Current Students News

Mount Aloysius College Proud of All-Sportsmanship Team

Posted on: December 12, 2013

The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) released the list of All-Sportsmanship Team performers for this past fall season. The Mounties placed seven student-athletes on the list, one for each sport. These Mount Aloysius College student-athletes—by consensus of their coaches and teammates—embody the Mercy values of justice, hospitality, mercy and service.

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Mount Aloysius President Foley Shares Hurricane Katrina Relief Experience with Business Continuity Students

Posted on: November 19, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – In the wake of the Philippines’ typhoon disaster, Professor Jeff Sunseri ‘s Business Continuity class invited Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley to share his personal disaster management experience in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. During his tenure as CEO of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Red Cross, President Foley spent weeks leading a team of emergency responders as part of the Red Cross’ efforts in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Mount Aloysius Highlights Cross Country, Soccer Wins and Player of the Year

Posted on: November 7, 2013

Known for his gutsy races in the early 1970s, Steve Prefontaine was America’s best hope for a medal at the Olympics in distance running. His lifelong love affair with the sport often produced memorable quotes about enduring pain and running as art. Running is not an easy task. About the competition, laymen and laywomen will ask, “Why do people do it?” Prefontaine gave a memorable response to that question, “Why do you run?”

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Mount Aloysius Nurses Excel At State, National Testing

Posted on: October 31, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College Nursing Division graduates have exceeded the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) average pass rates at both the state and national levels. The NCLEX results reflect first-time test-takers between Oct. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013, which is the most current data available.

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Third Annual “Pathways To Empowerment” Workshop Planned

Posted on: October 31, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – Members of the Mount Aloysius College/CONTACT Altoona collaborative met at on the Mount Aloysius campus recently to plan their Third Annual “Pathways to Empowerment: A Workshop for Women.” The event, which includes a workshop and a Blair County Resource Fair, is scheduled for Saturday, November 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Blair… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Presents “The Odd Couple” With a Twist

Posted on: October 21, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department proudly presents a unique version of “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon.  This all-female version of the comic classic will debut Thursday, October 24th and run until Sunday, October 27th. The how will take place in the historic Alumni Hall on campus. Each performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission… Read More »

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Deaf Gathering at Mount Aloysius An Educational Social Event

Posted on: October 15, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – Last year a creative idea blossomed into a tradition for Mount Aloysius College. The idea was to create a much needed social engagement opportunity for members of Central and Southwestern Pennsylvania’s deaf community. The event—The Deaf Gathering—was a success on many fronts but the educational opportunity for students of American Sign Language/English Interpreting is enormous. “The Deaf Gathering,” is typically held on select Friday evenings at Mount Aloysius College.

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Mount Aloysius Business Students Net Accounting Interviews

Posted on: October 3, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – Three Mount Aloysius College business students earned interviews through the recent Accounting Consortium held late last month in Pittsburgh. One hundred and fifty students from 11 area colleges took part in the Accounting Consortium. Held in Pittsburgh’s Embassy Suites, several top accounting firms select area business students for interviews based upon resumes. The interviews were held to staff either full-time positions or accounting internships. The Mount Aloysius College students walked away with several interview opportunities each.

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Mount Aloysius Invites You to “Block Out” Cancer at Annual Pink Out

Posted on: October 3, 2013

Cresson, Pa. – Pressing the message that early detection of breast cancer is the best road to a cure; Mount Aloysius College is joining forces with Windber Medical Center’s Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center. The public is invited to the “Pink Out” Volleyball game scheduled for Wednesday, October 16th at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Mount Aloysius Athletic Health and Fitness Center on campus as the Lady Mountie take on Franciscan University.

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Mount Aloysius Names Tyler Sheikh AAD and Sports Information Director

Posted on: October 3, 2013

Cresson, Pa.-Mount Aloysius College has announced the appointment of Tyler Sheikh as Assistant Athletic Director, where he will be responsible for all aspects of sports marketing and NCAA compliance. Mt Aloysius President Tom Foley said that Sheikh “brings excellent writing skills and a strong work ethic to his new post and has hit the ground running in his new assignment, just as he did when he took on the job of coaching both men’s and women’s soccer last year.”

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