June 26, 1998
MONT ALTO, Pa. - A free information session on the RN to BS Nursing Program at Penn State Mont Alto will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 106 of the Science Technology Building on the campus. For information, call Deborah DeLuca at 1-717-749-6137.
February 22, 2001
Mont Alto hosts 'Last' lecture series MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto will present the "Last Lecture Series" throughout the spring semester. Sponsored by Campus Ministries, this series will give faculty the opportunity to present a lecture as if it were their last one on earth. The lectures will be Wednesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. in Emmanuel Chapel. John Bardi, instructor of philosophy, Feb. 28; Al Mueller, assistant professor of communication, March 28; and David Goldenberg, Penn State Mont Alto CEO, April 25. The lectures are free and open to the public.
December 10, 2007
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto will hold general information sessions Tuesday beginning at 2 p.m. and Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. for people interested in attending Penn State. Admissions counselors will be available to provide information and answer questions. To register, call 717-749-6130 or go to www.ma.psu.edu
October 16, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto will host a nursing conference titled "Nursing in the 21st Century: An Evidence-Based Practice" on Nov. 22. The keynote speech will be provided by Rosemary Donley, who was the former dean of the School of Nursing at the Catholic University of America and past president of the National League for Nursing. The conference is open to all nurses and to Penn State nursing alumni. For information, call Stephanie Pichaikul at 717-749-6212.
June 15, 2003
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Darlene Gilliland was honored recently for 25 years of service at Penn State Mont Alto. Gilliland, of Waynesboro, Pa., spent 20 years as a staff assistant. She also was the coordinator of the campus Federal Work Study Program and serves as the veterans certifying official. Gilliland was promoted to financial aid coordinator in 1998. She chairs the Penn State Mont Alto Scholarship Committee. Two Mont Alto faculty members received teaching awards at the annual awards ceremony held on the campus in April.
February 18, 2013
The Mont Alto Film Project is seeking actors for "Ghosting," a full-length independent feature film. Auditions are from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 23 and March 16, at Penn State Mont Alto, General Studies Building, One Campus Drive, Mont Alto. This is a non-union production of the Mont Alto Film Project in conjunction with Third Child Productions under the auspices of Penn State Mont Alto. Auditions are open to all actors. Check-in is in Room 110 on the first floor of the General Studies Building; Auditions will be held in the building's auditorium.
March 3, 2011
Penn State Mont Alto announces the launch of its Nittany Lion Reads program to promote reading. Children receive to a story reading, a meet-and-greet session and picture-taking time with the Penn State Nittany Lion. The program is free and will visit the following Franklin County libraries: Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m., Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Saturday, March 19, 11 a.m., Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg. Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m., Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library, 305 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Each program runs approximately one hour.
April 22, 2009
Mont Alto campus to host annual MedCamp in June MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Penn State Mont Alto will host its fourth annual MedCamp on June 15 to 19 for area high school students interested in learning more about health-care careers. The program gives students entering ninth and 10th grades the opportunity to visit local hospitals and health-care facilities, according to a news release. Participants learn about health-care careers including physicians, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology and pathology.
August 26, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The freshman blushed just slightly and ducked his head when he asked Julie Barrett how to get to his Monday afternoon class at Penn State Mont Alto. Barrett quickly pointed out the correct entrance using her past two years on the campus as a knowledge base. The 20-year-old from Mercersburg, Pa., plans to finish her associate degree in nursing this year. "It's an awesome nursing department. ... I just love the faculty here because they do everything they can to help you," she said.
May 24, 2006
MONT ALTO, Pa. - While outdoors and far from their classrooms, the students participating in a statewide Envirothon this week still took tests, witnessed demonstrations and completed projects in the environmental sciences. The campus of Penn State Mont Alto on Monday and Tuesday was home to 320 high school students participating in the Envirothon, which is touted as a hands-on learning experience by educators. The 23rd Envirothon, run by about 60 volunteers, was attended by 64 three- to five-member teams competing in the fields of aquatic ecology, forestry, soil/land use and wildlife and learning about water stewardship in a changing climate.