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Why Might People Not Seek Help for Mental Illness? Allegheny College Research Team Looks for Answers

Mental health problems are on the rise in the United States, but due to a variety of reasons, many people aren’t getting or seeking the help they need, says Allegheny Psychology Professor Monali Chowdhury. Recognizing a lack of research on the subject, Chowdhury tasked students in her research group to study this phenomenon in the

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Welcome, New Gators! It’s Time to Leave That Stress Behind

Hey, Allegheny College first-year Gators, August 24 is fast approaching and that means it’s almost showtime — moving in, exploring campus, and getting to class. For some of you, the stress level might be ratcheting up, but there’s no need for that. Stay calm. Stay cool. Stay collected. With that in mind, here is some

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Goats Come to the Rescue, Thanks to Allegheny Class Research Project

If you venture into the Erie National Wildlife Refuge east of Meadville as the summer winds down, you’ll likely come across eight well-fed goats who are gorging themselves on non-native plants and savoring every bite. They probably won’t even notice you staring at them as they chew. The goats were brought in for the summer

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The Princeton Review Again Names Allegheny College Among Best in Nation

Allegheny College has once again been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The education services company features Allegheny in “The Best 385 Colleges,” the 2020 edition of its flagship college guide. In its profile on Allegheny, The Princeton Review quotes extensively from students surveyed for the guide.

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Allegheny College President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr. Named Fall 2019 President-in-Residence at Harvard Graduate School of Education

In addition to continued involvement with the Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life and other strategic efforts, Allegheny President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr. has been selected to serve as the fall 2019 president-in-residence in the Higher Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Mullen transitioned to the role of president

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Two Allegheny Students Receive Gilman Scholarships for Study Overseas

Two Allegheny College students have been awarded Gilman International Scholarships in order to help defray the costs of their participation in studying overseas during the 2019 fall semester. The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program reviewed more than 3,000 applicants nationwide for 2019-20 academic programs, and just over 800 students were offered

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Allegheny College Featured in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020”

Allegheny College is featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020,” the 36th edition of a reference book for prospective students and their families that describes life on campus at the country’s best colleges and universities. The “Fiske Guide to Colleges” publishes detailed profiles, including interviews with students, for more than 300 four-year schools. The guide is fully

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Hilary L. Link Begins Work as 22nd President of Allegheny College

Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., began her tenure as the 22nd president of Allegheny College today. Link’s appointment was announced by the college’s board of trustees in January. Link, the first woman in Allegheny’s history to hold the college’s highest office, succeeds James H. Mullen, Jr., who retired after 11 years at the college. “I am

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Allegheny Graduate Tackles Marketing, Medical Assignments

Recent Allegheny College graduate Natalia Buczek finds herself taking her first career steps with one foot in the marketing world and the other foot in the medical field. Buczek, an Erie native who graduated in May 2019, has started her full-time job as a project coordinator handling client concerns and overseeing marketing tasks at the

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When Opportunity Knocks, Allegheny College Graduate Answers

Christopher Miller has always made the most of the opportunities presented to him. He just earned his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and will begin his career this summer at a New York City tech firm called Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services. “I will be working as

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