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A graduate sits with her pet dog at spring 2018 commencement ceremony at Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona holds spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Penn State Altoona held its spring 2018 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 5, at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona.

Spring 2018 Commencement Address - Stephen G. Sheetz

Stephen G. Sheetz presented remarks at the spring 2018 Penn State Altoona Commencement Ceremony, held at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

 Emili award

Penn State Altoona honors faculty, staff at awards ceremony

Penn State Altoona recognized and honored several faculty and staff during its annual awards ceremony.
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Brian Black

Brian Black featured in "Altoona Mirror" article

The article talks about Black's specialization in the field of environmental history as well as details about his forthcoming book.
Penn State Altoona language and history students visiting NYC

Language, history students visit NYC museums and exhibitions

History, Latin, Arabic, French, and German students traveled to New York City in mid-March for a day of exploring the arts, history, and culture of their respective fields.
Julia Whicker and John Eicher

John Eicher receives Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize

The Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize in the Humanities and Fine Arts was established by the University of Iowa to recognize excellence in doctoral research.
Soldier hauling jet fuel hose

Brian Black to offer commentary following U.S military and climate change film

Black's remarks will follow a showing of the film "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military and National Security."
Ed Levri, Brian Black, and Richard Flarend

Penn State Altoona represented at PA Academy of Science meeting

Professors Ed Levri, Brian Black, and Richard Flarend all participated in the annual meeting.

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