Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

Allegheny Names Hilary L. Link as 22nd President of the College

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Hilary L. Link, dean of Temple University Rome, as Allegheny’s 22nd president. Link will assume the presidency on July 1, 2019. The board’s vote followed the unanimous recommendation of Link by the Presidential Search Committee, which conducted a national search for a successor to James H.

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Students’ Dedication, Achievements Inspire Retired Allegheny Employee To Establish Scholarship

Linda Savor remembers her joyful interaction with students when she worked for the Office of Development at Allegheny College from 1994 to 2004. One of her favorite responsibilities as an office coordinator was to supervise work-study students who assisted with clerical and other projects. She remains close to a number of them, including Sallianne Van

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People & Places: December 2018

Associate Professor of Biology Tricia Humphreys and colleagues published a paper in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, titled “Multiple Class I and Class II Haemophilus ducreyi Strains Cause Cutaneous Ulcers in Children on an Endemic Island.” They found that the composition of bacterial strains found on Lihir Island in Papua New Guinea is not affected by

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Allegheny College Hosts Visiting Diplomat Dale Giovengo

Dale Giovengo’s career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State has spanned posts in France, Albania, Kuwait, Pakistan, Switzerland, Iraq and, now, Allegheny College. Giovengo is serving as a Visiting Diplomat in the Allegheny Gateway during the 2018–19 academic year. Visiting Diplomats are career foreign service officers and specialists located throughout

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New National Ranking Highlights Allegheny College’s Innovative Curriculum

Allegheny College has been recognized in a new national ranking of “innovative colleges and universities that may not get the limelight, but deserve to be household names.” The list of “50 Underrated Colleges Doing Great Things” was published by College Consensus, a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews. According to College

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Allegheny College Alumnus and His Undergraduate Advisor Collaborate to Publish Book

When two people work together on a major project, it’s vital for both to feel they are on equal footing as they collaboratively develop a finished product. Peter Capretto is a 2010 graduate of Allegheny College with a double major in philosophy and religious studies. He later earned a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University, where

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People & Places: November 2018

Former Allegheny students Mark Kirk ’11, Kirsten Ressell ’14, and Anna Rosswog ’17, and Scott Wissinger, professor of environmental science and biology, recently published the paper “Evaluating Trade‐Offs Between Invasion and Isolation for Native Brook Trout in Pennsylvania Streams” in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. The paper combines data from multiple senior projects to

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People & Places: October 2018

Nicole Gross-Camp, visiting assistant professor of environmental science, has received a Darwin Initiative grant in conjunction with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The £357,322 ($469,172) grant will support Gross-Camp and partners over the course of three years on their research project entitled “Realising sustainable, profitable and equitable community-based forest management in Tanzania” (ReSPECT). Gross-Camp’s portion

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Allegheny Student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi Earns Honors at NEW Leadership Training Institute

Allegheny College student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania institute in summer 2018, earning a certificate of distinction — an honor granted to only one student by the program’s coordinators. Rossi, a sophomore from Erie, Pennsylvania, received the certificate for her work on a social action project. As part of

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