cassano, Matthew Riebesell and Adam Clark, all in Athletics and Recreation; Stephanie Shipton in Admissions; Jennifer McDonough in the Learning Commons; Melissa Althouse in Environmental Science; Yung-Te Wang in Modern and Classical Languages, and Jill Waugh in Economics.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole’s Weekly Student Office Hours: 10/9

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

EVP Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole hold student office hours at which students can drop in to speak with them. No appointment is necessary. EVP Petula and Provost Cole’s hours: Wednesday, October 9, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Last information Session: Colombia EL Spring Break 2020

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Your last chance to learn about Professors Hernández and Mattiace’s proposed EL to Colombia over spring break 2020 will be Tuesday, October 8, at 6 p.m. in Quigley 123. Applications are due October 15, so time is running out.

Paris/Barcelona/Oslo EL Information Session: 10/8

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Interested in a 2-credit EL (Experiential Learning Seminar) that occurs over Spring Break (March 13-22, 2020)? Information sessions for “A Melting Pot or Unwelcoming Host: Europe in the Age of Globalization and Migration” will take place on Tuesday, October 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. Quigley 126. This EL will include participant-observation of the dynamics of migration in Europe and visits to inter-government institutions in Paris, Barcelona, and Oslo as it explores the political economy of globalization and migration in Europe. If you are unable to make this session, contact Professor Steve Onyeiwu (Economics Department) and Lucinda Morgan (International Education) for more information.

Last Two Information Sessions for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos EL

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

EXL 594: “Wars & Waterways” EL (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) (4 credits)
Co-directed by Professor Ishita Sinha Roy (Communication Arts) and Professor Lauren French (Biology/Neuroscience)
Travel dates: May 12–June 05, 2020
Pre-Requisites: None.
Website: http://www.vietnamel.com
Information Sessions: Wednesday, October 9, and Thursday, October 10, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. in Campus Center, Room 301/302
Online EL applications are now being accepted here.
Deadline for applications and supporting materials: 4 p.m. on October 15, 2019
Read more…

Last Ukraine-Moldova EL Travel Seminar Information Session: 10/9

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Still thinking about an experiential learning opportunity next summer? Consider participating in the 2020 EL Seminar “Post-Soviet Landscapes: Ukraine and Moldova after the Collapse of Communism.” The three-week seminar (May 12-June 2, 2020) is led by Professor Ken Pinnow of the History Department and Global Health Studies Program. Applications are due October 15. The final information session will take place from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, in Arter Hall 201. Professor Pinnow will provide information about the trip and discuss ways that the program can be tailored to meet your academic interests. Student participants from the 2018 seminar will be on hand to share their experiences. If you have questions or are unable to attend, please contact Professor Pinnow directly (kpinnow@allegheny.edu).

“Experience Peru” Information Session: 10/9

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Machu Picchu, anyone? “Experience Peru” is a 21-day encounter with the culture, history, economy, and natural beauty of Peru. We will serve, trek, explore, and engage spiritually with a small group of students from a variety of universities. Come to the Lighthouse, 575 Park Avenue, on Wednesday, October 9, from 7 to 8 p.m. for Peruvian chocolate tea, and to find out more about the trip. This trip is hosted by the CCO (who partners on campus with SRL, ACO, and FCA). Applications are due by November 1, 2019. Find out more here. Please contact Mollie Little with any questions.

Renewable Energy Documentary–Free Showing: 10/10

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

October is Energy Month. We are kicking off the October Energy Challenge with a showing of the documentary “Beyond the Green Horizon” at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 10, in the Vukovich Center Room 111 (the screening room). Join us to learn about renewable energy. If you can’t come, don’t forget to unplug refrigerators and other appliances before you leave for fall break.

Sip Some Colombian Coffee: 10/8

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join Latinas on the Rise for an evening of Colombian coffee and pastries. The event will happen at Grounds For Change on Tuesday, October 8, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Therapy Dogs: 10/7

Posted on October 7, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Therapy Dogs will be available on Monday, October 7, in Pelletier Library from 4 to 5 p.m.

Students: Help Shape Internationalization at Allegheny

Posted on October 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Study Away and Campus Internationalization Committee (SACIC) is accepting applications for two students to join SACIC. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience to participate in the college’s processes related to internationalization. SACIC is responsible for coordinating international educational opportunities and initiatives, including overseeing international aspects of the curriculum, evaluating and approving study away programs, and administering resources related to study away and campus internationalization. Apply here by Friday, October 11, by 5 p.m.

