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Oct 17, 2016, 07:00 ET 2016 Presidential Campaign Reveals Chilling Trend Lines For Civility In U.S. Politics

As American voters await the third and final presidential debate this week, a landmark new Zogby Survey on Civility in U.S. Politics commissioned...


Feb 26, 2013, 13:04 ET US Senators Dianne Feinstein and Lindsey Graham Awarded 2013 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life

 One of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges today honored two leading U.S. Senators with the second annual Allegheny College Prize for...


Feb 25, 2013, 13:09 ET US Senators Dianne Feinstein And Lindsey Graham To Be Awarded 2013 Allegheny College Prize For Civility In Public Life

One of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges will honor two leading U.S. Senators with the second annual Allegheny College Prize for Civility...


Aug 16, 2012, 10:00 ET Allegheny College Seeking Nominations for Second Annual Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College, one of the nation's oldest liberal arts colleges, announced today that it is accepting nominations for the 2013 'Allegheny...


Feb 21, 2012, 12:46 ET David Brooks and Mark Shields Honored with Inaugural "Prize for Civility in Public Life"

National Press Club event launches comprehensive effort by Allegheny College to help revitalize civility in public-policy and political debates...


Feb 20, 2012, 09:00 ET David Brooks and Mark Shields to Receive Inaugural Prize For Civility in Public Life at National Press Club

The following is being released by Allegheny College: WHO: David Brooks, Political Journalist and Commentator Mark Shields, Political Journalist...


Nov 17, 2011, 10:46 ET EPA Recognizes Allegheny College With a Green Power Leadership Award: One of Only 19 in Nation to Receive Award

Allegheny College has received a 2011 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize...


Jan 25, 2011, 12:38 ET Allegheny College Launches Civility Award

Allegheny College, one of the nation's oldest liberal arts colleges, today announced the launch of its Civility Award, which seeks to honor elected...


Nov 19, 2010, 07:40 ET Third National Poll Confirms: Americans' Concern About Nasty Politics Continues to Climb

Building on its April 2010 survey on the growing incivility in politics, the Center for Political Participation (CPP) at Allegheny College, in...


Oct 14, 2010, 21:16 ET Poll: Americans Opposed to 'Outside Money' In Elections

A survey of 1,000 Americans nationwide suggests a wide majority believe it is unacceptable for groups to spend heavily on political advertising in...


Sep 22, 2010, 08:01 ET National Mid-September Poll on the Tone of Politics: Civility Declining, Campaigning May Be to Blame

A solid majority of Americans, 58 percent, believe the tone of political discourse has become worse since Barack Obama was elected president,...


May 20, 2010, 17:36 ET College Democrats and Republicans Release Joint Statement

'Ten Tips to Improve Civility' Student leaders of College Democrats and College Republicans organizations -- representing 14 schools in nine...


Nov 25, 2009, 05:20 ET The Right Gifts Can Pave the Way to College

Some observe snowy sidewalks and twinkling lights as peacefully as Currier and Ives did, but for many the signs of the season whisper words a bit...


May 11, 2009, 13:22 ET Allegheny College Professor Michael Maniates Appointed to Story of Stuff Project Advisory Board

The Story of Stuff Project -- an international initiative aimed at inspiring individuals to come together to re-think the production, sale, use and...


Mar 03, 2009, 14:43 ET Center for Political Participation Solicits Submissions for 'Cyber Scrapbook: Reflections of Youth on the 2008 Election'

The Center for Political Participation (CPP) at Allegheny College today launched a project to capture the sentiments, thoughts and feelings that...


Feb 04, 2009, 17:08 ET Allegheny College Student's Senior Project Helps Temple Anshe Hesed Become Carbon Neutral - Considered First in Nation

A congregation in Erie, Pa., has become what is thought to be the nation's first carbon-neutral synagogue, an achievement spurred on by an...


Dec 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Gift Ideas for the College Searcher in Your Family

MEADVILLE, Pa., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finding the perfect gift for a loved one who's trying to find the perfect college need not be...


Sep 21, 2004, 01:00 ET Allegheny College: Linking Green Building & Certified Forestry in Pennsylvania

MEADVILLE, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- At a news conference today, researchers from Allegheny College released a new directory to help link...


Apr 05, 2004, 01:00 ET Allegheny College Study: Young Voters Are Low Priority for Political Parties

MEADVILLE, Pa., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Local political party chairs are not paying attention to young people, even though an overwhelming...


Aug 07, 2003, 01:00 ET Labor of Love Transforms Storage Lot Into Tourist Attraction

MEADVILLE, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As essential service hubs, transportation department garages serve a critical role in most communities....


Jun 13, 2003, 01:00 ET College Students Are Learning to Get Outside the `Leave No Trace' Way

MEADVILLE, Pa., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Why will college students go to our state and federal lands to camp, hike, canoe, or backpack this...


Jun 10, 2003, 01:00 ET The Flag of the Allegheny College Volunteers

MEADVILLE, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to three-score Allegheny College students, plus a dozen or more youngsters from local academies,...


Apr 10, 2003, 01:00 ET Allegheny Summer Music Festival: Teamwork That Changes Lives

MEADVILLE, Pa., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Plans for the second Summer Music Festival at Allegheny College, June 14-22, call for nine days...


Nov 06, 2002, 00:00 ET Allegheny College Professor Sees Symptoms of Illness in American Democracy, Suggests Possible Treatment

MEADVILLE, Pa., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- While complete figures will not be available for weeks, preliminary data indicate that the 2002 midterm...


Oct 18, 2002, 01:00 ET Allegheny College Launches $105 Million Capital Campaign

MEADVILLE, Pa., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegheny College President Richard J. Cook today announced the launch of its record-setting $105...