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Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
Adler Athletic Complex

Penn State Altoona to offer tours of renovated Adler Athletic Complex

Penn State Altoona will open the doors of its newly renovated and expanded Steven A. Adler Athletic Complex to the public on Oct. 29 with community tours.
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Exercise is Medicine Week to feature Center for Fitness and Wellness re-opening

Exercise is Medicine Week 2017, set for Oct. 9-13, will include the opening of the Center for Fitness and Wellness' new space in the IM Building, as well as campus-wide events and activities focused on fitness, health and wellness.

Penn State Altoona health and wellness center achieves AAAHC Accreditation

The Penn State Altoona Health and Wellness Center has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC/Accreditation Association).
Bluebird

Birding Classic grows, funds put 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. Funds from the first classic were split between two local projects.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Austin "AJ" Fink, spring 2017 commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement

Penn State Altoona held its spring 2017 commencement ceremony May 6 at the Jaffa Shrine. More than 160 of the graduating 210 students attended the ceremony.

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.

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