Last updated April 25, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Art, Web Design & Interactive Media, Gallery, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications, Students | Leave a comment
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Student Interview to Be Broadcast on Public Radio
Fiona Powell’s interview with graphic design student Eliza R. Whyman, of Williamsport, whose work is included in the soon-to-open “Design: 2017” exhibit in The Gallery at Penn College, is scheduled to air at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday on WVIA-FM (89.7).
Read the Spring 2017 Penn College Magazine
The Spring 2017 edition of Penn College Magazine features stories of service from Ecuador, where a 2009 grad is helping coastal communities to recover from a massive earthquake; Guatemala, where nursing students learned and worked in a medical clinic; Florida, where an exercise science alumna is helping clients find health; Europe, where a 1941 drafting graduate served his country and his crewmates; and our own campus, where students and employees work to support Dining Services’ free food pantry and a variety of other community needs. Look for the magazine in building lobbies, or read and share these stories now at magazine.pct.edu.
Last updated April 5, 2017 | Posted in Alumni, Announcements, Dining Services, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, Nursing, Penn College Magazine | Leave a comment
Tuesday’s Suicide-Prevention Presentation Postponed
Due to a flight cancellation, Kevin Hines’ planned Tuesday night appearance at Penn College was postponed. Organizers are working to reschedule the suicide-prevention speaker’s presentation; watch PCToday and social media for updated information. The disrupted travel plans also affected “The Art of Wellness,” a faculty/staff professional development session that had been scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in the Bush Campus Center.
Last updated March 28, 2017 | Posted in Announcements | Leave a comment
Camp ESCAPE Registration Begins March 6
Members of the Penn College community are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible (starting Monday, March 6) for Camp ESCAPE (Enjoy Summer Camp at Penn College, Everyone), which offers seven weeks of fun for boys and girls aged 6-14. Campers don’t need to be sports enthusiasts, as the schedule includes a variety of weekly field trips, cooking projects, games, and activities such as kickball and dodgeball. Enrollment is limited to 30 children per day; the cost is $100 per week, regardless of drop-off/pickup times. Camp hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pickup ends at 5 p.m. The schedule: Week 1 (June 5-8), trip to Knoebels Grove on June 7; Week 2 (June 12-15), trip to Delgrosso’s Amusement Park on June 14; Week 3 (June 19-22), trip to Lake Tobias on June 21; Week 4 (June 26-29) trip to Tilt Studio on June 28; Week 5 (July 10-13) trip to Lewisburg Park and Pool on July 12; Week 6 (July 17-20), trip to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders baseball game on July 19; Week 7 (July 24-27), trip to Sunbury Pool on July 26.
Last updated February 22, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Events, Faculty & Staff | Leave a comment
Low-Cost Dental Care Available in Penn College Dental Hygiene Clinic
The dental hygiene clinic at Pennsylvania College of Technology provides preventive dental care at a nominal cost not only to Penn College students and employees, but also to patrons from surrounding communities.
Last updated February 2, 2017 | Posted in Announcements, Dental Hygiene, General Information, Health Sciences, Students | Leave a comment
There’s Still Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine!
Penn College Health Services will provide flu shots for faculty, staff, students, dependents (age 9 years and older) and spouses in Room 150 of the Bush Campus Center. Vaccinations will be available from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. The cost of the flu vaccine is $15. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash, check (made payable to Penn College), Health Savings Accounts or credit card. The second line of defense? Healthy habits like hand-washing, sneezing into the bend of your elbow, getting enough sleep and eating right can help your body defend itself against influenza. College Health Services encourages the campus community to stay healthy and prevent the spread of this preventable disease.
Last updated December 13, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Faculty & Staff, Students | Leave a comment
Penn State President Emeritus Dies
Bryce Jordan, whose seven-year tenure as president of Penn State saw the July 1989 birth of Pennsylvania College of Technology as a special mission affiliate of the university, died Tuesday in Austin, Texas, at the age of 91. Jordan served as president from 1983-90, overseeing a number of milestones – including the creation of Penn College – that are noted in a Penn State News tribute.
