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Mounties to Add Men’s Volleyball

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College recently announced that it will add men’s volleyball as a varsity sport beginning in the 2021-2022 school year. Including this new addition, Mount Aloysius will offer 16 NCAA-sponsored sports for both men and women. The last addition was women’s lacrosse in 2019-2020. The Mountie men’s volleyball team will compete in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC).  “We are very excited to add men’s volleyball to our athletic department,” said [...]

2020-09-25T11:31:16-04:00September 25th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Celebrates Mercy Week

Cresson - Mount Aloysius College will celebrate its annual Mercy Week beginning Sep. 21 and culminating on Sept. 25 with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Mark Bartchak in the Our Lady of Mercy Chapel at 3 p.m. 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 seven Sisters of Mercy in 1853.  Mercy [...]

2020-09-22T17:47:11-04:00September 22nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Features Activist Creative Team for Convocation

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host its annual convocation virtually this year, due to restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. The presentation will feature keynote addresses by Ram Devineni and Dipti Mehta, an award-winning creative team who will speak on the College’s annual theme of “Leading Change.” The virtual Convocation will premiere on September 10 at 3:30 p.m. Ram Devineni is a filmmaker, publisher, and founder of Rattapallax based in New York City [...]

2020-09-09T15:52:03-04:00September 9th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Offers New Ways to Assist Students

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced two new ways to assist students in need, whether they face food insecurity or cannot afford professional clothes for an interview. The new programs are Catherine’s Cupboard, a food pantry sponsored by the College’s division of mission integration, and the Mountie Career Closet, a thrift store for professional clothing sponsored by the career development office. Catherine’s Cupboard, named after the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy Sr. [...]

2020-09-02T09:00:44-04:00September 2nd, 2020|General News|

Community Sidewalk Ribbon Cutting at Mount Aloysius College

Mount Aloysius College held an outdoor ribbon cutting today for the new Community Sidewalk that connects the Mount Aloysius campus to downtown Cresson. The project was made possible by a $666K Grant from PennDOT, a $100k investment from Mount Aloysius College, and additional support from Cresson Township for lighting along the sidewalk. The College also contributes physical and staff resources to maintain cleanliness, safety and overall use of the sidewalk from campus to town. The [...]

2020-08-28T11:24:00-04:00August 28th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Hosts 2020 Agriculture Summit

Cresson, Pa. - United States Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson hosted the second annual Agriculture Summit in-person and virtually with help from Mount Aloysius College. The summit addressed Pennsylvania farmers’ concerns related to COVID-19 and the status of the next relief package. Rep. Thompson was joined in-person on the Mount Aloysius campus by PA Farm Bureau President Rick Ebert. USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey and PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding joined the summit virtually. Nearly [...]

2020-08-20T09:52:44-04:00August 20th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Recognized as College of Distinction for 2020

Cresson, Pa. - For the 13th consecutive year, Mount Aloysius College has been recognized as a “College of Distinction.” In addition, the College’s business, education, and nursing departments, as well as the career development offices, have all been recognized for the 2020-2021 academic year. “We are thrilled with this honor and proud to continue our commitment to student success,” said Mount Aloysius College President John McKeegan. “This is driven by our entire faculty’s skill [...]

2020-08-10T16:53:44-04:00August 10th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius VITA Program Assists Community, Even During Shutdown

Cresson, Pa. - In spite of the coronavirus pandemic forcing the College to shut down, Mount Aloysius College student volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program managed to prepare 224 federal and state tax returns, as well as a number of local income tax returns and property tax / rent rebate filings. Excluding local returns and property tax / rent rebate filings, the VITA volunteers were able to achieve a total refund amount [...]

2020-07-22T10:22:08-04:00July 22nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College named Military Friendly for 10th Year

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has been awarded the Military FriendlyⓇ designation for the tenth consecutive year and achieved GOLD status for the second year. This distinction is awarded to higher education institutions that provide excellent service for the military and veteran members of their student bodies. A Military FriendlyⓇ school is chosen by VIQTORY Inc. and helps military personnel find the best schools in the country that will help them reach their educational [...]

2020-07-13T07:30:11-04:00July 13th, 2020|General News|

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