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Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.

Faculty receive seed grant for new course development

Faculty members Karyn McKinney Marvasti and Beth Seymour are the recipients of a seed grant from Penn State's Office for General Education.
Nicholas Rowland

Nicholas Rowland to participate in Innovation Challenge

The challenge will take place Mar. 18 in State College
Rowland Atherton Award

Rowland selected as 2016 Atherton Award recipient

Nicholas Rowland, associate professor of sociology at Penn State Altoona, received the 2016 University-wide George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching. Each year, Penn State honors several members of its faculty and staff for the highest levels of academic excellence, outstanding leadership and meritorious service.