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Community Service Fair set for Oct. 17

Penn State Altoona's Center for Student and Civic Engagement will hold a Community Service Fair Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym of the Adler Athletic Complex.
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.
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Discounted tickets to upcoming symphony performance available for students

The $5 ticket includes transportation and admission to the Altoona Symphony Orchestra's performance of "Cirque de la Symphonie" on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Penn State Altoona Class of 2022 Photo

Move In and Welcome Weekend 2018

Check out photos and video from Move In and Welcome Weekend as we welcomed the class of 2022 to Penn State Altoona!

Move In and Welcome Weekend 2018

It was a bustling and busy Move In Day August 17, 2018, as we greeted and helped 714 first-year students move into their residence hall rooms.

Mohsin Hamid

Author Mohsin Hamid to speak at Penn State Altoona

Hamid has written four novels including "Moth Smoke," "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia," and "Exit West," Penn State Altoona’s Common Read book for 2018-19 academic year.
Corey Ciocchetti

Corey Ciocchetti to offer Welcome Week keynote address

Corey Ciocchetti will present "Inspire Integrity: Chase An Authentic Life" Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the Area of the Adler Athletic Complex as part of Welcome Week, a kickoff to the fall 2018 semester.
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
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Annual Bounce Marathon to benefit Iuzzolino Park project

Students from Penn State Altoona's Greek Council and Sheetz Fellows will be bouncing basketballs April 13-15 throughout Blair County.
Band New Politics and rapper Waka Flocka

Penn State Altoona offers Ivyside Off the Rails music and arts festival

Penn State Altoona’s Ivyside Off the Rails: Glow On music and arts festival will take place April 22 at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. Penn State Altoona student band The Roof will kick off the event at 6:30 p.m., followed by rock band New Politics at 8 p.m. and rapper Waka Flocka Flame at 9:30 p.m.