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Reveling in What We All Bring to the (Lawn) Party

August 29, 2014

Thursday evening’s Multicultural Lawn Party, blessed with ideal weather and held outside the Victorian House, celebrated the beautiful diversity represented by Penn College’s entire campus population. more»

Sexologists Give ‘Boot’ to Misconceptions With Frankness, Freebies

August 28, 2014

Making a return trip to Penn College, authors Joni Frater and Esther Lastique renewed their “Sex Ed Boot Camp” presentation for about 500 students in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Wednesday night. more»

Red Cross Blood Drive Set for Sept. 3-4 in Penn’s Inn

August 27, 2014

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 3-4 in Penn’s Inn (second floor, Bush Campus Center). Join the Red Cross and College Health Services in their lifesaving mission by scheduling an appointment today!

Inside and Out, Events Offer Student Options as Ample as Day’s Sunshine

August 27, 2014

Penn College students seeking paying jobs and personal enrichment found a varied menu at the ninth annual Fall FIESTA (Friends, Involvement, Employment and Socializing on a Tuesday Afternoon) and the corresponding Part-Time Job Fair, at which employers and nonprofits alike served up a smorgasbord of spare-time opportunities. more»

Lancaster/York ‘Tinkerbells’ Win First-Ever ‘Wildcat Wars’

August 25, 2014

The Tinkerbells, representing Lancaster and York halls, topped two of the day’s four events (kickball and dodgeball) to amass 40 points and win Penn College’s inaugural “Wildcat Wars” competition Saturday. The team managed to hold off the “V Squad Mafia,” from The Village at Penn College, which placed second in three events to finish close behind with 37 points. Rounding […]

Attendance at National Aviation Event to Be Discussed by Faculty, Alumnus

August 25, 2014

The campus community is invited to a President’s Forum presentation at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by William F. Stepp III, associate professor of aviation, who will highlight his Heli-Expo experience in Anaheim, Calif., and share information on the industry. Andrew L. more»

College Among Sponsors at Unveiling of LLB’s ‘Diamond’ Anniversary Gift

August 22, 2014

In celebration of Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary and coinciding with championship weekend of this year’s Little League World Series just across the river, downtown Williamsport was the site of a very special dedication Friday afternoon. more»

Counseling Services’ ‘Pet’ Project Relieves Student Jitters

August 22, 2014

This week’s fifth annual “Hot Dog, You’re Here!” event (that’s 35 years by canine count), again gave Penn College students the opportunity to connect with faculty/staff dog owners who offered welcoming smiles, listening ears and therapeutic access to their very special friends. more»

Renowned Chef to Present Lecture at Penn College

August 21, 2014

Food Network host and James Beard Award nominee Chef Ben Vaughn will offer a free public lecture Sept. 4 at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Vaughn’s talk, part of the college’s William C. more»

Couture, Cosplay to Blend at Sept. 27 Wildcat Comic Con

August 20, 2014

A contestant on Lifetime TV’s “Project Runway” fashion-design series will be a presenter at this year’s Wildcat Comic Con at Pennsylvania College of Technology, as well as a judge for the event’s popular cosplay competition. more»

Gallery Reception Held as LLB-Themed Art Exhibit Heads for Home

August 19, 2014

A “meet the artist” reception was held Monday for a colorful campus exhibit that celebrates popular culture and this year’s 75th anniversary of Little League Baseball. “Collective Pop,” featuring the work of Charles Fazzino and Lycoming County school students, continues in The Gallery at Penn College through Sunday. Hours for the gallery, on the third […]

Buoyant Reception Greets Students, Start of New Semester

August 17, 2014

Penn College’s “Welcome Weekend,” held Saturday and Sunday on main campus, gently and helpfully guided new and returning students toward the start of classes. Student leaders, faculty/staff and alumni – all wearing T-shirts identifying them as the go-to gang to satisfy any last-minute questions – offered a collectively friendly face to the Fall 2014 members […]

Welcome to Penn College!

