Articles: Tag: Art

Microcredentials Make Liberal Arts Graduates Even More Competitive

Any student looking for a job knows that they are not just competing with other talent, but with algorithms and AI utilized to sort through applicants. Even with a well-crafted resume and LinkedIn profile filled with keywords that match an intended role, skills may not be highlighted. Cue the microcredential.  Microcredentials raise an applicant’s profile

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Alumni-Led Marketing Firm Recognized for Nonprofit Work

TrailBlaze Creative, an Allegheny College alumni-led Pittsburgh marketing and communications agency, has clinched four prestigious awards at the 19th Annual Davey Awards, as well as two Public Relations Society of America awards for their work with affordable homeownership, creative advocacy, and residential development media relations. Founded in 2015 by Tim Hindes ‘00, who later recruited

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Allegheny College Lab for Innovation and Creativity Expands to Meet Regional Workforce Development Needs

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges, has announced the expansion of the Allegheny Lab for Innovation and Creativity (ALIC) to bring workforce development and education resources into the community. In partnership with the regional precision manufacturing industry, Allegheny College will play a central role in the economic resurgence of

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People & Places: September 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Blake Neiderlander ’24 recently completed a ten-week-long biomedical ethics research internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as one of the six candidates selected for this highly competitive program. Over the summer,

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People & Places: April 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Mark Cosdon, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, will return to Sicily’s University of Palermo this fall to teach a course on contemporary American Theatre. While in Italy, Cosdon will present a pair

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Allegheny College Students Propose Public Art in Meadville To Highlight French Creek

Students in a fall 2022 environmental science and sustainability (ESS) junior seminar at Allegheny College have developed proposals for educational art — including benches, murals, and sculptures around Meadville — to showcase French Creek and its importance to the region.  Building on an idea suggested and researched by Allegheny Director of Sustainability Kelly Boulton ’02,

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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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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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Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibit Includes Two Works by Allegheny College Professor Emerita Amara Geffen

To her delight and that of the Allegheny College community, artist Amara Geffen has two works on exhibit through August 29, 2021, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Upon completion of the exhibit, the works will become part of the permanent collection at The Met. Two ceramic sculptures by Geffen, who

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