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Penn State Mont Alto Benefitting THON Group 2016

Gettysbureg Rocks Event to Support Penn State Mont Alto

During the Gettysburg Rocks event Feb. 4–6, the live performances of more than 172 bands in and around Gettysburg will help conquer childhood cancer by assisting children treated at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and their families. Admission is free at all venues with 100 percent of the donations going to the Four Diamonds Fund in care of Penn State Mont Alto benefiting THON.
Dr. Kevin Alexander Boon

Boon Wins Best Screenplay

Penn State Mont Alto Associate Professor of English Kevin Alexander Boon continues to build on his success in film and writing. In January, his screenplay, “An Unmarked Grave,” won Best Screenplay in the Horror Genre during the 2016 Table Read My Screenplay Competition sponsored by the International Screenwriters’ Association (ISA).
Storyteller Dylan Pritchett

Storyteller to honor Dr. King at Penn State Mont Alto

Penn State Mont Alto will honor the legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. when African-American storyteller Dylan Pritchett comes to campus on Jan. 20 to celebrate Dr. King’s speeches and writings. The event begins at 2 p.m. in Wiestling Hall. It is open to the public and free of charge.
Students in class at Penn State Mont Alto.

Penn State Mont Alto Offers Mathematics Competition

The American Mathematics Competition (AMC) will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 17 in the auditorium of the General Studies building at Penn State Mont Alto. The Mont Alto campus is the only public site for the AMC in this area and one of only six in Pennsylvania. The AMC is a national mathematics contest aimed at talented secondary students with the goal of "strengthening the mathematical capabilities of our nation's youth," according to its website.

Join the Penn State Mont Alto #GivingTuesday Challenge

Money saved on Black Friday can be put to good use on Dec. 1, #GivingTuesday, when anyone making a gift to the Penn State Mont Alto Athletics Fund will be matched by Craig and Page Nitterhouse and Matt and Tana Oyer up to $6,000. Mont Alto Athletics is one of three matching gift challenges available to Penn Staters during #GivingTuesday. University Libraries and Intercollegiate Athletics also offer matching gifts. To learn more or make a gift go to
Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Mont Alto Student Chorale to Perform Holiday Music

The Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale invites the public to attend three holiday choral events that feature the music of Mozart, Schubert, Isaac and Haydn as well as contemporary and traditional Austrian Christmas carols. The events are free of charge.
Laura Wilkinson (Ret., US Army)

Honoring our veterans

Veteran Laura Wilkinson (Ret., US Army) was the featured speaker during Penn State Mont Alto’s Veterans Day event on Nov. 11.
Theravadan Monk Bhante Sujatha

A 21st-century monk visits Penn State Mont Alto

On Nov. 3, Sujatha met with students in two of John Bardi’s classes where he answered questions and led a discussion about his life as a monk.
Bridget Kenney '16

20th Annual Scholarship Celebration

About 400 scholarship donors and student recipients attended the Penn State Mont Alto 20th annual Scholarship Celebration in the Multipurpose Activities Center on Oct. 16.
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.”