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winter plunge 2018

Penn State Altoona to hold sixth annual Winter Plunge event

Take the plunge on Jan. 28 and raise funds for the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society's scholarship program and Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON.
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.
Students and benefactors meet and greet

Scholarship recipients and benefactors meet and greet at tailgate event

The event was an opportunity for scholarship recipients to meet and chat with the benefactors who make the scholarships possible.
Penn State Altoona alumni varsity athletes pose with the lion shrine

Alums visit campus for first-ever Varsity Athlete Alumni Weekend

The reunion included tours of the renovated and expanded Steven A. Adler Athletic Complex, an athletics panel discussion, and a Penn State football viewing party.
Winter Plunge 2018 Logo

Winter Plunge moving to campus for 2018

The January 28, 2018 event will feature a costume contest, a Polar Bear Water Slide, and Polar Bear Obstacle Course.

Alumni Networking Session set for Nov. 13

The event will include a Q&A panel discussion and a networking session.
Penn ribbon cutting

Penn State Altoona formally dedicates Penn Building

Penn State Altoona formally dedicated the Penn Building, the newest edition to its downtown campus, on Oct. 14.
Kirk Kelleher standing outside Wheeling Nailers arena

Internships help land student Wheeling Nailers job

A pair of internships with hockey teams led Kirk Kelleher to a full time job with the Wheeling Nailers.
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

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