Winter Weather Announcement | Delay, Compressed Schedule

Penn State Altoona is on a TWO HOUR DELAY for Thursday, February 21, 2019. Classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will follow the compressed schedule. For more information and to view the compressed schedule, please visit the Closing and Delay Information page.

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Owning It

Taylor Stoudnour combines her love of science and entrepreneurship into a future she can manage.
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Cultivating Cultural Competence

Through her research, Linda Govere hopes to help create mutually positive, respectful, meaningful and effective relations and interactions among people with different ethnic, racial, religious, geographic, and social backgrounds.
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Motivated to Research

Johannes Raabe's research in educational sport psychology looks to enhance the relationship between coaches and student-athletes.
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Get to Know Penn State Altoona March 30!

Join us for the Accepted Students Program or Junior Open House, both scheduled for Saturday, March 30, 2019.
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Penn State Altoona to present 'reasons to be pretty'

The Neil LaBute play will be performed March 28 and March 29 at 7:30 p.m. and March 30 at 2:00 p.m.
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Kofi Adu donates text books to alma mater

Adu is an alumnus of the university and is also currently a Fulbright Scholar there where he is working in the department of physics to develop and teach a new undergraduate/graduate degree program in nanoscience and nanotechnology.
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Brian Black speaks at Crafting the Long Tomorrow symposium

The symposium is a three-day, small-scale conference bringing together a host of leading global figures in environmental humanities.
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Haley Giedroc Highlights AMCC Preseason Softball Poll

The senior shortstop from Howard, PA was voted the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s 2019 Preseason Player of the Year, headlining the conference’s Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.
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Danielle Bye Takes Three All-Conference Honors

Sophomore Danielle Bye was officially awarded All-Conference status in three events, when the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference released its postseason awards on February 20, 2019.
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STAR Series to feature Cairsty DePasquale Feb. 28

DePasquale will present "How to train your fish: ‘Just keep swimming, just keep swimming!’" as part of the Spotlight on Teaching and Research (STAR) Series.
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Penn State Altoona announces 2019 Women's History Months events

Penn State Altoona will hold several events during March in celebration of Women's History Month 2019. The theme for the events is "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Non-Violence."