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1963’s Pilot Computing Classes Mark Epoch

Members of the second graduating class of data-processing students practice on the college’s first computer, an IBM 1620 (mainly hidden in the background), in the college’s first computer lab, in Unit 6, in 1967.
Members of the second graduating class of data-processing students practice on the college’s first computer, an IBM 1620 (mainly hidden in the background), in the college’s first computer lab, in Unit 6, in 1967.

From the Winter 2013 One College Avenue magazine: Fifty years ago, with the challenge laid before him by Williamsport Technical Institute Director Kenneth E. Carl, former faculty member George E. Wolfe developed the college’s first computer courses.

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