News Top 10

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674 hits - Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Discovering her Homeland

Each year, about 20,000 young Jewish men and women from all over the world make a pilgrimage of sorts to their ancestral homeland of Israel through a program called Taglit-Birthright Israel. Amber Smi...

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467 hits - Monday, April 7, 2014

Todd Negola presents "Psychology and the Criminal Mind" Apr. 16

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, Dr. Todd Negola will present "Psychology and the Criminal Mind" at 6 p.m. in rooms 101-103 of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Alto...

397 hits - Thursday, March 27, 2014

PHOTOS: Alternative spring break trips

Penn State Altoona students were once again afforded the opportunity to take part in a variety of alternative spring break trips through the college this year, in the United States and abroad....

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348 hits - Thursday, April 10, 2014

Winner of Student Trading Club Competition Receives $500 Award

Nikolay Ovchinnikov, a first-year student from Krasnoyarsk, Russia, is the winner of the 2014 spring semester Penn State Altoona Trading Club competition. Ovchinnikov, who plans to major in finance, ...

345 hits - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PHOTOS: A Seat at the Table

Penn State Altoona offered a successful exhibit of A Seat at the Table March 30 – April 1 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The Seat at the Table installation is the result of a ye...

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331 hits - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Womack's "Playing the Angel" earns first place honors

Kenneth Womack has earned First Place honors in the contemporary fiction category from the Texas Association of Authors for his novel "Playing the Angel," which was published by Stephen F. A...

294 hits - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Coffman to present poetry reading on Apr. 15

Lisa Coffman, former Penn State Altoona faculty, will offer a reading from her new book, Less Obvious Gods, April 15, 7 p.m. in the Eve Chapel....

277 hits - Thursday, March 27, 2014

Penn State Altoona offers 5k Fun Run Apr. 13

Students Advocating for Disability Awareness (SADA) and the Greek Community-sponsored philanthropy, Bounce, will co-host a Fun Run at Penn State Altoona April 13 at 12:30 p.m....

271 hits - Friday, March 21, 2014

Rotunno to receive University-wide award for excellence in teaching

Laura Rotunno, associate professor of English and the Honors Program coordinator, has received the University-wide Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching....

254 hits - Thursday, March 20, 2014

Penn State Altoona to host "Luncheon with the Maestra"

Penn State Altoona will host the final “Luncheon with the Maestra” of the Altoona Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 concert season on Friday, April 11, noon – 1 p.m. in the Mountain View Room of ...