winter plunge

2020 Winter Plunge

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society held its eighth annual Winter Plunge event on Jan. 25, 2020, on campus. About fifty participants took part in games and a frozen t-shirt challenge, met Bear E. White, and snacked on pizza and snow cones. A total of $7,027 was raised for Penn State Altoona's Ivyside Eats food pantry through the event.

2017 Winter Plunge

Penn State Altoona's Alumni Society held its fifth annual Winter Plunge event Saturday, Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park. Seventy-four Penn State students, staff, and community members ran, jumped, dove, flipped, and belly-flopped into the 37-degree-water to support the Alumni Society's scholarship program and Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON.

To date, Winter Plunge 2017 gross proceeds from donations and sponsorships total $38,771.30. Net proceeds will be divided equally between the two causes.

Take the plunge with Penn State Altoona

Come chill with Penn State Altoona for the fifth annual Winter Plunge on Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park. Ankle high, knee deep, or all the way, students, come support Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON and Penn State Altoona Alumni Society scholarships and programs.

2013 Winter Plunge

A water temperature of 33.5 degrees could not deter approximately eight-five Penn State Altoona students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends from taking a Winter Plunge into the waters of Canoe Creek State Park on January 27, 2013. Organized by the college's Alumni Society, the inaugural frosty fundraiser was all in good fun, with net proceeds benefitting the Society's scholarship program and Penn State Altoona Benefitting THON. Sheetz, Inc. was the title sponsor of the event. C.