Articles: Alumni Success Stories

Allegheny Alumnus Develops Software Engineering Innovations At Adobe

You’ve probably used an Adobe product alongside billions of other users. Dibyo Mukherjee ’14, a lead software engineer at Adobe, is one of the faces behind the giant technology company. After graduating from Allegheny College with a dual degree in applied computing and environmental studies, Mukherjee interned and later became a full-time employee at the

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Alumni-Led Marketing Firm Recognized for Nonprofit Work

TrailBlaze Creative, an Allegheny College alumni-led Pittsburgh marketing and communications agency, has clinched four prestigious awards at the 19th Annual Davey Awards, as well as two Public Relations Society of America awards for their work with affordable homeownership, creative advocacy, and residential development media relations. Founded in 2015 by Tim Hindes ‘00, who later recruited

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Award-Winning Buffalo Educator Transforms Lives Of Students

Rachel M. (Wysocki) Kent ’03 approaches life with the philosophy that no good deed should go undone. Although she wasn’t quite sure of her career plans as a student at Allegheny College, she loved learning and helping others. She maximized her time at Allegheny by choosing to double major in English and history— laying the

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Alumnus Consults At Merrill Lynch, Inspired By Speaker At Allegheny College

When Brett Albinson ’17 was searching for jobs as a college student, he wasn’t exactly sure what he wanted to do until an Allegheny College connection changed his life.  “When I was a senior at Allegheny, Bruce Thompson, who is an executive at Bank of America, came to speak at Quigley Hall. Hearing him talk

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Bill Demchak ‘84 Receives Highest Honor from The Ireland Fund

It was a sea of green and black elegance at The Ireland Funds Pittsburgh Gala 2024. In the midst of that palette was a table full of navy and gold. Bill Demchak ‘84 was the evening’s honoree, and his former Allegheny fraternity brothers and their wives, along with Bill’s family, came to celebrate.  The event

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Allegheny Alumna Named Founding Dean for Admissions and Recruitment at Methodist University’s College of Medicine

Allegheny alumna, Dr. Rebecca Miller Wise ‘91, has been named Founding Dean for Admissions and Recruitment at Methodist University’s new Cape Fear Valley Health School of Medicine. Wise is a board-certified clinician in Geriatric Pharmacy with more than 30 years of experience in education with expertise in integrative medicine, medical cannabis, geriatric medication therapy management

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Allegheny Graduate Helps Women Athletes Transition Beyond Playing Professional Sports

After graduating from Allegheny College with a neuroscience major and values, ethics, and social action minor, Amanda Hazer ’10 thought she knew what her next step would be— to become a physician. It didn’t take more than a few weeks to realize medical school wasn’t where she wanted to be. Today, she owns Amanda Hazer

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Allegheny College Graduate Studies At Columbia University To Better Human Rights

Kelechi Dimgba ’23 has dedicated her career to forming policies that promote gender equity and protect global human rights. Currently, Dimgba is pursuing a Master’s of International Affairs with a concentration in urban social policy and a specialization in international organizations and United Nations studies at Columbia University.  While studying as a global health major

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Military Historian Carol Reardon ‘74 Brings Battlefields to Life

Dr. Carol Reardon ‘74, a nationally-renowned military historian with expertise in the Civil War and Vietnam Conflict will be offering a free public lecture entitled “Gettysburg in History and Memory” on February 19 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in downtown Meadville. Prof. Rearden is the George Winfree Professor Emerita of American History

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