Articles: Tag: Environmental Science and Sustainability

Senior Allegheny College Student to Attend Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education

Allegheny College student Faythe Schulte ’23 is joining many Allegheny alumni who have attended top-tier graduate programs. This fall, Schulte will travel to Boston to pursue a Master of Education at Harvard University. “My past four years at Allegheny have truly shaped me to be who I am today,” says Schulte, who majored in French

Continue Reading "Senior Allegheny College Student to Attend Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education"

Allegheny College Hosts Eighth Annual Hands-On Science Programming for Local Fourth Graders

For the eighth year, Allegheny College hosted “4th Graders as Scientists” for local students. The program, held over four days in February and March, encourages careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It also included purposeful conservations in mathematics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, physics, computer science, and geology. In addition, it assists in preparing

Continue Reading "Allegheny College Hosts Eighth Annual Hands-On Science Programming for Local Fourth Graders"

Watershed Conservation Research Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

On May 9, 2022 the Watershed Conservation Research Center (WCRC) opened its doors with a mission to protect, restore and enrich the upper Allegheny River basin. Primarily focused on the French Creek Watershed, faculty, students, and community partners have spent the last year collaborating on invaluable educational outreach and hands-on research. Assistant Professor of Environmental

Continue Reading "Watershed Conservation Research Center Celebrates One-Year Anniversary"

People & Places: April 2023

Mark Cosdon, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, will return to Sicily’s University of Palermo this fall to teach a course on contemporary American Theatre. While in Italy, Cosdon will present a pair of lectures at the University of Rome-Sapienza. Sydney Emerson ’23 has a forthcoming publication in the nationally renowned literary journal Timothy McSweeney’s

Continue Reading "People & Places: April 2023"

Allegheny Student Receives Statewide 2023 John Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award

Allegheny College senior Katherine Brozell will be honored with the 2023 John Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award by the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen and Conservationists (PFSC). The award, named in memory of Pennsylvania State Rep. and former PFSC President John Laudadio, is given in recognition of a young adult demonstrating a commitment to Pennsylvania conservation and

Continue Reading "Allegheny Student Receives Statewide 2023 John Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award"

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

Continue Reading "Three Allegheny College Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships"

Allegheny College Students Propose Public Art in Meadville To Highlight French Creek

Students in a fall 2022 environmental science and sustainability (ESS) junior seminar at Allegheny College have developed proposals for educational art — including benches, murals, and sculptures around Meadville — to showcase French Creek and its importance to the region.  Building on an idea suggested and researched by Allegheny Director of Sustainability Kelly Boulton ’02,

Continue Reading "Allegheny College Students Propose Public Art in Meadville To Highlight French Creek"

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

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

Environmental Science & Sustainability Students and Professor Design, Install Solar Panel Array at Area Church

Ian Carbone, associate professor of environmental science & sustainability, engaged his students in a project where they developed plans for and installed an array of solar panels at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. Video by Scott Mason of Oct28 Productions

Continue Reading "Environmental Science & Sustainability Students and Professor Design, Install Solar Panel Array at Area Church"

Allegheny Student and Zero Hunger Intern Starts Food Recovery Network Chapter on Campus

After learning about anti-hunger movements and policy as an intern with the Congressional Hunger Center, London DeJarnette ’24 decided to bring these experiences back to Allegheny College by starting a chapter of the Food Recovery Network right here on campus.  A student-led movement, Food Recovery Network aims to fight food waste and end hunger in

Continue Reading "Allegheny Student and Zero Hunger Intern Starts Food Recovery Network Chapter on Campus"