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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.

Altoona student's interest in behavior leads to research on humans and zebrafish

The study of psychology and understanding human behavior led to not one, but four research projects for Altoona graduate John Leri.
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Baker and Byers named Scholar-Athletes

Penn State Altoona Athletics named its 2016-2017 Female and Male Scholar-Athletes of the Year this week: senior Emily Baker of the women's volleyball team and senior Jacob Byers of the men's volleyball team.
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Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

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Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

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