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YMCA Community Needs Assessment

In order to aid the Meadville YMCA in its partnership with PennWest to access Pre-K Counts funding, Hema and Eva conducted a needs assessment survey to gather data for programmatic direction.
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Pardon Hub Essential Documents

As a research volunteer for the Crawford County Clean Slate Initiative, Gary was able to familiarize, broaden his connections, and use research based on Pennsylvania's Clean Slate Law to better the process for assisting certain formerly incarcerated individuals in Crawford County.
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Non-profit Change Models and Gap Analysis / The Rebirth and Rebranding of FCCA

Hannah's summer 2023 project aimed to aid the Family & Community Christian Association (FCCA) in rebranding efforts.
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Meadville Housing Plan

Two students worked on a project to collect data to provide a clear picture of the housing needs in the City of Meadville.
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Grant Writing Partnership Feasibility and Design

During the 2023 summer research session, NealyClare examined the feasibility of and designed a program for a partnership between the City of Meadville and Allegheny College in which students would be trained in grant research, grant-writing, and data collection so they could volunteer their services to benefit local nonprofits.
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Website and Marketing for FCCA

Daniel focused on aiding the Family & Community Christian Association (FCCA) in revamping their website for improved functionality and user experience.
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Common Roots Workforce Development Program

Common Roots' is a nonprofit organization trying to create affordable, accessible, and sustainable housing in Meadville.
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4th Graders as Scientists

The 4th Graders as Scientists was a four-day event that took place in spring 2023. The program brought fourth graders from Crawford Central School District (CCSD) to Allegheny College to help them prepare for the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment exams (PSSAs) and to learn about STEM careers.
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Autism Nature Trail

In the summer of 2022 a project entitled “Feasibility and Design of an Autism Nature Trail at Pymatuning State Park,” was carried out by four Allegheny students (Emma Anderson ’23, Ela Williams ’23, Kelsey Anderson ’23, and Haley Pageotte ’24), Dr. Monali Chowdhury, Loren Lamy Penman ’74 of Pymatuning State Park and the Autism Nature Trail at Letchworth State Park (New York).
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