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Student Immunization Record

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

All students who will be graduating, pursuing graduate studies, traveling abroad, accepting new employment, or transferring: Winslow Health Center encourages you to stop by our office and obtain a copy of your immunization records prior to your departure from Allegheny. Immunizations are a vital part of your medical history and should be retained in your personal medical files. These records can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Switch to Drive File Stream before 5/12

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Google Drive desktop app is shutting down on May 12. If you are still using Google Drive, you need to switch to Drive File Stream to keep your files backed up and secure. File Stream is an easy way to move and organize your data, and much easier to use than the Google Drive sync app. Read more…

Allegheny College Civic Symphony Spring Concert: 4/28

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny College Civic Symphony will play its spring concert on Saturday, April 28, at 3:15 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. The ensemble will play a full program of themes from popular films and film composers, such as “The Empire Strikes Back,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “A Tribute to Henry Mancini,” and more. Elsie Campbell Hendricks ’18, will be the featured violin soloist, performing the “Theme from Schindler’s List.” Admission is free and open to the public.

SAC Committee Nominations

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) is elected to communicate the interests, opinions and concerns of the non-exempt (hourly) staff. The SAC is comprised of 11 non-exempt employees who are elected by their peers to serve a two-year term of office. SAC will be holding nominations May 3; if any staff member is interested in serving on the committee, please send an e-mail to cbell@allegheny.edu or llees@allegheny.edu by Tuesday, May 1.

Senior Litany of Thanks

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

As part of Baccalaureate: A Senior Celebration, on Friday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m., graduating students are invited to submit brief expressions of gratitude to be used in a Senior Litany of Thanks. These should be around 25 words long and express gratitude for people or experiences that have shaped your time here. Humor is welcome, but please keep it clean! Send your submissions to jnickell@allegheny.edu by Tuesday, May 1.

Last Day for Faculty Delivery and Pickup from Pelletier Library: 4/27

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

Faculty and building coordinators: Friday, April 27, is the last day for faculty delivery and pickup from Pelletier Library. These services will resume in the fall.

Career Education Is Hiring a Summer Office Assistant

Posted on April 24, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Career Education summer office assistant will complete general office duties such as answering phones, delivering and picking up mail, and scanning/copying documents. The bulk of the work will be completing routine data entry to update the Job and Internship database housed in Gator Connect. The assistant also will provide customer service by scheduling appointments over the phone and in-person using Google Calendar. Candidates should be work-study eligible and be available during weekday business hours. Candidates should apply as soon as possible by completing the student employment job application and emailing it to Rhonda Hershelman (rhershel@allegheny.edu).

One Week Until Scholars Symposium 2018!

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Events

The second annual Richard J. Cook – Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium will take place on Tuesday, May 1. Throughout the day, we invite the Allegheny and Meadville community to join us for a series of events showcasing the amazing work our students have accomplished this past year. You can view the full schedule on the Scholars Symposium website and read about the event here. Don’t miss the Keynote Session at noon and snag your commemorative Scholars Symposium sticker at the Poster Session (while supplies last!). And, we hope you will tag your Scholars Symposium photos on Instagram #ScholarsSymposium2018. Questions? Please contact Professor Aimee Knupsky, Director of URSCA, at aknupsky@allegheny.edu.

Free Breakfast? Last Chance to Sign up for Scholars Symposium Mentor Breakfast

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

The second annual Richard J. Cook — Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium will take place on Tuesday, May 1. The first event of the day is the Mentor Breakfast during which first years and sophomores have breakfast with graduating seniors, staff, and faculty to learn how to get involved in undergraduate research and other Gateway opportunities. If you are a first year or sophomore, sign up here now to join us for this event. RSVP required. The Mentor Breakfast will take place from 9 to 9:50 a.m. in the Campus Center Lobby.

Percussion Ensemble Presents Spring Concert: 4/30

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny College Percussion Ensemble will perform its annual spring concert on Monday, April 30, at 8 p.m. on the stage of Shafer Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Audience seating will be on the auditorium stage. The performance repertoire includes, “Jazz Variants,” “A La Samba,” “Chair-Men of the Bored,” “Greensleeves,” “It Came From the Garage,” “Batucada Blues,” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” The ensemble, made up of eight students from the Allegheny Music Department, is under the direction of Stephen F. Corsi.

