• News for Community

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Poetry Reading with Jacob Bacharach!  Tomorrow Wednesday, April 17 6pm – 7pm Celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading of Jacob Bacharach’s poem, Ohr Ein Sof–Light Without End. Jacob’s poem is the current literary work featured on artist Janet Zweig’s Analog Scroll on the N. Main Street bridge.   Register to attend this FREE event online or call ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    You're Invited to a NEIGHBORHOOD BLOCK PARTY! Please join Laurel Faith in Action for our Annual Celebration of Community on Friday, May 3 from 11:30 AM -1 PM at the Rogers Center. We'll have laughs, fun, picnic food and special guest from the neighborhood, Jim Bendel! For more information, to reserve a seat and/or to be an event sponsor, please visit:http://laurelfia.org/reserve.html
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    The 47th season of the Saint Vincent College Concert Series will wrap up with a performance by harpists Gretchen Van Hoesen and Natalie Severson at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt.   The principal harpist of the Pittsburgh Symphony since 1977, Van Hoesen has enjoyed a distinguished music career, having performed as a soloist with such conductors as Sir André ...read more
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    Friday, April 12, 2019
    A decorated Army Ranger, Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive tackle, National Football League Pro Bowler and noted humanitarian, Alejandro Villanueva will be the principal speaker at the 173rd annual commencement of Saint Vincent College. More than 340 undergraduate and graduate degrees will be awarded at the Saturday, May 11, ceremony, which begins at 11 a.m. in the Robert S. Carey Student ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    In the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year, Saint Vincent College will welcome its 18th president. In a recent letter to Archabbot Douglas Nowicki, O.S.B., chancellor of Saint Vincent College, and J. Christopher Donahue, chairman of the Board of Directors, President Br. Norman Hipps, O.S.B., observed that with his reaching his 75th birthday and a major capital campaign coming to a ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Saint Vincent Summer Theatre supporters Terry and Chris Linville will serve as chairpersons for the 30th annual Saint Vincent Summer Theatre Gala on Friday, June 28.  A festive evening of gourmet food, fellowship and professional theater is planned, featuring “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” with music by Alan Menken, book by Linda Woolverton and directed by Greggory Brandt.  The Linvilles have ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Award-winning freelance photojournalist Justin Merriman ’00 will present the main address at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg’s 2019 Commencement. The campus’ Commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m. on Ridilla Field (inclement weather: Chambers Hall Gymnasium).   Merriman is a visual storyteller and journalist whose quest to cover politics, wars, natural ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Toyota Material Handling (TMH) announced PennWest Industrial Trucks is a recipient of the annual President’s Award which recognizes the top Toyota forklift dealers in North America. The revered award recognizes the top dealers who perform at the highest level in parts, service, equipment sales, customer satisfaction and overall operations. Out of the seventy-five Toyota forklift dealerships in ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Pitt-Greensburg will host several events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The events are designed to educate people about the issue, show a pathway to recovery for victims, and offer information on how to get help for one’s self or for others.   It is part of an ongoing educational effort on campus to create a culture of awareness that helps the community to understand ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
     The Saint Vincent College Singers will present “Tenebrae,” a service of music for Lent and Holy Week, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in the Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt.   The evening of music and readings will provide a time of reflection and contemplation for the upcoming Holy Week.   The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Thomas Octave, chair of the ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Saint Vincent College’s Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing will host a presentation on the new challenge of wastewater treatment by Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Lidia Esmeralda Garcia at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion.   The lecture is free and open to the public.   Garcia’s work as a ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
     Saint Vincent College announced that five seniors have been named finalists for the 45th annual President’s Award, the College’s highest student honor, presented to the member of the graduating class who best embodies the Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college values in its students – outstanding academic achievement, student leadership and community service.  Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., ...read more
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg welcomes Mark Conrad, an associate professor of law and ethics at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, to Greensburg to discuss “The Professionalization of College Sports.” The program on Tuesday, April 9, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ferguson Theater (Smith Hall). This event is free and open to the public.   Conrad, who is the director of ...read more
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
     The Pitt-Greensburg Theater Company opens its spring production of the musical, Young Frankenstein, this evening (Thursday, April 4) at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Theater (Smith Hall). The show will run through Sunday, April 7, with show times at 7:30 p.m. (April 4, 5, and 6) and 2 p.m. (April 7). Tickets, available at the door, are $10 (regular) and $5 (Pitt ID, student, senior).   Young ...read more
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
    Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will host Understanding Financial Statements from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, April 26, at Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, 1040 Eberly Way, Suite 200, Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania.  Financial reports are vital to all business operations. Understanding how to apply them is absolutely essential to profitability. In this seminar, participants ...read more
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    Friday, April 05, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Dr. Terrance Smith as head men’s basketball coach.   A graduate of Saint Vincent and one of the top players to ever wear the green and gold, Smith takes over the helm after spending five seasons as assistant coach.   Praising Smith’s work as an assistant on the Bearcat staff, Saint Vincent College President Br. Norman ...read more
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    Thursday, April 04, 2019
     Dr. Michael Urick, Saint Vincent College associate professor and director of the school’s Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence (MSMOE) program, has been named a regional recipient of the 2019 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award, which recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the ...read more
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    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    As summer is fast approaching, the Westmoreland County Food Bank (WCFB) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) are again facing a decrease in funds and supplies to feed those in need in our community.  During the summer months, the demand for food increases because children are not receiving nourishment at school and parents look for ways to adequately feed their families. For thirty-seven ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
     The Dr. Bernard Cobetto Lecture on Contemporary Ethical Issues will tackle the issue of Climate Change as it affects Western Pennsylvania at this year’s event to be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg. The program, a discussion featuring a panel of experts, will be held in Ferguson Theater (Smith Hall) and is open to the public. Please call 724-836-7980 by ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Mock Trial team recently completed its 2018-19 competitive season at the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Regional Tournament hosted by Ohio State University at the Franklin County Courthouse in Columbus.   Coached by Michael Arabia and George Miller, instructors in Saint Vincent’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government, the SVC team ...read more
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    Monday, April 01, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Music Department will present “Percussion and Pops,” a performance by the school’s Percussion Ensemble and Concert Band, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center’s Performing Arts Center on the Saint Vincent campus.   The recital will feature the works of Leonard Bernstein, John Philip Sousa, Anthony Cirone and Joe Tompkins, among ...read more
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    Friday, March 29, 2019
    Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering educational seminars on the accounting software package QuickBooks® on the Saint Vincent College campus.  QuickBooks® Basic seminar will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This program is designed for individuals and businesses that have recently purchased the accounting system, QuickBooks®, or for those ...read more
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    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College and the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at Harvard College’s Graduate School of Education have announced a three-year collaboration focused on extending and deepening their work together in the service of ensuring that all children have high-quality early- learning experiences.   The lead initiative ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the seminar, The First Step to Small Business Success, on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on the campus of Saint Vincent College.   The First Step is an informal workshop that covers topics such as what is needed to get started, obtaining financing, licenses and applications that are needed and the ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 27, 2019
    John M. Lally, C’77, will serve as principal speaker, while The Hon. Maureen Lally-Green will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree, at the 2019 Saint Vincent College Spring Honors Convocation, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in the Saint Vincent Basilica.   At the academic convocation, Saint Vincent College’s highest student honor, the President’s Award, will be presented to one member ...read more
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