Articles: Tag: Awards and Fellowships

Three Allegheny College Alumni Featured in the Erie Reader’s 40 Under 40: Class of 2021

The Erie Reader has featured three Allegheny College alumni among its Erie’s 40 Under 40: Class of 2021. The individuals, selected from a record number of nominations, are “innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders helping move us into the future,” according to the publication. The Allegheny alumni featured are: Karin Brown Wickwire ’04, nurse practitioner for critical

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Allegheny College English Professor Receives Prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship

Allegheny College Assistant Professor of English John MacNeill Miller has been named a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) for the fall of 2021. Miller said he will use the fellowship semester to complete his book, On Background: Scenery, Ecology, and the Social Novel, which focuses on the entangled intellectual histories of

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Two Allegheny College Professors Receive Fulbright Awards to Teach and Conduct Research Abroad

Allegheny College Professors Christopher Bakken and Stephen Onyeiwu have received 2021–22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards to teach and conduct research in Greece and Nigeria, respectively. Each will return to a country that played a formative role in his development as a scholar and educator. Bakken, the Frederick F. Seely Professor of English, has taught,

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Two Allegheny Students to Be Honored for Environmental Sustainability Work

Two Allegheny College students will be recognized by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium as 2021 Campus Sustainability Champions. The Campus Sustainability Champion title is awarded annually to students, faculty, administrators and staff of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who have made meaningful contributions benefiting social, economic or environmental sustainability on their campus or in their community.

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Allegheny College English Professor Mari Christmas Receives Prestigious Writing Award

Allegheny College Assistant Professor of English Mari Christmas is a 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award winner for her skill in fiction writing. The foundation writes that “her fierce, darkly humorous, emotionally riveting work explores and embodies today’s world reflecting our deepest anxieties and the complexities of current-day feminism, motherhood, and modern love.” This award

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Mathematical Association of America Honors Allegheny Professor

Allegheny College Mathematics Professor Dr. Tamara Lakins has received the 2020 Meritorious Service Award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The Certificate of Meritorious Service, announced in a video ceremony in July, was presented for service at the national level or for service to a section of the Mathematical Association of America. There were

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Receives Prestigious Teaching Fellowship

Joseph P. Hayes, a 2020 Allegheny College graduate from Jamestown, New York, has received a $32,000 Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship from the WW Foundation to fund his master’s degree studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he also will teach in high-need schools. “I’m really looking forward to getting into the classroom and building relationships with

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Allegheny College Awarded COVID-19 Response Grant from Erie Community Foundation

Allegheny College has received a one-year COVID-19 Rapid Response grant of $29,750 from the Erie Community Foundation to support the Lake Effect Leaders AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) Project. The goal of the AmeriCorps VISTA Project, which is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service, is to boost the capacity of

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Allegheny Student Maya Hackman Awarded Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship

Allegheny College student Maya Hackman has been awarded a scholarship through the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP), which provides financial assistance to individuals pursuing a program of study leading to a Master of Science in physician assistant studies. Hackman, a junior biology major and psychology minor, will attend Chatham University for

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