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AMCC Postpones Most Fall Sports

Cresson, PA - Please see the statement below from President John McKeegan regarding the postponement of fall athletic competition. Greetings, Mounties, Today, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) decided to postpone intercollegiate athletic competition for these sports for the fall 2020 season: soccer, volleyball, cross country, and basketball. Golf and women’s tennis will continue this fall; the conference is still discussing the possibility of moving the postponed seasons to the spring semester. Neither the College [...]

2020-08-03T16:28:48-04:00August 3rd, 2020|General News|

Five Mount Alumni Recognized in ‘20 Under 40’

Cresson, Pa. - Five Mount Aloysius alumni have been selected as “20 Under 40” by the Altoona Mirror and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce. Selections are made based on entrepreneurial spirit, business success, and community service intended to better the region.  “We’re so proud that 25% of this year’s list are Mounties,” said Mount Aloysius College President John McKeegan. “Combining education, service and leadership are at our core. These and many other alumni around [...]

2020-06-15T11:41:26-04:00June 15th, 2020|Alumni News, General News|

Message from President McKeegan Regarding the Tragic Death of George Floyd and the National Unrest

To the Mount Aloysius College community, In a time of tragedy, it is helpful to recall that which binds us together. The Mount Aloysius Philosophy Statement encourages us to synthesize faith with learning, to develop competence with compassion, to put talents and gifts at the service of others, and to begin to assume leadership in the world community. It emphasizes values of justice, hospitality, mercy, and service. Personally and on behalf of the College, racial [...]

2020-06-02T16:56:29-04:00June 2nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Cannabis-Related Certificate Programs 

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced three non-credit continuing education certificate programs to those in fields impacted by medical and recreational cannabis use, such as business, healthcare, and law. The certificates are in partnership with Green Flower, a national leader in cannabis education. The programs will be fully online and will launch in early July 2020. Dr. Joseph Bobak, Department Chair of the Justice, Law, and Society Department at Mount Aloysius, says [...]

2020-06-26T11:17:47-04:00May 27th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Student Receives National Veteran Leadership Award

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College student John Price will be awarded the 2020 Student Veteran Leadership Award from G.I. Jobs magazine. The award is given to 48 veteran students across the United States who show exemplary leadership and involvement in their community.  Price, of Williamsburg, PA, is a 2020 graduate of the College’s physical therapy assistant program and is working to complete a bachelor’s in natural science. He also serves as the president of [...]

2020-05-04T15:58:38-04:00May 4th, 2020|Alumni News, General News|

Vox Nova Presents Stations Concert in March

Cresson, Pa. - To highlight the season of Lent, Vox Nova of Mount Aloysius College will perform “The Footsteps to Calvary”.  Remembering the sacrifice of Christ is repeated throughout Lent by praying the Stations of the Cross. Vox Nova adds music to this service and creates an atmosphere of reflection and meditation. After each station is read aloud by the choir ensemble, the subsequent piece of music will match the content and tone of that [...]

2020-03-03T12:40:40-05:00February 20th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College President Dr. John W. Mills Announces Retirement

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College President Dr. John Mills has announced his intent to retire in June 2020 after three years of service to the institution. Anticipating Dr. Mill’s retirement, the Mount Aloysius College board of trustees has launched a nationwide presidential search. "We are extremely appreciative of John's dedication to the College, and the board wishes him all the best in his retirement," said Richard Rose, chairperson of the Mount Aloysius College board [...]

2020-02-11T15:56:20-05:00February 11th, 2020|General News|

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