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Newman 2/6: Catholic Cultures Discussion

Posted on February 2, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Newman Association is hosting a discussion entitled “Catholic Cultures of Costa Rica, Greece, and Germany” on Monday, February 6th from 8-9 pm in CC 206. Contact newman@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Max Kade International Houses – Applications due 2/5

Posted on January 25, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Want to immerse yourself in other languages and cultures?
Want to be part of a diverse community and gain new intercultural perspectives?
Want to share your experience abroad and keep your language skills sharp?
Want to have your own private room in a spacious apartment with all the amenities?

Apply to live in the Max Kade International Houses! Choose from the Arabic House, Chinese House, French House, German House, International House, or the Spanish House! Enjoy special house events and live with students of diverse backgrounds!

The deadline to apply for the 2023-2024 School Year is February 5th, 2023!
If you’re interested in applying click here.

Wind Chill Advisory and Winter Weather Advisory: 2/2–2/4

Posted on February 2, 2023 | Filed under Archive

UPDATE: the Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until 1 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4.

The National Weather Service has issued two weather advisories for our area:

  • Winter Weather Advisory (Thursday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m. through Friday, Feb. 3, 11 a.m.)
  • Wind Chill Advisory (Friday, Feb. 3, 4 a.m. through Sat., Feb. 4, 9 a.m.)

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches, winds gusting as high as 35 mph, and wind chills as low as 15 below zero are expected. Please keep the following in mind:

  • Wear clothing appropriate for the weather conditions, including a coat, hat, gloves, dressing in layers, etc.
  • Wear appropriate footwear. Physical Plant arrives before dawn to clear pathways and is attentive to campus throughout the day, but changing conditions can make it difficult to keep pathways clear at all times.
  • Remember to close windows and doors to help prevent damage to buildings

View more winter safety tips on the Safety Committee website.

February Gator Gathering with Board of Trustees: 2/3

Posted on January 24, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The next Gator Gathering will be held in the Tippie Alumni Center on Friday, February 3, from 4 – 6 pm. All employees are invited to attend to mingle with fellow employees and the members of the Board of Trustees while they are on campus for the February Board Meeting. There is no agenda, no break-out groups, no planned discussions, just a time to get to know our Board members in a casual setting.

Faculty Workshop on AI-Based Writing Systems: 2/3

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

From 12:15 to 1:15 pm on Friday, February 3, Heidi McKee and James Porter (Miami University) will present a virtual workshop entitled “Teaching and Learning in the Age of AI-based Writing Systems: How Do We Adapt?” This workshop will engage faculty in the exploration of issues and questions that arise with the use of AI writing technologies in teaching and learning. The facilitators will begin the workshop with a presentation that will demonstrate some AI-based writing systems and share some current research about AI writing, including work the facilitators have done on human-AI collaboration. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for interested participants to test out some of these systems. See this document for additional information. Faculty should complete this form to sign up for the workshop. Contact Director of Faculty Development Rachel Weir (rweir@allegheny.edu) or Director of Writing Alexis Hart (ahart@allegheny.edu) with any questions. Funded by the Pelletier Library.

Game Room Craft Corner: Bookmark Decorating — 2/3–2/5 (while supplies last)

Posted on February 1, 2023 | Filed under Archive

This week’s craft is Bookmark Decorating! Starting Friday, February 3rd at noon in the Game Room while supplies last. Use washi tape, stamps, and colored pencils to bring your creation to life!

Allegheny welcomes area middle school students to campus today for enrichment program: 2/3

Posted on February 2, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny welcomes area middle school students to campus today to participate in a day-long enrichment program, which will continue most Fridays through the spring semester. Nearly 120 middle school students from three area school districts are participating. Students will be dropped off on Highland Avenue behind the Campus Center and proceed to Montgomery Gymnasium before departing to various class locations across campus. They will later gather in the Campus Center lobby for lunch. Students will be escorted, but should you encounter a lost student, please take efforts to kindly point or escort them in the right direction! Questions or concerns can be directed to Betsy Summerfield, instructor in the Dance and Movement Studies department and director of the enrichment program, at bsumerfi@allegheny.edu or via phone at (814) 332-2813.

Modesty in Islam: 2/3

Posted on February 2, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Islamic Awareness Week concludes this week with a laid-back discussion about modesty in Islam. Stop by the Prayer and Meditation House from 12 – 1:30 pm today to learn about the different ways that modesty is approached in Islam and its importance in the day-to-day lives of Muslims. The PAM House is the little red house next to Arter.

For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu.

Study Abroad Info Sessions: 2/1 & 2/2

Posted on January 29, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Office of Global Education will be holding two Study Abroad information sessions this week! If you’re considering studying away or would like to know more about the programs this session is for you. Session 1 will be held February 1st from 12-12:45pm in Campus Center 301/302 and Session 2 will be held February 2nd from 12:30-1:15pm in Murray 120.

International Film Festival presents The Man Who Sold His Skin: 2/2

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The 2023 International Film Festival, sponsored by the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Allegheny College, has announced its schedule of films for this season! Each year department faculty nominate recent highly acclaimed films in each of the languages taught at the College.

The series runs each Thursday evening, February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 2, 2023, with screenings at 7:00 pm at The Movies @ Meadville, 11155 Highline Drive, Meadville, PA 16335.

All films are free and open to the public.
Free shuttles will depart campus on N. Main at the top of Brooks Walk at 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm

The first film in the lineup is:

Thursday, February 2nd:
The Man Who Sold His Skin (Arabic)
His own body turned into a living work of art and promptly exhibited in a museum, Sam, a Syrian refugee, will soon realize to have sold away more than just his skin.

Brave Conversations: 2/2

Posted on January 31, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join the IDEAS Center at the CC lobby, on Thursday 2/2 at 7-8pm, in an open discussion about police brutality and the recent murder of Tyre Nichols.

