Spring commencement to be held May 16, 2009
Penn State Mont Alto has been graduating students for more than 100 years and will do so again on Saturday, May 16, 2009. This spring Penn State Mont Alto expects to award approximately 144 diplomas to students who are completing 110 associate and 34 baccalaureate degrees. The age range is 19 to 52, and 45 percent of Mont Alto’s graduates are adults 24 and older.
The commencement ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Activities Center. Mont Alto’s keynote speaker is C. Gregory Hoover, superintendent of the Greencastle-Antrim School District and a former Mont Alto student. The campus will award its first baccalaureate degrees in Letter Arts and Sciences (LASCC), and eight students who began their education at Mont Alto will return from University Park to participate in Mont Alto’s commencement ceremony.