Allegheny College today honored 338 graduating students and presented honorary degrees to two distinguished leaders at Commencement ceremonies held on Bicentennial Plaza in the shadow of historic Bentley Hall. Honorary doctorates of humane letters were conferred on Douglas Tallamy, Ph.D. — a 1973 Allegheny graduate and noted conservationist, entomologist and educator — and Henry “Hank”
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The Princeton Review has recognized Allegheny College as a Best Value College for 2022, based on Allegheny’s stellar academics, affordable cost and strong career prospects for graduates. The Princeton Review chose its 209 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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On Saturday, April 30, the judges of the 2022 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College crowned 10 winners, including Edible Roots, a social-purpose venture seeking to create green spaces and community gardens in urban settings, and Blue Ciel, an importer of Mongolian cashmere. This year’s winners shared a total prize pool of $32,000. “This
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The Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium has honored Allegheny College students Ashlynn Peachey and Molly Tarvin and Environmental Science & Sustainability Professor Eric Pallant as 2022 Campus Sustainability Champions. The program recognizes students, faculty, administrators and staff, as well as student and non-student organizations, of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who have made meaningful contributions toward environmental
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As the state with the highest number of Lyme disease cases in the nation, Sen. Michele Brooks has been committed to making inroads as Pennsylvania combats a surging tick population and works to increase awareness of testing, diagnosis and treatment of tickborne diseases. As infection rates reach crisis levels, Brooks has been consulting and collaborating
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Walking through Bousson Experimental Forest reveals towering trees, small streams, occasional glimpses of white-tail deer, and frequent cries of songbirds. Yet we usually give little thought to what lies underfoot. To most, it’s just dirt. But forest soils are critically important in climate change investigations. Forests absorb enormous amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide,
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Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, will host the Fifth World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2022), June 16–17, 2022. This year’s symposium focuses on “Educating the Sustainability Leaders of the Future” and will contribute to development of this fast-growing field.
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Tevis D. Bryant, Ed.D., has been appointed as vice president for student life and dean of students at Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold. Bryant joined Allegheny in September 2021 in the role of assistant dean for institutional diversity, working to advance
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Allegheny College, in collaboration with the City of Meadville, has received a $155,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation’s Economic Development Program. The grant will support planning and capacity-building efforts to bolster downtown revitalization and development. The grant funds will be used to hire a consulting firm to lead community stakeholders in a planning
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Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, is pleased to announce that Allegheny President Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., has been recognized as a City & State Pennsylvania 2022 Above & Beyond honoree. This prestigious award honors 40 of the most influential and thought-provoking
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