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Allegheny College English Professor Mari Christmas Receives Prestigious Writing Award

Allegheny College Assistant Professor of English Mari Christmas is a 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award winner for her skill in fiction writing. The foundation writes that “her fierce, darkly humorous, emotionally riveting work explores and embodies today’s world reflecting our deepest anxieties and the complexities of current-day feminism, motherhood, and modern love.” This award

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has again named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. — and, for the second consecutive year, one of the top 20 for best undergraduate teaching. In annual rankings released Sept. 14, U.S. News & World Report featured Allegheny among a select group

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Allegheny College Featured in “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021”

Allegheny College is featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021,” the 37th edition of a reference book for prospective students and their families that describes life on campus at the “best and most interesting” schools in the nation. The “Fiske Guide to Colleges” publishes detailed profiles, including interviews with students, for more than 300 four-year schools. The

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Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio Releases CD, Shares Virtual Performance

The Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio, of which Dr. Jennifer Dearden, associate professor of music and chair of the Allegheny College Music Department, is a founding member, has announced the recent release of its first album, “Expeditions.” The trio also consists of two other music professors from the northwest Pennsylvania area — Dr. Timothy Winfield of

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Allegheny College Becomes First College in Pennsylvania, Eighth in Nation to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

Allegheny College recently became the first college or university in Pennsylvania — and the eighth in the United States — to achieve carbon neutrality, according to Second Nature, a national organization committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education. A carbon-neutral institution first reduces its operational carbon footprint and then balances remaining emissions

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Allegheny’s Jazz Dance Ensemble to Host Annual Concert Benefiting Crawford County Special Olympics

Allegheny’s Jazz Dance Ensemble (JaDE) is hosting its 13th annual benefit concert on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. The free concert includes performances from the Allegheny College Dance Team, Ballroom 3, JaDE alumni, and The Patterson School of Ballet. All proceeds raised go to support the Crawford County Special Olympics. “I am most excited

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Now Is the Time to Find Jobs and Internships as Potential Employers Visit Allegheny Campus

It’s still relatively early in the semester, but now is the time for Allegheny College students to think about and plan what they would like to be doing this summer, especially when it comes to internships and gaining valuable work experience. That’s the message from Jim Fitch, Allegheny’s director of career education, who says there

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Recent Allegheny Graduate Receives Boren Scholarship to Study in China

Kaylah Pinkney ‘19 received a prestigious Boren Scholarship, and will move to Nanjing, China starting in September of this year, studying the Mandarin language and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine at Nanjing University. Pinkney graduated with the Class of 2019, receiving a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience with a Chinese Language minor. She says the

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