Allegheny College has honored dozens of students and student-operated organizations for their leadership on the campus and in the Meadville community during the 2018–19 academic year. Students and groups were nominated for the Annual Leadership Awards and Cornerstone Awards by community and campus sponsors and were chosen by selection committees that include faculty and staff.
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Allegheny College and community volunteers joined forces to work on more than 100 service projects in Meadville and Crawford County during the 25th annual Make a Difference Day on Saturday. The event is coordinated by the United Way of Western Crawford County and sponsored by the City of Meadville, Meadville Medical Center, The Meadville Tribune,
Allegheny honored dozens of students and student-operated organizations for their leadership on the campus and in the Meadville community during the 2017-18 academic year. Students and groups were nominated for the Annual Leadership Awards by community and campus sponsors, and were chosen by selection committees that included both faculty and staff. Awards were presented in
Raking leaves. Building a wheelchair ramp. Replacing a porch. Allegheny students were among hundreds of volunteers who joined together on Saturday to tackle those and more than 100 other service projects throughout Meadville and Crawford County as part of Make a Difference Day, an annual community service event sponsored by the college, the City of
Erin Zehr sees herself as “a person deeply interested in community and justice studies.” So when the Allegheny College sophomore saw an opportunity to connect her academic interests to an all-encompassing program that would help her develop a global perspective, she applied immediately. Zehr, a global health studies major and a Spanish minor, is one
Rather than spending spring break relaxing on the beach or vacationing in another country, each year more than 60 Allegheny College students choose to make a difference. These students donate their week off to go into communities and work on service projects across the nation. Since 1994, Allegheny’s alternative spring break program has sent groups
Caitlin Brown ’17; Jonah Raether ’18; Dave Roncolato, director of the Office of Civic Engagement in the Gateway; and Eleanor Weisman, associate professor of Dance and Movement Studies, represented Allegheny College at the GLAA Conference “Civic Engagement & the Liberal Arts” in Kalamazoo, Mich., Oct. 23-25. Weisman introduced Brown and Raether, who presented on their work as Allegheny Community