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Allegheny College Students and Alumna Collaborate on Autism Nature Trail for Pymatuning State Park

Recreational activity should be accessible to all, but it can be challenging for those with autism or developmental disabilities due to sensory overload, restricted behavior, and unpredictable surroundings. In response, a group of Allegheny College students sought opportunities to improve recreational access by developing a feasibility plan for an autism nature trail at Pymatuning State

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Environmental Science & Sustainability Students and Professor Design, Install Solar Panel Array at Area Church

Ian Carbone, associate professor of environmental science & sustainability, engaged his students in a project where they developed plans for and installed an array of solar panels at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. Video by Scott Mason of Oct28 Productions

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Allegheny College Student Spends Summer Interning with Gubernatorial Campaign

Allegheny College student Christopher Ratliff ’24 is eager to make real change through a career in public service. This past summer, he put that passion into action as an intern with Pennsylvania Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s campaign in Harrisburg.  A political science major with minors in economics and religious studies, Ratliff learned about the internship after

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People & Places: December 2022

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year by the Office of Marketing & Communications. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement. Professor of French and International Studies Laura Reeck contributed five translations to the first English-language anthology of Morocco’s longest-standing political and cultural journal,

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Alumnus Treats Cancer Population as Reconstructive Microsurgeon at the No. 1 Cancer Center in the Nation

As a reconstructive microsurgeon at the nation’s No. 1 cancer center, Alex Mericli ’05 uses his deep knowledge of plastic surgery to overcome the unexpected and make strides toward eliminating cancer.  In his current position as a plastic surgeon and associate professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mericli continues to reflect

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2022 Zingale Financial Literacy Challenge Crowns Winner

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 12 finalists, chosen from a field of 30 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2022 Zingale Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics and sponsored by Lance ’77 and Karen Zingale. Graham Kralic ’25 took home the first-place trophy. Rounding out the

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Three Distinguished Leaders with Ties to Allegheny College Appointed to Administrative and Transition Advisory Committee Posts by Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro

Three distinguished leaders with ties to Allegheny College — Larry Hailsham, Jr., Mark Campbell, and James H. Mullen, Jr. —  have been appointed to key administrative and transition advisory committee posts by Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro. Larry Hailsham, Jr., Allegheny Class of 2015, has been appointed as executive deputy chief of staff by Shapiro. Hailsham,

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Five Elected to the Allegheny College Board of Trustees

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, announced that the college’s Board of Trustees has added five new members: Mary S. Amsdell, of Rocky River, Ohio; Mark Maruszewski, of Darien, Connecticut; Derrick B. Owens, of Silver Spring, Maryland; Ellen M. Yount, of Starksboro,

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