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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'...

PHOTOS: Fifth annual History Encampment

4.22.2014 The Penn State Altoona History degree program and History Society hosted the fifth annual history encampment on campus April 18. There were reenactors, equipment, and artifacts on hand from numerous t...

Penn State Altoona to present work of Visual Art Studies Senior Hannah Sheridan

4.20.2014 Penn State Altoona is pleased to present Missing: Mom, an exhibition of work by Visual Arts Studies senior Hannah Sheridan. The exhibition will be on display in the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Fam...

PHOTOS: Star Series featuring Megan Simpson

4.17.2014 Megan Simpson, associate professor of English and women's studies at Penn State Altoona, presented "Cross-Cultural Engagement: Reading American Multiethnic Literatures" on Thursday, Apr...

PHOTOS: Faculty and Staff Research Reception

4.17.2014 A reception was held April 16, 2014, to honor faculty and staff who published books or received external grants for research in 2013-2014. Posters of book covers and descriptions of research were on d...

Murphy's poem featured on Verse Daily

4.14.2014 Erin Murphy, associate professor of English, had her poem “Dear Winged” featured recently on the online poetry website "Verse Daily."...


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