On April 12, Penn State Mont Alto will continue in its Colloquy Series talks when Rick Brazier, interim associate dean for faculty and research and associate professor of geoscience and mathematics, presents, “Keeping within the radius! Accurately located earthquakes and nuclear discrimination.”
Penn State Mont Alto is currently taking registrations for its annual STEM Camp which provides incoming ninth – and 10th-graders opportunities to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on activities facilitated by university faculty.
“Sonita,” the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury winner, tells the story of a teenage refugee from Afghanistan who dreams of being a rapper, but instead is promised in matrimony to help support her family. The film will be shown as part of the “Docunight: Iran via Documentaries” series at 7 p.m. on April 5.
The Broto Roy Quartet ― a group that mixes traditional Indian rhythms and Indian singing with elements of modern jazz and rock ― will perform at Penn State Mont Alto from 5 to 6 p.m. April 6 in the General Studies Auditorium. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
On April 8, the best collegiate lumberjacks and lumberjills in the region will converge on Penn State Mont Alto to compete in the 16th annual Mid-Atlantic Woodsmen’s Meet and the Stihl Timbersports Collegiate Series Mid-Atlantic Qualifier ― a preliminary event to the U.S. Collegiate Championships on July 30.
The Irish Blessing, Irish Music and Dance group will bring an Irish heritage musical extravaganza to campus on March 22 from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. in The Millstream Café at Penn State Mont Alto. The public can enjoy the performance free of charge. Lunch is available for purchase.
Penn State Mont Alto’s spring Campus Symposium Series continues on March 20 when David Seitz, assistant professor of communications, and Brian Sensenig, instructor in communications, discuss “Fake News: What is it? Why does it happen? How should we react?”
The Penn State Mont Alto Office of Admissions will host its spring open house for prospective students and their families from 1 to 4:30 p.m. April 1 in the Multipurpose Activities Center on campus. During the event, students and families will receive information about the programs and opportunities at Penn State and Penn State Mont Alto.
Marissa Bubbenmoyer enjoys helping older adults and singing. At Penn State Mont Alto she is doing both through the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program and as a member of the Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale.