News & Highlights

2020 Winter Plunge

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society held its eighth annual Winter Plunge event on Jan. 25, 2020, on campus. About fifty participants took part in games and a frozen t-shirt challenge, met Bear E. White, and snacked on pizza and snow cones. A total of $7,027 was raised for Penn State Altoona's Ivyside Eats food pantry through the event.

Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony

Penn State Altoona held its fall 2019 commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 21, in the Adler Athletic Complex.

Nearly 75 students participated in the ceremony. Richard DeDonato, a 1977 alumnus, delivered the keynote address. DeDonato has held marketing and advertising positions with numerous companies throughout his career, including his current position with Ecolab. He also is the author of a series of children's books.