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Jessica Henri at Fox Hollow Boutique

A Passion for Fashion

Jessica Henri '14 joins the revitalization of downtown Altoona with the opening of Fox Hollow Boutique

Research Spotlight: John Leri, '16

John Leri, a 2016 graduate with a degree in psychology and minors in criminal justice and biology, is currently pursuing his Ph.D. Through his undergraduate research experience at Penn State Altoona, Leri discovered what makes our college unique.

2017 Community for Kids Golfer

Community for Kids Golf Tournament raises more than $20,000

Penn State Altoona’s Alumni Society hosted the third annual Community for Kids (CFK) Golf Tournament Friday, July 21 at Sinking Valley Country Club in Altoona.
a player sinks a putt at the annual Penn State Altoona Community for Kids Golf Tournament

Former Penn State and NFL players to headline Community for Kids Golf Tournament

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society will host the third annual Community for Kids Golf Tournament Friday, July 21, 2017, at Sinking Valley Country Club in Altoona.
Penn State Altoona Enactus students at the 2017 National Expo in Kansas City, Missouri

Enactus team brings home a third place finish at national expo

Fifteen students traveled to Kansas City, Missouri, to compete in the 2017 Enactus United States National Exposition, May 21-23 where the team placed third in its league.
John Leri

Answering the Toughest Question: Why?

Why do people act the way they do? Curious to find out for himself, student John Leri decided to study the behavior of humans ... and zebrafish.
Work by Sarah Swist

Penn State Altoona to present work of Sarah Swist

"Offcuts," a body of work by Sarah Swist will run June 22 – September 9, 2017, in the McLanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center.
Kylea Myers

Universal Bonds

Graduate Kylea Myers discusses art and how it connects us all as human beings
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry accepts the Rossman-Kazmaier award on behalf of the campus

Penn State Altoona receives Rossman-Kazmaier award

Penn State Altoona has been awarded the inaugural Rossman-Kazmaier Partnership Award from the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD).
Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 28, 2017.

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