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2018 City Lights photo

City Lights: Experience the ingenious power of partnership

A series of interactive City Lights events will showcase Invent Penn State next month, as the annual series will visit Harrisburg; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia and Pittsburgh from June 18-21.
Erin Kelly '09

Interview with alumna Erin Kelly featured in national journal

An interview with Penn State Altoona alumna Erin Kelly '09, is featured in the current issue of Wordgathering, an online national literary magazine.
Eric Barron and Lee Hite

Local leader commits $1 million to power Altoona innovation hub

Penn State and the Invent Penn State initiative are celebrating a $1 million gift from Altoona business leader Lee Hite and his family to support the LaunchBox at Penn State Altoona.
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.
Randy Green of McCartney's Business Products of Altoona at the Altoona Launchbox

McCartney’s Business Products furnishes Altoona LaunchBox

An in-kind gift from McCartney’s Business Products of Altoona has outfitted Penn State Altoona’s LaunchBox with a variety of tables, chairs, and desks of classic and modern designs.
Forest Scene

Environmental Studies alum to speak Apr. 17

Alexandra Patton will share her post-graduation experience working with the US Forest Service in a presentation titled, "Conservation in Action: Career Path since Penn State Altoona."
Heather Myers

English alum wins Association of Writers and Writing Programs award

Heather Myers, a 2016 Penn State Altoona English alumna, has won an award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Journals Project.
Jim Restauri winning a boxing match

Jim Restauri to be inducted into Blair County Sports Hall of Fame

Jim Restauri will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony on April 7, 2018.
Erin Kelly '09

Erin Kelly to receive 2018 WISE Women of Blair County award

Kelly will receive the award in the Arts and Letters category at an awards dinner on April 18.
Sheriece Veazey and Deb Hirschbiel

In the Spotlight

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

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