Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

Two Allegheny College Professors Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach and Conduct Research Abroad

Allegheny College Professors Christopher Bakken and Stephen Onyeiwu have received 2021–22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards to teach and conduct research in Greece and Nigeria, respectively. Each will return to a country that played a formative role in his development as a scholar and educator. Bakken, the Frederick F. Seely Professor of English, has taught,

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Allegheny College Community Joins Together To Set Records on Gator Give Day 2021

Allegheny College called on supporters to join together on the College’s 7th Gator Give Day to show current Allegheny students that a powerful community stands with them. And those donors responded with record-setting generosity on April 22. In all, 2,612 supporters made gifts totaling $1,004,425 to Allegheny during the annual fundraising event — shattering Gator

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Allegheny College Professors Co-found Lab Designed to Enhance Research Experiences and Visibility for BIPOC Students

Lupita Gonzalez and Rosita Scerbo each benefited from mentorship on their paths from growing up in immigrant families to enrolling as first-generation college students to earning their doctorates. Now, as Allegheny College faculty members, they’ve in turn embraced the role of mentor. Gonzalez and Scerbo have co-founded a new lab designed to enhance opportunities for

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Allegheny College Religious Studies Professor Selected for Sacred Writes Public Scholarship Training Cohort

Adrienne Krone’s research exploring contemporary religious food justice movements has taken her into the field — and actually into fields — as she visited more than 25 Jewish community farms in the United States and Canada. As the Allegheny College religious studies professor spoke with and worked alongside farmers and activists, she heard powerful stories

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Allegheny College Welcomes Students Back to Campus for Spring Semester

Allegheny College welcomed residential students back to campus for Module 2 of the spring semester during a staggered move-in Feb. 18–25. President Hilary L. Link, members of the College’s senior leadership team, faculty and staff greeted students and families at their residence halls, helping them move their belongings in for the semester. Before arriving, students

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Virtual Career Conversations Event Brings the Power of the Allegheny College Alumni Network to Students

It’s indeed a familiar routine for many college students seeking their first professional position: Search. Click. Apply. Repeat. And hope to hear back. Even with thousands of opportunities just a website visit away, more than 80 percent of job seekers ultimately report finding employment through some form of personal contact, said Allegheny College Director of

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From Carr Hall to the BBC: Allegheny College Student-Faculty Research Featured on International Stage

Kylie Wirebach’s research while an Allegheny College student transported her to forests near campus, the heights of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, and, now, to the international stage of the British Broadcasting Corp. Wirebach, Allegheny Class of 2020, was interviewed for the BBC Future story “The Return of Europe’s Largest Beasts,” published in September. She

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Allegheny College Welcomes the Class of 2024

Allegheny College President Hilary L. Link officially welcomed the college’s Class of 2024 during a virtual academic convocation and matriculation ceremony for new students and their families today. The ceremony, typically held in the college’s Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium, was prerecorded and shared online this year due to event protocols promoting health and safety during

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Allegheny College Launches Public Health Campaign to Support Community of Mutual Care

As the beginning of the fall semester approaches, Allegheny College has launched a comprehensive public health and safety campaign that asks the campus community to take steps to stay well and purposefully protect each other and the community as a whole. The campaign is designed to encourage responsibility among campus community members for promoting their

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Allegheny College Successfully Completes $202 Million Fundraising Campaign — the Largest in its 205-Year History

Allegheny College has completed the largest fundraising campaign in its 205-year history, raising more than $202 million in gifts and future commitments. Launched publicly during the college’s bicentennial celebration in 2015, the “Our Allegheny: Our Third Century Quest” campaign fulfilled its $200 million goal and broke all prior Allegheny fundraising records. The campaign focused on

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