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
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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
It’s a Wednesday afternoon in a Meadville bakery. Five adults sit around a table, each with a book open, reading “The Phantom of the Opera.” Some of the individuals enjoy reading aloud. Others prefer just to follow along, but still taking part in the conversation. The setting may seem like a typical book club. But
It’s Allegheny’s version of the reality TV show “Shark Tank.” No, we’re not talking about fish. We’re talking about the College’s Gator Social Venture Challenge, a competition that allows student entrepreneurs to pitch ideas for a new social venture or an improvement of an existing social venture to a panel of judges. The event took
Allegheny College recently celebrated the opening of the Academic Commons – a central location for study and collaboration in which students can access the resources they need to thrive at Allegheny and in their lives after college. Housed in Allegheny’s Pelletier Library, the traditional hub of academic support, the Academic Commons includes library research support, a
By Earl Corp The Meadville Tribune [satellite auto=”on” caption=”off”] Photos by Allegheny College photographer Bill Owen ’74. Depending on if you’re an Allegheny College student, staff member, administrator or a Meadville resident, Friday’s grand opening of Allegheny College’s Academic Commons could hold a different meaning. For some it was free food and a T-shirt. For