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Penn State Altoona nursing students collaborate on Jared Box service Project

830 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: Ag Awareness Day 2016

545 hits - 4.14.2016 Penn State Altoona's Ag Club and Collegiate FFA hosted the annual Agriculture Awareness Day April 14 on campus. This year's theme was "FArM: Future Agriculturalist in the Making."... View Photos

Penn State Altoona receives gift from FANUC America and Allegheny Educational Systems

536 hits - 4.19.2016 A gift agreement through FANUC America and Allegheny Educational Systems has enabled Penn State Altoona to purchase four industrial grade automation robots at a discounted cost to support the Electro-...

VIDEO: Penn State Altoona Stone Cutters

506 hits - 4.6.2016 Students in Art 166 Concepts of Form, are working on their last of three major projects this semester. They were tasked with finding a simple knot design and carving in into stone. Check out their w...

A Culinary Collaboration

478 hits - 4.22.2016 When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, so the saying goes. Or in the case of Maryann Cook, make gluten-free flour. Cook was diagnosed with celiac disease, and managed to turn that difficulty into ...

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PHOTOS: 2016 Student Awards Ceremony

471 hits - 4.11.2016 Penn State Altoona held its annual Student Awards Ceremony Sunday, April 10 in the Devorris Downtown Center.... View Photos

Partnerships Bloom in Downtown Altoona

457 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....

Environmental studies major wins big at Undergraduate Research Exhibition

439 hits - 4.13.2016 Penn State's annual Undergraduate Research Exhibition took place April 6, 2016, at University Park. Angela Spagnoli, a Penn State Altoona environmental studies major, won the Gerard A. Hauser Awa...

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PHOTOS: Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair

376 hits - 4.19.2016 Penn State Altoona held the 2016 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair Saturday, April 16 on campus. Sixty-four students participated this year, marking more than a twenty-person increas... View Photos

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PHOTOS: Spring 2016 Student Showcase

353 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