August

Alumni Cruise to Canada

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

Itinerary:

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).
 
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  • 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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