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Distinguished alum Atty. Cynthia G. Wright to speak Nov. 2

Penn State Altoona will present a Distinguished Alumnus Guest Lecture by Attorney Cynthia G. Wright on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
A monarch butterfly rests above several chrysalises waiting to metamorphosize.

Helping Monarchs Take Flight

Environmental studies majors create a monarch butterfly way station on campus to help protect the species.
Ashlery Schreyer with her parents

Turning Grief into Good

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Alumna Ashley Schreyer is using her own grief to spread awareness and education about suicide and end the stigma surrounding mental illness.
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Penn State Altoona receives $1.6 million gift from Datric Inc.

Datric Inc. has gifted its Agile Data Suite – Enterprise Ontology Management System (ADS-EOMS) to Penn State Altoona.
Ru-El Sailor

Fighting for the Innocent

Inspired by his father’s advice, Jesse Knowlden follows an unconventional path, leading him to the Ohio Innocence Project.
Erin Kelly and the cover of her chapbook, How to Wait

Event to celebrate new chapbook by Erin M. Kelly '09

A celebration of a new chapbook of poems by Penn State Altoona alumna Erin M. Kelly will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
A vintage photo of the band Night Train by the Slep Student Center

Alumni to reunite for accoustic concert

Penn State Altoona will present a special reunion concert featuring Night Train, Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 8:15 p.m. in the Slep Student Center. Night Train features Penn State Altoona alumni from 1978.
Matt Adams in Austria

Learning the Language

Through the study of a second language, Matt Adams discovered a new passion and took a life-changing trip to Austria.
Latsko-Lockhart pictured with the first 10 girls to participate in the Global Give Back Circle.

Giving Back Globally

Alumni spotlight on Linda Latsko-Lockhart, founder and CEO of the Global Give Back Circle, a non-profit designed to help at-risk girls realize their leadership potential.