Professor Kocian Reports on Opioid Crisis to Pennsylvania State House Judiciary Committee
Posted Wednesday, December 13 2017

Dr. Eric Kocian, assistant professor of criminology, law and society at Saint Vincent College, recently presented the results of an opioid addiction research study conducted in Westmoreland County on how to effectively combat the opioid crisis in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Judiciary Committee.

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SVC Wins Davey Award for Web Design
Posted Wednesday, December 13 2017

Saint Vincent College has been awarded a silver Davey Award for its new web design because of its seamless appearance, visual content and mobile adaptability.

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SVC Awarded $212,000 Grant by Henry Luce Foundation for Scholarships
Posted Monday, December 11 2017

Saint Vincent College (SVC) has been awarded a $212,000 grant by the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) program of the Henry Luce Foundation to increase the number of women who enroll and graduate as leaders in computing, engineering science and physics through the Clare Boothe Luce Scholars Program.

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Director of Eden Hall Foundation Main Speaker at Commencement Dec. 16
Posted Friday, December 8 2017

Sylvia Hill Fields, executive director of the Eden Hall Foundation, will be the principal speaker and be honored with the conferral of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the 13th annual December commencement ceremony of Saint Vincent College at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the gymnasium of the Robert S. Carey Student Center.

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Thomas Cline Co-Authors Research Paper for Psychiatric Nurses Association
Posted Friday, December 8 2017

Dr. Thomas W. Cline, professor of marketing and statistics and a consumer psychologist at Saint Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government, is the co-author of a research paper, “Impact of a Standardized Patient Simulation on Undergraduate Nursing Student Knowledge and Perceived Competency of the Care of a Patient Diagnosed with Schizophrenia,” presented at the conference of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association in Phoenix, Arizona, in October.

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Distinguished Alumnus John Degnan Named President, CEO of American Insurance Association
Posted Friday, December 8 2017

John J. Degnan, a 1966 graduate of Saint Vincent College who earned a bachelor of arts degree in history and who was formerly New Jersey Attorney General, vice chairman and chief operating officer of The Chubb Corporation, and most recently chairman of the board of commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, has been named president and CEO of the American Insurance Association (AIA), the national trade association for today’s leaders in the property-casualty insurance industry, effective Nov. 8.

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'No Excuses University' in Washington Studying SVC
Posted Friday, December 8 2017

At Dick Scobee Elementary in Auburn. Washington, second graders are learning what it means to be Bearcats.

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SVC Board Member Kiron Skinner Named to Department of Defense Policy Board
Posted Wednesday, December 6 2017

Kiron Skinner, a member of the Saint Vincent College board of directors who is associate professor of international relations and political science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), was named to the U.S. Department of Defense Policy Board by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis.

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Professors Author Journal Article about Laudato Si
Posted Wednesday, December 6 2017

Drs. Michael J. Urick, William J. Hisker and Jeffrey L. Godwin, all management professors who teach in the Master of Science in Management: Operational Excellence program in Saint Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government, recently published “Management Response to Laudato Si: An Operational Excellence Perspective” in the Journal of Biblical Integration in Business.

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Saint Vincent College Announces $100 Million Campaign for Campus Construction, Program Development, Endowment
Posted Friday, December 1 2017

Saint Vincent College leaders were at Heinz Field today to publicly announce a $100 million comprehensive fundraising campaign.

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SVC Plans 8th Annual Summer Program for Youth: An Introduction to Catholic, Liberal Arts Tradition
Posted Friday, December 1 2017

Saint Vincent College will host the 8th annual Faith and Reason Summer Program, an intensive, one-week introduction to the Catholic, liberal arts tradition, from Sunday, June 10, to Friday, June 15, 2018, directed by Dr. Michael P. Krom professor and chair of the philosophy department.

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Juliana B. Ruggiero Elected Treasurer of SVC Student Government
Posted Thursday, November 30 2017

Juliana B. Ruggiero of Elkridge, Maryland, a sophomore at Saint Vincent College majoring in integrated science with minors in biology and psychology, has been elected treasurer of the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board for 2018.

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Kayla E. Schehr Elected Secretary of SVC Student Government
Posted Thursday, November 30 2017

Kayla E. Schehr of Irwin, a junior at Saint Vincent College majoring in early childhood education with a minor in disability studies, has been elected secretary of the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board for 2018.

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Joel A. Santoro Elected Vice President of SVC Student Government
Posted Thursday, November 30 2017

Joel A. Santoro of Indiana, a sophomore at Saint Vincent College majoring in marketing and minoring in Operational Excellence, has been elected vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board for 2018.

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Justin Hoffman Elected President of SVC Student Government
Posted Thursday, November 30 2017

Justin Hoffman, a sophomore at Saint Vincent College majoring in biology, has been elected president of the Student Government Association Executive Board for 2018.

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Gilbert and Sullivan Players to Present 'The Life and Death and Life of Tom Cobb' Dec. 1-3
Posted Thursday, November 30 2017

The Saint Vincent College Gilbert and Sullivan Players will present the play “The Life and Death and Life of Tom Cobb” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, in the Robert S. Carey Performing Arts Center at Saint Vincent.

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Art Professor Authors Book on Contemporary Jewish Art
Posted Wednesday, November 29 2017

Ben Schachter, professor of visual arts at Saint Vincent College, is the author of a new book about contemporary Jewish art, Image, Action and Idea in Contemporary Jewish Art (Dimyonot) published by Penn State University Press.

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Philosophy Department Plans Fall Colloquium Nov. 30
Posted Monday, November 27 2017

Sr. Mary Veronica Sabelli, R.S.M., assistant professor of philosophy at Saint Vincent Seminary and adjunct professor of philosophy at Saint Vincent College, will be the featured speaker at the annual fall colloquium sponsored by the school of humanities and fine arts and its department of philosophy at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 in the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Her talk is titled, “Follow Your Heart: Mind and Heart in Thomas Aquinas.” Admission is free and open to the public.

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Carl Burlas, C'55, Basketball Standout, Dedicated Parishioner
Posted Wednesday, November 22 2017

Carl Daniel Burlas, C’55, 84, of Unity Twp., passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born May 25, 1933 in Unity Township, a son of the late John A. and Bertha (Nessler) Burlas.

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Classical Guitarist Jordan Dodson Next in Concert Series Jan. 20
Posted Tuesday, November 21 2017

Guitarist Jordan Dodson will be the fourth performer in Saint Vincent College’s 46th Concert Series season at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica Crypt on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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