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»

Awards Bestowed Upon Penn College’s May Graduates

May 12, 2012

Penn College has presented student achievement awards to its May 2012 graduates.

Teaching Awards Presented to Two Penn College Faculty Members

May 12, 2012

Two members of the full-time faculty at Penn College were honored with teaching awards during commencement ceremonies held May 11-12 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. As part of the Distinguished Teaching Awards program, President Davie Jane Gilmour presented 2012 Excellence in Teaching Awards to Daniel K. more»

Three Alumni Receive Awards at Commencement Ceremonies

May 12, 2012

Penn College bestowed honors upon three alumni of the college and its predecessor institutions during Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies held May 11-12 at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. William R. Gamber, of Lancaster, was presented with a Distinguished Alumni Award on May 11. Matthew L. Gross, of Boulder, Colo., received an Alumni Achievement Award during the same ceremony. more»

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»

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