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Mount Aloysius College Selected as a “Best Value School”

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College has been selected out of nearly 8,000 postsecondary schools as a recipient of the Best Value School award for 2020/2021. The award is issued by University Research & Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a postsecondary school. There is a rigorous selection process conducted by a committee of former college presidents, university CEOs, provosts, and professors. Mount Aloysius College president, Dr. John [...]

2020-03-03T13:13:05-05:00March 3rd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Nursing Faculty Contribute to “National League for Nursing” Book

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College Nursing Faculty Nicole Custer, Ph.D., and Heather Zonts, Ph.D., recently contributed to the “Academic Clinical Nurse Educator Review Book: The Official NLN Guide to the CNE®cl Exam.” Their contributions included content review as well as the creation of practice questions which are included in the manual. “It was an exciting project,” said Dr. Zonts. “The experience will not only help other educators, it will help us with formation of [...]

2020-02-18T15:21:28-05:00February 18th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Awarded $100,000 for 3D Anatomy Visualization System

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to be used for the purchase of a virtual human dissection Anatomage Table that will be used to enhance the teaching of anatomy in the College’s health science programs. The table will allow students to virtually dissect subjects in a 3D environment, and complete quizzes using built-in software. The College plans to launch the new system in [...]

2020-02-17T12:53:28-05:00February 17th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Offers Free Tax Help

Cresson, Pa. - Students of Mount Aloysius College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are volunteering to help area residents needing assistance with their tax returns again this year. This free service lets tax filers "walk in" and meet with a preparer to drop off their tax return information before being contacted once their returns have been completed usually within 1-2 weeks. The services will be offered from Feb. 10 through Apr. 9, 2020 in [...]

2020-02-06T11:36:03-05:00February 6th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Students Serve with Habitat for Humanity

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College students kicked off the spring semester with a week of service in Winston-Salem, NC before classes started. Ten Mounties, accompanied by two MAC staff members, volunteered with Habitat For Humanity in the national collegiate challenge. From January 12-18, 2020, Mount Aloysius students built a Habitat Home, refurbished existing Habitat homes and did landscaping. In past years, Mount Aloysius students have assisted in every part of constructing a home, from [...]

2020-01-24T16:25:13-05:00January 24th, 2020|General News|

Study: Mount Aloysius College generated $69 million in economic activity

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College is an economic engine for Cambria and surrounding counties, generating a total of $69 million in economic activity and supporting more than 642 full-time jobs throughout the state during the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  The study by the Hanover Research consultancy also found that Mount Aloysius College is in the top 40 largest employers in Cambria County. “Every dollar invested in Mount Aloysius pays substantial dividends back to people in [...]

2020-01-20T09:36:22-05:00January 20th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Celebrates December Grads

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College conferred degrees upon 78 graduates during ceremonies held recently for students who had completed their degree requirements after the Fall Semester of 2019. The event took place in the College’s ACWC. Mount Aloysius College graduates at the end of the fall semester include: AL Baha, Saudi Arabia Ali Mohammed Alzahrani, Bachelor of Science - Information Technology AL Dahran, Saudi Arabia: Mortdha Mohammed AL-Farhan, Bachelor of Science - Information Technology [...]

2020-01-17T15:31:08-05:00January 17th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Fall 2019 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2019. The Dean’s List is issued each semester and honors students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours who have achieved a 3.50 grade point average (GPA), or students enrolled in nine to 11 semester hours and earned a GPA of 3.70. or students enrolled in six to eight semester hours and earned a 3.9 GPA. Mount Aloysius College [...]

2020-01-16T13:31:18-05:00January 15th, 2020|General News|

MAC Hosts MLK Jr. Week Panel on Diversity in Higher Ed

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce an MLK Jr. Week panel discussion on diversity in higher education. The panel will take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in historic Alumni Hall. Panelists will share their unique perspectives covering topics on race, gender, identity, mental health and more. The panelists include: David Berbrich, IUP Director of Billing/Student Housing; Denita Kelly, the University of Cincinnati - Assistant Director of Residence Life; [...]

2020-01-13T14:22:37-05:00January 13th, 2020|General News|

Angel Tree Benefits 100+ children

Mount Aloysius College students, faculty and staff supported more than 100 local children from six different school districts this holiday season. Each year, the College sponsors an Angel Tree and St. Nicholas Market that allows students and employees to donate toys for children. The tradition goes back more than 20 years. Mountie students (L-R) Alyson Corey of Williamsport, Corrin Dagostin of Sugarloaf; Noah Ports of Portage; Stephanie Spacht of Colver; Nathan Smith of Bradford, and [...]

2019-12-20T15:44:01-05:00December 20th, 2019|General News|

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