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Dr. Somjit Barat

Professor leads new international initiative at Penn State Mont Alto

Somjit Barat, associate professor of marketing at Penn State Mont Alto, has recently been named coordinator of International and Intercultural Programs. In his new role, Barat will head Mont Alto’s newly established International and Intercultural Programs Office (IIPO) and lead the campus in the development and coordination of multicultural events.
Student studying in her room.

Penn State Mont Alto to offer variety of summer courses

Penn State Mont Alto is offering on campus and online courses that cover a wide variety of subject areas to strengthen students’ academic skills, accelerate graduation dates, fulfill course prerequisites, and allow students to pursue special interests. Students can also reduce their fall academic loads by completing courses during the summer.
Pennsylvania State forest Academy students weed seedlings in 1933.

Every day is Arbor Day at Penn State Mont Alto

Remaining true to its roots, on April 24 the Penn State Mont Alto campus will host its “Every Day is Arbor Day” spring event bringing students, faculty, staff and alumni together to plant trees and work in the Penn State Mont Alto Arboretum.
Old Main-spring

Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.
Prospective students tour Mont Alto campus.

Summer information sessions at Penn State Mont Alto

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.
All In

Mont Alto to host kickoff of “All In at Penn State"

The Penn State Mont Alto Diversity and Campus Theme Committees hosted an event as part of the University's “All In at Penn State: A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion” initiative, which kicked off with an event at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, on Old Main lawn at University Park.
Randall Ackerman accepts check from Jim Ingram.

Event highlights scholarship support and joy in giving

More than 350 scholarship students and donors, as well as faculty, staff and friends of Penn State Mont Alto, attended the 21st annual Scholarship Ceremony in the Multipurpose Activities Center on Oct. 14. Throughout the evening, donors and scholarship recipients had the opportunity to meet while also hearing about the importance of receiving scholarships and the joy of giving.
19th Annual Donor Appreciation Celebration

Donor event celebrates the generosity that makes dreams possible

Penn State Mont Alto recently celebrated the generosity and philanthropy of those who help make students’ dreams come true during its 19th annual Donor Appreciation Celebration on Oct. 17. The event brought scholarship recipients together with donors for an evening.
OTA student Haylee Dietrich with Trinity House Resident.

Occupational therapy assistant students connect with community members

During the winter months, residents at Trinity House, an apartment complex near the Mont Alto campus, appreciated the energy Penn State Mont Alto occupational therapy assistants brought twice a week.
Penn State Mont Alto forest technology students provide first aid during trauma-scenario training event.

Trauma-scenario provides hands-on training for students

Penn State Mont Alto held its sixth annual trauma-scenario training exercise for forest technology and nursing students on May 1. During the event, students worked with multiple agencies to rescue injured individuals who were in tree harvesting accidents in the forest near the campus.