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Mount Aloysius Fall Honors Lecture Features NYU Philosopher/Scholar

Posted on: October 7, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College Fall Honors Lecture will feature Dr. Larry Jackson.  Dr. Jackson will offer a public lecture entitled, “The Pursuit of Happiness: from Aristotle to Augustine” on Thursday, October 16th at 3:30 p.m. in historic Alumni Hall on the Cresson campus.  This event will be the third lecture in the College’s… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Marks 75 Years During Homecoming/Alumni Weekend

Posted on: September 29, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College plans a blockbuster weekend October 3rd through the 5th.  Events will coincide with the 75th Anniversary of Mount Aloysius as an institution of higher learning—founded in 1853 as an Academy, in 1939 it was decided that Mount Aloysius would pioneer a new model of higher education and so became… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Grad from Hastings Earns National DES Award

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College 2014 graduate, Mr. Bradley Mikitko, BSMI, R.T. (R) (MR) (ARRT), of Hastings, Pa., has been awarded the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Undergraduate Student Award.  The Award is a special honor not often granted by the Society.  It is given to a select few Delta Epsilon Sigma members who have… Read More »

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Anonymous $500,000 Gift to Mount Aloysius Will Memorialize Mercy Sister

Posted on: September 2, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – An anonymous benefactor with a long memory and a generous heart has donated $500,000 toward the renovation and re-purposing of the Mount Aloysius College’s former gymnasium–the Health and Fitness Center.   Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley noted that, other than a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, this anonymous gift is the largest… Read More »

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Devorris and Foley Scholarships Will Benefit Mount Aloysius Students

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Students at Mount Aloysius College will benefit from two additional endowed scholarships to help fund their education.  The Devorris Family Endowed Scholarship established by Mr. Donald Devorris, commemorates his son, Philip Devorris’ chairmanship of the Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees.  The John J. “Jack” Foley, Sr., Scholarship, established by Mount Aloysius… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Convocation Marks Formal Start of 2014-2015 Academic Year

Posted on: August 26, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College will mark the start of the 2014-2015 academic year with their  traditional Convocation Ceremony on Thursday, September 4th .  The Mount Aloysius College Convocation will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Whalley Plaza, directly in front of the iconic Main Building on the 193-acre Cresson campus.  Convocation Speaker will be The Reverend William J. Byron,… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Named College of Distinction

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College has received notification that it has been named a “College of Distinction.”  The recognition is reserved nationally for colleges and universities that excel in “student-focused” education.  This recognition allows Mount Aloysius to be featured on CollegesofDistinction.com, a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for excellence in student-focused higher education. “Schools designated… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Science Program Receives Palumbo Charitable Trust Grant

Posted on: July 21, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College’s Science students will see a lot brighter because of a $50,000 gift from the A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust. The donation will upgrade the microscopes in the College’s Pierce Hall science building and add several more. Mount Aloysius College has a long history of support from the A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust. The organization supported the College $70,000 towards science equipment for Pierce Hall over the past two years. In 2007, a $25,000 gift helped in the restoration of historic Alumni Hall.

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Mount Aloysius RN to BSN Information Night Scheduled

Posted on: July 7, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Registered nurses interested in earning their Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) are invited to attend an information night at Mount Aloysius College on Tuesday evening, July 15th at 6:00 p.m. in the College’s Wolf-Kuhn Art Gallery. Refreshment will be available. Mount Aloysius Nursing Division Chief Dr. Rebecca Zukowski noted that the College’s… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Lists Class of 2014

Posted on: June 26, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – In recent Commencement Exercises held in the Mount Aloysius College Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center, the following students met criteria for graduation in a variety of associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. The listing of graduates from Mount Aloysius College for Spring 2014, by hometown and degree earned includes: Altoona, Pa.: Andrew Dayne… Read More »

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