News Top 10

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1535 hits - Monday, July 7, 2014

Altoona Couple Creates Trustee Scholarship at Penn State Altoona

Jack L. and Carolyn A. Sparks, of Altoona, Pennsylvania, have made a gift commitment to Penn State Altoona to create the Jack and Carolyn Sparks Trustee Scholarship, honoring the lives of their late s...

374 hits - Monday, June 30, 2014

Davis and Womack Win ForeWord Reviews IndieFab Bronze Awards

Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, and Kenneth Womack, professor of English and integrative arts, each earned Bronze Awards in ForeWord Reviews’ sixteenth annual IndieFab Bo...

347 hits - Sunday, June 29, 2014

Ingold Announces Retirement from Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona Director of Athletics Fredina M. Ingold has formally announced her retirement from her post as the top administrator in the campus’ athletics department. Ingold’s retirement was...

278 hits - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Womack's latest book hits the shelves

Kenneth Womack’s book, "The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four," was recently published in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the band’s triumphant first visit to the U.S....

224 hits - Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Zolten to present at The Magical History Tour in Reading, PA July 12

Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, will present "The Cultural Roots of Rock and Roll" as part of "The Magical History Tour: A Cultural & Musical H...

212 hits - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Davis's poem to be featured on The Writer's Almanac

Todd Davis's poem "The Sound of Sunlight," will be read on NPR's The Writer's Almanac Wednesday, July 16. WPSU broadcasts The Writer's Almanac each morning at 9 a.m. Yo...

181 hits - Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Students raise more than $122,000 for charitable organizations

Penn State Altoona students raised more than $122,000 for various charitable organizations during the 2013-14 academic year....

167 hits - Thursday, July 17, 2014

Zolten named to board of Pittsburgh Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame/Legends

Jerry Zolten, associate professor of communication arts and sciences, has been named to the board of the newly established Pittsburgh Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame/Legends. The board, a select ...