March 26, 1999
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto students weren't bashful about telling Graham B. Spanier, president of Penn State University, what changes are needed at the university's Mont Alto campus during Spanier's visit here Thursday. Spanier, who has headed the 41,000-student university system for four years, also met with faculty and area educational, civic and government leaders during his visit. Uppermost in the student's thoughts were housing at the main campus at University Park, the Mont Alto campus' forestry program and a move to require all students to own computers.
November 10, 2005
These days, life for Greencastle softball standout Kris Root is moving at a very fast pace. And that suits Root just fine, as speed plays a very important part in how she approaches the game. "My favorite part of the game is base running," Root said last night just before signing her letter of intent to play for Hofstra University. "I love getting down and dirty. I love sliding and making the catcher make a play on me. I love seeing what the other team can do. " Her aggressiveness and overall athleticism were two key factors in why Hofstra recruited Root.
May 19, 2013
Interviewing techniques May 20 - Learn employers' tips about successful interviewing to get the job. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255. Chamber mixer May 21 - Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce's mixer. 5 to 7 p.m. Spicher's Appliances, Electronics & Security, 1611 Orchard Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. To register, call 717-264-7101 or go to www.chambersburg.org. The Morning Mixer May 22 - Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's mixer.
April 7, 2013
Sunday, April 7, 2013 COLLEGE BASEBALL Hagerstown 11, Chesapeake 5 Garrett Sprankle had two hits and four RBIs for Hagerstown Community College in a victory over Chesapeake on Sunday. The Hawks (22-17) rallied for six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to break a 5-5 tie. Cooper Ayers had three hits and an RBI for HCC, while Drew DeShong had two hits and two RBIs, Tyler Walter had two hits and an RBI, Eric Schanzenbacher had two hits and starter Tanner Partlow (7-1)
September 16, 2010
MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Penn State Mont Alto will host the university's "writer's blocks" on campus today to focus attention on Constitution Day. The blocks, publicly placed artwork that doubles as a venue for students to express in writing their opinions on certain topics, will also be installed on the University Park and Brandywine campuses. The blocks were designed in 2007 by students at University Park in the first-year art and design studio run by Peter Aeschbacher, assistant professor of architecture.
September 6, 2010
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto Professor Alfred G. Mueller II has been selected for inclusion in the 2010-11 edition of "Who's Who in Education. " Mueller is an associate professor of communication arts and sciences, and the interim assistant director of academic affairs at Mont Alto. A member of the faculty for 11 years, Mueller specializes in rhetorical studies, teaching courses in public speaking, rhetorical theory, and criticism and rhetorical history. Mueller is the author of "In the Name of God," a study of religion and nationalism in post-Soviet Ukraine, and is writing a rhetorical history of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's involvement in the creation and passage of the Interstate Highway Act of 1956.
August 24, 2010
MONT ALTO, Pa. -- Classes started Monday for Penn State Mont Alto's largest incoming class of about 575 new students. The freshmen and transfer students have brought overall enrollment to 1,360, exceeding the previous highest enrollment of 1,315 in 1999. Among the new students are five international students from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia. University officials last spring approved the Mont Alto campus to host international students, Enrollment Management Director Michael Harp said.
April 17, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa. - More than 80 students took part in the third annual Academic Festival at Penn State Mont Alto on Wednesday. Students entered individual and group projects to vie for cash prizes in three categories: science and technology, humanities and health sciences.
March 3, 2008
MONT ALTO, Pa. - Penn State Mont Alto will host a general information session for people who are interested in attending Penn State. The session will be Monday, March 24, at 2 p.m. Admissions counselors will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on Penn State academic programs, the admissions process, the application process, financial aid and more. A tour of the campus and residence halls will be provided at the conclusion of the appointment. To register, call 717-749-6130 or 1-800-392-6173, or go to www.ma.