The Communications program at Penn State Altoona features a faculty with a blend of strong academic credentials and impressive industry-based experience. The result is a program that has produced recent graduates who have maintained a solid industry presence, including two recent Emmy Award winners and one prestigious Murrow Award recipient. In addition, because of our strong theory-based classes, we have an excellent graduate school acceptance rate, with many of our students demonstrating a successful record of performance at the graduate level. Our adjunct instructors are industry leaders in our region, with award winning editors, producers, photographers, and videographers among our colleagues. We are proud of our faculty, whose expertise allows us to bring unique opportunities to students who choose to major in Communications at Penn State Altoona. A brief bio of our full-time faculty is provided below.
Contact:Dr. Robert C. Trumpbour
Associate Professor of Communications
Arts and Humanities
Office: 102 Cypress Building