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Aaron Sharp Picked AMCC Pitcher of the Week

2.20.2017 Penn State Altoona freshman Aaron Sharp (Middleburg, PA/Midd-West) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Pitcher of the Week in baseball on Monday afternoon....

Penn State's THON 2017 raised more than $10 million for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

2.20.2017 The $10,045,478.44 total was revealed at the close of the 46-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon held Feb. 17-19 at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. Altoona students managed to raise ...

Emily Booz Picked ECAC Women's Swimmer, Rookie of the Week

2.15.2017 Penn State Altoona freshman Emily Booz (Berwyn, PA/Conestoga) has been selected the Eastern College Athletic Conference's Division III Swimmer of the Week and Rookie of the Week....

Waldemar Rivera-Berrios Named NEAC Defensive Player of the Week for Third Consecutive Week

2.15.2017 For the third week in a row, the North Eastern Athletic Conference has bestowed its men's volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honor to Penn State Altoona sophomore libero Waldemar Rivera-Berr...

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PHOTOS: African American Read-in 2017

2.15.2017 The twenty-eighth annual African American Read-In Chain was celebrated at Penn State Altoona February 12-13, 2017. This year's theme was Performance, recognizing the vibrant role performance has ... View Photos

Internship opportunity takes student to Vienna

2.13.2017 When Tyler Vasbinder got out of the army, he wanted to do something to celebrate. So he and a friend took a trip to Europe, jetting through France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, and Germany. “We ...

Waldemar Rivera-Berrios and Brandon Arentz Win ECAC Weekly Awards

2.9.2017 Two Penn State Altoona men's volleyball players earned weekly recognition from the Eastern College Athletic Conference's Division III South Region on Wednesday afternoon, as sophomore libero...

Waldemar Rivera-Berrios Named NEAC Defensive Player of the Week

2.7.2017 Penn State Altoona men's volleyball sophomore libero Waldemar Rivera-Berrios (Toa Alta, P.R./Samuel Clemens) was chosen as the North Eastern Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Wee...

Internship leads to presentation opportunity at international conference

2.7.2017 What began as an internship in the little town of Tyrone, PA, ended up propelling Jacob Vaughn to a huge city on the other side of the globe for an experience he could have never imagined....

Brandon Arentz and Waldemar Rivera-Berrios Sweep NEAC Men's Volleyball Weekly Awards

2.1.2017 The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced its Student-Athlete of the Week selections on Tuesday afternoon, and the men's volleyball portion of the awards were swept by a pair of Penn State ...

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