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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.
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.
Students and Joe Scott speak with engineer before working on 360-degree video in Europe

New virtual reality lab allows Altoona students to 'travel' around the world

Thanks to a new virtual reality initiative at Penn State Altoona, recent graduates in the rail transportation engineering (RTE) program have traveled to Europe to create immersive learning experiences for future students.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten's "How They Got Over" to be screened in Australia

The film, which can be viewed by local audiences in State College on June 12, will be shown in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Brisbane, May 12-20.
Pennsylvania Cows

Supporting Urban Agriculture

Jordan Futrick shares experiences from her internship at the Blair County Conservation District.
Jerrzy Zolten

Jerry Zolten pens piece for Library of Congress's National Song Registry

The piece is written about the Swan Silvertones gospel group and its version of "Oh Mary Don't You Weep."
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Penn State Altoona students take part in spring 2018 Student Showcase

Penn State Altoona held its 2018 spring Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 27, in which students from various disciplines showcased their work through presentations to the college and local business community.
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.
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Dillen and Zanin-Yost present at West Virginia Library Assocation conference

Cathleen Dillen and Alessia Zanin-Yost presented, "Students and Research Needs: When small changes do make a difference."
Sheetz Fellows at the Innovation Factory

Sheetz Fellows visit Germany and Amsterdam

The junior and senior classes of Penn State Altoona's Sheetz Fellows traveled to Germany and Amsterdam over spring break to explore global markets.

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