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Technological Tool Spotlights Interconnected, Fragile World

April 23, 2014

Building on the common ground between distinct specialties, two faculty members challenged audience members Tuesday to discard the exclusionary nature of either/or thinking and find balance between their lives and the world around them. more»

Student Activities Banquet Honors Those Who Left Their Mark on 2013-14

April 21, 2014

With commencement barely a month away, Penn College’s campus leaders recently brought the curtain down on another impressive year. The annual Student Activities Awards Banquet, held Wednesday in Penn’s Inn, shone the spotlight on a number of deserving individuals and organizations, many of whom took home awards for academic achievement, philanthropy, community service and mentorship. […]

Dance Team to Hold ‘Take the Stage’ Fundraiser on May 3

April 17, 2014

The Wildcat Dance Team will hold its spring “Take the Stage” dance production at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium. The biannual event includes performances by guest students from the Milissa Augustine Dance Academy. Billed as “certain to bring joy to dance enthusiasts of all ages,” the production will showcase […]

From Garb to Grub, ‘Finale’ Has Imminent Grads Covered

April 15, 2014

Nearly 450 students who have petitioned to graduate in one of May’s three commencement ceremonies breezed through their last-minute chores at Monday’s Grad Finale. Held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. more»

Rain Cancels ‘Tuesday Night Lights’ Ballgame, Related Events

April 15, 2014

Tuesday’s scheduled baseball game between Penn College and Penn State Wilkes-Barre, the Wildcats’ first-ever evening contest, has been canceled due to rain. A number of related “Tuesday Night Lights” events were planned in conjunction with the game (and the college’s ongoing Centennial celebration); they, too, were canceled.

Public Sculpture to Be Unveiled at Arts Center Reception

April 14, 2014

Roger D. Shipley, a member of the advisory board of The Gallery at Penn College since 2009, was commissioned by Public ARTWORKS to create an outdoor sculpture for the City of Williamsport. An unveiling of the work will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Community Arts Center’s Capitol Lounge. more»

Student Groups Enlist Banking Pros for Primer on Fiscal Well-Being

April 11, 2014

A group of student organizations hosted a financial literacy seminar Thursday, inviting students and the community alike to learn how borrowing and saving affect their futures. more»

Faculty Member to Review ‘The Goldfinch’ at May 2 Luncheon

April 10, 2014

An associate professor of English-composition at Penn College will be the presenter at the next Friends of the (James V.) Brown Library Book Review Luncheon, set for Friday, May 2. Laura M. more»

Unprecedented Gift Among Those Acknowledged at Donor Reception

April 10, 2014

Contributions to Penn College – some monetary, others in-kind … and all of them crucial to students obtaining “degrees that work” – were celebrated at Wednesday’s 10th annual Donor Wall Recognition Reception in the Student and Administrative Services Center. “I am humbled to once again thank each and every one of you for your support and interest […]

Lecture to Weave Information Technology With Environmental Views

April 9, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty members Rob Cooley and Mark D. Noe will present a session on technology and environmental ethics on April 22 as part of the college’s Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Two Films Among CAC’s April Offerings

April 9, 2014

Among the attractions coming to the Community Arts Center’s big screen are Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” and the Oscar-winning “20 Feet From Stardom.” Graphically and powerfully depicting the final 12 hours in the life of Jesus, “The Passion of the Christ” will be shown at 3 p.m. more»

High School Competitors Hone Skills, Meet Future at ESC

April 8, 2014

Twenty-three students from four schools took part in Penn College’s fourth annual High School Horticulture Field Day, held Friday at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center. more»

Two Dozen Campus Women Added to ‘Awesome’ Roster

April 6, 2014

Nineteen Penn College students and five employees were added to the list of Awesome Women Exemplars during a recent annual reception, sponsored by the Student Activities Office and held in the Mountain Laurel Room of the Thompson Professional Development Center. more»

