Mount Aloysius Announces “Future Heroes” Nursing Scholarship Initiative with UPMC

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College, in affiliation with UPMC Altoona, UPMC Bedford, and UPMC Somerset, announced today a new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Incoming nursing students will be eligible for up to $54,000 in funding towards their education, plus guaranteed employment and hiring incentives at those UPMC locations. Mount Aloysius College will offer a $24,000 “Future Heroes” scholarship to all incoming nursing students from the state of Pennsylvania [...]

2021-05-04T15:17:16-04:00May 4th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Offer On-Campus Vaccine Clinic

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has partnered with Mainline Pharmacy to provide COVID-19 vaccines to members of the local community. The clinic will be held on April 29 from 9am to 5pm in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center (ACWC). Mount Aloysius students and employees will serve as volunteers at the vaccination clinic. Two clinical groups of Mountie nurses will be administering the vaccines to the community. Second doses of the vaccine will [...]

2021-04-26T14:02:38-04:00April 26th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Open House

Cresson, Pa. —  Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit campus for an open house on Saturday, May 1. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with Mount Aloysius faculty, chat with admissions counselors, tour the campus, and learn more about Mount Aloysius’ programs and offerings. The open house will start at 9:30 a.m. During the event, campus representatives will highlight the many benefits of attending Mount Aloysius College, answer questions [...]

2021-04-21T10:27:51-04:00April 21st, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Virtual Master’s Program Info Session

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host a virtual Graduate Night Information Session on Monday, April 12 from 6 to 6:30 p.m.  During this session, prospective students will be able to learn more about the Community Counseling and MBA graduate-level programs from faculty and staff. The information session also allows students to approach graduate school head-on by discussing financial aid opportunities, including federal aid and graduate assistantships, and review the admissions process and requirements. [...]

2021-04-08T11:28:05-04:00April 8th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius to Hold Radiography Open House at Dubois Hospital

Dubois, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host an open house for area residents interested in radiography on Tuesday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The open house 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 house is the perfect opportunity to get more information about the program and to learn more about careers available in medical [...]

2021-04-08T11:25:52-04:00April 8th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Receives $900k Gift for Nursing Scholarships

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is the recent beneficiary of a generous gift, courtesy of a local community member. The late Veronica “Bernie” Kubica named the College as a recipient of a $900,000 trust to be used for scholarships for MAC nursing students. Kubica, an Altoona native, retired as a lieutenant colonel after a nearly 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force. Bernie was a charter member of both the Society of Air Force [...]

2021-03-31T13:37:28-04:00March 31st, 2021|General News|

Mount Named 2021 Top Adult Degree Program

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has been named to Abound’s 2021 list of Top Adult Degree Programs. Abound is a guidance system for adults seeking degrees both online and at in-person institutions. Mount Aloysius College was one of only 24 institutions in the state to receive the honor. “We qualified each school based on factors that cover the essential needs of the non-traditional student—accessibility, affordability, acceleration, and advancement,” Abound states on its website. “These [...]

2021-03-18T15:31:31-04:00March 18th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Professor Published by Smithsonian Magazine

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College Professor of Biology Dr. John Whitlock has been published in a February 18 article posted by Smithsonian Magazine for his work on reclassifying a dinosaur fossil discovered in 1883. Whitlock’s work, coauthored by Jeffrey Wilson Mantilla, originally appeared in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology in 2019. In addition to teaching at Mount Aloysius, Whitlock is a paleontologist and a research associate at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Whitlock and [...]

2021-03-10T16:40:31-05:00March 10th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Hold Radiography Open House at Dubois Hospital

Dubois, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College will host an open house for area residents interested in radiography on Monday, March 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. The open house 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 house is the perfect opportunity to get more information about the program and to learn more about careers available in medical [...]

2021-03-10T16:38:14-05:00March 10th, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Spring Open House

Cresson, Pa. —  Mount Aloysius College invites prospective students and their families to visit the 193-acre campus for an engaging open house on Saturday, March 20. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet with Mount Aloysius faculty, chat with admissions counselors, tour the campus, and learn more about Mount Aloysius’ programs and offerings. The open house will start at 9:30 a.m. During the event, campus representatives will highlight the many benefits of attending Mount Aloysius [...]

2021-03-02T15:30:29-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Admissions News, General News|

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