Instrumental Chamber Ensembles Recital: 4/26

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under Events

Students participating in a wide variety of small instrumental chamber groups will perform in recital on Thursday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Ford Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. Ensembles will range from groups of like instruments (the Saxophone Ensemble or the Trumpet Ensemble are just a few examples) to groups with a whole family of instruments, such as the Woodwind Quintet or Brass Quintet, as well as plenty of others in between! The repertoire performed will cover numerous composers and musical styles.

Glade Run Lutheran Services Recruiting: 4/25

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Glade Run is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that provides autism, mental health educational, and unique therapeutic offerings to children and families through school and community-based offerings across Western Pennsylvania. Services include St. Stephen’s Academies  – licensed private schools offering ASD programming and direct positive behavior interventions and supports for youth in grades K-12; community and school-based mental health services for children, adults and families; psychiatric rehabilitation, transition offerings for teens and young adults with autism, and therapeutic animal and horticulture programs through Glade Run Adventures. Representatives will be discussing teaching/education positions at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Academy — come check out these opportunities! Stop by the Campus Center Lobby Wednesday, April 25, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to learn more!

Catch the Class Cab for a Ride to Class: 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Want to win cool prizes while riding to class today (Tuesday, April 24)? Then hail the Class Cab sponsored by the Allegheny Student Advancement Association! Inspired by the hit game show “Cash Cab,” get to class while testing your knowledge of Allegheny. Watch for the Class Cab today to ride and win!

2019 Senior Class Gift Committee

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Annual Fund is seeking applicants for the 2019 Senior Class Gift Committee. Senior Class Gift is a tradition that has been around for more than 100 years! As a student, you have benefited from past classes of graduating seniors who pooled their contributions together as a way of expressing appreciation for their years at Allegheny. Potential members should show a commitment to giving back to Allegheny, be comfortable asking their classmates to donate, and be willing to attend one meeting per month. This is an opportunity for the Class of 2019 to begin their legacy on campus right away. Please contact Lauren Kennedy at lkennedy@allegheny.edu with any questions. To apply, please click here!

End of Year Shuttle

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

ASG and Student Leadership & Involvement are sponsoring End of Year Break transportation to the Pittsburgh and Cleveland airport. Click here to view the airport shuttle schedule and to register. Reservations made by Tuesday, May 3, by midnight, are $20 each way. If space is available after the initial deadline, the cost is $30 for each way. Questions? Call 332-2754.

Girls & Boys Basketball Camps

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Allegheny Women’s Basketball is hosting two day camps this summer. Girls Basketball Day Camp is July 16–19 for ages 8–14 (click here for the brochure). Boys Basketball Day Camp is July 23–26 for ages 8–12 (click here for the brochure). Please email Kate Costanzo with any questions.

Service Hours Collection: Spring 2018

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Each semester the Civic Engagement office tallies all community service hours accomplished by Allegheny College students. These hours are used to look at focus areas as well as to track campus-community issues and fundraising efforts. We ask that each individual/class/club/organization/service-based work-study position provide information for our collective records. To do this, please fill out the form here. Service hours include serving within and for the community at non-profits, businesses, government, and environmental agencies. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Bethany Cocchi in Civic Engagement: bcocchi@allegheny.edu or (814) 332-5318

Faculty and Staff Volunteers Needed for Late Night Breakfast

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Late Night Breakfast is quickly approaching, and Parkhurst is looking for faculty and staff volunteers for the event! In addition, Parkhurst will be giving away a free catered lunch to the department with the most volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Stephanie Lang (slang@allegheny.edu).

Parkhurst Marketing Internship

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

Parkhurst Dining is seeking a Marketing Intern for the 2018–2019 academic year to help create a vibrant and active campus dining program by promoting all aspects of dining and catering services through community-building activities and educational experiences. Responsibilities as a Marketing Intern include managing the campus dining social media accounts, designing materials including flyers and posters, and planning special events. This is a paid internship. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please contact Samantha Lait (laits@allegheny.edu) for more information.

