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President Hilary Link, Other Allegheny Officials Update Meadville City Council on College’s Plan for Return of Students

President Hilary Link and other Allegheny College officials recently provided Meadville City Council with an overview of the College’s plans for the safe return of students in August. The Meadville Tribune covered the council meeting and published this article, Allegheny College updates city on return of students. “Covering everything from COVID-19 testing for all students when they

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Bentley Hall Renovation Featured by the Meadville Tribune

The Meadville Tribune recently featured an article about the renovation of Bentley Hall, Allegheny College’s oldest and most famous building. “The scope of work is a complete interior and exterior rehabilitation with the building gutted to its shell,” the article notes. “The work includes replacement of roofs and windows; foundation stabilization and waterproofing; replacement of mechanical,

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Allegheny College Awarded COVID-19 Response Grant from Erie Community Foundation

Allegheny College has received a one-year COVID-19 Rapid Response grant of $29,750 from the Erie Community Foundation to support the Lake Effect Leaders AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Project. The goal of the AmeriCorps VISTA Project, which is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service, is to boost the capacity of

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Offers Inside Look at Allegheny College’s Decision to Open for On-Campus Living and Learning in the Fall

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently offered an inside look at the decision-making process that led to Allegheny College’s announcement that the college is planning to open for on-campus living and instruction in the fall. The article, “Inside Allegheny College’s decision to open or close in a pandemic,” describes the questions and issues that Allegheny President Hilary

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Allegheny College Planning to Open for On-Campus Living and Learning in Fall 2020

Allegheny College President Hilary L. Link announced today that the college is planning to open for on-campus living and instruction in the fall. Members of the campus community were notified of the decision through a campus-wide communication today. “We do not make this announcement lightly,” said Link. “We have undertaken a comprehensive and extensively detailed

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Allegheny Student Maya Hackman Awarded Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship

Allegheny College student Maya Hackman has been awarded a scholarship through the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP), which provides financial assistance to individuals pursuing a program of study leading to a Master of Science in physician assistant studies. Hackman, a junior biology major and psychology minor, will attend Chatham University for

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Sarah Foster ’20 Serves Her Community as First Responder During COVID-19 Pandemic

Amid finishing her senior year from home and completing her Senior Project, Allegheny College biology major Sarah Foster spent 40-plus hours each week serving the Butler, Pennsylvania, community as an emergency medical technician (EMT). Before she graduated in May, Foster shared her story with Allegheny, including the transformation of one of the company’s ambulances into

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Allegheny College Senior Charles Allen Ross Awarded Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College senior Charles Allen Ross has been awarded the Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life, which annually recognizes student leaders who have demonstrated a strong passion for, and deep understanding of, civility on the Allegheny College campus and in community work. Prize recipients exhibit a depth and breadth

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Video: Allegheny President Hilary Link Featured Among “50 Voices for the Planet”

Allegheny College President Hilary Link is featured among 50 influential leaders commemorating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and calling for transformative action to protect the planet. The 50 Voices for the Planet initiative by the Earth Day Network launched on March 3. A new video is unveiled each day, counting down to 50 years of

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Allegheny College Becomes First College in Pennsylvania, Eighth in Nation to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Allegheny College recently became the first college or university in Pennsylvania — and the eighth in the United States — to achieve carbon neutrality, according to Second Nature, a national organization committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education. A carbon-neutral institution first reduces its operational carbon footprint and then balances remaining emissions

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