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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

The 2016-17 Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale

Spring choral performances at Penn State Mont Alto

The public is invited to join the Penn State Mont Alto Student Chorale in two exciting upcoming choral performances under the direction of Music Instructor Fred Davison.
presentation of flowers by the Shah of Iran at Cyrus the Great's tomb 1971

Inaugural ceremony at Cyrus the Great's tomb

The inaugural ceremony of festivities to celebrate the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian monarchy took place in 1971. The Shah of Iran placed flowers at the tomb of Cyrus the Great to start the five-day event which featured royalty and dignitaries from around the world.

docunight graphic for Docunight: Iran via Documentaries

Subject of May 3 Docunight screening is the ‘greatest party on earth’

In 1971, the Shah of Iran celebrated 2,500 years of the Persian monarchy by throwing an extravagant party that would mark the break between the Shah and the people of Iran he reigned over. The documentary “Decadence and Downfall – The Shah of Iran’s Ultimate Party” will be shown as part of the “Docunight: Iran via Documentaries” series at 7 p.m. on May 3.
We Are!

Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize three people and members of staff who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Hazleton and Penn State Mont Alto, and a student at University Park who started at Penn State Behrend.
Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, examines artwork.

Wenhong Luo

 Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, examines artwork.

Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, examines artwork.

Ancient art of Chinese quilts

Wenhong Luo, an assistant curator at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum in China and visiting scholar in American Studies at Penn State Harrisburg, will present a lecture on Chinese quilts, entitled “NÜ GONG as a Cultural Practice in Chinese History,” at the Penn State Mont Alto Library. The lecture will begin at 11:00 a.m. It is free of charge and open to the public.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Graduates in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences waved to family and friends after receiving their diplomas at commencement ceremonies held at the Bryce Jordan Center on the morning of Dec. 17, 2016.

Timothy G. Henry

Timothy G. Henry

Timothy G. Henry, president and chief executive officer of Franklin Financial Services Corporation and F&M Trust, is Penn State Mont Alto's 2017 commencement speaker.

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