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Jabbeh Wesley to be featured on WPSU May 7

5.4.2015 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English discussed her work as a featured guest on WPSU’s Conversations from Penn State. WPSU Producer Patty Satalia interviewed Jabbeh Wesley on her no...

Womack Selected as a Silver Medalist in the Independent Publisher Book Awards

5.1.2015 Kenneth Womack, professor of English and integrative arts, has earned a silver medal for best reference work in the annual Independent Publisher Book Awards for his latest book, "The Beatles Ency...

Students visit historical landmarks

5.1.2015 On April 17 the History 130: The Civil War Era class traveled to various historic sites in Maryland and West Virginia. Among the landmarks visited were Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Anti...

Sigma Tau Delta holds fifteenth annual induction dinner

4.27.2015 Penn State Altoona hosted a banquet for the fifteenth annual induction of new members to Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor society on Tuesday, April 21 in the Mountain View Room of the Port Sky Cafe....

The Art of Asking: presenting the Common Read book for 2015

4.23.2015 Penn State Altoona’s Division of Arts and Humanities is pleased and excited to offer "The Art of Asking" as the fall 2015 Common Read book....

Davis awarded Andrews Forest Writing Residency

4.21.2015 Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, has been awarded an Andrews Forest Writing Residency that will run May 1 - 10....

PHOTOS: 2015 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

4.20.2015 Penn State Altoona held its 2015 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair Saturday, April 18 on campus....

Scholarship opportunities available for summer 2015 internships

4.20.2015 Penn State Altoona's Academic Internship program is proud to offer scholarships to be awarded on a competitive basis for summer 2015. Eligibility requirements include enrollment in a Penn State A...

Davis serves on panels at annual AWP Conference

4.14.2015 Todd Davis, professor of English, served on two panels at the annual AWP Conference in Minneapolis. The Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference drew more than 13,000 creative writers f...

Rock ’n’ roll impresario Pat DiCesare to visit campus Apr. 20

4.13.2015 Legendary Pittsburgh rock ’n’ roll impresario Pat DiCesare, who brought the Beatles to Pittsburgh in 1964, will be on the Penn State Altoona campus Monday, April 20, 1 -2 p.m. in the Misciagna Fam...

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Dr. Brian C. Black

Division Head, Professor of History and Environmental Studies
Arts and Humanities

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Phone: 814-949-5244

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