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Wellness Fair (Apple with a heart-shaped bite)

Penn State Altoona to hold Wellness Fair

The fair will take place November 9 and will feature interactive acitivies pertaining to mental, physical, nutritional, and sexual health topics.
Sign language

Sign language instructors to present cultural diversity panel

Instructors Ashley Bennett and Shasta Dreese will present the panel Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in the Misciagna Family Center
Texting on a smartphone

Crisis Text Line provides students with 24/7 access to counseling

Students can speak via text to crisis counselors who help the student find calm and create an action plan.
Ping pong paddles

Challenge the Chancellor to Ping Pong for THON Nov. 16

Stop by the Slep Student Center Thursday, Nov. 16, Noon - 2:00 p.m. to take on Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry in a friendly game of ping pong.
WellTrack Logo

Online therapy platform now available for students

The new service can help students deal with anxiety and depression through online guided relaxation exercises, simulations, and meditation.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.
Andrew Ward: With Flowers

Anthony Ward: With Flowers

The lecture and performance will take place Oct. 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Darrell Hammond

Darrell Hammond to speak at Penn State Altoona

Darrell Hammond will speak Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Gym A of the Adler Athletic Complex. Free tickets available Oct. 21.
Melissa Ruiz

Melissa Ruiz to present "Dance Floor Theory"

Swift Kick's Melissa Ruiz will offer an address on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.

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