Articles: Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

Hungry for More: Behind Allegheny Student Abraham Duncan’s Brand-Building

For many students, school is a full-time job. But for Abraham Duncan, a junior at Allegheny College, school wasn’t enough. He was inspired during his freshman year to create something that was an extension of himself — Never Go Hungry, a brand and an online clothing store that both represented what he believed in and

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Allegheny College to Honor Three Distinguished Scholars at Commencement Ceremony

In its 204th year, Allegheny College will award honorary degrees to three distinguished scholars, including a graduate of Allegheny, at the college’s 2019 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, a 1972 Allegheny graduate; Dr. David Warren, president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU);

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Allegheny’s Marisol Santa Cruz Wins Gilman Award to Study in India

Allegheny College junior Marisol Santa Cruz has been awarded a $4,000 Gilman International Scholarship in order to help defray the costs of her participation in an Experiential Learning Seminar trip to India in May 2019. “After conducting extensive archival research in the summer of 2018 under the supervision of Professor Ishita Sinha Roy, I was

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Allegheny Names Hilary L. Link as 22nd President of the College

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Hilary L. Link, dean of Temple University Rome, as Allegheny’s 22nd president. Link will assume the presidency on July 1, 2019. The board’s vote followed the unanimous recommendation of Link by the Presidential Search Committee, which conducted a national search for a successor to James H.

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Allegheny’s Student Alliance for Prison Reform Hosts Anthony Ray Hinton

Anthony Ray Hinton was released from Jefferson County (Alabama) Jail in 2015 after serving one of the longest sentences on death row among those later exonerated — and since then he has been traveling the country telling his story. Hinton spoke at Allegheny College on Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a program sponsored by

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Allegheny Students Take Law and Policy Trip to International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Departing for Chautauqua, New York, on the morning of August 28, a group of 22 Allegheny students attended the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs on a trip sponsored by the college’s Law and Policy Program. Held at the esteemed Chautauqua Institution, this event focused on cultural approaches to international justice by posing the question, “Is

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Allegheny College Welcomes Class of 2022

Students in the Allegheny College Class of 2022 have impressive aspirations for their futures — and they’ve already built remarkable résumés of creating positive change. The class, for example, includes a horsehead fiddle player from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, who founded an organization to help youths explore career paths. And a junior Emergency Medical Services team member

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