February 1st 2017
Allegheny College students will participate in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics (IOP), February 3-5. The 2017 National Campaign conference will focus on identifying the root causes of national divisiveness following the 2016 presidential election and work to formulate strategies to bridge gaps between
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December 14th 2016
Allegheny College senior Heather Bosau, of Mentor, Ohio, has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship for 13 weeks beginning in late January 2017. Allegheny students have been selected for three consecutive years for the highly competitive fellowship program, which puts students in the offices of committee chairmen or other leaders in the Pennsylvania House
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April 19th 2016
April 19, 2016 – Allegheny College senior Abby Lombard has received the Outstanding Student Award from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The yearly award is given to one undergraduate student who displays excellence and promise in public administration. Although she is a native of Syracuse, New York, Lombard was
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May 4th 2015
Brian M. Harward, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Political Participation, will present “The Voting Rights Act after Shelby Co. v. Holder” on May 5 as part of the proceedings of the Western New York Continuing Legal Education Seminar at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York.
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February 4th 2015
Imani Prince ’16 and Brianna Cusanno ’16 have been selected as Andrew Goodman Foundation Vote Everywhere Ambassadors for 2015. A Vote Everywhere Ambassador completes a year-long paid internship with the Andrew Goodman Foundation at the Ambassador’s college campus. By building a community of civically engaged peers, Ambassadors help lead national conversations about today’s critical civil
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January 6th 2015
Like many college students his age, Allegheny senior Pasquale “Pat” DiFrancesco of Wexford, Pa., is looking forward to the final semester of his senior year. But unlike his classmates, DiFrancesco will spend most of his last semester making daily trips to the state Capitol, in addition to completing his Allegheny schoolwork. After all, he has
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December 3rd 2014
Rhodes Scholar Finalist Talks about Scholarship Journey and Life at Allegheny To be named a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship – the fully funded award that gives students an opportunity to study at the University of Oxford in England – a person must exhibit extraordinary qualities that make him or her stand out in
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September 3rd 2014
Brian M. Harward, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Political Participation, has had an article, “Congressional Response to Statements of Administration Policy and Signing Statements,” accepted for publication this summer in the journal Congress and the Presidency. Harward and his co-authors developed a dataset with all SAP’s, signing statements, and
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May 6th 2014
Political Science major and Center for Political Participation (CPP) Fellow John Rooney ’14 has received the 2014 Walter Jacobson Memorial Prize for his essay on John Dewey and American democracy. The essay, titled “Democracy: The Task before Us in the 21st Century,” was presented at the Allegheny College Democracy Realized? Legacies of Civil Rights Movement
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May 5th 2014
Associate Professor of Political Science Brian Harward and Center for Political Participation Student Fellow and Political Science/History major John Nelson ’14 recently presented at Wabash College’s 2014 Brigance Colloquy. Their presentations focused on Civic Learning, the work of the CPP, and the Student Fellows Program. Four other colleges were invited to participate: Kalamazoo College, Colorado
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