News and Highlights

Subscribe to News and Highlights
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.
Illustration of hot air balloons

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Pride to perform 'Up!'

The concert includes a variety of genres ranging from African contemporary to rock and folk songs, each uplifting in their own way.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Wesley's "The River is Rising" to be reissued

The newly expanded and redesigned edition will include the original poetry as well as new poems.
Women's History Month Graphic

Events set for Women's History Month 2018

Events, including film screenings, discussions, and more, will take place March 14 - 29, 2018.
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.
Terrence Roberts

Little Rock Nine member Terrence J. Roberts to speak at Penn State Altoona

Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine, will offer two lectures at Penn State Altoona March 19.

"Hard Freight" submission deadline extended

Students may now submit entries of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art through March 1, 2018.
A student reader participates in the 2018 African American Read-In

Penn State Altoona hosts 2018 African American Read-In

The event featured a community dinner, an open mic reading marathon, and featured speakers.
Gabeba Baderoon

Heard on Campus: Gabeba Baderoon at Penn State Altoona

Gabeba Baderoon, keynote speaker for the 2018 African American Read-In Chain, presented “Writing the World: The Poetry of African Women in the Diaspora” at Penn State Altoona.

Pages