Date Night with ICA: 2/2

Posted on February 1, 2023 | Filed under Archive

It’s not that kind of date! This evening from 6-8 pm in the Prayer and Meditation House, the Islamic Cultural Association will explore the religious significance of the few fruits that are mentioned by name in the Holy Qur’an. Samples of each fruit will be available to try! For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu. The PAM House is the little red house next to Arter. The Islamic Awareness Week will conclude tomorrow with a discussion about modesty in Islam.

AGES talks with Trae Yeckley: 2/2

Posted on February 1, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join AGES starting at 6:30 this evening in CC 303 to talk with Trae Yeckley about queer life on campus. We will be talking about LGBTQ+ issues at Allegheny in addition to connecting students with resources and support.

“Light in Odd Spaces,” Friday through Sunday! 1/27–1/29

Posted on January 25, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Meadville Community Theater’s production of “Light in Odd Spaces,” a musical exploration of the history and stories (and hauntings!) of the Odd Fellows Building, will run Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2:00 in (of course) the Odd Fellows Building. Tickets are $13 for adults and $11 for students and seniors. The play is directed by Beth Watkins and was created by a star-studded group of Allegheny alumni, former faculty, and other talented local actors and musicians. See The Campus newspaper for a full description of the play’s creation. The show runs 75 minutes, and you can reserve tickets at the MCT’s web site. Come join us!

Game Room Craft Corner: Mason Jar Decorating — 1/27–1/29 (while supplies last)

Posted on January 25, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The first craft of the Spring Semester is here! Starting Friday, January 27th at noon through the weekend while supplies last. Decorate a mason jar for your dorm, for everyday use, or just for fun. Stop by the game room this weekend and pick up a sweet treat to start the semester off right!

GAP General Meeting: 2/1

Posted on January 29, 2023 | Filed under Archive

It’s time to get back to doing what we do best, bring you all the entertainment! But, we can’t do this by ourselves. So, we are asking your help in attending our first general body meeting of the semester as we lay out the plans for the semester, get your thoughts, engage in interactive activities, and be involved in the events YOU want to see on campus. There is much to discuss but also much for us to still plan so if you can find time on Wednesday, February 1st at 6:30pm, we would love to have you in our meeting! We will be in CC Room 303 where we want you to come ready to engage and plan this fun with us!

P.S. Make sure to bring your friends to get points to an end-of-semester BIG PRIZE!!!

Fiji & American Red Cross Blood Drive: 2/1

Posted on January 29, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Phi Gamma Delta and the American Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive in Schultz Banquet Hall on Wednesday, February 1st. This event is from 2pm to 7pm. Walk-ins are welcome. Those that scheduled a time please arrive on time for your appointment. This is a great opportunity to help those in need, we hope to see you all there.

Are you interested in the Dance and Movement Studies Minor? Join a meeting on 2/1

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

If you are a Dance and Movement Studies Minor, interested in becoming one, or curious about the possibility, come meet with us. There will be a Dance and Movement Studies minors meeting Wednesday, February 1st from 12:30 – 1:20 in the Montgomery Performance Space.

Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series: Angela Keysor — 2/1

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

All are invited to the next Karl W. Weiss ’87 Faculty Lecture Series, sponsored by the Academic Support Committee. Our featured speaker is Angela Keysor who will be giving a talk entitled, “Gendered and Racial Borders of Belonging: Need and Health Care in Massachusetts, 1740-1770,” this Wednesday, 2/1, at 7 PM in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theater in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts. A brief description of Prof. Keysor’s talk follows:

Read more…

Reminder: Black History Month Tabling in CC Lobby 2/1!

Posted on January 31, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Come visit the Advancement of Black Culture Student Association (ABC) in the Campus Center Lobby from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Feb 1, 2023 to learn more about Black History Month, our upcoming events, and to get some cool giveaway items!

RA Info Session: 2/1

Posted on January 31, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Residence Life will be hosting an RA Info Session this evening from 7:00-8:00 PM in Campus Center 301/302. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Resident Advisor position, get more information, hear from current RAs and professional staff, and ask any questions you’re wondering about! As a reminder, you can access the application here. All completed applications are due by Monday, February 13th at 12:00 noon!

World Hijab Day: 2/1

Posted on January 31, 2023 | Filed under Archive

In recognition of World Hijab Day, the Islamic Cultural Association is collaborating with the International Club and the IDEAS Center to present a look at the various styles of hijabs worn around the world! Learn about the deep and complex story of head coverings from 6-8 pm today (Wed., Feb. 1) in the CC Lobby! For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu. The Islamic Awareness Week will return tomorrow with (not-that-kind-of) Date Night with ICA and finish Friday with a discussion on modesty in Islam.

Nominate Allegheny Faculty and Staff for Teaching and Service Awards by 1/31/2023

Posted on November 9, 2022 | Filed under Archive

All members of the Allegheny community are encouraged to submit nominations for faculty and staff awards including the Julian Ross Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Thoburn Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Robert T. Sherman Distinguished Service Award. Award recipients are selected by a committee of alumni who rely on the information in your nominations to make their decisions. Your participation is greatly valued and appreciated.

The nomination form can be found here, along with a list of previous recipients. Nominations are due by January 31, 2023. For more information, please contact Phil Foxman at pfoxman@allegheny.edu or 814-332-5383. Thank you!

Want to be king or queen for a day? “La galette des rois” — 1/31

Posted on January 26, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The “galette des rois” is a French tradition dating to the Middle Ages and is first celebrated on Three Kings Day. But the truth is… the whole month of January is dedicated to this celebration and eating a delicious cake called a “galette des rois.” WATCH OUT FOR YOUR TEETH! There may be a bean hidden inside your slice, and whoever finds it is crowned king/queen/monarch. Drop by the lobby of North Village I (C Wing — Max Kade International Wing) from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31st to get your slice of a “galette des rois” and a hot drink.

