Articles: Tag: Awards and Fellowships

Allegheny College Trustee Robert Marchman Honored as National Bar Association’s Corporate Lawyer of the Year

Allegheny College trustee and alumnus Robert A. Marchman, Esq., has been honored with the Corporate Lawyer of the Year Award by the National Bar Association. Marchman is a senior executive who has championed customer protection, regulatory compliance, and diversity and inclusion throughout his distinguished career. Marchman, who graduated from Allegheny in 1980 and earned a

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Recent Allegheny Graduate Receives Boren Scholarship to Study in China

Kaylah Pinkney ‘19 received a prestigious Boren Scholarship, and will move to Nanjing, China starting in September of this year, studying the Mandarin language and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine at Nanjing University. Pinkney graduated with the Class of 2019, receiving a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience with a Chinese Language minor. She says the

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Allegheny Alumna From Pittsburgh Area Receives Fulbright Award

Allegheny College’s faculty helped Lauren Ottaviani ’18 nurture her knack for learning languages, for Shakespearean studies and for singing. Now they are celebrating Ottaviani’s Fulbright award to teach English in Belgium starting in the spring of 2020. “Lauren will make an ideal Fulbright Scholar. Prodigiously bright, mature and responsible, she graduated summa cum laude from

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Allegheny Alumni Make Cross-Cultural Connections through Education

Allegheny College alumni Jim Miller ’99 and Sabina Sully ’05 were each awarded a 2018–19 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program fellowship, which allowed them to travel to Africa to teach and observe. Only 74 teachers across the U.S. were chosen for this highly competitive program. “Each Fulbright fellow develops a guiding question that helps

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Allegheny College Senior Megan Arnold Awarded Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College senior Megan Arnold was awarded the 2019 Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life during the college’s annual Honors Convocation on April 30. During the event, Allegheny Board of Trustees Chair Mark Campbell announced that the prize has been renamed in honor of Mullen, who will retire on

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Allegheny Professor Eric Boynton Receives Fulbright Award to Teach and Conduct Research in Poland

Eric Boynton, professor and chair in the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department at Allegheny College, has received a 2019–20 Fulbright award to teach and conduct research in Poland — some four decades after first visiting the country as a child. “I traveled to Poland with my family for the first time in 1979,” Boynton said.

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Two Allegheny Students Spending Spring Semester as Fellows in Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Though connected through the Allegheny College Political Science Department, junior Jesse Tomkiewicz and senior Casey McDaniel have different goals, aspirations and interests. While Tomkiewicz is interested primarily in labor law, McDaniel considers himself more of a generalist, with interests divided relatively equally among multiple policy areas. This semester, the students’ respective interests have led them

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Allegheny Professor Shares Guggenheim Award for Mexico Drug Cartel Research

Allegheny College Political Science Professor Shannan Mattiace is one of three educators who have received a $40,000 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation award to survey indigenous communities in Mexico about how those areas are able to curtail drug-related violence. Mattiace is currently in Chile teaching and conducting research as part of a 2018–19 Fulbright Award. She

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Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Allegheny College alumna Colleen Silky is one of only 90 students from across the world to be awarded a highly competitive 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Silky, 29, of Pittsburgh, grew up in Syracuse, New York, and graduated from Allegheny in 2011 with a double major in neuroscience and psychology. Beginning in September, she will pursue

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