Alumni Cruise to Canada

Join the Alvernia Alumni Association as you cruise to Canada onboard Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival Glory.


Day Port of Call Arrive Depart
AUG 14 New York, New York 5:00 PM
AUG 15 Fun Day at Sea
AUG 16 Saint John, NB, Canada 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
AUG 17 Halifax, NS, Canada 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
AUG 18 Fun Day at Sea
AUG 19 New York, New York 8:00 AM

Start Date: 8/14/2010
End Date: 8/19/2010
Price: Cost per person (double occupancy) $803, $933, or $1,033
Sponsor: Office of Alumni Relations
Contact: Contact Darlene Berk, Director of Alumni Relations, for more information (610-796-8212).
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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