Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Lecture–“Generation of Vector Potentials From Specified Magnetic Fields”: 4/20

Posted on April 17, 2018 | Filed under Events

Zachary Silberman will give a talk, “Generation of Vector Potentials from Specified Magnetic Fields” in Carr 120 at 12:15 p.m. Friday, April 20. Silberman is a 2013 Allegheny graduate and is a PhD student in Astrophysical Sciences & Technology at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Gator Give Day Tradition is Days Away: 4/19

Posted on April 15, 2018 | Filed under Events

Since 2015, more than $1 million in total has been donated by thousands of participants during our annual Gator Give Day, and together, they unlocked an additional $750,000 in matches for the College. The fourth annual Gator Give Day is on Thursday, April 19. Let’s keep the tradition going!

Wood & Wire Outdoor Concert: 4/19

Posted on April 12, 2018 | Filed under Events

Bluegrass band Wood & Wire from Austin, Texas, will perform on Gator Quad Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on. In the event of inclement weather the concert will be held in the Campus Center lobby.

Field Hockey Meeting: 4/24

Posted on April 11, 2018 | Filed under Events

Did you play field hockey in high school or club? Do you miss it? Do you want to learn about playing in college? Join Coach Valerie Lohr at noon on Tuesday, April 24, in the Wise Center Conference Room for a meeting regarding field hockey. The Allegheny College Athletic Department is launching the first-ever team to take the field in August 2019. Bring your interests, questions and appetite. Lunch will be provided! RSVP by Friday, April 20, to Coach Lohr at

Refugee Awareness Week: “Refugees in American Education,” a Panel Discussion: 4/19

Posted on April 10, 2018 | Filed under Events

On Thursday, April 19, the Global Citizen Scholars Program will host a panel discussion, “Refugees in American Education.” It will focus on access, inclusion, and academic and cultural learning for refugee youth in the public schools, most especially the public schools in Erie. Current opportunities and obstacles will be discussed by the panelists: Ferki Ferati, EdD, President of the Jefferson Educational Society; Lori Sheridan, educator in Erie public schools, English as a Second-Language Instructor; Nandu Subedi, Resettlement Program Leader at Catholic Charities in Erie; Benedicte Musimisa, Allegheny College student, class of ’21. The discussion will begin at 7 p.m. in the Pelletier Collaboratory. Please email Laura Reeck,, with any questions.

Final Sessions of “Bad Ideas About Writing”: 4/19

Posted on April 9, 2018 | Filed under Events

Join fellow educators for the final installment in the academic year series of informal discussions centered around “major myths about writing instruction” as presented in the recently published open-access book “Bad Ideas About Writing.” We will discuss “Official American English is Best” by Steven Alvarez and “There is One Correct Way of Writing and Speaking” by Anjali Pattanayak, on Monday, April 16, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., McKinley’s Private Dining Room, and Thursday, April 19, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Campus Center 206. Hope to see you there!

Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Test Preparation Workshop: 4/21

Posted on April 8, 2018 | Filed under Events

Are you planning to pursue a career in foreign service as a foreign service officer for the Department of State? Are you curious about how to best prepare for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)? Attend the FSOT Prep Session on Saturday, April 21, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Pelletier Collaboratory to learn how to best prepare. Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence Dale Giovengo will coach students on how to best prepare for the exam. Register today; the test preparation workshop is limited to the first 20 participants.

Students: Summer Housing Information

Posted on April 5, 2018 | Filed under Events

The residence halls close on May 9 at noon and will reopen August 26. If you have a job on campus, conducting research, or interning and need on-campus housing between May 9 and August 26, please fill out this form no later than May 1. You will be contacted about your status by email. Read more…

Scholars Symposium, Mentor Breakfast Sign-Up

Posted on April 1, 2018 | Filed under Events

On Tuesday, May 1, Allegheny will hold the second-annual Richard J. Cook and Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium, highlighting student accomplishments from the past year. The first session of the day will be the Mentor Breakfast for first- and second-year students to meet with invited seniors and faculty as well as representatives from the Gateway, Learning Commons, and other offices to discuss how to get involved in URSCA, Civic Engagement, International Experiences, and other Gateway-related activities at Allegheny. The breakfast will be an RSVP event and will be limited to the first 75, first year and second year students who apply to attend. If you are interested, you can sign up here, no later than Friday, April 20, by 5 p.m. The students accepted to attend the event will receive more information from the URSCA office once the spaces for the event have filled.