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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»

New CC Commons Entrees Meet With Diners’ Approval

May 7, 2014

A recent sampling event introduced a new line of made-to-order entrees that will be available starting this fall in CC Commons. more»

Penn College to Hold Three Commencement Ceremonies May 16-17

May 6, 2014

More than 900 Pennsylvania College of Technology students have petitioned to graduate at the completion of the Spring 2014 semester, and the college has scheduled three ceremonies May 16-17 for those who will march at commencement. All of the ceremonies will be held at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. At 3 p.m. Friday, May 16, […]

Penn College Offerings Showcased During High-Profile Outreach

May 5, 2014

Comments from skilled-trades advocate Mike Rowe are included in a video newly added to Penn College’s You Tube channel, documenting the institution’s first-time participation at the USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo in Washington, D.C. The three-minute video incorporates footage from the college’s 1,000-square-foot booth, which featured a virtual welder, an electric Camaro and cars […]

Expanded Menu Adds to Already-Popular Campus Ritual

May 3, 2014

About 465 students were served at this year’s Midnight Breakfast, a 16-year tradition that continued in the Capitol Eatery. more»

Donations, Volunteers Sought for ‘Trash 2 Treasure’ Sale

April 29, 2014

Lycoming County United Way is seeking helpers and sale items for its 10th annual Trash 2 Treasure event to be held Saturday, May 17, at the Penn College Field House. Community members can volunteer between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. May 13-16 in conjunction with the sale, which has raised more than $35,000 for LCUW. more»

Graphic Design Seniors Exhibit Work in The Gallery at Penn College

April 29, 2014

Ten graphic design students at Pennsylvania College of Technology will exhibit their work as part of “Design: 2014,” an annual exhibition showcasing seniors’ creative portfolio work in The Gallery at Penn College. more»

One Giant Leap for Campuskind

April 26, 2014

Adventurous members of the Penn College community, including faculty and students on break from an open-lab period, launched themselves from 20 feet above Rose Street Commons onto an oversized air bag Saturday. more»

From Horseless Carriage to Boundless Future

April 26, 2014

One of the longest-running instructional programs at Pennsylvania College of Technology – and one of the oldest continuous automotive programs in the nation – celebrated its 100th anniversary Friday in the Parkes Automotive Technology Center. “The story of American automobiling and the history of this college have been entwined throughout an eventful century,” said President Davie Jane […]

Fourteenth Annual WTI Reunion Coincides With College’s ’14 Centennial

April 26, 2014

About 50 graduates of Williamsport Technical Institute, Pennsylvania College of Technology’s earliest forerunner, were among the distinguished visitors Friday for a 14th annual reunion. Held during the college’s ongoing Centennial celebration, the alumni and their guests enjoyed lunch and reminiscence in the Thompson Professional Development Center, as well as other campus activities. more»

Daughters, Sons ‘Dig In’ During Daylong Career Exploration

April 25, 2014

On a campus widely known for hands-on instruction, it’s not surprising that Thursday’s 21st annual “Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day” would provide opportunities for young visitors to roll up their sleeves for the tasks at hand. more»

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 Holds ‘Take the Stage’ Fundraiser

May 3, 2014

The Wildcat Dance Team held its spring “Take the Stage” dance production Saturday afternoon in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium. more»

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»

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