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Experiential Learning Opens a World of Opportunity

“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.

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Spending a Year in the ‘City’

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

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Breaking Down Barriers Through Books

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

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Social Venture Challenge Develops Future Entrepreneurs

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

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Allegheny College Enhances Student Support Through New Academic Commons

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

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Allegheny College unveils Academic Commons set for location for study, collaboration

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

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Bensel and Nickell Present on the Gateway at Conference on Chaplaincy

Associate Provost and Director of the Allegheny Gateway Terry Bensel and Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell presented on the Gateway as part of a panel at a conference on chaplaincy held in Atlanta September 26-27. The panel, “Building Connections with Campus Vocational Initiatives,” considered how chaplains partner with other campus constituents. The conference was offered by

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American Colors Inc. Prefers Blue and Gold

By Kathleen Prosperi ’11 Jim Wible ’71, co-founder and president of American Colors in Sandusky, Ohio, has long believed in the potential of Alleghenians. Not only does he advocate for students as a College trustee, he believes the Allegheny graduate to be a quality investment for his company, having recruited and hired Gators since the

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