ACO 1/31 – Grow Your Friendships

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

We are made for friendships! This week, Allegheny Christian Outreach begins exploring a habit that helps us develop authentic friendships. All are welcome – no past experience is necessary! ACO is a place for students to explore the Bible, ask questions, and learn together. Tuesdays, Ford Chapel 8:30 pm. Contact aco@allegheny.edu for more info!

Watan Band Live Performance: 1/31

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join ICA this evening for a performance of the Syrian-American “Watan” Band from Erie! Middle Eastern food will complement live performances of traditional Syrian music from 6-8 pm in the CC Lobby. For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu. The Islamic Awareness Week will continue on Wednesday with World Hijab Day and Thursday with “Date Night” (oooh!).

RA Info Session: 1/31

Posted on January 30, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Residence Life will be hosting an RA Info Session today from 12:30-1:30 PM in Campus Center 301/302. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Resident Advisor position, get more information, hear from current RAs and professional staff, and ask any questions you’re wondering about! As a reminder, you can access the application here. All completed applications are due by Monday, February 13th at 12:00 noon!

Apply to Join the Writing Consultant Staff

Posted on December 5, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The Director of Writing 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 potential as writers.

All majors, those who are still undeclared, and multilingual speakers and writers are all eligible 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. Applicants must be able to commit to staffing at least one two-hour shift per week, meeting with a “matched” writer for at least one hour per week, and attending a weekly one-hour professional development meeting, held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 pm. Some writing consultants also serve as grammar tutors.

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, January 30, 2023.

The Kleeman Fund — Apply by Noon on 1/30

Posted on January 18, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Art Department is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support significant work in studio art. Monies are available through the Richard Kleeman Research Fund, an endowed fund, created in 1992 in recognition of Professor Kleeman’s 39 years of dedicated teaching at Allegheny. All current Allegheny students who are interested in applying for money from the Richard Kleeman Research Fund are required to submit a written proposal to the chairperson of the Art Department on the form designed for that purpose. Proposals should describe the nature and scope of the project and must include a budget reflecting how funds will be used. Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to help students meet studio art research expenses or other ambitious work.

Further information may be obtained from Art Department faculty and staff. ALL KLEEMAN FUND APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED ONLINE. Please click on the link below. PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY NOON ON Monday, January 30th, FOR FUNDING DURING THE SPRING 2023 SEMESTER. Funding requests should not exceed $500. No printed or handwritten entries will be accepted. Awards will be determined by the faculty of the Art Department. Award recipients will be notified by Friday, February 3rd. Click here to access the Kleeman Fund Application.

REMINDER: Writing Consultant Applications Due Monday, 1/30

Posted on January 22, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Director of Writing 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 potential as writers.

All majors, those who are still undeclared, and multilingual speakers and writers are all eligible 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. Applicants must be able to commit to staffing at least one two-hour shift per week, meeting with a “matched” writer for at least one hour per week, and attending a weekly one-hour professional development meeting, held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 pm. Some writing consultants also serve as grammar tutors.

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, January 30, 2023.

Newman 1/30: VeggieTales Kahoot

Posted on January 26, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Do you like VeggieTales? Do you like playing Kahoot with your friends? Newman Catholic Campus Ministry is hosting a VeggieTales Kahoot session on Monday, January 30th from 8-9 pm in CC 206. The meeting will also include announcements for upcoming Newman events. Contact newman@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Spring 2023 Add, Drop, and Declaring Credit/No Credit Deadline: 1/30 at 5 p.m. EST

Posted on January 26, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for Adding, Dropping, and Declaring Credit/No Credit for a 14-week and Module A course is Monday, January 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Pathways to Service Info Session – Free lunch! 1/30

Posted on January 26, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Gators! Especially JUNIORS and SENIORS – Career Education is back at it with more recruitment programming for the Spring semester. To kickstart, we’ve partnered with our dynamic colleagues in Community Engagement to present our annual Pathways to Service program which has two parts!

Part 1 will focus on preparing students to celebrate their service learning experiences through interactive and reflective discussion. This info session will serve as a vital opportunity for Gators to practice defining what service learning looks like at Allegheny and how they’ve leveraged the skills gleaned from such involvements to confidently articulate the transferable skills and transformative experiences that reflect the qualifications of a national service member.

If you’re interested in learning more about one of Allegheny’s top successful graduate outcomes, join us on Monday, January 30 from 12–1 in the Pelletier Collaboratory, for an info session on what to expect when exploring the Pathways to Service! The first 20 students to register and attend will get a boxed lunch – Register on Handshake here.

STAY TUNED FOR PART 2!

Dua (Prayer) Roses w/ICA: 1/30

Posted on January 29, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Islamic Awareness Week kicks off in the CC Lobby today from 12 pm – 1:30 pm, where you can receive a prayer (dua, in Arabic) and a rose! Duas are versatile supplications that can be used for any and every occasion, from asking for help with a major life event to hoping your favorite team wins the Super Bowl. For more information message @ica.allegheny on Instagram or email ica@allegheny.edu. Stay tuned for more events this week, including traditional Syrian music on Tuesday and World Hijab Day on Wednesday!

Lunar New Year: 1/29

Posted on January 28, 2023 | Filed under Archive

We will be having our Lunar New Year celebration this Sunday in the CC Lobby from 5 pm – 7 pm. There will be food provided, Paper Cutting, Music, Sparkers, and a Lion Dance to end off the Lunar New Year Event. View this flyer for info about Lunar New Year. We hope to see you there.

Allegheny welcomes area high school students to campus today for enrichment program: 1/27

Posted on January 26, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Following a three-year pandemic hiatus, Allegheny welcomes area middle and high school students to campus to participate in an enrichment program to be held on most Fridays through the spring semester. The program kicks off today with approximately 90 high school students from three area school districts participating. Students will be dropped off on Highland Avenue behind the Campus Center and proceed to Montgomery Gymnasium before departing to various class locations across campus. They will later gather in the Campus Center lobby for lunch. Should you encounter a lost student, please take efforts to kindly point or escort them in the right direction! Questions or concerns can be directed to Betsy Summerfield, instructor in the Dance and Movement Studies department and director of the enrichment program, at bsumerfi@allegheny.edu or via phone at (814) 332-2813.

