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April Tewksberry, Business/Healthcare Administration

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April Tewksberry

Class Year: Alumni, Class of ’13

Major: Business/Healthcare Administration

Hometown: Wyalusing, PA

Why did you choose to attend MAC?
It really reminded me of home. A laid back atmosphere that is supportive of your goals.

What do you like most about MAC?
I appreciate that all the professors have an open door policy and that they are so willing to help.

What sports/clubs/organizations did you belong to?
President of the “Simply Caring” Club, Mercy Scholar, and Colleges Against Cancer

What was your favorite class?
Organizational Behavior and Healthcare

What was the best feature in your major?
The ability to specialize in a particular area while still being able to have a focus in business.

Favorite Quote:
“Do what you can, where you are, with what you have.” –Theodore Roosevelt

Tanner Thomas, Accounting

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Tanner Thomas

Class Year: Sophomore

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Beaverdale, PA

Why did you choose to attend MAC?
It’s close to home, my brother goes here, my father is MAC alumni. The small class sizes had a lot to do with it as well.

What do you like most about MAC?
Small class sizes and supportive staff.

What sports/clubs/organizations do you belong to?
Men’s Basketball

What is your favorite class?
Rhetoric 1

What is the best feature in your major?
I would say working with numbers. It is very satisfying to me.

Favorite Quote:
“Don’t give up, don’t ever give up.” –James Valvano

Kolby Wasnick, Pre-Law

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Kolby Wasnick

Class Year: Junior

Major: Pre-Law/Accounting

Other Involvement on Campus: Theatre

Hometown: Summerhill, PA

Why did you decide to attend MAC?
It was a small campus close to home and it offered both Pre-Law and Accounting majors.

What do you like most about MAC?
It is a small campus.

What sports/clubs/organizations do you belong to?
GSA Club and Legal Society

What is your favorite class?
Legal Research

What is the best feature in your major?
I can finish both majors in 4 years.

Advice for Mounties:
Your professors are your best support while you’re completing your degree.

Dawn Snyder, Elementary Education

Dawn Snyder

Class Year: Alumni, Class of 2006

Major: Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education and English

What did you like most about Mount Aloysius?
Small college with a very friendly atmosphere

What is your fondest memory of your times at Mount Aloysius?
Speaking to alums during Phonathon

Current Career
Care Coordinator for United Cerebral Palsy

State where you currently reside?
Johnstown, PA

Who was your favorite instructor at Mount Aloysius while you were there?
Devorah Bozella – Education Teacher

What is the best advice you can give current MAC students?
Stay involved in activities and communicate your needs

What activities/clubs/organizations did you belong to at Mount Aloysius? What did you like about them?
President Student Government Association, Captain- Relay For Life, Phonathon Caller. I made connections with people and I still keep in touch with them

Community Involvement? Yes/No
Yes, Alumni Association Board Member, continued to be Captain of Relay Team. I enjoy the connection, experiences, and friendship of the people. I have been doing community involvement for 3 years.

Did the Mercy values lead you to this?
Yes, they taught me to appreciate what I have and be thankful everyday!

Victoria Berrier, Sign Language/Interpreter Education

Victoria Berrier

Class Year: Sophomore

Major: Sign Language/Interpreter Education

Why did you decide to attend MAC?
It has a good sign language program, was a small school, and had decent scholarships.

What do you like most about MAC?
Everyone here is extremely friendly and willing to help others out.

What sports/clubs/organizations do you belong to?
CAB (Campus Activity Board), Simply Caring, Anything Goes Club, ASL Club

Who is your favorite person at MAC?
I honestly can’t decide. There are a lot of great faculty members and students here.

What is your favorite class?
ASL or Theology.

What is the best feature in your major?
We’re all very close and there’s always someone there to help you study or just to talk with you, making this a fun major.

Favorite Quote:
“My advice – Don’t be afraid to get out there and try new things or met new people. You’ll be amazed how beautiful our world can be if you’re open to it.”

Dylan Kachmar, Medical Imaging

Dylan Kachmar

Class Year: Junior

Major: Medical Imaging

Hometown: Punxsutawney, PA

Why did you decide to attend MAC?
The quality programs in my field of study and the friendly atmosphere of the campus.\

What do you like most about MAC?
The friendly atmosphere and location of a small town within short distance of larger cities.

What sports/clubs/organizations do you belong to?
Student Government, SA, Frisbee, Mercy Leader

What is your favorite class?
Intro to basic health care

What is the best feature in your major?
The experience of professors and the equipment we are able to use to practice.

 

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