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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May 20th 2020
Five members of the Allegheny College’s Class of 2020 have decided to launch their post-collegiate careers as Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) fellows, spending a year in community service together. The five include Melissa Burnett from Pittsburgh; Elyse Cinquino from Buffalo, New York; Maura McCampbell from Houston, Texas; Sarah Shapley from Rochester, New York;
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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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April 27th 2020
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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April 27th 2020
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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April 15th 2020
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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April 8th 2020
Laura Branby, the Pittsburgh-area educator for Allegheny College’s award-winning Creek Connections watershed education program, has received the 2020 Outstanding Environmental Educator Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators. “Standing with me are many, many educators, formal and informal, and environmental professionals who work alongside me every day. They are the ones who teach me,
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December 9th 2019
Twelve Allegheny College students have been awarded a total of $37,000 in funding through the prestigious Gilman International Scholarship program to help pay for their study away experiences in 2020. The scholarships will support Experiential Learning trips, semesters abroad and summer internships, said Patrick Jackson, director of fellowship advising at Allegheny. It is the largest
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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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June 10th 2019
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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