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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|

Mount Aloysius Honors Longtime Generosity of Local Reverend

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College Library’s Ecumenical Center will now be known as the Reverend Gerald L. Myers Ecumenical Center in honor of Myers’ generosity and contributions to the College’s library. Since 2000, Rev. Myers has graciously donated over 19,000 titles, including books, audio-visual materials, journals, pamphlets, and artifacts related to theology, religion, philosophy, and other related subjects. Rev. Myer’s collection is shared across the country, accounting for nearly 40 percent of [...]

2024-02-27T12:59:43-05:00February 27th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces December 2023 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College conferred degrees upon over 80 graduates during a Winter Commencement ceremony on December 8 in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. The invocation for the event was delivered by Rachel Soisson of Cresson, PA, and Enoch Wiredu of Aberdeen, MD, presented the student welcome. Additionally, Madison Johnson of Hopewell, PA, gave the student commencement address. The commencement speaker was Stella Somiari, Ph.D., Senior Director of the Chan Soon-Shiong [...]

2024-02-02T11:12:59-05:00February 2nd, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Releases Fall 2023 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2023. 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 Fall 2023 are: Aberdeen, MD: [...]

2024-01-30T15:08:22-05:00January 30th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Adds NCAA Rifle Team

Cresson, Pa. –  Mount Aloysius College is launching a co-ed NCAA rifle team, adding to the College’s list of 17 varsity athletics programs for the 2024-25 academic year. The Mount will have the only NCAA team in Pennsylvania. “There are 54 high school rifle teams across the commonwealth, 20 of which are in Cambria or the surrounding six counties,” says John McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius College. “PA students who want to continue to participate [...]

2024-01-24T13:00:44-05:00January 24th, 2024|General News|

Mount Aloysius Accounting Students Awarded PICPA Scholarship

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius accounting students Drew Franchok and Brian Walwro were recently awarded academic merit scholarships by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for their achievements in the accounting program. These students were only two of 64 individuals across the state of Pennsylvania to be chosen for this scholarship. Franchok was awarded $3,000 from the PICPA and Walwro received $4,000. In order to be eligible to win these scholarships, they [...]

2024-02-22T15:12:33-05:00November 13th, 2023|General News|

Mountie Esports Qualifies for Regional Championship, Heads to Massachusetts

Cresson, Pa. – The Mount Aloysius College esports team recently qualified for the Collegiate Esports Commissioners Cup (CECC) regional competition after an Overwatch 2 qualifier win. The five-player team will travel to Foxborough, MA, on October 27 to compete in CECC’s 2024 East Regional Championship. In the qualifier round, the Mountie esports team won early on in a competition with Pace University. Then, after a loss to nationally ranked Fisher College, the Mounties were [...]

2023-10-23T13:50:36-04:00October 23rd, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius Awarded $100,000 for New Cybersecurity Lab

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College, nationally recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, has received a $100,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust for computer equipment to enhance a new cybersecurity lab. Twenty five cutting-edge computers and monitors will bolster a state-of-the-art learning experience for cybersecurity and information technology students. The College plans to launch the new lab at the start of the spring 2024 semester. “Mount Aloysius is proud [...]

2023-10-06T08:31:31-04:00October 6th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Celebrates Mercy Week 2023

Cresson, Pa. - The Mount Aloysius College community celebrated Mercy Week, an annual tradition that honors the College’s history and values, beginning Thursday, September 21 with the annual All-College Liturgy and concluding on Friday, September 29 with the construction of the “Cereal Wall of Mercy,” made of donated cereal boxes. The College is one of 17 colleges and universities in the United States that are affiliated with the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Mount Aloysius traces [...]

2023-10-05T10:48:32-04:00October 5th, 2023|General News|

Vox Nova Presents “Echoes of Broadway”

Cresson, Pa. - Vox Nova, Mount Aloysius College’s select mixed vocal ensemble, will be performing “Echoes of Broadway,” which will feature some of the choir’s favorite numbers from popular musicals. Their performance will include “Once Upon a December” from Anastasia, “Feed the Birds” from Mary Poppins, “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” from Gypsy, and more! Members of the community are invited to participate in this wonderful night of theatrical music. “Echoes of Broadway” will be held [...]

2023-10-02T12:31:13-04:00October 2nd, 2023|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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