The Paralegal of Pittsburgh

Colleen Rodgers, a 2016 Pre-Law graduate of Mount Aloysius College, has spent the last five years working as a paralegal for a variety of law firms in western Pennsylvania. After graduation, she began her career as a criminal defense paralegal, working for three years in Butler before moving to Pittsburgh.  After working at different law firms following her graduation, Rodgers now works in the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  “In 2019 I moved to a medical malpractice [...]

2022-02-03T12:19:31-05:00February 3rd, 2022|

Discovering a Future in Criminology

During her time at Mount Aloysius, Brenna Wright was a starting libero on the College’s volleyball team. Liberos are valuable members of a volleyball team’s back row defense, and among the best passers on the team. It is perhaps this instinctive defensiveness and protectiveness that helped her find a career as a probation officer. She took an internship at the Cambria County Prison, where she was able to interact with inmates and other corrections [...]

2022-01-27T08:54:41-05:00June 18th, 2020|

Superstars On & Off the Field

While it's far from uncommon for Mount Aloysius athletes to be equally as dedicated to their time in the classroom as they are to practicing their sport, it isn’t every day that you get two consecutive conference award winners from the same major. Emily Goldyn, ‘19, who played singles and doubles tennis, double-majored in criminology and psychology and won the 2018-2019 AMCC Woman of the Year award. Katie Mirance, ‘20, majored in criminology and minored [...]

2022-01-26T14:11:00-05:00June 16th, 2020|

Tale of a Haunted Jail

Dave Regala Jr., ‘19, grew up with stories about the old Cambria County Jail on North Center Street in Ebensburg. Dave’s father, David Regala Sr., has worked in the Cambria County prison system for 31 years, and he would often tell Dave stories from his job. It wasn’t long before Dave was hooked on learning about the prison, and pursuing a degree in criminology from Mount Aloysius. “I grew up in Ebensburg, so I had [...]

2022-01-26T14:19:06-05:00June 16th, 2020|

MAC Gives Students Opportunity to Research & Present

Mounties Maggee Carrara and Katie Mirance presented their research at the Eastern Sociological Society 90th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. They were guided in the process by MAC faculty member, Dr. Elizabeth Mansley. Their research explored how the attitudes and actions of fathers in Disney movies differ based on the gender of their children.  Learn more about Research Opportunities

2022-01-26T14:25:32-05:00December 11th, 2019|

Seizing The Goldyn Opportunity

Emily of Portage, Pennsylvania, graduated summa cum laude with Bachelor of Arts degree in both Criminology and Psychology. Emily, ‘19,  made the most of her education at Mount Aloysius College by taking opportunities to apply what she has learned in her courses to real life situations. She has served as an FBI Honors Intern in New York, Pittsburgh, and Quantico, Virginia. Emily interned with District Attorney’s Office in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, before taking a full-time position [...]

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

Straight from the Classroom to Quantico

When Bryan took his first Cybersecurity course at Mount Aloysius, he was hooked. When he landed an internship with the FBI, he quickly learned the value of a MAC education. “When I went to Quantico (the FBI training center), I recognized the applications I will use in my career are exactly the same as those I had in my classes at Mount Aloysius.” How did he do? Well, the FBI hired him full-time before this [...]

2022-01-26T14:30:19-05:00November 13th, 2019|

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