Penn State Altoona Athletics placed second in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s 2021-22 Presidents Cup standings, coming in as the runner-up in a field of nine conference member institutions.
In her first official duty as Poet Laureate of Blair County, Erin Murphy, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, visited Mario Grugan, a Tyrone Area High School senior who is one of nine national finalists for the 2022 Poetry Out Loud competition.
Even before taking the reins as Penn State’s 19th president this month, Neeli Bendapudi has spent much of the spring traveling across the commonwealth on her listening tour of the University’s campuses.
Noah Riffe has found, and earned, many opportunities during his time as a Penn State student, and the most recent might be among the best — an all-expense-paid trip to San Francisco for a week to compete for a national championship at the 62nd annual William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program.
Penn State Altoona Athletics held its annual Intercollegiate Athletics Honors Ceremony on May 1, hosting student-athletes, coaches, and department staff for an evening of individual and team recognitions.