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Allegheny Students Compete at College’s Second Annual Financial Literacy Challenge

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College held its second annual Financial Literacy Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, with 23 Allegheny students presenting personal financial budgets and investing plans appropriate for life after graduation. The top four finishers, who together received $5,000 in prizes and trophies, will advance to

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A Year Like No Other: The Allegheny Year in Review, 2020 Edition

It’s almost time to bid adieu to 2020, a challenging year to say the least, but not before revisiting those events, honors and milestones that brought Gator pride and smiles to the faces of Alleghenians, no matter where they were in the world. From setting fundraising records to launching a new branding campaign to bringing

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Allegheny College Joins Over One Thousand Leaders Across the United States Affirming Commitment to Global Climate Action on the Fifth Anniversary of the Paris Agreement 

December 12th marks the five-year anniversary of the world coming together to sign on to the Paris Agreement, and Allegheny College is marking the moment by committing to a national mobilization for a clean energy economy and centering their own operations in pursuit of climate action. In doing so, Allegheny College joined over a thousand

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GivingTuesday Donors Unite To Support Allegheny College Student Success

More than 700 Allegheny College supporters joined in making gifts on Dec. 1 for GivingTuesday, generating $308,523.94, including $120,000 in matching gifts from the Board of Trustees that will directly benefit Allegheny students in need through the Gator Success Grant program. Other areas of support included scholarships, the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, athletics, and academic programs.

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Allegheny Professor Brian Harward Participates in Reading To Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg

Brian Harward, the Robert G. Seddig Chair in Political Science at Allegheny College, participated in a reading of Robert H. Jackson’s opening statement to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg and Jackson’s role as chief U.S. prosecutor. The reading, sponsored by the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York,

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Allegheny College President Hilary Link Appointed to NCAA Honors Committee

Dr. Hilary Link, president of Allegheny College, has been appointed to the NCAA Honors Committee for a four-year term, which will begin Jan. 17, 2021, and continue through Jan. 18, 2025. The NCAA Honors Committee’s purpose is to review the nominations and select the recipients for the following prestigious national awards: Theodore Roosevelt Award, Silver Anniversary

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Allegheny College Among Inaugural Members of Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance

Allegheny College President Hilary L. Link announced today that Allegheny College is among 51 colleges and universities that have joined to form the Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance, an initiative launched by the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center. “We are very proud to be an inaugural member of the Liberal

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Meet Allegheny’s Alumni Council President, Carmen Ramsey Ellington ’86

Last year marked the first time that women simultaneously held Allegheny College’s top two leadership posts when Hilary Link and Mary “Missy” Feeley ’78 were named, respectively, president and chair of the Board of Trustees. Carmen Ramsey Ellington ’86 joined them on the dais this past summer when she assumed the presidency of the College’s

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Allegheny College Recognized Among Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings

Allegheny College has been recognized among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 56 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation and in the top 20 percent overall among all the colleges and universities identified in the publication’s

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People & Places: October 2020

Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller published an article on Charles Darwin and Thomas Hardy in Texas Studies in Literature and Language. The article, “Mischaracterizing the Environment: Hardy, Darwin, and the Art of Environmental Storytelling,” analyzes literary and scientific accounts of English heathland to demonstrate how particular formal features of narrative writing can work

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