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Veteran Coaches Say ‘Goodbye’ to Penn College Athletics

With a combined tenure of 26 years, women’s volleyball head coach Bambi A. Hawkins and men’s cross-country head coach Michael J. Paulhamus have announced their retirement from their respective positions at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

“Both of these coaches have brought much success to Penn College,” said Director of Athletics Scott E. Kennell. “I cannot express the amount of gratitude I have for what they have done here and how much they will be missed. The type of dedication and excellence they have exhibited is something that will be hard to replace.”

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Katherine P. Wylezik Chosen as ‘Student of the Month’

Katherine P. Wylezik

Katherine P. Wylezik, enrolled in the applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration, has been chosen as the Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Wylezik, of Bernville, serves as a Community Assistant for off-campus housing and has been a Residence Life Office clerk for more than three years. She is also an Information Desk clerk for Susquehanna Health.

“Katie is an excellent representative of Penn College,” her nominators wrote. “She is a great student who is focused on her goals and proactive in her approach to achieving those goals. She is hardworking, dedicated, prioritizes her responsibilities and puts forth her best effort in whatever she does.  She is focused on academics, possesses wonderful customer-service skills, has an outgoing and warm personality, and does everything with a smile.”

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School of Health Sciences Endows Student Scholarship

Faculty and staff in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Health Sciences recently established an endowed scholarship fund to benefit students in the school.

Most of the money to endow the School of Health Sciences Endowed Scholarship – making it a permanent source of scholarship revenue for the future – was raised through a series of 5K run/walks organized and staffed by employee and student volunteers in the School of Health Sciences.

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Health Studies Faculty Member Earns Doctorate

Michael P. CovoneA faculty member in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s School of Health Sciences recently received a doctorate in education.

Michael P. Covone, assistant professor of applied health studies, received his doctorate in March from Walden University. The title of his dissertation is “The Experiences of Health Sciences Educators With Online Course Design.”

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OTA Students Attend Professional Conference

Occupational Therapy Assistant Club members at a conference in Long Beach, Calif.Students from Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Occupational Therapy Assistant Club and their adviser recently attended the American Occupational Therapy Association’s annual conference, where they attended workshops, short courses, poster presentations, roundtable discussions, meetings and forums.

The students also visited the exhibit hall, featuring several hundred vendors displaying the latest in occupational therapy-related products and companies recruiting Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants for employment.

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Applied Health Emergency Medical Services/Paramedic Students

Jennifer C. Blew Named April’s ‘Student of the Month’

Jennifer C. BlewJennifer C. Blew, who will graduate in August with a bachelor’s degree in applied health studies-paramedic technology, has been chosen as Pennsylvania College of Technology’s “Student of the Month” for April.

“‘Student of the Year’ would be more appropriate,” her four faculty/staff nominators concurred. “She is truly a mentor to her classmates, as well as the personification of what a Student Ambassador should be.”

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