Penn State Altoona to host bystander intervention event on Sept. 14

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Two Penn State Altoona students were granted scholarships from WISE (Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) Women of Blair County for the spring 2024 semester.

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ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona will host a bystander intervention event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stop by the Slep Student Center for information about bystander intervention strategies and to receive some self-defense training.

The event is sponsored by Penn State Altoona's Wellness Health Advisory Board.