Allegheny College is tackling the issue of pollutants in stormwater runoff. Watch this story by Erie News Now’s Reed McDonough to learn more about College’s innovative efforts to address this important issue.
Allegheny College senior Owen Ludwig is one of this year’s recipients of the national Davey Foundation Arbor Grant Award, given annually to about 50 students who focus on forestry, agriculture, or another green industry. Ludwig is an environmental science major with a geology minor, and the $1,000 grant will support his work in green industries.
More than 250 diners who were lucky enough to get tickets to the 15th Annual DeHart Dinner and Market at Allegheny College on Wednesday, October 4, feasted on dishes like sweet potato and carrot puree, kofta with yogurt sauce, and maple ice cream, all grown naturally and healthfully. Tickets for the dinner were sold out
April 26, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Allegheny College as a 2015-16 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Allegheny has taken top honors for the past five years. Since April 2006,
March 29, 2016 – Creek Connections will host its 14th annual Pittsburgh area student research symposium on Friday, April 8 at YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee in Fombell, just west of Zelienople. Community members are invited to view students’ project displays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the camp. Guest speakers at this year’s symposium will be
March 23, 2016 — Jared Balik, a senior at Allegheny College, has been awarded a General Fund Award of $1,000 from the Society for Freshwater Science. The award can be used to contribute to his research in aquatic sciences. Balik will receive his award during the endowment reception for the Society for Freshwater Science. The
March 15, 2016 – Eric Pallant, the Christine Scott Nelson Professor of Environmental Sustainability and chair of the Department of Environmental Science at Allegheny College, has been awarded a 2016-17 Fulbright award to the United Kingdom. Pallant, who teaches a class at Allegheny titled “Soil to Plate,” an interdisciplinary survey of food production around the
Feb. 12, 2016 – Allegheny College will host a talk by Ben Hewitt, author of “The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food,” on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in the college’s Ford Chapel. The event will focus on how communities can work together to develop a strong food
Jan. 13, 2016 – Beginning Monday, Jan. 18, Allegheny College will host a community reading series in preparation for a talk by Ben Hewitt, author of “The Town That Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food.” Small reading groups will discuss Hewitt’s best-selling book, with free copies of “The Town That Food
Oct. 27, 2015 – The art galleries of Allegheny College will open two related exhibits on November 3: “Water Water Everywhere: Paean to a Vanishing Resource,” curated by Jennifer Heath, and “Water: Elemental, Mutable, Essential,” co-organized and curated by Heather Brand and Amara Geffen. An opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.