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Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry offers opening remarks

2017 Faculty and Staff Awards

Penn State Altoona faculty and staff members were honored for their service and exemplary work during the annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony held May 4 on campus.

Mark Johnson co-organizes international conference

With the support of a $45,000 NSF grant, Mark W. Johnson has been able to co-organize a week-long international conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne.
Hunter Breon and Peter Jacobs

Breon Named AMCC Newcomer of the Year, Two Lions Voted to All-Conference Squad

Penn State Altoona baseball’s freshman shortstop Hunter Breon was selected the AMCC Newcomer of the Year, and two Lions were voted to the AMCC All-Conference Team.
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Penn State Altoona athletics roundup, April 22 to May 12

Penn State Altoona offers varsity athletics results and scores from April 22 through May 12.

Faculty receive seed grant for new course development

Faculty members Karyn McKinney Marvasti and Beth Seymour are the recipients of a seed grant from Penn State's Office for General Education.

Brian Black contributes essay to new business and environment book

Brian Black's essay “Driving Change: The Winding Road to Greener Automobiles” was recently published in "Green Capitalism: Business and Environment in the Twentieth Century."

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.

Lady Lions Softball Selected to Compete in ECAC Tournament

Penn State Altoona's softball team has earned a berth into the 2017 ECAC Division III Softball Championship Tournament.
Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy’s essay featured in Michigan State University Press anthology

A creative nonfiction essay by Erin Murphy is featured in Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction, a new anthology published by Michigan State University Press.
Emily Baker and Jacob Byers

Baker and Byers named Scholar-Athletes

Penn State Altoona Athletics named its 2016-2017 Female and Male Scholar-Athletes of the Year this week: senior Emily Baker of the women's volleyball team and senior Jacob Byers of the men's volleyball team.

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