Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website

1950s Spotlight – Holiday Decorations Through the Years


Williamsport Technical Institute holiday decorations
Williamsport Technical Institute holiday decorations
The Penn College entrance dons its holiday best.
The Penn College entrance dons its holiday best.

Just as attention to quality education has remained an institutional hallmark for nearly a century, decorating the campus for the ho-ho-holidays has enjoyed its own continuity throughout history. In the archival photograph at far left, an illuminated Santa – his sack bursting with gifts for the Williamsport Technical Institute family – delivers “Season’s greetings” from a 1950s campus rooftop. In the adjacent photo, the main entrance to Penn College takes on the warm glow of bright lights and festive greenery.

Learn more about the college’s history →

Related Stories

Alumni
Calculator loan program benefits veteran, active-duty students
Read more
Ana Coste pins gold bars onto the uniform of her son, Andrew Placencia, of Reading, during his commissioning as an Army second lieutenant in a Dec. 12 ceremony at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Alumni
Graduating automotive major commissioned as Army officer
Read more
The General Services crew undertakes a weighty task. Centennial
100-Year Memories Safely Cocooned … Until College Sesquicentennial
Read more