Vision and Mission
Penn State Altoona is committed to being a distinguished baccalaureate institution within the contextual framework of The Pennsylvania State University. Our vision combines the rich educational tradition of a liberal arts college with the challenges and opportunities found at a modern university. We strive to create a vibrant learning environment through our teaching excellence, research and creative accomplishments, and civic, social, and cultural contributions in order to empower students to reach their full potential.
For all of our constituents, we will serve as a source of intellectual and developmental exchange on three levels.
Source for Human Development
Source for Economic Development
Source for Cultural Enrichment
Penn State Altoona's mission is to engage our students, the local community, and the Commonwealth in the application and dissemination of knowledge through our teaching, research and outreach programs supported by a diverse and intellectually sustaining environment.
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