Ideally the students will be appointed for the academic year with the possibility to extend to a second year, and preferably will have international interest/experience. SACIC meets every other Wednesday from 4 to 5 pm in Conference Room 245 in the Gateway, and committee members are expected to attend all meetings, when possible. Please contact SACIC Co-Chairs with any questions: Lucinda Morgan (lmorgan@allegheny.edu) or Mark Ams (mams@allegheny.edu)

“Speculative Geographies” Panel Discussion & Opening Reception: 10/8

Posted on October 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join the Art Department on Tuesday, October 8, for an artist panel discussion featuring Andrew Erdos, Yasue Maetake, and Barry Underwood from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Campus Center Rooms 301/302, followed by an opening reception in the Allegheny Art Galleries from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Light fare and refreshments will be served. Read more…

EL Applications Due 10/15

Posted on October 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Reminder that applications for the 2020 ELs are due on October 15. More details about the six EL Seminar options for 2020 can be found here.

Applications for the 2020 ELs:
Colombia
Paris/Barcelona/Oslo
Belize
Yellowstone to Yukon
Ukraine/Moldova
Vietnam/Cambodia/Laos

Please contact Lucinda Morgan in the International Education Office with any questions.

Overkill Mini-Horror Fest: 10/7-11

Posted on October 6, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Overkill Literary & Art Magazine, Allegheny College’s student-run underground literary and art magazine, will be sponsoring a Mini-Horror Fest in the Gator Quad from Monday, October 7, to Friday, October 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will be challenged with writing a “five-word horror story” on a note card and have it pinned to a partition to show off to the greater campus community. All participants will be eligible to receive spooky-themed candy and Overkill-themed stickers, pens, and buttons. Bring us your best horror narratives! (The rain location for the event will be in the Campus Center 2nd floor near GFC.)

ALIC Skill Institute: Photoshop Basics Workshop

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The first in the Allegheny Lab for Innovation and Creativity Skill Institute workshop series, this session will introduce you to the fundamentals of photo editing using Adobe Photoshop, the industry-standard manipulation software. From 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday, October 21, you will be led through the basic tools, techniques, and processes in successfully utilizing photoshop. Space is limited to 25 participants. Email us at alic@allegheny.edu for more information or to reserve a spot. Read more…

Teaching Tidbits Monday–Contract Grading: 10/7

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

All educators are invited to the next Teaching Tidbits meeting on Monday, October 7, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Collaboratory in Pelletier. John Miller will talk to us about his experiences with contract grading. Teaching Tidbits are monthly informal brown-bag lunchtime conversations on pedagogy innovations, challenges, and ideas. All educators are invited to drop in as they are able. To submit Teaching Tidbits questions or ideas, or to gain access to the Teaching Tidbits blog, please contact Lydia Eckstein, Alexis Hart, or Tricia Humphreys.

U.S. Marine Corps Tabling: 10/10

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The U.S. Marine Corps will be tabling from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, in the Campus Center lobby to promote its officer-training programs. The Corps also will table on November 5, if you can’t make this session.

Paid Time Off Updates 2019 – 2020

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Updates have been made to the paid time off programs for administrators and staff effective July 1, 2019. A summary of these updates has been posted on the Human Resources website and will be included in the refreshed version of the Employee Handbook. Please contact HR at (814) 332-2312 or hr@allegheny.edu or stop by Murray Hall with any questions.

Craft Corner–Card Embellishing: 10/4-10/9

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Stop by the Game Room beginning at noon Friday, October 4, through Wednesday, October 9, and get a head-start on holiday card decorating or make a card for family or friends – National Friendship Day might be long past, and every day is a good day to celebrate great friendships and relationships. Cards, matching envelopes, Sharpies, pain pens, markers, sequins, faux jewels, stencils, and an embossing kit with instructions will be provided. Cards are available as supplies last. Check out the display case for a preview of the embossing kit and cards.

Swing & Social Dance Club Meeting: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come enjoy a Friday of Social Dance. We know how to Waltz, Rumba, Tango, Swing, and Foxtrot. Don’t know how to dance? We would be more than happy to teach you one or more of the above styles. Are you currently in a ballroom class with Betsy? Then coming to our meetings to dance counts as time for your practice logs. We meet in the Montgomery Performance Space from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, October 4.

Work Out Your Stress–Strength Training: 10/4

Posted on October 3, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Strength training will be held in the Wise Center Dance Studio on Friday, October 4, at 3 p.m. The class uses lower, upper, and core strengthening exercises to help increase physical wellness, relieve stress, and raise your confidence and happiness. Class is accessible for all fitness levels and open to all actively enrolled Allegheny students. Equipment is provided and class is less than an hour. Just bring some water and be ready to get healthy. If you have questions, please email Danielle at dpecar@allegheny.edu

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 10/7

Posted on October 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Items to be included in the notice of the October 10 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, October 7. 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 Brad Hersh, faculty moderator.

