Articles: Tag: Alumni

Alumnus Mentors Future Healthcare Leaders at Yale University

As a senior medical resident on the clinician-educator track at Yale University, Mike Arcieri ’17 addresses patients’ health needs while educating and mentoring future healthcare leaders. Arcieri says his strong foundation in research from Allegheny College gave him the support to pursue his passion.  “At Allegheny, you get to see a project from start to

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Alumni Counsel the Next Generation of Gator Leaders During 2023 Blue & Gold Weekend

View the Gallery Allegheny College alumni returned to campus on September 29 to connect and support the next generation of Gator leaders as part of the annual Blue & Gold Weekend: A Homecoming and Family Celebration. The College’s Office of Institutional Advancement partnered with academic departments to facilitate class visits, practice interviews, and networking receptions

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Alumnus Supports Pittsburgh Steelers As Team Event Operations Manager

In November 2022, the Pittsburgh Steelers nominated John Wodarek ’93, the team’s event operations manager, for the NFL’s Salute to Service Award presented by USAA. The award honors NFL players, coaches, and personnel committed to the military community. “It’s an extremely rewarding experience,” says Wodarek, who majored in communication arts and political science at Allegheny

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Alumna Pursues Passion For Food Science at Cook’s Illustrated and America’s Test Kitchen

Emily S. Rahravan ’18 shares her passion for science and food with over a million home cooks as an assistant digital editor at Cook’s Illustrated and America’s Test Kitchen. As an environmental science and sustainability major with minors in history and creative writing, Rahravan says that her professors at Allegheny College contributed significantly to her

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Allegheny Graduate Serves Marginalized Through Pediatric Surgery

Driven by a passion for serving the marginalized, Marla A. Sacks ’13 has traveled to the Philippines, Ghana, Zambia, and Vietnam to perform critical pediatric surgery in low-resource areas while pursuing a general surgery residency at the State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University. “I am humbled each day to have the opportunity

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Allegheny College Graduate Teaching in South Korea as a Fulbright Fellow

Aubrey Miller ’23 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship, allowing her to spend a full academic year in South Korea as an English teaching assistant at a secondary school.  Miller was an international studies major focusing on East Asia with a minor in Chinese. She says her previous experience studying away in South Korea and her

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Allegheny Student’s Research Puts Teeth in the Mighty Bite of the Shark

Meadville, PA – It’s roughly 350 miles from the Allegheny College campus to the frothy, shark-infested waters of the Atlantic Ocean, but that didn’t stop Ryan Sesler ’23 from pursuing his passion for marine biology and studying the notorious marine creatures. Sesler’s senior project research was centered around the hypothesis put forth by his advisor,

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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 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 on how beneficial

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