Saint Vincent to Hold 'Topping-Off' Ceremony Feb. 21 at Engineering, Biomedical Sciences Hall
Posted Monday, February 13 2017

Saint Vincent College will hold a “topping-off” ceremony at the construction site of the $4.5 million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21.

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Education Department to Present Dr. Bena Kallick April 5
Posted Monday, February 13 2017

Dr. Bena Kallick, co-director of the Institute for Habits of Mind and program and director for Eduplanet21, a company dedicated to online professional learning and curriculum development based on the Understanding by Design® framework, will speak at Saint Vincent College at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Sponsored by the Saint Vincent College Department of Education, her talk is entitled, “Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind.” Admission is free and open to the public.

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Chuck Noll Biographer Next Speaker in SVC Threshold Series April 6
Posted Monday, February 13 2017

Author Michael MacCambridge, one of the nation’s foremost authorities on professional and college football, will be the next speaker in the Saint Vincent College Threshold Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. The title of his talk is taken from his latest book, Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work, which was released in the fall of 2016. The talk will be preceded by the campus debut showing of the National Football League Film’s highly-acclaimed documentary, A Football Life: Chuck Noll, at 6:30 p.m.

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Excela Home Care and Hospice First Presentation in SVC Series on Aging, Spirituality Feb. 22
Posted Monday, February 13 2017

A panel discussion by representatives of Excela Health Home Care and Hospice will be the first presentation in the spring series on aging and spirituality presented by the Saint Vincent College School of Social Sciences, Communication and Education at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Fred M. Rogers Center. The presentation is entitled, “Living a Life of Mercy in Caring for the Dying.” Admission is free and open to the public.

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Saint Vincent College Visiting Writers Continues Spring Series with Sheila Squillante, Feb. 16
Posted Friday, February 10 2017

Saint Vincent College will host Sheila Squillante as the second speaker in its Visiting Writers Series for the spring semester at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Students Autograph Steel Beam
Posted Thursday, February 9 2017

Signing their names to a steel beam that will be raised into position at an historic topping-off ceremony to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at the construction site of the $5.4 million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall, part of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion, at Saint Vincent College are several students from the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing.

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Saint Vincent College United With Catholic Relief Services to Host Prayer Vigil on Feb. 7
Posted Wednesday, February 8 2017

Saint Vincent College hosted a solidarity vigil for refugees on Feb. 7, in association with the Catholic Relief Services.

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SVC Plans Fred Rogers Planetarium Show, Crafts for Children Feb. 18
Posted Wednesday, February 8 2017

A special planetarium show followed by crafts and games for children will be presented at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Planetarium at the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion at Saint Vincent College.

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Computer Science Major Researching Security of Discarded Phones
Posted Monday, February 6 2017

Elizabeth Loftus of Harrisburg, a computing and information science major at Saint Vincent College, is completing a senior research project that demonstrates how commonly available forensic methods can recover information from mobile phones that were not properly erased before being recycled.

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English Professor Writes Book Chapter
Posted Monday, February 6 2017

Dr. William C. Snyder, professor of English at Saint Vincent College’s School of Humanities and Fine Arts, has contributed a chapter in a new book, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and a Woman’s Place in America, scheduled to be released this month by the University of Alabama Press.

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Saint Vincent College Ragan Poetry Contest Winners Will Read on Feb. 6
Posted Friday, February 3 2017

The three winners of the annual Ragan Poetry Prize will read on Feb. 6 at poet Lauren Shapiro's reading. The event will be held in the Luparello Lecture Hall at 5 p.m.

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Percussionist to Perform with Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band
Posted Friday, February 3 2017

Ryan T. Schwartz of Penn Run (Indiana County), a sophomore engineering science major at Saint Vincent College, has been selected to participate in the 70th annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival at Grove City College Feb. 10 to 12.

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Players Rehearsing for Musical 'Anything Goes' Feb. 10-12
Posted Friday, February 3 2017

Saint Vincent College Players are rehearsing for three performances of the popular Cole Porter Broadway musical hit, “Anything Goes,” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 and 11, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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Saint Vincent College Plans 'Day of Solidarity with Refugees'
Posted Thursday, February 2 2017

Saint Vincent College’s Catholic Relief Services student ambassadors have planned a series of campus events on Tuesday, Feb. 7 – “Saint Vincent College Stands in Solidarity with Refugees.”

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Center to Present Murray Bessette Feb. 22
Posted Thursday, February 2 2017

Saint Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will present a lecture by Dr. Murray Bessette at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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Theology Professor Publishes Article
Posted Thursday, February 2 2017

Saint Vincent College lecturer in theology Helene E. Paharik authored an article, “Forming Disciples for Life,” in the Dec. 27, 2016, issue of The Priest, a monthly journal published by Our Sunday Visitor.

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Westmoreland Job, Career Expo at Greensburg Ramada Feb. 22
Posted Wednesday, February 1 2017

The annual Westmoreland Assists Native Talent (WANT) Job and Career Expo will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Ramada Inn, Greensburg, according to an announcement by Dennis Gilbert, associate director and career consultant at Saint Vincent College Career Center.

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College Factual Ranks SVC 'Best College for the Money' in Pennsylvania
Posted Tuesday, January 31 2017

Saint Vincent College is ranked number one among the Best Colleges for the Money in the state of Pennsylvania by College Factual (www.collegefactual.com), a website designed to help college-bound students get their best fit in higher education for less.

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Art Professor's Book Chapter Reviewed
Posted Monday, January 30 2017

Ben Schachter, professor of visual arts in the Saint Vincent College School of Humanities and Fine Arts, had a book chapter he wrote discussed in a book review by Isabelle Dervaux in Master Drawings Journal.

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Center to Present Lecture by Dr. Virgil Storr Feb. 1
Posted Monday, January 30 2017

Saint Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will present a lecture by Dr. Virgil Storr of George Mason University at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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