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Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
Basketball on a black background

Annual Bounce Marathon to benefit Iuzzolino Park project

Students from Penn State Altoona's Greek Council and Sheetz Fellows will be bouncing basketballs April 13-15 throughout Blair County.
Band New Politics and rapper Waka Flocka

Penn State Altoona offers Ivyside Off the Rails music and arts festival

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Off the Rails: Glow On music and arts festival will take place April 22 at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. Penn State Altoona student band The Roof will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m., followed by rock band New Politics at 8 p.m. and rapper Waka Flocka Flame at 9:30 p.m.
Tina Vansteenbergen: Let's Drop the F Bomb

Lecture on Feminism set for Mar. 14

Tina Vansteenbergen will present "Let's Drop the F Bomb" at 6:30 p.m. in the auxiliary gym of the Adler Athletic Complex.
Time to Relax

De-Stress Week events set for December 4-9

Numerous events are scheduled to help students relax, focus, and blow off steam during the last week of classes.
Didge Evolution Didgeridoo players

Didgeridoo workshop and concert set for Nov. 14

The workshop will take place at 12:15 p.m. and the concert at 5:00 p.m., both in the Slep Student Center.
Don Graab

Retired Norfolk Southern vice president Don Graab to speak on campus

Graab will speak on Tuesday, November 7 from 12:10 - 1:15 p.m. in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel.
National Hazing Prevention Week

Events planned for National Hazing Prevention Week

Events, including film viewings, interactive presentations, and speaker Travis Apgar, will be held Sept. 18-26, 2017.
Andrew Ward: With Flowers

Anthony Ward: With Flowers

The lecture and performance will take place Oct. 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Melissa Ruiz

Melissa Ruiz to present "Dance Floor Theory"

Swift Kick's Melissa Ruiz will offer an address on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 12:10 - 1:10 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.

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