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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.
Austin "AJ" Fink, spring 2017 commencement

Spring 2017 Commencement

Penn State Altoona held its spring 2017 commencement ceremony May 6 at the Jaffa Shrine. More than 160 of the graduating 210 students attended the ceremony.
2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Record 83 undergraduates receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Eighty-three students from across Penn State’s campuses will each be awarded a $3,500 Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The students will use the funds to immerse themselves in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol, students on steps

Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 28, 2017.
Coaches Caravan artwork

Connect with Penn State's Coaches Caravan

Meet Penn State head football coach James Franklin, Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour, and other Penn State head coaches when the Coaches Caravan travels to Altoona Thursday, May 11, 2017.

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