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COVID-19 Coronavirus Information

Posted on June 1, 2021 | Filed under Alerts

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

Candlelight Vigil: 10/16 at 7 pm in Ford Chapel

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Please join Alpha Chi Omega for our 15th annual Candlelight Vigil in honor of survivors of domestic violence. We’ll be having speakers share their stories and lighting candles as symbols of our support. Due to the nature of this event, we are asking guests to be dressed formally. Please reach out to VP Philanthropy Heather Amancio at amancioh@allegheny.edu with any questions or find us on Instagram @axodelta

Glow in the Dark Capture the Flag: 10/17

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Join Allegheny Recreation for a fun campus-wide game of glow in the dark capture the flag this Sunday night from 7 pm–8:30 pm. No sign-up required and we’ll provide glow in the dark bracelets for participants. Meet us at Brooks Circle at 7:00 PM to go over boundaries and rules and make sure to dress for the weather!

Battle of the Classes — Penny Wars for St. James Haven: 10/18–10/22

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Want to prove that your class year is the best and help people at the same time? To do so, participate in Penny Wars, a fundraising event sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega to help support St. James Haven! The Haven is a temporary shelter for men in Meadville that provides housing for up to 14 men per night. To participate, check out our tables in the Campus Center and Brooks every day next week from noon–1 pm (10/18-10/22)! The rules for Penny Wars will be located at each tabling event. Please feel free to reach out to Faythe Schulte, schultef@allegheny.edu, with any questions.

NFC Listening / Stargazing: 10/15

Posted on October 14, 2021 | Filed under General News

Join Bird Club as we head up to Robertson tonight (Friday, Oct. 15) to look at some stars and listen for nocturnal flight calls (NFCs) from migrating birds flying overhead. Meet us in the parking lot behind Steffee Hall at 8:30 pm and bring blankets and warm clothes for a restful hour experiencing the October night. Sponsored by the Allegheny Energy Challenge.

Women in Student Life Luncheon with Title IX Coordinator Gilly Ford — RSVP by 10/15

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

ASG & Title IX Coordinator Gilly Ford are offering 25 seats for a luncheon with Women in Student Life. Please RSVP using this form by Friday, October 15.

10/15 Game Room Craft Corner: Photo Magnets

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

Stop by the Game Room starting Friday at Noon to create easy photo magnets! Bring your own photo to turn into a magnet, all other supplies with be provided. Craft will be available from Friday to Sunday while supplies last.

Bookstore Hours October 16, 2021

Posted on October 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Bookstore will welcome customers from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in the Campus Center on Saturday, October 16, 2021. We also invite you to visit us at the Gator Gear on the Go merchandise trailer from 12:30 – 4:30 which will be set up near Bentley Hall.

Spring 2022: Marine Biology (Bio 290)

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in marine biology? Do you need to take Bio 220 for your major or minor? Dr. Whitenack is offering Bio 290 Marine Biology in Spring 2022 (Module 2). This course will examine many of the same topics as Bio 220, but with a focus on the marine realm. This course is geared toward students who are not pre-health and is appropriate for Biology and ESS majors and minors. Interested students should fill out this Google Form by November 1, as there are only 15 seats available and this is a signature course. Bio 290 will be counted as a substitution for the Bio 220 requirement for Biology majors and minors.

New York City 2022 EL: Info Session on 10/15

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under Events

Join Profs. Paula Burleigh and Ian Thomas to learn more about the 2022 EL to New York, NY for Contemporary Art. This info session meets on Friday, October 15 @ 12:30 pm in Doane A103 (the classroom next to the Art Galleries).

Dates: May 23-June 4, 2022

Description: Exploring a variety of art institutions in and around New York, NY, students learn about the multiple “art worlds” operating in this international nexus for the making, viewing, reception, and sale of contemporary art. Students visit museums, not-for-profit art spaces, commercial galleries, and artist studios. This EL emphasizes the relationships between art and its display, asking students to consider how context and institutional framing shape art’s meaning. Students meet with curators, museum educators, conservators, and preparators to learn about how exhibitions are a form of history writing. Likewise, students meet with artists to discuss navigating the professional demands of making and exhibiting art in a major urban center.

Paid Study Opportunity for Allegheny BIPOC Students

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Dear campus community,

We are seeking students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC) to participate in a paid study opportunity that will focus on their experiences on college campuses. College is a time when students are exposed to new experiences. Further, BIPOC students have unique experiences on college campuses. We want to know more about the social and psychological experiences of BIPOC students in college.

The study will take approximately 1.5 hours and will be conducted over Zoom. Participants will receive SONA credits or a $10 gift card to a local business for their participation. If interested, please contact us at: intersectionalculturepsychlab@gmail.com. 

Respectfully,

The Intersectional Culture & Psychology Lab at Allegheny College

Register for the St. Jude 5k Hosted by Up Til Dawn

Posted on October 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Join UTD for our first 5k on October 24th! All registration fees will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and there will be prizes for the top runner in each age and gender category, as well as door prizes! Use this form to sign up today, or register upon arrival! Check-in begins at 9 AM, and the race starts at 10 AM!

