Articles: Tag: Alumni

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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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 Alumna’s Contributions Support Public Health Efforts at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Kristie Connolly ’07 relentlessly supports public health as a program officer for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a branch of the National Institutes of Health. During her junior year at Allegheny College, she became fascinated with microbiology, which has directed her career ever since. “I initially started at Allegheny as pre-med,”

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Alumnus Addresses Federal Issues Related to Energy, Environment, and Privacy

As a public policy attorney, Fred Eames ’86 addresses complex federal issues related to energy, the environment, and privacy. To this day, Eames appreciates what he learned at Allegheny College.  “I learned so much at Allegheny. It really was a tremendous educational experience,” he says. “Understanding history and having a grasp of the English language

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Allegheny Graduate Supports Students as Deer Lakes School District Superintendent

As a young child, Janell Logue-Belden ’90 knew she wanted to become an educator. Logue-Belden credits Allegheny College with nurturing her curiosity as a lifelong learner and providing a foundation to comprehend a variety of subjects.  “I liked the fact that you didn’t just study your major,” says Logue- Belden, superintendent of Deer Lakes School

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Allegheny Graduate Educates Millions Across the Country With Smithsonian Learning Lab

When Darren Milligan ’99 realized that medical school wasn’t the right path for him, he looked to his Allegheny College faculty mentors for advice. They encouraged Milligan to explore new interests, which prompted him to enroll in art classes at Allegheny — and take the first step toward his career today with the Smithsonian Institution. 

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Allegheny Graduate Develops Initiatives to Promote Oral Health for the American Dental Association

Matt Zaborowski ’17, MPH, CPH, initially set out to pursue a career as a dentist. However, as an Allegheny College student, he found another route and realized his vision of promoting oral health. “I was actively involved on campus and was presented with tremendous opportunities in the community to develop my passion,” says Zaborowski, who

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Allegheny Alumna Recognizes and Develops Emerging Leaders

Maribel Cruz ’87 brings out the best in others as director of leadership consulting at Talent Plus, Inc. Through extensive writing and mentoring Cruz remains dedicated to her work. Her time at Allegheny was pivotal in shaping these strengths. “At Allegheny, I could pose questions and pursue independent research, which truly gave me a leg

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Allegheny Graduate Awarded Inaugural Max Ferrá Director Fellowship From INTAR Theatre

In early 2022, Itzel Ayala ’18 was awarded the inaugural Max Ferrá Director Fellowship from INTAR (International Arts Relations) Theatre, a national honor that recognizes an exceptional emerging Latinx director. Ayala says her experiences at Allegheny College helped set the stage for the next step in her blossoming career in the theatre.   “I think my

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Alumna Shares Global Issues and Insights With Executives From Around the World

As a global risks and investigations consultant, Daniela Cuellar ’16 delves into pressing global issues and shares insights with executives around the world. She says her Allegheny College education helped pave the way for her career. “Allegheny is able to provide different majors and enables students to combine different skills that are key for work-life,”

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