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    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Dr. Cornel West, noted philosopher, political activist, social critic and author, will speak at Saint Vincent College at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Fred M. Rogers Center. West’s lecture, entitled “The Arts as a Prophetic Witness in Times of Suffering and Despair,” is a joint presentation of Saint Vincent College’s Threshold Lecture Series and the Ann Kinzer Clark Memorial ...read more
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    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – On September 20, around the world, countless parking spaces will be decorated as part of the observance of PARK(ing) Day. This year, the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg will join this international event by turning a section of its parking lot over to the campus community to be decorated and staffed with hands-on activities.   From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will present its Volunteer of Excellence award to Thomas “Tom” M. Jollie ’72 at the Alumni Celebration Dinner to be held Saturday, October 5, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg as part of Blue & Gold Celebration 2019.   The PGAA Volunteer of Excellence Award was established in 2009 to recognize alumni who volunteer their ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association (PGAA) will present its Young Alumni Leadership Award to Cayla Ray, DMD ’14 at the Alumni Celebration Dinner on Saturday, October 5, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg as part of Blue & Gold Celebration: Homecoming 2019.   The PGAA Young Alumni Leadership Award, initiated in 2015, recognizes established and future leaders among ...read more
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    Monday, September 16, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – This fall, two herds of goats will visit the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg to clear hillsides of weeds and invasive plants. The goats will begin their work on September 24 and will stay approximately four weeks until the designated areas are clear. The herds will be accompanied Hobo and Diamond, two mini donkeys whose jobs are to protect the herd.   The goats, who all ...read more
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    Monday, September 16, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College has garnered a number of high rankings from College Factual, a website designed to help college-bound students identify their best fit in higher education.In its 2019-20 Best Colleges for the Money ranking, College Factual placed Saint Vincent seventh out of 287 institutions in the Middle Atlantic region, 10th of 111 in the state of Pennsylvania and 51st of ...read more
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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – Registration for the Art Show @Pitt-Greensburg will close September 25, so regional artists still have time to submit their registration and artwork for display during Blue & Gold Celebration 2019 at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.   This marks the third year that the Art Show @Pitt-Greensburg will exhibit the artwork of the campus community, as well as the work of ...read more
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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – The Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will host a lecture by Richard V. Burkhauser at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Fred M. Rogers Center.Burkhauser’s lecture will be entitled “Establishing Facts inside the Beltway During the Trump Administration.” Admission is free and open to ...read more
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    Friday, September 13, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA –The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg invites regional car enthusiasts to participate in its annual Car Cruise to be held Saturday, October 5, as part of Blue & Gold Week Celebration 2019.   The Cruise is open to all makes and models of vehicles, including classics, motorcycles, hot rods, trucks, and more. A limited quantity of dash plaques will be guaranteed for vehicles ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    GREENSBURG, PA – The Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association will present its Alumnus of Distinction award to the Hon. Austin A. Davis ’12, the Pennsylvania State Representative for the 35th Legislative District (representing part of Allegheny County). Davis will be recognized during the Alumni Celebration Dinner to be held Saturday, October 5, at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (150 Finoli ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    What:    Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent are partnering on Building on Faith 2019 to bring together Thrivent members and volunteers to complete a community improvement project. We are still looking for volunteers!                        During Building on Faith 2019, volunteers will support projects in the Greensburg area, helping local families build strength, stability and ...read more
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    Thursday, September 12, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Six Saint Vincent employees were honored for 25 years of service at a luncheon for all employees at the Fred M. Rogers Center on Sept. 11, hosted by Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. and Fr. Paul Taylor, O.S.B., Saint Vincent College president.The honorees included Don Hantz, painter for facilities management; Karen Kaszycki, nurse in the seminary infirmary; Dr. Dennis McDaniel, ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    Seton Hill University was named among the Best Regional Universities and as a Best Value School and a Best College for Veterans in the North in the 2019 edition of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.  The exclusive rankings are available online. Seton Hill was ranked No. 50 among Regional Universities in the North. Regional universities “offer a broad scope of undergraduate ...read more
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    Monday, September 09, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering educational seminars on the accounting software package QuickBooks® at Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, 1040 Eberly Way, Suite 200, Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania.  QuickBooks® Basic seminar will be held on Friday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This program is designed for individuals and businesses ...read more
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    Monday, September 09, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – For the tenth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Saint Vincent College in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges.The rankings are based on several key measures of quality including graduation and retention rates, assessment of excellence by peers, social mobility, faculty resources, financial resources, admission selectivity and alumni giving.In the ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College will host an information session for prospective nursing and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students from 8:30 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Sept. 28.The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing’s STEM and Nursing Day will allow prospective students to interact with current students and faculty, view ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 04, 2019
    Written by Jason Walko, senior marketing major from Smithon, Pa.LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College announced the fall 2019 schedule for public planetarium shows at the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium and Astronaut Exhibit in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion. In addition to its regular planetarium shows, two special events are scheduled this season. Students in the College’s Astronomy ...read more
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    Friday, August 30, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College will host an information session for persons interested in learning more about its Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence (MSMOE) program at the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in room 41 of Alfred Hall (fourth floor) on the campus of Saint Vincent College.  The event will be presented ...read more
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    Friday, August 30, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center will be offering an educational seminar on the accounting software package, QuickBooks® the Online Version.  QuickBooks® Online will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon on the campus of Saint Vincent College.  This program is designed for individuals and businesses that have recently purchased the accounting ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – The 2019-20 season of History Dinner Theater at Saint Vincent College’s Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery will open at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, with “Galileo Galilei – The Starry Messenger” in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the Saint Vincent campus. Reservations are required for the dinner and performance.“The Starry Messenger” is a dramatic, fun-filled adaptation of Galileo ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – The Center for Political and Economic Thought at Saint Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will celebrate Constitution Day with a lecture by Dr. Nathan Coleman at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the Saint Vincent campus. Coleman’s presentation is entitled “The Constitution’s Other Missing “S” Word: Sovereignty ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 27, 2019
    When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 6 p.m.   Where: Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Hall   Who: ·        36 second-year students in the Pitt-Greensburg BSN program: ·        Welcome: Robert Gregerson, PhD, president of Pitt-Greensburg. ·        Keynote Speaker: Helen K. Burns, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Excela ...read more
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    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College has announced the creation of The Saint Vincent Center for Catholic Thought and Culture, an interdisciplinary academic institute that advances the College’s mission. Through campus programs and sponsored research, it will engage today’s intellectual climate through sustained reflection upon the Catholic Intellectual and Benedictine wisdom traditions.Under the ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    For the month of September, Blackburn Center’s RED SAND PROJECT will be displayed at the Westmoreland County Courthouse, Twin Lakes Park Extension, Westmoreland Hospital, Latrobe Hospital, and Frick Hospital in Greensburg, Latrobe, and Mt. Pleasant.  The Red Sand Project is an art installation, created by artist Molly Gochman, which seeks to raise awareness about human trafficking by asking ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    A classic ice cream dessert that’s been making people smile since 1904 is once again deserving of an annual summertime salute. Latrobe serves up its 115th Great American Banana Split Celebration Aug. 23-25. The party takes place in downtown Latrobe, where the banana split was first invented by David Strickler, an apprentice pharmacist at a local drug store. This is the sixth year of the ...read more
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