August 15, 2014

Blue skies and blue shirts will greet new students and their families as they arrive at Penn College for Welcome Weekend on Saturday, helping demystify the wheres, whys and hows of transitioning into campus life. more»

Local Cry of ‘Play Ball’ Echoes ’round the World

August 14, 2014

Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour, chair of the Little League International Board of Directors during the organization’s milestone 75th year, participated in inaugural ceremonies for the 68th annual Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport on Thursday morning. more»

Penn College, Little League Celebrate Anniversaries in ‘Grand Slam’ Fashion

August 14, 2014

Soggy turned to sunny just in time Wednesday for Pennsylvania College of Technology to once again welcome visitors to Williamsport for the Little League Baseball World Series. On the evening before play begins in South Williamsport, the college hosted its traditional cookout for the Series teams on the lawn outside the Bush Campus Center. Little […]

Governor Joins College President, Others at Regional Site of Power Plant

August 12, 2014

Ceremonially breaking ground Tuesday morning for Panda Power Funds’ Patriot Energy Center in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, are (from left in left photo): State Rep. more»

Penn College Holds Summer Commencement

August 9, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology held its Summer Commencement ceremony Saturday morning at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. Kaitlin M. Savidge, of Northumberland, who received an Associate of Applied Science degree in emergency medical services, was the student speaker for the 11 a.m. event. More than 200 degrees were conferred by college President Davie […]

PFEW Guests Scour Campus in Race for Answers

August 7, 2014

Participants in Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week, being held at Penn College through Saturday, mixed facts and fun Wednesday as they took a closer look at the innovative majors and impressive facilities of their host campus. more»

Campus Welcomes PFEW for Seventh Summer

August 3, 2014

Beginning the 2014 installment of Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week, the seventh consecutive year that Penn College has co-hosted the event with Lycoming College, roughly 400 young men and women arrived on campus with their parents Sunday morning. more»

Pop Culture Exhibit at Penn College Honors Little League®

July 31, 2014

Colorful creations by an internationally renowned  3-D pop artist are teamed with artwork by area middle and high school students in “Collective Pop,” an art exhibit celebrating pop art and the 75th anniversary of Little League®. more»

Rotational Molding Workshop Draws Worldwide Participants

July 30, 2014

With assistance from the Association of Rotational Molders, the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology attracted a record number of participants for its sixth annual Hands-On Rotational Molding Workshop. more»

College Provides Blue-Ribbon Backdrop in Debut as Dog Show Host

July 29, 2014

A new community audience was exposed to Penn College on Sunday and Monday, as main campus hosted the Bald Eagle Kennel Club’s 2014 All-Breed Points Show. more»

Contributors to College Legacy Gather for Centennial Celebration

July 25, 2014

A Centennial Gala, bringing together an invited assortment of pivotal players in the institution’s growth from homegrown phenomenon to national pacesetter, was held Friday at Penn College. The day featured lunch at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant and campus tours, as well as a reception, remarks and dinner buffet in Madigan Library. – Photos by Cindy […]

From Screen to Stage, CAC Announces 2014-15 Season

July 23, 2014

Soaring off the screen and onto the Community Arts Center stage, the 2014-15 season will bring many of the freshest, funniest and most beloved small-screen personalities and shows to your favorite area theater, such as Voiceplay (Oct. 17), Mythbusters (Nov. more»

‘Pack the Park’ Fans Celebrate College Centennial With Ninth-Inning Heroics

July 22, 2014

Before a “Pack the Park” audience of 1,914 – appropriate attendance for a Penn College Centennial event – the Williamsport Crosscutters delivered a walk-off 6-5 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Tuesday night. Fans arriving at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field were greeted by college employees at several display tables, and those wearing Penn College, […]

Penn College Summer Commencement to Be Held Aug. 9

July 22, 2014

A commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, for the nearly 270 students who have petitioned to graduate following the summer sessions at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. The student speaker is Kaitlin M. Savidge, of Northumberland, who […]

