Articles: Tag: Environmental Science and Sustainability

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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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

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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

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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

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People & Places: April 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. 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

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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

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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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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,

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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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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

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