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Allegheny College Receives $1.4 Million Grant from National Science Foundation To Provide STEM Scholarships and Mentoring to Academically Talented Low-income Students

Allegheny College has been awarded a grant of $1,400,294 from the National Science Foundation through the S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. The grant will provide scholarships and programmatic support for academic and co-curricular mentoring to 24 academically talented low-income students. “We are very grateful for the support of the National Science

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CNN and Science Friday Feature Allegheny College Professor’s Book on History of Sourdough Bread Making

The 6,000-year history of sourdough bread is anything but stale. The release of Sourdough Culture: A History of Bread Making from Ancient to Modern Bakers, a new book by Allegheny College Professor Eric Pallant, has garnered coverage from CNN, public radio show Science Friday, and other media outlets. Pallant is a serious amateur baker, a

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has again named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the country, highlighting the college’s commitment to innovation, value and undergraduate teaching and research. In annual rankings released Sept. 13, U.S. News & World Report featured Allegheny among a select group of schools with stellar

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Allegheny College Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Digital Innovation in Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum

Allegheny College has received a $48,355 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the Digital Humanities Advancement Grant program to support planning efforts to develop a curriculum for intermediate Chinese language and culture that incorporates digital learning tools. The project, titled “An Engaging Digital Curriculum for Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture,” is

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Allegheny College Rises to No. 26 Nationally in Washington Monthly’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has been named one of the top 30 best liberal arts colleges in the U.S. in Washington Monthly’s 2021 college rankings. Allegheny rose to No. 26 in the Washington Monthly rankings, up from No. 34 last

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Allegheny College Announces Return to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Beginning July 1, 2022

Dr. Hilary L. Link, the 22nd president of Allegheny College, has announced the College’s plans to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) as the league’s 11th full-time member, effective July 1, 2022. “Allegheny College is excited to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference next year,” Link said. “This return aligns with all three of the strategic

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Allegheny College Welcomes Class of 2025

Allegheny College welcomed students in the Class of 2025 at today’s academic convocation and matriculation ceremony in Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium. Allegheny President Hilary L. Link addressed the new students, who represent 353 high schools, 30 states, and 12 countries. “This is a place that will push you to meet and to learn alongside others

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Gator Week of Welcome Celebrates Community, Tradition as Allegheny Students Arrive for the Fall Semester

As Move-in fast approaches for the fall semester, many across the Allegheny College campus have been working to plan activities and bring new traditions to Gator Week of Welcome, a series of events leading up to the first day of classes on August 24. “We have so many exciting events to welcome new students and

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Earns Second CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team Honor

Allegheny recent graduate distance runner Mica Hanish has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America First Team. For Hanish, this marks her second straight selection to the All-America First Team, and the 40th overall and 15th First Team selection for Allegheny. In June, she earned her second CoSIDA Academic All-District honor.

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