History/Political Science

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|

From International Affairs to Classroom Affairs

Mike Ryan has a unique connection to Mount Aloysius College. His grandmother and great aunt were born across the street from the college in the Admiral Peary House. That same great aunt would go on to become a nun and English teacher for fifty years, and she is buried in the college’s cemetery. Several of his family members attended and graduated from the Mount. So it only seems natural that he would find himself back [...]

2021-04-12T11:42:48-04:00April 12th, 2021|

Let’s Get Political

Trenton Hoag has taken an active role in his community with the help of Mount Aloysius College.  He is currently the Cambria County Field Organizer for the PA Republican Party and the Republican National Committee. MAC helped prepare Trenton for this new endeavor through the History / Political Science courses he took at the college.  These classes gave him a strong background in voter registration, PA districts, how the election process works, and communication with [...]

2020-06-16T13:33:55-04:00March 5th, 2020|

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