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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Spring choral performances at Penn State Mont Alto

The public is invited to join the Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale in two exciting upcoming choral performances under the direction of Music Instructor Fred Davison.
docunight graphic for Docunight: Iran via Documentaries

Subject of May 3 Docunight screening is the ‘greatest party on earth’

In 1971, the Shah of Iran celebrated 2,500 years of the Persian monarchy by throwing an extravagant party that would mark the break between the Shah and the people of Iran he reigned over. The documentary “Decadence and Downfall – The Shah of Iran’s Ultimate Party” will be shown as part of the “Docunight: Iran via Documentaries” series at 7 p.m. on May 3.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize three people and members of staff who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Hazleton and Penn State Mont Alto, and a student at University Park who started at Penn State Behrend.
Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, examines artwork.

Ancient art of Chinese quilts

Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, will present a lecture on Chinese quilts, entitled “NÜ GONG as a Cultural Practice in Chinese History,” at the Penn State Mont Alto Library. The lecture will begin at 11:00 a.m. It is free of charge and open to the public.
Penn State Mont Alto Theatre Students Perform Puppet Shows

Theater students to perform puppet shows

On April 21, Penn State Mont Alto theater students will perform four puppet shows beginning at noon at the Waynesboro Daycare Center in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. About 60 children, ages 4 and 5, will attend the performance. All of the shows have educational themes, including sportsmanship, recycling, healthy eating and exercise, and sharing and working together.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Mont Alto Nittany Lion Reads Program

Nittany Lion Reads program visits elementary schools

On March 31, Penn State Mont Alto’s Nittany Lion Reads program, which promotes reading at local schools, visited the Scotland Elementary School in Chambersburg.
Stephan Kessler

Penn State Mont Alto students deepen roots in community outreach and service

Penn State Mont Alto occupational therapy assistant students are not only engaging 4-year-old Kamdyn Hartung through their studies, they are also assisting with The Gala for Hope for Kamdyn’s Kure, an event to be held in his honor April 7 at the Green Grove Gardens in Greencastle.
Christopher Overdorff

Penn State Mont Alto honors students, faculty

Penn State Mont Alto honored students and faculty members achieving academic and teaching excellence during the annual Academic Awards Ceremony in the Multipurpose Activities Center on April 2.