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Study Night is this THURSDAY from Theresa Spanella Linda A Leahey 2/20/2017 12:21:31 PM
Study Night is this THURSDAY!!!
Join us in the Library on February 23 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm for Study Night! This event features everything (and everyone) you need to be successful on your midterms. There will be nearly 30 tutors, faculty members and SI Leaders waiting to help you! We'll have plenty of food, prizes and FUN! If you can't be there at 5pm, join us for one of our Early Bird Specials to be entered to win a FREE PRIZE! At 3:30, Ms. Lauren Coakley and Mr. Ryan Knee will present "There's More to Google Than Google" - a workshop designed to uncover some of the hidden gems in your inbox! At 4:00, Ms. Karen Castagnola will be holding a special NU130 review session. Come, join in and have fun! We'll see you there!
Summer Registration Reminder from Dr. Chris Lovett Linda A Leahey 2/20/2017 12:19:35 PM
Dear Students, 
 
Registration for Summer 2017 courses begins Wednesday, March 1st.  Please view this link for complete details.
 
Sincerely,
 
Dr. Lovett
Mount Women Host First Round Conference Playoff Game from Ryan Smith Linda A Leahey 2/20/2017 9:48:01 AM

Mount Community,

 
Our Women's Basketball team clinched the 4 seed in the conference this weekend.  They host PSU Behrend this Wednesday, February 22 at the ACWC.  Game time is 7:00 p.m.
 
Please come out and support our Women Mounties!
 
Ryan Smith
Athletic Director
TIAA Representative On Campus from Cheryl Skelly Linda A Leahey 2/17/2017 1:48:14 PM

The TIAA Representative will be on campus to conduct hourly One- on- One Counseling Sessions with employees on Wed. April 19 and  Wed. May 17, both days from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Cosgrave Conference Room 114.  Please see the Invite poster on the MAC Bulletin Board for instructions to schedule an appointment.

MAAPP 2017-2018 Mentor applications are now available from Jenna Weyandt Linda A Leahey 2/17/2017 9:13:55 AM
MAAPP 2017-2018 Mentor applications are now available
 
MAAPP stands for Mount Aloysius Academic Preparation Program and helps freshmen with the transition from high school to college.
 
If you want to get involved in something where you can have fun, get paid, and make a difference, please see Jenna Weyandt in Main 101E or email jweyandt@mtaloy.edu for an application today! Interviews start Tuesday, February 21, so don't delay; get your application today!
Open House/Employee Parking on Monday February 20 from Jane Grassadonia Linda A Leahey 2/16/2017 3:00:27 PM

 Mount Colleagues,

 
The College is hosting an open house on Monday, February 20th which will begin in Alumni Hall.  In order to offer our best hospitality, we are hoping that you will again volunteer - if you are able, to park your vehicle in the lower end of Lot 6, closest to the Chapel and the cemetery if you park in Lots 3 & 4 near Alumni Hall.  The area in Lot 6 will be marked for employee parking.
 
 
Thank you for your help if you are able to do so.
MAC Bowling Club hosting Strike Out Hunger from Jenna Weyandt Linda A Leahey 2/16/2017 2:58:55 PM
Dear Mount Community,
 
The MAC Bowling Club is hosting Strike Out Hunger on March 26, 2017 from 12-6pm at Pleasant Valley Recreation Center  - 1801 Logan Ave, Altoona, PA, 16602. Cost is $20 per person, which includes 3 games of bowling, shoe rental, all you can eat, music, and a tee-shirt, while supplies last. MAC students, staff/faculty, children, and community members are welcome. 
 
There will be basket raffles and 50/50 drawings. All profits (after our costs) go to Saint Vincent DePaul Food Pantry in  Altoona. 
 
Register for Strike Out Hunger starting on Monday, February 20 by visiting our table in Cosgrave during lunch and dinner hours. Or, you may register online at bit.ly/macbowl and pay with a debit or credit card."
Call for Mercy Spirit Award Nominations from Mission Integration Chris Koren Linda A Leahey 2/16/2017 10:24:27 AM
We invite all faculty and staff of Mount Aloysius College to nominate a graduating student who has displayed a commitment to upholding the mission and values outlined by the Sisters of Mercy and Mount Aloysius College.  
 
Special note: 
  • awards are available for both 2 year and 4 year graduating students
 
All nomination should be submitted by March 17, 2017 at 5pm. The selection committee will review all of the nominations. 
Questions can be emailed to MissionIntegration@mtaloy.edu 
 
Please use the online form for nomination submissions: 
 
 
Save the date for upcoming spring speakers from the Speaker Series Committee/Chris Koren Linda A Leahey 2/16/2017 9:13:41 AM

