Articles: Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

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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April Thompson Named Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students at Allegheny College

April Thompson, associate vice president and dean of students at Binghamton University, has been named the vice president of student life and dean of students at Allegheny College. She will assume her new position on August 24. “We are pleased to welcome April to Allegheny’s leadership team and extend a warm welcome to April and

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Kristin Dukes Named Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College

Dr. Kristin Nicole Dukes has been named the dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, effective July 1, 2018. Dukes, who has more than a decade of experience working in higher education and institutional diversity, currently serves as an associate professor of psychology at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. “We are pleased to welcome Kristin

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Allegheny’s Kyle Kanell to Study Arabic in Morocco with ProjectGO Scholarship

Kyle Kanell has never left North America, but this summer his studies will take him across the Atlantic Ocean to Meknes, Morocco, where he has been awarded the ProjectGO scholarship for an intensive study of Arabic. Originally from Beaver, Pennsylvania, Kanell transferred to Allegheny College in the fall of 2017 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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Nationally Known Religious Leader to Visit Allegheny

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, retired global leader for the Metropolitan Community Churches and a renowned leader in the LGBT Christian community, will visit the Allegheny College campus in March for a 10-day residency. Rev. Wilson, a 1972 graduate of Allegheny, will be the keynote speaker for a workshop titled “Ministry With Trans Persons” from

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Allegheny to Host Visiting Scholar Who Will Address Issues of Race in Shakespearean Theater

Ayanna Thompson, a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and one of the world’s foremost authorities on issues of race in Shakespeare and the impact of nontraditional casting on audiences today, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15, in Ford Chapel at Allegheny College. A reception will follow in the Ford Chapel Oratory. The free

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Allegheny Students Learn to Be ‘Shopping Buddies’ for Refugee Families

American grocery stores can be a mind-boggling labyrinth for refugees settling in this country: Aisles and aisles of marketing glitz, competing brands, confusing nutrition information, and puzzling pricing that isn’t easy to decipher for those new to the shopping game. Recognizing that challenge, Allegheny College is training students to work with refugee families in Erie,

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