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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Work by Sarah Swist

Penn State Altoona to present work of Sarah Swist

"Offcuts," a body of work by Sarah Swist will run June 22 – September 9, 2017, in the McLanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center.
Aglaia Konrad

Penn State Altoona to present the work of Aglaia Konrad

Penn State Altoona will present the film installation Material Visions: Aglaia Konrad by Brussels-based Austrian photographer Aglaia Konrad and curated by Penn State Altoona Instructor in Art History Edit Toth June 22 – July 31, 2017.
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry accepts the Rossman-Kazmaier award on behalf of the campus

Penn State Altoona receives Rossman-Kazmaier award

Penn State Altoona has been awarded the inaugural Rossman-Kazmaier Partnership Award from the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD).
Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry offers opening remarks

2017 Faculty and Staff Awards

Penn State Altoona faculty and staff members were honored for their service and exemplary work during the annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony held May 4 on campus.

Mark Johnson co-organizes international conference

With the support of a $45,000 NSF grant, Mark W. Johnson has been able to co-organize a week-long international conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne.
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Penn State Altoona athletics roundup, April 22 to May 12

Penn State Altoona offers varsity athletics results and scores from April 22 through May 12.

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Hunter Breon at bat

Breon named ECAC Rookie of the Year

Shortstop Hunter Breon was announced as the ECAC Division III South Region Rookie of the Year.
Hunter Breon and Peter Jacobs

Breon Named AMCC Newcomer of the Year, Two Lions Voted to All-Conference Squad

Penn State Altoona baseball’s freshman shortstop Hunter Breon was selected the AMCC Newcomer of the Year, and two Lions were voted to the AMCC All-Conference Team.

Lady Lions Softball Selected to Compete in ECAC Tournament

Penn State Altoona's softball team has earned a berth into the 2017 ECAC Division III Softball Championship Tournament.