It’s quite the fusion of talents joining the ranks of Allegheny College’s faculty in the fall of 2020. From scholars in modern Arabic literature and French and Francophone studies to a former economic analyst for a global banking firm, Allegheny’s new faculty members bring unique backgrounds and qualities to the campus classrooms this academic year.
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Christopher Miller has always made the most of the opportunities presented to him. He just earned his bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College and will begin his career this summer at a New York City tech firm called Capgemini, a French multinational corporation that provides consulting, technology, professional and outsourcing services. “I will be working as
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
Editor’s Note: Allegheny College junior Joseph Merante is spending the spring 2019 semester at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia. He shared his thoughts on life there so far: The first thing that hits you when you step out of the airplane on the eastern edge of the Australian continent is the heat. My experience
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);
Allegheny College Head Volleyball Coach Kelly Barzak is “super excited” about being admitted to West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh in April. She has an opportunity to save someone’s life — and she’s all in. “Not a lot of people actually get the opportunity to save someone’s life or give them a chance to survive. I’m
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
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.
At last, the excitement of the holidays is upon us as students make their way home or perhaps embark on an adventurous road trip with another semester of knowledge and experiential learning tucked into their thinking caps. The year 2018 was memorable and eventful at the College, and with that in mind, the Office of
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