February 21st 2023
Allegheny College students Megan Dennis ’23, Quila Gustave ’24, and Bianca Sanchez ’24 were recently awarded prestigious Gilman International Scholarships to study away. “Our continued success in the Gilman Scholarship Program should be a point of pride for the entire College community,” Professor Patrick Jackson, senior assistant dean for fellowship advising, says. “Our students are
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June 13th 2022
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
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Earlier this year, four Allegheny College students were awarded U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The recipients are Aubrey Miller, Natalie Davidson, Bethany Allen, and Khadra Jeylani. Students use Gilman scholarships to fund all kinds of study away opportunities, from short-term Experiential Learning trips to full academic years in countries around the
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Allegheny College senior Yadira Sánchez-Esparza has received a prestigious Boren Scholarship and will move to Salvador, Brazil, in February 2022 to work and study through December 2023. With $25,000 funding from the Boren program, Sánchez-Esparza will be able to intern at a feminist nonprofit organization that focuses on ending gendered violence in Brazil. At a
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Five members of the Allegheny College’s Class of 2020 have decided to launch their post-collegiate careers as Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) fellows, spending a year in community service together. The five include Melissa Burnett from Pittsburgh; Elyse Cinquino from Buffalo, New York; Maura McCampbell from Houston, Texas; Sarah Shapley from Rochester, New York;
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For Lucinda Morgan and Lenee McCandless, the night of March 11 is etched in their memories. Shortly after 9 p.m. on that Wednesday, President Trump announced a travel ban for many European countries because of the COVID-19 outbreak. They realized that the announcement would have major implications for Allegheny College students who were studying overseas
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Two Allegheny College students have been awarded Gilman International Scholarships in order to help defray the costs of their participation in studying overseas during the 2019 fall semester. The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program reviewed more than 3,000 applicants nationwide for 2019-20 academic programs, and just over 800 students were offered
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Allegheny College graduate Emily Smith will travel to Brazil in February 2020 after receiving a Fulbright award to serve as an English teaching assistant at a Brazilian university. “I will be teaching English classes in various subjects, and I will be spending another 20 hours per week developing and implementing a project of my choice
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Dale Giovengo’s career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State has spanned posts in France, Albania, Kuwait, Pakistan, Switzerland, Iraq and, now, Allegheny College. Giovengo is serving as a Visiting Diplomat in the Allegheny Gateway during the 2018–19 academic year. Visiting Diplomats are career foreign service officers and specialists located throughout
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