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Heels and Headlocks: Marra Aurand and the best of both worlds

825 hits - 10.22.2014 Marra Aurand is the kind of girl who can walk a runway in a gown and heels one day and the next put you in a headlock so well-executed it would make Stone Cold Steve Austin weep with pride. She can wr...

Penn State Altoona to host Operation Safe Trick or Treat Oct. 30

765 hits - 10.21.2014 Penn State Altoona will hold its annual Operation Safe Trick or Treat program from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, October 30 on the Intramural Fields. Maple Hall will be transformed into a haunted house for thos...

Penn State Altoona issues decision regarding Phi Sigma Kappa

759 hits - 10.10.2014 Penn State Altoona has conducted an investigation into an allegation of hazing activities by the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity that were alleged to have occurred during the 2013-14 academic year. As a re...

Penn State Altoona and Norfolk Southern team up for Engineering and Business Case Competition

491 hits - 10.13.2014 The Division of Business and Engineering, in conjunction with Norfolk Southern, will host a student case competition in which ten teams will compete for a total of $14,000 in scholarships, provided by...

Student Forum with Amy Robach set for Oct. 29

433 hits - 10.16.2014 Penn State Altoona students are invited to attend a student forum featuring Amy Robach, Good Morning America anchor and breast cancer survivor. The forum will take place Wednesday, October 29 at 4:30 ...

Rail Transportation Engineering students and faculty attend AREMA conference

405 hits - 10.9.2014 Students and faculty from the Rail Transportation Engineering program at Penn State Altoona attended the 2014 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) conference Septemb...

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PHOTOS: Homecoming 2014

405 hits - 10.13.2014 A series of week-long activities highlighted Penn State Altoona's Homecoming 2014, held October 5 - 12. The week's events included a bonfire, bingo, Minute to Win It, a tailgate, canoe races... View Photos

"Encounters with Creative Minds," featuring symphony conductor Teresa Cheung, set for Oct. 16

390 hits - 10.9.2014 Penn State Altoona will hold "Encounters with Creative Minds" featuring Teresa Cheung, Thursday, October 16, 12:15 - 1 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performin...

Poetry reading by Gerry LaFemina set for Oct. 29

390 hits - 10.22.2014 Penn State Altoona will present a reading by poet Gerry LeFemina on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. in rooms 101-103 of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. LaFemina is an award-winn...

Maucieri wins third place honors at Africa Research Center's Undergraduate Research Exhibition

389 hits - 10.7.2014 Anne Maucieri, an English major who was selected earlier this year through a refereed process to be an Africana Research Center scholar for 2014-15, won third place at the October 4 exhibition at Univ...