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Move-in 2017

Penn State Altoona Move In 2017 was a rainy one, but still fun and exciting!

The 2+2 Option: Catherine Baumann and Aditya Nambiar

Many students start their Penn State experience at Altoona before transferring to the University Park Campus. We call it the 2+2 option, and it's a great choice for many of our students. Watch and listen as students Catherine Baumann and Aditya Nambiar share their experiences with the 2+2 option.

The 2+2 Option: Steven Douglass and Catherine Chardon

Many students start their Penn State experience at Altoona before transferring to the University Park Campus. We call it the 2+2 option, and it's a great choice for many of our students. Watch and listen as students Steven Douglass and Catherine Chardon share their experiences with the 2+2 option.

Research Spotlight: John Leri, '16

John Leri, a 2016 graduate with a degree in psychology and minors in criminal justice and biology, is currently pursuing his Ph.D. Through his undergraduate research experience at Penn State Altoona, Leri discovered what makes our college unique.

New Student Orientation Bursar Information

Information about Penn State's Bursar's Office.

Spring 2017 Commencement Address - Tom Baker

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. Tom Baker was the guest speaker. Check out our spring 2017 commencement image gallery.

 

Identifying Invertebrates: Biology in action!

Students in Biology 220 get some field experience trying to identify invertebrates found in Spring Run during a biodiversity lab.

Spring 2017 Student Showcase EMET demonstrations

Penn State Altoona Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology students presented final projects at the spring 2017 Student Showcase.

RTE 302 class working with Total Stations

Students in Penn State Altoona's Rail Engineering Program work with total stations as part of RTE 302: Railroad Track Location, Construction and Maintenance. A total station is a state-of-the-art land surveying tool used in the railroad industry (and across civil engineering) to measure track features such as curvature and gradient.

Why Study History?

Have you ever had your students (or parents, or administrators) wonder why History is being taught in schools?

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