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Student/Max Kade Writer Exhibition Opening: 10/3

Posted on September 28, 2022 | Filed under Events

Join us as we officially open an exhibition with comics from students and the 2021 Max Kade writer-in-residence Büke Schwarz. Come for informal remarks and comments, stay for the refreshments. The artist will join via Zoom. Where? Max Kade International House Lobby (North Village C). When? October 3, 6pm. Who? You and your friends!

Donations Needed: IDEAS Center Mutual Aid Closet

Posted on September 28, 2022 | Filed under General News

The IDEAS Center Mutual Aid Closet is in need of donations. The closet provides students with access to vital personal hygiene and toiletry items. We welcome any contribution you are able to make to the Mutual Aid Closet and are so grateful for amazing co-workers, collaborators, and supporters. We could not do this without you!

Here is a list of typical items found in the closet to help guide you, but please reach out to Mikka Hunt (mhunt@allegheny.edu) with any questions!

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Gator Print Shop Delays

Posted on September 28, 2022 | Filed under General News

The Gator Print shop is experiencing delays as we are in the process of upgrading current equipment and awaiting machine parts. We should be back to normal operations by end of day Friday. We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding and patience as we try to continue to improve the print shop. If you have any questions or concerns about a current job, please reach out to Brad Rusek at extension 4310.

Deadline for Spring ’23 FS courses: 10/5

Posted on September 27, 2022 | Filed under Events

Descriptions for FS 102, FS 200 (Use the FS101 form), and FS 201 are due to the Curriculum Committee on Oct. 5. Submission of the forms are required even if you are not revising or proposing a new FS course.

BIPOC Therapeutic Group

Posted on September 27, 2022 | Filed under General News

Allegheny’s Counseling and Personal Development Center is hosting a weekly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) group. Brandon Wiley, M.S., LPC, Executive Director of OpenedEyes in Erie, is facilitating. The group is focused on students of color who exhibit mild-to-moderate depression, anxiety, trauma, and adjustment concerns. Group meets weekly for 12 weeks beginning September 19th. For more information, please contact the CPDC office at cpdc@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-4368.

This counseling group is sponsored by Allegheny’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Sign Up for Training Sessions for Conduct Board Hearings by Noon on 10/3

Posted on September 27, 2022 | Filed under General News

Campus community members who are interested in participating in our conduct processes as hearing board members are invited to two training sessions.

Honor Code and Student Conduct Board Training – Tuesday, October 4, 5:00-7:00 pm in Pelletier Collaboratory. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all continuing faculty, administrators, staff, and students. Once you have completed this training, you will be eligible to serve on Honor Code and Student Conduct hearing boards. Please contact Ian Binnington and Trae Yeckley with questions. Please sign up by noon on Monday, October 3 via this link.

Title IX/Discriminatory Harassment Board Training – Saturday, October 22, 9:00 am-12:00 pm in Pelletier Collaboratory. A continental breakfast will be served. Open to all continuing faculty, administrators, and staff. Once you have completed this training, you will be eligible to serve on Title IX/Discriminatory Harassment Community Standards Board hearings. Please contact Gilly Ford, Title IX Coordinator, with questions. Please sign up by noon on Monday, October 3 via this link.

These trainings are suitable either as refreshers for colleagues who have been previously trained or as an initial training for colleagues to conduct hearing boards. Another set of training opportunities will happen early in the Spring 2023 semester.

If you are interested in additional opportunities related to Title IX, please review this document and contact Gilly Ford with questions. Additional opportunities include Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Title IX Investigator, or Advisor of Choice/Community Support Person.

International Bazaar – Submit recipes by 10/6

Posted on September 27, 2022 | Filed under General News

The International Club and International Student Services will be hosting their annual International Bazaar on November 20 at 5 p.m. The bazaar is a culinary event that gives campus and community cultural groups the opportunity to share their history and heritage while allowing others to learn about cultures and traditions from around the world. We are currently looking for recipe submissions and volunteers for the event. If you submit a recipe and it is selected you are agreeing to cook the dish along with representing your country at a table during the bazaar. Recipes are due October 6th.

Register for Make A Difference Day 2022 by 10/7

Posted on September 26, 2022 | Filed under Events

Join college and community volunteers for Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 15, starting at 8:30 a.m. in Diamond Park.

This one-day service event involves more than 100 service projects, involving anything from yard work to home repairs, across the Meadville and Crawford County area. All abilities and skill levels are appreciated. Light breakfast and bagged lunch will be provided.

Register as a volunteer group or as an individual volunteer by October 7th.

For more information, contact the Community Engagement Office at churley@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-4318, or visit the United Way of Western Crawford County website.

Admissions Clubs and Organizations Mini-Fairs

Posted on September 25, 2022 | Filed under General News

The admissions team is excited to host a clubs and organizations mini-fair for prospective students and their families as part of our fall open houses on Saturday, October 15th and Saturday, November 19th from 10am-10:30am in the Campus Center! We are inviting any campus organization who wants to showcase their group to future Gators. We hosted this event last spring with great success! If your organization is interested in participating in one or both events, please email Rachel Sloan, rsloan@allegheny.edu, with your date of interest and contact information for who will be attending. Admissions will be handing out meal passes to use in Brooks or McKinley’s as a thank you for participating.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program Informational Sessions

Posted on September 25, 2022 | Filed under General News

The Consulate General of Japan in New York is pleased to invite the students of Allegheny College to our upcoming virtual information sessions for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, a competitive employment opportunity managed by the government of Japan that allows young professionals and recent graduates to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan.

The sessions will be hosted via Zoom Webinar, and is a rare chance to hear directly from a JET Program Coordinator as well as former JET Program participant, wherever you are.

See the current event schedule & open registration links here.

If you have questions about the JET program, please contact Matt Mitchell (mmitchell@allegheny.edu).