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Showing their pride

Penn State Altoona’s Pride Alliance joins with the community to hold the first Pride Parade in the city.
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Finding a niche in nature

Laura Palmer, associate professor of biology, finds peace by mixing work and hobbies.
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How to find stuff

Visual art studies (VAST) students took a field trip designed to show them how to find special things, like treasures, to include in their artwork or to use as raw material, reference, or inspiration.
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Home Is Where the Heart Is

Gabrielle Davidson reflects on her undergraduate career at Penn State Altoona and why it will always be home to her.
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Finding the Key—and the Gate

Ayodeji Odetola and Devon Reed step up to the challenge of artificial intelligence drone racing.
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Ag Major Event set for Oct. 23

The event provides an opportunity for students to meet and discuss majors and careers with academic advisers from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Laura Rotunno

Rotunno to receive Schreyer Honors College award

Laura Rotunno is the 2019-20 recipient of the Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Advising award presented annually to an honors adviser nominated by a student or students for excellence in advising.
A Yoga class

Yoga event designed for those who have experienced trauma

Penn State Altoona will present Serenity Yoga Monday, October 21, 2019, from 6-7:30 p.m. in room 235 of the Adler Athletic Complex.
Celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall

Penn State Altoona commemorates fall of Berlin Wall with discussions, concert

To commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall, which happened 30 years ago this November, Penn State Altoona will hold a series of events.
Todd Davis

Nov. 14 poetry reading to feature Todd Davis

Todd Davis, professor of English, will read from his new book of poems, "Native Species," as part of the University's Mary E. Rolling Reading Series.
Grace Dangelo

Allegheny Mountain Conference tabs Dangelo as Women’s Swimmer of the Week

Freshman Grace Dangelo was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 14.
Lydia Mock

Mock selected Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week

Penn State Altoona freshman outside hitter Lydia Mock was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in women’s volleyball on Monday, Oct. 14.
Early Action Deadline Nov. 1

Early Action Deadline Nov. 1

Applying to Penn State? Don’t forget! Penn State’s Early Action deadline is November 1.