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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.

Research Spotlight: John Leri, '16

John Leri, a 2016 graduate with a degree in psychology and minors in criminal justice and biology, is currently pursuing his Ph.D. Through his undergraduate research experience at Penn State Altoona, Leri discovered what makes our college unique.

Altoona receives funding for STEM Program for Young Women

Penn State Altoona will receive start-up funding for the STEM Program for Young Women.

Hirt, Murphy earn gold prize in Book of the Year Awards

Jen Hirt, assistant professor of creative writing and composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, received a gold prize in the anthology category of the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards competition.
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Student Engagement Network making strides in program development

Over the last several months, the Student Engagement Network has made significant progress in advancing the University’s strategic priority focusing on transforming education through student engagement.
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Brundage receives first place award for marshmallow building painting

Susan Marie Brundage earned first place in the painting category for her work "The Marshmallow Building"
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Murphy and Davis win Gold and Silver Foreword Book of the Year Awards

Erin Murphy and Todd Davis have been named winners in the nineteenth annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.
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Erin Murphy wins chapbook competition

Erin Murphy has won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition with her winning manuscript "Remorse Code."
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Altoona faculty, students hammer out propulsion problems

We may know how to use propulsion but there are still problems to solve. That’s what keeps Penn State Altoona’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Jeffrey Moore and his students interested.
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Enactus team brings home a third place finish at national expo

Penn State Altoona's Enactus team placed third in its league at the national exposition in May, putting it in the top 10 percent of U.S. Enactus teams.

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