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A student volunteer carries supplies to a first-year student's room

Fall 2017 Move-in Day and Orientation Activities

Penn State Altoona Move In 2017 was a rainy one, but still fun and exciting.
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
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.
El Teatro Campesino

Global-Centric Theatre

Robin Reese’s Theatre in Diverse Cultures class challenges students to redefine what "theatre" means to them.
 Altoona LaunchBox opens in downtown Altoona

Altoona LaunchBox opens in downtown Altoona

Penn State Altoona furthered its commitment to innovation and economic development with the Altoona LaunchBox dedication and ribbon cutting June 1, 2017, in downtown Altoona.
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.
Kylea Myers

Universal Bonds

Graduate Kylea Myers discusses art and how it connects us all as human beings
Birding Classic photo

Birding Classic puts funds 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.
Anne Showalter

The Art of Life

Altoona alum Anne Showalter finds a home at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
The Language of Shaping

The Language of Shaping

Ivyside Dance Ensemble's spring 2017 performance is based on Neil Gaiman's novel "The Ocean at the End of the Lane."

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