• News for Human Interest

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Eight alumni of the former Saint Vincent Preparatory School will be honored during Prep Alumni Reunion Weekend June 7-9.  Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award will be Fr. Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., of Latrobe, and Fred L. Soisson, M.D., of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Johnstown. Receiving Alumni of Distinction Awards will be William A. Goyette of Pittsburgh (15220), Ronald G. Rosemeier, Ph.D., of ...read more
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    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Two Saint Vincent College students have been named Clare Boothe Luce Scholars in conjunction with a program founded by the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) program of the Henry Luce Foundation which is designed to increase the number of women who will enroll and graduate as leaders in computing, engineering science and physics.  Lynn-Marie Vaughan, a computer science major from Beltsville, Maryland, and ...read more
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    Monday, May 20, 2019
    Wednesday, May 29 7:30–9pm The Westmoreland, in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, presents a conversation exploring the artistic practices and thematic and stylistic similarities between the work of Thomas and Andy Warhol. Diaz, Chief Curator at The Warhol, and Thomas will discuss her and Warhol’s use of imagery appropriated from popular culture and art history as well as ...read more
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    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    Saint Vincent College student Paul Weisser is the 2019 national winner of the Bert and Phyllis Lamb Prize in Political Science.   Weisser, a junior philosophy and politics major from Red Lion (York Catholic High School), submitted an essay entitled “I Believe We are Lost: The Worst Casualties of the Great War,” which interprets Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel “All Quiet on the Western ...read more
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    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    RiSe Dispensaries, owned and operated by Green Thumb Industries, will host a job fair for its upcoming Latrobe location. RiSe employees will be on-site to meet with applicants. RiSe is looking for hourly retail staff, specifically Patient Care Specialists and Shift Supervisors.WHO:                   Qualified community members seeking employment.  WHERE:              Spring Hill Suites Pittsburgh ...read more
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    Thursday, May 16, 2019
     Rehearsals have begun for Saint Vincent Summer Theatre’s production of the popular musical revue “Forever Plaid,” which opens on Thursday, May 23, in the Performing Arts Center in the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the Saint Vincent College campus.  Written by Stuart Ross, “Forever Plaid” is set in the early 1960s and follows four high school friends with a shared love of music who aspire to ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    In delivering the principal address at Saint Vincent College’s 173rd spring commencement on Saturday, May 11, Alejandro Villanueva, a decorated Army Ranger, noted humanitarian and Pro Bowl offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers, recounted to 335 grads how keeping a collection of mental notes and observations from his many experiences, along with giving without hesitation and continually ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
     Precision Business Solutions, an IT Security and Management Company headquartered in Ebensburg, PA, today announced that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the Consulting and Services Category.The Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative, and thought-leading technology ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2019
    In Conversation: Will Wilson and Jami Powell Sunday, May 19 2–3:30pmEnjoy a conversation and exploration of the photographic process from both artist and sitter perspectives. Artist Will Wilson and Jami Powell, a citizen of the Osage Nation, the Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Hood Museum of Artat Dartmouth College, and a sitter of Will Wilson’s, will discuss his ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Office of Admission has announced plans for upcoming Get Acquainted Days for prospective students and their families on Saturdays, June 15, July 20 and Aug. 17.  Get Acquainted Day features a series of short talks on academics, admission procedures, financial aid and college life at Saint Vincent. In addition, the program includes a tour of the campus and an opportunity ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2019
    On May 3, Saint Vincent College senior Ian Herzing debuted his documentary “Being Our B.E.S.T.” in front of a standing room only crowd that filled a Prep Hall classroom.  A communication major from St. Marys (Elk County Catholic High School), Herzing dedicated his entire final semester at Saint Vincent to creating the documentary as an independent study project under David Safin, assistant ...read more
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    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    For the third consecutive year, a contingent of Saint Vincent College students will take part in the World Series of Birding in Cape May, New Jersey, on Saturday, May 11.  Now entering its 36th year, the World Series of Birding is the largest birding competition in the United States. Starting at midnight on May 11, participants will be given 24 hours to locate and identify as many different ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    On April 5, Dr. Josephine Wee, assistant professor in the Department of Food Science at The Pennsylvania State University, spoke to students in Saint Vincent College’s Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Science, Mathematics and Computing on her research entitled, “From Genotype to Phenotype: Understanding how fungi contribute to food safety and quality.”  Among the attendees at Wee’s presentation ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    On May 1, thirteen Saint Vincent College students were inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society, in a ceremony at the Fred M. Rogers Center.  To be eligible for admission, undergraduate students must have completed at least the equivalent of two semesters of calculus and two additional courses in mathematics at or above the calculus level, all of which lead to the ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
     The Saint Vincent College Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing has announced that eight of its seniors have been accepted and will pursue graduate degrees at prestigious schools across the country following their May 11 graduation from Saint Vincent.  The students include:Mitchell Bredice, physics major from Jeannette, who will attend the University of ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing has announced that six students have been accepted and will pursue advanced degrees in allied health professions following their May 11 graduation from Saint Vincent.  The students include:Lindsey Kampas, chemistry major from Elizabeth, who will pursue a doctorate of pharmacy at the University of ...read more
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    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Decorated Army veteran and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva will be the principal speaker at the 173rd annual commencement of Saint Vincent College at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center gymnasium on the Saint Vincent campus.  More than 340 students will receive their undergraduate or graduate degrees during the commencement ...read more
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    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    Robert G. Gregerson, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and senior advisor to the provost at Florida Gulf Coast University, has been named president of the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, effective July 1, 2019. He succeeds Sharon P. Smith, who has served as president of Pitt–Greensburg since 2007. Over the past three decades, Gregerson has served in academic leadership positions ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    The Saint Vincent College Department of Mathematics and the Saint Vincent Gallery will co-present a lecture by renowned artist Roman Verostko at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 26, in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the Saint Vincent campus.   The presentation is free and open to the public.   Entitled “Algorithmic Transformations, 1947-2017: From Ideas ...read more
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