Academic Program and Faculty Highlights – Summer 2021

Our faculty are always engaged in interesting academic projects such as conducting research, publishing articles/books, and participating in academic conferences. Below is a sample of program-level and faculty highlights from the 2020/21 academic year. 2020/21 Academic Program Highlights The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program administered by the Accounting program within the Business Department had another productive tax season.  Seven volunteers prepared a total of 222 state and federal tax returns from 2/15/2021 through 4/30/2021.  [...]

2021-07-08T12:30:45-04:00July 6th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces 2021 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2021 during two Commencement ceremonies held at the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center on May 15. One ceremony was for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and the other ceremony celebrated the graduates of the School of Business, Arts & Sciences. During the events, 154 graduates who completed their degree requirements in their respective majors were recognized. The events were [...]

2021-07-14T13:14:30-04:00July 1st, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Esports Summer Camp

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced that it will host an esports camp this summer in partnership with The Esports Company. The camp is focused mostly on the marketing and production aspects of esports, and is geared toward students going into 7th grade through incoming high school seniors. The camp will be held on the Mount Aloysius College campus July 12 - 14. “Camp attendees will be given freedom to follow their passions [...]

2021-07-13T09:24:24-04:00July 1st, 2021|General News|

MAC Releases Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2021. The Dean’s List honors full-time students who have earned at least a 3.50 grade point average (GPA), part-time students who have achieved a GPA of 3.70, or students enrolled in six to eight semester hours who earned a 3.9 GPA. Mount Aloysius College students named to the Dean’s List for Spring 2021 are: Abingdon, Md.: Katherine [...]

2021-06-29T09:17:43-04:00June 28th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius Brings ASL Program to Local High School

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has partnered with Forest Hills High School to offer American Sign Language classes to students. The class, which currently has 15 students, is the equivalent of American Sign Language 1 at the Mount and is taught by one of the Mount’s Deaf ASL professors, Frank Sankey. Students currently enrolled in the class will receive three credits upon completion. Funding for the program was generously provided through a grant from [...]

2021-06-03T14:19:53-04:00June 3rd, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Students Assist Flood Victims in Kentucky

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College students started their summer vacation with a six-day service trip to assist victims of flooding in Kentucky. In total, 15 students travelled with Brianna Baker, MAC Director of Mission & Ministry, and Amy Kanich, Director of Campus Ministry, on May 19 to Riverside Christian School in Lost Creek, KY. Their projects included post-flood repairs, cleaning, assistance with church services, and serving meals to the community. “One of the Mercy [...]

2021-06-03T10:36:52-04:00May 25th, 2021|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Summer Basketball Camps

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College once again will host summer basketball camps this year. These camps are available for young girls and boys who are passionate about basketball, and will help kids hone their dribbling, passing and shooting skills. The College’s Men’s Basketball Coach, Will Cabrera, will host the two summer camps within the college’s 8,700 square foot Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center (ACWC). Both sessions of the basketball camp are open to girls [...]

2021-05-24T15:00:41-04:00May 24th, 2021|General News|

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|

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  • Yeah, summer is great and all, but campus just isn't the same without you, Mounties.
  • Shout out to all the kids who participated in this year's soccer camp and esports camp! From learning the skills to up your soccer game, to learning how to market and run a successful esports team, we know you all worked hard this week. ⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ (and thanks to  @theesportcompany  for running the esports camp, and to the staff and players of the Mountie men's and women's soccer team for managing the soccer camp!)
  • Congratulations to the Mountie Class of 2021. We know you'll go far. Check out a full list of graduates at the link in our bio.
  • Shout out to the nearly 100 Mount Aloysius alumni, faculty, staff, and friends that joined us for a community night at the Altoona Curve. We had so much fun seeing everyone!

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