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Michelle Pittman

Top Health Care Officials to Steer Mont Alto’s HPA Prog

Top health care officials join Penn State Mont Alto's Health Policy and Administration (HPA) Program Advisory Board.
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Mont Alto LaunchBox fall Entrepreneur Series Workshops

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will host three Entrepreneur Workshops this fall on Thursday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the LaunchBox at 40 North Second Street in Chambersburg. Any aspiring entrepreneur can register to attend at The workshops are open to the public and free of charge.
Kimberly Herrmann

Mont Alto Evening Talk and Star Party Fall Series

During Penn State Mont Alto’s Evening Talk and Star Party Fall Series, faculty and staff will share their experiences and expertise in a diverse collection of topics, from astronomy to forestry and music. Held on Wednesdays, Sept. 5, Oct. 24, and Nov. 14 in the General Studies Auditorium, the talks begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public.
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Penn State Mont Alto to offer new degree in psychology

This fall, Penn State Mont Alto will offer a bachelor of science degree in psychology — a degree that has strong job prospects, according to a report by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jennifer Hess

Hands-on learning helps students navigate their futures

Penn State Mont Alto hosted its third annual STEM Camp to rave reviews from the ninth- and tenth-grade campers who attended the weeklong day camp.
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Franklin County Extension office to host spotted lanternfly meeting at Mont Alto

The Franklin County Penn State Extension office will host a community meeting about the spotted lanternfly at 6:30 p.m. on July 26 in the General Studies Building Auditorium at Penn State Mont Alto.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
Mont Alto Baseball

Student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference Awards

During the 2017-18 academic year, 38 Penn State Mont Alto student-athletes representing all five of the athletic department’s winter and spring teams were named to the Penn State University Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
Rob Caples

Mont Alto faculty discuss roadblocks to learning

About 40 Penn State Mont Alto faculty and staff met to share and discuss ways to recognize student learning roadblocks and how best to overcome them during Mont Alto’s second annual faculty conference on June 8.
Spend a Summer Day

Spend a Summer Evening and Day events

High school juniors, seniors and their families are invited to Spend a Summer Evening or Day at the Penn State Mont Alto campus. During the events, students and their parents will have the opportunity to learn about Penn State and the college admissions process.