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New Podcast Features Student Experiences in Allegheny College’s Award-winning Undergraduate Research Program

The Allegheny College Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA) has launched a new podcast to feature Allegheny students discussing their experiences in the College’s award-winning undergraduate research and creative activities program. The podcast — named Gator TAILS (Talking About Inquiry, Learning, and Scholarship) — is hosted by Matt Venesky, Ph.D., director of

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Allegheny College Introduces Commitment to Access Program To Enhance Affordability for Pennsylvania Students and Families

Allegheny College today introduced a new Commitment to Access Program (CAP) that will cover 100 percent of tuition for Pennsylvania students from families earning an income of $50,000 or less.  “Since Allegheny’s founding more than two centuries ago, we have opened doors of educational opportunity,” said Ellen Johnson, Allegheny vice president for enrollment management. “The

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Allegheny College Alumni Advise Next Generation of Leaders During Blue & Gold Weekend

Allegheny College alumni returned to campus last Friday not only to reconnect with each other but also to share their insights and help the next generation of Allegheny Gators as part of the College’s annual Blue & Gold Weekend: A Homecoming and Family Celebration. “I absolutely love coming back to Allegheny College as an alumnus.

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Allegheny College Professor’s First Collection of Poetry Honored with Multiple Awards

Allegheny College Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies M. Soledad Caballero’s first collection of poetry, I Was A Bell, has received several prestigious awards, including the:  2022 Outstanding Book from the International Association of Autoethnography and Narrative Inquiry 2022 Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner from the Independent Book Publishers Association 2022 Juan Felipe

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Allegheny College President Hilary Link Announces She Will Leave Post; Board of Trustees Appoints Former Allegheny Provost and Dean Dr. Ron Cole as Interim President

Dr. Hilary Link, President of Allegheny College since 2019, has announced today that she will leave her position for personal and professional considerations. Dr. Link, recognized as a multidisciplinary scholar, globalist and visionary who has dedicated her career to improving the student experience in higher education, will complete her service at Allegheny after successfully leading

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Allegheny College Student Humanizes Soldiers’ Stories Through Gettysburg National Military Park Internship

Michael Gartland ’23, a history major with an English minor at Allegheny College, interned at the Gettysburg National Military Park in the summer of 2022. While walking the Civil War battlefields, he gained a greater appreciation of the influence history has on people.  “The experience was phenomenal,” Gartland says. “My favorite part was exploring the

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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 undergraduate teaching, student-faculty research and value. Allegheny ranked No. 76 on the list, up from No. 85 last year. In annual rankings released Sept. 12, U.S. News &

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Second-Generation Allegheny Graduate Involved at the Highest Level of Politics

Engaged at the highest level of politics, Ashlee Rich Stephenson ’05 works as the senior political strategist at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She appreciates how Allegheny College gave her the tools to be prepared to work in national politics, leading to her position today with the world’s largest business trade association. “The Allegheny experience

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Allegheny College Honored Among Nation’s Top Liberal Arts Colleges by Washington Monthly for 10th Consecutive Year

For the 10th consecutive year, Allegheny College has been honored by Washington Monthly as one of the nation’s best liberal arts colleges in rankings that recognize what colleges are doing not only for their students but also for the country. Allegheny is featured among the top 45 liberal arts institutions in the U.S. in the

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