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People & Places: June 2021

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement. On May 5, 2021, Professor of Political Science and International Studies Shannan Mattiace shared her co-authored work on “Indian Resistance to Criminal Violence in Mexico,” with master’s students at the Autonomous

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Allegheny College Student’s Dry Lake Farm Pitch Wins Zingale Big Idea Competition

Allegheny College student Brandon Bolling won the $10,000 first-place prize at the 14th annual Zingale Big Idea Competition, held virtually by the College’s Bruce R. Thompson Center For Business & Economics on Saturday, May 8. Bolling pitched a concept for Dry Lake Farm, an environmentally friendly chicken producer, in the competition, which emulates the experiences seen on

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Allegheny College Hosts Events to Celebrate Achievements, Award Recipients in the 2020–21 Academic Year

Allegheny College is hosting several events on Thursday, May 13, to celebrate student achievements and award recipients in the 2020–21 academic year. The Allegheny community, family members, and others are invited to join the events virtually. The fourth annual Richard J. Cook-Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium is a virtual event featuring the Senior Comprehensive Projects

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People & Places: April 2021

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement. Allegheny College received $100,000 from the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation of The Pittsburgh Foundation for an Integrated Research-Education Grant to support Associate Professor of Chemistry Mark Ams’ research project,

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Allegheny College Alumni Share More than 500 Notes of Encouragement with Current Students

Responding to a request from the Alumni Council, Allegheny College alumni sent more than 500 notes offering words of encouragement to current students as they navigate the strains of the COVID-19 pandemic this semester. Some alumni sent multiple cards, wrote several paragraphs expressing care, and even provided gift cards for students to buy pizza. The

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Allegheny College Named a Best Value College for 2021 by The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has recognized Allegheny College as a Best Value College for 2021, based on Allegheny’s stellar academics, affordable cost and strong career prospects for graduates. The Princeton Review chose its 200 Best Value Colleges by analyzing 40 data points to tally ROI (Return on Investment) ratings of the colleges. Topics covered everything from

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Allegheny College Calls on Higher Education Community to Accelerate Climate Action and Address Intertwined Social and Economic Issues

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, is calling on higher education institutions in the U.S. to accelerate climate action by tackling intertwined issues of climate, social and economic inequality and public health. The College has developed a seven-point resolution aiming to decarbonize

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Allegheny College and Duquesne University Palumbo-Donahue School of Business Join Forces

A new articulation agreement will enhance the admission of Allegheny College students into any of five master’s degree programs at the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh: Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) MBA Sustainable Business Practices (MBA-SBP) Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM) Master of Science in Management (MSM)

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Allegheny College Launches Renaissance Vision with Strategic Realignment to Become Leading Multidisciplinary Institution for Future Generations

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has announced its president’s Renaissance Vision and a new administrative realignment to become a leading college for future generations — preparing students for a life, not merely a job. The new structure will be fully implemented

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