Articles: by Richard Stanley

Allegheny’s 2019 Scholars Symposium to Celebrate Student Research and Accomplishments

Allegheny College will welcome students, their families and friends, staff, faculty and the public to a celebration of student research and achievement on Tuesday, April 30. This will be the College’s third annual Richard J. Cook – Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium, a campus-wide, all-day celebration that highlights innovative student projects completed during the past

Continue Reading "Allegheny’s 2019 Scholars Symposium to Celebrate Student Research and Accomplishments"

Allegheny’s Creek Connections to Host Two Regional Symposiums

Creek Connections will host its 24th annual student research symposium on Friday, April 5, in the Henderson Campus Center at Allegheny College, and community members are invited to view students’ project displays beginning at 10:15 a.m. Creek Connections is an outreach program of Allegheny College that brings hands-on, inquiry-based education about watersheds to students ranging

Continue Reading "Allegheny’s Creek Connections to Host Two Regional Symposiums"

Allegheny College to Honor Three Distinguished Scholars at Commencement Ceremony

In its 204th year, Allegheny College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished scholars, including a graduate of Allegheny, at the college’s 2019 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, a 1972 Allegheny graduate; Dr. David Warren, president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU);

Continue Reading "Allegheny College to Honor Three Distinguished Scholars at Commencement Ceremony"

Classroom Collaboration Sets the Tone for the Meadiaville Listening Project

What started as an idea for a communication arts class several years ago has turned into a meaningful and engaging project for dozens of Allegheny students and residents of Meadville. It has even inspired one former student to embark on a self-made career following his graduation. The Meadiaville Listening Project is the creation of Associate

Continue Reading "Classroom Collaboration Sets the Tone for the Meadiaville Listening Project"

Allegheny Faculty-Student Team Helps Develop Underwater Robots to Perform Lake Research

David Boughton of Penn State’s Sea Grant College program last summer was looking for a way to collect more encompassing data when he samples water quality in lakes in northwest Pennsylvania, including the murky expanses of Lake Erie. So he sought the help of Allegheny College Computer Science Professor Janyl Jumadinova and one of her

Continue Reading "Allegheny Faculty-Student Team Helps Develop Underwater Robots to Perform Lake Research"

Allegheny’s Marisol Santa Cruz Wins Gilman Award to Study in India

Allegheny College junior Marisol Santa Cruz has been awarded a $4,000 Gilman International Scholarship in order to help defray the costs of her participation in an Experiential Learning Seminar trip to India in May 2019. “After conducting extensive archival research in the summer of 2018 under the supervision of Professor Ishita Sinha Roy, I was

Continue Reading "Allegheny’s Marisol Santa Cruz Wins Gilman Award to Study in India"

Allegheny Professor Shares Guggenheim Award for Mexico Drug Cartel Research

Allegheny College Political Science Professor Shannan Mattiace is one of three educators who have received a $40,000 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation award to survey indigenous communities in Mexico about how those areas are able to curtail drug-related violence. Mattiace is currently in Chile teaching and conducting research as part of a 2018–19 Fulbright Award. She

Continue Reading "Allegheny Professor Shares Guggenheim Award for Mexico Drug Cartel Research"

Ford Chapel Instrument Chimes in With New Sounds on Allegheny Campus

Junior music major Jacob Sutter drops his coat and backpack in a pew in the balcony of Ford Memorial Chapel on a chilly December morning and fires up the small keyboard in front of him. Soon the strains of the “Bell Tree Peal” are resounding across the Allegheny College campus. That’s followed by “Be Thou

Continue Reading "Ford Chapel Instrument Chimes in With New Sounds on Allegheny Campus"