Campus Community Invited to Join SMAC in Suicide-Prevention Walk

September 9, 2013

The fifth annual Greater Lycoming Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide prevention will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, in Montoursville’s Indian Park. The walk will be a 5K (3.1 miles) and the proceeds raised by walkers will go toward American Foundation for Suicide Prevention research and education programs. Students Making a [...]

‘Penn College Star’ Competition to Unearth Campus Talent

September 9, 2013

Student acts are invited to take part in “Penn College Star,” billed as the biggest talent show to ever hit campus, when it begins later this month. The competition – sponsored by Student Activities, the Residence Life Office and the Off-Campus Housing Organization – is a series of three shows, culminating in a Klump Academic [...]

Thousands of Motorcyclists to Pass Campus During Sept. 11 Tribute

September 3, 2013

The campus community is invited to show its Penn College Pride and support for the 12th annual 911 Memorial Coalition motorcycle ride as it travels eastward along West Third Street on Wednesday. more»

‘Boot Camp’ Tackles Topic With Candor, Common Sense

August 29, 2013

“Sex Ed Boot Camp,” an educational and entertaining program that has become a fixture with each new Penn College academic year, returned to campus Wednesday night. more»

‘Pack the Park’ Game Goes Long, but Crosscutters Come Up Short

August 28, 2013

Penn College students, employees and alumni were among the 1,919 fans in the stands for Tuesday’s 14th annual Penn College “Pack the Park Night” at historic Bowman Field. more»

Fall Tradition Remains Festive Despite Change in Locale

August 28, 2013

Moved indoors when clouds threatened, Tuesday’s eighth annual Fall Fiesta – sponsored by Student Activities and ordinarily held on the ATHS mall – introduced students to the countless ways they can get involved on campus and in their community. more»

‘Earn and Learn’ Opportunities Explored at Part-Time Job Fair

August 28, 2013

Penn College students flocked to the Bush Campus Center on Tuesday afternoon for the annual Part-Time Job Fair, getting an opportunity for face-to-face interaction with potential employers in a variety of businesses and specialties. more»

A ‘Frenzy’ of Food, Fun and Root Beer Pong

August 27, 2013

More than 150 students attended Monday night’s annual Field House Frenzy, enjoying free food, games and an exciting Root Beer Pong Tournament. Thirty-nine students showed off their skills, but Lee D. Bouton came out on top after a lengthy and exciting competition. more»

Comforting Canines Help New Students Settle In

August 22, 2013

Wherever we’re from or whatever we’re feeling, there’s nothing like a pooch to bring us closer to home or make an anxious day better. That’s the notion behind Counseling Services’ annual “Hot Dog, You’re Here!” initiative, held for the fourth year this week at Rose Street Commons. more»

Multicultural Mixer Moves Outdoors to Breezily Ease Transition Into College

August 21, 2013

Tuesday evening’s Multicultural Lawn Party, sponsored by the Student Activities Office and held on the Victorian House grounds (a change over past years’ indoor event), afforded students a stress-free opportunity to meet one another and get to know their new surroundings. more»

Welcome (or Welcome Back) to Penn College!

August 19, 2013

Penn College greeted new and returning students for the start of the Fall 2013 semester during Welcome Weekend, which provided a variety of opportunities for a transition into campus life after a busy summer: moving into on- and off-campus housing, participating in academic and social activities, and being introduced to student leaders, faculty and staff. [...]

Penn College Campus Again Serves as Gateway to World Series Welcome

August 14, 2013

Penn College helped open the Little League World Series for the fifth straight year Wednesday, serving a picnic dinner to the 16 teams in competition before accompanying them to the Grand Slam Parade that formed near the main campus’ northwestern boundary. Players, coaches, team “uncles,” umpires and other guests were also treated to an exhibit [...]

Collectible ‘Comic Con’ Program Free to First 500 Pre-Registrants

August 12, 2013

A program/coloring book with original artwork by presenters at this year’s Wildcat Comic Con will be among giveaways to the first 500 people to pre-register for the Sept. 28 event at Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Summer Shines on Penn College’s August Grads

August 10, 2013

Pennsylvania College of Technology held a commencement ceremony Saturday for nearly 250 students who petitioned to graduate following the Summer 2013 semester. The student speaker for the 11 a.m. proceedings in the Community Arts Center was Katherine P. Wylezik, of Bernville, who was awarded a bachelor’s degree in applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration [...]

Faculty/Staff Add to Saturday’s ‘Fun in the Sun’

August 10, 2013

Penn College faculty and staff were among exhibitors at the Williamsport Business Association’s aptly named “Fun in the Sun Day” on Saturday. Jessica L. more»

Penn College Q&A Acquaints PFEW Students With Campus Surroundings

August 7, 2013

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week students traversed campus Wednesday afternoon on a hunt for answers. The participants were tasked with answering questions at six locations, using smart phones or their own smarts. more»

Award-Winning Documentary to Be Shown Free at CAC

August 7, 2013

A free screening of “The House I Live In,” a look at America’s 40-year war on drugs, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Community Arts Center. more»

Wildcat Comic Con to Be Featured in Clear Channel Radio Interview

August 5, 2013

Madigan Library’s Joann L. Eichenlaub and Jean M. Bremigen will join Joe Figured from America’s Most Wanted Collectibles, a 735 Washington Blvd. shop that is among the sponsors of the 2013 Wildcat Comic Con, in taping a WRAK segment about the Sept. 28 event Tuesday morning. more»

PFEW Participants Begin Weeklong Adventure at Penn College

August 4, 2013

Kicking off the 2013 edition of Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week on campus, the sixth consecutive year that Penn College has hosted the assembly of energetic high school juniors and seniors, roughly 460 students and their parents arrived Sunday morning. more»

Student Intern Organizes Self-Defense Workshop at Brown Library

July 31, 2013

Women from the campus community are welcome to attend a free self-defense workshop, part of a Penn College student’s internship at the James V. Brown Library, to be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 15-16 in the library’s Lowry Theatre. The event was organized by Bethany M. Reppert, an applied human services major from Pottsville, whose [...]

Fraternity’s 5K Run/Walk Benefits Wounded Warrior Project

November 4, 2013

In the first of what is expected to become an annual event, a 5K run/walk sponsored by the Sigma Nu Fraternity at Penn College raised more than $300 for the Wounded Warrior Project. more»

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»

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