Go with the Flow

Cameron Cheers, ‘14, had always known that he wanted to help others.  Even though this aspiration could have led him down many career paths, his future was clear after his grandmother had a stroke and he watched her perform her physical therapy sessions. While still in high school, Cameron started working at Evolution, a physical therapy clinic, as a technician. He worked this job through college until he finally graduated with his Physical Therapist Assistant [...]

2022-01-26T14:09:46-05:00August 19th, 2021|

A Rehabilitation Journey

Mountie PTA student Kelsey Hammons wants to become a physical therapist assistant so she can help people the way her father received help. After he fell off a ladder and suffered a spinal cord injury, Kelsey basically grew up in the rehabilitation hospital watching her father recover.  She says that physical therapy was always her father’s favorite time because he had the opportunity to learn how to get back to normal and regain his [...]

2021-03-16T12:55:36-04:00March 16th, 2021|

Mount Aloysius Student Receives National Veteran Leadership Award

Mount Aloysius College student John Price will be awarded the 2020 Student Veteran Leadership Award from G.I. Jobs magazine. The award is given to 48 veteran students across the United States who show exemplary leadership and involvement in their community. Price, of Williamsburg, PA, is a 2020 graduate of the College’s physical therapy assistant program and is working to complete a bachelor’s in natural science. He also serves as the president of the on-campus Military [...]

2021-01-22T12:00:13-05:00January 22nd, 2021|

Helping Others Succeed

Van Lanzendorfer, ’18, always wanted to help people, but he wasn’t certain about what he wanted to study until his girlfriend, now his wife, showed him the physical therapist assistant program at the Mount. “I signed up right away,” Van said. Now, as a stretch therapist and trainer at Revival Fitness and Rehab in Altoona, PA, Van says he uses the knowledge he gained at MAC every day. He works with clients of all ages [...]

2020-08-19T11:30:16-04:00August 7th, 2020|

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