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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|

Mount President, Vice President Named to Local Leadership List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College President, John McKeegan, J.D., and Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Tracy McFarland, have both been named to PA Business Central’s Top 100 People for 2021. The list seeks to highlight individuals who contribute to the economic and social life of central Pennsylvania. Honorees were selected based on vision, dedication, drive, and impact. “The stories of these individuals can provide instruction, inspiration and the motivation to raise our own [...]

2021-02-02T16:22:19-05:00February 2nd, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Partnership with Johnson College in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced a partnership with Johnson College, a two-year, private college in Scranton, PA, that enables students to continue their academic endeavors beyond an associate degree. Beginning fall 2021, students graduating from the physical therapist assistant program at Johnson College are able to transfer into Mount Aloysius College’s leadership in healthcare program. Graduates of Johnson College’s radiologic technology program can choose to transfer to Mount Aloysius College to earn [...]

2021-01-27T11:45:40-05:00January 27th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Nursing and Health Science Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Cresson, Pa. – Starting Monday, January 18, Mount Aloysius College nursing and health science students working in a clinical setting are being vaccinated for COVID-19 in coordination with several local hospitals. Health professions students and trainees and part of the current phase, 1A, of the Pennsylvania's vaccine rollout. The majority of MAC clinical students are being vaccinated at UPMC Altoona and Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Some students will be vaccinated at other regional hospitals. “We [...]

2021-01-25T13:57:28-05:00January 25th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Student Secures Grant for Local Fire Department

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College MBA student Richard Clark assisted Keystone Regional Fire & Rescue Department in securing a $10,000 grant for an upgrade to the department’s radio system. Clark wrote the grant as part of his MBA Fund Development class. The Keystone Regional Fire & Rescue Department (KRFRD) is a cooperative effort between the Cresson Volunteer Fire Company and the Lily Volunteer Fire Company to provide comprehensive fire and rescue services to the [...]

2021-01-22T14:58:27-05:00January 22nd, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Hosts Ribbon Cutting for 3D Anatomy Visualization System

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College will cut the ribbon for their new virtual human dissection Anatomage Table which was purchased with the help of a $100,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust. The virtual ribbon cutting will be live streamed from the Mount Aloysius campus on Tuesday, January 19, at 8:30 a.m. The event will include remarks as well as a demonstration. The table will allow students to virtually dissect subjects in a [...]

2021-01-13T10:52:43-05:00January 13th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Releases Fall 2020 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to release the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2020. The Dean’s List honors students enrolled full-time who have achieved a 3.50 grade point average (GPA) or better, or students enrolled part-time who have earned a GPA of 3.70, or students enrolled in six to eight semester hours and have earned a 3.9 GPA. Mount Aloysius College students named to the Dean’s List for fall 2020 [...]

2021-01-05T10:44:52-05:00January 5th, 2021|General News|

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  •  #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.
  • St. Aloysius Academy students were doing it for the 'Gram all the way back in 1908.  #throwback 

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