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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.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
Stephan Kessler

Penn State Mont Alto students deepen roots in community outreach and service

Penn State Mont Alto occupational therapy assistant students are not only engaging 4-year-old Kamdyn Hartung through their studies, they are also assisting with The Gala for Hope for Kamdyn’s Kure, an event to be held in his honor April 7 at the Green Grove Gardens in Greencastle.
Christopher Overdorff

Penn State Mont Alto honors students, faculty

Penn State Mont Alto honored students and faculty members achieving academic and teaching excellence during the annual Academic Awards Ceremony in the Multipurpose Activities Center on April 2.
Marissa Bubbenmoyer and Shannon Barrett '10

Marissa Bubbenmoyer and Shannon Barrett '10

HDFS student Marissa Bubenmoyer (left) and her internship supervisor, Shannon Elizabeth Barrett ’10 (right), therapeutic activities services supervisor at the South Mountain Restoration Center. Barrett is also an HDFS Penn State graduate.

Marissa Bubbenmoyer

Marissa Bubbenmoyer

Penn State Mont Alto HDFS student Marissa Bubbenmoyer prepares to meet with residents at the South Mountain Restoration Center in South Mountain, Pa., where she works as the therapeutic activities services intern.

Marissa Bubbenmoyer

Student applies HDFS to internship to help older adults

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.
Ryan Karroll receives Davey Tree Arbor Grant.

Forestry student receives Davey Tree Arbor Grant

Penn State Mont Alto forestry student Ryan Karroll of Smithsburg, Md., received a Davey Foundation Arbor Grant Award on Dec. 14. In 2016, the Davey Tree Expert Company awarded fifty $1,000 merit-based scholarships to the best and brightest students in the green industry across the United States.
Big Climb

Big Climb 2016

Penn State Mont Alto forestry students climb a 100-year-old, 142-foot yellow poplar.

Office for General Education

Sixteen faculty members named first General Education Faculty Fellows

Sixteen faculty members representing various campuses, colleges, and General Education areas at Penn State, have been named General Education Faculty Fellows. The General Education Faculty Fellows Program is a new initiative of the recently created Office for General Education.