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Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
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Imler, Frederick featured on Pennsylvania Library Association’s blog

An article on the Pennsylvania Library Association's College & Research Division blog, "It's Academic," highlights a recent collaboration between Eiche Library Director Bonnie Imler and Penn State Altoona History Instructor Jared Frederick. “Bringing archives into the undergraduate classroom” describes how Imler worked with Frederick’s fall 2017 HIST 112 course.
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Penn State Altoona students explore, learn how to preserve the Chesapeake Bay

Penn State Altoona students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.
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Immersed in Bay culture

Students spent three days on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay learning how to preserve the national landmark.

Exploring wetlands with Environmental Studies 100

Students in Environmental Studies 100 spent several hours identifying plants, trees, and non-native invasive vegetation during a class field trip to local mitigated wetlands.

History 160 students take on the battlefields of Gettysburg

Students in the Battle of Gettysburg in History Memory course took to the battlefields, becoming tour guides for their classmates. The project combined research, collaboration, and a hands-on experience of the grounds at Gettysburg.


Penn State Altoona to offer kinesiology major in fall 2017

Recognizing a growing desire among current and prospective students as well as strong market demand, Penn State Altoona will offer the kinesiology major, with options in both movement science and exercise science, starting with the fall 2017 semester.
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Professional writing minor now available at Penn State Altoona

The professional writing minor is now available to students at Penn State Altoona. Designed to complement all bachelor’s degree programs, the new 18-credit minor helps prepare students to write effectively in academia and the workplace.
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Reference librarian, faculty, students create robust children's lit section

Penn State Altoona's reference and instruction librarian collaborated with a faculty member and students to create a more multi-cultural children's literature section at Eiche Library.
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The Best Medicine

Students explore the world of stand-up comedy