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Julia Whicker and John Eicher

John Eicher receives Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize

The Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize in the Humanities and Fine Arts was established by the University of Iowa to recognize excellence in doctoral research.
Jonathan O'Harrow and Karen Volpe

O'Harrow honored with "Angel of the Arts" award

O'Harrow, along with Karen Volpe of Altoona, received the honor at the annual "Night for the Mishler" dinner March 10, 2018.
Erin Kelly '09

Erin Kelly to receive 2018 WISE Women of Blair County award

Kelly will receive the award in the Arts and Letters category at an awards dinner on April 18.
Jerry Zolten

Zolten's "How They Got Over" takes home prize at Chicago festival

The feature film documentary was selected as the winner in the "Killer Soundtrack" category.
Erin C. Murphy and Todd Davis

Murphy and Davis win Gold and Silver Foreword Book of the Year Awards

Erin Murphy and Todd Davis have been named winners in the nineteenth annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry accepts the Rossman-Kazmaier award on behalf of the campus

Penn State Altoona receives Rossman-Kazmaier award

Penn State Altoona has been awarded the inaugural Rossman-Kazmaier Partnership Award from the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD).
Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry offers opening remarks

2017 Faculty and Staff Awards

Penn State Altoona faculty and staff members were honored for their service and exemplary work during the annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony held May 4 on campus.