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Dillen and Zanin-Yost present at West Virginia Library Assocation conference

Cathleen Dillen and Alessia Zanin-Yost presented, "Students and Research Needs: When small changes do make a difference."

Undergraduate Research at Penn State Altoona

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Several students share their experiences with research and explain the benefits of getting involved.

Jamie White in firefighter uniform

Blazing Her Own Trail

Nursing student and volunteer firefighter Jamie White has a passion for helping others when they need it most.
Doctors and nurses sitting around a table

Penn State Altoona to host medical conference Oct. 28

Conference will focus on a variety of issues including newborn dermatology, thyroid disease, wound care, burn treatment, addiction and treatment, cardiology, and vertigo.
Nursing Simulation Lab Photo

Second Degree Nursing Open House set for Sept. 19

Penn State Altoona will hold a Second Degree Nursing Open House Tuesday, Sept. 19 in the Aaron Building, 1431 12th Ave., in downtown Altoona.
Julie Decker and Teresa Shellenbarger

Decker offers presentation at international research congress in Dublin

Julie Decker recently returned from Dublin, Ireland after being an invited presenter at the Sigma Theta Tau 28th International Research Congress.

Julie Decker named collaborative member on Veteran's Action League project

Julie Decker, instructor in nursing at Penn State Altoona, was recently named a collaborative academic research member on a multi-state project called “Veterans’ Action League” that empowers veterans to have an active voice in guiding their health care delivery.
Altoona Jared Boxes

Penn State Altoona nursing students collaborate on Jared Box service project

Penn State’s College of Nursing Honor Society, Beta Sigma, selected the Jared Box Project as its spring 2016 service project. The goal of the program is to lift the spirits of children in hospitals by giving them a small plastic storage box filled with games, toys and other activities.

Focus on Nursing SIM labs

Penn State Altoona's Aaron building, located in downtown Altoona, is home to state-of-the-art nursing suites. Click play below to hear students and faculty members discuss the way the suites have revolutionized the nursing degree program at Penn State Altoona.