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Mount Aloysius Announces Echocardiography Major

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced a new Bachelor of Science Echocardiography program launching in Fall 2022. With a $25,000 grant from the UPMC Altoona Foundation, echo tech students will benefit from working with a VIMEDIX ultrasonography machine and are eligible for additional scholarships. “Thanks to the generosity of the UPMC Altoona Foundation, our students will have the opportunity to learn cardiac sonography on high-fidelity simulation equipment,” said Andrea Gutmann, chair of the [...]

2022-07-06T10:03:09-04:00July 6th, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius Accepting Nominations for New Athletic Hall of Fame

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College is now accepting nominations for the inaugural class of the new Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will honor Mountie athletes who have excelled on the field and in their communities, going above and beyond their duties as athletes. All nominations will be considered by the Hall of Fame Committee. “Being an athlete at Mount Aloysius has always been synonymous with being a leader,” said Kevin [...]

2022-07-01T11:33:10-04:00July 1st, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces New VP for Student Affairs

Cresson, Pa. - After a national search, Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce that Robin A. Gore, Ed.D., has been named Vice President for Student Affairs. Gore comes to Mount Aloysius most recently from Pepperdine University in California, where she served as the Associate Dean of Student Affairs. “Dr. Gore brings a great amount of depth and experience to this vice presidential role,” said John N. McKeegan, president of Mount Aloysius College. “Her experience [...]

2022-06-30T09:10:31-04:00June 30th, 2022|General News|

Academic Program & Faculty Highlights – Spring 2022

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 Spring 2022 semester. Academic Program Updates A total of 131 students have expressed interest and have been accepted into the Future Heroes program since its inception with two students currently awaiting approval from UPMC.   Mount Aloysius has expanded the Surgical Technology Program and will [...]

2022-06-16T09:36:01-04:00June 16th, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius Named Military Friendly School for 12th Year

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College has been awarded Military FriendlyⓇ designation for the twelfth consecutive year and achieved GOLD status for the fourth year. The College was also awarded the Military Spouse Friendly Schools award this year. The GOLD status distinction is awarded to higher education institutions that provide outstanding service for the military and veteran members of their student bodies. The Military Spouse Friendly Schools award is given to schools that create sustainable [...]

2022-06-20T13:43:38-04:00June 11th, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Releases Spring 2022 Dean’s List

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2022. 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 2022 are: Abingdon, VA John [...]

2022-06-02T12:07:51-04:00June 1st, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Choral Ensemble to Celebrate 25 Years

Cresson, Pa. - Vox Nova, the select mixed vocal ensemble at Mount Aloysius College, will celebrate 25 years of performances with “Vox Nova is 25!”, a reunion concert on Saturday, April 23 at 7:00 pm in the Our Lady of Mercy Chapel. This performance will include not only the current Vox Nova singers, but also alumni who were involved over the group’s 25-year lifespan. The ensemble was started in 1997 by Nancy Way, Assistant Professor [...]

2022-04-20T13:55:56-04:00April 20th, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius Students & Faculty to Present at Local Conference

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College students and faculty will be presenting at National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Blair County’s annual conference on April 21. Professor of fine art Dr. Don Talbot teaches art as a therapeutic tool, and he and his students will demonstrate some of these tools to the community at the conference. NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a national mental health advocacy organization that dedicates itself to educating [...]

2022-04-20T13:51:42-04:00April 20th, 2022|General News|

Mount Aloysius College to Host Free Healthcare Camp for Teens

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College will host a two-day healthcare camp to provide students a hands-on introduction to a wide variety of healthcare careers. The inaugural Future Healthcare Leaders Camp is open to students in grades 9 through 11 and runs June 21 and 22, 2022 from 8am to 4:30pm on both days. The Future Healthcare Leaders Camp is sponsored by a grant from the UPMC Foundation, and attendance is free. Spots are limited [...]

2022-04-14T12:06:38-04:00April 14th, 2022|General News|

Mount Theatre Department to Present ‘Urinetown’

Cresson, Pa. - The Mount Aloysius College Theatre Department will present “Urinetown” for their spring show. The show runs from March 31 through April 2. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on the Alumni Hall stage. “Urinetown” satirizes the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, and more. Mark Hollmann wrote the show’s music and lyrics, and Greg Kotis wrote the book. “I really think that this show is something where the whole family can take [...]

2022-03-25T08:45:56-04:00March 25th, 2022|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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  • Thanks to professors Anthony Dragani, Jeff Sunseri, Laura Lansing, and Matt Arsenault and librarian Maggie Lykens for sharing their expertise with Mount students and employees at Pop-up Colloquium: Understanding Ukraine last week. Your candor and knowledge was appreciated by everyone in attendance.
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