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The meaning of courage

There is diversity in the way people define the word courage. Amir Marvasti, associate professor of sociology at Penn State Altoona, is studying the concept.
Kids' College

Kids' College 2016 is just around the corner

Kids' College is back for another summer at Penn State Altoona. A variety of camp themes allow children to cultivate their interest in a particular area or explore new territory.

Penn State Altoona promotions in academic rank

Following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty at Penn State Altoona.
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Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

Penn State Altoona to receive funding for Innovation Incorporated project

Penn State Altoona is the recipient of a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State initiative.
Ron Clark

Ron Clark headlines Penn State Altoona Education Conference

The Penn State Altoona Education Conference, featuring Ron Clark, will be held Aug. 5, at the Blair County Convention Center.
Altoona Jared Boxes

Penn State Altoona nursing students collaborate on Jared Box service project

Penn State’s College of Nursing Honor Society, Beta Sigma, selected the Jared Box Project as its spring 2016 service project. The goal of the program is to lift the spirits of children in hospitals by giving them a small plastic storage box filled with games, toys and other activities.
3D Lab dedication

Penn State Altoona dedicates WPS Office Solutions 3-D Printer Lab

The WPS Office Solutions 3-D Printer Lab at Penn State Altoona, located on the lower level of the Robert E. Eiche Library, was formally dedicated April 26.
Bon accolades

Bon receives two state accolades for work with Sheetz Fellows

Donna Bon, director of the Sheetz Fellows Program and senior instructor in entrepreneurship, was presented with two commendations of praise from the state during a Sheetz Fellows meeting April 26.