Ashlery Schreyer with her parents

Turning Grief into Good

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Alumna Ashley Schreyer is using her own grief to spread awareness and education about suicide and end the stigma surrounding mental illness.
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Cairsty DePasquale and Jordan Wolfkill study the movements of zebrafish

Going with the Flow

Cairsty DePasquale and student research assistant Jordan Wolfkill use zebrafish and a newly constructed swim tunnel to conduct research on exercise and the brain.
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Sign up for Penn State Day Fall Open House

Don't miss this opportunity to get to know Penn State Altoona! Join us on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
Adam Brogdon

Networking pays off for Security and Risk Analysis student

Adam Brogdon leverages his connections with faculty, his work with the Cyber Security Club, and his experiences with the Grimm HAX Competition and the ICSSA Conference to secure international partnerships and offers from international grad school programs.
Jimmy Gillespie and Ethan Yohe

Gillespie, Yohe Voted Second Team All-AMCC

Men’s golfers Jimmy Gillespie and Ethan Yohe were voted to the second team of the AMCC squad.
Ivyside Dance Ensemble student

Ivyside Dance Ensemble offers new and repertory work for fall performance

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will perform October 25-26, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are $5 for Penn State Altoona students and $7 for general admission. Children under 12 are free.
Students write while taking sights of nature

Davis's podcast focuses on recovering from environmental degradation

The third installment of the podcast, "Notes from the Allegheny Front," by Todd David, professor of environmental studies and English, is up and ready for a listen.
Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Learn about the Dominican Republic Alternative Spring Break trip

Information sessions will be held in the Learning Resources Center, room 125C of the Eiche Library Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at noon.
Amanda Ottaway and the cover of her book The Rebounders

Amanda Ottaway to read from her basketball memoir Oct. 22

Nonfiction writer Amanda Ottaway will read from her memoir "The Rebounders: A Division I Basketball Journey" on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Sarah Shear

Sarah Shear offers keynote at Smithsonian Teach-In

Sarah Shear, assistant professor of social studies education, was the recent keynote speaker at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian Indigenous Peoples' Curriculum Day and Teach-In.