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Mount Aloysius College Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. The list is issued each semester and honors students enrolled in at least 12 semester hours who have achieved a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or higher, or to students enrolled in nine to 11 semester hours who achieved a GPA of 3.7, or to students enrolled in six to eight semester hours and who earned a [...]

2020-06-30T14:57:48-04:00June 16th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Plans for a Fall Semester Return to Campus

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College announced today plans to resume in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester. Classes will start one week earlier on August 24, with in-person classes ending just before Thanksgiving, and final exams taken remotely. “In-person classes and an on-campus learning community are at the core of our mission,” wrote John McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius College in an announcement on Wednesday. “With that said, things will look different this fall [...]

2020-06-10T14:28:08-04:00June 10th, 2020|General News|

Incoming Students Awarded Mount Aloysius Presidential Scholarship

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College announced the names of students awarded the Mercy Presidential Scholarship. This is one of the College’s most competitive scholarships available to incoming freshmen, awarding students $56,000 over four years. The incoming Mounties are members of the 19th cohort of Mercy Presidential Scholars. These high-achieving scholars will serve as on-campus ambassadors for visitors and prospective students during their time at Mount Aloysius. The Mercy Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students [...]

2020-05-13T11:44:40-04:00May 13th, 2020|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Athletics Repeats AMCC Top Academic Award

Cresson, Pa. – On Wednesday, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) announced that Mount Aloysius College won the conference’s “Institutional Peak Performer Award” for the second straight year and the fourth time in the last nine years. The annual award is presented to the conference institution that places the highest percentage of student-athletes on the AMCC Academic All-Conference Team. Mount Aloysius College President John Mills expressed his pride for the success of student-athletes in and [...]

2020-04-15T13:53:36-04:00April 15th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces New President

Cresson, PA - The Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees announced today that John N. McKeegan, J.D. will serve as the College’s 15th president. Mr. McKeegan is Vice President for Institutional Advancement and General Counsel at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, and has held leadership positions there since 2010. McKeegan will begin his presidency on June 1, 2020, following the retirement of Dr. John W. Mills who has served Mount Aloysius College for the past [...]

2020-04-02T12:41:27-04:00April 2nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Community Carries On Mission during Shutdown

Cresson, PA - Even with the college’s doors closed due to the statewide shutdown, Mount Aloysius students and staff are finding ways to serve in the community. Led by Brianna Baker, director of mission & ministry, and Amy Kanich, director of campus ministry, a team of Mounties has been volunteering to help local elementary and high school students. “It is an uncertain time, and a time when we feel the Mount Aloysius College mission and [...]

2020-03-30T13:57:38-04:00March 30th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius and Eastern Cambria Chamber Host Business Series

Mount Aloysius College and the Eastern Cambria County Chamber of Commerce held their first Business and Community Connection Coffee Session on March 6, 2020 on the College’s campus. Several local businesses were in attendance for the topic, “How can area data help your business?” The discussion included themes such as forecasting and managing with data, streamlining operations, employee recruitment, and data solutions for small businesses. The conversation also included ways that Mount Aloysius College students [...]

2020-03-09T12:07:03-04:00March 9th, 2020|General News|

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|

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