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A rehearsal of theLASTree

The Art of Puppetry

Penn State Altoona sits down with Laurencio Carlos Ruiz to talk about his early love of puppetry, what the art form means to him, and his newest theatre creation, "theLASTree."
Lacey Wallace nears the finish line of the 2018 York, PA, marathon.

Hitting Her Stride

Penn State Altoona faculty member Lacey Wallace qualifies for the 2019 Boston Marathon
A monarch butterfly rests above several chrysalises waiting to metamorphosize.

Helping Monarchs Take Flight

Environmental studies majors create a monarch butterfly way station on campus to help protect the species.
Ashlery Schreyer with her parents

Turning Grief into Good

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Alumna Ashley Schreyer is using her own grief to spread awareness and education about suicide and end the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Ru-El Sailor

Fighting for the Innocent

Inspired by his father’s advice, Jesse Knowlden follows an unconventional path, leading him to the Ohio Innocence Project.
Steve Mullen on the deck of a Navy vessel

Uncharted Seas

Using the skills he learned as part of the Sheetz Fellows program, EMET grad Steve Mullen landed a job with Lockheed Martin helping to develop the world’s first maritime ballistic missile defense system.
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.
A graphic representation showing how the Security and Risk Analysis Club and the Sheetz Fellows Program came together to work on the HAX competition

Up to the Challenge

What began as an activity for the Security and Risk Analysis club, has grown to include entrepreneurs from the Sheetz Fellows Program. The two groups of students teamed up with the national security firm GRIMM for something called Hax.
Logan McHale and Bill Butterfield working on their website and sporting their Simply Lion wear

Dynamic Duo

Bill Butterfield and Logan McHale want to make their mark at Penn State Altoona and beyond.
Sheriece Veazey and Deb Hirschbiel

In the Spotlight

Thanks to hard work and determination, opportunities abound for alum Sheriece Veazy.

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