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Lancaster/York ‘Tinkerbells’ Win First-Ever ‘Wildcat Wars’

August 25, 2014

The Tinkerbells, representing Lancaster and York halls, topped two of the day’s four events (kickball and dodgeball) to amass 40 points and win Penn College’s inaugural “Wildcat Wars” competition Saturday. The team managed to hold off the “V Squad Mafia,” from The Village at Penn College, which placed second in three events to finish close behind with 37 points. Rounding […]

Attendance at National Aviation Event to Be Discussed by Faculty, Alumnus

August 25, 2014

The campus community is invited to a President’s Forum presentation at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by William F. Stepp III, associate professor of aviation, who will highlight his Heli-Expo experience in Anaheim, Calif., and share information on the industry. Andrew L. more»

College Among Sponsors at Unveiling of LLB’s ‘Diamond’ Anniversary Gift

August 22, 2014

In celebration of Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary and coinciding with championship weekend of this year’s Little League World Series just across the river, downtown Williamsport was the site of a very special dedication Friday afternoon. more»

Counseling Services’ ‘Pet’ Project Relieves Student Jitters

August 22, 2014

This week’s fifth annual “Hot Dog, You’re Here!” event (that’s 35 years by canine count), again gave Penn College students the opportunity to connect with faculty/staff dog owners who offered welcoming smiles, listening ears and therapeutic access to their very special friends. more»

Renowned Chef to Present Lecture at Penn College

August 21, 2014

Food Network host and James Beard Award nominee Chef Ben Vaughn will offer a free public lecture Sept. 4 at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Vaughn’s talk, part of the college’s William C. more»

Couture, Cosplay to Blend at Sept. 27 Wildcat Comic Con

August 20, 2014

A contestant on Lifetime TV’s “Project Runway” fashion-design series will be a presenter at this year’s Wildcat Comic Con at Pennsylvania College of Technology, as well as a judge for the event’s popular cosplay competition. more»

Gallery Reception Held as LLB-Themed Art Exhibit Heads for Home

August 19, 2014

A “meet the artist” reception was held Monday for a colorful campus exhibit that celebrates popular culture and this year’s 75th anniversary of Little League Baseball. “Collective Pop,” featuring the work of Charles Fazzino and Lycoming County school students, continues in The Gallery at Penn College through Sunday. Hours for the gallery, on the third […]

Buoyant Reception Greets Students, Start of New Semester

August 17, 2014

Penn College’s “Welcome Weekend,” held Saturday and Sunday on main campus, gently and helpfully guided new and returning students toward the start of classes. Student leaders, faculty/staff and alumni – all wearing T-shirts identifying them as the go-to gang to satisfy any last-minute questions – offered a collectively friendly face to the Fall 2014 members […]

Welcome to Penn College!

August 15, 2014

Blue skies and blue shirts will greet new students and their families as they arrive at Penn College for Welcome Weekend on Saturday, helping demystify the wheres, whys and hows of transitioning into campus life. more»

Local Cry of ‘Play Ball’ Echoes ’round the World

August 14, 2014

Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour, chair of the Little League International Board of Directors during the organization’s milestone 75th year, participated in inaugural ceremonies for the 68th annual Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport on Thursday morning. more»