Guest speaker Brian Kinney from The Barn at Lemont

The Flavors of Life

In the HIST 111: American Food System: History, Technology, and Culture course Julie Rockwell introduces students to regional foods across the United States, exploring where food originates, why certain foods appear in certain places, how food is processed, and why it ends up on our plates.
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The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
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Ivyside Dance Ensemble company performs

Dance to the Music

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Dance Ensemble will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a performance featuring current and past ensemble members.
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Roz and Phil Sky with the Nittany Lion

Rosalind E. “Roz” Sky to receive University’s Honorary Alumni Award

Sky will receive the award for her lifelong commitment to her community as a volunteer and philanthropist for numerous meaningful organizations.
Jim Shomberg, Peter Jacobs, Catcher Cumming, Tyler Manger, Austin Anderson, Hunter Breon

Six Baseball Players Earn Spots on AMCC All-Conference Team

Men's baseball players Jim Shomberg, Peter Jacobs, Catcher Cumming, Tyler Manger, Austin Anderson, and Hunter Breon were named to the various All-Conference teams on May 16.
Haley Giedroc, Emily Strouse, Abby Showers, Kelsey Bristol

Four Lady Lions Voted to All-AMCC Softball Team

Haley Giedroc, Emily Strouse, Abby Showers, Kelsey Bristol were all named to the AMCC All-Conference Team on Tuesday, May 15.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten's "How They Got Over" to be screened in Australia

The film, which can be viewed by local audiences in State College on June 12, will be shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane, May 12-20.
Tracey Cobb Irvin with her poster presentation at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

Tracey Cobb Irvin shares her undergraduate research experience

The biology alum's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and winning prizes at the college's annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
Kofi Adu

Altoona's Kofi Adu granted Fulbright scholarship for study in Ghana

Kofi Adu, associate professor of physics at Penn State Altoona, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her chapbook Remorse Code

Erin Murphy publishes new chapbook

"Remorse Code," a chapbook of poems by Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been published by Seven Kitchens Press. The manuscript won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition.
Jeria Quesenberry runs a session of the Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and the Arts Camp

College hosts camp for girls in STEM and the arts

Building on the program’s first camp held in November, the event focused on exposing junior high girls to growing opportunities in the technology and engineering industries.
Karin Jordan

Penn State Altoona welcomes Karin Jordan, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Karin Jordan has been named Penn State Altoona’s new Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Jordan began her new role in April administering the college’s academic programs and policies.
Penn State Altoona Kids College Basketball Camp

Penn State Altoona offers sports camps and lifeguard courses

Penn State Altoona is offering youth sports camps and lifeguard courses open to the community. Sports camps include swimming and basketball.