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Allegheny College Alum Teaching in Bulgaria as a Fulbright Fellow

Allegheny College senior Becca Winton ’23 has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship, allowing her to teach English to high school students in Panagyurishte, Bulgaria, and adult learners at the Professional School of Industrial Technologies, Management, and Tourism.  “I’m hoping to learn more about multicultural education and gain knowledge about different types of education systems. I’m

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Allegheny Graduate Serves Marginalized Through Pediatric Surgery

Driven by a passion for serving the marginalized, Marla A. Sacks ’13 has traveled to the Philippines, Ghana, Zambia, and Vietnam to perform critical pediatric surgery in low-resource areas while pursuing a general surgery residency at the State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University. “I am humbled each day to have the opportunity

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Two Allegheny College Students Selected for Fulbright Canada Fellowships

Allegheny College students Evelyn Griffith ’24 and Emily Mullen ’24 have been awarded fellowships with the Fulbright Canada-MITACS Globalink program. They will conduct advanced research under the supervision of a graduate-level professor for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer in Canada.  “The fact that both of our first-time applicants have been awarded the fellowship

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Allegheny College Professor Caryl Waggett To Receive Prestigious Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education

Allegheny College Professor of Global Health Studies Caryl Waggett has been named the recipient of the 2022 Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education from the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). The award recognizes faculty who have made exemplary efforts to start or sustain an undergraduate program, collaborated with

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Allegheny Graduate Develops Initiatives To Promote Oral Health for the American Dental Association

Matt Zaborowski ’17, MPH, CPH, initially set out to pursue a career as a dentist. However, as an Allegheny College student, he found another route and realized his vision of promoting oral health. “I was actively involved on campus and was presented with tremendous opportunities in the community to develop my passion,” says Zaborowski, who

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Allegheny Alumna Tackles Tuberculosis Prevention as CDC Fellow

Jessica Margraf ’21 says her time at Allegheny College shaped her interests in global public health. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in global health studies and environmental studies, and a minor in psychology, she’s putting those interests to work as a 2021 Public Health Associate with the Centers for

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Allegheny Senior Shares Evidence About Making Planet-Friendly Choices in Diet

Allegheny College senior Margo Beck wants to help members of her generation make informed decisions about how they eat — and how those choices impact not only their health but also the Earth. The environmental science and sustainability major has focused her Senior Comprehensive Project on a diet based on her Armenian heritage, drawing on

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Allegheny’s Kirsten Peterson Receives Award for Pre-Professional Studies Guidance

Kirsten Peterson, a 1978 Allegheny College graduate and a member of the Gateway Pre-Professional Studies staff, received the Buck Hill ’68 Award from the Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NEAAHP) during its June 2020 annual meeting, which was held online. Peterson was honored for her outstanding service to NEAAHP and the National

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