Pre-Registration for Spring 2022

Posted on October 11, 2021 | Filed under General News

​​The Spring 2022 schedule is available for students to begin planning their courses. Please see here for more details. If you have questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar.

Volunteers Needed: Academy Theatre — 10/24–27

Posted on October 10, 2021 | Filed under General News

Meadville’s local theatre, the Academy Theatre, is in need of volunteers to help sort and discard old set materials. They will be working daily from 4-8pm on October 24-27. If students are interested and available for any portion of those times and dates, please email olang@allegheny.edu to sign up.

11th Annual Energy Challenge Starts Today!

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under General News

From now until November 8, Allegheny students are encouraged to implement energy-saving practices in their dorm rooms and around campus. Turn off lights every time you leave a room, shut down your computer when you’re not using it, unplug all chargers when not in use, study (or relax) in shared spaces to share electricity use, and encourage others to do the same! Previous challenges have seen more than a 10% reduction in campus-wide electricity use. Energy Challenge savings are reinvested in other campus sustainability features–this year’s savings will be used to help implement green boxes in McKinley’s.

Register to Vote by 10/18

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under General News

The deadline to register to vote in Meadville is fast approaching! If you would like to register to vote in all local, statewide, and federal elections, you can find the application to do so here. If you would like to be able to vote in the November 2nd election, your application needs to be submitted by Monday, October 18th. The application only takes a few minutes. You will need EITHER a Pennsylvania state-issued ID or the last 4 digits of your social security number. To register at your Allegheny address, use the address of your residence hall listed below:

Read more…

Student-led, Drop-in Exhibition Tour of PRUNE AFTER BLOOM

Posted on October 7, 2021 | Filed under General News

Student Gallery Assistant-led tours of Prune After Bloom, currently on view in the Allegheny Art Galleries, start this week! 15-20 minute drop-in tours take place Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm, and Saturday afternoons at 2:00 pm. No advance reservations required. If you would like to request a custom date/time for a tour, fill out the form on the website here.

Seeking Student Engagement Leaders for Special Course Offering

Posted on October 4, 2021 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in Community-based learning? Do you want to partner with faculty and local community members on important issues? Do you want to develop and enhance your leadership skills by working with peers?

There will be a special 2 credit course offered during Module 1 of the Spring 2022 semester. Community Justice 591 Community-Based Learning Seminar is for students who would like to learn to partner with faculty to build community engagement into courses. Having taken a Service-Learning class or Community-Based course would be helpful but is not a prerequisite. The course has limited enrollment and will require a signature. This course will be taught Monday-Friday from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. For more information contact either Professor Lauren Paulson (lpaulson@allegheny.edu) or Dave Roncolato (droncola@allegheny.edu).

It’s FAFSA Time Again

Posted on September 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

The 2022-2023 FAFSA is live as of Friday, October 1, 2021. If you would like to be considered for federal and need-based aid, please click here to file your FAFSA beginning October 1.

Important points to remember:

1. Students and parents (as appropriate) will use their 2020 income information to file the 2022-2023 FAFSA. The Department of Education is asking families to use Prior-Prior Year (PPY) income information. PPY income information makes the FAFSA easier to use since your 2020 taxes have already been completed and the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) will be immediately available to use.

2. To receive your maximum financial aid eligibility, please file your FAFSA by Allegheny College’s priority deadline of February 15, 2022.

3. Make sure you enter Allegheny College’s school code (003230) on your FAFSA.

4. Be sure you and your parents (as appropriate) have your FSA identifications ready when filing the FAFSA. If you are not sure if you have a FSA ID or if it’s expired, please click here to confirm your FSA ID using the ‘Manage My FSA ID’ tab.

For more information regarding the 2022-2023 FAFSA, please visit our website or contact the Financial Aid Office at (800) 835-7780.

Flu Shots 2021/2022 at Winslow Health Center

Posted on September 29, 2021 | Filed under General News

Winslow Health Center, in collaboration with Meadville Medical Center, will begin offering influenza vaccinations to students, by appointment only, beginning this week. The cost for these flu vaccines will be $25 and only cash will be accepted. Winslow no longer takes checks and cannot charge student accounts. Any student that would like to schedule a flu shot should call Winslow during their operating hours: Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Their phone number is (814) 332-4355. As a reminder, the email account (whc@allegheny.edu) is no longer active and should not be used to attempt to communicate with the Health Center. Any questions should be directed to WHC at the phone number above.

Wellness Wednesdays

Posted on September 28, 2021 | Filed under General News

Take a break from studying and join Trae Yeckley and Niki Fjeldal for “Wellness Wednesdays” from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm in the Campus Center Lobby/McKinley’s Private Dining Area. Bring your lunch and chat, play a game, enjoy a craft, or just chill. You deserve the gift of Self-Care. Any questions can be directed to tyeckley@allegheny.edu or nfjeldal@allegheny.edu.

