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Altoona raises more than $53,000 for THON 2018

Penn State Altoona contributed more than $53,000 toward the $10.1 million raised for THON 2018.
Gabeba Baderoon

Heard on Campus: Gabeba Baderoon at Penn State Altoona

Gabeba Baderoon, keynote speaker for the 2018 African American Read-In Chain, presented “Writing the World: The Poetry of African Women in the Diaspora” at Penn State Altoona.
African American Read-In

Penn State Altoona announces 2018 African American Read-In events

The 29th annual African American Read-In Chain will take place at Penn State Altoona on Monday, Feb. 12.
Nittany Watson Challenge

Nittany AI Challenge offers $100,000 in funding

Penn State students, faculty and staff are invited to compete for $100,000 in funding during the Nittany AI Challenge. The challenge, sponsored by the Penn State EdTech Network, will give participating teams the opportunity to explore artificial intelligence in higher education to improve the student experience at Penn State, solve real-world problems at the University, and generate startup ideas. The deadline for idea submissions is Jan. 29.
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Altoona Division of Undergraduate Studies achieves level two Green Paws status

The office is the first at Penn State Altoona to achieve level two status as part of the University-wide sustainability program.

Penn State Altoona Winter Plunge canceled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Penn State Altoona 2018 Winter Plunge, scheduled for Jan. 28, has been canceled.
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Student Engagement Expo highlights unique extracurricular opportunities

Student engagement is like undertaking a mythic journey. As 2016-17 Penn State Laureate and Professor of Theatre Susan Russell said, “it begins with finding your why — your target penetrating four years of undergraduate study.” Russell was the keynote speaker during the 2017 Student Engagement Expo on Nov. 6, addressing an audience of more than 250 individuals eager to make their mark on the University and global community.
Adler dedication

Penn State Altoona formally dedicates new Adler Athletic Complex

With the formal dedication of the newly expanded and renovated Adler Athletic Complex on Oct. 27, Penn State Altoona took another step in its mission to engage, inspire and prepare its students for success.
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Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.

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