Articles: Tag: Communication Arts

Alumnus Supports Pittsburgh Steelers As Team Event Operations Manager

In November 2022, the Pittsburgh Steelers nominated John Wodarek ’93, the team’s event operations manager, for the NFL’s Salute to Service Award presented by USAA. The award honors NFL players, coaches, and personnel committed to the military community. “It’s an extremely rewarding experience,” says Wodarek, who majored in communication arts and political science at Allegheny

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Alumna Features Pittsburghers During Quarantine Through Photography

As a visual communicator, photographer Anita Buzzy Prentiss ’93 takes pride in capturing beauty in all her subjects. Nevertheless, she finds that her bachelor’s degree in communication arts helps to set her apart from other photographers.  “My diverse and well-rounded education from Allegheny contributed to my successful business,” says Prentiss. “I can have conversations with all

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Allegheny Graduate’s Custom Costumes Featured In Stage, Film, And Television

Amid the whirr of the sewing machines in Allegheny College’s Costume Shop, Zoe (Aaron) Regan `13 discovered a calling — one that would lead to her work being featured in major productions like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Lion King on Broadway.  “I didn’t know that I wanted to work in a costume shop

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Three More Allegheny College Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Allegheny College students Charisma Tesch ’23, Megan Dennis ’23, and Maria Cabrera ’24 have been awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to help fund study abroad experiences. They join four other Allegheny students who also received Gilman Scholarships in 2021.  “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship competition suggests to me that Allegheny students are competitive

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Allegheny’s Playshop Theatre to Stage “Go Play Outside!” in an Outdoor Venue

While the bright lights of Broadway and theater districts throughout the nation remain mostly dark, Allegheny College’s Playshop Theatre will stage an outdoor performance festival “Go Play Outside!” on three weekends in late September and October. The festival is open only to members of the Allegheny community. It will be staged in the Vukovich Center

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Allegheny College Professor Emily Chivers Yochim Selected as Mellon Periclean Faculty Leader

Emily Chivers Yochim, Ph.D., associate professor in the Allegheny College Department of Communication, Film and Theatre, is one of 25 faculty members selected by Project Pericles to teach new, innovative courses in the Andrew W. Mellon Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™ in the Humanities. This program connects the humanities and liberal arts learning to challenges

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Allegheny Alumni Journalists Discuss Local Storytelling Amid the Pandemic

A year ago, Marley Parish, Alex Weidenhof and Ellis Giacomelli had just received their diplomas from Allegheny College. They now find themselves as community journalists working for local newspapers and covering the impacts of the worldwide pandemic that is perhaps the biggest ongoing story since World War II. All three of the 2019 graduates and

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Allegheny Faculty Members Take Initiative for Positive Student Outreach

From offering advice on social media to holding “online office hours” to assembling a reading list to educate and inform, Allegheny College faculty members are working to help students grapple with the COVID-19 crisis and the shift to off-campus, remote learning. Allegheny students currently are on their spring break but will start remote classes March

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Classroom Collaboration Sets the Tone for the Meadiaville Listening Project

What started as an idea for a communication arts class several years ago has turned into a meaningful and engaging project for dozens of Allegheny students and residents of Meadville. It has even inspired one former student to embark on a self-made career following his graduation. The Meadiaville Listening Project is the creation of Associate

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