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Seventh graders to visit Penn State for Adventures in Learning

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5/13/2010 —

Penn State Mont Alto will host 340 seventh-grade students from Waynesboro Area Middle School as an introduction to collegiate campus life.  Adventures in Learning is sponsored by the Waynesboro Area Business Education Community Foundation (WABEC) in collaboration with the middle school.  The students will visit Penn State May 17-19.

A new group of seventh graders will tour the Mont Alto campus including the residence halls each day. Their visit includes three hands-on learning sessions led by Penn State faculty and will conclude with lunch at The Mill, Mont Alto’s food court. Sessions include Phun with Physics, Physical Therapy, and Wonders of the Human Body. The students will arrive daily at 9:15 am. Sessions begin at 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 12:10 pm.

Members of the media are invited to attend.  Interviews with faculty members and representatives of the WABEC or Waynesboro Area School District can be arranged.

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