Sign Up for the Financial Literacy Workshop: 10/8

Posted on October 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Do you want to learn how to manage your finances? How do you develop a budget and an investment plan? Sign up for the Financial Literacy planning workshop with Professor Chris Allison on Tuesday, October 8, from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. to learn how. Please RSVP to Sarah Holt (sholt@allegheny.edu) if you would like to attend. Lunch will be provided and the workshop will take place in Quigley Auditorium. Also, the first annual Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics, will take place on Saturday, December 7, 2019. In this competition, students will develop and present a personal financial budget and investing plan appropriate for a recent college graduate. The competition will be open to all Allegheny students. There will be $5,000 in prizes and trophies awarded to student winners. Learn more here.

Human Rights Film-Making Across the Americas: 10/7

Posted on October 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join us in welcoming celebrated filmmakers Pamela Yates and Paco de Onís to Allegheny. On Monday, October 7, at 7 p.m., they will speak in the Vukovich Center about their work on human rights filmmaking in the Americas, including their current work on the U.S.-Mexico border. They have collaborated on numerous documentary films, including “State of Fear: The Truth about Terrorism,” “Granito: How to Nail a Dictator,” “The Reckoning” and their current project, “Borderlands.” You can learn more about their work here.

Trans and Non-Binary Meetup: 10/9

Posted on October 2, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join justin adkins and Trae Yeckley for a pizza lunch at noon on Wednesday, October 9, in Campus Center 303. This will be time for trans and non-binary folx to hang out with other trans and non-binary identified folx. Let justin (jadkins@allegheny.edu) know if you are joining us so that we have enough pizza.

All Faculty and Staff Invited to Football Pregame Tailgate: 10/19

Posted on October 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Department of Athletics invites all Allegheny employees (including Parkhurst and St. Moritz) to attend a pregame tailgate prior to the home football game on Saturday, October 19. Come and enjoy food and conversation with colleagues for up to an hour and a half before the game and then head into the stadium to cheer the Gators to victory! Saturday, October 19, is a 1 p.m. kickoff against Kenyon College, with the tailgate beginning at 11:30 a.m. outside of the stadium. We’ve set up RSVP forms for the game:
Click here to RSVP for Saturday, October 19 (by noon on Thursday, October 17).
Please contact athletics@allegheny.edu with any questions or comments and we look forward to seeing you at Frank B. Fuhrer Field.

Lantern Tour at Historic Pithole City With the History Department: 10/12

Posted on October 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

On the evening of Saturday, October 12, the Drake Well Museum & Park will be conducting lantern-led tours of Historic Pithole City, Northwest Pennsylvania’s most undersung 19th-century oil boomtown. Guides in period dress will lead groups on a 90-minute walking tour, and share fact-filled stories of the people and a town that existed for only 500 days. The History Department has seven seats available – first come, first serve – for this event if anyone on campus over fall break would like to attend. The History Department will purchase tickets for all those who attend, but an accurate count is important for advanced ticket purchase. Please note that the tours run rain or shine and include walking on hills. Also, it is recommended that guests bring a flashlight, wear comfortable shoes, and dress appropriate for the day’s weather conditions. If you would like to attend this event, please email Professor Brian Miller at bmiller2@allegheny.edu by noon on Friday, October 4.

Ukraine-Moldova EL Travel Seminar Information Session: 10/3

Posted on October 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

What’s all the fuss about Ukraine, which recently has been dubbed “the new Berlin wall”? See for yourself as part of the 2020 EL Seminar “Post-Soviet Landscapes: Ukraine and Moldova after the Collapse of Communism.” The three-week seminar (May 12-June 2, 2020) is led by Professor Ken Pinnow. An information session will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, in Arter 209. Professor Pinnow will provide details about the program, and will be joined by participants from the 2018 seminar, who will share their experiences and answer your questions. If you are unable to attend, please contact Professor Pinnow directly (kpinnow@allegheny.edu). Applications are due at 4 p.m. on October 15, and are being accepted here.

Submit a Recipe for the International Bazaar

Posted on October 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The International Club and International Education Office will be hosting their annual International Bazaar on November 24 at 6 p.m. The bazaar is a culinary event that gives campus and community cultural groups the opportunity to share their history and heritage while allowing others to learn about cultures and traditions from around the world. We are currently looking for recipe submissions for the event. If you submit a recipe and it is selected you are agreeing to cook the dish along with representing your country at a table during the bazaar, this also includes creating a poster for your table. Recipes are due Friday, October 18. Please submit a recipe here.

Last Chance–Belize EL Information Session: 10/3

Posted on October 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Earn two credits while serving and learning about poverty and community health in Belize in May 2020. Trip dates are May 10 to May 23 (Please note new dates). An international service-learning course that includes a 14-day immersion experience in Belize. We will work with a Mayan community, the Q’eqchi (Kekchi) people who have since relocated to the Toledo District in the south of Belize. They are struggling to preserve their cultural identities and traditional livelihoods in the face of 21st century factors that range from globalization and climate change to narcotics trafficking and high unemployment. Read more…