Penn State Altoona

Doing it Her Way

A string of internships in the entertainment business has propelled Catherine Rivera Chardon to the stars.
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Cutting-Edge Automation

Christopher Martin researches new and more efficient ways to monitor the oxyfuel cutting process.
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The Second Time Around

Penn State Altoona’s accelerated nursing program puts students on a fast track to a new career.
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Innovating Engaged Scholarship

Students from Penn State Altoona and University Park collaborate to contribute to the Engaged Scholarship Academy.
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Nature Conserved, History Preserved

From the days trees stretched from one end of the state to the other, to the rise of awareness of our impact on the environment and the beginnings of Earth Day, Brian Black works to explore and preserve Pennsylvania's environmental history.
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Latest News

Brian Sheddy and Dan Downs

Brian Sheddy and Dan Downs Voted to All-AMCC Team

A pair of Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball seniors earned All-Conference recognition Tuesday, April 23, 2019, when the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its postseason awards.
Altoona For the Glory Days digital sign

Senior sendoff set for Apr. 24

The event will feature free food, a ferris wheel, live music, giveaways, and information and resources for graduating seniors.
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Business Speaker Series set for Apr. 24

The Sheetz Fellows program will present a Business Speaker Series Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Hugs for Hounds

Hugs for Hounds set for Apr. 23

Stressed about finals? Miss your pet? Penn State Altoona's Wellness Health Advisory Board is sponsoring Hugs for Hounds from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Laurel Pavilion.
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De-Stress Week events set for Apr. 22-26

Stressed out over final tests, papers, and projects? Get on your "A-Game" with Penn State Altoona's De-Stress Week 2019.
Catcher Cummings

Catcher Cumming Selected to’s Team of the Week

The junior first baseman from Altoona, PA was named to the Team of the Week on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, as one of the top performers in Division III baseball last week.
Ellipticals in the Reliance Bank Fitness Center

Earth Day power hour challenge set for Apr. 22

The Reliance Bank Fitness Center in Adler has 10 sustainable SportsArt ellipticals and six cycles designed to take the energy you create and put it back into the grid.
Magdalia Campobasso and Olivia Palmieri show their work to the judge’s panel during the final round of the WE Design Competition.

Women in Engineering Design Competition announces winners

The final round of the Women in Engineering Design Competition took place April 13-14, in Penn State Altoona's Penn Building.