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Nicholas Rowland

Nicholas Rowland to participate in Innovation Challenge

The challenge will take place Mar. 18 in State College

Altoona raises over $68,000 for THON to rank second among Commonwealth campuses

Penn State's THON 2017 raised more than $10 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Altoona students raised $68,919.10 to rank second among Commonwealth campuses.
Emily Booz

Penn State Altoona athletics roundup (2/20/2017)

Penn State Altoona offers scores and results from varsity athletics held Feb. 10-17.
Sharrell Luckett

Heard on Campus: Muhlenberg professor Sharrell Luckett on black performance

Sharrell Luckett was the keynote speaker during Penn State Altoona's annual African American Read-In held Feb. 13.
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Penn State Altoona athletics roundup (2/13/2017)

Penn State Altoona offers scores and results for varsity athletics from Jan. 20 to Feb. 9.
Jerry Zolten

Altoona professor's gospel-singer documentary to be screened on campus Feb. 16

Jerry Zolten co-produced a new documentary about gospel singers, titled "How They Got Over," that will be screened on campus Feb. 16.
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Peter Hopsicker co-writes article for The Conversation

An article co-written by Peter Hopsicker and Mark Dyreson has been published in "The Conversation."
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Patricia Jabbeh Wesley serves as judge for poetry contests

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley was selected by the North Carolina Poetry Society and Brunel International African Poetry Prize to judge their respective competitions.
Houston Astrodome

Altoona communications professor co-writes book on Astrodome history

In "The Eighth Wonder of the World: The Life of Houston’s Iconic Astrodome," the authors detail the dome's colorful past.
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Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering program receives national recognition

Penn State Altoona’s Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) degree program’s self-study was selected for display of well-prepared Self-Study Reports at the 2017 ABET Symposium.