Articles: by Katheryn Frazier

Allegheny Graduate Awarded Inaugural Max Ferrá Director Fellowship From INTAR Theatre

In early 2022, Itzel Ayala ’18 was awarded the inaugural Max Ferrá Director Fellowship from INTAR (International Arts Relations) Theatre, a national honor that recognizes an exceptional emerging Latinx director. Ayala says her experiences at Allegheny College helped set the stage for the next step in her blossoming career in the theatre.   “I think my

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Alumna Shares Global Issues and Insights With Executives From Around the World

As a global risks and investigations consultant, Daniela Cuellar ’16 delves into pressing global issues and shares insights with executives around the world. She says her Allegheny College education helped pave the way for her career. “Allegheny is able to provide different majors and enables students to combine different skills that are key for work-life,”

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Alumnus Fosters Diversity and Inclusion for Students as Educator and PBS Consultant

As a student assistant in Allegheny College’s Creek Connections environmental education program, Will Tolliver Jr. ’14 wrote grants, developed lesson plans, coordinated school visits, and taught students in the U.S. and abroad about the significance of water quality. Tolliver’s time with Creek Connections would ignite his career providing accessible, equitable education for the next generation. 

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Two Allegheny College Graduates Awarded 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Allegheny College alumni Kris Troy ’16 and Bella Petitta ’21 were awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship winners are provided with an annual stipend, a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 to their graduate institution, and additional funding to support research. Previous awardees have gone onto distinguished careers as professors or

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Allegheny Graduate Earns FDA Distinguished Career Service Award

In 2017, Donald N. Klein ’82, Ph.D., became the first senior review chemist to be awarded the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Distinguished Career Service Award from the FDA commissioner. Klein wrote complex regulatory documents that evaluated the safety of pharmaceutical drugs — work was critical to protecting the health and safety of United States

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People and Places: May 2022

Join the Office of URSCA in congratulating the many Allegheny students who recently presented their research at the Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference, held on April 23 at Penn State Behrend. In particular, the Office of URSCA would like to highlight the following students for their outstanding achievements in either winning or

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Soil to Plate: Students Present Sustainable Agricultural Research

Where does your food actually come from? First- and second-year environmental science and sustainability (ESS) students at Allegheny College wanted to know. But, even more, they wanted to understand how to make agriculture sustainable for all.  Those students — enrolled in the spring semester in the Soil to Plate: World Food and Agriculture course —

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Allegheny College Senior Conducts Innovative AI Research During MIT’s Summer Research Program

Allegheny College senior Teona Bagashvili secured a competitive spot in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2021 Summer Research Program, where she contributed to groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) research. Majoring in computer science and minoring in dance and movement studies, Bagashvili says that Allegheny College gave her the foundation to work alongside brilliant students from

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Senior Student-Athletes Reflect on Experiences and Self-Growth — on and off the Basketball Court

As they prepare to graduate, Allegheny College seniors and varsity basketball teammates Josh Ratesic and Jordan Greynolds look back on the experiences — in the classroom and on the court — that helped them to grow as leaders.  A four-year letter winner for the Gators, Ratesic is most proud of overcoming the adversity of playing

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Alumnus Looks Back on a Successful 50-Year Career in Academia

After a 50-year career in academia, Richard Alfred ’66 distinctly remembers when a peer challenged how he thought about sociological theory during an advanced seminar at Allegheny College.  “I began to look at things not with acceptance of what is, but with questions about why and what could be. I wanted to understand root causes,

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