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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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Nursing All in the Family for Three Generations of Mount Aloysius Grads

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Commencement at Mount Aloysius College witnessed three generations of nurses in full academic regalia.  Two were graduates and one was a Mount Aloysius College Nursing faculty member.  From left are: Rose Bender, from Ashville, Pa. who just finished her Associate of Science degree in Nursing; Nancy White, BSN, RN,  from Dysart, Pa. just earned her Bachelor of Science… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius’ Lindsy Sammarco Named AMCC Woman of the Year

Posted on: May 21, 2014

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College standout Lindsy Sammarco (Patton, Pa./Bishop Carroll) has been named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Woman of the Year for 2013-2014 for her tremendous accomplishments in the classroom, in the community and on the playing field.  With the award, Sammarco will be the AMCC’s nominee to the National Collegiate Athletic… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Mercy Youth Initiative Earns Community Foundation Support

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has notified Mount Aloysius College that their Mercy Youth Initiative Program has received a grant for $5,000.  The grant was made through the Foundation’s Community Initiatives Fund and is aimed at enhanced programming.  The Mercy Youth Initiative is sponsored by Mount Aloysius College with assistance from Goodwill Industries… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius Graduates Six Community Counseling Grads

Posted on: May 12, 2014

Six area residents will further their counseling careers after earning their Master of Science degrees in Community Counseling during Commencement on Saturday, May 10th at Mount Aloysius College.  Five of the six shown here are, from left:  Danielle Elizabeth Rupert of Altoona, Pa.; Melissa R. Eckroth from Johnstown; Lyndsey Marie Hrusovsky from Summerhill, Pa.; Terriann L. Grove from… Read More »

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Mount Aloysius College Announces 2014 Commencement Speakers

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley announced that a husband and wife team will deliver the College’s Seventy Fourth Commencement Address on Saturday, May 10th in the College’s new Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center.  Pulitzer prize winning-author and executive editor of The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette, David Shribman and his wife, GlobalPost correspondent and… Read More »

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