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Penn College Summer Commencement Set for Aug. 10

July 25, 2013

A commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, for nearly 250 students who have petitioned to graduate from Pennsylvania College of Technology after the college’s summer sessions. The commencement ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. The student speaker for the ceremony will be Katherine [...]

Community Arts Center’s New Season on Sale

July 24, 2013

The time has finally arrived! The Community Arts Center’s 2013-14 season has been announced and is on sale in the theater box office. The new season is filled with great shows for everyone and with prices that are budget-friendly. more»

‘Viewer’s Choice’ Announced for ‘Art Alive!’ Local Artists Exhibit

July 22, 2013

Gary Steele, of Montgomery, received the Viewer’s Choice Award as part of the “Art Alive!” Lycoming County Juried Art Exhibition, held recently at The Gallery at Pennsylvania College of Technology. “Art Alive!” featured fine art in a variety of media, all created by Lycoming County residents. more»

Campers Visit College for Hands-On Intro to Potential Marcellus Careers

July 22, 2013

Mansfield University’s second annual Marcellus Camp, a weeklong primer on the natural gas industry and the career and educational opportunities available after high school, included a recent visit to Penn College. more»

Collision Repair Teachers Hold Three-Day Training Conference

July 19, 2013

More than a dozen high school instructors from Pennsylvania and Maryland joined Penn College faculty members for a recent training conference on campus. more»

Winning Lineup of Little League Photos on Exhibit in College Gallery

July 17, 2013

Opening receptions were held late last week in The Gallery at Penn College, where “In the Field of Play: The Little League Baseball World Series through the lens of Putsee Vannucci” will be featured through Aug. 30. A well-timed collection honoring one of the acknowledged joys of summer, the exhibit includes photographs and camera equipment from [...]

Institution’s Earliest Graduates Gather for 13th Annual Reunion

July 10, 2013

Alumni of Williamsport Technical Institute held their 13th annual reunion Wednesday, convening at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center near Allenwood for tours and other activities. more»

Penn College Gallery to Show Vannucci’s World Series Photos

July 7, 2013

The Gallery at Penn College, on the third floor of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Madigan Library, will host an exhibit celebrating legendary local photographer Putsee Vannucci and his contributions to the visual history of the Little League Baseball World Series. more»

Champion Conducts Clinic as Returning Pro for Scholarship Tourney

June 24, 2013

Seven-time PGA Tour victor Joey Sindelar returned to the Williamsport Area Country Club as visiting pro for Monday’s 27th annual Penn College Foundation Golf Classic, showing off his winning form during a morning clinic on the 18th hole. more»

Camp Provides Insight Into Potential Health Careers

June 19, 2013

Around 40 ninth- to 12th-graders stayed on campus this week to get a hands-on introduction to a variety of fields during Health Careers Camp. The two-day camp is presented by Penn College and Susquehanna Health. more»

‘Future’ Programmers, Problem-Solvers Revel in College’s Digital Camp

June 19, 2013

Penn College’s Designing a Digital Future camp, two days of activities that familiarized 40 high school students with a variety of digital media-based careers, wrapped up a second successful year Wednesday. more»

15th Annual Seminar & Workshop Reaches North American Audience

June 19, 2013

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Plastics Innovation & Resource Center hosted its annual Extrusion Seminar & Hands-On Workshop in June, attracting 45 participants from 29 companies in the United States and Canada. more»

Winners Announced for ‘Art Alive’ Local Artists Exhibit

June 19, 2013

Three prize winners and five honorable mentions were selected from among 24 area artists whose work was selected for the Lycoming County Juried Art Exhibition – titled “Art Alive!” – at The Gallery at Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Decades-Old Flag March Again Journeys to High-Flying Campus Landmark

June 17, 2013

Friday’s 30th annual God, Country and Community Flag March – a rain-or-shine event in which the latter brightly prevailed – traveled from downtown Williamsport to the 1,800-square-foot “Stars and Stripes” that flies above Penn College’s main entrance. more»

Wildcat Comic Con ‘Cosplayers’: Ready … Set … Sew!

