Feature Stories

Calvin Spector (front) and Garret Blum (background) work in the caboose at the Altoona Railroader’s Memorial Museum

Working the Rails

Students in Penn State Altoona’s AREMA chapter are getting back as much as they’re giving through their volunteer experiences.
Steve Farella on graduation day in spring 2021

The opposite of addiction

Three students from Penn State Altoona’s Human Development and Family Studies program use their stories of addiction to help others stand with them on the side of recovery.
Chloe Mazza doing work in a biology lab

The Beauty of Research

On a whim, Chloe Mazza applied for a competitive internship with L’Oreal. She never imagined she’d be selected to spend this summer doing research for the world’s leading beauty company.
J.T. Temchack at Prince Gallitzin State Park, PA

Rumble & Scream

For 2019 graduate J.T. Temchack, Rumble & Scream is more than a band or music project. It’s a way of life. It’s an identity.