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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Criminology Students Attend ASC Conference
Posted Monday, November 20 2017

Three students in the master of science in criminology program at Saint Vincent College presented research from their graduate studies at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference in Philadelphia on Nov. 16.

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Ribbon-Cutting Marks Official Opening of James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall
Posted Friday, November 17 2017

A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the formal opening and dedication of the $5.8 million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall at Saint Vincent College on Nov. 16. The two-story, 11,260-square-foot structure on the northwest side of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion will provide state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories for human anatomy teaching in the biomedical sciences and dedicated space for the college’s growing engineering program.

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SVC President Emeritus James F. Will Honored with Award for Bringing Vision to Reality
Posted Friday, November 17 2017

Saint Vincent College President Emeritus James F. Will was named the seventh annual winner of Saint Vincent College’s Projektenmacher Award in recognition of his initiatives that, in the spirit of Saint Vincent founder Boniface Wimmer, “have brought vision to reality through hard work and perseverance.”

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Dr. Christopher McMahon Honored with Thoburn Excellence in Teaching Award
Posted Friday, November 17 2017

Dr. Christopher McMahon, associate professor of theology in the Saint Vincent College School Humanities and Fine Arts, was presented with the Thoburn Excellence in Teaching Award at the annual Founders’ Day Honors Convocation in the Basilica on Nov. 16 in recognition of his excellence in teaching, dedicated service to students and his commitment to the Benedictine values of Saint Vincent College.

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McCarl Gallery History Dinner Theater Series Continues Dec. 7
Posted Thursday, November 16 2017

The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery at Saint Vincent College continues the third season of its History Dinner Theater Series with Thomas Jefferson portrayed by Steve Edenbo at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Fred M. Rogers Center.

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SVC Dedicates $5.8 Million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall
Posted Thursday, November 16 2017

An exciting new chapter in the history of science education at Saint Vincent College began today with the formal opening and dedication of the $5.8 million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall.

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Student Theatre to Present Musical 'How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying' Nov. 17 to 19
Posted Wednesday, November 15 2017

The Company, Saint Vincent College’s student-run musical theatre group, will present the musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17 and 18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Performing Arts Center at Saint Vincent.

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Bearcat Light Brigade Spreads Holiday Cheer
Posted Tuesday, November 14 2017

Members of the Saint Vincent College Student Government Association once again took charge of decorating the college campus with Christmas lights for the upcoming Founders’ Day celebration.

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SVC to Dedicate $5.7 Million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall Nov. 16
Posted Tuesday, November 14 2017

An exciting new chapter in the history of science education at Saint Vincent College will begin with the formal opening and dedication of the $5.7 million James F. Will Engineering and Biomedical Sciences Hall at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16.

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SVC Design Wins 'Outstanding Website' Prize
Posted Tuesday, November 14 2017

Saint Vincent College’s website has been recognized by the 2017 WebAwards and given the “Outstanding Website” prize for its recent redesign.

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Spiritual Wills Topic of Final Presentation in Series on Aging, Spirituality Nov. 15
Posted Tuesday, November 14 2017

A presentation on spiritual wills will be the third and final presentation in the fall series on aging and spirituality presented by the Saint Vincent College School of Social Sciences, Communication and Education at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Fred M. Rogers Center.

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SVC to Join 'Play It Forward Pittsburgh' Campaign for Organ Donations at Bearcat Basketball Games Dec. 2
Posted Monday, November 13 2017

Saint Vincent College will join more than two dozen partner organizations participating in the Play It Forward Pittsburgh campaign to encourage organ donation with a special event at the first Presidents’ Athletic Conference match-up of the season with the Saint Vincent College Bearcats vs Waynesburg University Yellow Jackets women’s and men’s varsity basketball doubleheader games at 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Robert S. Carey Student Center.

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SBDC Hosts 'The First Step to Small Business Success' Dec. 6
Posted Friday, November 10 2017

Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the seminar, The First Step to Small Business Success, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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SVC Distributing Books Which Reflect 'the Necessary, the Useful and the Beautiful' in Honor of Boniface Wimmer
Posted Friday, November 10 2017

Saint Vincent College is archiving books that Br. Mark Floreanini, O.S.B., associate professor of art, found in the building which formerly housed the Archabbey Press from the Boniface Wimmer Lecture Series and is distributing extra copies to the Saint Vincent community with the help of Kim Metzgar, Archabbey director of public relations.

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SVC President Panelist for Westmoreland Corridors Presentation
Posted Wednesday, November 8 2017

Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president of Saint Vincent College, served as a panelist for the Pittsburgh Business Times Westmoreland Corridors of Opportunity presentation at the Ramada Greensburg Hotel and Conference Center on Nov. 8.

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Saint Vincent College Visiting Writers Begins Fall Series With Katherine Hedeen, Nov. 13
Posted Wednesday, November 8 2017

Saint Vincent College will host literary translator, Katherine Hedeen, as the first reader in its Visiting Writers Series for the fall semester at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the Luparello Lecture Hall in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

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Professor Presents Drug Research at Legislative Caucus in Harrisburg
Posted Monday, November 6 2017

Dr. Eric Kocian, right, assistant professor of criminology, law and society at Saint Vincent College, recently presented findings from research he and his students have conducted from interviews with addicts at various stages of recovery on the root causes of addiction and recovery to the Pennsylvania legislature’s Heroin, Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Caucus, chaired by Rep. Ed Gainey.

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Education Department to Host 'Wraps for Kids'
Posted Monday, November 6 2017

The Saint Vincent College Education Department will be conducting a community service effort, “SVC Wraps for Kids” this December in collaboration with the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau and Children First Fund.

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