June 14, 2013

Participants at the 2013 Wildcat Comic Con will have the opportunity to bring their own superheroes or supervillains to life – and try to perfect those Halloween costumes a month early – during a Sept. 28 contest on Pennsylvania College of Technology’s main campus in Williamsport. more»

Steadfast Industry Partners Provide Instructional CAT Upgrade

June 12, 2013

Cleveland Brothers is in the midst of a workshop for secondary and postsecondary diesel instructors, providing them an opportunity to learn about the latest developments with Caterpillar equipment. more»

Rotational Molding Workshop Draws International Participation

June 11, 2013

A two-day workshop at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Plastics Innovation & Resource Center brought nearly 20 participants from four states, two Canadian provinces, the West Indies and Mexico to northcentral Pennsylvania, where they learned from experts in the rotational molding indust more»

World Series Photo Exhibit Glimpsed During Little League Doubleheader

June 7, 2013

Friends of Little League International gathered in the Thompson Professional Development Center on Thursday, where they took a sneak peek at an upcoming Little League-themed exhibit at The Gallery at Penn College before taking a trolley ride to VIP ceremonies for the opening of the remodele more»

Nearly 40 Pints Collected at Tuesday’s Bloodmobile

June 14, 2013

A total of 37 pints of blood were collected by the American Red Cross during Tuesday’s visit to Penn’s Inn, down somewhat due to a summer dip in student enrollment, but – because each unit potentially saves three lives – a beneficial turnout nonetheless. more»

Exhibition of Local Artists’ Work Opens in College Gallery

May 31, 2013

“Art Alive!” – a juried exhibition featuring the work of two dozen Lycoming County artists – opened Thursday with a reception and awards presentation in The Gallery at Penn College. The exhibit, which continues through June 28, is free and open to the public. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. more»

‘SMART Girls’ Find Silver Lining Through ESC Lab Activities

May 28, 2013

Undeterred by clouds and May showers, area middle schoolers took part in SMART (Science and Math Applications in Real-world Technologies) Girls workshops at Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center on Tuesday. more»

Benefit Walk Raises Money for EMS/Paramedic Scholarship

May 27, 2013

A recent benefit for the William E. Henry Memorial Scholarship, established early last year by family and friends of a local trailblazer in emergency medical services, brought the fund $500 closer to endowment. The scholarship fund now stands at more than $6,300; once the balance reaches $25,000, it will become a permanent source of financial [...]

State Sen. Yaw’s Student Seminar Opens Window on Legislative Process

May 23, 2013

High school students from within the five counties of the commonwealth’s 23rd Senatorial District (Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union) visited Penn College on Thursday for state Sen. Gene Yaw’s annual Student Government Seminar. Begun almost 30 years ago by then-Sen. more»

Celebrate Local Talent at ‘Art Alive!’ Exhibit at Penn College

June 9, 2013

Twenty-four area artists will show their work as part of the Lycoming County Juried Art Exhibition – titled “Art Alive!” – May 30 to June 28 at The Gallery at Penn College. The gallery is on the third floor of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Madigan Library. more»

Students Well-Educated, Even During ‘Career Day’ Break From School

May 20, 2013

Almost 900 seventh- to ninth-graders attended Monday’s Career Day, a twice-yearly event arranged by Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Outreach for K-12 Office. more»

Spring’s Class of ’13 Honored in Three Commencement Ceremonies

May 18, 2013

Pennsylvania College of Technology held three commencement ceremonies May 17-18 for more than 875 students who petitioned to graduate following the Spring 2013 semester. The Friday afternoon proceedings honored students from the schools of Business and Computer Technologies, Hospitality, and Transportation Technology. more»

