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Military family upbringing inspires gift from Penn State liberal arts alumnus

With a $2 million estate gift, Liberal Arts alumnus Geoffrey Morton (1982) is creating a scholarship for students of military families in the College of the Liberal Arts as well as campus beautification endowments for Penn State's Mont Alto and University Park campuses.
Penn State faculty, staff and students talk with representatives from Lightsource BP about ideas for the new solar array

Penn State Mont Alto hosts campus forum on research and engagement opportunities

On Thursday, April 11, Penn State Mont Alto hosted a forum for faculty, staff and students from three campuses to discuss how the University's new utility-scale solar facility being constructed near the campus can serve as a teaching, research and outreach resource for Penn State and local communities.
Mont Alto Renaissance Dinner

Mont Alto Renaissance Fund Dinner raises $60K

About 100 family members, friends and regional business leaders gathered in the Multipurpose Activities Center at Penn State Mont Alto on April 12 to honor Mike and Donna Ross and join in the establishment of a Renaissance Fund Scholarship. Together, they raised $60,190 that will support academically talented Penn State students with financial need in perpetuity.
Kathyrn Gratton Mont Alto LaunchBox

Workshop helps kick-start business ideas

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer a free workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs from 6 to 7 p.m. April 25 at 40 North Second St. in Chambersburg. “So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?” will be presented by Kathyrn Gratton, SCORE Four State Chapter chair, Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro executive director, and a certified small business mentor.
Penn State Mont Alto Chorale

Chorale to perform music from stage and screen

The Penn State Mont Alto Chorale will perform “Music from the Stage and Screen, Take Three,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on April 28 in the General Studies Auditorium. The performance will feature songs from award-winning musicals and a couple classic pop songs. The Chorale will also acknowledge the 80th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with a beautiful arrangement of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."