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Today Is Gator Give Day: 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Today, April 24, is Gator Give Day! Each donation — whether it’s $5, $50, $500 or more — helps meet participation goals so we can unlock an additional $250,000 for the College. Wherever you might find yourself today, please visit allegheny.edu/giving or stop by Tippie Alumni Center to make a gift in honor of President Mullen’s leadership on his last Gator Give Day. Also, don’t forget to spread the word on social media by using the hashtag #GatorGiveDay! A big thank you to all of our volunteers and all who plan to participate. Don’t sit on the sidelines – join in with a gift before midnight!

International Open House: 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come and visit the International Houses at North Village 1 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. Experience the cultural atmosphere with your friends and enjoy international food, music, games and prizes. Travel through each of the language houses to get a taste of French, Spanish, Arabian, Chinese and German culture.

Work Out Your Stress–Cardio and Yoga: 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join Danielle, a counselor at the Counseling & Personal Development Center, for a cardio and yoga class that will not only provide a heart-pumping workout and relaxation, but was also created to help decrease stress and anxiety, manage depression, and increase happiness and confidence. Class will include a cardio portion, followed by yoga, and will end with a guided meditation. Class is at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in the Dance Studio of the Wise Center (approximately one hour). Equipment is provided. Just bring water, yourself, and friend if you’d like. Class is open to Allegheny students of all fitness levels.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 4/24

Posted on April 22, 2019 | 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, April 24, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Opening Reception for Senior Project Exhibition: 4/23

Posted on April 22, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join us on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Allegheny Art Gallery to celebrate the opening of the final exhibition of the spring semester, featuring senior projects by studio art majors. All participating students will give brief talks at the opening reception. Food and refreshments will be served.

What Does the Resurrection of Jesus Mean?: 4/23

Posted on April 22, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join Allegheny Christian Outreach at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, in Ford Chapel to explore what the resurrection means and how it’s tied to God’s grace. After Easter, this is the perfect way to keep thinking about what that day means and why it’s so widely celebrated.

Gator Give Day–Don’t Sit on the Sidelines–Join In: 4/24

Posted on April 21, 2019 | Filed under Archive

For the past four years, members of the Allegheny community have stepped up time and again to help make Gator Give Day a resounding success. The fifth annual Gator Give Day is on Wednesday, April 24. Don’t sit on the sidelines – join in with a gift…together we can carry on the Allegheny tradition that is Gator Give Day!

Take Back The Night March: 4/24

Posted on April 21, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Why Not Us?-sponsored Take Back The Night March has been moved to April 24. We will be convening outside the Campus Center first floor doors at 8 p.m. to begin the march, which will end with a vigil outside Brooks to conclude. T-shirts will be provided to participants.

Trash to Fashion Show: 4/20

Posted on April 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Trash to Fashion Show will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, in the Campus Center lobby. This Fashion Show will showcase outfits and accessories crafted by Allegheny students using upcycled materials — and by that we mean TRASH. Students have used waste materials collected by themselves on campus and/or donated by various local businesses in and around Meadville. There will be music, refreshments, judges, and winners. Come see trash turned to fashion! (The time for the event was listed incorrectly in the Chompergram.)

Student Chamber Music Concert: 4/23

Posted on April 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

On Tuesday, April 23, the Allegheny College Department of Music will present a concert of instrumental chamber and small ensemble music. This concert will be in place of the previously scheduled instrumental chamber ensembles concert, which was originally planned for Thursday, April 25, in Ford Chapel. The new concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the 23rd, will take place in the lobby of the Henderson Campus Center. The program will feature ensembles including the Allegheny college “Gatorbones,” the Flute Ensemble, and the Brass Ensemble. Music to be performed includes that of the composers Haydn, Mozart, Wagner, Bernstein, and many others. Faculty coaches for this concert include Bronwell Bond, Dr. Lowell Hepler, and Dr. Ronald Stitt. The brass ensemble is conducted by Allegheny music students Tucker Harvey and Jonathan Mendez. Hope to see you there!

Services for Easter Weekend

Posted on April 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The only on-campus service for Easter weekend is the Good Friday service on April 19 at 12:20 p.m. in Ford Chapel. A list of services in the community, with addresses and walking distance, is available here. For information contact srl@allegheny.edu.

Easter Brunch: 4/21

Posted on April 18, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please join Allegheny Christian Outreach at 575 Park Avenue on Sunday, April 21, at 1:30 p.m. for free food and fellowship as we celebrate Easter. All are welcome. There will be vegetarian options.

Biology Department Senior Project Symposium: 4/22-23

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

To celebrate the research accomplishments of the Class of 2019, the Biology Department is pleased to host its 22nd Annual Senior Project Symposium, on Monday and Tuesday afternoons, April 22-23, in the Steffee Hall of Life Sciences. Graduating seniors will present the results of their senior project research in sessions beginning at 1:10 p.m. each afternoon. All members of the college community are invited and welcome to attend. Juniors, sophomores, and first-year students who have an interest in biology are especially encouraged to attend and participate. A complete schedule of all symposium activities may be viewed on the biology website.

