Articles: Tag: Awards and Fellowships

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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Allegheny College Senior Charles Allen Ross Awarded Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College senior Charles Allen Ross has been awarded the Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life, which annually recognizes student leaders who have demonstrated a strong passion for, and deep understanding of, civility on the Allegheny College campus and in community work. Prize recipients exhibit a depth and breadth

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Allegheny College Professor and Alumna Each Awarded 2020 Science as Story Fellowship

An Allegheny College professor and alumna have each been awarded a 2020 Science as Story Fellowship from Creative Nonfiction, a nonprofit organization in Pittsburgh. Catharina Coenen, professor of biology and biochemistry, and Megan Arnold, a 2019 graduate who majored in biochemistry and minored in psychology, were among 12 individuals selected for the fellowship. The Science

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Allegheny Students, Garden Manager Honored for Sustainability Work

An Allegheny College student environmental organization, two individual students and the College’s garden manager have been recognized by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) as 2020 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,

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Allegheny College Junior Delaney Lacey Selected for Goldwater Scholarship

Delaney Lacey, a junior at Allegheny College, has been selected for a 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. The scholarship program honoring the late Senator Barry Goldwater was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. Lacey, a biology major and psychology minor from Bethel

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