News: Penn College at Wellsboro

Penn College at Wellsboro Offers Computer Classes

Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro, located in Wellsboro Area Senior High School, will offer several computer classes this fall.

The classes are taught by qualified instructors at a comfortable pace for all levels of adult learners. They are held in a relaxed computer classroom environment, allowing students to learn, experiment and ask questions. Classes are “hands-on” with one student per computer station.

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Administrative Medical Assistant Program to Be Offered in Wellsboro

Are you interested in a career in the rapidly growing field of health care? Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro will offer an administrative medical assistant program starting in September.

This adult-learning program will focus on training students in medical office practices, including medical terminology, computer applications, reception and scheduling, billing and coding, medical law and ethics, medical records, office management, and medical insurance.

The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building. Students will complete an externship with medical offices to prepare for employment in physicians’ offices, clinics, billing companies or other ambulatory care facilities.

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Penn College at Wellsboro Instructor Honored by State Association

Debbie A. Day

Debbie A. Day, an instructional specialist for Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology, received the Educator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Association of Practical Nursing Administrators at its spring meeting in Lewisburg.

The award recognizes an outstanding practical nursing educator within the PAPNA community and the educator’s commitment to excellence and innovation.

A former student in the North Campus Outreach Practical Nursing Program nominated Day for her educational approaches that support and inspire practical nursing students in the delivery of patient care.

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Penn College at Wellsboro Offers Practical Nursing Program

Is a rewarding career in nursing in your future? Licensed practical nursing is a high-priority occupation in the Northern Tier region, and according to the Pennsylvania Center for Health Careers, a shortage of more than 10,000 LPNs is predicted statewide for 2015.

The yearlong practical nursing program offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education for Penn College at Wellsboro prepares graduates for career opportunities in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations. The full-time certificate program is fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

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Penn College at Wellsboro Offers Computer Camp for Adults 55-Plus

Adults 55 and older who want to learn more about using computers for fun and convenience may enroll in a noncredit course at Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro, located at Wellsboro Area High School.

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Information Session for Practical Nursing Set for May 28 in Wellsboro

Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro will host a practical nursing program information session for those interested in a nursing career.

The information session will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the old music room at the Wellsboro Area School District administration building. Natalie O. DeLeonardis, program coordinator, will discuss admission requirements, the application process, tuition and financial aid, as well as licensure and job opportunities for graduates. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

The next practical nursing class is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. The campus will begin pre-admission testing and accepting applications in July. All applicants must complete pre-entrance requirements by Oct. 1 to be considered for admission to the January 2015 class.

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Penn College at Wellsboro to Offer Excel Classes This Spring

Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology will offer several easy-to-learn Excel computer classes this spring through Penn College at Wellsboro, located in the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building.

The noncredit classes are taught by qualified instructors at a comfortable pace for all levels of adult learners. They are held in a relaxed computer classroom environment, allowing students to learn, experiment and ask questions. Classes are hands-on, with one student per computer.

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Practical Nursing Graduation Held at Penn College North Campus

Fifteen students graduated recently from the Pennsylvania College of Technology North Campus Outreach Practical Nursing Program.

A ceremony was held at the Wellsboro Area School District Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 19.

The students selected two of their classmates as speakers for the ceremony: Jerry E. Cochenour, of Wellsboro, and Amanda E. Catherman, of Westfield.

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Penn College Offers Noncredit Workplace Classes in Wellsboro

Do you want to make a difference in your business or industry in the new year? Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus, located in the Wellsboro Area School District Administration Building, will offer a series of Wednesday workforce development classes for you and your employees beginning in January.

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North Campus Offers Basic Computer Camp for Adults 55-Plus

Adults age 55 and older who want to learn more about using computers for fun and convenience may enroll in a noncredit course at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus, located in Wellsboro Area Senior High School.

The easy beginners’ class, offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, introduces the computer for enjoyment purposes. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the school. The cost is $99.

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Penn College Offers Noncredit Computer Classes in Wellsboro

Several easy-to-learn computer courses, offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus in the Wellsboro Area Senior High School and Administration Building, will allow participants to sharpen their computer skills while learning something new.

The classes are taught by qualified instructors at a comfortable pace for all levels of adult learners. They are held in a relaxed computer classroom environment, allowing participants to learn, experiment and ask questions. Classes are hands-on with one person per computer.

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Pre-Admission Testing Scheduled for North Campus Program

Is a rewarding career in nursing in your future? The practical nursing program at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus is scheduling pre-admission testing for the class beginning in January.

Pre-admission testing must be completed before the application process begins. All applications for the January class must be submitted by Oct. 1.

The yearlong, full-time program is offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College and prepares graduates for career opportunities in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal-care facilities and human-service organizations. Continue reading →

North Campus Medical Assistant Program Honors Graduates

Graduates of the North Campus medical assistant program are, front row, from left: Marissa Black, Maureen Bailey, Melinda Kibbe, Jenna Martin, Kathleen Hemenway and Tasha Bradshaw. Back row, from left: Trina Wilson, Kasey Williams, Kimberly Kennedy and Jennifer Wattles.

Graduation ceremonies were held May 30 at the Warehouse Theater in Wellsboro for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus Medical Assistant program.

Ten individuals completed the nine-month training program and are prepared for employment in medical offices, labs, clinics and other health-care facilities.

The student speaker for the event was Kathleen Hemenway, also the recipient of the North Campus Achievement Award for academic excellence.

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Penn College Offers Medical Assistant Program at Two Locations

Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering two medical assistant programs beginning in mid-September – at the Main Campus in Williamsport and at the North Campus in Wellsboro.

Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations as the health-services industry expands. Due to technological advances in medicine and a growing and aging population, medical assistant is one of the fastest-growing occupations.

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North Campus Practical Nursing Information Sessions Set for June 11

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus, located at Wellsboro Area High School and the district administration building, will host information sessions in June for those interested in a nursing career.

The sessions include information about the application process, tuition and financial aid for the North Campus practical nursing program. Visitors may have their questions answered about the program, licensure and job opportunities for graduates.

The next practical nursing program at the North Campus is scheduled to begin Jan. 2. Information sessions will be held at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, in the old music room at the school district’s administration building. Natalie O. DeLeonardis, coordinator of the North Campus practical nursing program, will be the presenter.

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