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Painter Tom Varano

Public welcome to attend events during Parents' Weekend

The public is invited to join in a variety of activities slated for Penn State Mont Alto’s Parents and Families Weekend, Oct. 19-21, free of charge.
Haley Wagaman Self-Portrait

Artist Reception to Open Wagaman Exhibit

Penn State Mont Alto will host a reception for Haley Wagaman, a 22-year-old artist from Saint Thomas, PA, on Oct. 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the library on the University’s campus. The exhibit, which will feature watercolor paintings with pop-culture and local Southern Pennsylvania historic themes, will be on display through Dec. 15, 2018. The public is invited to meet Wagaman, view her work, and enjoy refreshments at no charge.
Shevy Karbasi

Mont Alto LaunchBox Entrepreneurship Fall Forum

The Mont Alto LaunchBox, a program to support entrepreneurs in Franklin County, will host its inaugural Entrepreneurship Fall Forum from 12:20 to 1:10 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the Wiestling Student Center on Penn State Mont Alto’s campus. The forum will feature Penn State students Shevy Karbasi and Jobe Matula, who have developed their own business ideas and acquired early-stage funding to help develop their products. The forum is open to all aspiring business entrepreneurs at no charge.
Mont Alto Open House Tour

Penn State Mont Alto Fall Open House

High school juniors and seniors are invited to learn about Penn State’s academic programs, extracurricular activities, and campus life during Penn State Day at Penn State Mont Alto, beginning at 9 a.m. on Oct. 20. The event will be held in the Multipurpose Activities Center on campus.
Rachel Martin at Career Closet

Career Closet provides professional attire to students

Penn State Mont Alto held its third annual Career Closet, Sept. 24 to 26, in the Wiestling Student Center, offering free professional clothing to Mont Alto students for interviews, internships and job placement.
United Way Campaign Kick-off

United Way hosts campaign kick-off at Mont Alto

United Way of Franklin County held a tailgate campaign kick-off event at Penn State Mont Alto on Sept. 21 in the Multipurpose Activities Center. Those in attendance had the opportunity to enjoy a tailgate-style lunch, play games, hear lively band music, and meet the Nittany Lion.
Forest Academy Students on horses in 1904

Cradle of Conservation: Hike to explore Mont Alto's forest academy roots

The South Mountain Partnership Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the Penn State Mont Alto Forestry Club, will present “The Cradle of Conservation: Hike at the Historic Pennsylvania Forest Academy” from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at the Mont Alto campus.
Dr. David Seitz

Mont Alto Announces Fall 2018 Colloquy Series

Penn State Mont Alto will host the first of three Faculty & Staff Colloquy Series talks for fall 2018 on Sept. 12 from 12:20 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., in the Heritage Room of The Millstream Café. David Seitz, Penn State Mont Alto associate professor of communications, will present “World War I, Mass Death, and the Birth of the Modern U.S. Soldier: A Rhetorical History.” The event is open to the public and free of charge.
Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day events scheduled at Penn State campuses

Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.
McDowell Nothing to Hide photo

'Nothing to Hide' photo-text exhibit at Mont Alto

“Nothing to Hide,” a touring photo-text exhibit that aims to prevent prejudice and discrimination around mental health and mental illness, will be on display at the Penn State Mont Alto Library, second floor, Sept. 4-30. The exhibit will open with a reception from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 4. The public is invited to attend the reception and view the exhibit free of charge throughout its duration.