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Mount Aloysius College Announces Virtual Master’s Program Info Session

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host a virtual Graduate Night Information Session on Monday, April 12 from 6 to 6:30 p.m.  During this session, prospective students will be able to learn more about the Community Counseling and MBA graduate-level programs from faculty and staff. The information session also allows students to approach graduate school head-on by discussing financial aid opportunities, including federal aid and graduate assistantships, and review the admissions process and requirements. [...]

2021-04-08T11:28:05-04:00April 8th, 2021|Admissions News, 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 radiography on Tuesday, April 20 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 medical [...]

2021-04-08T11:25:52-04:00April 8th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Receives $900k Gift for Nursing Scholarships

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is the recent beneficiary of a generous gift, courtesy of a local community member. The late Veronica “Bernie” Kubica named the College as a recipient of a $900,000 trust to be used for scholarships for MAC nursing students. Kubica, an Altoona native, retired as a lieutenant colonel after a nearly 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force. Bernie was a charter member of both the Society of Air Force [...]

2021-03-31T13:37:28-04:00March 31st, 2021|General News|

Mount Named 2021 Top Adult Degree Program

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has been named to Abound’s 2021 list of Top Adult Degree Programs. Abound is a guidance system for adults seeking degrees both online and at in-person institutions. Mount Aloysius College was one of only 24 institutions in the state to receive the honor. “We qualified each school based on factors that cover the essential needs of the non-traditional student—accessibility, affordability, acceleration, and advancement,” Abound states on its website. “These [...]

2021-03-18T15:31:31-04:00March 18th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Professor Published by Smithsonian Magazine

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College Professor of Biology Dr. John Whitlock has been published in a February 18 article posted by Smithsonian Magazine for his work on reclassifying a dinosaur fossil discovered in 1883. Whitlock’s work, coauthored by Jeffrey Wilson Mantilla, originally appeared in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology in 2019. In addition to teaching at Mount Aloysius, Whitlock is a paleontologist and a research associate at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Whitlock and [...]

2021-03-10T16:40:31-05:00March 10th, 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 radiography on Monday, March 22 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 medical [...]

2021-03-10T16:38:14-05:00March 10th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Spring Open House

Cresson, Pa. —  Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit the 193-acre campus for an engaging open house on Saturday, March 20. 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 start at 9:30 a.m. During the event, campus representatives will highlight the many benefits of attending Mount Aloysius [...]

2021-03-02T15:30:29-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius to Present ‘Spamalot’ Virtually

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College’s theatre department will present Monty Python’s “Spamalot” virtually this March. The show, a musical comedy based on the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” will be presented in concert-style, and will feature 12 actors playing 30 roles. The production will be streaming March 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m. and March 7 at 2:00 p.m. “Spamalot” is the story of King Arthur, the Knights of the Round [...]

2021-03-01T10:57:10-05:00March 1st, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Celebrates Black History Month

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is hosting several events throughout February celebrating Black History Month. The events, a variety of in-person and virtual, include a film screening, a discussion of social identities over Zoom, an interactive spotlight on Black chefs in the College’s dining hall, a poetry reading, and more. The College will show the film “Within Our Gates,” a silent film directed by Black director Oscar Michaeux on February 18. This film was [...]

2021-02-16T16:25:08-05:00February 16th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Students Offer Free Tax Assistance

The Mount Aloysius College Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, staffed by Mount Aloysius students, is continuing to help area residents file their tax returns. Due to COVID-19, the Mount Aloysius College VITA program is only accepting returning clients and cannot accept new clients at this time. Volunteers will be reaching out to returning clients to schedule appointments. Michael Shipman, CPA, and his team of student volunteers offer free tax filing services for community members [...]

2021-02-09T15:55:30-05:00February 9th, 2021|General News|

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