• News for Chamber

    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    By Zakiya Moses, sophomore communication major from Washington, D.C.  LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College’s L.E.A.R.N. (Listen, Evaluate, Analyze, Reflect, Navigate) Speakers Series will host Kristina Anderson on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the Saint Vincent College campus. The event is free and open to the public.  Anderson is a member of the Association of ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    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 Dr. Richard Avramenko of the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 18. Avramenko’s lecture, “When Toleration Becomes a Vice,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the Saint Vincent ...read more
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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – The Saint Vincent College Players will present four performances of the musical fantasy “Into the Woods” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-22, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23. The performances will take place in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the Saint Vincent campus.  All seats are general admission and tickets can be purchased ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Saint Vincent College president Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., has announced that Gateway High School senior Tadeusz Horomanski will be awarded a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as a winner of Saint Vincent’s 39th annual Wimmer Scholarship Competition.  A native of Monroeville, Horomanski was awarded the scholarship, valued at more than $145,000, after placing in the top five in ...read more
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    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – The 2019-20 season of the Saint Vincent College Concert Series continues on Saturday, Feb. 15, with “Pennsylvania Pipes!,” featuring Pennsylvanian organists Donald Fellows, J. Christopher Pardini and Wesley Parrott, at 7 p.m. in the historic Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.  Fellows is organist and director of music at Pittsburgh’s Saint Paul Cathedral, as well as a faculty member ...read more
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    Monday, February 03, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – Interested in learning more about publishing, performing, and how books make it to print?   Pitt-Greensburg’s Written/Spoken Series opens Tuesday, February 4, with a showcase of award-winning writers and the editors who published their work.   Pittsburgh-based Low Ghost press authors Taylor Grieshober and Bart Solarczyk, and special guest spoken-word artist Andrea Laurion, ...read more
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    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – Samuel Bringman, a homeschooled student from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, has been named the top winner in Saint Vincent College’s 39th annual Wimmer Scholarship Competition, according to an announcement by Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., Saint Vincent College president.  Bringman, the son of Jay and Angela Bringman, won the top award of a four-year, full-tuition, room and board ...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 29, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – The Saint Vincent College School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has announced the addition of a music education certification program for undergraduate students beginning in fall 2020. The new program will provide a rigorous program of study in which students develop high-level music skills and learn the art of teaching while embracing the culture and values of Saint ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 29, 2020
    GREENSBURG, PA – Job seekers will be given the opportunity to meet regional employers at the Westmoreland Assists Native Talent (WANT) Job and Career Expo on Wednesday, February 26, at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center (Greensburg). The Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., during which job seekers will be able to learn about job opportunities and submit resumes to businesses. ...read more
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    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    LATROBE, PA – In a study released by LendEDU, Saint Vincent College has been ranked among the top institutions in the nation for financial aid distribution.  The study analyzed data from Peterson’s Undergraduate Financial Aid Database and the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and ranked Saint Vincent College eighth among 77 ...read more
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    Monday, January 20, 2020
    RSVP Monograms and More, currently located on Rt 30 east of Westmoreland Mall was recently purchased and will be going through a revamp in the coming months. Now just being known as just RSVP, the new owners, Elizabeth Snowman, Merrill Varchetti, and Suzanne Ward, rebranded with a new logo and will be expanding their gift, invitation and monograming lines as well as selling online. “I am very ...read more
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    Monday, January 20, 2020
    For Immediate Release January 16, 2020 For more information, contactTricia Harris, tharris@pachamber.org | 717.720.5447PA CHAMBER LAUNCHES CAREER CALCULATOR TO HELP PA STUDENTS MAXIMIZE CAREER OPTIONS New initiative, “Your Career Starts HERE,” will “calculate” the return on investment for various occupations and the training and related costs needed to obtain them HARRISBURG - The ...read more
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    Monday, January 20, 2020
    PFEW – An Incredible Opportunity for Our Local Students, and for You!   We hear it all the time – “I can’t find great employees!” With the improving economy, many of our members are having trouble finding people with the knowledge and skills they need to help their business grow and thrive. We have a solution – Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW). This award-winning summer economics ...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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