Producing a domestic violence resource book for children is a daunting project in itself. Factor in a pandemic lockdown, differing time zones, and the challenges that come with navigating the first year of college, and it seems nearly impossible. But that’s just what a team of Global Citizen Scholars (GCS) at Allegheny College set out
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Allegheny College’s Creek Connections program has been awarded the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) Partner Award for its work throughout western Pennsylvania and dozens of schools in the Ohio River Basin. The award is presented annually by the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators (PAEE). The MWEE is a learner-centered curricular framework that focuses on student
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Emily Kauchak ’21 sees a clear — and powerful — connection between study and service. While attending Allegheny College, Kauchak shaped her experience not only by majoring in environmental science and minoring in Spanish, but also by becoming involved in the surrounding region. She worked closely with the Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program, supported local
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Allegheny College and community volunteers collaborated on Make A Difference Day service projects throughout Crawford County on Sat., Oct. 16, 2021. View photos from the event:
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Andy Walker, a prominent Meadville and regional community leader and a 2000 graduate of Allegheny College, has been named as the inaugural executive director for economic, civic and community engagement at the college. He will assume his new position on April 5, 2021. Reporting to Matthew Stinson, vice president for institutional advancement, Walker will provide
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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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The Allegheny Gateway’s Civic Engagement Office and other volunteers from the College will be engaging in a socially distant Front Door Food Drive on Thursday, December 10, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. All food donors have to do is sign up by Tuesday, December 8, for pick-up on their porches or elsewhere that’s visible
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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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On a steamy morning in late July, Tiffany Hrach immersed herself in her hot and grimy work —- pulling weeds and dead vegetation from the gardens surrounding the Prayer and Meditation House on the Allegheny College campus. “I want to make the campus look pretty for the return of our students,” said Hrach, a 2001
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