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Mount Aloysius Ranked Third for Cybersecurity Associate’s Degree

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College ranked third on Cybersecurity Guide’s 2024 list of the top 25 cybersecurity associate degrees across the country. Professional rankings and accreditations assure students they will receive a quality education in their area of study. “We’re proud of our dedicated cybersecurity faculty and students, and we’re grateful that our program is again recognized for real excellence,” said Dr. Dave Haschak, Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Mount. “This ranking [...]

2024-06-03T15:42:22-04:00June 3rd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Nursing Student Receives Award for Emergency Response

Cresson, Pa. – When a fellow patron at a Sheetz in Johnstown began to experience a medical emergency,  Mount Aloysius College Level 1 nursing student Joe Marino sprang into action by performing CPR and providing aid. On Wednesday, May 1, Mount Aloysius President John McKeegan presented Marino, a graduate of United High School, with the “Mountie Pride Award” in recognition of his willingness to help others and his showcasing of Mercy in action. Caption: Joe [...]

2024-05-02T13:11:20-04:00May 2nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Celebrate Experiential Learning Week

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College will showcase the research and experiential learning of their students at Experiential Learning Week. This celebration will be a combination of two events: the Student Research Symposium and the Career-Based & Service Learning Showcase. The Career-Based & Service Learning Showcase will be held in the Bertschi Center on April 23 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. The Student Research Symposium is April 25 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the [...]

2024-04-24T10:58:24-04:00April 22nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Presents Pink-Out Donations

Cresson, Pa. - Members of the Mount Aloysius College women's volleyball team presented a check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, continuing the team's annual tradition of donations. The funds were raised during the 2023 Pink-Out Game, yearly event hosted in October at a select women's volleyball home game. This year, the team raised $2,552. They have donated more than $30,000 since the team started hosting Pink-Out Games. Photo caption: (L-R) Erin Goins, Director [...]

2024-03-26T14:56:00-04:00March 26th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces December 2023 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College conferred degrees upon over 80 graduates during a Winter Commencement ceremony on December 8 in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. The invocation for the event was delivered by Rachel Soisson of Cresson, PA, and Enoch Wiredu of Aberdeen, MD, presented the student welcome. Additionally, Madison Johnson of Hopewell, PA, gave the student commencement address. The commencement speaker was Stella Somiari, Ph.D., Senior Director of the Chan Soon-Shiong [...]

2024-02-02T11:12:59-05:00February 2nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Releases Fall 2023 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2023. The Dean’s List honors full-time students who have earned at least a 3.50 grade point average (GPA), part-time students who have earned a GPA of 3.70, and students enrolled in six to eight semester hours who earned a 3.9 GPA. Mount Aloysius College students named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2023 are: Aberdeen, MD: [...]

2024-01-30T15:08:22-05:00January 30th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Adds NCAA Rifle Team

Cresson, Pa. –  Mount Aloysius College is launching a co-ed NCAA rifle team, adding to the College’s list of 17 varsity athletics programs for the 2024-25 academic year. The Mount will have the only NCAA team in Pennsylvania. “There are 54 high school rifle teams across the commonwealth, 20 of which are in Cambria or the surrounding six counties,” says John McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius College. “PA students who want to continue to participate [...]

2024-01-24T13:00:44-05:00January 24th, 2024|General News|

Mountie Esports Qualifies for Regional Championship, Heads to Massachusetts

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College esports team recently qualified for the Collegiate Esports Commissioners Cup (CECC) regional competition after an Overwatch 2 qualifier win. The five-player team will travel to Foxborough, MA, on October 27 to compete in CECC’s 2024 East Regional Championship. In the qualifier round, the Mountie esports team won early on in a competition with Pace University. Then, after a loss to nationally ranked Fisher College, the Mounties were [...]

2023-10-23T13:50:36-04:00October 23rd, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius Awarded $100,000 for New Cybersecurity Lab

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College, nationally recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, has received a $100,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust for computer equipment to enhance a new cybersecurity lab. Twenty five cutting-edge computers and monitors will bolster a state-of-the-art learning experience for cybersecurity and information technology students. The College plans to launch the new lab at the start of the spring 2024 semester. “Mount Aloysius is proud [...]

2023-10-06T08:31:31-04:00October 6th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Celebrates Mercy Week 2023

Cresson, Pa. - The Mount Aloysius College community celebrated Mercy Week, an annual tradition that honors the College’s history and values, beginning Thursday, September 21 with the annual All-College Liturgy and concluding on Friday, September 29 with the construction of the “Cereal Wall of Mercy,” made of donated cereal boxes. The College is one of 17 colleges and universities in the United States that are affiliated with the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Mount Aloysius traces [...]

2023-10-05T10:48:32-04:00October 5th, 2023|General News|

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  • Revolution, love, and comedy will fill the stage as the Mount Aloysius Theatre Department presents "Urinetown: The Musical" in Alumni Hall. Come catch this satirical and dystopian show March 31, April 1, and April 2 at 7:30 p.m with the doors opening at 7:00 p.m.⁠ ⁠ Tickets are free and donations will be accepted to benefit the Tim Michrina Endowed Scholarship Fund.
  • Shout out to the 20 Mounties who are spending their Spring Break serving others on a service trip near New York City. You are truly living the Mercy values.  #MountiePride 
  • Thanks to professors Anthony Dragani, Jeff Sunseri, Laura Lansing, and Matt Arsenault and librarian Maggie Lykens for sharing their expertise with Mount students and employees at Pop-up Colloquium: Understanding Ukraine last week. Your candor and knowledge was appreciated by everyone in attendance.
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