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Three More Allegheny College Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Allegheny College students Charisma Tesch ’23, Megan Dennis ’23, and Maria Cabrera ’24 have been awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to help fund study abroad experiences. They join four other Allegheny students who also received Gilman Scholarships in 2021.  “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship competition suggests to me that Allegheny students are competitive

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Donor-funded Grand Pianos Enhance Experience for Allegheny Music Students, Faculty, and Audiences

Fittingly, the first person to play a new Kawai GX-2 grand piano when it arrived on the Allegheny College campus last summer was a student. Simone Robinson-Stevens ’24 was on campus for summer research with piano professor Douglas Jurs when the new instrument was delivered to the choir room. Professor James Niblock asked if she

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People & Places: December 2021

People & Places is published during the academic year by the Office of Marketing & Communications. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement. Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability Richard Bowden was invited to serve as an editor of the journal Forests, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of forestry

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A Refill Revolution

Professor Beth Choate challenged her Allegheny College students to tackle the global issue of plastic waste at a local level. Knowing that 37 million tons of plastic waste are produced annually in the U.S., Choate encouraged students in her Research Methods class to investigate how often — and why — Allegheny students turned to single-use water bottles instead

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2021 CBE Financial Literacy Challenge Crowns Winners

On Saturday, Dec. 4, nine finalists, chosen from a field of 25 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2021 Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics (CBE). First-year student Reece Smith took home the first place trophy. Rounding out the top finishers were Madelyn Hill ’22 in

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Four Allegheny College Students Take Studies Abroad with Gilman Scholarships

Earlier this year, four Allegheny College students were awarded U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The recipients are Aubrey Miller, Natalie Davidson, Bethany Allen, and Khadra Jeylani. Students use Gilman scholarships to fund all kinds of study away opportunities, from short-term Experiential Learning trips to full academic years in countries around the

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Allegheny Students Give Voice to Silent Historical Narratives with Pop-up Museum Event

Allegheny College students taking an Introduction to Public History course this semester created an imaginative, two-day pop-up museum event to introduce lesser-known historical narratives to the campus community. “We examine what narratives have dominated representations of the past in historical museums, and we seek out histories that have not been at the center of understanding the

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Allegheny College Dance and Movement Studies Program To Present Annual Cookies and Milk Dance Concert

The Dance and Movement Studies Program at Allegheny College will present its annual Cookies and Milk Dance concert on Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Montgomery Performance Space. There will be two performances, the first at 2 p.m. and the second at 4 p.m. The concert will present a variety of dance styles, including pieces performed

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