Articles: Tag: Awards and Fellowships

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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‘Bipartisan Road Trip’ Inspires Allegheny College to Honor Texas Congressmen Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd with the 2018 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr. presented the 2018 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to Texas Congressmen Will Hurd (R) and Beto O’Rourke (D) for their “bipartisan road trip” last year, when the two congressmen from opposing parties live-streamed collegial discussions on the divisive issues of the day over a 1,600-mile

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Recent Allegheny Graduate John Hughes Named Academic All-America

Recent Allegheny College graduate John Hughes has been named to the 2017–18 Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team. Hughes becomes the 37th student-athlete in Allegheny College history to earn the prestigious Academic All-America laurel, and the sixth Gator men’s track and field/cross country student-athlete to do so. A mathematics major and economics minor, Hughes graduated in May

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Fulbright to Study Medieval Literature in England

If you think of the Middle Ages as little more than dirt, blood and Bubonic Plague, recent Allegheny College graduate Madeline Hernstrom-Hill can enlighten you. “Sure, all that is there, but there is also so much more — complicated medical manuals, treatises about forms of government, astrological thought, trade across incredible distances, I could go

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Allegheny Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship for Summer Study in the U.K.

Allegheny College student Sarah Shapley will participate in a Fulbright Summer Institute to study in Wales in the United Kingdom through one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide. Shapley, a rising junior, is from Fairport in suburban Rochester, New York. She is a major in international studies with a minor

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Two Allegheny College Seniors Awarded Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College seniors Sarah Alex Nathan and Lucie Rose Shiffman are the recipients of the 2018 Allegheny Student Prize for Civility in Public Life. The College awards the prize annually to two exemplary student leaders who have demonstrated a strong passion for, and deep understanding of, civility on the Allegheny College campus and in community

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Coin Capital Team Wins Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College

Allegheny College students James Burnette, Austin Bristol and Joe Nagel won first prize and $5,000 in Allegheny’s Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition, a contest sponsored by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and modeled after ABC’s popular “Shark Tank” show. Burnette, Bristol and Nagel’s team — Coin Capital — pitched an idea for a hedge

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Allegheny’s Kyle Kanell to Study Arabic in Morocco with ProjectGO Scholarship

Kyle Kanell has never left North America, but this summer his studies will take him across the Atlantic Ocean to Meknes, Morocco, where he has been awarded the ProjectGO scholarship for an intensive study of Arabic. Originally from Beaver, Pennsylvania, Kanell transferred to Allegheny College in the fall of 2017 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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Allegheny College Graduate Garrett Devenney Selected for National Health Policy Fellowship

Allegheny College alumnus Garrett Devenney is a busy man and admits his selection as a recipient of the prestigious 2018 David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship hasn’t really sunk in yet. The 2016 Allegheny graduate was one of two students selected for the fellowship, beating out a competitive field of 70 applicants from across the

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