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Zolten named to board of Pittsburgh Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame/Legends

7.17.2014 Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, has been named to the board of the newly established Pittsburgh Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame/Legends. The board, a select ...

Davis's poem to be featured on The Writer's Almanac

7.15.2014 Todd Davis's poem "The Sound of Sunlight," will be read on NPR's The Writer's Almanac Wednesday, July 16. WPSU broadcasts The Writer's Almanac each morning at 9 a.m. Yo...

Zolten to present at The Magical History Tour in Reading, PA July 12

7.9.2014 Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, will present "The Cultural Roots of Rock and Roll" as part of "The Magical History Tour: A Cultural & Musical H...

Womack's latest book hits the shelves

7.8.2014 Kenneth Womack’s book, "The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four," was recently published in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the band’s triumphant first visit to the U.S....

Davis and Womack Win ForeWord Reviews IndieFab Bronze Awards

6.30.2014 Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, and Kenneth Womack, professor of English and integrative arts, each earned Bronze Awards in ForeWord Reviews’ sixteenth annual IndieFab Bo...

Zolten invited to contribute biographical entry to Library of Congress

5.14.2014 Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, has been invited by the Library of Congress to write a biographical entry about the Dixie Hummingbirds to accompany the selection ...

PHOTOS: Sigma Tau Delta inducts new members

5.7.2014 Penn State Altoona hosted a banquet for the induction of new members to Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society on Thursday, April 24 in the Mountain View Room of the Port Sky Cafe. Dr. Mary De Jon...

Sigma Tau Delta book drive to benefit Better World Books and Books for Africa

5.1.2014 Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society, is asking members of the Penn State Altoona community to support Books for Africa by donating all books that you can’t sell back this semester. Green and ...

Communications Honor Society to Induct New Members

4.29.2014 Lambda Pi Eta, the Communications Honor Society at Penn State Altoona, will induct six new members on May 1. The inductees are Kayla Dusing, Jessica Henri, Anna Kepner, Danielle Negri, Melanie Swartz,...

Sherrill's "Minotaur" named one of best food and drink books

4.29.2014 The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break, a novel by Steven Sherrill, associate professor of English, has been named one of the “10 best food and drink books of all time" by the United Kingdom'...


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