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Winter Plunge moving to campus for 2018

The January 28, 2018 event will feature a costume contest, a Polar Bear Water Slide, and Polar Bear Obstacle Course.
Ping pong paddles

Challenge the Chancellor to Ping Pong for THON Nov. 16

Stop by the Slep Student Center Thursday, Nov. 16, Noon - 2:00 p.m. to take on Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry in a friendly game of ping pong.
2017 Winter Plunge check presentation

Alumni Society presents $18,500 check to Altoona Benefiting THON

Penn State Altoona's Alumni Society presented Altoona Benefitting THON a check for $18,500, raised at their annual Winter Plunge event.

Altoona raises over $68,000 for THON to rank second among Commonwealth campuses

Penn State's THON 2017 raised more than $10 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Altoona students raised $68,919.10 to rank second among Commonwealth campuses.
Ellman spends time playing with Penn State Altoona's THON child, Collin Kratzer, during the college's 12-hour Dance Marathon event

Ready to Dance

Dan Ellman finds hope in helping others
Ryan Clark

Paying it forward

Ryan Clark uses his childhood experience to help THON

Ping Pong Challenge

Pull out the gym shorts and sweatbands and start practicing your serve - it's time to take the chancellor down in the Altoona Benefiting THON ping pong challenge. The event takes place December 3, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Slep Student Center. $3 per game, and all of the money raised goes toward THON.

TIffany Jarrett

Dancing for Courtney

Tiffaney Jarrett goes to THON dancing for her sister, Courtney

2013 Winter Plunge

A water temperature of 33.5 degrees could not deter approximately eight-five Penn State Altoona students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends from taking a Winter Plunge into the waters of Canoe Creek State Park on January 27, 2013.

2012 THON raises $10.6M

It was another record-breaking year for Penn State students as they raised a whopping $10,686,924.83 for THON! Penn State Altoona was responsible for nearly $83,000 of that, taking second place out of all the commonwealth campuses.

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