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'Kneeling during national anthem' is topic of Penn State Mont Alto Symposium

Penn State Mont Alto will host its final Campus Symposium for the fall term from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, with a discussion of the controversy surrounding athletes and others who kneel during the national anthem to protest police violence against black Americans.
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Chancellor urges support for polio eradication

Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor and Waynesboro Rotarian urged fellow Rotarians and others to continue in the fight to eradicate polio on World Polio Day, Oct. 24.
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Mont Alto celebrates 22nd Annual Scholarship Social

On Oct. 13, Penn State Mont Alto hosted its 22nd Annual Scholarship Social to honor scholarship students and recognize donors who are providing financial support for scholarships and other campus programs.
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Coming Out in the U.S.: An Overview

Penn State Mont Alto Director of Student Affairs Curtis Hoover presented a Faculty and Staff Colloquy Series talk, titled “Coming Out in the U.S.: An Overview," in honor of National Coming Out Day (NCOD) ― an annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LBGT) celebration observed on Oct. 11
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Mont Alto LaunchBox provides services for entrepreneurs

Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor Francis K. Achampong will host an open house and reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 16 to introduce the Mont Alto LaunchBox, a program to promote entrepreneurship in Franklin County. The event will be held in conjunction with Penn State’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov. 12-16) and will highlight what Penn State is doing to promote entrepreneurship.
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Career Closet provides professional attire to students

From Sept. 26-28, Penn State Mont Alto Career Services held its second annual Career Closet in the Wiestling Student Center, offering free professional clothing to Mont Alto students for interviews, internships and job placement.

University task force recommends implementing tobacco-free policy

The Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, in an effort to enhance the health of the entire Penn State community, has concluded its evaluation of options and is recommending to make Penn State a tobacco-free University.
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SNAP donates diapers to victims of hurricane Harvey

Penn State Mont Alto’s Student Nursing Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) collected diapers during the Aug. 31 dedication of Mont Alto’s Summit Health Nursing Lab and celebration of the campus’ new child-birthing simulator, “Lucina and baby.”
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'Falling to Places' highlights photographer’s travels

Photographer Staci Grimes’ exhibit titled “Falling to Places” will be on display on the second floor of the Penn State Mont Alto Library through mid-December. The show, which is open to the public at no charge, includes 22 photographs highlighting Grimes’ travels and are available for purchase.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.