November 2nd 2023
Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges, has announced the expansion of the Allegheny Lab for Innovation and Creativity (ALIC) to bring workforce development and education resources into the community. In partnership with the regional precision manufacturing industry, Allegheny College will play a central role in the economic resurgence of
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October 18th 2023
After witnessing her family and fellow Ukrainians forced from their country due to the Russo-Ukrainian War, Sasha Shafran ’25 was inspired to help those suffering. “The war in Ukraine, my family being forced to flee the country, and not having a defined place I can call home came together all at once,” says Shafran, studying
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People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Kirsten Peterson, Senior Assistant Dean of Student Success for Health Professions Advising, presented at the NEAAHP (Health Professions Advisors) meeting held in June 2023 at Niagara Falls. Her topic was “Speaking of Competencies,”
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May 4th 2023
On Saturday, April 29, the 2023 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College announced ten winners, including the top award to team GrandSlam AI, an artificial intelligence analysis used to improve a tennis player’s style with personalized coaching. “What was remarkable about GrandSlam AI is not only the fact that they developed a working product,
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February 21st 2023
Allegheny College students Megan Dennis ’23, Quila Gustave ’24, and Bianca Sanchez ’24 were recently awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to study away. “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship Program should be a point of pride for the entire College community,” Professor Patrick Jackson, senior assistant dean for fellowship advising, says. “Our students are
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On Saturday, Dec. 10, 12 finalists, chosen from a field of 30 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2022 Zingale Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics and sponsored by Lance ’77 and Karen Zingale. Graham Kralic ’25 took home the first-place trophy. Rounding out the
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May 17th 2022
As they prepare to graduate, Allegheny College seniors and varsity basketball teammates Josh Ratesic and Jordan Greynolds look back on the experiences — in the classroom and on the court — that helped them to grow as leaders. A four-year letter winner for the Gators, Ratesic is most proud of overcoming the adversity of playing
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On Saturday, April 30, the judges of the 2022 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College crowned 10 winners, including Edible Roots, a social-purpose venture seeking to create green spaces and community gardens in urban settings, and Blue Ciel, an importer of Mongolian cashmere. This year’s winners shared a total prize pool of $32,000. “This
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On Saturday, Dec. 4, nine finalists, chosen from a field of 25 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2021 Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics (CBE). First-year student Reece Smith took home the first place trophy. Rounding out the top finishers were Madelyn Hill ’22 in
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Allegheny College student Brandon Bolling won the $10,000 first-place prize at the 14th annual Zingale Big Idea Competition, held virtually by the College’s Bruce R. Thompson Center For Business & Economics on Saturday, May 8. Bolling pitched a concept for Dry Lake Farm, an environmentally friendly chicken producer, in the competition, which emulates the experiences seen on
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