Deadline for FS, Special Topics and EXL100 courses: 1/26

Posted on January 17, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The deadline to submit FS200, FS101, FS201, Special Topics and EXL100 courses to be taught in Fall 23 is January 26. Links to all forms can be found on the Curriculum Committee Website.

Curriculum Committee appreciates your timely submission of these courses.

Study Abroad Info Sessions: 1/25 & 1/26

Posted on January 22, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Office of Global Education will be holding two Study Abroad information sessions this week! If you’re considering studying away or would like to know more about the programs, this session is for you. Session 1 will be held January 25th from 12-12:45 pm in Campus Center 206 and Session 2 will be held January 26th from 12:30-1:15 pm in Campus Center 206.

Attend the Local Community Partner Fair, 1/26

Posted on January 23, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join the Community Engagement Office on Thursday, 1/26, to learn more about the community partners & nonprofits in the Meadville area and how to get involved.

Targeted towards Bonner Service Leader Program cohort students and any general students/faculty interested in learning about opportunities to engage at local nonprofits.

The fair will be hosted in rooms CC301/302 and will be from 4:30pm-5:30pm.

Reminder — Adulting 102: Career Readiness Workshop Today, 1/26 (Open to ALL Students)

Posted on January 25, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Adulting 102: Career Readiness is a workshop series open to ALL students designed to prepare them for their transition into the job and internship markets. The series is a partnership between the Office of Career Education and the Maytum Center for Student Success which features four lunch sessions on topics related to career preparation. Students who attend all four sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion of a workshop series in “Career Readiness” and will enter a drawing for professional development funding. FREE Lunch provided!

Session #1 of 4
Thursday January 26th, 2023 from 12:30pm-1:15pm in Quigley Hall Auditorium

“Common Docs: Producing Quality Application Materials”

Need help creating or revising a resume or cover letter? Join us for a how-to session on common application documents.

Documentary Screening — “The Mystery of San Salvador” with exclusive Director interview: 1/25

Posted on January 17, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The Department of World Languages and Cultures and A5 would like to invite you to a special documentary screening on Wednesday, January 25, 6 pm at Quigley Hall 101.

In the age of discovery (16th century), Spanish people set out on their adventure to the Far East where they encountered Formosa (Taiwan). For 16 years, Northern Taiwan was under Spanish colonization. In the documentary, we are going to find out the Spanish culture and influence that remained in Taiwan.

We also present to you an exclusive interview with Director, José Miguel García Sánchez, who will talk about his job being a documentary filmmaker and his intercultural experience living between Spain and Taiwan.

Food will be provided!

Free Yoga Class: 1/24 at 4:00 in Wise Center

Posted on January 19, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Kate Costanzo from Yoga Spot (and our Assistant Athletic Director) will be offering a free yoga class on Tuesday, Jan 24th from 4:00 to 4:45 PM in the dance studio in the Wise Center for the Allegheny community and Wise Center guests. No sign up or experience needed! Any questions please e-mail kcostanzo@allegheny.edu.

ACO Starts Tonight – 1/24

Posted on January 23, 2023 | Filed under Archive

This semester Allegheny Christian Outreach continues a conversation about habits of purpose – how they shape our lives, and help us grow closer to God. No past experience is necessary – ACO is a place for students to explore the Bible, ask questions, and learn together. Tuesdays, Ford Chapel 8:30 pm. Contact aco@allegheny.edu for more info!

Invented Archives opening reception in the Allegheny Art Galleries: 1/24

Posted on January 23, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Please join us for a drop-in reception on Tuesday, January 24, 5:30 – 7:00 pm in the Allegheny Art Galleries, to celebrate the opening of Invented Archives, featuring Allegheny Art faculty Angie Jennings, with New York City-based artists Mitsuko Brooks and Diana Sofia Lozano. Refreshments and and small bites will be served. Read more about the exhibition and the artists here. Invented Archives is on view January 24 – March 3. Regular open hours in the galleries begin January 25.

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Trip 2023 – Apply by 1/23

Posted on January 12, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Students with a curiosity or desire to spend Spring Break 2023 traveling, learning, and serving as a team member in a different part of the country should consider applying for the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trip opportunity through the Community Engagement Office. The trip costs $130 which includes transportation, housing and food. Trip scholarships are available.

This year’s trip will be with Living Lands and Waters – Memphis, TN – for a Mississippi River cleanup. Any student who is interested should consider applying using the brief form linked below.

To apply, please click here.

The deadline to apply will be January 23rd. Questions? Please email churley@allegheny.edu

Agenda Items for Faculty Meeting Due by 9 a.m. Monday: 1/23

Posted on January 18, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Items to be included in the notice of the January 26 Faculty Meeting should be sent to Faculty Secretary Margaret Nelson (mnelson@allegheny.edu) by 9 a.m. on Monday, January 23. Please include electronic versions of any reports or documents associated with your agenda item, as well as suggested text for any announcement. For questions regarding potential inclusion of new business items or reports on this or future agendas, please contact Margaret Nelson or Ken Pinnow, faculty moderator.

Newman 1/23: Catholicism in Mallorca

Posted on January 19, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Newman Catholic Campus Ministry is hosting a meeting entitled “Catholicism in Mallorca” led by Fr. Jeff Lucas, Campus Minister and Newman Advisor. The discussion is taking place on Monday, January 23rd from 8-9 pm in CC 206 and will summarize some of the sights and Catholic culture in Mallorca, Spain. The meeting will first involve announcements and a brief planning period for upcoming Newman events, after which the discussion will take place. Contact newman@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Allegheny Playshop Opportunities — Auditions on 1/23

Posted on January 19, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Auditions for Machinal by Sophie Treadwell
Play direction by Rachel Hoey – Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

An episodic journey of a young woman’s experience struggling through a suffocating world, Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal invites audiences to examine Helen’s search for love and freedom amidst an emotional state of entrapment. This 1920’s expressionist drama mechanically reimagines the events leading up to the murder trial of Ruth Synder. Machinal begs the question: “Is anything for me?”

