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Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
Basketball on a black background

Annual Bounce Marathon to benefit Iuzzolino Park project

Students from Penn State Altoona's Greek Council and Sheetz Fellows will be bouncing basketballs April 13-15 throughout Blair County.
Band New Politics and rapper Waka Flocka

Penn State Altoona offers Ivyside Off the Rails music and arts festival

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Off the Rails: Glow On music and arts festival will take place April 22 at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. Penn State Altoona student band The Roof will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m., followed by rock band New Politics at 8 p.m. and rapper Waka Flocka Flame at 9:30 p.m.
Tina Vansteenbergen: Let's Drop the F Bomb

Lecture on Feminism set for Mar. 14

Tina Vansteenbergen will present "Let's Drop the F Bomb" at 6:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gym of the Adler Athletic Complex.
Jack Hanna

Jack Hanna appearance at Penn State Altoona postponed

Due to medical issues, Jack Hanna's scheduled appearance at Penn State Altoona on March 15 has been postponed.
Terrence Roberts

Little Rock Nine member Terrence J. Roberts to speak at Penn State Altoona

Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine, will offer two lectures at Penn State Altoona March 19.

Child Care resources available for students

The Student Parent Childcare Subsidy Program is available to support qualifying, low income student-parents by paying a portions of their childcare costs.
2018 African American Read-in Logo

2018 African American Read-in Events

The theme for the 29th annual read-in chain is African Diaspora Writers in the U.S.
Time to Relax

De-Stress Week events set for December 4-9

Numerous events are scheduled to help students relax, focus, and blow off steam during the last week of classes.
Didge Evolution Didgeridoo players

Didgeridoo workshop and concert set for Nov. 14

The workshop will take place at 12:15 p.m. and the concert at 5:00 p.m., both in the Slep Student Center.

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