Focus Group Discussion About the Meadville Market House: 4/24

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

What do you love about the Market House? What would you change? If you’ve never been there, why is that? The campus community is invited to participate in a focus group discussion about the Meadville Market House, led by POLSC348 “Participatory Democracy and Community Organizing.” Students in this class have been working with the Market House to make recommendations for updating the interior, following a recent electrical system upgrade. Community input will inform these recommendations. This campus focus group will take place on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in Quigley 122. If you cannot attend this meeting, but are interested in participating, additional focus groups will be held downtown in May. Please contact Professor Andy Bloeser for more information.

GAP Pirates Game Trip: 4/22

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Don’t forget to buy your ticket to join Gator Activities Programming for the Pittsburgh Pirates game versus the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, April 22. Tickets are $10 and include a $10 meal voucher at the game, and transportation to and from Pittsburgh. Bring your ID to the Campus Center lobby from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, or Friday, April 19, or email bmartin@allegheny.edu to purchase tickets.

Campus-Wide Social Justice Passover Seder: 4/24

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Please attend the Campus-Wide Social Justice Passover Seder on Wednesday, April 24, at 5 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. Let us know that you will be attending via this form.

ASA “Wild N Out”: 4/20

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The African Students Association’s “Wild N Out” event will be held on Saturday, April 20, starting at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. The event date was listed incorrectly in this week’s Chompergram.

The Demos: 4/19

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

If you thought Allegheny wasn’t going to have any more awesome concerts this semester, think again. The Demos are going to be performing at Grounds For Change on Friday, April 19, at 9 p.m. Join us for an awesome show.

ASG Senate Paperwork Deadline Extended: 4/18

Posted on April 17, 2019 | Filed under Archive

There’s still time to file paperwork to run for ASG Senate. The senate makes important decisions around college policy, club budgets, and can amplify your voice. Click here to download the paperwork or pick up a copy outside our office (3rd floor of the Campus Center). Paperwork is now due Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Email asg@allegheny.edu with questions.

Apply to Be on The Campus Staff

Posted on April 16, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Campus Newspaper is looking for new staff members for the 2019 fall semester. Are you interested in writing, editing, taking photos and doing layout for a weekly newspaper? Contact Co-Editor-in-Chief Lauren Trimber at trimberl@allegheny.edu, to receive an application or if you have any questions. Positions are available in features, news, opinion, science/international, sports, photo, web, video, and business. Prior experience in journalism or with InDesign is a plus but not required. Applications are due Wednesday, April 24.

Work-Out Your Stress–Cardio and Yoga: 4/17

Posted on April 16, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join Danielle, a counselor at the Counseling & Personal Development Center, for a cardio and yoga class that will not only provide a heart-pumping workout and relaxation, but was also created to help decrease stress and anxiety, manage depression, and increase happiness and confidence. Class will include a cardio portion, followed by yoga, and will end with a guided meditation. Class is at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in the Dance Studio of the Wise Center (approximately one hour). Equipment is provided. Just bring water, yourself, and friend if you’d like. Class is open to Allegheny students of all fitness levels.

Executive Vice President Eileen Petula and Provost Ron Cole Hold Weekly Student Office Hours: 4/17

Posted on April 15, 2019 | 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, April 17, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.

Good Friday Service With Douglas Jurs: 4/19

Posted on April 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Pianist Douglas Jurs will play Franz Liszt’s “Via Crucis,” a musical reflection on the Stations of the Cross, as part of a Good Friday service in Ford Chapel on April 19 at 12:20 p.m. The service will also include images of contemporary suffering that echo Christ’s journey to the cross. Posters of the Stations of the Cross with self-guided meditations will be available in the Chapel all day Friday and Saturday.

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt: 4/16-18

Posted on April 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join the Navigators on a Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt from Tuesday, April 16, through Thursday, April 18. Across campus, brightly colored eggs will be hidden in academic buildings, the Campus Center, even residence halls. Collect as many as you can during that time for some sweet treats and an entry ticket to win epic, grand prizes, including a month of Netflix, ’Kins cash, a Spa basket, Fun in the Sun basket, Finals Survival Basket, and more. Each egg is one entry. Names will be drawn on Thursday, April 18, at noon in the Learning Commons.

