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Allegheny College Awarded Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Transfer Honor Roll

Allegheny College is pleased to be named to Phi Theta Kappa’s (PTK) 2024 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly colleges in the nation for creating innovative pathways for community college transfer students. “Transfer students are a vibrant and important part of our campus community. We are thrilled to receive this honor and encourage

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Allegheny College Graduate Leads Erie Insurance Human Resources Divison

Karen Skarupski ’83 is inspired to help teams and people achieve their goals at Erie Insurance. As the senior vice president of human resources, Skarupski says Allegheny College set her up for success.  “A liberal arts education really fosters curiosity, which has helped me through my legal and business career,” says Skarupski. “The faculty were

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Allegheny College Announces New Accelerated Masters Degree in Healthcare Management

Building on the recent announcement of a Healthcare Management major, Allegheny College is pleased to announce a new accelerated Master of Science program in that same area. The program (either 3+1 or 4+1) offers the opportunity for students to earn their BS and MS degrees in an accelerated timeline while continuing to study the field

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Allegheny College Celebrates Transformation of Reis Hall With Groundbreaking Ceremony

While the day started out rainy, the celebration moved inside as key leaders dug in to mark the groundbreaking ceremony held in Schultz Banquet Hall. The celebration marked the start of renovations to Reis Hall, which will transform the building into the Phil St. Moritz ‘61 Center for Innovation.  The St. Moritz Center for Innovation

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10th Annual Gator Give Day Breaks Records, Brings Campus Together and Unites Alumni Far and Wide

The Tenth Annual Gator Give Day brought the Allegheny community together both near and far, online, in person, and with much joy. And it was record-breaking, with funds raised surpassing any previous year.  On April 18, more than 2,890 alumni, parents, employees, students, and friends from around the world made gifts to Allegheny, totaling over

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Make Your Passion Your Plan: Law and Policy Program Changes Path of New Grad

As anyone who has attended college and began their career can attest, often what you think you’re going to study or do for a living is not at all what ends up happening. Claudia Huber ‘24 was certain she was destined for law school. Huber says as a freshman, “I was extremely focused on how

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Allegheny College Receives $299,925 Grant to Support Student Summer Research in the Sciences

Allegheny College received a $299,925 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to support student summer research in the sciences. Dr. Matt Venesky, associate professor of biology and director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA), is the project director. During each year of the three-year grant, funding will cover stipends for

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Allegheny College Announces $14 Million in New Gifts from Skattum, Tillotson, and Nelson Multi-Generational Families

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges, where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, is pleased to announce new gifts totaling $14 million from three multi-generational alumni families. The gifts will ensure that Allegheny College continues to provide an exceptional education, giving students and faculty the freedom to explore new

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Allegheny College Awarded Designation by State of Pennsylvania as a PA Hunger-Free Campus

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has designated Allegheny College as a PA Hunger-Free Campus. Ian Binnington, Dean for the Student Experience, said of the achievement, “The designation isn’t just about fiddling with meal plans. It’s about structurally thinking about what are the needs of students, how we assess those needs, and how we meet those

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