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Mount Aloysius College Continues Angel Tree Tradition

Cresson, Pa. - For more than 20 years, Mount Aloysius College has provided Christmas cheer to families in need through their Angel Tree project. This year, the College continues that tradition, despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Angel Tree aims to assist local families who may not be able to afford Christmas presents for their children. These families are selected by guidance counselors in local schools. This year, instead of asking for donations of toys, clothes, [...]

2020-11-24T13:18:31-05:00November 24th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces New Marketing Major

Cresson, Pa. - Students interested in public relations and marketing can apply to Mount Aloysius College’s new Bachelor of Science in Marketing degree. In the new major, students will learn a wide variety of marketing and business administration skills through both theory-based and hands-on education. “The Mount Aloysius Business Department is excited to offer this new major in marketing,” said Dr. Cathleen Golden, Chairperson of the Business Department at Mount Aloysius College. “As with our [...]

2020-11-02T09:44:39-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Admissions News, General News|

MAC Students Donate Eyeglasses

On Wednesday, October 27,  Mount Aloysius College students James Kealey of Rawlings, MD (left) and Virginia Hillman of Niagara Falls, NY (right) presented Melvin Fees (center) of the Cresson Area Lions Club with a box of eyeglasses which were collected and donated by the Mount Aloysius Psychology Club. The glasses will be distributed by the Lions Club to individuals who are economically disadvantaged and visually impaired.

2020-10-29T12:22:36-04:00October 29th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Presents 10-Minute Plays by Local Playwright

Cresson, Pa. - For its fall play, the Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department looked locally to find a playwright. Because of COVID restrictions, director Nathan Magee had to rethink what the department’s season was going to look like. After some restructuring and repurposing, Magee decided on presenting “Lockdown: An Evening of 10-Minute Plays by David L. Williams.” “I had the pleasure of meeting David last year, and we began discussing a collaboration where we would [...]

2020-10-26T13:48:58-04:00October 26th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Receives Grant from Department of Justice

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has received a grant in the amount of $290,698 from the Office on Violence Against Women at the United States Department of Justice to establish a Healthy Relationships Resource Center. The Center, which will be implemented by the College’s Department of Student Affairs, will prevent, respond to, and educate the Mount Aloysius community about sexual assault and other domestic violence issues, both off- and on-campus. The initiative will provide [...]

2020-10-26T11:13:11-04:00October 22nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Virtual Teaching Conference

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host their biennial Conference on College Teaching virtually this year in order to accommodate attendees during the pandemic. The conference aims to bring high school and higher education faculty together to foster discourse on student learning, pedagogical approaches, and student engagement. This year’s conference will be held on October 23, and features poster and paper presentations from professors from around the region, as well as a keynote presentation. [...]

2020-10-14T16:54:13-04:00October 14th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Hold Radiography Open House at Dubois Hospital

Dubois, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host open houses for area residents interested in radiography on Wednesday, October 14 and Monday, November 9 at 6 p.m. The open houses will take place in the Central Resource Center of Penn Highlands Healthcare DuBois West. The entire program is completed onsite at the hospital. The open houses are the perfect opportunity to get more information about the program and to learn more about careers available in [...]

2020-10-08T13:41:20-04:00October 8th, 2020|Admissions News, General News|

Vox Nova Presents Virtual Concert

In conjunction with the celebration of Mercy Week at Mount Aloysius College, Vox Nova has created a concert featuring music written by Sisters of Mercy. A number of the songs performed feature personal prayers of Sr. Catherine McAuley, the foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, and some pieces were written specifically for Mount Aloysius. The night of music depicts the history and legacy of the College. Due to the risk of coronavirus, all singers were [...]

2020-10-08T10:41:50-04:00October 8th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces New VP for Institutional Advancement

Cresson, Pa. - After a national search, Mount Aloysius College announced that John A. Farkas, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Farkas will be responsible for guiding and overseeing all development and alumni relations activities for the College. “John brings substantial depth and breadth of experience to this vice presidential role,” said John N. McKeegan, J.D., President of Mount Aloysius College. “His understanding of higher education, including leadership success in philanthropy, and [...]

2020-10-02T14:32:27-04:00October 2nd, 2020|General News|

MAC Receives Award from the Business/Professional Women of PA

Representatives from the Business and Professional Women of Pennsylvania officially presented the Employer of the Year Award to Mount Aloysius College on Friday, Sept. 25. The College received the award based on its contributions to the employment, advancement, and recognition of women. The Cresson Local BPW submitted Mount Aloysius College for the 2020 award. The BPW/PA is part of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs. Pictured are (L-R): Vanessa Houser, Grants Writer [...]

2020-09-29T08:35:23-04:00September 29th, 2020|General News|

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