Articles: by Richard Stanley

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

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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

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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

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Service and Philanthropy Become a Habit, Allegheny Graduates Say

It’s been less than five years since Trevor and Michelle Colvin proudly wore their caps and gowns at Commencement on Bentley Lawn, but they’ve already been making an impact on the students that followed them at Allegheny College, thanks to a commitment to service and philanthropy they have woven into their lives. Trevor and Michelle

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For Alumni Couple Who Met at Allegheny, Ties to the College Remain Strong

Robert and Mary Utter were both very active in Greek life while students at Allegheny College. Mary joined Alpha Delta Pi as a sophomore, and Robert joined Delta Tau Delta as a junior. Both graduated in 2006. Several years later as they made their way through post-graduate school and early advances in their careers in

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Allegheny Receives Valuable Software Donation from Oilfield Technology Company

Allegheny College’s geology students will benefit from two in-kind donations of software totaling $9.4 million from oilfield services company Schlumberger, a worldwide provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. The company has agreed to grant a request from Assistant Professor of Geology Kathryn Tamulonis to enable

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Allegheny College Welcomes Two Alumni as Trustees

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has added two members, including a longtime health-care industry professional and an attorney with expertise in securities and financial reporting. They started their terms on the board effective Oct. 1. Thomas J. Sadvary is the former chief executive officer of HonorHealth where he was instrumental in leading the creation

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Allegheny’s Creek Connections Receives $40,000 Grable Foundation Grant

Allegheny College’s Creek Connections program has received a $40,000 grant from the Grable Foundation to fund educator expenses in the Pittsburgh area, such as workshops, water-testing kits and school travel over the next two years. “The grant allows us to continue our high level of support to Pittsburgh-area teachers, including materials for water-quality monitoring and

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Allegheny Professor Receives Grant to Help With Sustainable Community-Based Forestry Project in Africa

Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp, a visiting assistant professor of environmental science and sustainability at Allegheny College, has received a grant from the United Kingdom’s Darwin Initiative in conjunction with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in Scotland to make forest management sustainable in Tanzania. The $469,000 grant will support the project participants over the course of three

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Allegheny Earns Latest Ranking as a Top Liberal Arts College

Allegheny College has been named among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 51 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation, and No. 134 of more than 1,000 schools, colleges and universities identified in the publication’s annual student-focused

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