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Allegheny Students Learn to Be ‘Shopping Buddies’ for Refugee Families

American grocery stores can be a mind-boggling labyrinth for refugees settling in this country: Aisles and aisles of marketing glitz, competing brands, confusing nutrition information, and puzzling pricing that isn’t easy to decipher for those new to the shopping game. Recognizing that challenge, Allegheny College is training students to work with refugee families in Erie,

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Allegheny’s Andrew Nunn Awarded Pennsylvania House Fellowship

Allegheny College senior Andrew Nunn has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Fellowship, which will take him to the state Capitol, allowing him to gain insight into the people, issues and politics of the legislative process. Created in 1982 by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Bipartisan Management Committee, the program gives college students a close-up look

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Hollings Scholarship Recipients

Two Allegheny College Students Awarded NOAA Hollings Scholarships

Allegheny College juniors Megan Hazlett and Allyson Wood have been awarded Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The competitive scholarships include two years of tuition support and paid 10-week summer internships to conduct research, resource management or education projects while working with a NOAA mentor. Hazlett and Wood are

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Allegheny’s Game-changing Greenhouse Takes Root

The building is in some ways like any other of its kind, a cozy box of protection against the elements, a source of warmth and light for the leafy green things that will soon grow within. But the newly built greenhouse in Allegheny College’s Carr Hall garden is different, too, in one fundamental, game-changing way:

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Allegheny students Marley Parish, Kelsey Evans and Emily Scanlon attend New Leadership Pennsylvania.

Students Tackle Issue of Lack of Women in Political Arena

Kelsey Evans left a weeklong seminar having learned a lot about Pennsylvania politics — and the lack of women in leadership roles in the political arena. “The main takeaway from the week was that it is possible for anyone to run and work in government,” said Evans, an Allegheny College sophomore from New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

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Allegheny College Student Awarded Prestigious Place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the United Kingdom

Allegheny College student Allyson Wood has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom through one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide. The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission is the only bilateral, transatlantic scholarship program, offering awards and summer programs for study or

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Mulryan Presents Senior Research

Ashley Mulryan ’17 presented the research from her senior comprehensive project titled “How Mexico Remembers the Dirty War: A Study in Collective Memory” at the XIII Undergraduate Research Symposium of Latin American and Caribbean Studies held at the University of Pittsburgh on April 14th.

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