News and Highlights

Altoona to present comedian Carlos Andres Gomez Sept. 21

As part of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Penn State Altoona will host Carlos Andrés Gómez, a Colombian American poet, speaker, actor and author, who appeared in HBO's "Def Poetry Jam" and in the Spike Lee film "Inside Man." Gómez will offer a virtual presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 21.

Take the Penn State Community Survey beginning Feb. 3

On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.