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Alexis Puz displays her internship ID in front of the Fairfax County Sherrif's Office

Alexis Puz: Internship Spotlight

Alexis Puz shares her internship experience at the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office.
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Exercise is Medicine Week to feature Center for Fitness and Wellness re-opening

Exercise is Medicine Week 2017, set for Oct. 9-13, will include the opening of the Center for Fitness and Wellness' new space in the IM Building, as well as campus-wide events and activities focused on fitness, health and wellness.
Andrew Matzik at work in one of Penn State Altoona's EMET labs

Preparing now for future defense

Andrew Matzik's internship at Northrop Grumman helped prepare him to one day develop national security systems to defend our country.
Nick Unis

Student builds custom shoe business layer by thermoplastic layer

Using state-of-the-art technology, former Penn State Altoona student Nick Unis is turning his dream of creating and selling custom-made footwear into a reality.

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.

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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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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.
Justin Bannister

Trials, tribulations lead to triumph on and off the court for Altoona student

Justin Bannister, middle hitter for Penn State Altoona's varsity men's volleyball team, is no stranger to challenging times or to achievement.
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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.
John Leri

Answering the Toughest Question: Why?

Why do people act the way they do? Curious to find out for himself, student John Leri decided to study the behavior of humans ... and zebrafish.

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