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Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
“Dancer” by Maddie Quinn

Spring 2018 issue of "Hard Freight" published

The issue includes poems, short stories, essays, and artwork by current students as well as a work by faculty member Brooke Findley.
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins to present poetry reading Apr. 17

Winner of the Oregon Book Award, Wilkins is the author of a memoir, "The Mountain and the Fathers," as well as of three books of poetry, "When We Were Birds," "Notes from the Journey Westward," and "Killing the Murnion Dogs."
Heather Myers

English alum wins Association of Writers and Writing Programs award

Heather Myers, a 2016 Penn State Altoona English alumna, has won an award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Journals Project.
Sam Tanner headshot and book cover

Samuel Tanner authors new book

"Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America: Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom" details a teacher-researcher project Tanner conducted in Minnesota.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Wesley's "The River is Rising" to be reissued

The newly expanded and redesigned edition will include the original poetry as well as new poems.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley to read poetry at international literary conference

Wesley will read as part of a celebration of Autumn House Press's 20th Anniversary at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference.

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