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Allegheny College Professor Discusses Coronavirus in Erie News Now Interview

Rebecca Dawson, assistant professor of global health studies and biology at Allegheny College, discussed the coronavirus outbreak in an interview with Erie News Now, which airs on the city’s CBS and NBC affiliates. Dawson is an expert in epidemiology and global health challenges, researching disease risk factors and patterns of disease in human populations. Watch Dawson’s interview below:

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Allegheny Professor’s New Book on U.S. Presidency Featured by Erie ABC Affiliate

JET 24 Action News in Erie featured a new book by Allegheny College political science professor Brian Harward, “The Presidency in Times of Crisis and Disaster.” The book examines how America’s presidents have responded to major tests of their leadership and approached their role and responsibilities in times of national crisis. Harward is the Robert G.

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Allegheny College Pep Band Returns for Three Gator Basketball Home Dates

The band is back — the Allegheny College Pep Band, that is. The 30-student pep band will perform at home women’s and men’s basketball games on three dates during the spring semester: Wed., Jan. 22, 6 and 8 p.m. (vs. Oberlin) Sat., Feb. 15, 2 and 4 p.m. (vs. Denison) Wed., Feb. 19, 6 and

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Two Allegheny College Faculty Serve as Guest Editors of Latest Issue of Diversity & Democracy

While undergraduate global health education is a relatively new field, Allegheny College’s long-standing commitment to it is showcased in the latest issue of Diversity & Democracy, a magazine published quarterly by the Association of American Colleges and Universities. Vesta Silva, associate professor of communication arts and global health studies, and Caryl Waggett, associate professor of

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Allegheny College Partners with Handshake to Bring Job and Internship Opportunities to Students

Allegheny College announced today that it has partnered with the Handshake career community to provide students and recent graduates with access to job and internship opportunities from more than 400,000 employers. The platform includes postings from a broad array of organizations — ranging from every Fortune 500 company to thousands of small businesses, nonprofits, startups

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Allegheny College to Host Inaugural Financial Literacy Challenge

Forty-six Allegheny College students will participate in the college’s inaugural Financial Literacy Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 7, presenting a personal financial budget and investing plan appropriate for a recent college graduate. The event, which will award $5,000 in trophies and prizes, is sponsored by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny.

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Allegheny Celebrates First-Generation Students, Faculty and Staff

Allegheny proudly recognized the first-generation students, faculty and staff on campus by participating in the National First-Generation College Celebration in November. Among other initiatives and events, Allegheny hosted a first-generation college student conference on Friday, Nov. 8, which included workshops and a keynote presentation by Dr. Eve Hudson. Watch interviews with five first-generation Gators in

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Allegheny Enters New Era: Hilary L. Link Inaugurated as College’s 22nd President

With students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests from across the country filling a blue-and-gold-adorned Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium, Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., was inaugurated on Friday, Oct. 18, as the 22nd president of Allegheny College. Link is the first woman to hold the office at Allegheny in the College’s 204-year history. Board of Trustees

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