Articles: Tag: English

Allegheny College Students and Alumna Collaborate on Autism Nature Trail for Pymatuning State Park

Recreational activity should be accessible to all, but it can be challenging for those with autism or developmental disabilities due to sensory overload, restricted behavior, and unpredictable surroundings. In response, a group of Allegheny College students sought opportunities to improve recreational access by developing a feasibility plan for an autism nature trail at Pymatuning State

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Alumnus Treats Cancer Population as Reconstructive Microsurgeon at the No. 1 Cancer Center in the Nation

As a reconstructive microsurgeon at the nation’s No. 1 cancer center, Alex Mericli ’05 uses his deep knowledge of plastic surgery to overcome the unexpected and make strides toward eliminating cancer.  In his current position as a plastic surgeon and associate professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mericli continues to reflect

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Allegheny College Professor’s First Collection of Poetry Honored with Multiple Awards

Allegheny College Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies M. Soledad Caballero’s first collection of poetry, I Was A Bell, has received several prestigious awards, including the:  2022 Outstanding Book from the International Association of Autoethnography and Narrative Inquiry 2022 Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner from the Independent Book Publishers Association 2022 Juan Felipe

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Allegheny College Student Humanizes Soldiers’ Stories Through Gettysburg National Military Park Internship

Michael Gartland ’23, a history major with an English minor at Allegheny College, interned at the Gettysburg National Military Park in the summer of 2022. While walking the Civil War battlefields, he gained a greater appreciation of the influence history has on people.  “The experience was phenomenal,” Gartland says. “My favorite part was exploring the

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Alumnus Addresses Federal Issues Related to Energy, Environment, and Privacy

As a public policy attorney, Fred Eames ’86 addresses complex federal issues related to energy, the environment, and privacy. To this day, Eames appreciates what he learned at Allegheny College.  “I learned so much at Allegheny. It really was a tremendous educational experience,” he says. “Understanding history and having a grasp of the English language

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Allegheny Alumna Recognizes and Develops Emerging Leaders

Maribel Cruz ’87 brings out the best in others as director of leadership consulting at Talent Plus, Inc. Through extensive writing and mentoring Cruz remains dedicated to her work. Her time at Allegheny was pivotal in shaping these strengths. “At Allegheny, I could pose questions and pursue independent research, which truly gave me a leg

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Allegheny College Student Interviews International Journalist Through Journalism and Democracy Class

A journalism and democracy course led by Allegheny College Professor of English Ben Slote took an unexpected and memorable turn for one student. Roman Hladio ’23, an English major with a journalism in the public interest minor, had the opportunity to interview a dissident Belarusian journalist living in Poland. The interview was a natural outgrowth

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Emmy Award-Winning Video Journalist Alumna Exposes Injustice

For Katrina Tulloch ’11, journalism is an adventure that takes her to radically different locations and allows her to meet new people. Each day is different — one day, she’s covering hard-hitting court cases, and the next, she’s featuring a zoo opening.  Tulloch works as a video journalist for The Post-Standard and Syracuse.com, but she

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Nationally Recognized Author and Allegheny Alum Returns to His Roots to Teach a New Generation of Students

Graham Barnhart’s time with his Allegheny College faculty mentors undoubtedly set the stage for his career as an author and recipient of multiple nationally recognized fellowships. Now, the 2007 Allegheny graduate has returned to his roots to give back to a new generation of students.  “The truth is that since I was a student I’ve

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