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Flower partnership

Partnerships bloom in downtown Altoona

Penn State Altoona has received gift commitments from local businesses to purchase flowers that will line 11th and 12th Avenues, helping to create a beautiful and vibrant downtown.
I Can Do It program

Students, participants find success in 'I Can Do It, You Can Do It' program

A relatively new course at Penn State Altoona and the President's Council "I Can Do It, You Can Do It" program provides students with a unique opportunity for engaged learning.
FANUC robots

College receives gift from FANUC America, Allegheny Educational Systems

A gift agreement through FANUC America and Allegheny Educational Systems has enabled Penn State Altoona to purchase four industrial grade automation robots to support the EMET program.

Altoona engineering students create solar powered tractor for final project

Three Penn State Altoona engineering students needed a senior project that was interesting, workable, and affordable. What they came up with might not be a far-fetched idea for the future.
Ivyside Dance Ensemble

Penn State Altoona offers Ivyside Dance Ensemble spring performance

Penn State Altoona’s student dance company will present six new and repertory pieces choreographed by faculty members KT Huckabee and Caitlin Osborne at 7:30 p.m. April 28 to 29, in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 for general admission. Children under 12 are free.

Penn State Altoona University Choir and Jazz Band to perform

Penn State Altoona's University Choir and University Jazz Band will perform a variety of musical selections during the spring concert on Saturday, April 30.

University-wide survey released on students’ attitudes on sexual misconduct

Penn State Altoona released the results of a survey of students’ experiences with and attitudes about sexual misconduct today (April 13), including a finding that 13.9 percent of students reported being the victim of at least one instance or attempt of sexual assault. The results are part of a comprehensive University-wide survey conducted last fall.

A life in poetry

Patrica Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, talks poetry and the opportunities that come with being a writer.
Todd Davis

Penn State Altoona to honor its own Todd Davis with Meling Award

Todd Davis, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, will receive the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities at 7 p.m. April 28 in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel. Penn State Altoona initiated the Meling Award in 2006 to honor the memory of its longtime associate dean for Academic Affairs, who passed away in 2005. The award is intended to memorialize Meling's love of literature and language and his unwavering support as an administrator for the development of Penn State Altoona's faculty as scholars and artists.

Penn State Altoona presents 'Scapin' as spring theater performance

Penn State Altoona will present "Scapin" as its spring theatre performance April 7 to 9, in the Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.