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Yancy presents lecture on white racism and backlash

November 21, 2019

George Yancy, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy at Emory University, presented a talk titled “Black Gift Giving and the Return of White Backlash,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Patricia...

Historic landmark, Bentley, to become LEED certified

November 1, 2019

As Allegheny College renovates its flagship Bentley Hall, the college is attempting to balance various considerations. One significant goal is achieving a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

Collins, candidate for public safety director, delivers presentation

November 29, 2018

Allegheny College is currently searching for an individual to serve as its public safety director. As with other hiring initiatives the college has conducted, finalists for the position are asked to deliver...

Sze gives talk on climate justice as part of Energy and Society Lecture Series

Sze gives talk on climate justice as part of Energy and Society Lecture Series

November 29, 2018

As the semester comes to a close, with it comes the final installment of the Energy and Society lecture series — lectures linked to Energy 190, a course affiliated with the energy and society minor....

Poynor introduces Allegheny to salt water research

Poynor introduces Allegheny to salt water research

November 15, 2018

Amidst the talk of civic duty that filled Allegheny College’s campus during the midterm elections, the college expanded its scientific knowledge in another installment of Allegheny’s Faculty Lecture...

Caballero, Knupsky receive grant for exploring interdisciplinary education

November 8, 2018

Two professors received a grant for their work exploring whether a student’s Allegheny College education is too one-dimensional. Soledad Caballero, associate professor of English, and Aimee Knupsky,...

Glennon receives award after water policy talk

October 18, 2018

Robert Glennon helps reporters, government officials, academics and the public understand water policy. After his lecture entitled “Our Thirst for Energy in a Warming, Water-Stressed World,” was finished,...

Allegheny begins lecture series about environmental policy

October 18, 2018

With the annual energy challenge kicking off, “The Future of Energy Policy” has wasted no energy bringing awareness to campus with the Energy and Society public lecture series — lectures sponsored...

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Ball discusses climate change, renewable energy during Allegheny lecture

September 27, 2018

Jeffrey Ball, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow and scholar-in-residence at Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy and Finance, delivered a talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Tillotson...

Signs outside the new establishment display the location of the Merriman Bookstore and Gator Post and Print.

Allegheny begins new Gator Post and Print

September 20, 2018

As part of its current cycle of renovations, Allegheny College has combined its post office, print shop and Merriman Bookstore into one office, known as Gator Post and Print. The new office is located...

Students gather to call for change

September 20, 2018

Students gathered in the George M. Henderson Campus Center room 301/302 on Monday, Sept. 18, to talk about protesting racial bias at Allegheny. The meeting began at 10 p.m, and lasted roughly one hour...

New additions to campus: MicroFridges aim to cut cost

September 13, 2018

Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, Allegheny College has provided students living in traditional-style dorms with MicroFridges — a microwave and refrigerator combo. For those not living in a traditional-style...

Catch and release: Oddfellows bat set free

September 6, 2018

While Allegheny College has remained mired in hotter-than-usual weather since the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year, the heat is not the only thing hanging around. Students and faculty alike have...

The IDEAS Center renovations were among a number of high-impact projects in the area of student life.

IDEAS Center expands to add meeting space

September 6, 2018

Allegheny’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access and Social Justice Center is renovating to expand into Room 308 of the Henderson Campus Center. Associate Dean and Director of the IDEAS Center justin...

Volunteers helped first-year students move into Baldwin Hall on North Main Street Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, as Welcome Weekend began.

Class of 2022 brings new faces

August 30, 2018
“You’re not only joining the Allegheny family, but mine as well,” Allegheny President James Mullen said. Mullen then encouraged students to meet different people for the first time as “that is the core of what college is all about.”

Allegheny president announces plans for upcoming retirement

April 26, 2018

Allegheny College President James Mullen has announced his plans to retire at the end of the 2018-19 academic year. Provost Ron Cole said the college’s Board of Trustees is spearheading the search...

College hosts Democratic primary election forum

April 19, 2018

The Center for Political Participation and Meadville Tribune hosted a forum for the candidates running in Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District’s Democratic primary election. The three candidates,...