College Committee Sagely Advises Co-Workers: ‘Take a Hike’

May 15, 2013

The second annual Wildcat Walk, an initiative of Penn College’s Wellness Committee, stepped off at noon Wednesday outside the Madigan Library. more»

Campus Event Sounds Closing Bell for ‘Stock Market Challenge’

May 15, 2013

EconomicsPennsylvania’s Stock Market Challenge, in which students from eight local high schools were given a virtual bankroll of $100,000 each and tasked with managing an investment portfolio over the past 10 weeks, held its wrap-up event on Penn College’s main campus Wednesday. more»

Plastics Symposium Draws National Interest on Both Sides of Podium

May 9, 2013

Fifty-two industry representatives from across the nation learned about market trends and improving quality and innovation at the 2013 Plastics Symposium: Sustainable Manufacturing & Recycling Markets Summit. more»

College YouTube Channel Adds Video From Penn State Coaches’ Visit

May 8, 2013

Video from Tuesday’s campus visit by the Penn State “Coaches Caravan.” a sold-out event that gave hundreds of people the opportunity to meet football coach Bill O’Brien and his counterparts in Nittany Lion field hockey and men’s volleyball, has been added to the Penn College YouTube channel. “These kids are students first,” O’Brien said of [...]

Sigma Nu Strikes Meteorological Gold With Annual Car Show

May 8, 2013

More than 70 cars, trucks and motorcycles were entered in the Sigma Nu Fraternity’s fifth annual car show, held Saturday in the parking lot of Penn College’s Carl Building Technologies Center. more»

Sold-Out ‘Caravan’ Brings Nittany Lion Coaches to Penn College

May 7, 2013

A sold-out lunch at the Penn College Field House kicked off the second week of the Penn State Coaches Caravan on Tuesday morning. Nittany Lion football coach Bill O’Brien, who is headlining the bus tour on all 12 of its stops, was joined in his local visit by Char Morett, field hockey coach, and Mark [...]

‘Star Trek Voyager’ Actor to Close This Year’s Wildcat Comic Con

May 7, 2013

Tim Russ, a member of the “Star Trek Voyager” cast whose television and film appearances are just part of a three-decade performing-arts career, will be the closing speaker for the second Wildcat Comic Con to be held Sept. 28 at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Russ portrayed Lt. Cmdr. Tuvok, the U.S.S. more»

Marriage of Two Events Leads to (Temporary) Honeymoon From Studying

May 6, 2013

For the second year in a row, the Off-Campus Housing Organization, Wildcat Events Board and Penn College’s Community Assistants combined two popular campus traditions – the former Vine Avenue block party and the WEBstock festival – to create one huge end-of-semester bash. Friday’s carnival-themed WEBstock Block Party attracted more than 560 students for corn dogs, [...]

Pancakes, Pooches Hold Key to ‘Finals Week’ Stress Management

May 3, 2013

Students mired in the anxiety of Finals Prep had two opportunities for respite this past week, one of them a long-running campus tradition and the other a more recent addition to the Penn College stress-relief menu. Now in its 16th year,  Midnight Breakfast was held Thursday night in the Capitol Eatery. Hosted by Student Activities [...]

Penn College Claims Fourth PSUAC Chancellor’s Cup

May 27, 2012

For the fourth year in a row, Penn College has won the Penn State University Athletic Conference Chancellor’s Cup. The college is the only school to ever hold it since its inception in 2009. The cup is awarded to a member institution with the most accumulated points for the year. Points are awarded based on finish of each conference team. more»

Penn College Graduates Listed for Spring 2012

May 25, 2012

The Spring 2012 list of Penn College graduates has been released by the Registrar's Office.

Spring 2012 Dean's List Announced

May 25, 2012

Penn College has announced its dean's list for the Spring 2012 semester.

