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Classroom Collaboration Sets the Tone for the Meadiaville Listening Project

What started as an idea for a communication arts class several years ago has turned into a meaningful and engaging project for dozens of Allegheny students and residents of Meadville. It has even inspired one former student to embark on a self-made career following his graduation. The Meadiaville Listening Project is the creation of Associate

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Allegheny Faculty-Student Team Helps Develop Underwater Robots to Perform Lake Research

David Boughton of Penn State’s Sea Grant College program last summer was looking for a way to collect more encompassing data when he samples water quality in lakes in northwest Pennsylvania, including the murky expanses of Lake Erie. So he sought the help of Allegheny College Computer Science Professor Janyl Jumadinova and one of her

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Two Allegheny Students Spending Spring Semester as Fellows in Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Though connected through the Allegheny College Political Science Department, junior Jesse Tomkiewicz and senior Casey McDaniel have different goals, aspirations and interests. While Tomkiewicz is interested primarily in labor law, McDaniel considers himself more of a generalist, with interests divided relatively equally among multiple policy areas. This semester, the students’ respective interests have led them

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Allegheny’s Marisol Santa Cruz Wins Gilman Award to Study in India

Allegheny College junior Marisol Santa Cruz has been awarded a $4,000 Gilman International Scholarship in order to help defray the costs of her participation in an Experiential Learning Seminar trip to India in May 2019. “After conducting extensive archival research in the summer of 2018 under the supervision of Professor Ishita Sinha Roy, I was

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Letters to the Editor — Winter 2019 Allegheny Magazine

Remembering the Glory Days of Street Theatre I read with interest the profile of Ted Shaker ’72 which was featured in the latest issue of Allegheny magazine and which began with a brief description of Shaker’s involvement in Street Theatre when he was a student. The article did not mention that the founder of Allegheny’s

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Allegheny Names Hilary L. Link as 22nd President of the College

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Hilary L. Link, dean of Temple University Rome, as Allegheny’s 22nd president. Link will assume the presidency on July 1, 2019. The board’s vote followed the unanimous recommendation of Link by the Presidential Search Committee, which conducted a national search for a successor to James H.

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Allegheny Professor Shares Guggenheim Award for Mexico Drug Cartel Research

Allegheny College Political Science Professor Shannan Mattiace is one of three educators who have received a $40,000 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation award to survey indigenous communities in Mexico about how those areas are able to curtail drug-related violence. Mattiace is currently in Chile teaching and conducting research as part of a 2018–19 Fulbright Award. She

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Students’ Dedication, Achievements Inspire Retired Allegheny Employee To Establish Scholarship

Linda Savor remembers her joyful interaction with students when she worked for the Office of Development at Allegheny College from 1994 to 2004. One of her favorite responsibilities as an office coordinator was to supervise work-study students who assisted with clerical and other projects. She remains close to a number of them, including Sallianne Van

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Gator Swimmers Break a Record, Arbore Hits 1,000 Career Points

Sadie Brown, Aimee Verardi, Anna Verardi and McClaren Rodriguez broke a nine-year-old Allegheny record in the 200 freestyle relay by more than a second at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational on Dec. 7. The previous best time in Gator history was set in 2009 by Ashley Whitehead, Megan McGuire, Erin Ham and Megan Knox at

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