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Champion softball grads receive surprise commencement ceremony

886 hits - 5.19.2015 While the rest of the Penn State Altoona graduates were donning cap and gown on Saturday, May 9 for the spring 2015 commencement ceremony, four seniors spent their day on the softball field, helping t...

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Photos and Video: Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony

837 hits - 5.11.2015 Penn State Altoona held its spring 2015 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9 at the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona. 216 of the 272 graduates participated in the ceremony. Cameron Conaway, author and Penn St... View Photos

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PHOTOS: Faculty and Staff Awards

493 hits - 5.11.2015 Penn State Altoona faculty and staff members were honored for their exemplary work at the college during the annual Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony held Friday, May 8 on campus.... View Photos

Renaissance Scholarship Created in Honor of Steve and Nancy Sheetz

433 hits - 5.5.2015 Penn State Altoona and members of the greater Altoona community honored Steve and Nancy Sheetz for their enduring leadership, service, and philanthropy with the creation of a Renaissance Scholarship i...

Trash to Treasure set for May 30

418 hits - 5.18.2015 Penn State Altoona will hold its annual Trash to Treasure sale from 8 a.m. - noon, Saturday, May 30 in the Adler Gymnasium....

Murphy receives inaugural Womack Book Award

414 hits - 5.11.2015 Erin Murphy, associate professor of English, has received the inaugural Fred Allen Womack and Frances Sue Zimmerman Womack Book Award for her sixth collection of poetry, "Ancilla." She was p...

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PHOTOS: Business and Engineering Student Showcase

399 hits - 5.7.2015 Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business and Engineering Student Showcase event Friday, May 1, 2015, in which students from various disciplines showcased their work through presentations t... View Photos

Trustees approve lease-to-buy agreement with ABCD for Penn Building

388 hits - 5.11.2015 To alleviate space limitations on the Penn State Altoona campus, Penn State's Board of Trustees today (May 8) approved the proposed lease-to-purchase plan for the Penn Building in downtown Altoon...

Womack Selected as a Silver Medalist in the Independent Publisher Book Awards

337 hits - 5.1.2015 Kenneth Womack, professor of English and integrative arts, has earned a silver medal for best reference work in the annual Independent Publisher Book Awards for his latest book, "The Beatles Ency...

Zolten's Country Music Hall of Fame presentation available online

336 hits - 5.7.2015 A recent presentation given by Jerry Zolten at the Country Music Hall of Fame is now available at