‘Pack the Park’ Celebrates College Centennial With Crosscutters

July 21, 2014

Show your Centennial pride by wearing Penn College, Williamsport Area Community College or Williamsport Technical Institute clothing and be eligible to win prizes during Tuesday’s “Pack the Park” night at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field. Alumnus Nicholas D. more»

Penn College Students Get First-Hand Practice With Evangelical Surgeons

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Bradley Mudge, DO, FACS, general surgeon of Surgical Specialists of Evangelical, shows a group of Penn College physician assistant students the ropes when using laparoscopic instruments. The students were able to use a simulator to experience what it would be like to manipulate the instruments inside of a human body during surgery.

Evangelical Community Hospital held its annual Surgical Skills workshop for 27 Physician Assistant students from Penn College on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The students rotated through hands-on workshops demonstrated by surgeons, OR Nurses, and Clinical Operations Assistants associated with Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

Voice Actor/Musician Joins Roster of ‘Wildcat Comic Con’ Talent

July 16, 2014

Eric Stuart, who has voiced characters for such hit shows as “Pokémon” and “Yu-Gi-Oh!” and toured with rock legends including Peter Frampton and Ringo Starr, will be among the industry luminaries at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Sept. 27 Wildcat Comic Con. more»

The Gallery at Penn College Unveils Exhibits for 2014-15

July 9, 2014

The Gallery at Penn College has announced its ninth season of engaging art exhibits for the 2014-15 academic year at Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Now Showing: ‘SMART Girls in 3-D’

June 26, 2014

The “mock” trade show that ended this week’s four-and-a-half-day SMART Girls session proved to be the real deal, indeed, offering display after display by young women who showed as much heart as they did skill. more»

WVIA Interview With Featured Artist Available Online

June 26, 2014

Fiona Powell’s recent radio interview with Ned Martin, whose “Before and After” exhibit runs through Sunday, has been posted to WVIA FM’s “ArtScene” web page. Summer hours for the gallery, on the third floor of Madigan Library, are 1-4 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

‘Digital Futures Camp’ Offers Fun and Games … With Purpose

June 25, 2014

Penn College’s third annual “Designing a Digital Future Camp” introduced dozens of high school students to an enticing two-day menu of career-based workshops this week. more»

SMART Girls ‘Dream It – Design It – Do It’ in 3-D Summer of Exploration

June 25, 2014

The summer edition of Penn College’s popular SMART (Science & Math Applications in Real-World Technologies) Girls program gave each participating ninth- through 11th-grader an opportunity to experience the art of 3D printing from beginning to end. more»

Golf Pro Mixes Fun, Fundamentals at Annual Scholarship Benefit

June 23, 2014

Under gorgeous conditions befitting the first Monday of summer, touring PGA pro Jason Bohn was the featured attraction at the Penn College Foundation Golf Classic. The 28th annual tournament was preceded by a clinic, at which the Lewisburg native offered a crowd-pleasing display. more»

Health Careers Camp Tempts High School Students With Rewarding Options

June 19, 2014

An annual collaboration of Penn College and Susquehanna Health this week introduced dozens of high school students to the variety of careers represented within the School of Health Sciences. more»

Grand Pastry Buffet Includes Student Competition

June 4, 2014

Baking and pastry arts students at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently furnished a lavish “Grand Pastry Buffet” for the college’s scholarship donors and recipients, showcasing two years of education. more»

Exhibit Dramatically Delineates Artist’s Despondency, Rebirth

May 30, 2014

“Before and After,” demarcating an artistic vision altered by the prism of despair, officially opened Thursday in The Gallery at Penn College. The free exhibit features the work of Ned Martin − work that is physically and figuratively separated by the stark stylistic shift that followed the death of Martin’s wife, Renee. Hours for the […]

1987 – A Touch of the Poet

May 28, 2014

Wednesday morning’s death of poet/novelist Maya Angelou brought to mind her March 1987 appearance at the Klump Academic Center Auditorium, where a capacity crowd gathered as part of Williamsport Area Community College’s Women’s Series. more»

