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A graphic representation showing how the Security and Risk Analysis Club and the Sheetz Fellows Program came together to work on the HAX competition

Up to the Challenge

What began as an activity for the Security and Risk Analysis club, has grown to include entrepreneurs from the Sheetz Fellows Program. The two groups of students teamed up with the national security firm GRIMM for something called Hax.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten's "How they Got Over" slated for multiple screenings

The documentary will be shown at various festivals in the United States and abroad.
LiveWire Logo

LiveWire online magazine seeking submissions

The deadline for submissions is Feburary 21.
Logan McHale and Bill Butterfield working on their website and sporting their Simply Lion wear

Dynamic Duo

Bill Butterfield and Logan McHale want to make their mark at Penn State Altoona and beyond.
Invent Penn State

Penn State Funds Entrepreneurship Centers in Each of its 21 Campus Communities

Penn State today announced four new seed grants to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the Commonwealth.
Eiche model

Penn State Altoona's Eiche Library boasts new equipment for patrons

Penn State Altoona’s Eiche Library recently acquired new equipment that patrons can use, such as life-sized anatomical models and 360- degree video equipment.
Dr. Jungwoo Ryoo and students from Seoul Women's University

Partnership with Seoul Women's University brings South Korean students to campus

Over a period of eight weeks, the students live in a residence hall and take an internship class.
Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
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.
Jerry Zolten with Martin guitar

Jerry Zolten featured in new documentary

The film tells the story of the move of the Martin Guitar Company from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1839.

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