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Norfolk Southern Corporation Sponsors Engineering & Business Case Competition

889 hits - 11.20.2014 As corporate sponsors of the 2014 Penn State Altoona Engineering & Business Case Competition, Norfolk Southern Juniata Locomotive Shop and Norfolk Southern Foundation hosted the competition and pr...

Conaway's "Malaria, Poems" named one of NPR's Best of 2014

695 hits - 12.16.2014 Cameron Conaway's book, Malaria, Poems, is one of five poetry collections to make NPR's Best Books of 2014 list....

Redfoot Nominated to NABC Good Works Team

677 hits - 12.3.2014 The National Association of Basketball Coaches and Allstate Insurance Company today announced the 158 nominees for the 2015 Allstate NABC Good Works TeamĀ®, and among the nominees is Penn State Altoon...

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The Best Medicine: Students explore the world of stand-up comedy

511 hits - 12.16.2014 Students of the fall semester InArt 220 class got an idea of just how hard it is to be a comedian and a good one at that. The class, Stand-Up Comedy: A Cultural History, is taught by Jerry Zolten, ass... View Photos

Blood Drives to benefit American Red Cross and THON

453 hits - 11.19.2014 Penn State Altoona has scheduled a series of blood drives to benefit both the American Red Cross and THON. The first drive will take place December 10, 10:30 a.m - 4 p.m. in the Slep Student Center. ...

Shear featured in recent Huffington Post article

430 hits - 12.2.2014 Sarah Shear, assistant professor of social studies education, is featured in a recent Huffington Post article about Native American history and what is taught in American classrooms....

Winner of Student Trading Club Competition receives $500

389 hits - 12.4.2014 Asher Carr, a junior from West Orange, New Jersey, was announced as the winner of the 2014 fall semester Penn State Altoona Trading Club Competition during an awards ceremony in the Sheetz Center for ...

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PHOTOS: Chancellor's Ping Pong Challenge

382 hits - 12.3.2014 The first of two Altoona Benefiting THON Challenge the Chancellor Ping Pong Matches for the academic year took place December 3 in the Slep Student Center.... View Photos

STAR series to feature Tom Liszka on Feb. 19

358 hits - 12.8.2014 Tom Liszka, associate professor emeritus of English, will present "Manuscripts, Editing, and Being Able to Do It Yourself" on Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 12:10 - 1 p.m. in the Fireside ...

Shear featured in article on Native American news and information site

344 hits - 11.19.2014 Sarah Shear, assistant professor of social studies education, is featured in an article published in Indian Country, a Native American news and information site. The article includes a recent study Sh...