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Penn State Altoona Alumni Society's Winter Plunge raises more than $130,000 in four-year history

2.5.2016 More than 135 participants met to face the cold water at Canoe Creek State Park for the fourth annual Penn State Altoona Alumni Society's Winter Plunge on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Since its in...

Penn State Altoona to host stars of ABC’s "Shark Tank" Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner

1.20.2016 As part of the Penn State Altoona Speaker Series, stars of ABC’s Shark Tank Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner, will take part in a moderated conversation with Steve Sheetz Monday, March 21, 2016, 7:3...

First endowment created by four-year Penn State Altoona graduate

1.8.2016 Penn State Altoona received a gift from Caleb Bowser, a 2015 alumnus of Penn State Altoona and graduate of the Sheetz Fellows Program, to create the Sheetz Fellows Alumni Endowment. The endowment will...

Penn State Altoona receives $12,000 worth of engineering equipment from Siemens USA

11.23.2015 Penn State Altoona received $12,000 worth of programmable logic controller (PLC) equipment from Siemens USA to be used for the college’s Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology program....

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PHOTOS: Donald Devorris honored as Distinguished Alumni

11.10.2015 Donald Devorris, of Altoona, was honored with a Nov. 5 dinner celebrating the Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award he received over the summer. This award is the highest honor given by Penn State to ... View Photos

Donald Devorris honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

6.16.2015 Donald Devorris, of Altoona, was honored with Penn State’s Distinguished Alumni Award on June 5, 2015, at University Park. This award is the highest honor given by Penn State to alumni whose "p...

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John Kazmaier Named Honorary Alumnus

6.16.2015 John P. Kazmaier, of Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, received the Penn State Honorary Alumni Award during a weekend-long celebration at University Park June 5-6, 2015. The award is given by the Penn Stat... View Photos

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

5.14.2015 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...

Pechter Business Plan Competition announces winners

5.11.2015 The winners of the Pechter Business Plan competition were announced during Penn State Altoona's spring Business and Engineering Student Showcase....

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Photos and Video: Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony

5.11.2015 Penn State Altoona held its spring 2015 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9 at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. 216 of the 272 graduates participated in the ceremony. Cameron Conaway, author and Penn St... View Photos

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