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Fourteen Student Leaders Honored With 'Penn College Awards'

May 11, 2012

Student involvement honored

Fourteen student leaders were honored Thursday during the 16th annual Penn College Awards banquet at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant, an occasion to recognize graduating students for noteworthy involvement both on and off campus.

Eleven Penn College Students Advance to SkillsUSA Nationals

May 10, 2012

Twelve to compete at state SkillsUSA conference

On the basis of stellar performances in recent state competition, 11 Penn College students are bound for the National SkillsUSA Conference from June 23-28 in Kansas City, Mo. more»

Year-End College Tradition Honors Employee Award Recipients

May 10, 2012

Employees recognized

Penn College on Thursday presented Distinguished Staff and Part-Time Teaching awards, celebrated faculty members for their excellence in advising students, inducted new members of its Quarter Century Club and honored employees r more»

'Week of Real Contrast' Heralds Year of Reaffirmation

May 10, 2012

In an end-of-semester address that celebrated exemplary co-workers and acknowledged with sadness the budget-related loss of others, Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour spurred a collegewide recommitment to its student-focused mission in the coming academic year.

Gallery at Penn College to Feature Artwork by Cathy Breslaw

May 10, 2012

'Lightness of Being #1'

The Gallery at Penn College, on the third floor of Madigan Library, will host "Illuminations," an exhibit of works by Cathy Breslaw, from May 18 to June 28. more»

Hospitality Students Help Prepare Food at Kentucky Derby

May 7, 2012

Twenty-one Penn College students were hired by Levy Restaurants to help prepare meals for guests attending the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. more»

Faculty Member Provides Space Sessions for Area Schoolchildren

May 7, 2012

'Out of This World'

A recent exhibit at The Gallery at Penn College, coupled with the expertise of a physics professor, provided a fun, educational field trip for hundreds of area elementary and middle school students. more»

Penn College Opens Play Monday in National Baseball Tourney

May 4, 2012

“We leave Saturday on a 13-hour bus trip. We’ll head over to see where Abe Lincoln grew up and then we’ll see if we can’t win a few ballgames,” Wildcat baseball coach Chris Howard said as his team prepared for next week’s United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series. more»

Volvo’s Corporate Presence Solidifies Support for College Students

May 4, 2012

A closer look

About 65 students in Penn College’s heavy construction equipment and diesel technology majors were treated to a recent demonstration of Volvo pipe-laying equipment at the Wayne Township Landfill in McElhattan. more»

High School Teams Share $1,000 to Fund 'Leadership' Projects

May 3, 2012

A winning proposal

Student teams from three area secondary schools will share $1,000 to fund civic projects they proposed during Penn College's second annual Youth Leadership Program. more»

Students Test Design Skills Through Hands-On Project

May 2, 2012

PVC 'pedal power'

Students in the computer aided design majors at Penn College concluded a year’s worth of design work – and gained some appreciative comments from students outside the class – when they tested their projects on a campus parking lot. more»

Spring Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 11-12

May 1, 2012

Penn College will hold three commencement ceremonies at the Community Arts Center in Williamsport on May 11-12 for the 962 students who have petitioned to graduate following the Spring 2012 semester. At 3 p.m. Friday, May 11, a ceremony will be offered for students from the schools of Industrial and Engineering Technologies, Integrated Studies, and Natural Resources Management. At 10 a.m. more»

Despite Early Conference Elimination, Wildcat Baseball Team Moving On

April 29, 2012

Two and out is not what Penn College baseball coach Chris Howard envisioned for his team in the Penn State University Athletic Conference playoffs. “It was a pretty disappointing tournament, actually,” he said. “We pitched well enough to win. We played defense well enough to win. more»

Despite Early Conference Elimination, Wildcat Baseball Team Moving On

April 29, 2012

Two and out is not what Penn College baseball coach Chris Howard envisioned for his team in the Penn State University Athletic Conference playoffs. “It was a pretty disappointing tournament, actually,” he said. “We pitched well enough to win. We played defense well enough to win. more»

Penn College Welcomes New Employee

April 29, 2012

PCToday continues its regular feature – welcoming new full-time and regular part-time Penn College employees, as reported by the Human Resources Office.

