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GACTC students sweep DECA districts

January 31, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — Students in the logistics and materials management, marketing/entrepreneurship, multimedia and Web design, administrative office specialist and culinary arts programs at the Greater... more »»

IUP Provost Scholars

January 31, 2015 INDIANA, Pa. — The following students have been recognized as a Provost Scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. more »»

Dean's list

January 31, 2015 WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Tyler Kennedy, Huntingdon; Jarret LeBeau, Philipsburg. more »»

Honor roll

January 31, 2015 BISHOP GUILFOYLE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS 12TH GRADE — Rylee Adams, Jared Barber, Timothy Bartkowiak, Anna Baughman, Brynee Baugh­man, Colin Berkheimer, Hannah Carey,... more »»

Deans' lists

January 28, 2015 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, Ames, Iowa — Chelsea Renee Ruston, Altoona. more »»


January 28, 2015 WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Ami Patel, Clearfield, B.A., psychology; Krishna Patel, Clearfield, B.A., psychology; Lauren Coakley, Duncansville, M.S., education; Megan Frederick, Martinsburg, M. more »»

Avoid sending cellphone photos

January 26, 2015 Readers submitting pictures for the Community page are asked to avoid using cellphones to take them. Photos taken with cell or flip phones generally do not reproduce well. more »»

Penn State holds engineering, business case competition

January 25, 2015 As corporate sponsors of the 2014 Penn State Altoona Engin-eering & Business Case Com­petition, Norfolk Southern Juni­ata Locomotive Shop and the Norfolk Southern Foundation hosted the competition... more »»


January 25, 2015 ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, Cumberland, Md. Jaime Lyn McDermott, Altoona, nursing; Brandi N. Rogers, Alum Bank, biotechnology certificate; Lynn T. more »»

Locals sought to be dairy promoters

January 24, 2015 The Blair County Dairy Promotion Committee is seeking individuals with a connection to the dairy industry to serve as dairy princess and junior dairy representatives. more »»

Hollidaysburg class of 1964 reunion

January 24, 2015 Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg High School class of 1964 held its 50th anniversary reunion in August at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post party roo. more »»

Deans' lists

January 24, 2015 UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN, West Haven, Conn. — Alyssa Garvey, Philips­burg; Blanca Gates, Altoona. VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, Richmond, Va. — Lindsay J. Parnell, Hollidaysburg. more »»


January 24, 2015 LYCOMING COLLEGE, Williamsport — Hannah Halter, Warriors Mark, summa cum laude, bachelor’s degree in creative writing. more »»

Deans' lists

January 22, 2015 HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY, Tiffin, Ohio — Summer Hunter-Kysor, Huntingdo. more »»

Dean's list

January 19, 2015 ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Latrobe FALL DEAN’S LIST Altoona — Megan Blake, Kayla Conrad, Lauren Donley, Emily Frederick, Alyssa Luther, Sabrina Filkosky. Carrolltown — Sabrina Loughran, Breanna Tomiczek. more »»

Mount Aloysius College fall dean's list

January 18, 2015 MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, CRESSON FALL DEAN’S LIST Alexandria — Emily Carole Mills. Altoona — Petina Jo Albright, Kenneth Bartlett, Jesse Ryan Betar, Gabrielle Mechelle Biles, Eryka S. more »»

On Campus

January 18, 2015 Sign language students attend cruise LORETTO —?Saint Francis University’s American Sign Language students were aboard the 2014 Passages Deaf Freedom Cruise, completing the immersion required of thei... more »»

Central mock trial team in tournament

January 17, 2015 Ten students from Central High School, Martinsburg, traveled to San Francisco to compete in the Empire Mock Trial Tournament, held there for the first time, on Nov. 22 and 23. more »»

SFU ‘Movember’ raises money for health issues

January 17, 2015 LORETTO — Whether through monetary donations or growing facial hair, the combined efforts of the Saint Francis Uni­versity faculty and staff team and the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity raised... more »»


January 15, 2015 Patrick Cooper BOCA RATON, Fla. — Patrick J. Cooper of Boca Raton, formerly of Altoona, received a doctor of philosophy in experimental psychology from Florida Atlantic University on Aug. 5. more »»

Deans' lists

January 15, 2015 LEHIGH UNIVERSITY, Bethlehem — Katelyn Latuska, DuBois. WHEATON COLLEGE, Wheaton, Ill. — Ellen Wertz, Hollidaysburg; Steven Dodson, Duncans-ville; Caleb Acker, Hunting-don. more »»

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