Penn State students studying health care, sports or community disciplines can enroll in the elective course NURS 499 for the fall 2019 semester to learn about their field of interest and then travel to Kerala, India, to perform community service as it relates to their field of study while also seeing some of India?s landmark sites.
Based upon early successes, ?The Art and Science of Human Flourishing? will be offered as a three-credit course at seven Penn State campuses ? Altoona, Brandywine, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Mont Alto, University Park and York ? and is the focus of a research study evaluating possible outcomes in increased student health and well-being.
High school juniors, seniors and their families are invited to Spend a Summer Evening or Day at the Penn State Mont Alto campus, when students and their parents will have the opportunity to learn about Penn State and the college admissions process.
Penn State Mont Alto College of Nursing students Kaylee Read and Katherine "Katy" Grimm presented research that could help members of the Waynesboro Hospital Board make good decisions for patient care.
Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
A webinar to help aging individuals cope with loss, dying and death in later life will be presented at Penn State Mont Alto from 9:30 a.m. to noon on May 22, in room 304 of the Science and Technology Building. It is open to the public and free of charge. Healthcare professionals can receive 2.5 hours of continuing education credit through Hospice Foundation of America at a cost of $21 per certificate.
With assistance from a strategic plan seed grant, Penn State Mont Alto, in partnership with Penn State LionPulse, has made significant strides in improving health and wellness initiatives for students, staff and faculty at the campus.
Penn State Mont Alto theater students performed two original, educational puppet shows about saving the rain forest at the invitation of First Lady of Pennsylvania Frances Wolf, during the annual Earth Day Celebration at the governor?s residence on April 22.
The Penn State Mont Alto Chorale will host its fifth annual Choral Festival on May 4 in the Multipurpose Activities Center during a grand evening of choral musical performances. The Chorale will be joined by five other local schools, totaling about 185 student voices.
Penn State Mont Alto student Courtney Stump recently received the Pennsylvania Associate of Colleges and Employers JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the associate degree category. The award was given for her exemplary work performance as a physical therapist assistant intern at Chambersburg?s Innovative Rehab Associates during summer 2018. Stump is the first Mont Alto student to receive this honor.
With a $2 million estate gift, Liberal Arts alumnus Geoffrey Morton (1982) is creating a scholarship for students of military families in the College of the Liberal Arts as well as campus beautification endowments for Penn State's Mont Alto and University Park campuses.
On Thursday, April 11, Penn State Mont Alto hosted a forum for faculty, staff and students from three campuses to discuss how the University's new utility-scale solar facility being constructed near the campus can serve as a teaching, research and outreach resource for Penn State and local communities.