Entrance to Penn State Mont Alto blanketed in snow
Erica Newton with the skull of a kudu in South Africa

No ordinary classroom

Penn State Mont Alto’s Erica Newton enjoys immersive learning journey through South Africa with Parks and People program.
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Mont Alto 2017 THON Dancers

Mont Alto THON Group participates in THON Weekend

Four Penn State Mont Alto students and 85 supporters are participating in the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately referred to as THON, Feb. 17-19 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. The event culminates the students’ yearlong fundraising efforts to fight pediatric cancer in a 46-hour, no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon.
Total solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 by Damien Deltenre (licensed for free use).

'Great American solar eclipse’ and Star Party

On Feb. 23, Penn State Mont Alto will host an “Evening Talk and Star Party,” when Kimberly Herrmann, Penn State Mont Alto assistant professor of physics and astronomy, presents “The Great American Solar Eclipse" beginning at 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. in the General Studies Auditorium. A start party will follow.
Max Bramel

Game theory research is topic of Colloquy Series talk

Penn State Mont Alto will host a Colloquy Series talk from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. on Feb. 8 in the Heritage Room of The Millstream Café. Michael (Max) Bramel, Penn State Mont Alto professor in psychology, will present “Finding Our Way Out of Social Dilemmas.” The talk is free and open to the public.
Soul Steps

Soul Steps brings high-energy performance to Penn State

Soul Steps will showcase the African-American dance tradition known as "stepping" at Penn State Mont Alto on Feb. 7 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the General Studies Auditorium. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
Penn State Mont Alto Offers American Mathematics Competition

Mont Alto Offers American Mathematics Competition

On Feb. 15, 2017, Penn State Mont Alto will offer the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) in the auditorium of the General Studies building beginning at 9 a.m.