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Celebrate Senior Research at Scholars Symposium: 5/13

Posted on May 9, 2021 | Filed under Events

Please join us for the 4th annual Richard J Cook-Teresa M Lahti Scholars Symposium on Thursday, May 13. Use this link to join the virtual event where you can learn about the senior projects of approximately 60 students from across all departments and programs. When you join the event, you’ll see a list of subject areas on the left side of your screen, and poster tabs on the right side. You can browse through the presentations by subject or by simply clicking on poster tabs that look interesting. When you click on a presentation, you will see a video from the student introducing themselves and their project and then either a poster or another video with their exhibit or demonstration. If you scroll down, you will see a Chat option on the left. We encourage you to leave questions or notes of encouragement for the students. The Scholars Symposium link will also be available on the Moments to Celebrate page on the Allegheny website.

Zingale Big Idea Competition: 5/8

Posted on May 5, 2021 | Filed under Events

The 2021 Zingale Big Idea Competition will take place on Saturday, May 8, starting at 8 a.m. via Zoom. Ten teams from Allegheny College, Grove City College and Westminster College will pitch their big ideas to a team of 13 judges as they compete to become the winner of the $10,000 First Prize. Winners will be announced at 3:30 p.m. We welcome anyone to log on to see any or all of these presentations via this link. The schedule of presentations can be found here and click here for the bios of the judges. For more information, contact Chris Allison (callison@allegheny.edu), Entrepreneur in Residence, or Sarah Holt (sholt@allegheny.edu), Quigley Hall Coordinator. This event is hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics and is made possible through the generous support of Lance & Karen Zingale and the Burton Morgan Foundation.

Spring Airs–Concert on the Quad: 5/8

Posted on May 5, 2021 | Filed under Events

Come and Enjoy as the Allegheny College Music Department presents Spring Airs: Concert on the Quad on Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. Rain date will be Sunday, May 9. In the event of inclement weather, check the MyAllegheny website for updates on the concert. Performing will be the Bass Ensemble, Civic Symphony, Choirs, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble Please note: The concert is open solely to the on-campus community.

Biology Department Senior Project Symposium: 5/10-11

Posted on May 5, 2021 | Filed under Events

To celebrate the research accomplishments of the Class of 2021, the Biology Department is pleased to host its Twenty-Third Annual Senior Project Symposium, on Monday and Tuesday afternoons, May 10-11 (virtually). 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. Please contact the Symposium Coordinator at ljackson@allegheny.edu for the link(s) to attend virtually. A schedule of the symposium presentations may be viewed on the Biology website.

Improv Show–The Egg Detectives Return: 5/9

Posted on May 5, 2021 | Filed under Events

Allegheny’s only improv comedy troupe is holding a show this Sunday, May 9, at 6 p.m. in the Vuk Courtyard. There will be thrills, laughs and heartbreak as senior Draigh Ricketson’s four years at Allegheny College come to their suspenseful conclusion. Sign up for tickets to this epic and fantastical show here.

CPDC Is Looking for Volunteers to Have Fun for Gator Care Day Spring ’21: 5/13

Posted on May 3, 2021 | Filed under Events

Administrators, faculty, and staff– CPDC is looking for some help to create fun and relaxation for the campus community on May 13 for Gator Care Day! The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year we will be featuring three events that are designed to bring the campus community together via the Fun Zone, Zen Zone, and the Unplug Zone. However, we need your help to make it fun and relaxing for everyone. We need volunteers to help lead yoga/ meditation sessions, pass out swag, interact with students in the outdoors, and to simply have fun with us. So, nothing too strenuous, just some yard games, music, and relaxing. Are you in? If so, please contact Charity Grace via email at cgrace@allegheny.edu by Monday, May 10.

Geek Expo: 5/7

Posted on May 3, 2021 | Filed under Events

Join Dumbledore’s Army on Friday, May 7, for the Geek Expo to raise money for the American Cancer Society on the Brooks Walk from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be food and drinks for 50 cents each. We will also be doing crafts, such as Tie-dyeing, Wand, and Goblet painting. Quidditch will be running through the entire day, with glow Quidditch starting at 7.

Donor Funded Intern Housing in Washington, D.C.

Posted on May 2, 2021 | Filed under Events

Attention Students! Have you secured an internship in Washington, D.C., this summer? Are you wondering where you will stay? Allegheny College, through the Department of Political Science and Career Education, is eager to offer Donor Funded limited housing to qualified students who have secured internships in Washington, D.C. Please visit Career Education, virtually or in person, to request an application. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 7, at noon.

Hiring Peer Speaking Consultants for F21/S22

Posted on April 29, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Director of College Speaking is looking for students interested in joining the Learning Commons peer speaking consultant staff. Peer speaking consultants work with students in Allegheny’s Learning Commons to improve and develop a wide range of oral presentations. The ideal speaking consultant candidate is hard working, intellectually engaged and curious, personable, and supportive of their peers and their success. An ideal applicant has a sense of what makes oral communication more or less effective even if they are not the strongest presenter. The application form can be found here. Please contact the Director of College Speaking Jon Wiebel at jwiebel@allegheny.edu with any questions. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, May 7.

Law & Policy Exit Interviews

Posted on April 28, 2021 | Filed under Events

Reminder for all graduating Law & Policy students: sign up for your brief exit interview with Professor Harward (bharward@allegheny.edu). Remote interviews will be held all week May 3-7. In preparation for the exit interview, make sure your portfolio is complete. Your L&P mentor will be available to assist you if you have any questions.

Good Citizen Scholarship

Posted on March 21, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship is a $2,000 award for 2021-2022 academic year. It is reserved for undergraduate students who have shown an extraordinary commitment to community service, and who have demonstrated creativity in shaping their volunteer activities. Each institution can submit one application for this scholarship. To be considered for selection as Allegheny College’s nominee, please submit your application to fao@allegheny.edu by May 31, 2021. If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact Mia Hodge, assistant director of Financial Aid, at mhodge@allegheny.edu or call 814-332-2701.