Outing Club Cross Country Skis Sale

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Outing Club is selling cross country skis. Skis cost $10, boots cost $10, and poles cost $5. Please email the Outing Club gear manager at lubinskyt@allegheny.edu if you are interested in purchasing any of the gear.

Pirates Tickets Still Available!

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

GAP still has tickets left to the Pittsburgh Pirates game for tomorrow, April 25. Tickets are only $5 and they include a $10 meal voucher. Transportation to the event is included. Please contact Brittany Martin at bmartin@allegheny.edu or Griffin Sullivan at sullivang@allegheny.edu to secure your spot!

A Few Times Still Available for the Free STI Clinic: 4/24

Posted on April 23, 2018 | Filed under General News

There are still appointments available for the Sexually Transmitted Infections clinic on Tuesday, April 24, at 2:00, 2:10, and 2:20 p.m. at the Winslow Health Center. No exam is required, and testing is open to all students. Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment to fill out paperwork and plan on being here for up to 40 minutes. If you would like to participate in this free testing clinic, please call the Health Center at (814) 332-4355 to schedule an appointment.

This Week in Wellness: 4/23-29

Posted on April 22, 2018 | Filed under General News

Wellness events this week include Denim Day and Take Back the Night, part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, STI Clinic at Winslow Health Center, and additional drop-in hours for the Counseling and Professional Development Center. Details on these and on musical, art, athletic, and spiritual opportunities are posted on the kiosk near the Post Office and available here.

Please Attend the Zingale Big Idea Competition Final Round Saturday: 4/28

Posted on April 22, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College will hold the annual Zingale Big Idea Competition on April 27–28 in Quigley Hall. The contest emulates the experiences seen on the popular CNBC broadcast “Shark Tank.” All are invited to attend the final round of presentations on Saturday, April 28, beginning at 9 a.m. followed by the Final Awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Join us on Saturday to support our student teams, discover some really terrific Big Ideas, and see who will take home the $5,000 first prize! Contact Sarah Holt, sholt@allegheny.edu, for more information.

Mini Mock Interviews: 4/26

Posted on April 22, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Mini Mock Interview Session will occur on Thursday, April 26, in the Campus Center lobby from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Email Liza at lschaef@allegheny.edu to register for an interview slot, although walk-ins are also welcome. All class years are welcome to participate. Come practice your interview skills with Career Education counselors at this mini mock-Interview session.

2018 Biology Senior Project Symposium: 4/23-25

Posted on April 19, 2018 | Filed under Events

To celebrate the research accomplishments of the Class of 2018, the Biology Department is pleased to host its 21st Annual Senior Project Symposium, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, April 23, 24 and 25, in the Steffee Hall of Life Sciences. 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. A complete schedule of all symposium activities may be viewed on the biology website.

Commencement Child Care: 5/12

Posted on April 19, 2018 | Filed under General News

Child care for May 12 Commencement will be provided at the Meadville Children’s Center in the Odd Fellows Building from noon to 6 p.m. Child Care staff will ask you to fill out an emergency form when you drop off your child(ren). In an effort to make sure the child care is properly staffed there is a May 4 deadline to sign up at this link.

Game Room Craft Corner: Bookmark Making

Posted on April 19, 2018 | Filed under General News

The next Game Room Craft Corner activity is Bookmark Making. Commemorate World Book Day on April 23 by creating your own bookmark that will make you smile! The craft begins Sunday, April 22, at noon and continues through midnight on Thursday, April 26. All supplies will be provided. Five days to connect and craft with friends.

Graduating Seniors: What’s Next?

Posted on April 18, 2018 | Filed under General News

Please complete the First Destination Survey by answering up to 15 questions about where you are headed next. If you do so by May 9, you’ll be entered into a drawing for one of four $50 VISA gift cards. The information gathered through this online questionnaire helps the College better understand and improve its programs. The results also are reported to organizations outside the College, impacting Allegheny’s national reputation. Click here to access the survey. Your password is your Allegheny student I.D. Please consider taking this survey in one sitting. Thank you for your help!

Expanded Walk-in Hours for Counseling

Posted on April 18, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Counseling and Personal Development Center has added additional walk-in hours. Walk-in hours are on a first-come, first-served basis. The expanded hours start Monday, April 23, and run through the end of the semester. The hours are as follows:
Mondays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 8 a.m.; Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Fridays, 9 a.m. If you have any questions, please call the Center at (814) 332-4368.