Save the date for upcoming spring speakers from the Speaker Series Committee

  • 2/28 at 3:30pm Spring Honors Lecture featuring Dr. Talbot (Alumni Hall)
  • 4/27 at 12pm Ecumenical Spring Semester Lecture featuring Dr. Charlie Myer (Cosgrave/RSVP required for this event/email missionintegration@mtaloy.edu if interested)
  • Special note- Sr. Angela Reed's Moral Choices presentation scheduled for 2/21 has been postponed with a date yet to be determined. She is in Australia and is still waiting on a work visa to be issued for her re-entry to the US.  Once she is able to travel we will inform everyone of the new presentation date.
Symposium announcement from Dr. Crystal Goldyn Linda A Leahey 2/15/2017 11:52:54 AM

The Student Research Committee would like to remind all faculty and staff that the intent to participate in the 12th Annual Student Research Symposium on April 20, 2017 is due by February 28, 2017. All students are encouraged to participate. It should be noted that those completing the intent to participate will still need to submit an abstract in March. Any questions can be directed to Dr. Crystal Goldyn  at cgoldyn@mtaloy.edu or Dr. Mary Shuttlesworth at mshuttlesworth@mtaloy.edu. The intent to participate form and more information about the symposium can be found at http://www.mtaloy.edu/learning-programs/research/

Donations Requested for the Glass Slipper Project from Dr. Mary Shuttlesworth Linda A Leahey 2/14/2017 11:16:46 AM

Donations Requested for the Glass Slipper Project

 

The Psychology Club and the Physical Therapy Assistant Club are partnering with the Glass Slipper Project, a program of United Way of Blair County, to collect new and gently-worn prom, special-occasion, and bridesmaid gowns. We will also accept donations of men's formal wear. 

Please drop off any donations in the Cosgrave lobby on Friday, Feb. 17 from 11-1:30. 

 

Collected gowns  are then distributed to Blair County high school students who may not otherwise be able to afford prom attire. Approximately 50% of the county’s high school students are economically disadvantaged; therefore, donations of formal wear and accessories are greatly needed.

 

Thank you!

Save the Date - Study Night is 2.23.17 from Theresa Spanella Linda A Leahey 2/13/2017 10:13:36 AM
Save the Date - Study Night is 2.23.17
It's that time of year again! Study Night is BACK! The Midterm Study Night will be held Thursday, February 23 from 5pm until 10pm in the Library. As always, we will have plenty of food, tutors, faculty and fun to help you kick-start your midterm study sessions. Stop by early for one of our two Early Bird Specials to be entered to win a prize. We really hope to see you there!
Sale at the Bookstore from Chris Clinton Linda A Leahey 2/10/2017 9:37:38 AM
Sealed With a Kiss - Sale at the Bookstore
February 13th - 17th

Get 25% - 40% off your clothing and gift items
Get up to 75% off the 50%-off Rack

Don't forget about our Count the Kisses Contest
Closest guess without going over wins the vase
full of kisses and a $50 Bookstore Gift Certificate!
School of Nursing Application Announcement from Veronica Fleming Linda A Leahey 2/6/2017 9:48:32 AM

To:    All General Studies Students and Students Changing Majors to Nursing

Students who intend on entering the Associate Degree Nursing Program in the Fall 2017 semester, must complete an internal Nursing Application and meet all stated admission and pre-enrollment requirements.  School of Nursing Applications are available in the Registrar’s Office, School of Nursing Office, and on the MAC Portal Page and are due Friday, March 10, 2017.

ANY STUDENT CURRENTLY IN PRE-NURSING STATUS DOES NOT NEED TO COMPLETE A SCHOOL OF NURSING APPLICATION.

Questions may be directed to the School of Nursing by phone (886-6393) or emailed to vfleming@mtaloy.edu.  

Students and advisors will be notified of the acceptance decision on or before March 30, 2017 via college email following the completion of the application review process.

 

Local Artist Workshop on Saturday, February 18 from 9:30-Noon in ACWC from Don Talbot Linda A Leahey 1/30/2017 11:01:52 AM
Local Artist Workshop on Saturday, February 18 from 9:30-Noon in ACWC
 
Local artist, Yong Sook Kim-Lambert, will be offering a workshop in monoprinting on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 9:30am-noon in ACWC.  The workshop is free to students, staff, faculty, and alumni.  For more information, please see attached flyer on the MAC Bulletin Board.
Career Makeover: Community Edition - Basket Raffle Donations & Save the Date! from Kristy Magee Linda A Leahey 1/27/2017 2:49:03 PM
Faculty, Staff & Offices!!
 
Career Development, Mission Integration, Student Activities and many others on campus are working together to create a CAREER MAKEOVER: COMMUNITY EDITION event on Saturday, April 22nd from 1-4pm in Bertschi.  This exciting event will be a professional makeover for all career related endeavors and include speakers, 15 professional prep stations, and a basket raffle.  Please find a "save the date" with information on the MAC Bulletin Board.  Open to ALL in the community----students, alumni, faculty/staff, high school students, parents, etc.
 
We are in need of donations from offices or individuals for a basket raffle for this event!  Ideas are attached in a document on the MAC Bulletin Board.  Please contact Kristy Magee at kmagee@mtaloy.edu with questions or if you wish to make a donation for a basket.  Thank you!