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Gallery Crowd Welcomes Artist; Exhibit Runs Through Dec. 14

November 20, 2014

A reception and artist’s talk were held Thursday at The Gallery at Penn College, which is hosting an exhibit of fascinating and colorful oil paintings by Jennifer R.A. Campbell through Dec. 14. “Lotus Eaters” can be viewed on the third floor of Madigan Library during regular gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. more»

THON Supporters Send Healthy Wishes Skyward

November 20, 2014

Nearly 100 sky lanterns drifted over campus Wednesday night in a fundraiser for children battling pediatric cancer, as members of Penn College Benefiting THON draw nearer to February’s culminating 46-hour dance marathon at Penn State. more»

Popular Poinsettia Sale Nears at ESC Greenhouse

November 19, 2014

The annual Poinsettia Sale at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center greenhouse starts Wednesday, Dec. 3, and runs until all plants are sold. The hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, and all sales are on a first- come, first-served basis. more»

Handcrafted Goods Available at Student-Arranged Sale

November 19, 2014

The annual fair-trade sale organized by human services students in the Community and Organizational Change course is being held through Friday in the lobby of Penn College’s Bush Campus Center. more»

Aided by Penn College Presence, It’s Full Steam Ahead for ‘Expo’

November 19, 2014

This weekend’s Will Huffman Toy Train Expo, a holiday homage to a “less-complicated world of wonder and nostalgia,” will once again include volunteers from the Penn College family. When the 24th annual event opens its doors at Park Place, 800 W. more»

Exposé of Food Industry to Be Shown Monday in Penn’s Inn

November 19, 2014

A free screening of “Fed Up,” which focuses on the causes of obesity in the U.S. and argues that the large quantity of sugar in processed foods is an overlooked root of the problem, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in Penn’s Inn (Bush Campus Center, second floor). Presented by the Student Activities Office […]

Colloquium Highlights Consideration of Context Over Memorization of Dates

November 19, 2014

Defining history as a “conversation between the past and the present … and almost always about the future,” faculty member Craig A. Miller delivered the concluding lecture in Penn College’s Centennial Colloquia Series on Tuesday night. more»

Gold Medalist Shares Ice-Carving Mastery With Students

November 20, 2014

Chef Robert Lo Furno, a medal-winning ice carver, food service director for Aramark at the University of Delaware, and father of baking and pastry arts student Nicole C. more»

Kyle T. Smithmyer Newest ‘Penn College Star’

November 18, 2014

Kyle T. Smithmyer, a surveying technology major from Huntingdon, was crowned the latest “Penn College Star” at the recent conclusion of a three-round talent competition. The singer/guitarist, among four students vying at the second annual event’s Nov. more»

Centennial Reception, Concert Say ‘Thanks’ to Scholarship Donors

November 17, 2014

In appreciation of their contributions to the Penn College Scholarship Campaign, donors were treated to a casual Saturday evening of tasty and tuneful entertainment. more»