Mount Aloysius College Lists December Grads

Posted on: January 17, 2014

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Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College held ceremonies recently for 94 graduates who completed their degree requirements at the conclusion of the Fall semester, 2013.  The event took place on campus in Cosgrave Center.

Mount Aloysius College President Tom Foley welcomed and recognized the December graduates.   In addition to the graduating class; attending the ceremony were family members and friends, Mount Aloysius faculty, staff and administration.  Sr. Mary Ellen Fuhrman, RSM, a member of the Mount Aloysius College Board of Trustees offered congratulatory remarks that were consistent with the College’s theme; “The Common Good—Citizens in the 21stCentury.”

The Mount Aloysius College December graduation assembly also heard welcoming remarks from President Tom Foley.  Sr. Helen Marie Burns, RMS, vice president of mission integration offered Benediction, closing the event.

Congratulatory speaker St. Mary Ellen Fuhrman is a native of Steelton, Pa.  She entered the Mercy community in Dallas, Pa. in 1965. Sister Mary Ellen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a certification in special education from Misericordia University.  She received a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Manhattan College, NYC and a completed the Masters Equivalent Program in bilingual/bicultural education from Penn State University.

Sister was elected to community leadership of the Sisters of Mercy at Dallas Mercy Center and served in several leadership capacities including: Vice President of the Dallas Regional Community, Dallas, PA, Regional Vice President for Mission Integration at Catholic Health Partners; Special Assistant to the President of Georgian Court University, Lakewood, NJ and Life Coordinator for the Sister of Mercy at Mercy Center, Dallas, Pa.

Mount Aloysius College graduates for December 2013, listed by their hometowns included:

Alexandra, Pa.:

Melissa A. Galloway, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Altoona, Pa.:

Jacob J. Bettwy, Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Laurin A. McAndrew, Bachelor of Science, Biology; Stephanie J. Podelco, Bachelor of Science, Biology; Shawn M. Conrad, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology; Zachariah H. DeRose, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology; Nicole R. Woodring, Associate of Science, Early Childhood Education; Debra Ann Valent, Master of Business Administration; Samantha Elaine Dubbs, Associate of Science, Nursing; Michele L. James, Associate of Science, Nursing; Kevin Edward McKinney, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Leisha Rae Stewart, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Bedford, Pa.:

Rebecca Marie Clapper, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Carrolltown, Pa.:

Ashley Ann Hasson, Bachelor of Science, RN-BSN.

Chambersburg, Pa.:

Kathryn Elizabeth Martin, Associate of Science, Business Administration.

Claysburg, Pa.:

Kylie Marie Lee, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Cresson, Pa.:

Tyler A. Atherton, Associate of Science, Business Administration; Ashley Lynn Ruzzi, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Scott Andrew Shay, Associate of Science, Criminology; Tiffany M. Sciko, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Kimberly Dawn McCarty, Bachelor of Science,    Nursing RN-BSN.

Davidsville, Pa.:

Jennifer Renee Mathis, Bachelor of Science, Professional Studies, Ultrsonography.

Duncansville, Pa.:

Amanda Jean Lyon, Bachelor of Arts, Accounting; Jayme Nichole Runk, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Samantha Joe Bruce, Associate of Science Nursing; Karen Y. Bubier, Associate of Science, Nursing; Tyler J. Hennessey, Associate of Science, Nursing; Matthew W. Hunter, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Ashlee Nicole Patton, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Dunlo, Pa.:

Courtney Ann Giger, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Dysart, Pa.:

Tyler E. Wertz, Associate of Science, Nursing.

East Freedom, Pa.:

Joshua A. Bridges, Associate of Science, General Studies.

Ebensburg, Pa.:

Andrew  James Schultz, Bachelor of Science, Information Technology; Laura A. O’Farrell. Bachelor of Science Nursing RN-BSN; and Susan M. Bradley, Bachelor of Science, Professional Studies: Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Freemansburg, Pa.:

Juliann Marano, Bachelor of Arts, Sign Language/Interpreter Education.

Gallitzin, Pa.:

Sarah A. Lynch, Associate of Science, Nursing; Samantha Jo Kimberling, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Christine Marie Sanders, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Garrett, Pa.:

Kerri Marie Sivits, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Gettysburg, Pa.:

Ronald T. Cupp, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration.

Hastings, Pa.:

Alison Marie Keller, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Hawk Run, Pa.:

Samantha R. Ward, Bachelor of Science, General Studies.

Hollidaysburg, Pa.:

Zackery Adam Imler, Associate of Science, Nursing; and  Katrina Pike, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology.

Hollsopple, Pa.:

Katelyn J. Barlow, Bachelor of Arts, History/Political Science.

Johnstown, Pa.:

Mylenea White, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology; Alissa M. Reed, Associate of Science, Medical Assistant; Lauren E. Binaut, Associate of Science Nursing; Krystal L. DeMatteis, Associate of Science, Nursing; Dustin W. Held, Associate of Science, Nursing; Emily Jeanne Legath, Associate of Science, Nursing; Erin Nicole Lodolinski, Associate of Science, Nursing; Patricia T. Shaffer, Associate of Science, Nursing;  Cortney Lee Benton, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN; Emily E. DiLoreto, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN; and Sierra L. Schaller-Mahl, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Lilly, Pa.:

Chad M. Franey, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Loretto, Pa.:

John Lewis Galebach, Bachelor of Science, Biology; Sharon Margaret Biter, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Jessica C. Farabaugh, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Mineral Point, Pa.;

Renee L. Powell, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Mount Union, Pa.:

Angi Lynn Stapleton, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Nanty Glo, Pa.:

Lauren D. Oldham, Bachelor of Science, Biology; and Apryle L. Bober, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Nicktown, Pa.:

Nancy L. Krumenacker, bachelor of Science, Nursing, RN-BSN.

Patton, Pa.:

Rachel Marie Breth, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Philippi, WV.:

Kennedy N. Kabiru, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration.

Phillipsburg, Pa.:

Sandra J. Kyler, Master of Science, General Psychology; and Theresa Ann Balum, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Port Matilda, Pa.:

Melanie C. Turano, Bachelor of Arts, English.

Portage, Pa.:

Amanda Lee Edwards, Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Robert F. Walsh, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Kaylee Ann Kowalczyk, Bachelor of Science, General Science; Alicia J. Halerz, Associate of Science, Nursing; and Ashleigh M. Kissell, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Punxsutawney, Pa.:

Dylan John Kachmar, Bachelor of Science, Medical Imaging.

Ramey, Pa.;

Mallori M. Rebar, Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts.

Reynoldsville, Pa.:

Jennifer Lynn Seger, Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts.

Roaring Springs, Pa.:

Heidi Marie Weber, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.

Robertsdale, Pa.:

Alyson Lorin Sebia, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Rockville, MD:

Patrick Joseph Engler, Bachelor of Arts, English.

Rockwood, Pa.:

Bowie Allen Humbert, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology.

Schellsburg, Pa.:

Loriann F. Pauley, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Sidman, Pa.:

Jared A. Baxter, Master of Business Administration; and Christine C. Perla, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Silver Springs, MD:

Yeo S. Koo, Bachelor of Science, Biology.

Tarentum, Pa.:

Samantha M. Baseler, Bachelor of Arts, Sign Language/Interpreter Education.

Vintondale, Pa.:

Charlene Ann Peters, Associate of Science, Nursing.

Williamsburg, Pa.:

Serena Marie Frew, Associate of Science,Nursing.

Windber, Pa.:

Dustin R. Leverknight, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; Amanda R. Pavlick, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology; Heather Leanne King, Associate of Science, Nursing; Molly Jo Sambor, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN; and Kaylie Hope Walker, Bachelor of Science, Nursing RN-BSN.


For photos of the 2013 Mount Aloysius College December Graduation, click here!

Aerial Photo of the Mount Aloysius Campus