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Norfolk Southern Corporation Sponsors Engineering & Business Case Competition

11.20.2014 As corporate sponsors of the 2014 Penn State Altoona Engineering & Business Case Competition, Norfolk Southern Juniata Locomotive Shop and Norfolk Southern Foundation hosted the competition and pr...

Business and Engineering Student Showcase set for Dec. 12

11.18.2014 Penn State Altoona's Division of Business and Engineering, the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation, and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce will host the fall Business & Engineering...

WPS Creates Endowment, Presents In-Kind Equipment Gift to Penn State Altoona

11.18.2014 Penn State Altoona has received a $100,000 commitment from Word Processing Services, Inc. (WPS) to support the campus’s Engineering and Visual Art Studies programs and promote research. The commitme...

Sheetz Fellows attend National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization Conference

11.13.2014 Twelve Sheetz Fellows from Penn State Altoona attended the three-day 2014 National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference in Orlando, FL, held Oct. 30-Nov. 1....

Penn State alumnus creates scholarship to support Altoona RTE program

11.7.2014 Penn State alumnus Gerhard A. Thelen, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, has created a scholarship fund for Penn State Altoona that will support students enrolled in the college’s Rail Transportation Engi...

Deadline for Pechter Business Plan competition set for Nov. 15

11.7.2014 The registration deadline for the 2014-2015 Penn State Altoona Pechter Business Plan competition is quickly approaching. Students wishing to participate need to have registration materials completed a...

Anwar edits second edition of "Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology"

11.5.2014 Sohail Anwar, associate professor of engineering, has edited the four-volume book, The Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition....

Penn State Altoona and Norfolk Southern team up for Engineering and Business Case Competition

10.13.2014 The Division of Business and Engineering, in conjunction with Norfolk Southern, will host a student case competition in which ten teams will compete for a total of $14,000 in scholarships, provided by...

Students: get research experience through the START-UP program

10.13.2014 Research experience isn't as far off as you thought. You can get your foot in the door as early as Spring semester and get paid doing it! The START-UP program offers underclassmen women and minor...

Rail Transportation Engineering students and faculty attend AREMA conference

10.9.2014 Students and faculty from the Rail Transportation Engineering program at Penn State Altoona attended the 2014 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) conference Septemb...

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Barbara Wiens-Tuers

Dr. Barbara A. Wiens-Tuers

Division Head, Associate Professor of Economics
Business and Engineering

Office: Elm Building
Phone: 814-949-5773

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