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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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Penn State Altoona celebrates Earth Day(s) with week-long events

Penn State Altoona will present a series of events in celebration of Earth Week, April 17-21.
Earth Day(s)

Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.
Earth Day(s)

Penn State celebrating Earth Day(s) with events throughout April

Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, but Penn State will celebrate Earth Day(s) with a variety of events for students, faculty, staff and the community throughout April. Activities are scheduled across the Commonwealth at many of Penn State's campuses, from Berks to University Park to Shenango.
Students Advocating for Disability Awareness at Penn State Altoona

Altoona students hold 'Spread the Word to End the Word' banner-signing event

Students Advocating for Disability Awareness at Penn State Altoona held a “Spread the Word to End the Word” banner-signing event March 1 in the Hawthorn Building to kick off intellectual disability awareness month. SADA's primary mission is to create inclusive environments on campus and in local communities for people with disabilities.
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Penn State Altoona to hold second Birding Classic starting April 22

Penn State Altoona will hold the second Birding Classic beginning at noon on April 22. The goal of the event is for teams to count as many species of birds as possible in a 24-hour period.
Sharon Risher

Distinguished Speaker Sharon Risher to speak Apr. 18

Sharon Risher, who lost her mother and two cousins in the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting, will speak on campus Tuesday, April 18.
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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.

Altoona raises over $68,000 for THON to rank second among Commonwealth campuses

Penn State's THON 2017 raised more than $10 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Altoona students raised $68,919.10 to rank second among Commonwealth campuses.
Sharrell Luckett

Heard on Campus: Muhlenberg professor Sharrell Luckett on black performance

Sharrell Luckett was the keynote speaker during Penn State Altoona's annual African American Read-In held Feb. 13.

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