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Staley-Bingaman

Wife, mother of two balanced unique challenges as she earned Penn State degrees

Casey Staley-Bingaman, a mother of two whose husband is a Marine, fulfilled a promise she made to herself when she graduated from Penn State on May 5.
Michael Doncheski, Robert Fignar, Francis Achampong

Michael Doncheski, Bob Fignar, and Francis Achampong

The First Community Bank of Mercersburg is helping to meet the financial needs of students through a newly established Penn State Mont Alto Open Doors Scholarship. First Community Bank CEO and President Bob Fignar ’85 (center) is joined by Penn State Mont Alto’s Chief Academic Officer Michael Doncheski  (left) and Chancellor Francis Achampong (right) near the Nittany Lion on the Mont Alto Campus. 

Michael Doncheski, Robert Fignar, Francis Achampong

Michael Doncheski, Bob Fignar, and Francis Achampong

The First Community Bank of Mercersburg is helping to meet the financial needs of students through a newly established Penn State Mont Alto Open Doors Scholarship. First Community Bank CEO and President Bob Fignar, Penn State class of 1985 (center) is joined by Penn State Mont Alto’s Chief Academic Officer Michael Doncheski (left) and Chancellor Francis Achampong (right) near the Nittany Lion on the Mont Alto Campus.

Mont Alto LaunchBox Ribbon-Cutting

Mont Alto LaunchBox Ribbon-Cutting

Penn State President Eric Barron, center, prepares to cut the ribbon during a celebration to dedicate the Mont Alto LaunchBox on April 3. Joining him, from left to right, are Richard Heddleson, regional director for the South Central Office of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania; Mike Ross, Franklin County Area Development Corp. president; Francis K. Achampong, Penn State Mont Alto chancellor; Lynn Dietrich, Penn State trustee; State Rep. Paul Schemel; Neil Sharkey, Penn State vice president for research; and assisting with the ribbon is Madlyn Hanes, Penn State vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor.

LION Tank Audience

Penn State Mont Alto hosts LION Tank Competition

Penn State Mont Alto’s General Studies Auditorium had a packed house on Friday evening, March 16, when five competitors went head-to-head during the Mont Alto LaunchBox Inaugural LION Tank Competition.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Mont Alto LaunchBox

'So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?'

The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer the first of three free workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs on Feb. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. at 40 North Second Street in Chambersburg. “So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?” will be presented by Kathryn Gratton, chapter chair of Hagerstown SCORE.
Preston Harris

Penn State Mont Alto Signs Young Player

As part of Team IMPACT, Preston Harris, 13, who lives with a condition known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, officially joined the Penn State Mont Alto men's basketball team during a special signing event on Jan. 11. He will attend practices, games, team dinners and events.
Preston Harris

Preston Harris

Preston Harris, joined by his parents Jamie and Jeannie Harris, is the newest member of the Penn State Mont Alto men's basketball team.

Preston Harris

Preston Harris

Preston Harris, joined by his parents Jamie and Jeannie Harris, is the newest member of the Penn State Mont Alto men's basketball team.

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