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Feb 27, 2014, 13:09 ET

'Women of the Senate' Awarded 2014 Allegheny College Prize For Civility In Public Life

One of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges today honored the "Women of the Senate" – the 20 U.S. senators who banded together to help...

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...

Sep 14, 2011, 10:54 ET

Local Political Parties Healthy, But Differences Emerge Over Compromise

As part of research on the viability of local political parties in the United States, the Center for Political Participation at Allegheny College...

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...

Apr 21, 2010, 19:53 ET
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Daniel M. Shea, Allegheny College political science professor. Photo by Bill Owen. (PRNewsFoto/Allegheny College Office of Public Affairs, Bill Owen)[MI]
 MEADVILLE, PA UNITED STATES
 04/21/2010

Allegheny College National Poll on Civility and Compromise

Ashamed: Americans Want Civil Politics In one of the first comprehensive studies of how Americans view the tone of political discourse,...

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 17, 2008, 21:17 ET

Psychology of Face Transplants is Subject of New Book by Allegheny College Professor

Carla Bluhm, a developmental psychologist and visiting assistant professor at Allegheny College, and Nathan Clendenin, Allegheny class of 2007,...

Feb 20, 2008, 00:00 ET
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James H. Mullen Jr. was named today the 21st president of Allegheny College. He will take office Aug. 1, 2008. (PRNewsFoto/Allegheny College Office of Public Affairs)[AL]
 MEADVILLE, PA UNITED STATES
 02/20/2008

Allegheny Names James H. Mullen Jr. As 21st President of the College

MEADVILLE, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James H. Mullen Jr. was named today the 21st president of Allegheny College. He will take...