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Allegheny Students Compete at College’s Second Annual Financial Literacy Challenge

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College held its second annual Financial Literacy Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, with 23 Allegheny students presenting personal financial budgets and investing plans appropriate for life after graduation. The top four finishers, who together received $5,000 in prizes and trophies, will advance to

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Allegheny Sophomore Makes a Splash in the Pool and in the Classroom

There are three areas that Allegheny College sophomore Emily Spitz is passionate about: her academics, swimming and singing, and she says she is excited to be able to continue to pursue those interests on campus, even during the ongoing pandemic. Spitz, a biochemistry major on the pre-med track — “I especially enjoy learning about genetics,”

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A Year Like No Other: The Allegheny Year in Review, 2020 Edition

It’s almost time to bid adieu to 2020, a challenging year to say the least, but not before revisiting those events, honors and milestones that brought Gator pride and smiles to the faces of Alleghenians, no matter where they were in the world. From setting fundraising records to launching a new branding campaign to bringing

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Allegheny College Joins Over One Thousand Leaders Across the United States Affirming Commitment to Global Climate Action on the Fifth Anniversary of the Paris Agreement 

December 12th marks the five-year anniversary of the world coming together to sign on to the Paris Agreement, and Allegheny College is marking the moment by committing to a national mobilization for a clean energy economy and centering their own operations in pursuit of climate action. In doing so, Allegheny College joined over a thousand

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GivingTuesday Donors Unite To Support Allegheny College Student Success

More than 700 Allegheny College supporters joined in making gifts on Dec. 1 for GivingTuesday, generating $308,523.94, including $120,000 in matching gifts from the Board of Trustees that will directly benefit Allegheny students in need through the Gator Success Grant program. Other areas of support included scholarships, the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, athletics, and academic programs.

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Allegheny Students Connect with Alumni for Valuable Career Advice

After a lifetime in school, college seniors facing the prospect of a first job can find the experience very unsettling. “Finding a job is difficult and in my experience one of the most important steps toward success comes from constructing a network of people willing to help. Allegheny alumni always seem ready to assist,” said

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