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Meet Allegheny’s Alumni Council President, Carmen Ramsey Ellington ’86

Last year marked the first time that women simultaneously held Allegheny College’s top two leadership posts when Hilary Link and Mary “Missy” Feeley ’78 were named, respectively, president and chair of the Board of Trustees. Carmen Ramsey Ellington ’86 joined them on the dais this past summer when she assumed the presidency of the College’s

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Allegheny College Recognized Among Nation’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings

Allegheny College has been recognized among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 56 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation and in the top 20 percent overall among all the colleges and universities identified in the publication’s

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People & Places: October 2020

Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller published an article on Charles Darwin and Thomas Hardy in Texas Studies in Literature and Language. The article, “Mischaracterizing the Environment: Hardy, Darwin, and the Art of Environmental Storytelling,” analyzes literary and scientific accounts of English heathland to demonstrate how particular formal features of narrative writing can work

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Allegheny College Introduces Top 10 Percent Admission Program for Western Pennsylvania High School Students

Allegheny College has introduced a program through which students graduating in the top 10 percent of their class from western Pennsylvania high schools will be automatically offered admission to Allegheny upon completion of their application for admittance. As further recognition of their academic achievement, students admitted through the Top 10 Percent Admissions Program will also

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Allegheny College Opens Campus to Students After Extensive Preparations for COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has taken extensive and creative steps to maximize learning during the current pandemic. Aiming to keep students, faculty, staff and its local Pennsylvania community as safe as possible from the spread of COVID-19, the college welcomed

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Essay by Cornell B. LeSane II Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education Report on “The Post-Pandemic College”

An essay by Cornell B. LeSane II, senior vice president for enrollment and dean of admissions at Allegheny College, is featured in “The Post-Pandemic College,” a report published by the Chronicle of Higher Education this month. In the report, the Chronicle of Higher Education asked leading experts to examine how the COVID-19 pandemic will shape

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has again named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. — and, for the second consecutive year, one of the top 20 for best undergraduate teaching. In annual rankings released Sept. 14, U.S. News & World Report featured Allegheny among a select group

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Allegheny College Ranks Among Washington Monthly’s Top 35 Best Liberal Arts Colleges

Allegheny College has been named one of the top 35 best liberal arts colleges in the nation in Washington Monthly’s 2020 college rankings. Also listed among the top 35 are Amherst, Barnard, Haverford and Swarthmore. The Washington Monthly rankings are unique in that they recognize not only what colleges do for their students but also

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Allegheny College Students’ Return to Campus Featured by Erie’s WJET-TV

A recent news story broadcast by WJET-TV/YourErie.com featured the return of Allegheny College students to campus for the fall semester. Provost and Dean of the College Ron Cole was interviewed, discussing the extensive protocols that Allegheny has implemented to maintain a safe and healthy campus. Watch the story here.

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Matthew P. Stinson Named Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs at Allegheny College

Matthew P. Stinson, vice president for institutional advancement at Westminster College (Pennsylvania), has been named the vice president for development and alumni affairs at Allegheny College. He will assume his new position on Sept. 1, 2020. Stinson will work directly with President Hilary L. Link and the Board of Trustees in all matters of fundraising

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