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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|

Mount Aloysius Celebrates Alumni & Homecoming Weekend

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College invites all alumni, family, and friends to Alumni & Homecoming Weekend, which will be celebrated Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1. This weekend will be packed with events all over campus! Kick off the festivities on Friday by attending an alumni presentation featuring former Mounties who will share their experiences working around the globe. Spend the evening at the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Reception and Ceremony celebrating [...]

2023-10-02T12:36:42-04:00September 29th, 2023|Alumni News, General News|

Mount Aloysius College Recognized as 2023 Great College to Work For

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has been recognized by ModernThink as a 2023 Great College to Work For. The College achieved exceptional workplace status based on its rankings in mission and pride, confidence in senior leadership, and, new this year, shared governance. Only 72 four-year institutions nationally received the Great College to Work For designation this year. This is the second straight year that the Mount has garnered great college recognition. “We’re proud [...]

2023-09-13T14:22:11-04:00September 13th, 2023|General News|

Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by the ACEN

Mount Aloysius College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled from 2:45 to 3:30 pm on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, in room 120/122 of the Cosgrave Student Center on the Mount Aloysius College [...]

2023-10-23T09:02:18-04:00September 11th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces Program Affiliation with Conemaugh Memorial

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced a program affiliation with the Duke LifePoint Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Beginning Fall 2023, students who successfully complete all the preparatory coursework in their first three years at Mount Aloysius for their Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science 3+1 will have the opportunity to participate in a year of didactic courses and local clinical rotations through the Conemaugh School of Medical Laboratory Science to complete their [...]

2023-08-23T15:07:34-04:00August 23rd, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius Announces 2023 Hall of Fame Class

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College has announced the 2023 Athletic Hall of Fame class. The honorees are past All-Conference picks, All-Time and Career Leaders, First Team members, and leaders in AMCC statistics. They were involved in several Mount Aloysius sports including women’s basketball, men’s basketball, softball, baseball, and women’s volleyball. Hall of Fame recipients will be inducted on Friday, September 29 as part of the Mount’s Alumni and Homecoming Weekend. The Athletic Hall of [...]

2023-08-17T09:36:18-04:00August 17th, 2023|Alumni News, General News|

Mount Aloysius Leadership Receives Awards

Cresson, Pa. – Two members of the Mount Aloysius College leadership team recently received awards recognizing their success and community involvement.  Kary Milan, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, has been named to Women We Admire’s 2023 list of Top 50 Women Leaders of Pennsylvania. Sam Wagner, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, has been named to the Altoona Mirror and Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s 20 Under 40. “Mount Aloysius is proud to know that [...]

2023-08-07T09:33:59-04:00August 7th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius College Announces Spring 2023 Graduates

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College celebrated its 82nd commencement ceremony on May 13 in the College’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. Over 175 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 Hannah Goonan of Manitowoc, WI, and Wes Caton of Meyersdale, PA, presented the student welcome. Additionally, Luke Priestly of Edlesborough, England, gave the student commencement [...]

2023-07-10T09:42:08-04:00July 10th, 2023|General News|

Mount Aloysius’ Kayla Schaal Named AMCC Woman of the Year

Cresson, Pa. - Mount Aloysius College has announced that 2023 graduate Kayla Schaal has been named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Woman of the Year. Schaal, a member of the women’s soccer team, graduated with a 3.92 GPA and received her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy with a minor in psychology. Woman of the Year is given to a female athlete who earns academic achievements, demonstrates athletic excellence, engages in community service, and exemplifies [...]

2023-07-07T13:56:36-04:00July 7th, 2023|Alumni News, 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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