On Wednesday, October 27, Mount Aloysius College students James Kealey of Rawlings, MD (left) and Virginia Hillman of Niagara Falls, NY (right) presented Melvin Fees (center) of the Cresson Area Lions Club with a box of eyeglasses which were collected and donated by the Mount Aloysius Psychology Club. The glasses will be distributed by the Lions Club to individuals who are economically disadvantaged and visually impaired.
Cresson, Pa. - For its fall play, the Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department looked locally to find a playwright. Because of COVID restrictions, director Nathan Magee had to rethink what the department’s season was going to look like. After some restructuring and repurposing, Magee decided on presenting “Lockdown: An Evening of 10-Minute Plays by David L. Williams.” “I had the pleasure of meeting David last year, and we began discussing a collaboration where we would [...]
Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has received a grant in the amount of $290,698 from the Office on Violence Against Women at the United States Department of Justice to establish a Healthy Relationships Resource Center. The Center, which will be implemented by the College’s Department of Student Affairs, will prevent, respond to, and educate the Mount Aloysius community about sexual assault and other domestic violence issues, both off- and on-campus. The initiative will provide [...]
Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host their biennial Conference on College Teaching virtually this year in order to accommodate attendees during the pandemic. The conference aims to bring high school and higher education faculty together to foster discourse on student learning, pedagogical approaches, and student engagement. This year’s conference will be held on October 23, and features poster and paper presentations from professors from around the region, as well as a keynote presentation. [...]
Dubois, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host open houses for area residents interested in radiography on Wednesday, October 14 and Monday, November 9 at 6 p.m. The open houses will take place in the Central Resource Center of Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois West. The entire program is completed onsite at the hospital. The open houses are the perfect opportunity to get more information about the program and to learn more about careers available in [...]
In conjunction with the celebration of Mercy Week at Mount Aloysius College, Vox Nova has created a concert featuring music written by Sisters of Mercy. A number of the songs performed feature personal prayers of Sr. Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, and some pieces were written specifically for Mount Aloysius. The night of music depicts the history and legacy of the College. Due to the risk of coronavirus, all singers were [...]
Cresson, Pa. - After a national search, Mount Aloysius College announced that John A. Farkas, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Farkas will be responsible for guiding and overseeing all development and alumni relations activities for the College. “John brings substantial depth and breadth of experience to this vice presidential role,” said John N. McKeegan, J.D., President of Mount Aloysius College. “His understanding of higher education, including leadership success in philanthropy, and [...]