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Winner of Student Trading Club Competition Receives $500 Award

4.10.2014 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, ...

Penn State Altoona to host spring Gown Meets Town event

3.25.2014 Penn State Altoona's Division of Business & Engineering, the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation, and the Blair County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the spring Gown Mee...

Third Class of Sheetz Fellows Inducted at Penn State Altoona

Third Class of Sheetz Fellows Inducted at Penn State Altoona

2.27.2014 Encouraged by Sheetz Fellows program founder Stephen G. Sheetz to seek a professional pathway in business with “a higher purpose”, twelve Penn State Altoona students celebrated their formal induct... View Photos

Penn State Altoona offers free small business workshops

12.18.2013 Penn State Altoona will hold several workshops for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and students at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence in downtown Altoona....

PHOTOS: Fall 2013 Gown Meets Town Event

PHOTOS: Fall 2013 Gown Meets Town Event

12.16.2013 Penn State Altoona held its fall semester Gown Meets Town event Friday, December 13, 2013. Students from various disciplines showcased their work through presentations to the Blair County business com... View Photos

PHOTOS: Steve Sheetz and Ken Womack hold book signing

PHOTOS: Steve Sheetz and Ken Womack hold book signing

12.9.2013 Kenneth Womack and Steve Sheetz held a book signing for Womack's new book "Made to Order: the Sheetz Story" at the Altoona Barnes and Noble, December 7. The product of numerous intervie... View Photos

Trading Club Competition Winner Receives $500 Award

12.6.2013 Penn State Altoona's fall semester Trading Club competition took place October 1 - November 21, 2013. Michael Black, who is majoring in finance, earned the first-place award of $500. The sophomor...

Penn State Altoona Sheetz Fellows attend National CEO Conference in Chicago

11.20.2013 Twenty-five Sheetz Fellows from Penn State Altoona attended the three-day National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference in Chicago, IL, October 31 - November 2, 2013....

Free community workshops in Quickbooks offered in October

9.20.2013 Penn State Altoona is offering three free community workshops on Quickbooks. Participants can select one or all of the workshops to attend. Email Judy Paul at jap24@psu.edu or call 814-940-3400 to reg...

Entrepreneur in Residence program now accepting registrations

9.10.2013 Registration is now open for the first Penn State Altoona Entrepreneur In Residence program of the academic year from 8 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence ...


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