Articles: Tag: Economics

Allegheny College Student Spends Summer Interning with Gubernatorial Campaign

Allegheny College student Christopher Ratliff ’24 is eager to make real change through a career in public service. This past summer, he put that passion into action as an intern with Pennsylvania Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s campaign in Harrisburg.  A political science major with minors in economics and religious studies, Ratliff learned about the internship after

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2022 Zingale Financial Literacy Challenge Crowns Winner

On Saturday, Dec. 10, 12 finalists, chosen from a field of 30 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2022 Zingale Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics and sponsored by Lance ’77 and Karen Zingale. Graham Kralic ’25 took home the first-place trophy. Rounding out the

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International Student-Athlete Represents His Country as a Long Snapper at Allegheny College

When Tharit Monsereenusorn ’24 takes the field as the long snapper for the Allegheny College football team, he’s lining up nearly 8,600 miles away from his hometown of Nonthaburi, Thailand. It’s a journey he’s immensely proud of — and grateful for. “Football has taught me resilience and a purpose to work toward,” Monsereenusorn says. “I

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First ALIC Micro-grant Recipient To Develop Overlanding Vacation Company

Allegheny College student Ethan Scott ’25 is in the business of changing the way people view nature and the world as a whole. An environmental science and sustainability major and economics minor, Scott has always had an interest in the outdoors. Now, he’s turning his passion for off-roading, adventuring, and camping into an overlanding vacation

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Alumna Shares Global Issues and Insights With Executives From Around the World

As a global risks and investigations consultant, Daniela Cuellar ’16 delves into pressing global issues and shares insights with executives around the world. She says her Allegheny College education helped pave the way for her career. “Allegheny is able to provide different majors and enables students to combine different skills that are key for work-life,”

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Senior Student-Athletes Reflect on Experiences and Self-Growth — on and off the Basketball Court

As they prepare to graduate, Allegheny College seniors and varsity basketball teammates Josh Ratesic and Jordan Greynolds look back on the experiences — in the classroom and on the court — that helped them to grow as leaders.  A four-year letter winner for the Gators, Ratesic is most proud of overcoming the adversity of playing

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Two Allegheny College Students Awarded Prestigious Department of Defense SMART Scholarship

Allegheny College students Morgan Douglas ’23 and Rachael Harris ’23 have been awarded the U.S. Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.  This award provides Douglas and Harris with full tuition for their graduate studies at Carnegie Mellon University, where they will be participating in the 3-2 cooperative program for a

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2022 Zingale Big Idea Competition Crowns 10 Winners

On Saturday, April 30, the judges of the 2022 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College crowned 10 winners, including Edible Roots, a social-purpose venture seeking to create green spaces and community gardens in urban settings, and Blue Ciel, an importer of Mongolian cashmere. This year’s winners shared a total prize pool of $32,000. “This

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Allegheny Student Commits to Playing Baseball at the University of Pittsburgh After Graduation

Realizing a goal he had since his first year at Allegheny College, senior Brett Heckert will continue his studies and athletic career at the University of Pittsburgh. Heckert has committed to pursuing a Master of Business Administration at the nationally ranked Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. As a graduate student, he will be

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2021 CBE Financial Literacy Challenge Crowns Winners

On Saturday, Dec. 4, nine finalists, chosen from a field of 25 Allegheny College student entrants, competed virtually in the 2021 Financial Literacy Challenge, hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics (CBE). First-year student Reece Smith took home the first place trophy. Rounding out the top finishers were Madelyn Hill ’22 in

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