History Department Talk, “Sundays on Saturdays, Thursday on Wednesday: Sabbath-keeping in the Pacific Rim, 18th-19th C.”: 4/18

Posted on April 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

History Department candidate Michel Sun Lee will deliver a talk titled “Sundays on Saturdays, Thursday on Wednesday: Sabbath-keeping in the Pacific Rim, 18th-19th c.” on Thursday, April 18, in Schultz East Alcove. The abstract for the talk is here. Lunch will be provided beginning at noon; the presentation will begin promptly at 12:30 pm. Michel studies religion as an aspect of social and cultural history in the American West, and is also interested in race, immigration, and religious minorities in the Global South, the Pacific Rim, and East Asia. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. The campus community is invited to attend.

What Does God Say About Climate Change?: 4/16

Posted on April 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Should Christians care about the environment? The answer is yes. Join Allegheny Christian Outreach on Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel to find out what the Bible says about the environment and why we should take care of it.

Run for ASG Student Senate

Posted on April 15, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Looking to get involved in decisions that impact campus life? There is no better way than serving as a senator for Allegheny Student Government. Paperwork for running for Student Senate for all classes, ’20-’22, can be found on our website and is due on Wednesday, April 17, at 5 p.m. Email asg@allegheny or our Secretary of Student Voting Jon Sion, sionj@alleghheny.edu, with any questions.

You Are Invited to Attend Graduation Celebration: 4/22

Posted on April 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join the IDEAS center and Office for Institutional Diversity in celebrating the achievements of our students during our annual Graduation Celebration Monday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Vukovich Center’s Gladys Mullenix Black Theater. We will be recognizing seniors from our Culture, Identity and Leadership Coalition as well as seniors from other areas of campus. A cookie reception will immediately follow in the IDEAS Center expansion space. All are welcome to attend. Please email Angelica with any questions or concerns at aperezjohnston@allegheny.edu

Translator Sarah Arvio and Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Poet in Spain”: 4/17

Posted on April 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Poet and translator Sarah Arvio will read from and discuss her celebrated new translation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s “Poet in Spain” (Knopf, 2017) at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in Odd Fellows 105C. A Q&A and book-signing will follow. The event is open to the public.

Last STI Clinic: 4/19

Posted on April 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The last Sexually Transmitted Infections clinic for this academic year is on Friday, April 19, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and still has appointments available at the Winslow Health Center. No exam is required and testing is open to all students. If you would like to participate in this free testing clinic, please call the Health Center at (814) 332-4355 to schedule an appointment. Time slots fill up very quickly. As a reminder, appointments are required; please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment to fill out paperwork and plan on being here for up to 40 minutes.

For Employees: The Saint Vincent Mobile Unit Is Coming: 4/18

Posted on April 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Saint Vincent Mobile Unit will be on campus Thursday, April 18. Please click here for more information. Come and learn more about health and wellness.

Wellness Calendar 4/15-21

Posted on April 14, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Weekly Wellness calendar offers crafts, lectures, sports events, and other activities that can provide a break from studying, as well as quiet hours in Ford Chapel and two different opportunities to “work out your stress.” You can see the full calendar of wellness events at this link.

Opening Reception for the 580 Pop Up Exhibition: 4/16

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny Art Gallery is pleased to announce the Art 580 Pop Up show, on view April 16-17. Join us to celebrate with the artists at an opening reception on Tuesday, April 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Refreshments and food will be served. Contributing artists include Hope Albert, Gene Frank, Josie Freeman, Noah Jang, Ethan Lehmann, Arcadio Leary-Bignayan, Ben Myers, Sen Rong, Spencer Subega, and Adrean Velez.

Creating Landscapes Internship Application Extended Deadline: 4/23

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The deadline to apply for the Creating Landscapes Summer internship has been extended to April 23. Interns in the aesthetic education program assist faculty and work directly with students. The three-week program will be held on campus June 23 to July 12. Contact Eleanor Weisman at eweisman@allegheny.edu for an application. For more information on the Creating Landscapes Summer Program, visit www.creatinglandscapes.org.

Bubble Tea Night: 4/12

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come and take a study break with A5. A5 will be having a Bubble Tea Night on Friday, April 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. Bubble tea is a popular tea-based drink with tapioca pearls. First come, first served. We hope to see you there with the bubble teas.

GFC Open Mic Night: 4/12

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Grounds For Change will host an open mic night on Friday, April 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. If you have a poem you like, a song you sing for fun, a spoken word piece that you’ve been working on for a while, or anything, feel free to come and share it. An Open Tab will be sponsored.

Delta Desserts: 4/14

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Come satisfy your sweet tooth with an unlimited buffet of desserts! Join us on Sunday, April 14, from, 8 to 10 p.m., in the Campus Center lobby while we enjoy a selection of homemade treats. Tickets are only $5, and all proceeds benefit St. Jude Research Hospital.

Kappa Kanvases: 4/14

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join the sisters of Kappa Kappa Gamma on Sunday, April 14, from 8 to 10 p.m. in Campus Center 301/302 for a relaxing, fun night of canvas painting. All materials will be provided and you can paint a mini canvas to decorate your room or give to a friend.

