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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College 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 30 most innovative. In annual rankings released today, U.S. News & World Report also recognized Allegheny as a school committed to providing students the best educational experience through

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Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie Present $7 Million Challenge Gift to Allegheny College to Restore Bentley Hall

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr., announced that the college has received a $7 million challenge gift from Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie to renovate Bentley Hall, the college’s oldest building and the site of its first formal classes. The Fund for Bentley Hall Challenge, a dollar-for-dollar match, already has generated an additional $6.5

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The Princeton Review 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 384 Colleges,” the 2019 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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‘Bipartisan Road Trip’ Inspires Allegheny College to Honor Texas Congressmen Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd with the 2018 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. presented the 2018 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to Texas Congressmen Will Hurd (R) and Beto O’Rourke (D) for their “bipartisan road trip” last year, when the two congressmen from opposing parties live-streamed collegial discussions on the divisive issues of the day over a 1,600-mile

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April Thompson Named Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students at Allegheny College

April Thompson, associate vice president and dean of students at Binghamton University, has been named the vice president of student life and dean of students at Allegheny College. She will assume her new position on August 24. “We are pleased to welcome April to Allegheny’s leadership team and extend a warm welcome to April and

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Volunteer Tax Assistance Program Prepares Nearly 1,000 Returns for Area Residents

The Meadville Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) prepared 997 tax returns this year at no cost to area residents — despite a series of challenges stemming from a Jan. 31 fire that closed the Meadville Public Library, which served as home to the VITA program. The Meadville VITA program is a partnership between Allegheny

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Commencement Ceremony at Allegheny College Celebrates More Than 380 Students, Three Distinguished Leaders

Allegheny College today honored more than 380 graduates and presented honorary degrees to three distinguished alumni at Commencement ceremonies in the David V. Wise Sport & Fitness Center. Honorary doctorates of humane letters were conferred on Allegheny alumni John Aldrich, Barbara Hotham Iglewski and Carol Reardon. Aldrich, Allegheny class of 1969, is the Pfizer-Pratt University

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Kristin Dukes Named Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College

Dr. Kristin Nicole Dukes has been named the dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, effective July 1, 2018. Dukes, who has more than a decade of experience working in higher education and institutional diversity, currently serves as an associate professor of psychology at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. “We are pleased to welcome Kristin

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Filling a Gap in Dental Care

How often have you heard someone say: “I hate going to the dentist”? For most people, visiting the dentist doesn’t rank among their favorite things to do. But the majority of us can manage the anxiety and discomfort of the experience, even when it involves more than basic care. However, individuals with special needs face

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