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Allegheny College Professor Provides Coronavirus Expertise to Area Media Outlets, Agencies

As the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S., Allegheny College global health studies and biology professor Becky Dawson has served as an expert source for area media outlets covering the outbreak. Dawson is an expert in epidemiology and global health challenges, researching disease risk factors and patterns of disease in human populations. With

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Allegheny Professor Shares Expertise in Erie News Now “Coronavirus: Ask the Experts” Panel

Allegheny College biology and global health studies professor Rebecca Dawson shared her insights in a “Coronavirus: Ask the Experts” panel discussion broadcast by Erie News Now (WICU/WSEE) on March 11. Erie News Now has interviewed Dawson frequently about the latest developments related to the COVID-19 coronavirus and its impact. Dawson is an expert in epidemiology and

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Allegheny College Receives First-gen Forward Designation

The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced their 2020-21 cohort of First-gen Forward Institutions, which include Allegheny College. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of

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Allegheny College Again Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-producing Schools

The Peace Corps announced today that Allegheny College ranked No. 4 among small schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020. There are 13 Allegheny alumni currently volunteering in countries around the world. This is the second consecutive year that Allegheny has ranked among the top volunteer-producing schools. In 2019,

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New Report Shows Allegheny College and Fellow American Talent Initiative Members Are Expanding Access and Opportunity for Students

Allegheny College is proud to be part of a national alliance of leading colleges and universities that a new report released today shows is on track to enroll 50,000 more lower-income students by 2025. The findings underscore the importance of the American Talent Initiative’s (ATI) collaborative push to expand opportunity and socioeconomic diversity across the

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Zingale Big Idea Competition Expands to Include Track for Area Residents Seeking Business Funding

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College has introduced a new opportunity for area residents to compete for $10,000 in cash prizes by presenting their ideas for a business or nonprofit based in Crawford County. The college’s Zingale Big Idea Competition will expand this year to include a track for

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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

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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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