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Dwight Neptune BeagleDrones

BeagleDrones takes first in LION Tank Competition

An easy to build racing drone kit, a faster and easier way to mix infant formula, and a customer loyalty app were business ideas entrepreneurs pitched during the Mont Alto LaunchBox LION Tank Competition on March 15 in the University’s General Studies Building Auditorium.
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Mont Alto Campus contributes $38.4M to PA economy

Penn State Mont Alto contributed $38,443,918 to the Pennsylvania economy in FY 2017, and supported, directly and indirectly, 499 Pennsylvania jobs. A new study released Feb. 26 by Penn State focused on measuring the University’s impact in communities across the Commonwealth.

‘Persistence’ is topic of Colloquy Series Talk

Faculty members will describe a multi-year study, which involves collecting data to examine various personal and academic characteristics to predict student persistence in their academic programs, during a Penn State Mont Alto Colloquy Series talk from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. March 13, in the Heritage Room of The Mill Café. The talk is open to the public and free of charge.
LION Tank graphic

Penn State Mont Alto to host LION Tank competition

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will host its second annual micro-grant pitch competition, LION Tank, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on March 15 in the General Studies Building auditorium on Penn State Mont Alto campus. The event, sponsored by the Patriot Federal Credit Union in Chambersburg, is open to the public and free of charge. Registered audience members are eligible to win prizes.
Kirsten Tercek, Lions Pantry

Lion's Pantry feeds student success

Student food insecurity has been an increasing concern on the Mont Alto Campus for some time. Staff and faculty have related stories of students coming to class inquiring about available free snacks because they did not or could not eat breakfast or lunch.