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PHOTOS: Adler Athletic Complex Groundbreaking

1483 hits - 1.22.2016 Penn State Altoona held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, for the Adler Athletic Complex renovation and expansion project.... View Photos

A Hand in Everything

762 hits - 2.2.2016 There are some people in this life who have an unquenchable need to succeed. People who have their hands in every committee, activity, and organization available to them and who thrive on the hustle. ...

Penn State Altoona to host Leland Melvin

727 hits - 1.18.2016 As part of the Penn State Altoona Distinguished Speaker Series, Leland Melvin will present Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Free tickets are ava...

Anwar approved for associate researcher of French laboratory

633 hits - 1.27.2016 The Board of Directors of the LGCgE Laboratory in northern France has approved Sohail Anwar for associate researcher status. As such, Anwar, professor of engineering, will carry out collaborative rese...

World Languages ceremony and presentation set for Jan. 21

487 hits - 1.14.2016 Penn State Altoona will hold the World Languages Outstanding Student Award Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, 2016, from 12:15 - 1 p.m. in room 150 of the Hawthorn Building. The ceremony will recognize...

Zolten to accompany Fairfield Four at 2016 Grammy Awards

469 hits - 1.19.2016 Jerry Zolten will accompany the Grammy-nominated Fairfield Four to the Feb. 15 awards ceremony in Los Angeles as the group's liaison and to assist with their invited performance during the pre-te...

Adapt. Achieve. Believe.

469 hits - 1.19.2016 If any organization understands those words, takes them to heart, and lives deeply by them, it's the United States Army. So deeply in fact, that they became the theme of this year's U.S. Arm...

Challenge the Chancellor and Dean to Ping Pong for THON Feb. 4

427 hits - 1.25.2016 Challenge the Chancellor Ping Pong for THON is back! Stop by the Slep Student Center Thursday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. to take on Chancellor and Dean Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry in a friendly game of ping...

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

359 hits - 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...

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

356 hits - 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...