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Fourth Class of Sheetz Fellows Inducted at Penn State Altoona

2.27.2015 Citing the perseverance of 19th-century entrepreneur Frederic Tudor, Penn State Altoona Sheetz Fellows program founder Stephen G. Sheetz encouraged the program’s eight inductees to draw inspiration ...

Altoona Doctor Recognizes Entrepreneurial Spirit of Penn State Altoona Students

2.27.2015 Dr. George M. Zlupko, of Altoona, has presented awards totaling $1,700 to four Penn State Altoona students in recognition of their volunteer engagement during the 2014 fall semester in a special entre...

Spotlight on entrepreneurship, Sheetz Fellows Program during President Barron's "Higher Education in Focus" on WPSU

2.25.2015 Stephen G. Sheetz, chairman of the Sheetz Family Council, and founder of Penn State Altoona’s Sheetz Fellows Program and Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, and Loretta Zeth, president of ...

Education themed alumni chat set for Feb. 26

2.24.2015 Penn State Altoona will host an alumni chat with Melinda S. Cocolin and Tia Burget on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. in room 129 of the Eiche Library. The program is being presente...

Stephen Sheetz and student Loretta Zeth to appear on WPSU with President Eric Barron

2.19.2015 Stephen Sheetz, chairman of the Sheetz Family Council, and founder of Penn State Altoona's Sheetz Fellows Program, will appear on an episode of WPSU's Higher Education in Focus Thursday, Feb...

Penn State Altoona celebrates Isaac Awards anniversary with creation of scholarships

2.18.2015 To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Isaac Awards, a community-based high school musical awards program, Penn State Altoona will award ten $2,500 scholarships this spring to area high school st...

Alumna creates second scholarship at Penn State Altoona

2.18.2015 Penn State alumna C. Hope (Miller) Poindexter, of Midlothian, Virginia, has made a gift to create the Katherine and John S. Poindexter, Jr. Nursing Scholarship at Penn State Altoona, honoring the live...

Weis Markets Designates Support for Penn State Altoona Enrichment Programs

2.9.2015 Penn State Altoona has received $5,000 in support of two educational enrichment programs from Weis Markets through the company’s participation in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Progra...

Alumni Society Winter Plunge Raises Over $40,000 to Support THON, Scholarships; Winter Plunge—Take 2 Scheduled for February 28, 2015

2.5.2015 An overnight winter storm prevented a record number of registered “plungers” from actually leaping into the waters of Canoe Creek State Park for the Penn State Altoona Alumni Society’s 2015 Wint...

Penn State Altoona receives $50,000 gift from Investment Savings Bank in support of Kids’ College

2.5.2015 Penn State Altoona has received a gift commitment of $50,000 from Investment Savings Bank (ISB) to fund need-based scholarships for Summer Kids’ College. The commitment is the third from ISB in supp...

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