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Gator Swimmers Break a Record, Arbore Hits 1,000 Career Points

Sadie Brown, Aimee Verardi, Anna Verardi and McClaren Rodriguez broke a nine-year-old Allegheny record in the 200 freestyle relay by more than a second at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational on Dec. 7. The previous best time in Gator history was set in 2009 by Ashley Whitehead, Megan McGuire, Erin Ham and Megan Knox at

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Meadiaville Listening Project to Debut Its Third Season

Allegheny’s Communication Arts and Theatre Department students will release the third season of the Meadiaville Listening Project, called “North Main Narratives,” an oral-history podcast that features the college’s recently retired staff and professors, with a listening party planned for Monday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main

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Allegheny College Introduces New Major in Integrative Informatics

Allegheny College has introduced a new major in integrative informatics beginning in the 2018–19 academic year. The major is designed to help students understand the impact of information, data and technology on society and learn to develop new uses for data analysis. The integrative informatics major combines coursework in computer science, art, the humanities, and

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Allegheny Students Take Law and Policy Trip to International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Departing for Chautauqua, New York, on the morning of August 28, a group of 22 Allegheny students attended the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs on a trip sponsored by the college’s Law and Policy Program. Held at the esteemed Chautauqua Institution, this event focused on cultural approaches to international justice by posing the question, “Is

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. — and one of the top 30 most innovative. In annual rankings released today, U.S. News & World Report also recognized Allegheny as a school committed to providing students the best educational experience through

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Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie Present $7 Million Challenge Gift to Allegheny College to Restore Bentley Hall

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr., announced that the college has received a $7 million challenge gift from Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie to renovate Bentley Hall, the college’s oldest building and the site of its first formal classes. The Fund for Bentley Hall Challenge, a dollar-for-dollar match, already has generated an additional $6.5

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The Princeton Review Names Allegheny College Among Best in Nation

Allegheny College has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The education services company features Allegheny in “The Best 384 Colleges,” the 2019 edition of its flagship college guide. In its profile on Allegheny, The Princeton Review quotes extensively from students surveyed for the guide.

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‘Bipartisan Road Trip’ Inspires Allegheny College to Honor Texas Congressmen Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd with the 2018 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. presented the 2018 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to Texas Congressmen Will Hurd (R) and Beto O’Rourke (D) for their “bipartisan road trip” last year, when the two congressmen from opposing parties live-streamed collegial discussions on the divisive issues of the day over a 1,600-mile

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April Thompson Named Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students at Allegheny College

April Thompson, associate vice president and dean of students at Binghamton University, has been named the vice president of student life and dean of students at Allegheny College. She will assume her new position on August 24. “We are pleased to welcome April to Allegheny’s leadership team and extend a warm welcome to April and

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