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Alumni & Homecoming Weekend

Alumni & Homecoming Weekend

October 7-9, 2022

A celebration of the Mount Aloysius Community for all alumni, students, employees, families, and friends!

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Featured Events

Featured Events

View the Full Schedule below.

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Comfort Inn (formerly Quality Inn)
111 Cook Rd., Ebensburg, PA, 15931, US
(814) 472-6100 or CLICK HERE to book your room
Room block named “Mount Aloysius Homecoming” will be held until September 7.

Double Queen Beds OR Single King Rooms Available
$126.50/nt
Available for two nights: October 7 & 8

Cresson and Mount Aloysius College are located just off U.S. Route 22, about 13 miles west of Altoona and 30 miles north of Johnstown. The city of Pittsburgh is about 90 miles to the west. We’re very easy to find. Just follow the signs near the Cresson exits on U.S. 22.

Please note that construction has begun on the Cresson Summit Exit on U.S. 22. That exit will be closed until November 2022. Please use the Cresson/Lilly/Route 53 Exit if you are coming from U.S. 22.

Google Map Directions

Directional signage will be present to ensure you find the right place to park. While we have plenty of on-campus parking, Parking Lot 6 is the most central lot to most areas of campus.

Campus Map

Nominate an alumnus/a for the Distinguished Alumni Award

Do you know an outstanding alumnus/a whose professional accomplishments and volunteer service reflect the Mercy tradition and contribute to the success and reputation of Mount Aloysius? The nomination form is now open for the Distinguished Alumni Award, which will be presented at Alumni & Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 8.

Nominate a Mountie
All submissions are due by September 9, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact Luke Fragello ’12, ’14, Director of Alumni Affairs:
LFragello@mtaloy.edu
814-886-6407

Full Schedule

Full Schedule

Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and changes have been made since the mailed invitation was received. This online schedule will always be the most up-to-date.

FRIDAY

October 7

  • Varies – Alumni Panels within Academic Classes

  • 3:30 p.m. – Mountie 5K Fundraiser – Sponsored by the Mount Aloysius Wellness Committee

    Register Here: https://form.jotform.com/222414484474053
    Note that registration is separate from the rest of Alumni & Homecoming Weekend.

    $20 per runner; $10 for MAC students
    First 100 registrants will receive a medal.

    Registration on the day of the event will open at 3 p.m.

  • 5:45 p.m. – Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
    Location: Athletic, Convocation, and Wellness Center (ACWC)

    CLICK HERE to register. Registration required.

    5:45-6:45 p.m. Cocktail Hour
    7:00 p.m. Dinner & Ceremony

  • 6:30-11 p.m. – Black Light Casino Night
    Location: Bertschi Multi-Purpose Room

  • 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. – Library Open Hours

  • 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. – Bookstore Hours

SATURDAY

October 8

  • 8-11:30 a.m. – Physical Therapy Assistant Seminar (for CEU Credits)
    Location: PTA Room – Main Admin Basement Level

    Contact Emily Houseknecht for registration: EHouseknecht@mtaloy.edu
    PROGRAM FLYER

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. – Alumni Association’s Annual Meeting
    Location: Wolf-Kuhn Gallery, Main Admin Building

  • 10 a.m. – Mass
    Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel

  • 11 a.m.-Noon – A Comfortable Cup of Tea
    Location: Wolf-Kuhn Gallery, Main Admin Building

    Learn the history of Mount Aloysius, the Religious Sisters of Mercy, and Mother Catherin McAuley (Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy)

  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Lunch
    Location: Cosgrave Student Center Dining Hall

  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Bookstore Open
    Location: Lower Level, Cosgrave Student Center

  • Noon-3 p.m. – Campus Carnival
    Location: Bertschi Center

    Inflatables, ax throwing, caricature artist drawings, face painting, balloons, mini golf, and more

  • 1 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball Match
    Location: Athletic, Convocation, and Wellness Center (ACWC)

  • 1:30-2:45 p.m.  – Campus Tour
    The tour will take off from Bertschi Center. The group will gather inside prior to leaving for the tour.

  • 3-5 p.m. – Sip & Paint Party
    Location: Wolf-Kuhn Gallery, Main Admin Building

  • 3 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball Alumni Game
    Location: Athletic, Convocation, and Wellness Center (ACWC)

  • 3 p.m. – Survivor: MAC Edition, Alumni vs Students w/ Aaron McGuire ’17, ’18
    Location: Cosgrave Student Center Meeting Rooms

    Must have played as a student to participate. Contact Aaron for registration: AMMST23@student.mtaloy.edu
    Check out the promotional video for the event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGcKqrJLbs8

  • 5:30 p.m. – Alumni Recognition Dinner
    Location: Alumni Hall

    A special dinner event where we will recognize the Distinguished Alumni Award winner(s), the Class of 1972 on their 50th reunion, and other classes celebrating special reunions.

    To nominate someone for the Distinguished Alumni Award, complete this form by September 9: https://forms.gle/GzhZ6bAJwTWPbAcg7

  • 7 p.m. – Bonfire
    Location: McAuley Hall Lawn

SUNDAY

October 9

  • 10 a.m. – Women’s Basketball Alumni Game
    Location: Athletic, Convocation, and Wellness Center (ACWC)

  • CANCELED – 11 a.m. – Men’s Basketball Alumni Game
    Location: Athletic, Convocation, and Wellness Center (ACWC)

    We are looking to plan an alumni game during the men’s basketball season. Stay tuned!

  • 1 p.m. – Survivor: MAC Edition, Alumni vs Students w/ Aaron McGuire ’17, ’18
    Location: Cosgrave Student Center Meeting Rooms

    Must have played as a student to participate. Contact Aaron for registration: AMMST23@student.mtaloy.edu
    Check out the promotional video for the event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGcKqrJLbs8