Mount Aloysius Financial Aid Director Honored

Posted on: December 18, 2017

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Cresson, Pa. — Mount Aloysius College Director of Financial Aid, Ms. Stacy Schenk was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (PASFAA) with their Presidential Award. Ms. Schenk received the recognition for her commitment, energy, and work for students at Mount Aloysius College and PASFAA, where she served as chair. She received the President’s Award at the annual PASFAA meeting.

Ms. Schenk has been affiliated with Mount Aloysius College since 1989. She earned her Baccalaureate degree from Mount Aloysius College, and the Master of Arts degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Vice President of Enrollment Management at Mount Aloysius, Dr. Frank Crouse noted Ms. Schenk’s commitment to helping students at Mount Aloysius distinguishes her among her peers in the field. “Many of our students are first-generation in their families to attend college,” noted Dr. Crouse. “These students and their families are new to the deadlines and guidelines surrounding the quest to ascertain their eligibility for financial aid. Stacy Schenk has been tireless in helping students and their families achieve their dreams of a college education. She is an asset to the College and a real help to our students.”

More than 94 percent of Mount Aloysius students receive financial aid. The average package for students is more than $10,000. Many Mount Aloysius students are eligible to receive support from a variety of institutional grants and endowed scholarships. The College’s Financial Aid Office offers assistance to clarify regulations and help students.

Mount Aloysius students pick from over 70 academic programs which statistically earn good jobs or a ready pathway to grad school. Mount Aloysius signed an early acceptance agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), Dental and Pharmacy school. Mount Aloysius College’s NCAA Division III athletic status and the developing campus continues attracting students looking for a “next level” college experience. Mount Aloysius students compete in 14 NCAA Division III sports.

Mount Aloysius College was recently named one of 100 Best Value College’s in the US. They are also a College of Distinction, A Pennsylvania College of Distinction and three separate academic areas of Mount Aloysius—Business, Education and Nursing—have separately earned College of Distinction status. Mount Aloysius was named one of four colleges deemed “an engine of opportunity” in a White House Report. Their Nursing Division is ranked sixth in Pennsylvania for NCLEX pass rates among nursing programs that test more than 85 students annually. Their American Sign Language/English Interpreter program is one of only 13 accredited programs in the nation.

For more information about Mount Aloysius visit their web site at or call 814-886-6383.

Aerial Photo of the Mount Aloysius Campus