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Penn State Altoona formally dedicates Penn Building

Penn State Altoona formally dedicated the Penn Building, the newest edition to its downtown campus, on Oct. 14.

Stabler named Outstanding Woman of the Year by League of Railway Industry Women

The League of Railway Industry Women named Transportation Technology Center, Inc. president Lisa Stabler as 2017 Outstanding Woman of the Year.
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Penn State Altoona offers nation's only ABET-accredited RTE program

Altoona's Rail Transportation Engineering program has been sanctioned by ABET, making it the first and only accredited RTE program in the nation.
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Penn State Altoona receives $15k grant for Rail Transportation Engineering

The Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering program was awarded a $15,000 education grant from the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.
Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 28, 2017.

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.

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Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering program receives national recognition

Penn State Altoona’s Rail Transportation Engineering (RTE) degree program’s self-study was selected for display of well-prepared Self-Study Reports at the 2017 ABET Symposium.

Rail Transportation Engineering

Rail Transportation Engineering at Penn State Altoona