• News for Education

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Community Arts and Reintegration Project (CARP) will host two Community Mural Paint Days for the mural planned in New Kensington. The events will begin at 11 a.m. and run through 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 11. Both sessions will be held at the Voodoo Brewery (956 5th Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068).   “No painting skills are needed,” said Tim ...read more
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    Monday, September 28, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will host its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair in a virtual format over a three-day period: October 6, October 7, and October 8. The fair, which is open to the public, will run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  For a list of registered programs and to access the information session links, please ...read more
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    Monday, September 28, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – Saint Vincent College will host a virtual information session for those interested in its nationally ranked Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence (MSMOE) program at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6.   The information session will be conducted via Zoom and led by the MSMOE program director Dr. Michael Urick, who will discuss the philosophy of the program, its unique ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – The Kennametal Center for Operational Excellence at Saint Vincent College will sponsor a three-part webinar lunch and learn series on Lean Six Sigma and Lean Management led by Pravir Pandya, managing director for the global consulting firm GELRAD.   Free and open to the public, each session will last from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and will be conducted via Zoom.   The series begins ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will present its Volunteer of Excellence award to Huong Vo ’14 at the Alumni Awards Virtual Celebration Ceremony to be held at noon on Saturday, October 3. Visit https://www.greensburg.pitt.edu/alumni/awards to view the ceremony.   The PGAA Volunteer of Excellence Award was established in 2009 to recognize alumni who volunteer their ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will present its Young Alumni Leadership Award to Katie Byers ’17 at the Alumni Award Celebration Virtual Ceremony on Saturday, October 3, as part of Blue & Gold Celebration 2020.   The PGAA Young Alumni Leadership Award, initiated in 2015, recognizes established and future leaders among Pitt-Greensburg’s young alumni who are age 35 ...read more
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    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – Harry P. Bowser ’72 is the recipient of the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association’s (PGAA) Alumnus of Distinction Award. This year, a virtual awards recognition ceremony will be held Saturday, October 3, as part of Blue & Gold Celebration 2020 at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.   The PGAA Alumnus of Distinction Award acknowledges excellence among alumni of ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – Eulalia Books, an independent publisher of international poetry in translation housed at Saint Vincent College, will present “The Poetics of Translation,” a four-part virtual series featuring several Eulalia Books translators who will recontextualize the innovative strategies of translation for poets and writers.   Co-organized by Michelle Gil-Montero, professor of English and ...read more
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    Monday, September 14, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – On Friday, Sept. 11, Saint Vincent College ROTC cadets were joined by members of the Saint Vincent Benedictine community in honoring victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by climbing 2,200 stairs, the equivalent of the height of the 110-story World Trade Center.   Organized by Patrick Counihan, a senior marketing major and ROTC cadet from Bethel Park, the Saint Vincent ...read more
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    Monday, September 14, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – For the 11th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Vincent College in its top tier of national liberal arts colleges, while SVC also earned recognition from the publication as a top performer in social mobility.  U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 rankings are based on several key measures of quality including graduation and retention rates, assessment of ...read more
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    Thursday, September 10, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  –  Dr. Michael J. Urick, associate professor of management and graduate director of Saint Vincent College’s Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence program, has been named the series editor for the “Exploring Effective Leadership Practices through Popular Culture” book series and the North American associate editor for Measuring Business Excellence. Both publications ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 01, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – In Money magazine’s 2020 ranking of Best Colleges for Your Money, Saint Vincent College rated in the top 20 percent nationally of more than 700 public and private schools listed, while placing ninth among 71 Pennsylvania institutions.In addition to the national listing, Saint Vincent College ranked 31st nationally, and fifth among Pennsylvania institutions, in the magazine’s Best ...read more
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    Monday, August 03, 2020
    Greater Latrobe - Laurel Valley Chamber of Commerce Launches Shoe Drive Fundraiser Latrobe, PA – Greater Latrobe - Laurel Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Funds2Orgs to conduct a shoe drive fundraiser beginning on August 3, 2020. The GLLV Chamber will earn funds based on the total weight of the gently worn, used and new pairs of shoes collected. Those dollars raised will benefit the ...read more
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