North Campus to Offer ‘Computer Camp’ for Adults 55-Plus

May 23, 2012

Adults age 55 and over who want to learn more about using computers for fun and convenience may enroll in a noncredit course being offered in June at Penn College’s North Campus near Wellsboro. This easy beginners’ class, which is offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, introduces the computer for enjoyment purposes. The class will be held from 9 a.m. more»

Penn College Captures Fourth Straight PSUAC Chancellor’s Cup

May 23, 2012

Penn College was named the recipient of the 2011-12 Penn State University Athletic Conference Chancellor’s Cup. This is the fourth straight year the cup has been won by the college, the only PSUAC school to hold it since its inception in 2009. The cup is awarded to a member institution with the most accumulated points for the year.  Points are awarded based on finish of each conference team. more»

College Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic to Feature D.A. Weibring

May 22, 2012

D.A. Weibring

Five-time PGA Tour winner D.A. Weibring will be the visiting pro at the Penn College Foundation’s 26th Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 25, at the Williamsport Country Club. more»

Services Tuesday for Retired Faculty Member

May 21, 2012

Andrew Edward Spuler, who retired in 1989 as an assistant professor and librarian at the former Williamsport Area Community College, Penn College's immediate predecessor institution, died Friday, May 18. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Knight-Confer's, 1914 Memorial Ave., with the Rev. John L. Otto officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. more»

College Finishes 2011-12 With Three Conference Champs, Eight All-Americans

May 21, 2012

Three Penn State University Athletic Conference champions, along with two seconds, one third and one fourth, and eight All-Americans in archery and wrestling. Those are the standout numbers for Penn College during the 2011-12 seasons.

Penn College Former Archery Coach Honored

May 21, 2012

Chad Karstetter retired as the Penn College archery coach a year ago, but honors continue to come his way as he recently won the 2012 Graham-Ryder Award for significant and extemporary service to the U.S. Collegiate Archery Association. In 11 seasons under Karstetter, Penn College teams finished second in the nation twice and took one third and one fourth-place finish. more»

Archers Second in Nation; Six Wildcats All-Americans

May 21, 2012

For the third straight year, the Penn College archery team is No. 2 in the nation. During competition over the weekend (May 18-20) at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships in Harrisonburg, Va., the Wildcats of first-year coach Brian Parker had two individual champions and four team champions. In addition, six Wildcats were named All-Americans and four took Best New Archer awards. more»

Ceremony Marks Opening of Energy Technology Education Center

May 18, 2012

Representatives from the industry, the community and the college gather for the dedication of the Energy Technology Education Center.

The Energy Technology Education Center, a joint venture among Penn College, the Lycoming County Department of Public S more»

Peggy Madigan Memorial Leadership Scholarships Awarded

May 18, 2012

Sara Swartz

Joshua Belzer

High school students representing two are more»

Peggy Madigan Memorial Leadership Scholarships Awarded

May 18, 2012

Sara Swartz

Joshua Belzer

High school students representing two area more»

Student-Athletes Earn Conference ‘All-Academic’ Honors

May 16, 2012

Penn College, in conjunction with the Penn State University Athletic Conference, has announced the recipients of the Winter/Spring 2012 All-Academic Team award. The award is given to student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or better in the semester of competition. This year, 34 student-athletes made the grade, five more than last year’s class. more»

Memorial Scholarship Established for Students in Health Sciences

May 14, 2012

A member of the Penn College Foundation Board of Directors and his wife have established a scholarship fund in memory of his late sister. George E. “Herman” Logue Jr. and his wife, Molly, recently presented the college with a gift to establish the Jane E. Logue Choate Memorial Health Science Scholarship as an endowed scholarship fund. more»

Penn College Archers Look to Nationals

May 13, 2012

The progression his young team has made throughout the season has pleased first-year Penn College archery coach Brian Parker. Now, it’s time to see what they can do at the national level. Friday, Saturday and Sunday (May 18-20), the Wildcats will compete at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships in Harrisonburg, Va. more»

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