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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"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.
a player sinks a putt at the annual Penn State Altoona Community for Kids Golf Tournament

Former Penn State and NFL players to headline Community for Kids Golf Tournament

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society will host the third annual Community for Kids Golf Tournament Friday, July 21, 2017, at Sinking Valley Country Club in Altoona.
SADA awards the Arc with inaugural award

SADA announces inaugural award recipient

Penn State Altoona's Students Advocating for Disability Awareness (SADA) organization presented The Arc of Blair County with its inaugural SADA Star Award.
Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy wins chapbook competition

Erin Murphy has won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition with her winning manuscript "Remorse Code."
Rebecca Strzelec

Rebecca Strzelec to be a guest on WPSU's "Take Note"

Rebecca Strzelec is a guest on the WPSU radio program Take Note with Patty Satalia, speaking about her varied experiences and reflections as Penn State Laureate.

Sports News

AMCC Announces 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Team

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

Men's Volleyball named NCAA Statistical Champs

Sophomore libero Waldemar Rivera-Berrios and his team were each officially crowned as NCAA Division III statistical champions in digs per set.

Penn State Altoona Finishes Third in AMCC Presidents Cup Race

Penn State Altoona Athletics has finished in third place in the 2017 Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Presidents Cup standings.