Auditions: Monday, January 23 from 6:00-10:00pm
Audition Form here: https://forms.gle/7XWmSwgcXSeKb6zQ6
or posters with QR code will be featured throughout campus.

If you have any questions about the audition process please contact:
Rachel Hoey at rhoey@allegheny.edu and Claire Hurd at hurd01@allegheny.edu

Sign Up for Intramural Basketball by 1/22

Posted on January 16, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Intramural Basketball league is back and it’s time to start thinking about who you want on your team. Our basketball tournament will be starting January 29th and ending February 19th. All of the games will be held on Sunday nights at 6:00 PM. Team sign-ups will be available until midnight on January 22nd unless we reach our team limit before that time. If you were on the varsity basketball roster after the first official game, you are not allowed to play. You can find the sign up link here. Team Captains, please email all of your teammates this link so they can sign the waiver or else they will not be allowed to play. Questions? Contact prices2@allegheny.edu or jluteran@allegheny.edu

Annual Pride Game – Sun. 1/22

Posted on January 19, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join the Athletic Department and IDEAS Center for our annual Pride basketball game on Sunday, January 22nd at 2:00pm as Women’s Basketball takes on Kenyon. The first 50 students receive a walking taco and free Pride shirt. Donations will be collected at the game for the Trevor Project.

Game Room Craft Corner: Welcome Back! 1/20–1/22 (while supplies last)

Posted on January 18, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Start this semester off right and swing by the Game Room for Craft Corner starting this Friday, January 20th at noon through the weekend while supplies last! Come grab a sweet treat!

Benefit Performance for Allen Condon: 1/22

Posted on January 15, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join campus and community performing groups for a performance benefitting Allegheny alum Allen Condon as he battles cancer. 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 22 in the Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre, Vukovich Center. A free-will donation will be collected with all monies going directly to Allen. https://gofund.me/456bc91e

People & Places Deadline: 1/20

Posted on January 12, 2023 | Filed under Archive

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is Jan. 20. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to people@allegheny.edu.

Gandhi & King with SASS: 1/19

Posted on January 17, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join us for a discussion about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s connection with Gandhi on Thursday, January 19, at 5:30 p.m. in Grounds for Change.

Winter Involvement Fair Today! – 1/19

Posted on January 18, 2023 | Filed under Archive

You are invited to join some of Allegheny’s student clubs and departments at the Winter Involvement Fair this evening! They will be located in the Campus Center Lobby between 5pm-6:30pm. You don’t want to miss out on this amazing opportunity to have multiple extracurricular activities at your fingertips! There will be free beverages and snacks available for all who attend. See you tonight!

Dinner and Movie with QPOC: 1/18

Posted on January 17, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join us to watch “Brother Outsider,” the documentary of the life of Bayard Rustin, the orchestrator of the March on Washington and a prolific Civil Rights leader that time forgot because he was an openly gay Black man, on Wednesday, January 18, at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Creek Connections December Newsletter

Posted on December 13, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Creek Connections has been busy this fall! Learn about the Spotted Lanternfly and how you can help slow its spread in Pennsylvania. Our very own Kaitlyn Royal was named the November Salt Watcher of the Month. Get a summary of the National Poll on Water. See if you can name this month’s Feature Creature and check out our Creek Connections Kahoots and Quizlets! View the Creek Connections December Newsletter here.

Ethnicity and Sexuality in Contemporary Latin America

Posted on December 12, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The topic for SPAN 350 “Topics in Hispanic Culture” in Spring 2023 is the study of indigenous and gay communities in Latin America. Students study the biography and history of Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú from Guatemala; Evo Morales, the first indigenous president of Bolivia; and Reinaldo Arenas, a gay Cuban writer exiled in the United States. The readings are supplemented with viewing documentaries and feature films in Spanish. If you have taken 2 Spanish courses at the 200-level or speak Spanish as a native or heritage language, you can use this class to count toward a Spanish Major or Minor, Latin American Studies Minor, a Global Health Studies language course, or to fill an HE or IP distribution requirement. Contact Professor Wilfredo Hernández at whernand@allegheny.edu if you have any questions or have trouble registering for the class in Self Service.

Welcome (Back) Weekend – Spring 2023

Posted on December 12, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Students, save the date for the Spring ’23 semester! Allegheny College will be hosting some great opportunities for students to get together, reunite with old friends, and make some new friends Friday, January 13th through Monday, January 16th. There will be crafts, snacks, FREE Cash Attack Game Show, Drag Show Bingo, and more. Click here to see the full schedule of events. Please contact sli@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Wise Center and Pool Hours for Dec/Jan

Posted on December 12, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The Wise Center hours for December and January can be found here. It is a live document and will be updated as necessary. The pool hours can be found here. If you have Wise Center questions e-mail jluteran@allegheny.edu and if you have pool questions e-mail mniggle@allegheny.edu.

Logo Mats/Cintas Mats

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Physical Plant, along with Cintas, will be collecting all the Cintas and Logo mats during the break, to do an inventory and assess the condition of the mats/rugs. If you have Logo mats or Cintas mats in your areas, please let us know, where they are and how many you have. This will help us, when going to pick them up. They will be returned after inventory is done. We thank you in advance for your help with this.

¿Hablas español? Heritage Speaker Course Spring 2023

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Heritage speakers of Spanish are students who grew up speaking Spanish while having limited academic exposure to the language or taking classes designed for speakers of English learning Spanish as a second language. Is this you? SPAN 245 “Spanish for Heritage Speakers: Bilingualism, Culture, and Latinx Identity” is designed for you to expand your vocabulary, polish spelling and writing skills, and gain awareness and understanding of the distinctive feature of Latinx cultures in the U.S. Course content in which these skills are embedded fulfill the college CL and PD distribution requirements. Visiting Assistant Professor Alfredo Hernandez is offering the course (MWF 2:30-3:20). Contact him at ahernandez@allegheny.edu or Spanish section leader Professor Riess briess@allegheny.edu with any preguntas o dudas you might have!

