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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Drawing: Her ultimate super power

576 hits - 11.30.2016 Tabitha Restauri will be the first to admit that her love of superheroes is intense. “I am into everything and anything that has to do with superheroes. I’m like an encyclopedia, I can rattle off ...

A message from the Chancellor and Dean

542 hits - 11.12.2016 Now that the election is behind us, I write to you today to reaffirm our shared core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, discovery, excellence and community. As members of our Penn State com...

Peter Hopsicker to serve on Center for the Study of Sports in Society executive committee

495 hits - 11.18.2016 Peter M. Hopsicker, associate professor of kinesiology and head of the Division of Education, Human Development, and Social Sciences is an executive committee member of the new Penn State Center for t...

Penn State Altoona named Military Friendly School

479 hits - 11.14.2016 Penn State Altoona is 1 of 17 Penn State campuses named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media. The campuses all appear in the award category of “Public Universit...

Todd Davis interviewed on Pittsburgh NPR program

393 hits - 11.28.2016 Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, was featured on a Nov. 19 episode of the NPR program "Prosody," which airs every Saturday morning on Pittsburgh's NPR stat...

Stress Free Zone set for Dec. 5-9

385 hits - 11.22.2016 Feeling stressed out over upcoming finals, papers, and projects? Take a break and chill out with De-Stress Week! Stop by the Stress Free Zone 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Dec. 5 -9, held in 125 H LRC. Relax with ...

Kayla Holliday: Internship Spotlight

379 hits - 12.9.2016 I knew from my very first criminal justice class that I belonged in corrections, so I absolutely wanted to intern at a prison. I was accepted at SCI Rockview, an all-male maximum security prison, and ...

Student Showcase set for Dec. 9

356 hits - 11.30.2016 Penn State Altoona's Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology, the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation, the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, and title ...

Jabbeh Wesley poem translated and published in Finnish anthology of African poetry

282 hits - 12.1.2016 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English has had her poem, “Monrovia Revisited” translated and published in a new Finnish anthology of African poetry, "Korallia Ja Suolakiteita:...

ROTC members take part in Ranger Challenge Competition

245 hits - 12.5.2016 Eleven Penn State Altoona RTOC members took part in the annual 2nd Freedom Brigade, ROTC Ranger Challenge Competition held at Fort Dix, New Jersey, Oct. 14-16. The competition is a physically and ment...