Articles: by Richard Stanley

Allegheny Listed in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

July 13, 2016 – Allegheny College is featured in the 33rd edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017, a reference book for prospective students and their families that describes life on campus at the country’s best colleges and universities. The Fiske Guide to Colleges publishes detailed profiles, including interviews with students, for more than

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Allegheny College Celebrates 458 Students and Three Distinguished Leaders; Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss Delivers Commencement Address

May 14, 2016 – Allegheny College today honored 458 graduates and presented three distinguished leaders with honorary degrees at its Commencement ceremonies inside the Wise Center Sports Forum. NBC News Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss, who was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the ceremony, delivered the Commencement address in the College’s 201st year.

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‘Timber!’ resounds around Robertson Complex

As you walk or drive past the area around the Robertson Athletic Complex on these winter days, you might hear the call of “Timber!” echoing through the crisp air. Or you might be able to watch several impressively big brown horses dragging some substantial-looking logs across the snow-strewn fields. You also might hear inquisitive students

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National Organization Honors Professor E. Lee Coates With Career Achievement Award

Dec. 7, 2015 – The Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, an organization that is part of the Society for Neuroscience, has honored Allegheny College professor E. Lee Coates with its Career Achievement Award. The presentation took place in Chicago during the group’s annual meeting in October. Two Allegheny alumnae, Amy Jo Stavnezer, the academic organization’s incoming

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Galloping Toward Success

Phoenix Cooke ’15 recently competed in the Washington International Horse Show Adult Jumper Championship, and, with her usual determination and skill, rode her mount, Skys Burning Blue, to a second-place finish. For Phoenix, who has been riding for 16 years, it was another in a series of achievements in equestrian competition. Phoenix was introduced to

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Spaghetti Squash Boats, Anyone?

Almost anyone can make a meal out of what they dig out of their fridge and pantry, but not everyone has Madison Monahan’s flair for making it look scrumptious. Maddie, a senior at Allegheny College, is pursuing a degree in Global Health Studies with a minor in French.  She spends much of her free time

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