Mini Mock Interviews: 4/26

Posted on April 18, 2018 | Filed under General News

Is your elevator pitch ready? Do you know when to use the STAR method or how to answer behavioral based interview questions? If you said ‘no’ to any of those questions, come practice your interview skills with Career Education counselors at this Mini Mock Interview session from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in the Campus Center lobby. Email Liza at lschaef@allegheny.edu to register for a half-hour interview slot. All class years and walk-ins are welcome.

Earth Day–Weekend Rocks & Plants

Posted on April 18, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Game Room is hosting Earth Day related activities over Springfest weekend. Stop by to create a pet rock at the crafting table; challenge a friend to a gaming contest, the winner will be entered for the chance to win a house plant; enjoy air, land and sea treats while supplies last. The plants are available for viewing in in the glass case outside the Game Room. Twenty-four entries will be drawn on Monday, April 23, with pickup on a first-come, first-to-select basis.

Student Diversity Organization Graduation Celebration: 4/28

Posted on April 17, 2018 | Filed under General News

Please join us as we celebrate the graduating seniors of our student diversity organizations (Association for Asian and Asian American Awareness, Association for the Advancement of Black Culture, African Students Association, Association for Caribbean Students, Men of Color Advancement Association, First-Generation Low Income, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, and Union Latinx). The celebration will take place on Saturday, April 28, at 6 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. You can register here. Formal attire encouraged but not required.

Women’s Health and the Environment ZiNE

Posted on April 17, 2018 | Filed under General News

A free independent magazine created by two seniors focused on menstrual hygiene products, birth control, and their impact on the environment. Sign up here to get a personal copy delivered to your mailbox.

Student Summer USPS Mail Procedures

Posted on April 16, 2018 | Filed under General News

Allegheny’s Mailing Services sends USPS mail home during the summer break starting May 14 through August 10. Any students who want the USPS mail kept for the summer, please sign the list at the retail window of Mailing Services. If you have any questions, call (814) 332-2375.

Pre-Veterinary Club T-shirts

Posted on April 16, 2018 | Filed under General News

Calling all Allegheny pre-veterinary students, the T-shirt/sweatshirt order link is here. This will be the last order for the year so make sure to get your pre-vet apparel. They will be shipped individually so you can choose where to send the package.

Commencement Tickets

Posted on April 15, 2018 | Filed under General News

Commencement tickets can be picked up Monday, May 7, through Thursday, May 10, in Schultz Room 191. Each student will receive five (5) tickets for 2018 Commencement.

Co-Presenters at Commencement

Posted on April 15, 2018 | Filed under General News

Faculty, staff and administrators who have a student walking in the May 12 Commencement ceremony and have not been contacted by the Office of Conference & Event Services, should notify them if you are interested in co-presenting your student’s diploma. Please call Ext. 3101 or email events@allegheny.edu.

Commencement Family Dinner Registration

Posted on April 15, 2018 | Filed under General News

The deadline to register for the Commencement Family Dinner, to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 11, in Brooks Dining Hall, has been extended to April 20. You can register here.

Spring 2018 Educators’ Resource Institute—Call for Session Presenters

Posted on April 12, 2018 | Filed under General News

The FS Leadership Team and the Director of Faculty Development invite proposals for 50-minute sessions for the Spring 2018 Educators’ Resource Institute (formerly known as the Pedagogy and Advising Workshop), to be held on May 14. Each session will be presented twice over the course of the day. Topics for sessions should be connected to teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising–we particularly invite proposals with an emphasis on first- and second-year students.
Proposals should include a brief description of the session and how it relates to best practices in teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising, as well as a brief discussion of who is most likely to benefit from attending the session. Read more…

Spring 2018 Educators’ Resource Institute — Call for “Ignite” Speedy Session Presenters

Posted on April 12, 2018 | Filed under General News

The FS Leadership Team and the Director of Faculty Development invite proposals for 5-minute “Ignite”-type sessions focused on innovative pedagogical strategies to be presented at the opening session of the Spring 2018 Educators’ Resource Institute, to be held on May 14. Each “Ignite” presenter will have 5 to 10 minutes to introduce and sketch out an innovative pedagogy. Read more…

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 vlohr@allgheny.edu.

