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Penn State Mont Alto Department of Athletics

Penn State Mont Alto offers nine intercollegiate sports that compete in the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC), which is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

Penn State Mont Alto Athletics Mission Statement:

The Department of Athletics is committed to creating an environment where student-athletes can achieve academic and athletic success.  The Department is dedicated to the overall development of the student-athlete as it relates to personal growth and well-being.  Student-athletes who participate in athletics at Penn State Mont Alto will gain invaluable life skills such as teamwork, leadership, dedication, and discipline.

In addition to the intercollegiate program, the Department of Athletics will provide opportunities for participation in club sports and intramural offerings that will enrich the college experience for all students. These educational experiences and opportunities outside of the classroom will complement the larger University mission.

Penn State Mont Alto Athletics Vision: 

The Department of Athletics will foster an atmosphere of honesty and respect, as well as promote a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to the utmost integrity through compliance with the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association), PSUAC (Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference), and the University.

Penn State Mont Alto Athletics Values: 

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Responsibility

PSUAC Philosophy:

The Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference provides the opportunity for organized athletic competition within the University College Education System. The PSUAC strives to enhance the student-athletes educational experience by promoting physical fitness, leadership, individual responsibility, and the discipline needed for positive competitive endeavors. The athletic programming offered by the PSUAC member institutions are designed to be an integral part of the student’s total educational experience.

USCAA Philosophy:

The purpose of the USCAA shall be to provide wholesome athletic competition on a national level to small colleges who adhere to the rule and regulations set forth by this association and its Bylaws. The USCAA attempts to offer the opportunity for the student-athlete to develop mind, body and spirit through athletic competition, and the USCAA will do this while promoting integrity, leadership, scholarship and values of life. The USCAA believes in striving to place the pursuit of education as the main priority of its student-athletes. The association intends to achieve this purpose by providing opportunities for small colleges to compete on an equal level of competition with schools of like size and athletic programs. Our association seeks to conduct national championships, name All-Americans, recognize scholar athletes, and promote USCAA member schools.