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Mount Aloysius College Board Extends President’s Contract

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees has announced a contract extension for President John N. McKeegan, J.D. for the next five years through 2028. McKeegan joined the College in 2020 and is the 15th president of the College. “This decision reflects our confidence in John, who will continue demonstrating diligence, dedication, and his love of the College every day,” said Adam Sheetz, President of the Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees. [...]

2023-05-25T08:49:12-04:00May 25th, 2023|General News|

Mountie Students Partner with Local Library to Provide Seed Library

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College students and faculty are partnering with the Portage Public Library to loan seeds out to the community. The lending library will officially open to the public on Tuesday, May 23, at 5:30 P.M. For this project, the 24 Biology II students were tasked with collecting seeds and making packets, which will be shared at the seed lending library. In addition to collecting the seeds, the students also created an [...]

2023-05-16T15:53:26-04:00May 16th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Second Annual Gaelic Gathering

Cresson, Pa. – For the second year in a row, Mount Aloysius College will host a Gaelic Gathering on May 11, starting at 5pm in front of the Main Administration Building on campus. The festive event, open to alumni, employees, members of the Class of 2023, and community members, is a fundraiser for Mountie student service trips, as well as study abroad trips. Highlighting the Irish roots of Mount Aloysius, the event will feature themed [...]

2023-05-09T15:39:56-04:00May 9th, 2023|Alumni News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Nurses Achieve 100% NCLEX Pass Rate

Cresson, Pa. – Fall 2022 graduates of Mount Aloysius College’s BSN program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN Exam). The recent graduates are now all licensed registered nurses in several states across the US. “I’m proud of our graduates. They worked extremely hard throughout this program,” said Heather Zonts, director of the nursing department and the BSN program chairperson at Mount Aloysius. “The NCLEX is designed to really [...]

2023-05-04T13:02:47-04:00May 4th, 2023|General News|

Mount Hosted Presentation by Retired FBI Behavioral Profiler

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College’s Department of Justice, Law, and Society hosted a presentation on serial killers and criminal behavioral analysis thanks to a grant from the RASKOB Foundation. The presentation, called Homicidal Sexual Predators: Inside the Minds of Notorious Serial Killers, featured guest instruction from William Hagmaier, retired FBI agent. This free training took place Friday, April 28 from 9am to 4pm in the Bertschi Center on the Mount Aloysius Campus. William Hagmaier [...]

2023-05-02T10:29:46-04:00May 2nd, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Showcase Student Research & Experiences

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College will highlight research and experiential learning this week in the First Annual Student Experiential Showcase. This event combines the 18th Annual Research Symposium with the former Service Learning Expo into a new event to allow students to share their experiences. Sixty-four posters representing more than one hundred students will be shared in the College's Athletic Convocation & Wellness Center (ACWC) on April 27 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Posters [...]

2023-04-26T15:05:00-04:00April 26th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College “Elevated” Brand Wins 6 National, Global Awards

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced that its new “Elevated” brand, developed entirely in-house, has won six awards in four national and global competitions, including four Gold awards, one First Place, and one “Best Of.” The brand, which launched in summer 2022, is themed around “Elevated,” and introduces the College’s promise of “unmatched support” for all students. The honors include gold awards for Integrated Marketing Campaign, Total Advertising Campaign, and Total Recruitment [...]

2023-06-27T10:07:01-04:00April 26th, 2023|General News|

Mount Theatre Department to Present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” as their spring production. The show runs from April 27 through 29. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the Alumni Hall stage, with doors opening at 7:00 p.m.. “Spelling Bee” follows six children in a high-stakes spelling bee, each of them trying to win first place in the county spelling bee to achieve their hopes of [...]

2023-04-20T14:33:03-04:00April 20th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Hold April Open House

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit campus for an open house on Saturday, April 29. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with Mount Aloysius faculty, speak with admissions counselors, tour the campus, and learn more about Mount Aloysius’ programs and offerings. The open house will start at 10:00 a.m. and will last until roughly 2:00 p.m. During the event, campus representatives will explain the many benefits [...]

2023-04-19T11:35:43-04:00April 19th, 2023|Admissions News, General News|

Vox Nova to Present ‘Mellow Memories’

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College’s student choir, Vox Nova, will be performing their concert “Mellow Memories” this spring, featuring popular songs from the early 20th century. The concert will be held Monday, April 17th at 7:00 pm in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel. Vox Nova director Nancy Way said, “The smooth and rich popular songs of America from the 1930s and 1940s are still as memorable today as they were in their heyday. Vox [...]

2023-04-14T12:04:00-04:00April 14th, 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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