Campus ‘Coaches Caravan’ Visit Quickly Sells Out

April 3, 2014

All 250 available seats have been sold for the Penn State Coaches Caravan event at Penn College on Tuesday, May 20. The luncheon, set for the Field House on the college’s main campus, is one of 17 visits by Nittany Lion head football coach James Franklin and others. Scheduled to join Franklin on the tour’s […]

Wildcats’ First Night Baseball Game Adds to Centennial Celebration

April 7, 2014

“Tuesday Night Lights,” Penn College’s first-ever evening baseball game – and a Centennial event – will be held at 7 p.m. April 15 at Bowman Field. In addition to the game against Wilkes University, there will be free hot dogs, chips, soda and Centennial chocolate bars from 6:45-7:30 p.m.; giveaways that include T-shirts, tumblers and […]

Penn College to Exhibit at USA Science & Engineering Festival

April 2, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology is scheduled to exhibit at the largest science festival in the United States. College students, faculty and staff will offer hands-on, interactive activities at the third USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo, April 25-27 in Washington, D.C. more»

Go Through the Looking Glass to True Self-Reflection

March 30, 2014

“Look Beyond the Mirror,” the Healthy Wildcats’ yearly eye-opener about body image and eating disorders, will be observed this week. Events begin at 7 p.m. more»

Campus Family Meets, Greets – and Tweets – at Open House

March 29, 2014

Penn College welcomed Open House guests for a Saturday full of activities and information about the diverse “degrees that work” offered on its campuses. In the first of two such events during the institution’s Centennial year, visitors toured  the college with Presidential Student Ambassadors, visited instructional labs, got answers to all manner of questions – […]

Welcome, Open House Visitors!

March 29, 2014

Penn College welcomes its Open House guests for a day full of activities and information about the diverse “degrees that work” offered on our campuses. more»

‘Silent Auction’ Makes Big Noise in Scholarship Coffers

March 28, 2014

The Student Legacy Leadership Scholarship Fund got a $668 boost from Thursday’s Student Government Association “Silent Auction” in Penn’s Inn. “Things went well overall,” said Dionisios D. Tomboris, student chair for the event. more»

Greek Life Fundraiser Nails It – Hands Down!

March 28, 2014

Penn College’s fraternities this week raised $570.32 in an uncommonly colorful way: painting patrons’ fingernails in a choice of five shades, each keyed to a particular charitable concern. The “Man-i-Cures for a Cause” event, held from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday in the Bush Campus Center, turned the tables on tradition, as the young men […]

Viable and Visible, Vehicles Supplement Alternative-Fuels Workshop

March 26, 2014

Penn College was among the sponsors of the Alternative Fuels, Vehicles and Technology Workshop held Wednesday in the Thompson Professional Development Center. more»

‘Dr. Jean’ Set to Present at Young Children’s Education Conference

March 25, 2014

A nationally known inspiration to educators of young children will be the sole presenter at the 19th annual conference of the Central Susquehanna Association for the Education of Young Children on Saturday, April 5, at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Jean Feldman, known as “Dr. more»

Honor Societies Welcome 89 New Members in Weekend Inductions

March 24, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology held induction ceremonies for two of its academic honor societies Saturday: Phi Theta Kappa for associate-degree students and Alpha Chi for their four-year colleagues. more»

Annual Summit Spotlights Interdisciplinary Approach to Health Care

March 20, 2014

As part of an event that spanned northeastern and northcentral Pennsylvania and involved 805 students, the fifth annual Collaborative Care Summit convened at Penn College on Wednesday. more»

Penn College Hosting ACA Session as Sign-Up Deadline Nears

March 20, 2014

In order to inform students and the general public about their health care options under the Affordable Care Act, Counseling Services at Pennsylvania College of Technology is sponsoring a program titled “Demystifying the Health Insurance Marketplace and Healthcare Reform” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. The presentation, free and open to the public, coincides with […]

