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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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Read the Winter 2018 Edition of Allegheny Magazine

It’s more than just talk—Allegheny alumni are making profound differences in the communities in which they live, work and play. From establishing a world-famous scholarly repository that chronicles the life of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson, to participating in the largest skin-grafting procedure ever performed, to saving a recreational gem of

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People and Places: February 2018

Professor Emeritus of Art George Roland exhibited work in a group exhibition entitled “Just Say’n” at Bottle Works Gallery near Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The exhibition, held under the auspices of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, was selected by Pittsburgh-based curator Jill Larson. The exhibition opened December 8, 2017, and continued through January 27, 2018. Professor of

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