Saint Vincent College’s many academic centers and institutes allow visitors, faculty and students to work together in the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge and understanding in a variety of fields of study.
Center for Northern Appalachian Studies documents the heritage of the multi-faceted region of Northern Appalachia using tools provided by a variety of disciplines and community-oriented projects.
The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Galleryhouses a permanent collection of over 400 antique American coverlets dating back to the early 1800s. The "fancy and figured" jacquard woven bed weavings were a 2005 gift to the college by Foster and Muriel McCarl.
James and Margaret Tseng Loe China StudiesCenter and the China Studies Program at Saint Vincent College provide students with the opportunity to study the Chinese language and culture in a campus setting, on study tours to China, and in a study abroad program.
Saint Vincent Theatreoffers several productions throughout the year by a professional Equity Theatre cast.
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Interdisciplinary Writing Program provides students with writing assignments from within the curriculum, welcoming individuals to share the problems they encounter as well as their experience and expertise with other students and faculty.
Philosophy Department Colloquium Seriesaims to enrich the intellectual formation of students interested in philosophy and other related fields by inviting speakers to campus.
Saint Vincent Cameratais an SATB choir of 40-50 singers from the College and surrounding communities. Specializing in the sacred choral repertoire with orchestra, they perform two major programs per year in the Saint Vincent Basilica and in major churches in Pittsburgh and elsewhere. Since 2009, the Camerata performs with the Academy Chamber Orchestra, a professional ensemble based in Pittsburgh.
Saint Vincent CamerataScholars, a choral ensemble of 8-18 members of the Camerata, is dedicated to the sacred a cappella repertoire, with a special emphasis on the Renaissance. They have released two CDs of Renaissance Choral music produced and distributed by JADE/Milan Entertainment. They perform two major programs per year in the Saint Vincent Basilica and in major churches in Pittsburgh and elsewhere.
Saint Vincent College Singersprovides students with the experience of singing in an ensemble that explores the various genres of secular vocal music throughout all periods with an emphasis on popular song and American music.