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Mont Alto LaunchBox offers free services

The Mont Alto LaunchBox, a business incubator funded by a seed grant from Penn State’s Invent Penn State initiative, will begin to provide free assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs in downtown Chambersburg in January 2018. The incubator is located at 40 North Second St. in downtown Chambersburg.
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Penn State Mont Alto offers India course and trip

Penn State students from all majors and all campuses are invited to dive into the vibrant culture of India during a two-credit course in fall 2018 and a 10-day trip over winter break.
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Annual 'Big Climb' culminates arboriculture class

A dozen forestry students end their arboriculture class by climbing a 145-foot yellow-poplar on the Mont Alto campus.
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SNAP hosts Thanksgiving food drive

Penn State Mont Alto’s Student Nursing Association of Pennsylvania (SNAP) hosted a food drive to benefit the local community for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Mont Alto students featured in Penn Stater

The Penn Stater featured five Mont Alto students in its "Move-In Day" article, including sophomore Aby Abraham from Baltimore, Md. and freshman students Bryce Bartolacci from Wind Gap, Pa., Cara Burgan from Hagerstown, Md., and Danielle Laureta from Annapolis, Md.
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Penn State Mont Alto Chorale performs holiday concerts

The Penn State Mont Alto Chorale will perform two holiday concerts, “Noel, A Glimmer of Peace,” under the direction of Fred Davison, Penn State Mont Alto instructor in music on Dec. 5 and Dec. 10. The concerts are open to the public and free of charge. Each venue is handicap accessible.
Mont Alto LaunchBox Open House

Open house unveils Mont Alto LaunchBox

Penn State Mont Alto Chancellor Francis K. Achampong hosted an open house and reception on Nov. 16 to introduce the Mont Alto LaunchBox, a program to promote entrepreneurship in Franklin County. The event was held in conjunction with Penn State’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 12-16, and highlighted what Penn State is doing to promote entrepreneurship.
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Alumni gather at ninth annual homecoming tailgate

About 150 Penn State Mont Alto alumni, family members, and friends gathered at the Nittany Lion Inn on Nov. 11 for Mont Alto’s ninth annual Alumni and Friends Tailgate. The event was held prior to Penn State's Homecoming football game against Rutgers.
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Penn State Mont Alto #GivingTuesday gift challenge

Raise your voice. Give back on #GivingTuesday. Anyone making a gift to the Penn State Mont Alto Athletics Fund from 6:55 p.m. on Nov. 27 through midnight on Nov. 28 will be generously matched up to $5,000 by Joshua Dunklebarger, class of 2002, and his wife, Erica, class of 2005. Mont Alto Athletics is one of Penn State’s matching gift challenges available during a 24-hour giving event, #GivingTuesday.
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SVA hosts Veterans Day Ceremony at Mont Alto Campus

The Penn State Mont Alto Student Veterans Association will host a Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 12:20 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Veterans Memorial in front of Conklin Hall. Chief Master Sgt. William A. Lengner, superintendent of the 193rd Special Operations Group Middletown, will be the featured speaker.