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Will You Be Joining Us For Alumni & Homecoming Weekend 2024?

We are excited to plan Milestone Reunions for 2024, celebrated during Alumni & Homecoming Weekend! While we have a variety of events planned throughout the weekend for the entire Mount Aloysius Community, we’ve highlighted a few specific events that are either specific to your reunion class or we believe you’ll enjoy.

Enjoy browsing through this webpage to learn more about your Milestone Reunion plans. You can visit the Alumni & Homecoming Weekend webpage for details on the entire weekend by clicking here. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jaimie Steel-Radovanic, Community Engagement Officer, at jsteel-radovanic@mtaloy.edu OR 814-886-6627.

Classes Celebrating Milestone Reunions

Alumni who graduated in years ending in a “4” or “9” are celebrating a special milestone anniversary. We hope that you’ll plan to attend Alumni & Homecoming Weekend, October 18 – 20, as our special guests.

1964 – 60 Years

1969 – 55 Years

1974 – 50 Years

1979 – 45 Years

1984 – 40 Years

1989 – 35 Years

1994 – 30 Years

1999 – 25 Years

2004 – 20 Years

2009 – 15 Years

2014 – 10 Years

2019 – 5 Years

2024 – 0 Year Reunion

Reunion Volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers to elevate our class reunions.  Alumni from class years celebrating a reunion are needed to assist with outreach, planning, and to help during the various reunion events.  If you’re interested in connecting with classmates on behalf of the College, contributing ideas to make the celebrations even better, or assisting at reunion events during Alumni & Homecoming Weekend, please contact Jaimie Steel-Radovanic at 814-886-6627 or via email at jsteel-radovanic@mtaloy.edu

Milestone Reunion Class Events

The following events include both specific class reunion events and other suggested events we believe you’ll enjoy.
To view the full schedule for Alumni & Homecoming Weekend, click here.

Friday, October 18

4:30 – 6:30 PM Oktoberfest Alumni-Employee Social Proudly sponsored by Mount Aloysius’ Staff Council, this festive event offers a fantastic opportunity for alumni and employees to reconnect, while enjoying some fall-themed treats and beverages.
6:30 PM Class of 1974 50th Reunion Happy Hour Members of the Class of 1974 are invited to reconnect for a happy hour at Woody’s Lodge Winery in nearby Ashville, PA

Woody Lodge Winery, 1301 Colonel Drake Hwy, Ashville, PA 16613 (transportation not provided)

Saturday, October 19

 11:30 AM A Comfortable Cup of Tea Learn the history of Mount Aloysius, the Religious Sisters of Mercy, and Mother Catherine McAuley (Foundress of the Sisters of Mercy). Attendees will be provided tea and a small lunch menu. Registration is limited to 40.
 1:00 PM Campus Tour Starting at the Fall-Themed Tailgate, alumni will enjoy a guided walking tour to see familiar spaces and discover recent campus updates.
 2:30 PM Paint & Sip Class Alumni and guests can unwind at this Paint and Sip event, where they’ll enjoy a guided painting session of a picturesque Mount Aloysius fall-themed scene led by a local professional artist. Admission costs $15 per person, covering all painting supplies and a selection of wine (for those 21+). Limited space available.
5 PM Alumni Reunion Reception The Alumni Reunion Reception is a special event exclusively for those celebrating Milestone Reunions (all classes ending in 4 or 9) and our Golden Graduates (alumni who graduated 50+ years ago).
6 PM  Alumni Recognition Dinner All alumni and guests are invited to this seated dinner program, as we celebrate Milestone Reunions (all classes ending in 4 or 9) and recognize our distinguished alumni award winners.

Distinguished Alumni Award:
Donna (Reilly) Bafundo ’64
Kathleen (Perzik) Tice ’64

Alumni Service Award:
Mary Flynn Keller ’69
Shawn Kaufman ’92, ’94

Young Alumni Achievement Award:
Stephen Paskowski ’07
Austin Old ’15

Sunday, October 20

10 AM Mass celebrated by Fr. Justin Treon ’15, ’17 Celebrate Mass in Our Lady of Mercy Chapel with Mount Aloysius alumnus, Father Justin Treon ’15, ’17.
11:30 AM Brunch Following Mass, we will be offering a light brunch accompanied by a mimosa bar.

$5 per person.

As we prepare to celebrate your upcoming graduation milestone, we invite the Class of 1974 to submit information to be included in our memory book publication.  Submissions will be compiled and an electronic booklet will be shared with all those who participate following Alumni & Homecoming Weekend.

https://forms.gle/72EtT1DwMfSbmw6NA

It is our goal to connect with every graduate celebrating a reunion this year.  Unfortunately, the College does not have contact information for the names listed below.  If you have contact information for any of these valued classmates, please help us get back in touch by sending the information to alumni@mtaloy.edu.

1974

Ms. Jo Ann Benfatta
Ms. Eillen Kennedy
Mrs. Margaret A. Shaffer

1979

Ms. Suzanne Allen
Mr. Brian Bailey
Ms. Rebecca Anne Bair
Ms. Elvera James
Ms. Helen O’Brien
Ms. Vida Wealand

1984

Mrs. Nina Brandt
Ms. Vickie Kelly
Mr. James Lynn
Mrs. Christine McCabe
Ms. Barbara Montano

1989

Ms. Jeanmary Dospoy
Ms. Jane Horton
Mr. Robert Stephen, Jr.

1994

Ms. Theresa Cantolina
Ms. Salley Vochek

1999

Mr. Nicholas Campbell
Ms. Ibette Castro
Ms. Susana Garcia
Ms. Raquel Gongora
Mr. Melvin Lazo
Ms. Wendy Padilla
Mr. Jellson Perez
Ms. Natalie Reid
Ms. Belky Reyes
Ms. Nerida Tenesaca
Ms. Maria Valerio

2004

Mr. Paul Satterthwaite
Ms. Georgina Candido
Ms. Francis Cruz
Mr. Alvaro DeLeon
Ms. Centorecia Depass
Mr. Aracelis Figueroa
Ms. Xiomara Mendoza
Mr. Carlos Osegueda
Ms. Martha Pacay
Ms. Mildred Perez
Ms. Marrissa Phillips
Mr. Jorge Reyes
Ms. Ana Ruiz
Ms. Keydi Sierra

Congratulations to our 2024 Alumni Award Winners!

Distinguished Alumni Award:

Kathleen (Perzic) Tice ’64
Donna (Reilly) Bafundo ’64

Young Alumni Achievement Award:

Stephen Paskowski ’07
Austin “Ozzy” Old ’15

Alumni Service Award:

Mary Flynn Keller ’69
Shawn Kaufman ’92, ’94

Alumni are recognized annually for their achievements and contributions. Award winners will be recognized during the Alumni Recognition Dinner at Alumni & Homecoming Weekend.

More information can be found on our Alumni Awards webpage.

Hotel Room Block

Comfort Inn – Ebensburg, PA (9.7 mi)
111 Cook Rd., Ebensburg, PA, 15931, US
(814) 478-2037

Mention “Mount Aloysius”

$115 plus tax per night
Rooms are available October 18 and 19.

Cresson and Mount Aloysius College are located just off U.S. Route 22, about 13 miles west of Altoona and 30 miles north of Johnstown. The city of Pittsburgh is about 90 miles to the west. We’re very easy to find. Just follow the signs near the Cresson exits on U.S. 22.

7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630

Directional signage will be present to ensure you find the right place to park.

Campus Map

If you have questions, please contact Jaimie Steel-Radovanic, Community Engagement Officer:
814-886-6627 or jsteel-radovanic@mtaloy.edu