Allegheny College has taken two of its most successful civic-engagement programs and merged them into a single initiative designed to impact the Meadville region through community-based projects addressing economic development and educational preparedness. The Davies and Fahrner Civic Impact Scholars program is a new, expanded and combined version of the Davies Community Service Leaders program
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Volunteers from Allegheny College’s Civic Engagement Office collected food and other supplies from 37 households in the Meadville area on Dec. 10 to help local food pantries supply families in need with non-perishable goods during the holiday season. The socially distant front-door food drive, which collected enough food and other supplies to fill a room,
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It’s been a year since Allegheny College established the Gateway Network, which builds partnerships between the college and businesses, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and other community entities and focuses not on the “problems” in the Crawford County community, but on the “assets” of the area to enhance their effectiveness. To say the program has been
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