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Melissa Ruiz

Melissa Ruiz to present "Dance Floor Theory"

Swift Kick's Melissa Ruiz will offer an address on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Justin Jones-Fosu

Justin Jones-Fosu to offer keynote address

Justin Jones-Fosu will offer a keynote address on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Adler Athletic Complex.

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.
globe in grass

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.

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