Articles: Tag: Economics

Allegheny Graduate Goes From Corporate Vice President To Kindergarten Teacher

It’s never too late to make a change in life. That’s what Jeffrey Dacales ’76 learned after transitioning from a corporate vice president to an elementary school teacher.  “Allegheny College taught me to look at things broadly— to look past a silo, which helped me in education,” says Dacales. “I learned you have to continually

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Allegheny College Announces New Accelerated Masters Degree in Healthcare Management

Building on the recent announcement of a Healthcare Management major, Allegheny College is pleased to announce a new accelerated Master of Science program in that same area. The program (either 3+1 or 4+1) offers the opportunity for students to earn their BS and MS degrees in an accelerated timeline while continuing to study the field

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People & Places: December 2023 – April 2024

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability Delia Byrnes contributed an essay titled “Ecocriticism: From the Wilderness Idea to Just Multispecies Futures” to the edited collection The Routledge Companion to Literature and Social Justice, which was published on November 20, 2023.  Her essay traces the theoretical field of ecocriticism from its origins in European and

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2024 Zingale Big Idea Competition Crowns Seven Winners And Awards $32,000 In Prizes

This year the 2024 Zingale Big Idea Competition (ZBIC) at Allegheny College crowned seven student investor new-business pitch teams from four Western Pennsylvania colleges and awarded $32,000 in prizes. The ZBIC is one of many co-curricular activities offered by the Bruce R. Thompson Center For Business & Economics (CBE) at Allegheny College. Held at Allegheny College’s

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Alumnus Consults At Merrill Lynch, Inspired By Speaker At Allegheny College

When Brett Albinson ’17 was searching for jobs as a college student, he wasn’t exactly sure what he wanted to do until an Allegheny College connection changed his life.  “When I was a senior at Allegheny, Bruce Thompson, who is an executive at Bank of America, came to speak at Quigley Hall. Hearing him talk

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The Cleveland Federal Reserve’s Pittsburgh Branch Senior Regional Officer Discusses The National Economic Outlook With The Center For Business & Economics

On April 4, the Center for Business and Economics welcomed Russell Mills, Ph.D., Senior Principal and the Senior Regional Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Pittsburgh Branch. Dr. Mills will present the “National Economic Outlook,” discussing current national economic conditions. Russell Mills is responsible for managing relationships with regional stakeholders, monitoring the region’s

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Allegheny College Announces New Healthcare Management Major

Allegheny College is pleased to announce the addition of a new major, a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, offered to new and existing students beginning in the fall 2024 semester. The program addresses growing needs in the delivery of preventive health and healthcare services, preparing students with interdisciplinary expertise across the College, including coursework

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People & Places: June/July 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Kirsten Peterson, Senior Assistant Dean of Student Success for Health Professions Advising, presented at the NEAAHP (Health Professions Advisors) meeting held in June 2023 at Niagara Falls. Her topic was “Speaking of Competencies,”

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2023 Zingale Big Idea Competition Announces Ten Winners

On Saturday, April 29, the 2023 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College announced ten winners, including the top award to team GrandSlam AI, an artificial intelligence analysis used to improve a tennis player’s style with personalized coaching. “What was remarkable about GrandSlam AI is not only the fact that they developed a working product,

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Three Allegheny College Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Allegheny College students Megan Dennis ’23, Quila Gustave ’24, and Bianca Sanchez ’24 were recently awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to study away.  “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship Program should be a point of pride for the entire College community,” Professor Patrick Jackson, senior assistant dean for fellowship advising, says. “Our students are

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