News Top 10

Check out Penn State Altoona's ten most popular news items from the past 30 days listed below. For a complete listing of Penn State Altoona news items, visit our News Archive.

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1426 hits - Thursday, August 21, 2014

Photos and Video: Move In Day 2014

Penn State Altoona welcomed its class of 2018 with Move-In Day, Thursday, August 21. About 680 first-year students settled into their residence halls. Take a look at some photos from the day!...

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865 hits - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Penn State Altoona hosts Amy Robach for Speaker Series

Amy Robach, journalist, Good Morning America news anchor, and breast cancer survivor, will be at the Blair County Convention Center Wednesday, October 29, 7:30 p.m., as part of Penn State Altoona’s ...

651 hits - Friday, August 8, 2014

Penn State Altoona to host Bianca Del Rio, season 6 winner of "RuPaul’s Drag Race"

Bianca Del Rio, crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar” by winning season six of the television reality series RuPaul’s Drag Race, will perform in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Ar...

540 hits - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Shull to present workshop at First Year Engineering Education Conference

Peter Shull, associate professor of engineering at Penn State Altoona, will be presenting an invited workshop at the First Year Engineering Education (FYEE) Conference, August 7-8, 2014, at Texas A&am...

481 hits - Thursday, August 14, 2014

Faculty Provide Leadership at International Communication Conference

Mary Lou Nemanic and Bob Trumpbour, associate professors of communications at Penn State Altoona, provided leadership and expertise while at the recent Association for Education in Journalism and Mass...

427 hits - Monday, August 4, 2014

Penn State Altoona offers community carnival for 75th anniversary celebration

Penn State Altoona will host a community carnival to celebrate its 75th anniversary Saturday, September 13, 2014. The carnival theme was chosen to signify the campus’s former use as the Ivyside Amus...

390 hits - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Moran takes part in online learning development program

Peter Moran, assistant dean for policy and planning, is participating in "Institute for Engaged Leadership in Online Learning," a leadership development program for professionals in the area...

320 hits - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Poetry reading and Hard Freight Cafe set for Oct. 7

Poet Renee Nicholson will read from her work Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. Nicholson, assistant professor at West Virginia University, is the author...

300 hits - Thursday, August 28, 2014

PHOTOS: Orientation 2014

It was non-stop activity over the weekend for first-year students as they acclimated themselves to Penn State Altoona. Between Lion Chats, academic meetings, Convocation, and student services panels,...

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294 hits - Friday, August 8, 2014

Bonnie Imler selected for competitive new American Library Association Leadership Institute

Bonnie Imler, director of Penn State Altoona's Robert E. Eiche Library, is 1 of only 38 librarians selected from a highly competitive national pool to participate in Leading to the Future , a fou...