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Admissions, Financial Aid Offices Reorganize at Penn College


Impending retirements have allowed for enhancement of the organizational structures within the Financial Aid and Admissions offices at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Dennis L. Correll becomes associate dean for financial aid and admissions, assuming all responsibilities of the director of financial aid position while continuing to provide leadership to the Admissions Office on processes and systems.

Joseph J. Balduino becomes director of admissions, assuming responsibility for all aspects of the Admissions Office. A search is being conducted for a replacement for Balduino’s previous position, which has been reclassified from director of recruitment to assistant director of admissions.

Dennis L. Correll
Dennis L. Correll
Joseph J. Balduino
Joseph J. Balduino

Although no office locations will change until May, the new organizational model was implemented recently to allow those affected to begin learning their new duties and responsibilities under the mentorship of current staff.

“Upcoming retirements in the Financial Aid Office have presented an opportunity to examine existing organizational models in the Financial Aid and Admissions offices,” said Carolyn R. Strickland, vice president for enrollment management and associate provost. “As we continually consider how to best utilize the expertise of our staff in ways that best support the mission of the college, we must take advantage of opportunities to implement new ideas to position us well for the future. We look forward to working with Dennis and Joe in these new leadership positions.”

Correll has been employed at Penn College since 1986, serving as supervisor of budget and investments, manager of cash management and investments, associate dean of institutional advancement/executive director of the Penn College Foundation, director of financial aid, and associate dean for admissions and financial aid. Before coming to Penn College, he was an accountant/auditor in Montoursville.

Correll holds a Master of Business Administration from Bloomsburg University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mansfield University. He is a graduate of Leadership Lycoming and the College Business Management Institute at the University of Kentucky.

His community activities include a variety of roles with United Way of America; Lycoming United Way; the Susquehanna Boy Scout Council; Montoursville Cub Scout Pack 21; Montoursville Boy Scout Troop 21; and Community Baptist Church, Montoursville.

Balduino has been employed as director of recruitment at Penn College since 2011. Previously, he was assistant director of admissions, admissions counselor to the state of New Jersey and head women’s soccer coach at Lycoming College.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Lycoming College and is pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership from Northeastern University.

For more about Penn College, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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