Articles: Allegheny In The News

App, clothing proposals win Big Idea Competition

Two teams tied for first-place honors — and each received $6,000 in funding for their business concepts — at this year’s Zingale Big Idea Competition, presented by the College’s Center for Business and Economics.

Century-old chimes system in college chapel restored

Allegheny student Jacob Sutter brings music to the entire campus by playing the recently restored, century-old tower chimes system in Ford Chapel. This article was distributed nationwide by the Associated Press.

Robot offers a deeper dive into Lake Erie research

Allegheny sophomore Elisia Wright and Computer Science Professor Janyl Jumadinova programmed the sensors for an underwater robot that will collect water quality data at Presque Isle Bay. This story in the Erie Times-News was subsequently distributed by the Associated Press.

Linking Leadership and the Liberal Arts

Allegheny Entrepreneur-in-residence Chris Allison shares why business education and liberal arts education are “symbiotic partners” that together can help prepare students to live up to their responsibilities as leaders in the world.

VITA program serves Meadville area with free tax filing

The Meadville Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program employs 30 Allegheny students under the training and supervision of Professor Stephanie Martin. Collectively, they file 1,000 tax returns — federal, state and local — free of charge to area residents.