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stress-free zone sign

De-Stress week is back

From April 24-28, visit the Stress-Free Zone in room 128H of the Learning Resources Center and take some time for yourself.
Bob Trumpbour

Robert Trumpbour writes article for "The Conversation"

An article written by Robert Trumpbour, associate professor of communications, has been published in "The Conversation."
2017 Winter Plunge check presentation

Alumni Society presents $18,500 check to Altoona Benefiting THON

Penn State Altoona's Alumni Society presented Altoona Benefitting THON a check for $18,500, raised at their annual Winter Plunge event.
Blue Jay

Penn State Altoona to hold second Birding Classic starting April 22

Penn State Altoona will hold the second Birding Classic beginning at noon on April 22. The goal of the event is for teams to count as many species of birds as possible in a 24-hour period.
Arts and Humanities

Arts and humanities faculty to visit other classes

From March 29-30 and April 5-6, faculty will visit various classes outside of their areas of expertise during “Interface: Ideas Across A&H Disciplines.”
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Jabbeh Wesley featured in new book, conference, and reading

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is featured in a chapter of the recently published book "Ethics and Human Rights in Anglophone African Women's Literature: Feminist Empathy" by Chielozona Eze.
Brian Black

Brian Black speaks at Franklin and Marshall and Carnegie Mellon

Brian Black was recently spoke at Franklin and Marshall College, in which his book "Petrolia" was being used. He also participate in Carnegie Mellon's "Energy Week."
Tribe book cover

Sebastian Junger's "Tribe" chosen as 2017-18 Common Read selection

Sebastian Junger’s "Tribe: on Homecoming and Belonging" is Penn State Altoona’s Common Read selection for 2017-18.
Altoona Men's Volleyball AMCC Champs

Men's Volleyball Clinches 2017 AMCC Championship

Penn State Altoona's men's volleyball team has officially clinched its first-ever Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championship.
Daniel Downs

Daniel Downs Men's Volleyball Player of the Week

Men's volleyball's junior Daniel Downs was announced as the AMCC's Player of the Week.