Steve Sherrill's latest book, "The Minotaur Takes His Own Sweet Time," was recently reviewed in The New York Times. The book is a sequel to Sherrill's first novel, "The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break." Sherrill, associate professor of English and integrative arts at Penn State Altoona.
Todd Davis, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, will receive the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities at 7 p.m. April 28 in the Edith Davis Eve Memorial Chapel. Penn State Altoona initiated the Meling Award in 2006 to honor the memory of its longtime associate dean for Academic Affairs, who passed away in 2005. The award is intended to memorialize Meling's love of literature and language and his unwavering support as an administrator for the development of Penn State Altoona's faculty as scholars and artists.
The 27th annual African-American Read-In Chain will be celebrated at Penn State Altoona Feb. 14 to 15. This year's theme is "This Land: Place, Belonging, and Community in the African-American Experience."