Four Penn State Mont Alto student dancers and 85 supporters participated in THON 2017, held Feb. 17-19 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, resulting in a total of more than $44,253 for the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon.
On Feb. 23, Penn State Mont Alto will host an “Evening Talk and Star Party,” when Kimberly Herrmann, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, presents “The Great American Solar Eclipse" from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. in the General Studies Auditorium. A star party will follow. The event is free and open to the public.
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 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.
During spring 2017, the Penn State Mont Alto Diversity Committee will host events to create an awareness that people are different and to develop understanding and appreciation for such differences. The events are designed to bring diversity and culture to the Mont Alto campus and give the campus community an opportunity to participate in the events.
On Saturday, Jan. 21, Mont Alto alumni, Advisory Board members, and guests gathered in the beautiful Pegula Ice Arena at University Park to watch the Penn State Nittany Lion men’s ice hockey team take on the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Blue noses will be sold by members of the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club and THON who are working together to raise money and awareness to fight pediatric cancer. Starting on Jan. 28, blue noses can be purchased for $2 during the women’s and men’s basketball teams’ last home games at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
In the observance of Black History Month, Reggie Wayne Morris will perform from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Penn State Mont Alto's Millstream Café on Jan. 25. So, grab some lunch and enjoy the music! The event is open to the public and free of charge.