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Max Kade International House Spotlight: Spanish House

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

April 26, 2018

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When Daniel Melendez arrived at Allegheny at the beginning of last semester, he did not know how the college or living in North Village I’s Spanish House would change him. Melendez, the 2017-18 Spanish teaching assistant, said he ap...

Campus clubs strive to create inclusive spaces

Olivia Blakeslee and Ellis Giacomelli

April 26, 2018

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The Association for Asian and Asian American Awareness, A5, and the Chinese American Friendship Society provide different avenues for cultural representation and understanding among American, Asian and Asian American students on campu...

Allegheny Global Citizen Scholars to host first Refugee Awareness Week

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

April 12, 2018

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The first cohort of Allegheny Global Citizen Scholars will host two events next week as part of what they have titled, “Refugee Awareness Week: Challenges of Coming and Belonging.” The GCS program, an Allegheny Gateway i...

Max Kade International House Spotlight: Chinese House

Olivia Blakeslee, Junior Science/International Editor

April 12, 2018

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The Chinese House looks to enhance the learning community centered around a language and culture that originated 7,000 miles from Meadville, Pa. “The reason we have Chinese House is [because] we wanted to have a specific l...

Max Kade International House Spotlight: German House

Olivia Blakeslee, Junior Science/International Editor

March 8, 2018

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The German House creates a home for culture and language study for its residents in the Max Kade International Wing of North Village I. Maggie Dugan, ’18, is a resident of the house, which is one of five language-based houses in t...

Gator International to celebrate language diversity

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

March 8, 2018

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For nearly 100 years, the Phi Sigma Iota Honor Society has recognized and celebrated eligible collegiate students studying foreign languages. Founded at Allegheny College in 1922, Phi Sigma Iota has since become an international organizati...

Max Kade International House Spotlight: French House

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

February 22, 2018

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The International Wing’s French House in North Village I provides a comfortable space for students to supplement their classroom learning and is currently home to five residents, including French Teaching Assistant Charline Bordat....

‘Coming Home’ transcends cultural, language barriers

Olivia Blakeslee, Junior Science/International Editor

February 22, 2018

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The 2014 Chinese drama “Coming Home” proves love, family and loss transcend cultural differences. Screened Feb. 14 at the Movies at Meadville as the third installment in the annual International Film Festival, “Coming Hom...

Max Kade International House Spotlight: Arabic/MENA House

Olivia Blakeslee, Junior Science/International Editor

February 8, 2018

Filed under International

Bringing Middle Eastern and North African culture to northwestern Pennsylvania is no small feat. The students of the Arabic/Middle East and North Africa House in North Village I, however, are doing just that. The Arabic/MENA hous...

Global Health Studies welcomes candidate speakers

Olivia Blakeslee, Junior Science/International Editor

February 8, 2018

Filed under International

The Global Health Studies Department hosted a series of lunch talks as part of the hiring process to fill an open position for a new faculty member over the past two weeks. Each of the three candidates presented on research t...

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