Winslow Health Center – Winter Break Update

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Winslow Health Center will close for the winter break on Tuesday, December 13th. This will be the last day the Health Center is open for the Fall 2022 semester. If you have medication that has been delivered to the Health Center, please pick it up before 3pm on Tuesday, December 13th. Any questions, please call 814-332-4355.

Join Civic Symphony Orchestra for Spring 2023!

Posted on November 30, 2022 | Filed under Archive

If you play an orchestral string, wind, or brass instrument and would like to be a part of a college orchestra, we welcome all to audition for the Allegheny Civic Symphony Orchestra. The group rehearses Monday nights throughout the semester and is always open to new members. A very informal audition, just a way to hear where you are in your musical journey, can be arranged for either sometime before this semester ends or the first week of Spring semester. Reach out to Dr. Michael Dolan, Director of the orchestra, mdolan@allegheny.edu with any questions or to set up a time to meet.

The Library Is Hiring for Winter Break and Spring 2023!

Posted on November 30, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The Library is hiring student employees for both winter break and the upcoming spring 2023 semester!

We are looking for students to work at the Library Services Desk. We have positions for both Federal Work Study and Campus Employment students.

Details and the job description can be found within the application survey.

First-Year students are highly encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact Kirsten Hauser, khauser@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-2153.

Sign Up Now for Intramural Basketball League!

Posted on December 7, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Intramural Basketball league is back and it’s time to start thinking about who you want on your team. Our basketball tournament will be starting January 29th and ending February 19th. All of the games will be held on Sunday nights at 6:00 PM. Team sign-ups will be available until midnight on January 22nd unless we reach our team limit before that time. You can find the link here. Team Captains please email all of your teammates this link so they can sign the waiver or else they will not be allowed to play. Questions? Contact prices2@allegheny.edu or jluteran@allegheny.edu

Anyone can take ARAB 110!

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

There are no class restrictions on ARAB 110: Beginning Arabic I beginning Tuesday 12/13 and no prerequisites! So, anyone can join ARAB 110! If you are still looking for a fun and different class, give Arabic a try!

It meets: MWF 9:00-9:50
Distribution Requirements: IP and ME

T-shirts Requested for MLK Day 2023 Service Project

Posted on December 12, 2022 | Filed under Archive

In advance of the Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day holiday (Monday, January 16, 2023), and a week of events celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King, the MLK Day Planning committee is requesting any individuals, offices, or groups who may have extra T-shirts — any size, gently worn or unused, and even outdated Gator gear sitting in a box — to drop it off at the IDEAS Center or at your head RA’s drop-off location (if applicable for students). Shirts will eventually be repurposed during MLK Day through a drop-in service project to make reusable T-shirt bags (stay tuned for more details!) These washable, reusable T-shirt bags are in line with Allegheny’s institutional sustainability goals and will be a resource for campus and community partners, including local food pantries, where there are opportunities to reduce single use plastics. Please contact committee member, Colin Hurley (churley@allegheny.edu), if there are questions. Thank you in advance for your support!

Call for MLK Week Programs

Posted on December 12, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Dear Allegheny Campus Offices, Departments, Staff, Faculty and Students,

If you have any programs, events or activities you are planning in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week here at Allegheny College, please share these event details with the MLK Planning Committee so your event can be featured in the MLK Week Schedule of Events Calendar!

Please send program/event details to Lisa Nicole Smith, Chair of the MLK Planning Committee, via email at lsmith2@allegheny.edu.

Reminder for Students: RSVP To Attend the Meadville Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Dinner at Allegheny

Posted on January 8, 2023 | Filed under Archive

This year, the Meadville Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community dinner will take place at Allegheny College. The event will take place on January 16th in Schultz Hall. STUDENTS — are you interested in attending? Cost of attendance will be covered for the FIRST 10 Allegheny students who RSVP using this Google form. Registered students will contact hroberson@allegheny.edu to pick up the tickets prior to the dinner. Details about the event can be found on this flyer.

Winter Break Self Care Packages from AGES

Posted on December 22, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Are you on campus for Winter Break?

Fill out this survey from All Gender Equity Society and tell us how you are practicing self-care. The first 5 people to respond will get a self care package.

LGBTQ+ and Queer people can be especially stressed over the holidays, so this is your reminder to take breaks and practice self-care. Winners will be announced by email.

Allegheny Day at Men’s Basketball Game on 1/11!

Posted on January 9, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Join us for this Wednesday’s men’s basketball game at 7pm in Mullen Arena inside the Wise Center as the Gators host PAC foe Westminster. All Allegheny employees, including Aramark and St. Moritz, will receive a ticket for your first alcoholic drink at the Beer Garden free, courtesy of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Just show your College ID at the table near the entrance to receive your ticket!

Newman/Sojourners Collaboration: 1/16

Posted on January 15, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Newman Catholic Campus Ministry & Sojourners Christian Fellowship are hosting a discussion and Kahoot about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day & Christianity. The event is taking place on Monday, January 16th from 8-9 PM in CC 206. All are welcome! Contact nesew@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Admissions Event Parking 1/16

Posted on January 11, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Admissions is welcoming families to campus for a visit day on 1/16. We are advising families to park in the lower Odd Fellows/Quigley lot. If you are willing and able, it would be appreciated if staff could park in another lot on the 16th to accommodate our campus visitors from 9am-4pm. Thank you!

Protein Biochemistry Research Position — Apply by 1/13

Posted on December 6, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Are you interested in exploring how chemistry concepts are utilized to understand protein regulation, cancer cell energy requirements, and inhibition of pharmaceutical targets? If you answered yes, we are pleased to announce that two research positions are currently available in Dr. Garcia’s Biochemistry Laboratory.

