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Senior Allegheny College Student to Attend Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education

Allegheny College student Faythe Schulte ’23 is joining many Allegheny alumni who have attended top-tier graduate programs. This fall, Schulte will travel to Boston to pursue a Master of Education at Harvard University. “My past four years at Allegheny have truly shaped me to be who I am today,” says Schulte, who majored in French

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2023 Zingale Big Idea Competition Announces Ten Winners

On Saturday, April 29, the 2023 Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College announced ten winners, including the top award to team GrandSlam AI, an artificial intelligence analysis used to improve a tennis player’s style with personalized coaching. “What was remarkable about GrandSlam AI is not only the fact that they developed a working product,

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Allegheny College Community Sets Record on Ninth Gator Give Day

On this year’s Gator Give Day, the Allegheny community was charged with helping the College reach new heights, and it met the challenge on the annual day of giving by breaking records. On April 20, more than 3,100 alumni, parents, employees, students, and friends from around the world made gifts to Allegheny, totaling over $2.39

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Allegheny College Launches Four Innovative New Majors

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has announced four new programs designed to expand its academic offerings in areas where there are workforce needs for innovation and talent cultivation. The new majors and minors in Software Engineering, Data Science, Industrial Design, and

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Allegheny Student Receives Statewide 2023 John Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award

Allegheny College senior Katherine Brozell will be honored with the 2023 John Laudadio Conservation Leadership Award by the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen and Conservationists (PFSC). The award, named in memory of Pennsylvania State Rep. and former PFSC President John Laudadio, is given in recognition of a young adult demonstrating a commitment to Pennsylvania conservation and

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Allegheny College to Honor Two Distinguished Leaders at Commencement Ceremony

Allegheny College will award honorary degrees to two distinguished leaders at the college’s Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2023 on Saturday, May 13. Receiving honorary degrees will be Allegheny alumnus Andre M. Perry, a nationally respected author, professor, and scholar on structural racism and education, and former trustee Kim Tillotson Fleming, a prominent business

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Two Allegheny College Graduates Awarded 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

Allegheny College alumni Kris Troy ’16 and Bella Petitta ’21 were awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship winners are provided with an annual stipend, a cost-of-education allowance of $12,000 to their graduate institution, and additional funding to support research. Previous awardees have gone onto distinguished careers as professors or

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Allegheny College Senior Conducts Innovative AI Research During MIT’s Summer Research Program

Allegheny College senior Teona Bagashvili secured a competitive spot in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2021 Summer Research Program, where she contributed to groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) research. Majoring in computer science and minoring in dance and movement studies, Bagashvili says that Allegheny College gave her the foundation to work alongside brilliant students from

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Allegheny College Student Interviews International Journalist Through Journalism and Democracy Class

A journalism and democracy course led by Allegheny College Professor of English Ben Slote took an unexpected and memorable turn for one student. Roman Hladio ’23, an English major with a journalism in the public interest minor, had the opportunity to interview a dissident Belarusian journalist living in Poland. The interview was a natural outgrowth

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