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The Princeton Review 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 384 Colleges,” the 2019 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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Lisa Whitenack

Allegheny College Biology Professor to Provide Expert Commentary on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

Lisa Whitenack, Allegheny College associate professor of biology, will provide expert commentary on the Discovery Channel Shark Week show “Megalodon: Fact vs. Fiction” on Friday, July 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Whitenack and other experts will explore what would happen if the largest shark that ever existed were still alive today. Whitenack researches the biomechanics, evolution

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2018 Prize for Civility in Pubic Life

‘Bipartisan Road Trip’ Inspires Allegheny College to Honor Texas Congressmen Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd with the 2018 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. presented the 2018 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to Texas Congressmen Will Hurd (R) and Beto O’Rourke (D) for their “bipartisan road trip” last year, when the two congressmen from opposing parties livestreamed collegial discussions on the divisive issues of the day over a 1,600-mile

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Students Lobby Pennsylvania Legislators to Preserve Financial Aid

Allegheny College students Carlos Sanchez and Jesse Tomkiewicz joined scores of college students from across Pennsylvania for Student Aid Advocacy Day, sponsored by the Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) in Harrisburg in April. The annual event gives students from AICUP-member institutions a chance to meet legislators and encourage them to support

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Recent Allegheny Graduate John Hughes Named Academic All-America

Recent Allegheny College graduate John Hughes has been named to the 2017–18 Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team. Hughes becomes the 37th student-athlete in Allegheny College history to earn the prestigious Academic All-America laurel, and the sixth Gator men’s track and field/cross country student-athlete to do so. A mathematics major and economics minor, Hughes graduated in May

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