Time Commitment: The two-semester experience consists of one experiment/week (4 hours) and weekly group meetings (1 hour).

Qualification: Currently enrolled in Chem 122 or Chem 332 in the 2023 Spring Semester.

Application Link (Deadline Jan. 13): https://forms.gle/Xvw6RGTrkxSG7Q2s5

NOW OPEN: 2023 Winter Involvement Fair Registration — Sign up by 1/13

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Registration is open to student organizations and Campus departments for the 2023 Winter Involvement Fair. Now that students have been here and know more of what their interests are, the fair will provide the opportunity for students and organizations, new and returning, to connect.

Please note that the registration is open to all organizations recognized by ASG, Student Life, and Allegheny departments that offer spring and summer involvement opportunities for 2023.

The event will take place on January 19, 2023 from 5pm to 6:30pm in the Campus Center lobby. The last day to register for the event is January 13th at 4pm. Please use this link to sign your club/department up.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Posted on June 1, 2021 | Filed under Archive

Visit the Allegheny COVID-19 website for the latest updates regarding Allegheny’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Play an instrument? Join the band!

Posted on November 29, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Greetings Gators!

The Allegheny College Wind Symphony is seeking instrumentalists to join us for the Spring 2023 semester. If you play a brass, woodwind, or percussion instrument, we would like to invite you to audition for this fantastic opportunity!

Rehearsals are 12:30pm-1:20pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Auditions are not meant to be stressful in anyway. It is just a chance to hear you play and get to know you before we start rehearsals. We are asking you prepare up to 5 minutes of whatever you feel shows your ability (it can be shorter than 5 minutes, most are only about a minute or two). It could be a solo, an etude, an excerpt, or whatever you are comfortable playing. Click the link below for example etudes:

https://bit.ly/ACEnsembles

You can either audition in-person or online:

1. In-person auditions (Week of 12/05): Sign up here.

2. Online auditions (Due by 11:59pm Saturday January 14th, 2023.) Follow the instructions on this PDF.

If you have any questions, email Dr. Graham at jgraham@allegheny.edu

Faculty Workshop on Using Google Storage with Canvas: 1/10

Posted on January 3, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Allegheny’s Google Workspace for Education subscription currently provides all faculty with unlimited Google storage, whereas our Canvas subscription only allows for limited storage per course and for the institution as a whole. For this reason, it is important for faculty to construct their Canvas sites in ways that minimize their Canvas storage use. On Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 1pm to 3pm in the main floor Pelletier classroom (Room 224), members of the Allegheny Canvas Team will offer a hands-on workshop that will guide faculty through the process of moving course files to Google Drive and then integrating them effectively into Canvas. Specific tips and tricks will be provided at the start of the workshop and then participants will have the opportunity to work independently to prepare their spring courses and ask questions. The facilitators will be available for the full two hours, but participants are welcome to leave at any time after the initial presentation. Interested faculty can sign up by completing this form.

Reminder — Students: RSVP To Attend the Meadville Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Dinner at Allegheny

Posted on January 8, 2022 | Filed under Archive

This year, the Meadville Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. community dinner will take place at Allegheny College. The event will take place on January 16th in Schultz Hall. STUDENTS — are you interested in attending? Cost of attendance will be covered for the FIRST 10 Allegheny students who RSVP using this Google form. Registered students will contact hroberson@allegheny.edu to pick up the tickets prior to the dinner. Details about the event can be found on this flyer.

January 2023 Gator Gathering! 1/5

Posted on January 2, 2023 | Filed under Archive

Faculty and Staff – grab your party hats and head over to Tippie on Thursday, January 5, from 3:30 – 5:00 pm to ring in the New Year with your fellow Gators! Mimosas for all!

Course Reflection Sessions for Faculty: 12/21 & 1/5

Posted on December 14, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Faculty are invited to join Director of Faculty Development Rachel Weir to reflect on their fall 2022 courses, identifying the successes and challenges and considering how their fall 2022 experiences might influence their future courses. Two reflection sessions will be offered and participants are welcome to attend one or both. The first one will take place on Wednesday, December 21, from 2pm to 3pm and will be an opportunity for faculty to record their immediate post-semester thoughts. During the second session, which will take place on Thursday, January 5, from 1:30pm to 3:00pm, faculty will also be able to analyze and reflect on their RSE responses. Both sessions will take place in CC 301/302. Interested faculty can sign up by completing this form. Refreshments will be provided.

Change in Academic Alerts from Dec. 22 – Jan. 3

Posted on December 21, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Faculty may continue to submit their Academic Alerts over the holiday break.
Please note, the Academic Alert daily report sent via email to advisors, class deans, and coaches will be paused until January 3rd. Enjoy the break!

Student Paychecks for December

Posted on December 11, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Student paychecks for December 15 will be put in your campus mailbox. If you want your paycheck mailed to your home address, please contact Trisha Palmer by Tuesday, December 13, at (814) 332-2312 or send an email to tpalmer@allegheny.edu to sign up to have your paycheck mailed home. If you currently get direct deposit, your pay will go into your account as usual; you don’t need to reach out to Trisha.

“Meeting This Moment” Symposium Speakers Announced

Posted on November 14, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Three keynote speakers and six papers have been confirmed for “Meeting This Moment: Exploring the State of Allegheny College’s Methodist Affiliation,” which will be held on campus March 17-18, 2023. Keynote speakers include Dr. Joanne Berger-Sweeney, president of Trinity College; Rev. Dr. Peter D. Weaver, a United Methodist bishop from Western Pennsylvania; and Melissa Spas, a 2003 Allegheny alumna who was recently named vice president for religion at Chautauqua Institution. Details about these speakers and the papers selected for presentation are available on the symposium website. Registration will be available in January.

Want to study a language next semester?

Posted on November 14, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Thinking about trying a language class in the spring? If you want to start a new language, it’s easy — just register for 110! If you want to continue a language you studied before coming to Allegheny, you can take a placement test to find the right course for you. (Details for the placement test are here.) Contact languages@allegheny.edu with any questions.

