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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»

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»

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