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winter plunge 2018

Penn State Altoona to hold sixth annual Winter Plunge event

Take the plunge on Jan. 28 and raise funds for the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society's scholarship program and Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON.
Time to Relax

De-Stress Week events set for December 4-9

Numerous events are scheduled to help students relax, focus, and blow off steam during the last week of classes.
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Student Engagement Expo highlights unique extracurricular opportunities

Student engagement is like undertaking a mythic journey. As 2016-17 Penn State Laureate and Professor of Theatre Susan Russell said, “it begins with finding your why — your target penetrating four years of undergraduate study.” Russell was the keynote speaker during the 2017 Student Engagement Expo on Nov. 6, addressing an audience of more than 250 individuals eager to make their mark on the University and global community.
Didge Evolution Didgeridoo players

Didgeridoo workshop and concert set for Nov. 14

The workshop will take place at 12:15 p.m. and the concert at 5:00 p.m., both in the Slep Student Center.
Adler dedication

Penn State Altoona formally dedicates new Adler Athletic Complex

With the formal dedication of the newly expanded and renovated Adler Athletic Complex on Oct. 27, Penn State Altoona took another step in its mission to engage, inspire and prepare its students for success.
Ping pong paddles

Challenge the Chancellor to Ping Pong for THON Nov. 16

Stop by the Slep Student Center Thursday, Nov. 16, Noon - 2:00 p.m. to take on Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry in a friendly game of ping pong.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

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.
EIM yoga

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.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.

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