Student Organizations to Host Financial Literacy Program

March 20, 2014

Students and the community are welcome to attend the first financial literacy program at Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 10. The event is being organized and hosted by several student organizations, most in the college’s School of Business & Hospitality. “There are many students and community members unaware of how their loans or mortgages […]

Dietician to Help Decipher Food Labels During Library Forum

March 20, 2014

A better understanding of food labels awaits attendees of the Spring 2014 Madigan Library Forum, at which Penn College’s registered dietician will discuss how to effectively read labels to make healthy choices and fit likable foods into daily meals and snacks. Sharon A. more»

‘Philomena’ to Be Screened at CAC

March 20, 2014

“Philomena,” nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress, will be shown at the Community Arts Center at 7 p.m. March 26-28. Admission is $5 for the PG13-rated film, which co-stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan (who also co-wrote the screenplay). more»

Be Part of a Lifesaving Mission at April 9-10 Bloodmobile

March 20, 2014

The Penn College community is encouraged to donate at the next American Red Cross Bloodmobile, scheduled from noon-6 p.m. April 9-10 in Penn’s Inn. Online appointments are being accepted for the two-day drive, to be held on the second floor of the Bush Campus Center. more»

Career Fairs Link Job-Seeking Students, Grads With Employers

March 19, 2014

Career Fairs this week gave Penn College students and alumni invaluable access to more than 180 employers representing nearly 2,100 job and internship opportunities. This semester’s Career Services-sponsored events were from 9 a.m.-noon Monday in the ATHS lobby for health sciences majors; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday in Bardo Gym for all majors; and 9 a.m.-1 […]

Colloquium Speaker Suggests Improvements to World He Helped Colonize

March 18, 2014

Virtual reality pioneer and best-selling author Jaron Lanier offered a lecture Monday as part of Penn College’s Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Golf Classic to Feature PGA Touring Pro Jason Bohn

March 17, 2014

PGA Tour professional and Lewisburg native Jason Bohn will headline the 28th Annual Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation Golf Classic, to be held on Monday, June 23, at the Williamsport Country Club. more»

Career Fairs to Link Job-Seeking Students, Grads With Employers

March 13, 2014

Students, do you know why Penn College Career Fairs are important and unique to you? Because employers attending them are looking for interns, new graduates and alumni who are technically skilled and prepared to enter today’s workforce. That’s you! And that is why Fortune 500 companies, as well as many other employers, recruit Penn College […]

‘Silent Auction’ to Benefit Legacy Scholarship at Penn College

March 12, 2014

The Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology will hold its annual Silent Auction on Thursday, March 27, to benefit a student-nurtured scholarship fund that spotlights community involvement and campus leadership. The public is invited to attend the auction, to be held from noon to 5 p.m. in Penn’s Inn on the second floor […]

‘The Summit,’ a Mountaineering Mystery, to Be Shown at CAC

March 6, 2014

The return of movies to the Community Arts Center continues this weekend with two showings of “The Summit” at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The blend of “breathtaking cinematography and jaw-dropping re-enactments” tells of the deadliest day in the history of K2, when 11 mountain climbers died. more»

Nittany Lion Football Coach to Visit Penn College in ‘Caravan’ Stop

March 31, 2014

Penn State football coach James Franklin and other head coaches from the university will bring the Penn State Coaches Caravan tour to Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, May 20. The sold-out lunchtime stop at Penn College will be one of 17 Coaches Caravan events planned in May. more»

Easter Bake Sale to Be Held Wednesday

April 15, 2014

The popular Easter bake sale, the final of the spring semester for the Advanced Patisserie Operations class, will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Le Jeune Patissier (in the West Third Street hallway of the Carl Building Technologies Center). The sale will be managed by Kirsten E. Foti, of Landing, N.J., and Briana L. Klingler, […]

