Penn State Mont Alto has been named a top 10 Gold Military Friendly School in the category of “public schools with less than 10,000 students.” Designated by Victory Media, the award places Penn State Mont Alto in the “best of the best” category from among 1,200 post-secondary schools that were designated as Military Friendly in November. Only 541 of those schools have been recognized for excellence in different categories.
Penn State Mont Alto's Student Appreciation Night on Nov. 29 included a tailgate with food and drinks, pep rally, and fun photo booth. Following the tailgate the campus community attended the women's and men's basketball competitions where pizza and giveaways were provided.
Sixteen faculty members representing various campuses, colleges, and General Education areas at Penn State, have been named General Education Faculty Fellows. The General Education Faculty Fellows Program is a new initiative of the recently created Office for General Education.
The Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale will perform “Never a Brighter Star” this December during two holiday concerts under the direction of Frederick Davison, instructor in music, arts and humanities. The music features a unique blend of traditional sacred and secular holiday choral favorites.
On, Nov. 29, Penn State Mont Alto will participate in #GivingTuesday, a national day that celebrates the power of giving back. All online gifts made to Mont Alto at giveto.psu.edu/givingtuesday will support its 12 varsity sports and be matched dollar-for-dollar.