Auto-Industry Retiree Sees Healthy Job Outlook

April 27, 2012

Students encouraged by industry insider

Drawing upon decades of experience in the automobile industry and an ongoing "Cars are fun!" enthusiasm for classic vehicles, a former General Motors executive told Penn College students Friday that they are entering a more»

College Board of Directors Authorizes Refinancing

April 27, 2012

Thursday's board meeting summarized

Penn College’s Board of Directors on Thursday reaffirmed authorization to refinance a 2002 bond series, endorsed the college’s Enrollment Management Plan, authorized continued operations at adjusted budget levels for 2011- more»

Children’s Learning Center Named for Board Chairman, Wife

April 26, 2012

From left, Maureen Dunham, Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour and Board of Directors Chairman Robert E. Dunham

The Children’s Learning Center at Penn College has been named for retiring college Board of Directors Chairman Robert E. more»

Emeritus Status Approved for Longtime Business Professor

April 26, 2012

Phillip D. Landers

Penn College’s Board of Directors has approved “professor emeritus” status for Phillip D. Landers, retired professor of business administration/management. more»

PCToday has moved!

April 26, 2012

PCToday has moved. Visit http://pctoday.pct.edu/ to read the latest news about Penn College.

Penn College Baseball Team Seeks Return to Top

April 25, 2012

Penn College baseball coach Chris Howard knows his team has its work cut out when it opens Penn State University Athletic Conference championship playoff action Thursday. The second-seeded Wildcats (23-10 overall and 14-4 in the conference) face third-seeded Penn State Greater Allegheny (27-13, 14-4) at 1:30 p.m. at Pullman Park in Butler. “Every year, the conference gets tougher. more»

Ceremonies Honor Graduating Student-Athletes, Champion Wrestlers

April 23, 2012

Roar, Wildcats, roar!

The Penn College Athletics Department honored the graduating members of the baseball team Saturday, as well as the 2011-12 Penn State University Athletic Conference Championship Wrestling Squad. more»

Archery, Baseball Teams Stand Out

April 23, 2012

Archers stand out

Archery and baseball were in the spotlight for Penn College athletics over the past week. more»

‘Design: 2012’ Exhibit to Show Seniors’ Graphic Design Work

April 20, 2012

Student work showcased

Twenty senior students in the graphic design major at Penn College will display the best of their collegiate portfolio, as judged by graphic design faculty, during the “Design: 2012” exhibit on the third floor of the Madigan Lib more»

North Campus to Offer Information Sessions for Health Programs

April 16, 2012

Penn College’s North Campus, just east of Wellsboro, will host information sessions for those interested in pursuing nursing or medical assisting as a career. The sessions include information about the application process, tuition and financial aid. Visitors will be able to view the nursing lab and classrooms and have questions answered about the noncredit health-services programs being offered. more»

Perfect Game Helps Penn College Baseball Team to 2-2 Week

April 15, 2012

Penn College’s baseball team split in its four games last week, but one of its wins was over previously unbeaten Penn State Greater Allegheny and came on a perfect game. In softball, Penn College was 2-4.

Student Design Protects Machining Equipment at Penn College

April 13, 2012

Student design protects college equipment

Penn College students from two academic areas were collaborators in providing covers to protect working surfaces on milling machines in the college’s Machining Technologies Center. more»

Faculty Member Presents Sessions for Teachers, Anthropologists

April 13, 2012

Rob Cooley

A faculty member in the School of Integrated Studies at Penn College was a presenter at two recent conferences. more»

Student Awarded Prestigious Scholarship From Trade Association

April 10, 2012

A Penn College student has been awarded one of only six $5,000 national scholarships from the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals association. Zachary R. more»

Penn College Student Receives Trophy at Atlantic Bakery Expo

April 10, 2012

Kelly E. Rockwell

A Penn College student finished second in the Cake Decorating Extravaganza, a competition held as part of the Atlantic Bakery Expo at the Atlantic City Convention Center. Kelly E. more»

New Penn College Video Highlights Physician Assistant Major

April 10, 2012

PA grad featured in latest YouTube video

The growing field of physician assistant is examined in the latest video added to Penn College’s YouTube Channel. The four-minute video highlights the bachelor-degree major through the eyes of Matthew D. more»

Penn College Teams Go 3-4 During Week

April 8, 2012

During a week in which the sports schedule was shortened due to the Easter break, the Penn College baseball team went 2-1 and the softball team 1-3.

