Students and alumni reconnect to help build a strong foundation for future generations!
In honor of Banned Book Week, MAC held a Banned Book reading day where members of the faculty and staff read an excerpt from a controversial, or challenged, book of their choice.
Dr. Julie Smith moderated the Civic Engagement panel that included Virginia Day, Project Manager at Evergreen Manors in Altoona, Timothy Sissler, President and C.E.O. of Reliance Bank in Altoona, Pamela Tokar-Ickes, Somerset County Commissioner, and Jack Anderson, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Mount Aloysius College.
Eighteen students participated in annual service trips during this academic year.
Dr. Brad Hastings, Chair of the Social Science Department, recently published a new book, Twist of Fate: The Moirae in Everyday Psychology.
Members of the Mount Aloysius community were honored for their years of service.
Sr. Mary Ann Dillon, Ph.D., President of Mount Aloysius College is pleased to announce the promotion of three members of the Mount Aloysius faculty. Promotion is based on an extensive review process by the faculty, Promotion Committee, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty, and the President.
Advice and/or Quote:
Have an open mind, be positive and get involved in campus activities.
Excerpts from the 2008 Commencement Invocation by Lisa Fox '08
As Sister Mary Ann Dillon, RSM begins her second decade as President of Mount Aloysius College, it seems an appropriate time to reflect on her successes and aspirations for the campus and its students.
Sr. Jean Messaros is a woman who loves life and is proud to be a Sister of Mercy. She joined the community when religious life was experiencing many changes.
College students need a lot of help. Sometimes that help comes from family helping with the move into the residence hall; sometimes it is a home cooked meal when one is badly needed; sometimes it is friends providing entertainment and support when the stresses of college life get to be a bit much. The College also helps students by providing helpful advisors and a campus full of knowledgeable professors. However, by far the most important thing Mount Aloysius College provides is scholarships. And almost without exception, those scholarships are funded by gifts from donors.
Providing quality educational experiences for working adults in the central Alleghenies, the Center for Lifelong Learning continues to expand its reach.
“At Mount Aloysius we are committed to a culture of planning, assessment and accountability.” With these words, Sr. Mary Ann Dillon introduced A Vision for the Future, the strategic planning document approved by the Board of Trustees in 2005. Three years later, the College community entered again into a strategic planning process to test the plan’s continued viability and relevance.
B.F.F.’s (Best Friends Forever)... written in so many yearbooks through the years... yet a very sincere and living statement for Janie (Vaught) McCann and her friends from her days at Mount Aloysius. The Academy provided one of the finest, well-rounded educations for
young women and was taught by some of the most well-educated and refined women of their time.
Christopher Jancula, ’01
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With a strong desire to prove that they still got “it,” former Mounties basketball players returned to campus on February 9, 2008 to participate in an alumni basketball game.
Saturday, February 21, 2009
In an effort to continue to develop regional partnerships, Mount Aloysius is pleased to announce an academic articulation agreement with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.
Mount Aloysius College played host to the 1st Annual “Ethan’s Walk”, a fundraising and awareness raising event March 15 for the little known Charcot Marie-Tooth disorder.
Recently bestowed with the first ever Citizen of the Year award by the Borough of Hollidaysburg, PA. December 18 is now called Patricia Gildea Day by Hollidaysburg Mayor Joe Dodson.
We had a great time welcoming spring with fellow Mounties at the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. Mount Aloysius alumni, family and friends enjoyed touring the city, visiting the monuments and Smithsonian Museums, and walking through the beautiful cherry blossoms.
We need your help. This fall the Office of Alumni Relations will be conducting a survey to assess our current services and to update our alumni records.
In the past, archival records of Mount Aloysius were carefully recorded and preserved through the work of Sr. Silverius Shields. Today, the Mount Aloysius Archives house nearly 150 years of history.
During Phonathon, we had many alumni asking to reconnect with fellow classmates. If your name is listed below, you have a classmate who is anxiously waiting to hear from you. To find out what classmate is looking for you, contact Cindy Henderson, Alumni Relations Associate, at 814-886-6396 or email email@example.com.
Information about the upcoming Mount Aloysius Alumni Association Murder Mystery Dinner and the New York City Bus Trip.
Mount Aloysius Athletic Director Tim Kelly will be hanging up his whistle at the end of the semester. Also a quartet of Mount Aloysius athletes were named to the A.M.C.C. all-conference team during the 2007-08 school year.
In keeping with its tradition of supporting Catholic High Schools, Mount Aloysius has created an admissions articulation agreement with Bishop Carroll, Bishop Guilfoyle, and Bishop McCort. All students graduating this year from these three Catholic High Schools in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese will be able to take advantage of these agreements.
Information about Alumni gatherings on August 14, 2008, September 13, 2008 and March 2009.
The Mount Aloysius Alumni Office is happy to bring you a new & improved Alumni Online Community. It’s easy, it’s fun, and there is no password required. Check out our new features!
To learn more about endowments and how you can plant your own "evergreen tree," contact Jack Anderson or Natalie Vesey at 814-886-6319.
The annual Madrigal Christmas Feaste has been a tradition at Mount Aloysius since 1970 and is the perfect way to begin the Christmas season.