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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.
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).
Coaches Caravan artwork

Connect with Penn State's Coaches Caravan

Meet Penn State head football coach James Franklin, Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour, and other Penn State head coaches when the Coaches Caravan travels to Altoona Thursday, May 11, 2017.
Anne Showalter

Altoona alumna thrives at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Penn State Altoona alum Anne Showalter has taken a winding career path over the last 15 years, but she has finally found her home working at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.
Anne Showalter

The Art of Life

Altoona alum Anne Showalter finds a home at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
C. David Kimmel with Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry

Alumnus C. David Kimmel recognized at Renaissance Fund Dinner

Penn State Altoona celebrated its third Renaissance Fund Dinner in honor of C. David Kimmel Friday, April 7.

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz to offer lectures on nuclear engineering Apr. 13

Alumnus Ronald Nimitz will visit Penn State Altoona Thursday, April 13 in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel and offer lectures on his experiences with nuclear engineering.

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