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First National Bank Donation Supports Dual Enrollment at Mount Aloysius

Cresson, Pa. - First National Bank recently donated $6,000 to Mount Aloysius College via the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The donation will go towards the College’s dual enrollment program. Mount Aloysius College’s dual enrollment program offers high school students the opportunity to take reduced-tuition courses for college credit at their high school. These courses allow students to enter college a step ahead, with credits already on their transcripts, so they can better explore [...]

2021-11-24T09:45:47-05:00November 24th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius “Night in the Vineyard” Fundraiser Raises Over $120,000

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College recently hosted a “Night in the Vineyard” dinner gala to raise funds for student scholarships. The event raised more than $120,000 towards scholarships for Mount Aloysius students. The “Night in the Vineyard,” occured on Saturday, November 6 and featured a three-course meal paired with wines of the Pacific Northwest. David Ulbricht, owner and winemaker at SchöneTal Cellars, Oregon, provided background information and commentary on the wines paired with each [...]

2021-11-22T16:40:57-05:00November 22nd, 2021|General News|

Vox Nova Presents “Bravo Broadway!”

Cresson, Pa. - Vox Nova, Mount Aloysius College’s student choir, will perform “Bravo Broadway!” which will feature music from many different musicals. Some of the songs featured come from musicals such as The Sound of Music, Godspell, and Little Shop of Horrors.  “So far, this is becoming one of my favorite concerts that I have worked on in my time here,” says junior Vox Nova member Wes Caton. “Not only is the music itself great, [...]

2021-11-15T14:29:50-05:00November 15th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Lacrosse Team Donates to Veterans Organization

Cresson, Pa. - In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Mount Aloysius College women’s lacrosse team went above and beyond for those who have served our country.  The 16-member team raised $550 through a t-shirt sale, as well as collected boxes of food, hygiene, and health supplies for Operation Support Our Troops. Operation Support Our Troops is a non-profit organization that supports military service members, both stationed abroad and those who have returned home, by supplying [...]

2021-11-12T14:05:32-05:00November 12th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Theatre Presents Charlie Brown Christmas

Cresson, Pa.- To ring in the Christmas season, the Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department will be presenting Charlie Brown Christmas. Performances will be held in Alumni Hall at Mount Aloysius on November 11 and 12 at 6:30 p.m., and on November 13 at 10:00 a.m. In addition to the three public performances, the department invites area students and their families to attend the show on Friday, November 12 at noon. The show follows Charlie Brown [...]

2021-11-08T13:27:08-05:00November 8th, 2021|General News|

Mount to Host Wine Pairing Fundraiser

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is hosting a wine pairing dinner event to raise necessary funds for student scholarships. The event, called “A Night in the Vineyard,” will feature a three-course dinner paired with wines of the Pacific Northwest. All proceeds will go towards scholarships for Mount Aloysius students. The dinner and wine pairing will be held November 6 from 5:30 to 9:30 pm in the Bertschi Center on the Mount Aloysius College campus. [...]

2021-11-10T08:39:24-05:00November 3rd, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Hold Radiography Open House at Dubois Hospital

Dubois, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host an open house for area residents interested in studying radiography on Monday, November 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The open house 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 house is the perfect opportunity to get more information about the program and to learn more about careers available in [...]

2021-11-02T15:25:11-04:00November 1st, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces November Open House

Cresson, Pa. —  Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit campus for an open house this fall. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with Mount Aloysius faculty, chat with admissions counselors, tour the campus, and learn more about Mount Aloysius’ programs and offerings. The open house will be held on November 11. The open house will start at 10 a.m. and will last until roughly 1 p.m. During the event, [...]

2021-10-26T08:21:53-04:00October 26th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Academic Program & Faculty Highlights – Fall 2021

Our faculty are always engaged in interesting academic projects such as conducting research, publishing articles/books, and participating in academic conferences. Below is a sample of program-level and faculty highlights from the Fall 2021 semester. Academic Program Updates The Information Technology Department applied to become a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity through the National Security Agency in August. The College is awaiting approval. Justin Williams (Cyber Defense Coach and MAC Adjunct Instructor) created two [...]

2021-10-25T10:19:15-04:00October 25th, 2021|General News|

Annual Mount Pink Out Game to Pass $25,000 Raised

Cresson, Pa. - An annual fundraising event held by the Mount Aloysius College women’s volleyball team and the College’s Wellness Committee is set to pass $25,000 total raised in its 14-year history. The Pink Out Game is held annually and raises money for the Joyce Murtha Breast Cancer Center. The 2021 Pink Out Game versus La Roche University will be held October 20 at 7pm in the ACWC. As of 2020, the College has raised [...]

2021-10-18T15:09:37-04:00October 18th, 2021|General News|

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