ASG reviews constitution, establishes new cabinet

April 12, 2018

Allegheny Student Government dealt with constitutional questions and internal matters during its meeting on Tuesday, April 10. To start the meeting, ASG discussed the constitution for the proposed Vernon...

Allegheny holds open community meeting to discuss potential addition to campus Greek life

April 5, 2018

Multiple members of the Allegheny College community and representatives from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. held an open meeting Wednesday, April 4, to discuss possible expansion of the sorority at Allegheny. Jamilia...

New Dean for Institutional Diversity hired

April 5, 2018

Allegheny College announced Kristin Dukes as the new dean for institutional diversity. Dukes will officially begin working for Allegheny on July 1. Dukes has previously held positions at Simmons College...

Edinboro students present work on campus

March 8, 2018

Sara Catapano, Matthew Cote, Ben Frederick and Hannah Pierce, four graduate student artists from Edinboro University, presented a talk about their art on Wednesday, March 7, at Allegheny College’s Bowman~Penelec~Megahan...

Why Not Us sponsors self-defense classes on campus

March 1, 2018

Why Not Us sponsored three self-defense classes for the Allegheny community. John Guthrie, part-time instructor of Dance and Movement Studies, taught the courses, which were offered on February 12, 19...

Visiting speaker delivers UN talk on court legitimacy

March 1, 2018

Carrie Booth Walling, associate professor of political science at Albion College, gave a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 27, titled “The UN Security Council, the Justice Norm and the Politics of International...

ASG discusses town hall meeting venue for semester

February 8, 2018

Allegheny Student Government is considering holding a town hall style meeting during the spring 2018 semester. Class of 2020 President Jason Ferrante said the idea was an effort to make ASG officials...

Residence Life introduces new housing software

February 1, 2018

Allegheny College’s Office of Residence Life will introduce new room selection software for the 2018-19 academic year. The software, called The Housing Director, is expected to be ready by March 2018,...

New Chief of Staff joins ASG, shares plans and expectations for the year

January 25, 2018

Allegheny Student Government has selected Camila Gomez, ’19, as its new chief of staff. The position opened when Stella Pratt, the previous chief of staff, graduated in the fall of 2017. Gomez had...

Students design art project to share campus stories

December 8, 2017

Two Allegheny art courses debuted a semester-long project on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Gator Quad. The project will run until Sunday, Dec. 10. Faculty and students worked with the Jewish and Muslim communities...

Strategic Planning Committee holds talkback session, seeks student input on proposed wellness center

December 7, 2017

The Strategic Planning Committee of Allegheny College held a student-focused talkback session in the Brooks Hall Blue Lounge on Monday, Dec. 4. The event allowed students to ask committee members questions...

Main Street lights, one year later

November 16, 2017

Last year, Allegheny College installed new lighting along North Main Street, partly in response to the death of Hannah Morris, ’17, who was hit by a car and killed while crossing the street on Oct....

Coach Bridget Sheehan smiles in a huddle with her team during a volleyball game against Grove City College on Sept. 9, 2015.

Players and friends honor Allegheny volleyball coach

November 2, 2017

Former Allegheny College Women’s Volleyball Coach Bridget Sheehan died Monday, Oct. 30. James Mullen, president of the college, announced the news of Sheehan’s passing in a campus-wide email. “Our...

Representatives distribute Bibles near college campus

October 26, 2017

Bibles handed out by people affiliated with Gideons International, an organization based in Nashville, Tennesee, appeared across Allegheny’s campus on Oct. 19. Two were found at Brooks Dining Hall,...

Allegheny Student Government holds Meet Your Senator Event

October 19, 2017

Allegheny Student Government held a Meet Your Senator event on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. At the event, ASG representatives gathered in the George M. Henderson Campus Center to talk with constituents and...

Carr Hall Garden becomes stop on Walk Grow Meadville tour

September 28, 2017

Allegheny College’s Carr Hall Garden became a stop on the Walk Grow Meadville tour on Saturday, Sept. 23. The tour, which showcased 13 gardens, began at Meadville’s Creating Landscapes for Families...