Mutual Aid Closet Donations Needed!

Posted on November 14, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The Mutual Aid Closet located inside the IDEAS Center expansion area is in need of donations. We accept a variety of donations, from personal hygiene items to canned foods. Any donation is highly appreciated! Donations may be dropped off to the student worker desk inside the IDEAS Center.

Wise Center Front Desk Workers Needed For Winter Break

Posted on November 15, 2022 | Filed under Archive

We are looking for students to help cover the front desk at the Wise Center during December and January when classes are not in session. If you are interested in this paid position please e-mail jluteran@allegheny.edu by the end of this week.

ALIC Co-op Courses Spring ’23 Module A

Posted on November 15, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Registration is now open via Self Service. No permissions or prerequisites are required!

Email Byron Rich @ brich@allegheny.edu or see the ALIC site for more info.

All courses are 2 credits and seven weeks long. Information regarding Module B courses will be released soon.

Spring 2023 Module A Courses:

Read more…

New Entrance Door to Wise Center for Winter Months

Posted on November 16, 2022 | Filed under Archive

We will be moving the Wise Center entrance door to the far left door by the white post with the handicap button and scanner on it for the winter months. We do this in the winter to spread out the snow through the entryway so it doesn’t all collect in one spot. After you open that exterior door you will then enter the normal interior door at the far right. This change will happen this week. If your card does not work or you forgot your card you can call the front desk worker at 814-332-PLAY (7529).

Winter Break Updates from Residence Life

Posted on November 16, 2022 | Filed under Archive

As we approach the end of the semester, we wanted to share winter break information, move-out plans for December, and move-in dates for January.

See below for more details on these action items:

  • If you need to, sign up for winter break housing by November 30.
  • If you are leaving for winter break, move out of your room, apartment, or house by 12:00 noon on December 21.
  • If you need to, sign up for a winter break shuttle to leave campus in December or to return in January.
  • If you are leaving for winter break, sign up for a move-in slot for January by January 6, 2023.

Read more…

Study Martial Arts

Posted on November 17, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Study a traditional Korean Martial Art next semester, Tang Soo Do, DMS 114. Learn martial arts basics, self defense and life skills. 2 credits.

New Gator TAILS Podcast!

Posted on November 17, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Episode 4 of the Gator TAILS Podcast is live! In this episode, Prof. Matt Venesky (Director of URSCA) chats with Ray Colabawalla (’25) & Hunter Goerman (’25) about a project they worked on in conjunction with Pennsylvania Environmental Council and local community partners over the summer of 2022. The main objective of the project (named the “Glaciers Edge”) is to assess the possibility of establishing a formal connection between public and private lands in Western Pennsylvania, between the cities of Erie and Pittsburgh. Subscribe to the Gator TAILS Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your favorite platform and visit the Gator TAILS website for more information about this, and other, episodes.

Reminder: Making the Dream Happen–Faculty & Staff

Posted on November 21, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Come be part of the planning committee for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023!

As a member of the planning committee, you will be a voice at the table and a leader in our planning for this year’s MLK Week. Come with your ideas, past program successes and large scale dreams for Allegheny College’s continued education of one of history’s most influential leaders.

Contact or stop in to chat with Lisa Nicole Smith in the IDEAS Center (Lsmith2@allegheny.edu) for more details.

Free Hats and Scarves!

Posted on November 21, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Hey everyone! The weather has been getting pretty chilly lately. As such, the Knitting Club will be giving out free hats and scarves to those that need them. This will be on a first come first serve basis. Please fill out this form if you would like a free hat or scarf, and we will get it to you after break!

Orientation Leader Applications Now Open!

Posted on November 27, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Want to help welcome our new students to campus next fall? Learn more and apply to be an orientation leader here: https://www.tinyurl.com/olapp23.

What kind of students are we looking for? Any students that want to help new students find their home at Allegheny. No previous experience is necessary as we will provide robust training for the position. Gain leadership experience and earn some extra cash before the semester starts.

What will an Orientation Leader do? They will lead a small group of students throughout the new students’ fall orientation and week of welcome program. They will help prepare them for the start of their Allegheny experience through small group conversations and larger group events. They will provide advice, introduce them to resources, and are essential in helping to facilitate the adjustment of new students to the community. These leaders will play a KEY role in the transition of new students through the summer, fall orientation, and Gator WOW.

Time Commitment: We will ask students to be available to train and work Thursday, August 17 – Monday, August 29, 2022.

Gator Express Shuttle Service for Students

Posted on November 29, 2022 | Filed under Archive

Student Life is excited to announce the launch of our new Gator Express shuttle service for students! This service is provided at no additional charge. Students needing transportation in town (within 25 miles of the College) can request a ride by submitting a Gator Express Shuttle Request Form at least 24 hours in advance. The Gator Express shuttle service is primarily intended for transportation to appointments, pharmacies, and/or storage. Please note that, while all attempts will be made to accommodate all requests, we cannot guarantee that services will be available. Please do not assume that a ride is guaranteed if you submit a request; you will be sent a confirmation email if the ride is available. Transportation will be provided by student drivers in Allegheny College-owned vehicles. Hours available for requests are Monday through Friday, 10 am–5 pm. If you have any questions, please email transportation@allegheny.edu.

CSA Clery Training Reminder

Posted on November 28, 2022 | Filed under Archive

If you have been assigned the CSA Clery Training and have not completed it yet, please do so at your earliest convenience. This is a required training. Please read the slide deck, complete the quiz using the embedded link on the last slide and remember to close the popup box in the training task when finished.

Merriman Campus Store December Discount

Posted on December 1, 2022 | Filed under Archive

The Merriman Campus Store is pleased to once again offer our annual 20% storewide discount for all shoppers at our store in Henderson Campus Center! This discount is valid for the month of December and may not be combined with other discounts.