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Dave Kosak ’96: From Allegheny Student to Game Designer with Blizzard Entertainment

For National Video Games Day on September 12, Dave Kosak ’96 told us about his path from Allegheny student to game designer with Blizzard Entertainment. Dave’s resume includes roles as the lead quest designer and lead narrative designer for the massively multiplayer game World of Warcraft and the lead mission designer for the strategy card

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny 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 20 for best undergraduate teaching. In annual rankings released today, U.S. News & World Report also recognized Allegheny among a select group of schools with stellar examples of

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People & Places: September 2019

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year by the Office of College Relations. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement.   Brian M. Harward, professor and Robert G. Seddig Chair in Political Science, has published Political Groups, Parties, and Organizations that Shaped America, a three-volume series

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The Princeton Review Again 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 385 Colleges,” the 2020 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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Allegheny College Featured in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020”

Allegheny College is featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020,” the 36th edition of a reference book for prospective students and their families that describes life on campus at the country’s best colleges and universities. The “Fiske Guide to Colleges” publishes detailed profiles, including interviews with students, for more than 300 four-year schools. The guide is fully

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Hilary L. Link Begins Work as 22nd President of Allegheny College

Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., began her tenure as the 22nd president of Allegheny College today. Link’s appointment was announced by the college’s board of trustees in January. Link, the first woman in Allegheny’s history to hold the college’s highest office, succeeds James H. Mullen, Jr., who retired after 11 years at the college. “I am

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Allegheny College Student Spending Semester Sailing Through Waters of New Zealand

Allegheny College student Luke Kellett, an environmental studies major and political science minor from Pasadena, Maryland, is among a select group of 26 undergraduates from diverse U.S. institutions who are spending this semester sailing through the waters of New Zealand. Their goal is to study one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century:

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Letters to the Editor — Winter 2019 Allegheny Magazine

Remembering the Glory Days of Street Theatre I read with interest the profile of Ted Shaker ’72 which was featured in the latest issue of Allegheny magazine and which began with a brief description of Shaker’s involvement in Street Theatre when he was a student. The article did not mention that the founder of Allegheny’s

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