A Mountie Family Legacy

Not many families can say that they have a legacy, especially a college legacy. For the Wright family, this legacy at Mount Aloysius College started back in 1987, when Cathy George Wright received her associate degree in business administration. Cathy received two more degrees from the Mount in ‘95 and ‘06 before both of her children made the decision to study at MAC when it was time for them to make college decisions. On top [...]

2022-01-26T14:09:32-05:00August 19th, 2021|

There’s No Place Like Home: From Mountie to CEO

When Jake Claar, ‘11, graduated from Mount Aloysius with his degree in business administration, he had already established a career in the College’s department of Institutional Advancement. He worked there for three years while also serving as President of the Alumni Executive Board Association. In 2014, after a successful career at the Mount, he ventured into a whole new career working in the automotive industry using the skills and knowledge he learned in his business [...]

2021-03-31T10:21:52-04:00March 31st, 2021|

The Business of Healthcare

Jessica Bressler, ‘17, ‘19, always knew she wanted to work in the healthcare field, but it wasn’t until she was in her clinical rotation as a medical imaging major that she found what she really wanted to do. “Hospital administration touches so many more patients’ lives and gets more exposure for what they’re doing in healthcare. That’s what drove me to make the switch,” Jess said. After graduating with her associate degree in medical imaging, [...]

2021-01-05T10:00:28-05:00December 16th, 2020|

Success before Thirty

While dual majoring in accounting and business administration, Crystal Cosgrove, '18, ‘20, also was able to pick up an internship at Blair Image Elements during her sophomore year. Her time at Blair Image Elements quickly grew to an opportunity to fulfill the role of Lead Staff Accountant when she graduated.  During Crystal’s senior year, she worked as an Orientation Leader helping freshmen adapt to the Mount. She also had the opportunity to take part in [...]

2020-09-29T14:07:09-04:00September 28th, 2020|

Leaving the Comfort Zone

As a business administration major, Julianna Wright, ‘20, wanted an internship that not only challenged her, but also helped to expand her skills and knowledge. When she learned about the internship opportunity at JWF Industries, she was interested. “I knew it was out of my comfort zone,” Julianna said. “I had no prior knowledge or experience in the manufacturing industry, but I was up for the challenge. I also felt confident in the company’s ability [...]

2021-02-17T15:29:18-05:00August 19th, 2020|

Staying Fit with The TW Method

When TJ Wardwell, ‘18, ‘19, was a sophomore, he created workouts for one of his teammates on the Mount Aloysius baseball team. The workouts helped his teammate stay in shape for the season, but more importantly, they worked, and they were fun to do. Fast forward a few years, and those workouts helped to inspire TJ to create customized digital workouts for more than 30 in-person clients. “When I really thought about how the pandemic [...]

2022-01-26T14:18:59-05:00June 16th, 2020|

International Students Find Their Niche at MAC

James Maddison is from Leicestershire, England. He is studying business administration with a minor in sports management. James saw pictures of MAC’s campus and fell in love with the facilities, the people, and the culture. He’s had a great impact on the MAC soccer team. “My favourite part of MAC is getting the chance to represent the college in athletics and meet amazing people from all over the world. I have made contacts for life [...]

2019-12-11T15:39:54-05:00December 11th, 2019|

Alum Serves as Coast Guard Officer

Nick DiDiano graduated in December 2016 with a degree in Business Administration. Nick was a star in the classroom and on the baseball diamond. Since graduation, Nick joined the Coast Guard and is an officer.  “MAC prepared me for my current job through enhancing my networking/people relation skills as well as time management skill set. Having involvement with the entire student body through sports, student government and the classroom I was able to be apart [...]

2022-01-26T14:21:00-05:00December 11th, 2019|

Learning Through Service

Mount Aloysius College Business Administration students partnered with the American Red Cross for a Sound the Alarm event in Sankertown, PA. During the event, students and volunteers canvassed at-risk homes, installed free smoke alarms, replaced batteries in existing alarms, and provided fire prevention and safety education. Matt Blose, a Mount Aloysius student, participated in the event. "I was able to help the community to the best of my and my teams’ ability, along with working [...]

2022-01-26T14:33:35-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Local Impacts Through Podcasts

The Cambria County Planning Commission has partnered with Mount Aloysius College to create and host a podcast that will center on the “Alleghenies Ahead” six-county plan. The new partnership not only helps to promote something positive in the area, but also provides students in the college’s new communication program with practical work experience by filming and editing the podcast.  A collaborative effort to identify implementable strategies for a stronger future between the six counties of [...]

2022-01-26T14:31:51-05:00November 25th, 2019|

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  • Revolution, love, and comedy will fill the stage as the Mount Aloysius Theatre Department presents "Urinetown: The Musical" in Alumni Hall. Come catch this satirical and dystopian show March 31, April 1, and April 2 at 7:30 p.m with the doors opening at 7:00 p.m.⁠ ⁠ Tickets are free and donations will be accepted to benefit the Tim Michrina Endowed Scholarship Fund.
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