Allegheny College senior Melissa Mattwig has received a prestigious Boren Award and will be a part of the African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) beginning in the summer of 2017. As a Boren Scholar, she has been selected to study Swahili in Tanzania for a year and will receive a $20,000 scholarship for her studies. Mattwig is a
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Members of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) elected The Allegheny Gateway’s Terri Carr to serve as a directorate member of their Commission for Career Services. The Commission seeks to examine, address, and impact the changing and diverse role of career services in higher education. Carr, who begins her three-year term in March, serves as
Interning at a Washington, D.C. think tank gave Aurley Morris ’15 a vivid snapshot of life as a young professional just before her senior year at Allegheny College. Bolstered by that experience, the political science major transitioned seamlessly into a full-time position at a major consulting firm after graduation. Just a year and a half
Professional photographer Udi Goren will talk about his journey along the Israel National Trail in the Collaboratory of Allegheny College’s Pelletier Library Pelletier on Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. The talk is part of International Education Week (IEW), a national
The Lake District of Salzburg is one of the most spectacular parts of Austria, with lakes nestled high among the lush green Salzkammergut Mountains, and picturesque little towns along the shoreline. The area is perfect for biking along the lakeshore — which is exactly what Dana O’Connor, a sophomore at Allegheny College, spent a day
Caitlin Brown ’17; Jonah Raether ’18; Dave Roncolato, director of the Office of Civic Engagement in the Gateway; and Eleanor Weisman, associate professor of Dance and Movement Studies, represented Allegheny College at the GLAA Conference “Civic Engagement & the Liberal Arts” in Kalamazoo, Mich., Oct. 23-25. Weisman introduced Brown and Raether, who presented on their work as Allegheny Community
Look no further than study abroad programs to see the effect the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations has had on students and higher education. “It’s almost like the gold rush of 1849,” said Tom Millington ’92, who works in Havana with American exchange students as a resident director with Spanish Studies Abroad — The Center for
Delaney Heard ’17 and Jonah Raether ’18 presented a poster at the AAC&U Conference on “Diversity, Learning, and Student Success” in Philadelphia on March 18. The poster was on their work as Allegheny Community Engagement Student (ACES) Fellows, a student-initiated position in the Gateway.
“Allegheny College gave me the opportunity not only to have my first experience outside of the United States, but outside of my comfort zone, too,” says Kelsey McNary ’13. As an Allegheny student, McNary joined an Experiential Learning seminar that toured Germany, Denmark, Switzerland and Sweden during the summer of 2011, following her sophomore year.
By Lauren Dominique ’16 Allegheny graduate Austin Cosgrove ’15 thought he was destined for medical school following Commencement in May. Instead, he finds himself helping to mentor high school students in Boston. Cosgrove, a biochemistry major and Global Health Studies minor, started his unexpected journey in August with a service group called City Year. “Up