Articles: Tag: Alumni

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 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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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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Alumnus Fosters Diversity and Inclusion for Students as Educator and PBS Consultant

As a student assistant in Allegheny College’s Creek Connections environmental education program, Will Tolliver Jr. ’14 wrote grants, developed lesson plans, coordinated school visits, and taught students in the U.S. and abroad about the significance of water quality. Tolliver’s time with Creek Connections would ignite his career providing accessible, equitable education for the next generation. 

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Two Allegheny College Graduates Awarded 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Allegheny College alumni Kris Troy ’16 and Bella Petitta ’21 were awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship winners are provided with an annual stipend, a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 to their graduate institution, and additional funding to support research. Previous awardees have gone onto distinguished careers as professors or

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Allegheny Graduate Earns FDA Distinguished Career Service Award

In 2017, Donald N. Klein ’82, Ph.D., became the first senior review chemist to be awarded the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Distinguished Career Service Award from the FDA commissioner. Klein wrote complex regulatory documents that evaluated the safety of pharmaceutical drugs — work was critical to protecting the health and safety of United States

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Allegheny Graduate’s Custom Costumes Featured In Stage, Film, And Television

Amid the whirr of the sewing machines in Allegheny College’s Costume Shop, Zoe (Aaron) Regan `13 discovered a calling — one that would lead to her work being featured in major productions like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Lion King on Broadway.  “I didn’t know that I wanted to work in a costume shop

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Alumnus Looks Back on a Successful 50-Year Career in Academia

After a 50-year career in academia, Richard Alfred ’66 distinctly remembers when a peer challenged how he thought about sociological theory during an advanced seminar at Allegheny College.  “I began to look at things not with acceptance of what is, but with questions about why and what could be. I wanted to understand root causes,

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Allegheny Graduate, Honored as 2021 Bostonian of the Year, Empowers AAPI Community

Recognized as a 2021 Bostonian of the Year by The Boston Globe, Sam Hyun `14 has worked throughout his career to empower the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community — and ensure their voices are heard. Hyun says his Allegheny College education provided an important framework for those efforts.  “Being a history major was

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Alumna Features Pittsburghers During Quarantine Through Photography

As a visual communicator, photographer Anita Buzzy Prentiss ’93 takes pride in capturing beauty in all her subjects. Nevertheless, she finds that her bachelor’s degree in communication arts helps to set her apart from other photographers.  “My diverse and well-rounded education from Allegheny contributed to my successful business,” says Prentiss. “I can have conversations with all

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