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Mount Aloysius College named Military Friendly for 10th Year

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has been awarded the Military FriendlyⓇ designation for the tenth consecutive year and achieved GOLD status for the second year. This distinction is awarded to higher education institutions that provide excellent service for the military and veteran members of their student bodies. A Military FriendlyⓇ school is chosen by VIQTORY Inc. and helps military personnel find the best schools in the country that will help them reach their educational [...]

2020-07-13T07:30:11-04:00July 13th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Named BPW/PA Employer of the Year

Cresson, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW/PA) announced that Mount Aloysius College was the recipient of the 2020 Employer of the Year Citation at their virtual convention on Saturday, June 13. This award is presented to businesses or employers who have contributed most to the employment, advancement, and recognition of women. “The award reflects the legacy of Mother Catherine McAuley, RSM, an early businesswoman and professional who founded the Sisters [...]

2020-06-26T11:33:59-04:00June 26th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces 2020 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mount Aloysius College held their 2020 degree conferral ceremony virtually. During the event, graduates watched speeches from classmate Maggee Carrara, board member Matt Stuckey, and other members of the College community. Dr. Nicole Custer and Dr. David Haschak recognized 191 graduates who completed the degree requirements for their respective majors. The virtual broadcast ended with a message from Brad Mikitko representing the Mount Aloysius College Alumni Association. [...]

2020-06-19T12:04:21-04:00June 19th, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. The list is issued each semester and honors students enrolled in at least 12 semester hours who have achieved a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or higher, or to students enrolled in nine to 11 semester hours who achieved a GPA of 3.7, or to students enrolled in six to eight semester hours and who earned a [...]

2020-06-30T14:57:48-04:00June 16th, 2020|General News|

Five Mount Alumni Recognized in ‘20 Under 40’

Cresson, Pa. - Five Mount Aloysius alumni have been selected as “20 Under 40” by the Altoona Mirror and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce. Selections are made based on entrepreneurial spirit, business success, and community service intended to better the region.  “We’re so proud that 25% of this year’s list are Mounties,” said Mount Aloysius College President John McKeegan. “Combining education, service and leadership are at our core. These and many other alumni around [...]

2020-06-15T11:41:26-04:00June 15th, 2020|Alumni News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Plans for a Fall Semester Return to Campus

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College announced today plans to resume in-person classes for the fall 2020 semester. Classes will start one week earlier on August 24, with in-person classes ending just before Thanksgiving, and final exams taken remotely. “In-person classes and an on-campus learning community are at the core of our mission,” wrote John McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius College in an announcement on Wednesday. “With that said, things will look different this fall [...]

2020-06-10T14:28:08-04:00June 10th, 2020|General News|

Message from President McKeegan Regarding the Tragic Death of George Floyd and the National Unrest

To the Mount Aloysius College community, In a time of tragedy, it is helpful to recall that which binds us together. The Mount Aloysius Philosophy Statement encourages us to synthesize faith with learning, to develop competence with compassion, to put talents and gifts at the service of others, and to begin to assume leadership in the world community. It emphasizes values of justice, hospitality, mercy, and service. Personally and on behalf of the College, racial [...]

2020-06-02T16:56:29-04:00June 2nd, 2020|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Cannabis-Related Certificate Programs 

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced three non-credit continuing education certificate programs to those in fields impacted by medical and recreational cannabis use, such as business, healthcare, and law. The certificates are in partnership with Green Flower, a national leader in cannabis education. The programs will be fully online and will launch in early July 2020. Dr. Joseph Bobak, Department Chair of the Justice, Law, and Society Department at Mount Aloysius, says [...]

2020-06-26T11:17:47-04:00May 27th, 2020|General News|

Incoming Students Awarded Mount Aloysius Presidential Scholarship

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College announced the names of students awarded the Mercy Presidential Scholarship. This is one of the College’s most competitive scholarships available to incoming freshmen, awarding students $56,000 over four years. The incoming Mounties are members of the 19th cohort of Mercy Presidential Scholars. These high-achieving scholars will serve as on-campus ambassadors for visitors and prospective students during their time at Mount Aloysius. The Mercy Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students [...]

2020-05-13T11:44:40-04:00May 13th, 2020|Admissions News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Student Receives National Veteran Leadership Award

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College student John Price will be awarded the 2020 Student Veteran Leadership Award from G.I. Jobs magazine. The award is given to 48 veteran students across the United States who show exemplary leadership and involvement in their community.  Price, of Williamsburg, PA, is a 2020 graduate of the College’s physical therapy assistant program and is working to complete a bachelor’s in natural science. He also serves as the president of [...]

2020-05-04T15:58:38-04:00May 4th, 2020|Alumni News, General News|

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