Allegheny College senior Gabby Culotta joins a number of Allegheny students who have been accepted into top-tier graduate programs. In Culotta’s case, she will be heading to Massachusetts to pursue a Master of Education at Harvard University. “After being able to interact with the faculty at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, I found that the
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Dean Phillips ’19 came to Allegheny College with the goal of becoming a school teacher. But, as he began to explore different opportunities, Phillips found that he could pursue his passion for helping others through a career as an attorney. “I love that Allegheny provided me the space and flexibility to make that change,” says
Recognized as a 2021 Bostonian of the Year by The Boston Globe, Sam Hyun `14 has worked throughout his career to empower the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community — and ensure their voices are heard. Hyun says his Allegheny College education provided an important framework for those efforts. “Being a history major was
Allegheny College students Charisma Tesch ’23, Megan Dennis ’23, and Maria Cabrera ’24 have been awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to help fund study abroad experiences. They join four other Allegheny students who also received Gilman Scholarships in 2021. “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship competition suggests to me that Allegheny students are competitive
Allegheny College students taking an Introduction to Public History course this semester created an imaginative, two-day pop-up museum event to introduce lesser-known historical narratives to the campus community. “We examine what narratives have dominated representations of the past in historical museums, and we seek out histories that have not been at the center of understanding the
Two Allegheny College students will be recognized by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium as 2021 Campus Sustainability Champions. The Campus Sustainability Champion title is awarded annually to students, faculty, administrators and staff of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who have made meaningful contributions benefiting social, economic or environmental sustainability on their campus or in their community.
Allegheny College junior Sebastian McRae doesn’t give up easily when it comes to pursuing one of his immediate goals: traveling out of the country to study and to explore a new culture. McRae, an environmental science and sustainability major and a history minor, plans to attend a summer program in Costa Rica with the School
If you think of the Middle Ages as little more than dirt, blood and Bubonic Plague, recent Allegheny College graduate Madeline Hernstrom-Hill can enlighten you. “Sure, all that is there, but there is also so much more — complicated medical manuals, treatises about forms of government, astrological thought, trade across incredible distances, I could go
Allegheny College will host the northwestern Pennsylvania National History Day academic competition on Saturday, Feb. 24, with middle- and high-school students presenting projects related to the theme of “Conflict and Compromise in History.” More than 20 students from schools in Erie, Crawford, McKean and Warren Counties are set to participate in the regional event. Students
Wu Presents at Southwestern Conference on Asian Studies/Western Conference of Association for Asian Studies
Associate Professor of History Guo Wu presented a paper titled “Exhibition, Pedagogy, and Academic Inquiry: Museums of Minority Nationality and Ethnology in Southern China” to the Southwestern Conference on Asian Studies/Western Conference of Association for Asian Studies in Dallas, Texas, Nov. 17–18.