THON Dancer Keighley Taylor holds THON benefits recipient Austin Lightner

For the Kids

Penn State Mont Alto came in fourth in raising funds among Commonwealth campuses for THON 2018.

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Early to College students attend Penn State Mont Alto classes at their high school

Early to College

Local high school students have benefitted for years from taking Early to College classes at Penn State Mont Alto. 

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Mont Alto LaunchBox

'So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?'

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer the first of three free workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs on Feb. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at 40 North Second Street in Chambersburg. “So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?” will be presented by Kathryn Gratton, chapter chair of Hagerstown SCORE.
Campus Symposium

Symposium explores ‘What it’s like to be a refugee’

A Syrian family will share their experiences of being refugees and immigrants, during a Penn State Mont Alto Campus Symposium from 12:20 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19, in the Wiestling Student Center. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Light refreshments will be provided.
President Eric Barron at Invent Penn State Day

Penn State funds entrepreneurship centers

As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, the University has announced four new seed grants, each valued at $50,000, designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the commonwealth. With the announcement, the University’s effort has grown to include 21 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania including Penn State Mont Alto’s LaunchBox ― an undertaking introduced by President Eric J. Barron just two and a half years ago.
Mont Alto Launchbox Logo

LION Tank™ proposals accepted through February 28

Want to start your own business? The Mont Alto LaunchBox ― a business incubator funded by Penn State’s Invent Penn State initiative ― will host its inaugural micro-grant pitch competition, LION Tank, on March 16, at Penn State Mont Alto. Aspiring entrepreneurs can submit their business ideas to compete through February 28 a montalto.psu.edu/launchbox/apply.
Mohamad and Minda Daniar

‘Building Bridges’ exhibit at Penn State Mont Alto

“Building Bridges,” a touring photo-text exhibit by Family Diversity Projects will be on display at the Penn State Mont Alto Library, second floor, during the month of February. An opening reception will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Feb. 1.