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Student Spotlight: Rachel Fowkes

9.23.2016 Rachel Fowkes had no intention of attending any college other than Penn State. In fact, it was the only college that she applied to. “It’s all I knew and all I ever wanted, it was my dream school....

Mahan appointed by Gov. Wolf to state-wide advisory council

9.21.2016 Carolyn Mahan, professor of biology and environmental studies and co-coordinator of the Environmental Studies degree program at Penn State Altoona, has been appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to the Gover...

Flu Clinics to be held Oct. 17 - 20

9.21.2016 Penn State Altoona's Health and Wellness Center will host their annual flu shot clinic for students, faculty, and staff October 17 - 20, 2016....

Ruggles Selected AMCC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

9.19.2016 On Monday, the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference announced that Penn State Altoona freshman Annie Ruggles (Hollidaysburg, PA/Hollidaysburg) was its women's tennis Player of the Week....

Residence hall students: Apply now to stay over fall holiday break!

9.15.2016 Residence hall students interested in staying in the halls over the fall holiday break November 21-26, 2016, can do so by applying at the Penn State Altoona Housing and Food Services office by October...

Malone Picks Up AMCC Defensive Player of the Week Honor

9.14.2016 Penn State Altoona sophomore goalkeeper Molly Malone (Altoona, PA/Altoona) was selected as the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Defensive Player of the Week in women's soccer on Mo...

Jabbeh Wesley's latest book hits the shelves

9.13.2016 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, has published her fifth book of poems, "When the Wanderers Come Home," which documents post-war Liberia and the struggles of that coun...

Davis's poetry presented in readings and online

9.13.2016 Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, recently offered poetry readings at Shakespeare and Co. Bookstore in Missoula, Montana; at the Beargrass Writing Retreat in Greenough, Monta...

Trumpbour and Womack Co-author Book on Houston’s Iconic Astrodome

9.13.2016 Robert Trumpbour, associate professor of communications at Penn State Altoona, and Kenneth Womack, former senior associate dean of Academic Affairs at Penn State Altoona, have authored "The Eight...

Black speaks at Max Planck Institute, Berlin

9.13.2016 Brian Black was a recent invited speaker at the workshop "Resources and Economies of Knowledge in the Anthropocene,” which was held at the prestigious Max Planck Institute for the History of Sc...

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