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Penn State Altoona nursing students collaborate on Jared Box service Project

990 hits - 4.29.2016 Penn State’s College of Nursing Honor Society, Beta Sigma, selected the Jared Box Project as its spring 2016 service project. The goal of the program is to lift the spirits of children in hospitals...

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PHOTOS: Spring 2016 Commencement

655 hits - 5.9.2016 Penn State Altoona held its spring 2016 commencement on Saturday, May 7 at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. Of the 285 graduating seniors, 231 students participated in the ceremony. Check out photos from ... View Photos

Partnerships Bloom in Downtown Altoona

580 hits - 4.29.2016 Penn State Altoona has received gift commitments from local businesses to purchase flowers that will line Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues helping create a beautiful and vibrant downtown....

Penn State Altoona one of six to receive funding for INNOVATION INCORPORATED project

579 hits - 5.19.2016 Penn State Altoona is the recipient of a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State initiative, one of six campuses recently named as part of the newest wave ...

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PHOTOS: Spring 2016 Student Showcase

528 hits - 5.4.2016 Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 29, 2016, in which students from various disciplines sho... View Photos

2016 Trading Club Winners Announced

486 hits - 5.11.2016 Justin Shapiro, a finance major from Los Angeles, California, was announced as the winner of the 2016 spring semester Penn State Altoona Trading Club Competition during an awards ceremony in the Sheet...

Keller Voted AMCC Player of the Year; Six Lady Lions Picked to All-Conference Team

474 hits - 5.10.2016 Penn State Altoona softball senior catcher Clarissa Keller (Spring Mills, PA/Penns Valley) was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's Player of the Year, as the league released i...

Jabbeh Wesley's work featured in several journals

473 hits - 5.16.2016 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, has had several of her literary works published in journals across the country....

Sheetz Fellows help raise more than $15K for Altoona Community Theatre

471 hits - 5.4.2016 Students in Penn State Altoona's Sheetz Fellows Program took part in planning the April 9, 2016, Walkney Rocks the Jaffa event, Altoona's first ever music concert headlining a hometown rock/...

Murphy's new anthology featured in "Essay Daily"

440 hits - 5.5.2016 A new anthology co-edited by Erin Murphy, professor of English, is featured in "Essay Daily," an online journal that focuses on creative nonfiction....