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Allegheny Lauded as a Top Liberal Arts College by Wall Street Journal

Allegheny College has been included among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 60 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation, and in the top 20 percent overall among all the schools, colleges and universities identified in the

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Cornell B. LeSane II Elected to National Association for College Admission Counseling Board of Directors

Cornell B. LeSane II, senior vice president for enrollment and dean of admissions at Allegheny College, was elected to the board of directors of the National Association for College Admission Counseling at the association’s 75th national conference, held recently in Louisville, Kentucky. NACAC, founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 15,000 professionals from

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People & Places: October 2019

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year by the Office of College Relations. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement.   In July 2019, Associate Professor of Biology Lisa Whitenack attended the International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology in Prague. She, along with colleagues from McDaniel College,

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Allegheny Alumnus Reaches the Heights of the Appalachian Trail

This was no stroll in the park. It was a five-month, 2,192-mile grind that tested the mettle of David Gallogly. But in the end, on August 27, 2019, Gallogly stood triumphantly on the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, 164 days after setting out from the southern terminus of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. “I

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Allegheny College Presents U.S. Congressmen Collins and Jeffries with 2019 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr., today presented the 2019 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to U.S. Congressmen Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) for their collaborative work toward criminal justice reform, which resulted in passage of the bipartisan First Step Act. “This friendship is an example America dearly

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Allegheny College to Host 2019 Executive in Residence Diane Sutter

Allegheny College’s Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics welcomes Diane Sutter, an alumna and leader in the broadcasting industry, as the 2019 Executive in Residence. Sutter will be on campus from Monday, September 30, through Wednesday, October 2, and will deliver two public talks. Sutter is a 1972 Allegheny graduate who lives in

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Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Reform Caucus Chairs Honored With Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life in Pennsylvania at 35th Annual Chamber Dinner

At tonight’s 35th Annual Chamber Dinner, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry was proud to partner with Allegheny College to present the third annual “Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life in Pennsylvania” award to the four chairs of the General Assembly’s Criminal Justice Reform Caucus – Senators Camera Bartolotta, R-Greene, and Art

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Allegheny Professor Emeritus Shares New-Age Vision in Off-Broadway Show

Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Hold it and picture a field of poppies glistening in the sunlight among the rolling green hills. You are peaceful. You are floating among the clouds. Now exhale slowly and feel the love. Joshua Searle-White has dropped plenty of coin to hear gurus share visions like this in

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