Penn College Welcomes New Employee

April 6, 2012

PCToday continues its regular feature – welcoming new full-time and regular part-time Penn College employees, as reported by the Human Resources Office.

Collectors Foundation Grants Startup Funds to Restoration Major

April 5, 2012

Restoration major gets boost from Collectors Foundation

Born in the high-profile restoration of an automotive legend – and abuzz ever since with student excitement at working on other vintage vehicles – Penn College's newest two-year major recently attracted a more»

Student-Produced Equipment to Be Used in New Major

April 5, 2012

Students produce equipment for new major

Students in a Fixture Design and Fabrication course at Penn College gained hands-on experience by producing an oversized “bead roller” that will, in turn, help provide hands-on experience in a new more»

Penn College Horticulture Student Awarded $1,000 Scholarship

April 4, 2012

Horticulture student awarded scholarship

A student in Penn College's School of Natural Resources Management was awarded a $1,000 scholarship during the recent Professional Landscape Network’s more»

College, Mount Nittany Medical Center Extend Agreement

April 4, 2012

Penn College and Mount Nittany Medical Center recently entered a three-year clinical affiliation agreement. The agreement provides for use of the hospital’s radiology department for clinical instruction for students enrolled in the college’s associate-degree radiography major. more»

'Healthy Wildcats' Attend BACCHUS Conference

April 3, 2012

'Healthy Wildcats' hit the road

Members of the Penn College Healthy Wildcats – adviser Kristi L. Hammaker, health and fitness specialist; Stephanie M. more»

Men's Club Lacrosse Teams Beats Two Nationally Ranked Opponents

April 2, 2012

This past week was the biggest in history for the Penn College men's club lacrosse squad, which faced four nationally ranked teams in as many days – and defeated two of them. more»

Men's Club Lacrosse Team Beats Two Nationally Ranked Opponents

April 2, 2012

This past week was the biggest in history for the Penn College men's club lacrosse squad, which faced four nationally ranked teams in as many days – and defeated two of them. more»

Faculty Member Joins Panel on Teaching About Marcellus Shale

April 2, 2012

Debra A. Buckman

Debra A. Buckman, assistant professor of chemistry and environmental science at Penn College, participated on a panel discussion on the role of educators in teaching about Marcellus Shale. more»

Penn College’s Health Information Management Major Accredited

April 2, 2012

Penn College’s health information management degree, which advances students into one of today’s fastest-growing career fields, has received national accreditation. more»

Baseball Team Off to Great Conference Start; Archers Claim Titles

April 1, 2012

After its first week of Penn State University Athletic Conference play, the Penn College baseball team is off to a great start while the college’s softball team still is looking for its first win. And at an invitational shoot in Virginia, four Wildcat archers claimed first-place finishes.

Students Among Top 10 Finishers in ‘Career Days’ Competition

March 30, 2012

Twelve students from Penn College’s School of Natural Resources Management – joined by an alumnus and a faculty member – attended the recent Professional Landscape Network’s Student Career Days competition in Manhattan, Kan. more»

'Student of the Month' Honors Accorded Jeremy L. Thorne

March 29, 2012

Jeremy L. Thorne

Jeremy L. Thorne, a landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major from Sugarloaf, has been chosen as Penn College's final "Student of the Month" for the Spring 2012 semester. more»

Volunteers Provide Free Dental Services to 87 Children

March 29, 2012

Sealant Saturday

Volunteers from the dental profession convened in the Dental Hygiene Lab at Penn College on March 17 for the 10th Sealant Saturday community dental health event, for which they provided about $15,000 in free dental services to children more»

Residence Life Salutes Top Students, Programs for March

March 28, 2012

Penn College's Residence Life Office announces its March honorees among students and programs in campus housing.

FedEx Express Donates Boeing 727-200F to College

March 28, 2012

FedEx Express donates Boeing 727

A Boeing 727-200F aircraft from FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., made its final descent Wednesday onto the runway at the Williamsport Regional Airport. more»

Scholarship at Penn College Memorializes Blair County Surveyor

March 27, 2012

A new scholarship fund will memorialize a Blair County surveyor who helped develop curriculum for students at Penn College. The Ellis James Edwards/New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. more»

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