Articles: by Richard Stanley

Welcome, New Gators! It’s Time to Leave That Stress Behind

Hey, Allegheny College first-year Gators, August 24 is fast approaching and that means it’s almost showtime — moving in, exploring campus, and getting to class. For some of you, the stress level might be ratcheting up, but there’s no need for that. Stay calm. Stay cool. Stay collected. With that in mind, here is some

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Goats Come to the Rescue, Thanks to Allegheny Class Research Project

If you venture into the Erie National Wildlife Refuge east of Meadville as the summer winds down, you’ll likely come across eight well-fed goats who are gorging themselves on non-native plants and savoring every bite. They probably won’t even notice you staring at them as they chew. The goats were brought in for the summer

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Two Allegheny Students Receive Gilman Scholarships for Study Overseas

Two Allegheny College students have been awarded Gilman International Scholarships in order to help defray the costs of their participation in studying overseas during the 2019 fall semester. The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program reviewed more than 3,000 applicants nationwide for 2019-20 academic programs, and just over 800 students were offered

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Allegheny Graduate Tackles Marketing, Medical Assignments

Recent Allegheny College graduate Natalia Buczek finds herself taking her first career steps with one foot in the marketing world and the other foot in the medical field. Buczek, an Erie native who graduated in May 2019, has started her full-time job as a project coordinator handling client concerns and overseeing marketing tasks at the

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When Opportunity Knocks, Allegheny College Graduate Answers

Christopher Miller has always made the most of the opportunities presented to him. He just earned his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and will begin his career this summer at a New York City tech firm called Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services. “I will be working as

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Allegheny’s Carrden Earns Certified Naturally Grown Status

A national organization has certified that produce coming from Allegheny College’s Carrden is grown without pesticides and herbicides and meets all organic agriculture standards. The Carrden and all its tasty produce sprouting near Carr Hall is now Certified Naturally Grown, and was certified as such in early June. A Saegertown-area certified organic farmer inspected the

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Allegheny Honors Six Alumni for Service to the College and Their Communities

Allegheny College on Saturday, June 1, celebrated six alumni for their service to the college and its students, and for volunteer work they perform in the communities in which they live. The awards were presented by President James H. Mullen, Jr. and Kurt Foriska, a 2001 graduate and president of the college’s Alumni Council, during

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Allegheny Alumna From Pittsburgh Area Receives Fulbright Award

Allegheny College’s faculty helped Lauren Ottaviani ’18 nurture her knack for learning languages, for Shakespearean studies and for singing. Now they are celebrating Ottaviani’s Fulbright award to teach English in Belgium starting in the spring of 2020. “Lauren will make an ideal Fulbright Scholar. Prodigiously bright, mature and responsible, she graduated summa cum laude from

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Allegheny College Students Learn From Measles Outbreak Simulation

Don’t be alarmed, but 43 members of the Allegheny College community were diagnosed with measles between March 12 and April 2. If this were actually the case, there’d likely be a team of investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention swarming the campus. But this was just an epidemiology class exercise developed by

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