Introducing: Drop In Hours at the CPDC

Posted on September 26, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Counseling and Personal Development Center’s Drop In appointments are designed for students who are not already connected to the CPDC. Appointments are generally 25 minutes in length and are designed for brief, one session, intervention. At the conclusion of the session, the counselor may encourage the student to try Short Term Therapy or community based-therapy as needed. Students will need to contact the CPDC to set up a Drop In appointment and then complete this form prior to arrival.

Fall 2021 Drop In Hours are Mondays, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and Tuesdays, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. (subject to change without notice)

CPDC’s Drop In appointments are especially helpful for students who:

  • Have a specific concern and would like to consult with someone about it
  • Would like on-the-spot consultation rather than ongoing counseling
  • Are experiencing distress regarding their comp or current grades
  • Have had other stressful experiences where one might have difficulty managing their distress

Please call (814) 332-4368, email (cpdc@allegheny.edu), or fill out the Drop In request form to schedule a drop in appointment.

Announcing the 2022 Experiential Learning Seminars

Posted on September 19, 2021 | Filed under Events

The Maytum Center for Student Success is excited to announce three ELs planned to be offered in Summer 2022: “Grün, Grüner, Deutschland? Sustainability in Germany Past and Present” led by Professors Julia Ludewig and Kerstin Ams; “La Bella Figura: Italy Now and Then” led by Professors Mark Cosdon and Shannon Mattiace; and “Contemporary Art in New York City” led by Professors Paula Burleigh and Ian Thomas.

Experiential Learning seminars (“ELs”) are led by Allegheny instructors and take place each year after the spring semester concludes. EL seminars provide students with a 2-to-3 week opportunity to study in an off-campus location while earning academic credit from Allegheny.

Please see here for details and to apply. The deadline for applications is October 21, 2021.

Drop-in Tutor / Consulting Schedule for Fall 2021

Posted on September 16, 2021 | Filed under General News

The Fall 2021 Drop-in Tutoring / Consulting schedule is now up-to-date on our webpage here. If you have any questions, please visit that website for more info, or email studentsuccess@allegheny.edu

For Employees – TIAA Consultations

Posted on September 13, 2021 | Filed under General News

A representative from TIAA will be available for virtual individual counseling sessions on Thursday, October 14 and Wednesday, November 10. You can schedule a confidential appointment to discuss retirement needs. Register for a session soon as appointment times are limited. Visit www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call (800) 732-8353 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to schedule an appointment. These sessions are for informational/educational purposes only. They do not constitute investment advice under ERISA and TIAA does not offer or provide tax advice. The information provided does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. See your financial advisor and/or tax advisor regarding your particular situation.

Library Hours Expanding

Posted on September 12, 2021 | Filed under General News

Great news, Gators! Pelletier Library will be expanding its hours until 2:00 AM beginning the night of Monday, September 13th. The updated library hours will be as follows: Mondays through Thursdays 7:30 AM – 2:00 AM, Fridays 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM, Saturdays 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM, and Sundays 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM. If you need a late night place to study, feel free to come to the library! Just remember to bring your Allegheny ID with you.

Updated Facilities Guidelines – Fall 2021

Posted on August 22, 2021 | Filed under General News

Guided by the 2021-2022 ACHA COVID-19 Pandemic Plan, we have updated our Facilities Guidelines to help employees implement effective practices and procedures within academic, administrative, and public buildings. The guidelines provide details on building hours and access, space management, cleaning, PPE requests and more that will support a safe and smooth Fall 2021 semester.

Suggestions for Managing Phones Over Vacation and Furlough

Posted on December 16, 2020 | Filed under General News

So that LITS can provide appropriate support to employees on furlough or vacation, we encourage employees to consider how they want to manage their office phones well in advance of their expected absence. Given the potential number of requests and the time required for LITS to manage more complex requests, we cannot promise to complete without several days notice.
We ask that the community consider these three options:
1. Change your outgoing voicemail greeting to indicate you are out. This can be done off-campus, and we strongly recommend this solution. Your voicemail can include a suggested alternative number for those callers needing an immediate response.
2. Go to your office and follow these steps to forward your line to another number.
3. Put in a ticket and LITS will set up forwarding of your line to another line in your office or to a colleague’s extension. Please allow at least 3 business days to process your request. We request that this option be reserved for phones that handle all incoming calls for a department, such as those of office managers. Read more…

Deadlines for My Allegheny

Posted on August 25, 2013 | Filed under General News

Here are a few things to remember about My Allegheny: Items for My Allegheny must be submitted by 4 p.m. in order to be posted to My Allegheny the following day. Items are not posted on Saturday or Sunday except for Safety Alerts. Items to be posted on Monday must be received by 4 p.m. the previous Friday. Submissions may be edited for length and clarity; please note that submitting an item does not guarantee that it will be published. Submissions are automatically removed after an event has passed. Please note that due to the volume of postings we receive we cannot re-post items. Also, My Allegheny only accepts items for college-sponsored events. Academic events are also listed in the calendar box to the right of the postings to give them greater visibility and so that you can quickly see lectures, concerts, gallery shows and other events related to our lives as scholars. Questions about My Allegheny? Contact news@allegheny.edu.