Last updated April 14, 2016 | Posted in Announcements |
College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic Open to Students, Public
The dental hygiene clinic, a learning laboratory for students enrolled in Penn College’s dental hygiene majors, is open to students and the general public. Services include cleanings, examinations, X-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants. Examination results and X-rays can be sent to the patient’s regular dentist. The dental hygiene clinic is in Room W222 of the Breuder Advanced Technology and Health Sciences Center. Appointments can be made by calling ext. 4500.
Last updated February 1, 2016 | Posted in Announcements, Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences |
Read the 2014-15 Annual Report Edition of One College Avenue
The Winter 2015/Annual Report issue of One College Avenue, Penn College’s official magazine, is on its way to mailboxes. You can also read it online or pick up a copy in building lobbies across campus. In this issue: The president looks forward with confidence to 2020; industrial and human factors design students complete a product redesign for an industry giant; a part-time physician assistant faculty member recalls his volunteer time in an Ebola clinic. Plus many highlights from 2014-15. Visit to share stories and leave your comments.
Last updated December 3, 2015 | Posted in Announcements, Health Sciences, Industrial Design, One College Avenue, Physician Assistant, President, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications |
Summer Hours in Effect Through Aug. 7
Taking advantage of decreased traffic with the onset of summer hours, a family of Canada geese safely strolls across the parking lot near the Schneebeli Earth Science Center entrance on Monday. Through Aug. 7, college offices will be open to the public from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday (with limited staffing from 1-4:30 p.m. Friday for the Admissions, Bursar and Financial Aid offices).
Photo by Pamela A. Mix, secretary to the ESC executive director and assistant dean of transportation and natural resources technologies
Last updated May 18, 2015 | Posted in Announcements |
Why Choose Penn College? Students Know the Answer!
The latest addition to the Penn College YouTube Channel features three engaging students in a two-minute celebration of rigorous academics and high-energy campus life. Join Jessica N. Felton, a culinary arts and systems student from State College; Garrett D. Corneliussen, of Hickory, North Carolina, enrolled in welding and fabrication engineering technology; and aviation maintenance technology major Bryan M. Behm, of Fleetwood, as they share why they chose the college for their “degrees that work.” Then help spread the word through social media!
Last updated March 17, 2015 | Posted in Admissions, Alumni, Announcements, Faculty & Staff, General Information, Institutional Advancement, President, Students |
President Issues Message About Campus Safety
Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour has responded to a recent online article about campus crime, meeting the “disturbing” and “terribly misleading” headline with accurate statistics, an administrative commitment to student and employee safety, and confidence in the Penn College Police department’s proactive enforcement efforts.
Last updated February 17, 2015 | Posted in Admissions, Alumni, Announcements, Faculty & Staff, President, Students |
Campus ‘Coaches Caravan’ Visit Quickly Sells Out
All 250 available seats have been sold for the Penn State Coaches Caravan event at Penn College on Tuesday, May 20. The luncheon, set for the Field House on the college’s main campus, is one of 17 visits by Nittany Lion head football coach James Franklin and others. Scheduled to join Franklin on the tour’s Williamsport stop are coaches Guy Gadowsky, men’s hockey, and Mark Pavlik, men’s volleyball. The few remaining tickets were gone in a matter of days after registration was opened to the public; those belonging to the Nittany Lion Club and the Penn State Alumni Association enjoyed advance registration as a benefit of membership.
Last updated April 3, 2014 | Posted in Announcements, Events, Sports |
Read President’s Message on Legacy in Latest One College Avenue
The Annual Report edition of One College Avenue, the college’s official magazine, is on its way to students, alumni employees and friends. In it, President Davie Jane Gilmour discusses how, 100 years later, Penn College continues to embody its founders’ legacy: the transformation of lives.
Last updated December 15, 2013 | Posted in Announcements, General Information, One College Avenue, President |
Read the Fall 2013 One College Avenue
The Fall 2013 issue of One College Avenue, Penn College’s official magazine, is available across campus and at www.pct.edu/oca. Among the features in this issue: how a Hazleton native and Williamsport Area Community College alumnus became BMW’s chief engineering official in North America, a culinary arts alumna’s commitment to local foods, the impact one student can have in his many community circles, and a Border collie’s service out of the herding fields and into the classroom. If you’re not receiving One College Avenue in the mail and would like to, or if you want to receive email notification only, update your subscription.
Last updated September 2, 2013 | Posted in Announcements, General Information, One College Avenue |