• News for Press Release

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Katherine Hope, currently of Jeannette, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Aaron Slafka Memorial Service Award at the University of Pittsburgh at Greenburg. Hope, a senior political science major with minors in sociology and legal psychology, is a 2016 graduate of Franklin Regional High School. Her parents, Jeff and Lisa Tranquil Hope reside in Murrysville. The award, which includes a plaque and a ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Loyalhanna Care Center  was notified this afternoon by the Westmoreland County Department of Health that a resident of the facility has tested positive for COVID-19. This resident was identified through our monitoring process for this virus and is currently in the hospital for treatment of her symptoms. We are working closely with our local, state and federal health departments as we continue to ...read more
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    Sunday, March 22, 2020
    GREENSBURG, Pa. — The chief medical officer for Excela Health believes it's a matter of when, not if, Westmoreland County will see its first coronavirus case. "I suspect it'll be sooner rather than later, but I don't have a crystal ball to tell you whether it will be hours or days," Dr. Carol Fox said Wednesday. Fox said patients have already been tested through Excela Health, and some of those ...read more
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    Sunday, March 22, 2020
    For Immediate Release March 20, 2020 For more information, contactTricia Harris, tharris@pachamber.org | 717.720.5447PA CHAMBER, THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR GREATER PHILADELPHIA AND GREATER PITTSBURGH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE JOINT STATEMENT ON WOLF ADMINISTRATION’S MODIFICATION OF COVID-19 EMERGENCY ORDER TO CLOSE “NON-LIFE-SUSTAINING” BUSINESSES   HARRISBURG - Today, the Wolf administration ...read more
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    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Due to the travel and gathering restrictions associated with COVID-19, Saint Vincent College has announced the cancellation of the 2020 season of Saint Vincent Summer Theatre.  “This is certainly a difficult and unfortunate decision as Saint Vincent Summer Theatre has been a staple for 51 years in the community and throughout the region,” said Greggory Brandt, Saint Vincent Summer ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College president Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., has announced that face-to-face classes will be suspended, and all College-sponsored events canceled or postponed, for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.  All coursework will continue to be conducted online through the end of the semester, while residence halls will remain closed.  Per Father Paul’s ...read more
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    Monday, March 16, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – The Saint Vincent College Education Department has announced that students seeking education certification are available to assist in home tutoring during the COVID-19 school closure.  A sign-up for local families has been developed, with several Saint Vincent College pre-service teachers available to assist in working with academics for grades K-12 and special education. ...read more
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    Friday, March 13, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College president Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., has announced that the College will suspend face-to-face classes for a period of two weeks, effective Friday, March 13, while all College-sponsored, on-campus events through April 1 are canceled.  Per Father Paul’s announcement:Coursework through March 27 will be presented in an online format. Students who may need ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College’s 52nd season of professional theater will feature three timeless musicals directed by Saint Vincent producing artistic director Greggory Brandt.  This season, cast members consisting of professional actors from Actors’ Equity Association along with other professional regional actors will perform Roger Bean’s off-Broadway musical comedy “The Marvelous ...read more
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    Friday, March 06, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will host its 24th annual Children’s Literature Conference on Friday, May 1. Two award-winning young-adult (YA) authors are the keynote speakers for the day: two-time Coretta Scott King Award recipient and author Sharon G. Flake and two-time Michael Printz Award-winning author A.S. King.   Early bird registration at $70 per person is ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    Information provided by Latrobe Art Center                                                                  LATROBE, PA.— This March, Latrobe Art Center will present “Caught in a Glimpse: Portraiture of Human Expression,” an exhibition featuring the work of Saint Vincent College senior and student artist Sydney Hoffman. The exhibit runs from Thursday, March 5, through Thursday, April 2, in Latrobe ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 04, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg has been designated a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media.   Now in its 10th 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, January 29, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – The spring 2020 schedule for public shows at the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit in Saint Vincent College’s Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion has been announced.  The four-show schedule will kick off on Saturday, Feb. 15, and continues with a show each month through May. Each Saturday show begins at 11 a.m. and lasts approximately one hour. The shows will have ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    NEWS RELEASE  DISCOVER IRELAND WITH THE LATROBE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  LATROBE, PA – The Greater Latrobe-Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce is offering a private group tour for chamber members and the community as a first-ever opportunity to travel abroad with the organization. The trip’s itinerary is spread out over nine days and comes packed with opportunities to visit the most iconic ...read more
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    Thursday, January 09, 2020
    LATROBE, PA. – The 10th annual Faith and Reason Summer Program at Saint Vincent College, an intensive, one-week introduction to the Catholic, liberal arts tradition, will be held Sunday, June 21, through Saturday, June 27.  Directed by Dr. Michael Krom, professor of philosophy at Saint Vincent College, the weeklong program is designed for advanced high school and first-year college students who ...read more
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