Articles: by Allegheny Athletics

Tommy Pearce

Tommy Pearce Named Head Lacrosse Coach at Allegheny College

Allegheny College has announced the hiring of Tommy Pearce as the first varsity men’s lacrosse head coach in school history. No stranger to building a new program, Pearce comes to Allegheny after serving as head coach at Frostburg State University since 2009, when the school resurrected varsity men’s lacrosse after a 30-year hiatus. “I would

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Valerie Lohr

Valerie Lohr To Lead Gator Field Hockey

Allegheny College Director of Athletics and Recreation Portia Hoeg has announced the hiring of Valerie Lohr as the first head field hockey coach in Allegheny history. A field hockey and lacrosse standout at Lehigh University, Lohr boasts a resumé that includes over a decade of field hockey coaching experience at both the collegiate and high school levels.

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Allegheny College to Add Field Hockey, Men’s Lacrosse

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has authorized the addition of field hockey and men’s lacrosse to the school’s varsity athletic offerings. “We are very excited to add field hockey and men’s lacrosse to Allegheny’s athletic program,” stated Allegheny College President Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. “These two sports will afford opportunities for excellent student-athletes

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Allegheny to Join Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society

Allegheny College will join nearly 300 colleges and universities from across the country when it becomes a member of the Chi Alpha Sigma honor society. Chi Alpha Sigma is the first national scholar-athlete society to honor collegiate student-athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and in athletic competition.  It recognizes college students who receive a

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Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Six Alumni Join Allegheny Athletic Hall of Fame

Allegheny College inducted six alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 1, during the College’s Homecoming Weekend. In a ceremony at Schultz Hall, Rebecca Smullin Dawson ’00 (swimming), Nick Catanzarite ’03 (basketball), Jane Och Sharpless ’03 (soccer), Liz Orr Sowa ’03 (soccer), Ben Rathfon ’05 (golf), and Giannina Coccaro Sardis ’06 (softball)

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Connell Published in the Scholarly Journal Perception

An article co-authored by Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Allison Connell,“Effects of Using Multiple Hands and Fingers on Haptic Performance,” was published in Perception, 2013, volume 42. The article’s co-authors are Valerie S. Morash, Allison E. Connell Pensky, and Joshua A. Miele.

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Pinnow Presents Research on Early Soviet Criminology

Associate Professor of History Ken Pinnow was invited to present his draft article on early Soviet criminology and interdisciplinary knowledge at the October 11th Colloquium of New York University’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Additionally, he was appointed a Center Associate at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Russian and East European Studies.

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Jumadinova Proposes Novel Technique in IEEE Journal

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova’s article “Strategic Capability-Learning for Improved Multi-Agent Collaboration in Ad-hoc Environments” has been accepted for publication in the journal IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Her co-authors are Raj Dasgupta (University of Nebraska – Omaha) and Leen-Kiat Soh (University of Nebraska – Lincoln). The article studies the problem of distributed

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Hart Presents Talk on “Connecting Female Military Personnel Online”

Associate Professor of English D. Alexis Hart presented a talk at the Feminisms and Rhetorics 2013 Conference in Stanford, California. The title of her presentation was “Connecting Female Military Personnel Online.” Professor Hart’s recent whitepaper “An Ethical Obligation: Promising Practices for Student Veterans in College Writing Classrooms” was referenced in the New York Times “At War” blog. She also

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Rutledge Presents Seminar on the Conduct of Alcohol Research

Associate Professor of Psychology Patricia Rutledge presented a seminar, “The Conduct of Alcohol Research within the Teacher-Scholar Model,” to the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Professor Rutledge is a visiting Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, where she has been on

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