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Gator International to celebrate language diversity

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under International

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

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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

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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...

Festival brings foreign cinema to Meadville

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

January 25, 2018

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The annual International Film Festival, curated by Allegheny’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages, begins Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Movies at Meadville with the 2017 French documentary “Faces Places” at 7 p.m. ...

Wu presents on Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress

Hannah Schaffer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

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China held its 19th Chinese Communist Party Congress on Oct. 18. Xi Jinping, China’s current president and general secretary of the Communist Party of China, will serve a second five-year term. The week-long Congress is China’s ...

International Club prepares for annual dinner

Olivia Blakeslee, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under International

The Allegheny College International Club will open up a world of culinary and cultural experiences to the campus community with its annual International Bazaar on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. ...

Gilman Scholarship provides opportunities for study abroad

Olivia Blakeslee, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

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The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers annual scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens. Scholarships, worth up to $5,000, will be awarded to as many as 2,900 Federal P...

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