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    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    We’re back with our signature event – WALK A MILE IN Their His HER Our SHOES – after the hiatus we took in 2020 to protect the health and safety of the community.  This year, given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will have a twist: we will be virtual! This means that we’re expanding the Walk to all of Westmoreland County and beyond … so you can take a stand while staying close to home.  ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College president Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., has announced that six high school students will be awarded scholarships to Saint Vincent College as a result of their performance in the College’s 40th annual Wimmer Scholarship Competition.  As the first-place finisher in the Scholarship Competition, Nathan Caldwell, a home-schooled student from Montgomery Village, ...read more
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    Monday, February 22, 2021
    LATROBE, PA – The winners of Saint Vincent College’s 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poetry Competition have been announced, with junior English major Isabel Sicree’s composition, entitled “Baptism by Fire,” taking first-place honors.  Sicree, a native of Boalsburg, recited her poem following a Feb. 12 virtual presentation by award-winning creative professional, producer, columnist and ...read more
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    Monday, February 22, 2021
    By Julia Snyder, senior English major from Murrysville, Pennsylvania  LATROBE, PA — PEN America has named “Katabasis” one of the top five works of translated poetry of 2020. “Katabasis,” a poetry collection written by Colombian poet Lucía Estrada and translated by Olivia Lott, is the first full collection of poetry by a Colombian woman to be translated into English.  Eulalia Books, which ...read more
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    Friday, February 19, 2021
    GREENSBURG, PA – For the 11th consecutive year, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg has been designated a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media.   Now in its 11th year, the Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This prestigious list provides a comprehensive guide ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    GREENSBURG, PA – Voices: Celebrating the Beauty and Diversity of America’s Literary Landscape will offer its second round of author readings on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. This virtual gathering is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and is designed to celebrate the richness of human lives and stories. The event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance ...read more
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    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    Greensburg, Pa, February 15, 2021: Stage Right’s Student Company will be staging the brand new hit musical; “The SpongeBob Musical”, both in-person and live-streamed from the Science Hall Theatre at Westmoreland County Community College February 26-28. Based on the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants, the show made its world premiere in June 2016 at the Oriental Theatre ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 27, 2021
    LATROBE, PA – Phase 1A-eligible Saint Vincent College community members were among the more than 700 people to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during Tuesday’s large-scale vaccination clinic conducted at the Fred M. Rogers Center through the College’s partnership with The Mainline Pharmacy Group.  It was the first in what will be a series of vaccination clinics to be conducted at Saint ...read more
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