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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 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 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 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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