Black bear causes campus concern

September 21, 2017

A black bear ventured onto the Allegheny College campus Tuesday, Sept. 19. Jeremy Shaban, ’18, saw the bear when he was walking back to his dorm room in Allegheny Commons after getting dinner at McKinley’s...

ICA brings traditional celebration to Allegheny

September 21, 2017

Allegheny College’s Islamic Cultural Association held a celebration of the festival Eid al-Adha in the lobby of the George M. Henderson Campus Center on Sunday, Sept. 17. Muhammad Jallow, ’21, attended...

Examining climate change in readings

September 14, 2017

Allegheny College’s Playshop Theater presented staged readings of “Sila” and “Forward”, two works from playwright Chantal Bilodeau, on Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9. The two works focus...

Res Life introduces new room selection software

September 7, 2017

Allegheny’s Office of Residence Life recently purchased new software for room selection. The new software, called Adirondack, will allow students to choose their rooms through an online portal. Previously,...

Meadville Civil War statue now restored, rededicated

September 7, 2017

The Civil War reenactment group, Muster in the Park, held a rededication ceremony for the restored statue at the south end of Meadville’s Diamond Park on Saturday, Sept. 2. The statue, formally known...

Animal Years performs for Allegheny students

September 7, 2017

Mike McFadden and Animal Years brought a flock of students to the Gator Quad for the band’s 6 p.m. performance on Friday, Sept. 1. The band, based in Brooklyn, New York, came to Allegheny College as...

Matriculation speakers encourage tolerance

August 31, 2017

Allegheny College President James Mullen delivered a speech during Allegheny’s Academic Convocation and Matriculation Ceremony August 26. In his speech, Mullen asked students to learn how to respectfully...

Admissions Counselor Louis J. Fehér-Peiker greets first-year student Heather Hainsey as she receives her dorm room key at Ravine Hall on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017.

Allegheny welcomes Class of 2021

August 31, 2017

Incoming Class of 2021 began their college careers with first-year orientation on Aug. 26. The three-day orientation schedule started with the new students moving into their dorm rooms. Casey McIntosh,...

SAE fraternity to attempt return to Allegheny campus

August 24, 2017

The Pennsylvania Omega chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon is attempting to mount a bid to return to Allegheny College. A group of individuals affiliated with the national governing body of SAE, as well as...

Debate over fluoridation of Meadville water continues

April 13, 2017

Retired Chemist Ron Greinke delivered a talk on concerns with adding fluoride to local water systems on Saturday, April 8, at the Vernon Township Municipal Building. Greinke’s talk, sponsored by the...

Men’s basketball faces loss on the road, wraps up season with playoffs

February 16, 2017

The Allegheny College men’s basketball team lost 98–78 to 23rd-ranked Denison University on Feb. 11. Jordan Rawls, ’20, led the Gators with 22 points. Denison’s Jett Speelman, ’17, led all scorers...

Protesters hold signs as they march on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 21, 2017, as part of the Women’s March on Washington.

Allegheny participates in worldwide women’s march

January 26, 2017

Faculty, students join protesters in nation’s capital WASHINGTON—Allegheny College students, faculty and staff joined thousands of people from across the United States for the Women’s March on Washington...

New campus club promotes libertarian ideas

October 27, 2016

Colt Scronce, ’18, is one of the leaders of the newly formed Allegheny College chapter of the libertarian organization Young Americans for Liberty. The group is responsible for a collection of constitutionally...

Darrell Park, ’91, speaks with George Castellon Castillo, ’20, and Hamza Masaeed, ’20, after delivering his lecture on the politics of federal budgeting on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Park offered to work individually with students through a short course he is currently offering at the college.

Former White House official speaks on the importance, difficulties of federal budgeting

September 15, 2016

Darrell Park, a 1991 Allegheny graduate who worked in the White House during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, returned to campus Friday, Sept. 9, to give a lecture and presentation...

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