Birding Classic photo

Birding Classic puts funds to good use

For the second year in a row the Earth Day Birding Classic was held at Penn State Altoona as teams competed to identify by sight or sound as many species of birds as possible in 24 hours in Blair and nearby counties.
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Sheetz Family Health Center

Health and Wellness Center earns re-accreditation

The Center has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
Michael Lucas's Visions of Nature

Penn State Altoona to showcase work of faculty Michael Lucas

"Visions of Nature," an exhibition of work by Michael Lucas, will run Aug. 24 – Sept. 10 at Penn State Altoona.
Todd Davis

Todd Davis's "Winterkill" reviewed by "The Harvard Review"

"Winterkill," Todd Davis' most recent book of poems, was recently reviewed in "The Harvard Review."
Jerry Zolten

Zolten article looks at growth of African American "folk" preachers

Zolten's article "When gospel sermons came on the phonograph," has been published in "The Conversation."
"The Marshmallow Building" by Susan Marie Brundage

Brundage receives first place award for marshmallow building painting

Susan Marie Brundage earned first place in the painting category for her work "The Marshmallow Building"
Erin C. Murphy and Todd Davis

Murphy and Davis win Gold and Silver Foreword Book of the Year Awards

Erin Murphy and Todd Davis have been named winners in the nineteenth annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

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Quinn Luhr

Quinn Luhr Selected to NABC Honors Court

Men’s basketball guard/forward Quinn Luhr was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ 2016-2017 Honors Court.
Four Lions Volleyball Players Earn NEAC Scholar-Athlete Status

Four Lions Volleyball Players Earn NEAC Scholar-Athlete Status

The NEAC announced its Scholar-Athlete selections, including four Penn State Altoona men's volleyball players.

AMCC Announces 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Team

The AMCC released its 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Team, including four representatives from Penn State Altoona spring sports teams.