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Penn State Altoona to present work of artist Michael May

761 hits - 1.1.2017 A body of work by Ivyside Juried Art Exhibition winner, Michael May will run January 12 - April 9, 2017, in the Sheetz Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. It is free and open ...

Penn State Altoona to present "Ballad of the Dreadnought - A Musical Icon Turns 100"

534 hits - 1.1.2017 Penn State Altoona will offer a screening of the award-winning short documentary film, "Ballad of the Dreadnought – A Musical Icon Turns 100." The screening will take place at noon on Febr...

Secure Your Ride

480 hits - 1.9.2017 My internship involved creating a security system that would prevent the hacking of automobiles. It’s a very new concern, like someone turning on your car and driving it without you being there, for...

STAR Series to feature Lee Ann De Reus Feb. 16

468 hits - 1.1.2017 Lee Ann De Reus, associate professor of human development and family studies and women's, gender, and sexuality studies, will present “Disruptive Pedagogies: Using Global Events to Encourage Cr...

Art of Letter Writing Workshop to be held Feb. 7

462 hits - 1.1.2017 Members of the Penn State Altoona community are invited to participate in “The Art of Letter Writing Workshop” on Feb. 7, 2017 at 12:05 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center fo...

Students, faculty, and staff hold annual cereal drive

445 hits - 12.22.2016 Penn State Altoona students, faculty, and staff, along with community members collected and donated 549 boxes of cereal to a drive sponsored by Penn State Altoona’s Office of Student Affairs. The in...

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley talks about Liberian civil war and her poetry in radio interivews

438 hits - 1.3.2017 An interview with Associate Professor of English Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, "Poetry Under Fire: Healing In a Liberian Voice," aired on several Indiana University Public radio stations. In the i...

Brian Black named Distinguished Professor

421 hits - 1.3.2017 Brian Black, professor of history and environmental studies, has been named a Distinguished Professor by Penn State....

Challenge the Chancellor Ping Pong Matches set for Jan. 11

343 hits - 1.3.2017 It's that time of year again - time to try and take the chancellor down at ping pong! The Altoona Benefiting THON Challenge the Chancellor Ping Pong Matches will be held Jan. 11 from noon - 2 p.m...

Penn State Altoona to present work of artist Marcus Durkheim

322 hits - 1.1.2017 A body of work by Ivyside Juried Art Exhibition winner Marcus Durkheim will run January 12 - April 9, 2017, in the McLanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The exhibition ...