Yaw Holds Annual Legislative Eye-Opener for Area High School Students

May 22, 2014

More than 300 participants from 16 high schools throughout the region visited Penn College on Thursday for state Sen. Gene Yaw’s annual Student Government Seminar – the largest such Senate-organized event in the commonwealth. more»

Two Awarded Peggy Madigan Memorial Leadership Scholarships

May 22, 2014

Students from Sayre and Milan were presented with 2014-15 Peggy Madigan Memorial Leadership Scholarships on Thursday at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Caleb J. more»

‘Kids for Cash’ Documentary on CAC Film Schedule

May 21, 2014

“Kids for Cash,” a documentary about a juvenile-justice scandal that shook Luzerne County and made national headlines, will be shown at 7 p.m. May 29-30 at the Community Arts Center. more»

‘Before and After’ Offers Artistic Glimpse Into Tragedy, Triumph

June 9, 2014

The power and potential of art to heal and inspire will be demonstrated in the exhibit “Before and After,” opening Thursday, May 29, at The Gallery at Penn College, on the third floor of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Madigan Library. more»

‘Coaches Caravan’ Includes Penn College on 17-Stop Tour

May 20, 2014

The third week of the Penn State Coaches Caravan began Tuesday with a sold-out visit to Penn College, where head football coach James Franklin and colleagues met with the media, alumni and fans in the Thompson Professional Development Center and the Field House. Coaches Guy Gadowsky (men’s hockey) and Mark Pavlik (men’s volleyball) joined Franklin […]

Mirroring Their Hosts, Career Day Visitors Learn by Doing

May 19, 2014

More than 900 middle schoolers and their chaperones visited main campus Monday, attending faculty-led sessions in many Penn College majors, all to give them a taste of career options. The event, which attracted eight school districts, was coordinated by the college’s Outreach for K-12 Office.

First of 2014′s Centennial Classes Graduates in Weekend Ceremonies

May 17, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology held three commencement exercises May 16-17 for more than 900 students who petitioned to graduate after Spring 2014 classes. The Friday afternoon ceremony honored students from the School of Business & Hospitality and the School of Construction & Design Technologies. The School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies and the School […]

Penn College Awards Presented to 14 Student Leaders

May 16, 2014

Fourteen campus leaders were honored at Thursday evening’s Penn College Awards banquet at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant, the 18th annual acknowledgement of commendable community involvement by graduating students. more»

Tickets on Sale for College’s Third ‘Wildcat Comic Con’

May 13, 2014

Tickets are on sale for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Sept. 27 Wildcat Comic Con, a full day of exciting and engaging activities centered around comics, video games, animation and more. This year’s 8 a.m.-to-5 p.m. more»

College Co-Workers Take Respite for Centennial Fun

May 12, 2014

Penn College threw open the brief window between finals and commencement and welcomed its employees to a semester-ending Centennial Picnic on the Athletic Field on Friday. more»

Ten Near-Graduates Share Talents With Gallery Crowd

May 11, 2014

More than 100 people attended Friday evening’s premiere of student creativity in The Gallery at Penn College, where 10 graphic design seniors are showcasing their visionary flair. Hours for “Design: 2014,” which continues through May 16 on the third floor of Madigan Library, are 1-4 p.m. more»

Secondary Students Celebrate Investment Returns in Market Exercise

May 8, 2014

Students from four Lycoming County school districts convened at Penn College on Thursday to celebrate their participation in EconomicsPennsylvania’s Stock Market Game, a classroom simulation that offers players the opportunity to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks, bonds and mutual funds. H more»

The Time Is Right for Dancin’ in the Street

May 8, 2014

About 600 students attended the recent Block Party on Vine Avenue, between Susquehanna and Park streets, an end-of-semester venue that makes final-exam anxiety vanish for at least a few hours. more»

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