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Photographer Judith Moore with Penn State Mont Alto students.

Photography exhibit: 'Street People of the World' in Museum of Temporary Art

On Oct. 22, photographer Judith Carroll Moore shared her passion for travel and experiences of capturing images of people from countries around the world with about a dozen students and Freya Qually, senior instructor in art at Penn State Mont Alto, during a reception that officially opened her exhibit of black and white photography, entitled “Street People of the World.”
Penn State Mont Alto Alumni & Friends Tailgate

Seventh Annual Alumni & Friends Football Tailgate

The Penn State Mont Alto Development Office hosted its seventh annual Alumni & Friends Football Tailgate as part of Penn State’s Homecoming weekend on Oct. 10. It was held at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus prior to the football game. More than 140 Mont Alto supporters attended the event, which was sponsored by the Penn State Mont Alto Alumni Society and generously underwritten by alumni Jim and Barbara Ingram.
Penn State Mont Alto forestors plant Trees for Tomorrow

Foresters join Senator Alloway in tree planting

Penn State Mont Alto forest technology faculty and students joined other volunteers, including Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Alloway II, in planting 191 trees during a Trees for Tomorrow event Oct. 10 at five area locations. Alloway and the Pennsylvania Office of the Alliance for Chesapeake Bay, led by Donna Morelli, the alliance’s Pennsylvania director, coordinated the event.
Penn State Mont Alto Woodsmen Team

Parents and Family Weekend, October 17-18

Penn State Mont Alto parents and families are invited to campus for Parents and Family Weekend Oct. 17-18 to visit their students and participate in some special campus activities.
Penn State Mont Alto's Open House is October 17.

Students and families invited to attend Penn State Mont Alto’s fall open house

The Penn State Mont Alto Admissions Office invites interested students and their families to attend its fall open house beginning at 9 a.m. on Oct. 17 in the Multipurpose Activities Center. The event begins with an academic fair with faculty members representing Penn State Mont Alto’s associate and baccalaureate degree programs. There will also be a student panel session and campus tours led by current students.
EiM at Penn State Mont Alto

Mobile "Exercise is Medicine" Comes to Penn State Mont

About 50 members of the Penn State Mont Alto campus community participated in health screening and fitness testing during an Exercise is Medicine (EiM) event at the Multipurpose Activities Center on Oct. 8.
Penn State Laureate Carol Reardon

“The Confederate Flag: Heritage or Hate?”

Penn State Mont Alto will host a Campus Symposium entitled “The Confederate Flag: Heritage or Hate?” at 2 p.m., on Oct. 12, in the Wiestling Hall Student Center on the University’s campus. The featured speaker will be the 2015-16 Penn State Laureate and military historian Carol Reardon. She will be joined by Penn State Mont Alto faculty members James Donovan, associate professor of history, and David Seitz, assistant professor of communications.
Kendra Sites, Penn State Mont Alto Academic Support Center director (center), leads the First-year Seminar discussion group.

Discussion groups help first-year students adjust to co

First-year Seminar discussion groups give students the tools to adjust to their new home at Penn State Mont Alto.
Associate Professor Peter Linehan describes a drone.

Penn State Mont Alto Announces Fall Colloquy Series

Penn State Mont Alto has announced its fall 2015 Fall Colloquy Series which presents current research by Mont Alto faculty in an informal environment at a level that is accessible to a general audience. All events begin at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, in the Heritage Room of The Mill Café on campus. The events are open to the public free of charge. Coffee is provided and discussion is encouraged.
Dr. Beth Brantley, Penn State Mont Alto instructor in Forest Technology, shows members of the Cumberland Woodland Owners Association an elongated hemlock scale, an insect that attacks eastern hemlocks.

Mont Alto Hosts Woodland Owners Association

On Sept. 12, Penn State Mont Alto forestry instructors Beth Brantley, Craig Houghton, and Peter Linehan hosted nine members of the Cumberland Woodland Owners Association at Penn State Mont Alto. Rain in the forecast kept many members away but the hardiest came to discuss relevant forest management topics and learn about Mont Alto’s Forest Technology Program and projects.

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