• News for Human Interest

    Friday, October 16, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Saint Vincent College a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant to help more students succeed in and graduate from college.   SSS helps college students who are low-income or first-generation (those whose parents do not have a four-year college degree). Awarded in five-year increments by the U.S. Department of Education, this ...read more
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    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will continue to offer its successful drive-thru campus tour option to prospective students and their families. Prospective students can register for one of two tours this month: Saturday, October 17, and Saturday, October 31.   The drive-through tours--an innovative approach to the traditional campus visit--allow students and their ...read more
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    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Greensburg, Pa: Stage Right Theatre Company will be bringing the beloved Halloween experience that is The Rocky Horror Show Live, into a big top tent in their parking lot for two weekends this October. Shows are set for October 23, 24, 30 and 31, with all shows starting at 8pm. The cult musical that Stage Right has been staging annually for most of the last 20 Octobers, finds its home this year in ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  – The Saint Vincent Center for Catholic Thought and Culture has been named an Oasis of Excellence by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).   With the Oasis of Excellence distinction, the ACTA recognizes SVC’s Center for Catholic Thought and Culture for its strong liberal arts curriculum and dedication to broadening viewpoint diversity. The ACTA began honoring ...read more
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    Wednesday, October 07, 2020
    LATROBE, PA  –  The Saint Vincent College Players are making preparations for a pair of virtual performances of the one-act courtroom comedy “Objection! Disorder in the Court!” The performances will be recorded on Friday, Oct. 16, and Saturday, Oct. 17, and will be available for viewing on the Saint Vincent College YouTube channel on Friday, Oct. 23.   Written by Brianna Dehn, the one-act play ...read more
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    Monday, October 05, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Alpha Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is inducting two new members for fall 2020.   The inductees are:  ·         Cameron Bryce Seigfreid, a senior double majoring in criminal justice and political science who is a 2017 graduate of Penn Trafford High School in Harrison City, ...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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    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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    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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