College Dental Hygiene Clinic Among ‘Sealant Saturday’ Hosts

March 3, 2014

Penn College was among more than 20 busy sites statewide this past weekend as the  Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association continued its annual “Sealant Saturday.” Watch PCToday for more about the initiative, in which Penn College students aid the volunteer effort to promote dental health among c more»

March 29 Open House to Showcase Penn College Degree Offerings

March 3, 2014

Prospective students and their families can discover the diverse “degrees that work” offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology and explore campus life when the college holds an Open House on Saturday, March 29. more»

‘Women in Sports Day’ Canceled Due to Forecast

February 28, 2014

The ‘Women in Sports Day” celebration, scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Sunday in Penn’s Inn, has been canceled due to the impending winter storm.

Virtual Reality Pioneer and Author Jaron Lanier to Speak at College

February 28, 2014

Pioneering computer scientist and best-selling author Jaron Lanier – the man who coined the phrase “virtual reality” – will speak at Pennsylvania College of Technology on March 17 as part of its Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Colloquium Adds Topical Touch of ‘Green’ to Snow-Covered Landscape

February 28, 2014

As nose-numbing, furnace-fanning winds rustled the trees around Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Thursday night, those gathered inside warmed to the notion of a toasty home that balances energy usage with money-saving efficiency. more»

‘Soul Food Dinner’ Savory Blend of Song, Story

February 28, 2014

The perennially popular Soul Food Dinner capped Penn College’s Black History Month observance Thursday, treating the Penn’s Inn audience to an entertaining side dish of music and storytelling. The Philadelphia-based Keepers of the Culture Inc. more»

‘Mocktail’ Competition Among Highlights of Spring Break Send-Off

March 5, 2014

“The 14th Annual Happy Hours, Mardi Gras-Style!” held Tuesday in Penn’s Inn got students in the mood for a stress-free (and problem-free) Spring Break. more»

CAC to Observe ‘Get Fit Friday’ With Half-Price Tickets for Jillian Michaels

February 27, 2014

During “Get Fit Friday,” Community Arts Center patrons can get 50-percent off balcony tickets to see Jillian Michaels live at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23. Log into the online box office between 6 a.m.-midnight Friday, Feb. 28, and enter the promotional code – JMGETFIT – to obtain the discount. more»

Hands-On Activities Engage Hundreds at On-Campus Science Festival

February 26, 2014

More than 400 people participated in Tuesday night’s Science Festival in Penn College’s Field House – including homeschooled pupils and attendees from all Lycoming County school districts. more»

Students Learn Alongside Visiting Chefs in Scholarship Benefit

February 24, 2014

Chefs Shanna and Brian O’Hea, chefs/owners of Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern, visited campus as part of the School of Business and Hospitality’s Visiting Chef Series. more»

Switchfoot Headlines Centennial Concert in Bardo Gym

February 21, 2014

Switchfoot, a 2011 Grammy Award winner for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album, continued its month-old winter tour with a Thursday gig at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Marking the college’s yearlong centennial – and the recent release of its “Fading West” album – the quintet was joined by the Kopecky Family Band for a performance […]

Children, Families Invited to Feb. 25 Science Festival

February 17, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology will host a Science Festival on Tuesday, Feb. 25, sponsored by the college and Technology Futures of North Central PA. The event, scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Penn College Field House, provides a variety of fun, hands-on math and science demonstrations geared toward elementary and middle school students, […]

‘Book Bingo,’ Parfaits Sweeten Family Valentine’s Day at CLC

February 17, 2014

On Friday, the children and families of the Dunham Children’s Learning Center celebrated Valentine’s Day with “Book Bingo.” Each child won a picture book, and families were given information about how to promote literacy at home. more»

‘Fantastic’ Orchestra Performance Adds to College’s Centennial Luster

February 12, 2014

Penn College sponsored Tuesday’s Williamsport Symphony Orchestra concert, “Fantastic Tales,” the latest event in the college’s yearlong Centennial celebration. Welcoming the audience to the Community Arts Center was Dorothy J. more»

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