Word to the Wise

Kristy Daniel began her English career at Mount Aloysius during her undergraduate years, and she has not let graduate school stop her momentum!  Kristy’s love for English started in high school when she fell in love with words and the power they hold. This passion for English brought Kristy to the Mount, but not in the way she expected. Kristy is now pursuing a Master of Arts degree in English with a focus on Rhetoric [...]

2021-08-19T11:49:13-04:00August 19th, 2021|

Mount Aloysius Professor Published in PopMatters

Cresson, Pa. - Dr. Daniel Anderson, English and communications professor at Mount Aloysius College, recently had an article published on PopMatters, a prominent pop culture website. The website boasts 1.4 million unique monthly readers and includes written works on topics ranging from music to film to books. Anderson’s article, titled “Zack Snyder, Matthew Arnold, and Ancient Stories in Comic Book Films,” discusses the similarities between filmmaker Zack Snyder and 19th century poet and cultural critic [...]

2021-04-29T10:51:47-04:00April 29th, 2021|

Weaving a Story

For his Spring 2020 Rhetoric II class, Dr. Chris Burlingame wanted to try something a little different. Instead of a “normal” creative writing assignment, he had his class attempt what is called Twine. Twine is an online writing medium used to create branching stories, typically written in the second person, with multiple plots, paths, and endings. This alternative assignment, Dr. Burlingame thought, could get his class thinking differently about writing. “The decision to use Twine [...]

2020-06-16T13:56:21-04:00June 16th, 2020|

Mount Aloysius Student Earns National Writing Accolades

Corey has received notification from Delta Epsilon Sigma (DES), the national catholic honor society, that her short fiction story has earned a second place nomination in their national writing contest. Corey, of Williamsport, Pa., studies Ultrasound Technology at Mount Aloysius College and enjoys writing in her spare time. “I’d say Mount Aloysius helped prepare me for this by inspiring me to share my writings with others. Before, I rarely even told people I wrote at [...]

2022-01-26T14:33:27-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Recognition From The Kennedy Center

The Mount Aloysius College Theatre received a Certificate of Merit from The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for its use of American Sign Language interpreters during their production of “Songs for a New World.”  That recognition was the first of three earned from the College’s recent run of “Songs for a New World” given by the prestigious Kennedy Center. Three Mount Aloysius College thespians competed for regional scholarships following their performances in the [...]

2022-01-26T14:33:58-05:00November 25th, 2019|

Arts for Healing

Dr. Donald Talbot, professor of fine arts at MAC, started the healing outreach with students in his community engagement through the expressive arts class at Mount Aloysius College. Talbot said the exhibition provides participants an opportunity to address their own personal issues and help with their healing. “The show gives them that public recognition, having them be able to take pride in something that they’ve done that’s on public display,” he said. Mount Aloysius students [...]

2021-02-17T15:31:03-05:00November 25th, 2019|

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