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Leja’s ‘Care Van’ Pitch Wins Big Idea Competition

Liana Leja, an Allegheny College senior majoring in biology, won first prize and $5,000 in Allegheny’s 11th Annual Big Idea Competition, a contest sponsored by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and modeled after ABC’s popular “Shark Tank” show. Leja’s big idea: a mobile health care van, called the “Care Van,” that would operate

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Allegheny, Grove City Students Pitch Their Big Ideas

The  Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College will hold its 11th Annual Big Idea Competition on April 28-29 in Quigley Hall. The contest emulates the experiences seen on the popular CNBC broadcast, “Shark Tank”. The public is welcome to attend the final round of presentations on Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to

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Students Lobby Legislators to Support Private Colleges

Jesse Tomkiewicz and Carlos Sanchez had a simple but powerful message for Harrisburg: Invest in education. The first-year Allegheny College students were among the more than 225 students from more than 30 private nonprofit colleges and universities who traveled to the state capital on April 4 as part of Student Aid Advocacy Day, sponsored by

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Hartford Speaks to Students About Career, Value of Allegheny

Terry Hartford didn’t know he’d end up at Chatham Financial soon after graduating from Allegheny College in 2011. But when he arrived at Chatham, a Pennsylvania-based advisor specializing in real estate capital markets and risk management, he found it to be a good fit: The attributes that make for successful Chatham employees, Hartford said, are

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Park presents paper at conference

Assistant Professor of Economics Hyun Woong Park presented a paper, “Technical Change and the Rate of Profit in a Long-run Model of Price of Production,” in August at the summer conference 2016 of the Korean Association of Political Economy.

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