Coastal Communications

Madison Bair '23 found success in the Mount's business administration program and was heavily involved on-campus. After graduation, she took the skills and knowledge she gained here and went south, landing a career on Marco Island, FL, on the Gulf of Mexico. Madi serves as the communications manager at Hideaway Beach Club--a private, gated community on the island--and she will be promoted to director of communications in May of 2024. Madi oversees the communications for [...]

2024-04-03T15:27:00-04:00April 3rd, 2024|

Mountie to Manager

Josh Harker '20 took the skills he learned in the Mount's business administration program and applied them to his career at the Walmart Distribution Center in Bedford, PA. Josh quickly climbed the ranks and is now a senior manager of operations, overseeing nearly 900 associates and 50 salaried managers. Josh is also responsible for receiving and shipping of over 300 million cases a year to 130 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Walmart's northeast region. [...]

2024-04-03T15:17:09-04:00April 3rd, 2024|

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. [...]

2023-02-13T10:03:10-05:00October 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|

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