Subscribe to Highlights
Anne Showalter

The Art of Life

Altoona alum Anne Showalter finds a home at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
C. David Kimmel with Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry

Alumnus C. David Kimmel recognized at Renaissance Fund Dinner

Penn State Altoona celebrated its third Renaissance Fund Dinner in honor of C. David Kimmel Friday, April 7.

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz to offer lectures on nuclear engineering Apr. 13

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz will visit Penn State Altoona Thursday, April 13 in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel and offer lectures on his experiences with nuclear engineering.
Ashley Schroeder

Penn State Altoona alumna receives Alumni Achievement Award

Ashley Schroeder, a 2005 Penn State Altoona graduate, was among the nine recipients of the Penn State Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Achievement Award honored during an award ceremony March 31 at the University Park campus.
2017 Winter Plunge check presentation

Alumni Society presents $18,500 check to Altoona Benefiting THON

Penn State Altoona's Alumni Society presented Altoona Benefitting THON a check for $18,500, raised at their annual Winter Plunge event.
David Kimmel

C. David Kimmel named Penn State Altoona 2017 Renaissance Fund honoree

Penn State alumnus C. David Kimmel, of Altoona, has been named Penn State Altoona’s 2017 Renaissance Fund honoree.

2017 Winter Plunge

Penn State Altoona's Alumni Society held its fifth annual Winter Plunge event Saturday, Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park.

Winter Plunge

Take the plunge with Penn State Altoona

Come chill with Penn State Altoona for the fifth annual Winter Plunge on Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park. Ankle high, knee deep, or all the way, students, come support Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON and Penn State Altoona Alumni Society scholarships and programs.

Fall 2016 Commencement Address - Rebecca Strzelec

Penn State Altoona held its fall 2016 commencement on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. The event featured a commencement address by Professor of Visual Arts and Penn State Laureate Rebecca Strzelec.