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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, 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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Mount Aloysius Ecumenical Studies Center Presents Thomas Merton Retreat & Seminar

Posted on: June 16, 2014

Cresson, Pa.—Mount Aloysius College’s Ecumenical Studies Center presents six days of consideration and exploration into the life and work of one of America’s most well-known Christian, spiritual teachers–Trappist Monk, Thomas Merton.  Presenter for the event will be Dr. Bonnie Bowman Thurston.  The events include two offerings – a three-day retreat (Sunday, July 13th through the 15th), and a… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Lists Spring 2014 Dean’s List

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the Dean’s List for Spring Semester, 2014. The Dean’s List is issued each semester and honors students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours who have achieved a 3.50 grade point average (GPA); or students enrolled in nine to 11 semester hours and earned a… Read More »

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Mountie Shaffer Earns Private Commencement

Posted on: June 10, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College certainly likes athletics, but the bedrock value is clearly placed on academics.  Any Mount Aloysius coach will ratify that the focus on academics is the tradition on campus.  So when graduation time arrives academic achievement is celebrated even if the celebration needs to be a little non-traditional. Mountie catcher, Seth Shaffer… Read More »

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Michelle McGowan – Honorary Degree Citation

Posted on: June 2, 2014

Michelle McGowan Artist, Actor, Alumnae, Generous Spirit If, as Shakespeare tells us, action is eloquence then Michelle McGowan’s life is indeed a most eloquent story. The record of Michelle’s service to the arts and to her community beggars imagination and has left its mark on the lives of tens of thousands. Michelle’s story is the… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Recognizes Four Mercy Spirit Awardees

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Cresson, Pa.-At the recently held Academic Awards Evening at Mount Aloysius College, four graduates earned the first ever Mercy Spirit Awards.  These new Mount Aloysius College awards recognize the woman and man who best exemplify the Mount Aloysius traditions and spirit in both associate degree and bachelor degree graduating classes.  Faculty and staff nominate those students whose… Read More »

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