Seeing Her Career in 3D

Sarah Rimini knew that she was destined for a medical career, but she also knew that nursing wasn’t a good fit for her. That’s when she learned about medical imaging. “Radiography and Medical Imaging seemed very interesting and unique with lots of options and routes to grow into as my career developed,” Sarah said. A member of the Mount Aloysius Medical Imaging Class of 2005, Sarah is now the Director of the Radiology 3D Imaging [...]

2022-01-19T15:56:24-05:00November 24th, 2021|

Keeping History Alive

A Mount Aloysius College student is doing his part to help preserve and share local history. Alexander Minnick, a junior history/political science major from the St. Marys area, has spent the past four years volunteering at the Eldred WWII Museum. Built to memorialize a local munitions plant that produced high-explosives, thermite, and smoke grenades for the British troops, the museum houses many artifacts focusing on the American involvement leading up to and during the [...]

2021-05-13T09:11:37-04:00May 13th, 2021|

Last-Minute Application, Long-Term Benefits

Chung Lip wasn’t planning on getting another degree. But when he was shadowing doctors in different fields, he felt led to take his education in a different direction. He wanted a career that allowed him to work hands-on with patients while spending meaningful time with them. That meant finding a program that shared his mission to help others. “That’s when I decided I wanted to expand my training more into a clinical setting,” Chung said. [...]

2021-01-22T13:45:16-05:00October 27th, 2020|

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|

When Duty Calls

Photo Credit: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf - https://www.flickr.com/photos/governortomwolf/ On March 6, 2020, Ashley Shenk’s day took an unexpected turn. “I was headed for another job when my agency called me and said I had to head for a press conference immediately,” said Shenk. Shenk, a MAC American Sign Language/ English Interpreting graduate, ‘09, was being redirected to interpret for a live press conference in which Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health [...]

2020-04-08T16:07:14-04:00April 7th, 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|

Combining Improv & Nursing

The improvised simulation performance allows both theater and nursing students an opportunity to do what they love and learn at the same time. Courses are held in the new Nursing Simulation Center which is a four-room unit modeled after a real nursing wing. Nursing students use a cutting-edge simulation lab to hone their skills before stepping into hospitals as nurses. Theater students act out family members and patients. This allows them to do what [...]

2020-05-06T15:04:55-04:00November 25th, 2019|

Social Media & Roller Coasters

Michelle Kline, '15, '17, who received both a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from MAC, now works as the Social Media and Special Events Coordinator at the DelGrosso Family of Companies.  She works with DelGrosso Foods, Delgrosso’s Amusement Park, and Marianna’s Fundraisers through her position. Her job duties include managing the company’s social media accounts, updating information, and engaging customers.  Michelle also performs graphic design work, coordinates activations at more than thirty annual and [...]

2021-05-07T11:41:13-04:00November 19th, 2019|

Classroom to Classroom

Rachel Wagner started her journey at MAC in 2012 as a non-traditional student with the goal to become a teacher. After obtaining her first Bachelor’s Degree in 2006, her interests changed and she realized her current career wasn’t for her. Rachel wanted to continue her education somewhere that was challenging, inspiring, and supportive. Returning to school when she was thirty years old and expecting her first child may not have been the route she expected [...]

2021-01-22T13:47:56-05:00November 19th, 2019|

Courses Crafted for Student Success

Tommy Pisula spent two years taking Natural Science courses at Mount Aloysius College. Pisula, of Scottdale, Pa., before being accepted admittance to the Duquesne School of  Pharmacy. “Starting my education at Mount Aloysius allowed me to easily transition from high school to college, I never felt lost in the numbers here and my professors truly gave me the attention and time I needed to succeed,” Pisula said. “I also was able to save money at [...]

2022-01-20T13:24:45-05:00November 19th, 2019|

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