Penn State Altoona

As part of the Civil Affairs team, Prudencio helps assess one of the few schools open one month after the 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti.

His American Dream

From a homeless trouble maker to respected military veteran, Welbin Prudencio explains how he achieved his American dream.
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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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Rebecca Strzelec named distinguished professor

Rebecca Strzelec, professor of visual arts and program coordinator of visual art studies at Penn State Altoona, has been conferred the status of distinguished professor.
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Jerry Zolten contributes to new public radio program

Jerry Zolten served as an advisor, contributor, and interviewee for the new public radio program, 'Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul.'
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Hard Freight Submission Deadline Feb. 26

"Hard Freight" is Penn State Altoona’s online student literary magazine, featuring works of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, visual art, and multimedia work.
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Need help writing? Visit the Writing Commons in the Eiche Library

Located in room 127 of the Eiche Library, near the college's Learning Resources Center, the Writing Commons is staffed by well-trained peer writing consultants available to assist with any type of writing at any stage of the writing process.
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Peer advocate program enables students to help students

Trained Human Development and Family Studies students will be serving as peer advocates to offer a supportive listening environment with drop-in hours.
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Todd Davis goes fishing in latest podcast installment

The latest installment is titled "Brook Trout and Climate Change."
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London Calling! Education abroad trip set for May 20–29

The eight day experience in London and surrounding areas will allow students to visit numerous British literary and historical sites and attend a live performance at the world-renowned Globe Theater. In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit Windsor.
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Penn State Altoona to offer events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Penn State Altoona will offer activities and events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Week, Jan. 21-25.