Scholars Symposium 2018

                                               

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

NOTE: All Allegheny students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the following events. In addition, we welcome family members as well as members of the Meadville community. Please share this schedule with anyone who would be interested in joining us.


MONDAY APRIL 9TH AND FRIDAY APRIL 13, 2018


Global Health Studies Senior Project Symposium

1:30 to 4:30 PM both days in Carr Hall, room 120

Presentations of all of the senior comprehensive projects completed by Global Health Studies students.


SATURDAY APRIL 14, 2018


Dance & Movement Studies Minors Concert

7:00 PM, Montgomery Performance Space

The DMS minors will present their own choreography in a concert titled The Game of Life and will feature eight pieces and the work of nine choreographers. The dances presented will explore the unique aesthetic experience and exploration of each choreographer.


MONDAY – WEDNESDAY APRIL 23-25, 2018

Biology Senior Project Symposium

1:10 PM – 4:30 PM, Steffee Hall of Life Sciences, Rooms 208, 212, 306, and 312

Students who carried out their senior projects with biology faculty will present their projects over the course of 3 afternoons. See here for the full details of the program.


TUESDAY APRIL 24, 2018


Senior Projects Art Show

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, The Bowman~Penelec~Megahan Art Galleries

Opening Reception and Celebration. Every Allegheny College student completes a Senior Project in his or her major field–a significant piece of original research or creative work. Studio Art and Art & Technology majors create bodies of artwork around a central idea or theme and then present their works professionally in the galleries at the end of the semester. All participating students will talk about their works at the gallery reception on April 24th.


WEDNESDAY APRIL 25, 2018


Senior Projects Film Screening – Night 1

7:00 PM, Gladys Mullenix Theatre in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts


THURSDAY APRIL 26, 2018


Senior Projects Film Screening – Night 2

7:00 PM, Gladys Mullenix Theatre in the Vukovich Center for Communication Arts


FRIDAY APRIL 20, 2018


Advanced Studio Projects and Junior Seminar Exhibition

7:00 PM, Parkside Commons, Diamond Park, Meadville

Opening Reception for 500-level seminar Studio Art courses.


MONDAY APRIL 30, 2018–SCHOLARS SYMPOSIUM “KICK-OFF” EVENT!


Senior Projects Creative Writing Readings

6:30 PM, Voodoo Brewery & Brewpub, 215 Arch Street, Meadville


TUESDAY MAY 1, 2018–SCHOLARS SYMPOSIUM DAY


Mentor Breakfast–RSVP REQUIRED

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Campus Center Lobby

Are you a first or second year student interested in opportunities to engage in research, internships, civic engagement, or other Allegheny opportunities like these? Would you like to talk with students and faculty who have participated in such opportunities in the past?  If so, please apply to attend the Celebration Day Mentor Breakfast on Tuesday, May 2nd. The Mentor Breakfast is a casual, catered breakfast where first year and second year students can mingle and talk with seniors, professors, and Gateway representatives about how to get involved in these opportunities at Allegheny. Because breakfast will be provided and we want to have a sufficient number of mentors available, this is an RSVP event and is limited to the first 75 students who sign-up. If you are interested in participation, please fill out the Google Form no later than Friday, April 20th by 5:00 p.m.


Gateway Spotlight Session

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM, VARIOUS LOCATIONS (tbd)

During this session, concurrent panels will highlight student work and experiences that were selected by offices of the Gateway to demonstrate the kind of opportunities available for students in the Gateway. Check back for details about panel topics and locations.


Student Spotlight Session

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM, VARIOUS LOCATIONS (tbd)

During this session, concurrent panels will highlight the exemplary and creative work that Allegheny College students have completed this past year. To submit a panel idea, please fill out this Google Form by Friday, April 13th at 5:00 p.m. The URSCA office will review submitted ideas and contact those selected to participate with more information.


Art in the Gallery

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM, The Bowman~Penelec~Megahan Art Galleries

Another chance to see the senior projects of students from the art department. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.


History Senior Project Oral Presentations

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM, Arter Hall, Second Floor, Various Rooms

History majors enrolled in History 600 will present their senior project topics to the History Department and other interested parties. This is the final assignment for the course and will set the students up to begin writing their senior projects in the Fall. Topics include the Black Death, drug policy and enforcement, Brown vs Board of Education, antisemitism and Zionism, race and ice hockey, Roman roads, and Reagan-era education policy. Lunch will be served following the presentations.


COOK-LAHTI SCHOLARS SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE SESSION

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, TILLOTSON ROOM OF TIPPIE ALUMNI CENTER

At this session, three seniors will give eight minute presentations of their senior projects. These students are nominated by their respective department or program. In addition, Professor M. Soledad Caballero will give the Keynote address which will consider the impact of the  Andrew W. Mellon Collaborative Undergraduate Research in the Humanities grant on the culture of student-faculty research in the Humanities at Allegheny.


Senior Poster Session

2:15 PM – 3:45 PM, PELLETIER LIBRARY, GATEWAY AND MAIN FLOOR

For the past 13 years, Allegheny College has held a Senior Project Poster Symposium to highlight work from nominated students across all departments and programs. This year, we continue that celebration and have also added students nominated by offices in the Gateway. At this session, you can learn about research representing the humanities, the natural and social sciences, interdisciplinary pursuits, and Gateway endeavors such as internships, civic engagement projects, and international experiences.


Honors Convocation

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, FORD CHAPEL

At this special ceremony, student prizes are announced and awarded by representatives of all the departments and programs at Allegheny College. In addition, the valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class will speak and the teaching awards will be announced.


Scholars Symposium Reception

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, PELLETIER LIBRARY, MAIN FLOOR

Following the Honors Convocation, we invite everyone to join us at the Celebration Day reception on the main floor of the Pelletier Library. Snacks and drinks will be provided and this will be the last chance to explore the senior posters on exhibit.


13th Annual Student-Athlete Awards Celebration

7:45 PM, RAYMOND P. SHAFER AUDITORIUM

The Allegheny College community is invited to attend the 2017 Senior Student-Athlete Awards Celebration. The Department of Athletics encourages all faculty, staff, administrators and friends of the department to join us as we look back at the outstanding accomplishments of our student-athletes this past year, in addition to celebrating the four-year careers of the senior class. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Bill Ross at (814) 332-2316.