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Move-in day this Friday, August 19; fall semester commences August 22

8/15/2011 —

Penn State Mont Alto will welcome its first-year students on move-in day this Friday, August 19. Students will move in to residence halls from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weekend holds a wide variety of activities as part of orientation. The events include sessions to help students succeed in the classroom, a technology overview to familiarize students with Penn State systems, guest speaker Stan Pearson (The Art of Being You--Diversity), academic advising, club/organization fair, volunteer service projects, tours of campus, Walmart bus trips, and a performace by hypnotist Dr. Bengali. The highlight of orientation is the Founder's Convocation Ceremony, an official ceremony to mark the start of the new academic year, to be held Saturday, August 20 at 10:15 a.m. in the Multipurpose Activities Center (gymnasium).

Members of the media are welcomed to attend. Please contact Kristie Fry at 717-749-6112 or kfry@psu.edu for a detailed schedule or more information.

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