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"The Marshmallow Building" by Susan Marie Brundage

Brundage receives first place award for marshmallow building painting

Susan Marie Brundage earned first place in the painting category for her work "The Marshmallow Building"
Erin C. Murphy and Todd Davis

Murphy and Davis win Gold and Silver Foreword Book of the Year Awards

Erin Murphy and Todd Davis have been named winners in the nineteenth annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
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.
SADA awards the Arc with inaugural award

SADA announces inaugural award recipient

Penn State Altoona's Students Advocating for Disability Awareness (SADA) organization presented The Arc of Blair County with its inaugural SADA Star Award.
Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy wins chapbook competition

Erin Murphy has won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition with her winning manuscript "Remorse Code."
Water-hammer equipment

Altoona faculty, students hammer out propulsion problems

We may know how to use propulsion but there are still problems to solve. That’s what keeps Penn State Altoona’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jeffrey Moore and his students interested.
Rebecca Strzelec

Rebecca Strzelec to be a guest on WPSU's "Take Note"

Rebecca Strzelec is a guest on the WPSU radio program Take Note with Patty Satalia, speaking about her varied experiences and reflections as Penn State Laureate.

AMCC Announces 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Team

The AMCC released its 2017 Spring Sportsmanship Team, including four representatives from Penn State Altoona spring sports teams.
Justin Bannister

Trials, tribulations lead to triumph on and off the court for Altoona student

Justin Bannister, middle hitter for Penn State Altoona's varsity men's volleyball team, is no stranger to challenging times or to achievement.
Altoona LaunchBox

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 in downtown Altoona.

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