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Office for General Education Seed Grants

Seed Grants available for Faculty to develop courses

The Penn State Office for General Education is pleased to announce an opportunity for faculty interested in developing a new Integrative Studies General Education course.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize five people 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 the Office of Student Aid, World Campus, Mont Alto campus, Human Resources and the College of the Liberal Arts.

Flutist Abdur-Razzaq to perform lecture and jazz pieces

Penn State Mont Alto will host Galen Abdur-Razzaq for a special Martin Luther King Jr. Day event on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m., in the Wiestling Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Ryan Karroll receives Davey Tree Arbor Grant.

Forestry student receives Davey Tree Arbor Grant

Penn State Mont Alto forestry student Ryan Karroll of Smithsburg, Md., received a Davey Foundation Arbor Grant Award on Dec. 14. In 2016, the Davey Tree Expert Company awarded fifty $1,000 merit-based scholarships to the best and brightest students in the green industry across the United States.
Mont Alto Veterans Center

Penn State Mont Alto is fourth in top 10 small schools

Penn State Mont Alto placed fourth in the top 10 Gold Military Friendly Schools in the category of “public schools with less than 10,000 students.”
Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Student Chorale performs sounds of the season

Members of the Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale attended a pre-concert reception and later performed a holiday concert in the historic Emmanuel Chapel on Dec. 13.

Forestry students experience 'big tree climb'

On Dec. 7, Penn State Mont Alto forestry students climbed a 142-foot yellow-poplar on the Penn State Mont Alto campus in Forest Technology Instructor Craig Houghton’s arboriculture class.
Penn State Mont Alto alumnus and Campaign Committee Volunteer John Fairchild '73 chats with Instructor in Nursing Lois Ordorf.

Holiday social thanks campus community

The Penn State Mont Alto community celebrated the season during a “Mid-Day Employee Holiday Social” in the Heritage Room of the Millstream Café on Dec. 12.
Mont Alto Photo Booth

Penn State Mont Alto hosts event to honor students

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.
Office for General Education

Sixteen faculty members named first General Education Faculty Fellows

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.