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

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Penn State Altoona will offer a screening of the documentary "My Ascension" at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Devorris Downtown Center, located at 1431 12th Ave. in Altoona.

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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.