First-year students move into residence halls; orientation begins
Penn State Mont Alto welcomed its newest students Friday for its move-in day for first-year students. Returning students move in on Sunday. Approximately 350 students will settle into the campus' three residence halls before the weekend is through.
In addition, the Founder's Convocation ceremony to be held Saturday, August 25 at 2 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Activities Center will mark the official opening of the new academic year. After the flurry of move-in and orientation activities planned for the weekend (schedule), classes will commence Monday, August 27, 2012.
Photo Caption (right): Freshman Austin Pacini and his mom, Carrie Pacini, arrive at Mont Alto Hall after a long drive from North Carolina. They display the blue and white blanket she made for him before his start at Penn State. Pacini is majoring in computer engineering.