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Mount Offers New Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is launching a hybrid certificate pathway for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree and are looking for a streamlined path to become a teacher starting in fall 2024. In this new accelerated certificate program, students will use their degrees in English, biology, history, or political science and become certified to teach those topics to grades 7-12 in just four semesters. “We are pleased to be able to offer this [...]

2024-07-19T08:53:27-04:00July 19th, 2024|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Nurses Achieve 100% NCLEX Pass Rate

Cresson, Pa. – The 2023-2024 graduates of Mount Aloysius College’s ASN program achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN Exam). The recent graduates are now all licensed registered nurses in several states across the US. “I’m incredibly proud of all 61 of our ASN graduates. They worked extremely hard throughout this program,” said Heather Zonts, Dean of Nursing at Mount Aloysius. “The NCLEX is designed to really test the [...]

2024-07-16T14:49:53-04:00July 16th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces Spring 2024 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius celebrated its 83rd commencement ceremony on May 11 in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. Over 150 graduates earned their  associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees with the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, and loved ones in attendance. The invocation was delivered by Ekema-Ndoh Ebone of York, PA. Additionally, Thomas McElhinny of Bellefonte, PA, spoke about making something of yourself and the benefits of good communication in his student commencement address. [...]

2024-07-02T15:05:44-04:00July 2nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Criminology Grads Continue to Lead Nationally

Cresson, Pa. –The Mount Aloysius College Criminology students achieved exceptional results for the most recent ETS Major Fields Test in Criminal Justice. Significantly, the Mount Aloysius students earned group scores in the 99th percentile across six of the seven measured categories. The ETS Major Field Test was administered to graduating criminal justice students and compared the Mountie grads against approximately 13,000 students in more than 120 criminology programs across the United States. The exam tests [...]

2024-06-28T09:23:37-04:00June 28th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Hosts Concurrent Summer Camps

Cresson, Pa. - Nearly 100 high school students from across Pennsylvania visited Mount Aloysius College for two days this summer to participate in concurrent summer camps. The Future Healthcare Leaders Camp and the ASL Summer Academy took place June 18 and 19, 2024, and were led by Mount Aloysius College faculty, staff, and student volunteers. The Future Healthcare Leaders Camp, in its third year at the College, allowed campers to observe a patient’s journey through [...]

2024-07-16T15:28:28-04:00June 20th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2024. 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 earned a GPA of 3.70, and 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 2024 are: Abingdon, MD: Katherine Frances [...]

2024-06-20T12:03:35-04:00June 20th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Ranked Third for Cybersecurity Associate’s Degree

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College ranked third on Cybersecurity Guide’s 2024 list of the top 25 cybersecurity associate degrees across the country. Professional rankings and accreditations assure students they will receive a quality education in their area of study. “We’re proud of our dedicated cybersecurity faculty and students, and we’re grateful that our program is again recognized for real excellence,” said Dr. Dave Haschak, Vice President for Academic Affairs at the Mount. “This ranking [...]

2024-06-03T15:42:22-04:00June 3rd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Nursing Student Receives Award for Emergency Response

Cresson, Pa. – When a fellow patron at a Sheetz in Johnstown began to experience a medical emergency,  Mount Aloysius College Level 1 nursing student Joe Marino sprang into action by performing CPR and providing aid. On Wednesday, May 1, Mount Aloysius President John McKeegan presented Marino, a graduate of United High School, with the “Mountie Pride Award” in recognition of his willingness to help others and his showcasing of Mercy in action. Caption: Joe [...]

2024-05-02T13:11:20-04:00May 2nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius to Celebrate Experiential Learning Week

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College will showcase the research and experiential learning of their students at Experiential Learning Week. This celebration will be a combination of two events: the Student Research Symposium and the Career-Based & Service Learning Showcase. The Career-Based & Service Learning Showcase will be held in the Bertschi Center on April 23 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. The Student Research Symposium is April 25 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the [...]

2024-04-24T10:58:24-04:00April 22nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Presents Pink-Out Donations

Cresson, Pa. - Members of the Mount Aloysius College women's volleyball team presented a check to the Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, continuing the team's annual tradition of donations. The funds were raised during the 2023 Pink-Out Game, yearly event hosted in October at a select women's volleyball home game. This year, the team raised $2,552. They have donated more than $30,000 since the team started hosting Pink-Out Games. Photo caption: (L-R) Erin Goins, Director [...]

2024-03-26T14:56:00-04:00March 26th, 2024|General News|

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  • Revolution, love, and comedy will fill the stage as the Mount Aloysius Theatre Department presents "Urinetown: The Musical" in Alumni Hall. Come catch this satirical and dystopian show March 31, April 1, and April 2 at 7:30 p.m with the doors opening at 7:00 p.m.⁠ ⁠ Tickets are free and donations will be accepted to benefit the Tim Michrina Endowed Scholarship Fund.
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