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Letters from a Pandemic

Assistant Professor of History John Eicher studies survivors of the 1918 pandemic, exploring how they felt about what happened to them.

Shaping Clay into a Pot

Influenced by instructors and inspired by memories, ceramic artist Michelle Ettrick followed an unconventional path that brought her artwork and her expertise to Penn State Altoona.

To Put it Right

Rebecca Strzelec uses voting rights and the current election to make a statement in the virtual AMEND exhibition.

The Mind of the Poem

Faced with a global pandemic, Patricia Jabbeh Wesley reconfigured her Young Scholars of Liberia program to offer a virtual learning experience.