Ping Pong Tournament: 4/13

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join the Game Room staff for a Ping Pong Tournament on Saturday, April 13, from 8 to 10 p.m. Sign-ups will be accepted until 8:05 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top three placements and will be available for viewing in the glass case outside the Game Room. Light refreshments will be provided and all participants will receive a set of three highlighters. Bring your friends for some friendly competition or to cheer you on.

Work Out Your Stress: Strength Training: 4/12

Posted on April 11, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join Danielle, a counselor at the Counseling & Personal Development Center, for a strength training fitness class that will not only give you a full-body workout, but was created to help decrease stress and anxiety, manage depression, and increase happiness and confidence! Class is at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12, in the Dance Studio of the Wise Center (approximately 1 hour). Equipment is provided. Just bring water, yourself, and a friend if you’d like! Class is open to all Allegheny students of all fitness levels.

Brown Bag Lunch Conversation–Women’s Services, Inc. to Discuss Sexual Violence: 4/11

Posted on April 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Bring your lunch and participate in a conversation with Meg Lenherr, counselor at Women’s Services, Inc., as she discusses the topic of sexual violence at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Campus Center 301/302. Sponsored by the Title IX Office.

“Eating Animals” Screening: 4/11

Posted on April 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

“Eating Animals” will be showing at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Quigley Auditorium. The film is about eating animals, the impact of factory farming, and the environment. There will be a discussion afterward with Professor Adrienne Krone.

Jazz Band Spring Concert: 4/14

Posted on April 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Allegheny College Jazz Band will perform its annual spring concert on Sunday, April 14, at 3:15 p.m. in the lobby of the college’s Henderson Campus Center. The program repertoire includes, “Chameleon,” “I’m Down With That,” “Here’s That Rainy Day,” “This is Me,” “Hit the Ground Running,” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” “Cool,” “American Patrol,” and “Ponteio.” Instrumental soloists and a vocal soloist will be showcased. AC Jazz is under the direction of Stephen F. Corsi. The concert is free and open to the public.

Craft Corner–Mini Terra Cotta Pots: 4/12-16

Posted on April 10, 2019 | Filed under Archive

This week the Game Room’s Craft Corner event is mini terra cotta pot decorating. Supplies will be available beginning at noon Friday, April 12, through Tuesday, April 16, at midnight as supplies last. View the glass case outside the Game Room for a preview of pots and decorating ideas.

Playshop Auditions – “Denied Admission”: 4/14

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Auditions for “Denied Admission” will be held Sunday, April 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. in 107 Vukovich Center for Communication Arts. No preparation is necessary. Performers will be asked to read from the script. Auditioners representing diversity and those who are Spanish-speakers are especially welcomed and encouraged. “Denied Admission” is a new play based on credible fear interviews of asylum seekers who crossed the southern U.S. border. Credible fear is a concept in United States asylum law whereby a person who demonstrates that he or she has a credible fear of returning to his or her home country cannot be subject to deportation from the United States until the person’s asylum case is processed. The work’s deviser is Katie Beck of Akron’s Gum-Dip Theatre. Read more…

“Careers in Conservation: Managing Our Public Lands”: 4/16

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny alum Mike Mumau, park operations manager at Laurel Hill State Park, will present “Careers in Conservation: Managing our Public Lands”. The presentation will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 12:15 p.m. in Carr 239. Pizza lunch will be provided.

Reminder–Accepting Nominations for Annual Spring Honors Convocation Awards

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Academic Standards Committee invites you to nominate deserving juniors and seniors for the following prizes/awards for the Annual Honors Convocation: The Ruth Williams Knights Prize, The John Scott Craig Prize, Lynn Pyle Memorial Prize, The Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae All-College Scholarship Award, and the Louise Jordan Award. Descriptions of each category are included in the (2019 Honors Convocation Nomination Form) link here. Nominations are due on Sunday, April 14. Winners will be announced at the Honors Convocation on Tuesday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in Ford Chapel. If you have any questions, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 332-4356 or deanofstudents@allegheny.edu.

Lecture by Walter Benn Michaels: 4/11

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Join the Allegheny Student Government Diversity and Inclusion Committee in welcoming Walter Benn Michaels to campus on Thursday, April 11, in Ford Chapel at 5 p.m. Walter Benn Michaels is an English professor at the University of Illinois and the author of “The Trouble with Diversity.”

Daily Readings for Holy Week

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

The Spiritual and Religious Life Office invites anyone who wants to journey with Jesus through Holy Week to sign up for daily email messages at this link. Each message will include a brief scripture reading about what Jesus was doing on that day, a link to a longer reading, and information about services or gatherings on campus or in town.

Quick Questions Canceled on 4/11

Posted on April 9, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Quick Questions in Career Education will be canceled Thursday, April 11. They will resume on Tuesday, April 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.