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Penn State Altoona ENVST students learn through hands-on work at local farm

Some Penn State Altoona environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
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.
URCAF

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Ninety-one Penn State Altoona students participated in the 16th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on April 14.
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.
Reading Shaver's Creek book cover

Altoona faculty member Ian Marshall edits new book about Shaver's Creek

Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies at Penn State Altoona, is the editor of "Reading Shaver’s Creek: Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest."
MacArthur Award presentation

Penn State Army ROTC program selected as General Douglas MacArthur Award winner

Penn State’s Army ROTC program has been selected as a General Douglas MacArthur Award winner for 2017-18, outperforming 41 other programs in the Northeast for the honor. The award is presented annually to the top Army ROTC program in each of the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s eight brigades, with the winning units selected from among the 275 Army ROTC programs nationwide.
Penn State Altoona Enactus students, alums, and advisors

Enactus team named Regional Champion at Enactus USA Regional Competition

The team will advance to the 2018 Enactus USA National Competition, to be held May 20-22 in Kansas City, MO.
Coffee grounds collection

Penn State Altoona Enactus students dig into troubles with trash

Penn State Altoona’s Enactus team has undertaken three sustainability projects this academic year in the hopes of reducing the area's carbon footprint and leaving a green one in its place.

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