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Mount Aloysius College Celebrates Mercy Week

Cresson - The Mount Aloysius College community is celebrating Mercy Week beginning Monday, Sept. 20. The annual festivities culminate on Friday, Sept. 24, with the observance of International Mercy Day from noon to 2:00 pm, with an event featuring food, activities, and games on campus. 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 its founding to the efforts of [...]

2021-09-17T15:11:13-04:00September 17th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Professor’s COVID Article Published Nationally

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College Professor of Education Dr. Sara Rutledge was recently published in the research journal for the National Association for Professional Development Schools. Rutledge’s article, titled “An Investigation of Mentor Teachers’ and Student Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of Co-Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” was co-authored by Dr. Mariha Shields and Dr. Sue Rieg. In the article, Rutledge and her co-authors looked at the case studies of nine participants to learn more about [...]

2021-09-10T14:33:53-04:00September 10th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Welcomes Largest Incoming Class in Six Years

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will welcome its new resident students on Friday, August 27 starting at 11 a.m. This College welcomes 394 new students this year, its largest incoming class since 2015. The class includes commuters and residents, traditional and non-traditional students, as well as two-year, four-year, and graduate-level students.    “We’re excited for all of our students to move in this weekend,” Mount Aloysius President John McKeegan said. “But it’s particularly exciting [...]

2021-08-31T09:40:09-04:00August 31st, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Recognized as 2021 College of Distinction

Cresson, Pa. - For the 14th consecutive year, Mount Aloysius College has been recognized as a “College of Distinction.” The College’s business, education, and nursing departments, as well as the career development and military support offices, have all also been recognized for the 2021-2022 academic year. “We are very proud to receive these honors from the Colleges of Distinction, and we are thrilled to continue our commitment to our students’ success,” said Mount Aloysius College [...]

2021-07-28T15:30:14-04:00July 28th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Celebrates 2021 DuBois Radiography Grads

DuBois, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College has announced the graduation of eight students from their radiography program at Penn Highlands Hospital DuBois on July 18, 2021. The Class of 2021 includes Colsey Brownlee of Reynoldsville; Paige Walk of Reynoldsville; Hannah Kirkwood of Brookville; Nichole Wilson of DuBois; Faith Pearce of Reynoldsville; Kayla Grohman of Walston; and Owen Dandoy of Brockport. “This group of individuals were goal-driven. Even through the pandemic, they never lost sight and [...]

2021-07-28T15:12:30-04:00July 28th, 2021|General News|

Academic Program and Faculty Highlights – Summer 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 2020/21 academic year. 2020/21 Academic Program Highlights The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program administered by the Accounting program within the Business Department had another productive tax season.  Seven volunteers prepared a total of 222 state and federal tax returns from 2/15/2021 through 4/30/2021.  [...]

2021-07-08T12:30:45-04:00July 6th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces 2021 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2021 during two Commencement ceremonies held at the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center on May 15. One ceremony was for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the other ceremony celebrated the graduates of the School of Business, Arts & Sciences. During the events, 154 graduates who completed their degree requirements in their respective majors were recognized. The events were [...]

2021-07-14T13:14:30-04:00July 1st, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Esports Summer Camp

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced that it will host an esports camp this summer in partnership with The Esports Company. The camp is focused mostly on the marketing and production aspects of esports, and is geared toward students going into 7th grade through incoming high school seniors. The camp will be held on the Mount Aloysius College campus July 12 - 14. “Camp attendees will be given freedom to follow their passions [...]

2021-07-13T09:24:24-04:00July 1st, 2021|General News|

MAC Releases Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2021. 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 achieved a GPA of 3.70, or 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 Spring 2021 are: Abingdon, Md.: Katherine [...]

2021-08-03T07:50:23-04:00June 28th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Brings ASL Program to Local High School

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has partnered with Forest Hills High School to offer American Sign Language classes to students. The class, which currently has 15 students, is the equivalent of American Sign Language 1 at the Mount and is taught by one of the Mount’s Deaf ASL professors, Frank Sankey. Students currently enrolled in the class will receive three credits upon completion. Funding for the program was generously provided through a grant from [...]

2021-06-03T14:19:53-04:00June 3rd, 2021|General News|

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  • Week 3: Completed ✅ Keep it up, Mounties!
  •  #MountiePride  to Dr. Sara Rutledge, whose article, “An Investigation of Mentor Teachers’ and Student Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of Co-Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” was recently published in the research journal for the National Association for Professional Development Schools. ⁠ ⁠ Read more about Dr. Rutledge's article by following the link in our bio to our news page. Stay up to date with the Education department by following  @maceducationdepartment 
  • 20 years ago, the Mount Aloysius College community gathered together to pray and reflect on the tragedies that occurred in New York, Washington D.C., and Shanksville, PA. These images, taken from the 2001-2002 yearbook capture part of the immediate campus response on 9-11-01. Today at 11 a.m. we will host a Rosary Walk for Peace in front of Main to pray for peace in the world and in remembrance of the lives lost.  #neverforget 
  •  #MountiePride  for our Admissions/Financial Aid team! They celebrated the largest incoming class since 2015 yesterday, and they've already set their sights on Fall 2022. Mount Aloysius is an amazing place, and these are the incredible people who share that message with the world.

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