Lake Effect Leaders Is Hiring

Posted on April 10, 2018 | Filed under General News

Attention, Allegheny seniors: The Lake Effect Leaders AmeriCorps VISTA project is hiring for 20-plus positions for the 2018-2019 service year. Positions will begin July 23 for members serving in Erie and Crawford County. The mission of Lake Effect Leaders, as a regional partnership of Allegheny College, Gannon University and Mercyhurst University, is to build the capacity of government agencies, nonprofit organizations and schools to collaboratively address issues related to poverty in Erie and Meadville. Members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project and receive a biweekly living allowance, healthcare allowance, professional development training, and an education award among other benefits. A full list of host sites and project descriptions can be found here. To apply, please click here. Contact Project Coordinator Gabrielle Bradshaw with any questions at gbradshaw@allegheny.edu.

Tell Us About Your Summer Plans

Posted on April 10, 2018 | Filed under General News

Do you have an internship, research opportunity, or other experience lined up for this summer? Career Education wants to know. Please report your experience here. It should take less than five minutes and will help your fellow Gators.

Gator Day All Sports Camp

Posted on April 10, 2018 | Filed under General News

Gator Day All Sports Camp starts Monday, June 11, and is a full week filled with some of your favorite camp games and sports. Morning sessions will include some of the most popular organized sports while the afternoon sessions will include your favorite camp activities. Read more…

Seeking Davies Leaders for Summer 2018

Posted on April 9, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Davies Community Service Leader program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the summer, seven Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (30-35 hours a week) of compensated service to our community through the months of June and July. Davies Leaders intern at agencies, completing a specific project, which could include (but not limited to) community research and reporting or program management and evaluation to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals. Project subject areas include (but are not limited to): environmental science, communications arts, education, and community and justice studies. Included in their work, Davies Leaders have trainings to build leadership capacity, learn professional skills, and grow a more in-depth understanding of character and citizenship. For more information, please email Bethany Cocchi at bcocchi@allegheny.edu.

Student Workers Needed for Reunion Weekend: 5/29 – 6/3

Posted on April 9, 2018 | Filed under General News

The Alumni Office is looking for enthusiastic and hardworking first-year, sophomore, and junior students to work from Tuesday, May 29, to Sunday, June 3, for Reunion Weekend 2018. Tasks vary from day to day but primarily consist of helping to set up and tear down Reunion Weekend events. In addition to an hourly wage, all meals and housing will be provided. This is an exciting role and gives students the chance to meet alumni and gain valuable event planning experience. Please fill out this form to apply. If you have any questions, please contact Olivia Lang (olang@allegheny.edu).

Fall 2018 Course Listing for Distribution

Posted on April 8, 2018 | Filed under General News

If you entered Allegheny College in Fall 2016 or after, and are looking for a course to fulfill a specific Distribution Requirement, please click here for a list of Fall 2018 courses organized by each of the eight requirements. You will need to be logged in with an allegheny.edu address in order to be able to view the list. If you have questions, please consult your academic advisor or the Office of the Registrar at (814) 332-2357 or registrar@allegheny.edu

Senior Week 2018

Posted on April 8, 2018 | Filed under General News

Senior Week 2018 is just around the corner. Register now and enjoy events such as the Taste of Meadville/Comp Burning, Tour of Meadville, Senior Gala and more. Senior week is limited to students who are walking and/or graduating in May 2018. To register simply fill out the form and complete payment. For more information contact Student Leadership & Involvement at sli@allegheny.edu or the Class of 2018 Senators at asg@allegheny.edu

Employees: Approval for Students Who Need to Stay After May 9

Posted on April 8, 2018 | Filed under General News

The residence halls close on May 9 at noon for students (May 13 at noon for graduating seniors). If you oversee or supervise students who need to be on campus between May 9 at noon to May 17 for a college-related activity, please complete the Late Stay Request Form. You do not need to complete this form for students who are staying on-campus for the summer (after May 17); those students should complete the Summer Housing Form. Please contact Residence Life (reslife@allegheny.edu Ext. 3865) if you have any questions.