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The Man Behind the Music

Known by many as the Sax Guy, Ikechi Onyenaka, is pursuing a degree in information sciences technology, but music is his true passion.
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Altoona's Center for Community-Based Studies receives $5,000 mini-grant

The Center for Community-Based Studies is the recipient of a Pepsi Challenge Mini-grant awarded through University Park’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative.
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Sherrill's "Minotaur" earns Silver Medal for Literary Fiction

Steve Sherrill has received the Silver Medal for Literary Fiction in the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.

Penn State Altoona to offer kinesiology major in fall 2017

Recognizing a growing desire among current and prospective students as well as strong market demand, Penn State Altoona will offer the kinesiology major, with options in both movement science and exercise science, starting with the fall 2017 semester.
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Professional writing minor now available at Penn State Altoona

The professional writing minor is now available to students at Penn State Altoona. Designed to complement all bachelor’s degree programs, the new 18-credit minor helps prepare students to write effectively in academia and the workplace.
2017 Men's Volleyball Champions

Altoona men's volleyball wins first North Eastern Athletic Conference title

Penn State Altoona men's volleyball won its first-ever NEAC championship on April 15, defeating Wells College 3-1 in the Adler Gym.

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz to offer lectures on nuclear engineering Apr. 13

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz will visit Penn State Altoona Thursday, April 13 in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel and offer lectures on his experiences with nuclear engineering.

Sports News

Peterman, Arentz Star on AMCC All-Conference Team

AMCC released its 2017 postseason awards in men’s volleyball, with Penn State Altoona earning two individual awards and getting a total of five All-Conference selections.
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Jared Harshbarger Named AMCC Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Penn State Altoona men's tennis freshman Jared Harshbarger was announced as the AMCC Player of the Week.

Men's Volleyball Draws Hunter in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Penn State Altoona men's volleyball will face #9 Hunter College on Sat., Apr. 22 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Volleyball Championship Tournament.