|Mount Aloysius Graduates First Masters Level Community Counselors||05/10/2013|
Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College graduated its first class ever masters level community counseling grads with today’s Commencement. Nine students from throughout the Southern Allegheny Mountains earned the Master of Science in Community Counseling degree at Mount Aloysius College.
Assistant Professor, Dr. David Haschak, program coordinator of the Community Counseling program at Mount Aloysius College noted that the new major at Mount Aloysius College continues gaining popularity. “This 48-credit major allows graduates to pursue employment in a variety of social service agencies,” he said, “including mental health centers, correctional facilities, drug and alcohol treatment center, health care institutions and other business settings.” Grads opting for an additional 12 credits are eligible to licensure as a professional counselor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
CAPTION: Mount Aloysius College students earning the Master of Science in Community Counseling include: Trista D. Conway, Tyrone, Pa.; Emily Ann Cyburt, Windber, Pa.; Jacqueline A. Harpster, Altoona, Pa.; Trista M. Haynes, Tyrone, Pa.; Jessica R. Quigley, Altoona, Pa.; Tessa L. Sawyer, Mineral Point, Pa.; Kristen C. Scott-Larson, Cairnbrook, Pa.; Mary Ann Sigrist, Newry, Pa.; and Whitney Alayne Veres, Johnstown, Pa.