Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Higher Education Strategist to Visit Allegheny: 2/25

Posted on February 21, 2019 | Filed under Events

Please join the Center for Political Participation and the Law & Policy Program for a special event on Monday, February 25, from 12:15 to 1:20 p.m. in the Tillotson Room, Tippie Alumni Center. Marty McGough, current president of MPM Consulting in Pittsburgh and Higher Education Strategist for Campos Inc., will be giving a talk entitled “Thick and Thin Support for Trump Among Republicans.” McGough has conducted market research and polling projects at agencies in Toronto, Washington, New York City and Pittsburgh for over two decades. Lunch will be provided.

First Year Formal: 2/23

Posted on February 20, 2019 | Filed under Events

ASG Class of 2022 presents First Year Formal. It will be held in Schultz Banquet Hall Saturday, February 23, from 7 to 10 p.m. The formal is a Great Gatsby theme so come well dressed, old sport, and enjoy a fun night of dancing, food, friends and door prizes. Admission is free.

“Why They Can’t Write”–Faculty Development Workshop on Teaching Writing: 2/28 & 3/6

Posted on February 20, 2019 | Filed under Events

Join Director of Writing, Alexis Hart, for a discussion of the “Writing Experiences” chapter of John Warner’s 2018 book “Why They Can’t Write,” in which Warner claims, “I believe that to help students write better … we need to get out of the ‘essay’ business entirely” (155) and offers strategies to avoid writing assignments that “are unpleasant for students to write and boring or frustrating for instructors to read” (155). There are two opportunities: Thursday, Februrary 28, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Campus Center 206, and Wednesday, March 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Collaboratory.

Pathways to Service: 2/26

Posted on February 20, 2019 | Filed under Events

Launch your post-Allegheny career with a year of paid service. At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center, attend the Pathways to Service panel to hear from representatives from six different organizations: PULSE Pittsburgh, AmeriCorps Vista, AmeriCorps NCCC, Peace Corps, City Year Cleveland, AmeriCorps Keys. Between 1:30 and 3 p.m., representatives will have open office hours in the Pelletier library, offices are as follows: 238 PULSE Pittsburgh, 244 AmeriCorps Vista, 248 AmeriCorps NCCC, 253 Peace Corps, 254 City Year Cleveland, and 308D AmeriCorps Keys.

Documentary Screening–“This is a Cemetery: Greendale”: 2/28

Posted on February 20, 2019 | Filed under Events

“This is a Cemetery: Greendale,” a documentary film by Michael Keeley, professor of Communication Arts, will be screening at Park Avenue Cinema on Thursday, February 28, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more than four decades, Jim and Mary Vogan have cared for and maintained Greendale Cemetery as a both a park and a burial ground. This film explores the history and beauty of Greendale and shows the dedication and hard work that goes into keeping it a community treasure.

Community & Justice Studies Luncheon: 2/27

Posted on February 18, 2019 | Filed under Events

The annual Community & Justice Studies Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, February 27, at noon in the Collaboratory in the Gateway. All COMJ faculty, majors, and minors, as well as those interested in the program, are invited. Guest presenters will be Jack Harkless, Larry McKnight, and Autumn Vogel who are local critical citizens running for Meadville City Council. Lunch will be served at noon with the program beginning at 12:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Jennifer Kessner (jkessner@allegheny.edu) in the Civic Engagement Office by Friday, February 22.

Register for Bystander Programming Sessions: 2/7 & 3/7

Posted on February 4, 2019 | Filed under Events

Bystander training, using the nationally acclaimed model, “Bringing in the Bystander,” will be offered on campus this semester. “Bringing in the Bystander” teaches participants how to safely intervene in instances where sexual violence, relationship violence or stalking may be occurring or where there may be risk that it will occur. The program is also applicable more widely in that it will help community members actively confront and challenge all forms of harassment and discrimination. Facilitated by Women’s Services, Inc., sessions will be offered:
• Thursday, February 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
• Thursday, March 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
To register, or for more information, please contact Gilly Ford, Title IX coordinator, at gford@allegheny.edu or 814-332-3085.

Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research for Summer 2019

Posted on January 16, 2019 | Filed under Events

The Provost and Dean of the College Office announces funding opportunities and application form for Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research for Summer 2019. Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research funding offers students and faculty the opportunity to work together on a research project of mutual interest. The project must not be directly related to the student’s senior project, though it can serve as preparation. This funding is not available for independent studies, summer internships, assistantships, or summer employment opportunities. Students interested in obtaining summer employment should contact the Financial Aid Office for a list of positions available during the summer. In order to be eligible for funding, student research must be conducted in collaboration with an Allegheny faculty member and the applicant must be a continuing student in good academic standing. Students must consult with their professor to confirm the specifics of the proposed project, including number of weeks, planned number of hours worked per week, and materials budget, before submitting this application form. The Provost’s Office will review applications in early/mid April and will notify both the student and the professor as soon as possible regarding the status of this SFR Collaborative Application. This online application must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 26 in order to be considered for funding.