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August 23, 2015 SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY Bedford County — Erin Ferguson, Bedford, B.S., psychology; Jennifer Frazier, Bedford, M.E., special education/autism; Emily Sell, Oster­burg, B.S., communication. more »»

On campus

August 23, 2015 Juniata recognizes alumni achievement HUNTINGDON — Juniata College, as part of its “Alumni Weekend 2015,” presented five alumni-related awards on June 6 during Alumni Assembly. more »»

Logan Valley Mall helping local teachers

August 22, 2015 In an effort to help support local teachers and their schools during the busy back-to-school shopping season, Logan Valley Mall has launched “Kickstart Your Class,” a crowd-funding campaign built in... more »»


August 22, 2015 Kimberly Hite Kimberly Ann Hite, daughter of Robert and Cheryl Hite of Loretto, received a doctorate in instructional management and leadership from Robert Morris University. more »»

AAHS to present Distinguished Alumni Awards

August 22, 2015 The Altoona Area High School Alumni Association has announced the winners of its Distinguished Alumni Awards that will be presented on the weekend of Oct. 23 and 24. more »»

Heidelberg scholarships

August 22, 2015 Courtesy photo The Heidelberg Scholastic Scholarship Fund awarded $1,500 scholarships to 20 students on June 24 at the Heidelberg Country Club. more »»

Area students earn degrees from Penn State

August 18, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The following area students received diplomas during spring commencement exercises at Penn State University. Bedford County Rosellen Bence, Alum Bank, B.S. more »»

Mount Aloysius College dean's list

August 16, 2015 CRESSON — The following area students were named to the dean’s list at Mount Aloysius College for the spring term. Alexandria — Emily Carole Mills. Altoona — Jordann C. more »»

On campus

August 16, 2015 Student recognized at UPMC?graduation Tessa Samuels of Houtzdale received the Most Outstanding Student Award during graduation ceremonies at the UPMC?Altoona School of Medical Technology/ Medical... more »»


August 16, 2015 WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, New Wilmington — Veronica Corcoran, DuBois, physics; Elizabeth Ishman, DuBois, early childhood/special education, summa cum laude; Adam Montowski, DuBois, history; Nicholas... more »»


August 16, 2015 PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport Bedford County Zachary A. Hurley, Six Mile Run, A.S., diesel technology, high honors; Tyler J. Husick, Saxton, A.S. more »»

Dean's list

August 13, 2015 PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Williamsport Bedford County — Vanessa Dick, Roaring Spring; Caleb Ebersole, Martinsburg; Alexander Griffith, Imler; Zachary Hurley, Six Mile Run; Tyler Husick,... more »»


August 13, 2015 BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — Jessica Pencil, Bedford, M.Ed., school-based speech language pathology; Mary Guyer, Altoona, M.Ed., school-based speech language pathology; Danielle Swayne, Hollidaysburg, B.A. more »»

School notes

August 11, 2015 ACCS teachers learn about engineering The Altoona Central Catholic Teachers participated in an all-day professional development training session in the Engineering is Elementary program, developed b... more »»

Dean's list

August 11, 2015 CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA Bedford County — Codie Lendacki, Bedford; Ashley Waugerman, Buffalo Mills; Emily Mountain, Everett; Edriene Walls, Saxton. more »»

Deans' lists

August 10, 2015 GROVE CITY COLLEGE — Blake Baer, Bedford, with distinction; Madalyn Plessinger, Fallentimber, with distinction; Amy O’Brien, Hollidaysburg, with distinction; Mara Yoder, Huntingdon, with high... more »»

School news

August 9, 2015 Allegany Everett campus hosts ‘Kids in?College’ EVERETT —?“Kids in College,” the summer enrichment program for children at the Bedford County campus of Allegany College of Maryland, recently... more »»

Deans' lists

August 8, 2015 WESTMINSTER COLLEGE, New Wilmington — Morgan Hartzfeld, DuBois; Elizabeth Ishman, DuBois; Sara Monts, Duncansville; Margaret Hess, Everett; Alec Fisanick, Nicktown. more »»

Across the area

August 8, 2015 Library to host End-of-Summer event HOLLIDAYSBURG —?The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library will host an End-of-Summer Celebration all day Wednesday. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m. more »»

TSA students compete in nationals

August 8, 2015 DALLAS, Texas — Members of the Al­toona Area School District Technology Stu­dent Asso­ciation Chapter, which includes AAHS students Allan Buchness and Fiona Lynch and AAJHS students Jessica Worley... more »»

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