Experiential Learning

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|

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

2024-03-21T10:23:33-04:00December 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|

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|

Name That Plant

Leanne identified the genus and species of forty plants on MAC’s campus! She also created signs for each of these trees and flowers with the information listed. Leanne also included a QR code on each sign so that students could visit her website to see where each plant is located and discover other uses for the tree or flower. Leanne says that MAC has inspired her to go beyond the classroom and complete projects for [...]

2022-01-26T14:31:09-05:00November 19th, 2019|

Internships That Count

Bryan Buzi impressed a huge IT consulting firm during his Information Technology program internship and landed a full-time career! Bryan works for Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and information technology consulting firm near Washington D.C. After interning for two years, the company hired Bryan on as Cyber Security Consultant which eventually lead to a promotion to Senior Cyber Security Consultant. During his time at Mount Aloysius, Bryan was involved with the MAC baseball team, the [...]

2022-01-26T14:30:31-05:00November 14th, 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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  • Thanks to professors Anthony Dragani, Jeff Sunseri, Laura Lansing, and Matt Arsenault and librarian Maggie Lykens for sharing their expertise with Mount students and employees at Pop-up Colloquium: Understanding Ukraine last week. Your candor and knowledge was appreciated by everyone in attendance.
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