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Sheriece Veazey and Deb Hirschbiel

In the Spotlight

Thanks to hard work and determination, opportunities abound for alum Sheriece Veazy.
Alum Erin Kelly

The View from Here

Unwilling to be limited by a disability, alum Erin Kelly shares her voice through her writing.
Steve Richards and Michele J. De Leon

Penn State Altoona Philanthropic Council Chair endows Open Doors Scholarship

Steve Richards and Michele J. De Leon have made a $50,000 gift commitment to establish the Harold (Had) C. Richards Memorial Open Doors Scholarship.
Alum Don Cella

Molding a dream

Alumnus Don Cella is realizing his career dreams as the owner of a tile and ceramics company in Pittsburgh.

Penn State Altoona Winter Plunge canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Penn State Altoona 2018 Winter Plunge, scheduled for Jan. 28, has been canceled.

Fall 2017 Commencement Address - Stephen J. McKnight

Stephen J. McKnight, president and CEO of Altoona Blair County Development Corporation, delivers the fall 2017 commencement address at Penn State Altoona.

Blue Horizon

The Sky's the Limit

As part of their senior capstone project, three engineering students collect atmospheric data by creating a functioning weather balloon as part of Lockheed Martin's Project Blue Horizon.
Christina Seymour

English alum wins 2017 Lyrebird Poetry Prize

Christina Seymour's manuscript "When is a Burning Tree" will be published by Glass Lyre Press.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy logo

Environmental Studies Alum to meet with students Nov. 13

Chastity Bey will talk about her work as the community nature educator at the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy.

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