The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
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Ivyside Dance Ensemble company performs

Dance to the Music

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a performance featuring current and past ensemble members.
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Jordan Wolfkill at the Big Valley Animal Hospital

Pet Project

Jordan Wolfkill shares experiences from his internship at Big Valley Animal Hospital.
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Penn State Altoona Men's Volleyball Players and Coach

Four Lions Selected First Team All-AMCC; Peterman Named Co-Coach of the Year

Lions volleyball had a big presence on the top level of the All-AMCC squad, as four of the seven spots on the first team were occupied by members of Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball.
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Penn State Altoona ENVST students learn through hands-on work at local farm

Some Penn State Altoona environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
Haley Giedroc

Haley Giedroc Selected AMCC Player of the Week

The junior shortstop from Howard, PA was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in softball on April 16.
Randy Green of McCartney's Business Products of Altoona at the Altoona Launchbox

McCartney’s Business Products furnishes Altoona LaunchBox

An in-kind gift from McCartney’s Business Products of Altoona has outfitted Penn State Altoona’s LaunchBox with a variety of tables, chairs, and desks of classic and modern designs.
An illustrated drawing of a map of the world

Penn State Altoona librarians host story time series for preschoolers

Librarians from Penn State Altoona presented a story time series for preschool students from the campus Child Development Center.
All-North Eastern Athletic Conference team

Penn State Altoona athletics round-up April 10-16

Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics April 10-16.

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Ninety-one Penn State Altoona students participated in the 16th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on April 14.
Students on state during All That We Are event

'All That We Are' video explores connections across Penn State communities

Stand for State, Penn State’s bystander intervention initiative, recently asked students, faculty and staff at all Penn State campuses to explore what connects us as part of an interactive event called “All That We Are.”
“Dancer” by Maddie Quinn

Spring 2018 issue of "Hard Freight" published

The issue includes poems, short stories, essays, and artwork by current students as well as a work by faculty member Brooke Findley.