Winter Weather Announcement | Closing Early

Due to campus sidewalk and road conditions, Penn State Altoona will CLOSE EARLY today (January 23) at 1:00 p.m. Classes beginning 1:00 p.m. or later are cancelled. Classes currently in session at 1:00 p.m. will end at the discretion of the instructor.

The college will resume its regular operating schedule on Thursday, January 24, 2019. For information regarding closing and delay policies and procedures, visit the Closing and Cancellation Information page.

All faculty and staff are asked to power down computer equipment (including computers, printers, copiers, etc.) before leaving for the day in order to avoid damage due to possible power outages.

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The associate professor of communications, served as guest editor for the latest issue of the journal 'Rock Music Studies' (vol. 5, issue 3, published December 2018).
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Yaw, a junior from Palmyra, PA, was chosen as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Men’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
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Hannah Kimmick Selected AMCC Women’s Swimmer of the Week

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Bettwy becomes the sixth head coach in the NCAA Division III era of Penn State Altoona’s tennis program, which began in 1998-99.
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Brian Black partners on series for WITF radio

'Pennsylvania's Conservation Heritage: The Series,' combines academic research and oral histories with those involved in the Pennsylvania conservation movement from the mid-20th century to the present, to provide a comprehensive archive of this important story.
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George C. Ferris Excellence Award established at Penn State Altoona

Dan and Cindy Hoover, of Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania, have made a gift commitment to establish the George C. Ferris Excellence Award for Entrepreneurial Studies at Penn State Altoona.
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Rebecca Strzelec named distinguished professor

Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts and program coordinator of visual art studies at Penn State Altoona, has been conferred the status of distinguished professor.