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College Faculty Member Works With Middle Schoolers on Fundraiser

John M. Good III, instructor of automation and computer integrated manufacturing at Pennsylvania College of Technology, helps his daughter Laura, a participant in Curtin Middle School%E2%80%99s Brown Bag Lunch program, trim pieces for a sled ornament. (Photo by Marcia McCann, Curtin Middle School)A Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty member’s volunteer time presenting “Brown Bag Lunch” sessions at Curtin Middle School resulted in both a hands-on manufacturing experience and a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

John M. Good III, instructor of automation and computer-integrated manufacturing, presented eight sessions for the sixth- to eighth-grade students, offering them insight into the world of manufacturing engineering with such topics as robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics and computer-aided design, and nanotechnology.

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Penn College Plastics Students Team With Nanofabrication Students

Pennsylvania College of Technology student Bradley J. Stroup, left, explains the process of twin-screw compounding to a group of Penn State nanofabrication manufacturing technology students as Penn College students produce samples of a polymer-based nanocomposite for the Penn State group.Students in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s plastics and polymer engineering technology major and students enrolled in an intense, 18-credit nanofabrication manufacturing technology capstone semester at The Pennsylvania State University joined forces recently on the Penn College campus.

Tasked with researching plastic- or polymer-based nanocomposites, the nanofabrication manufacturing technology students chose to examine the properties of a polypropylene plastic infused with nanoclay particles.

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Penn College TV Series Receives ‘Communicator’ Award

The initial episode of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s “degrees that work.” series on public television, a co-production with WVIA-TV, has received an “Award of Distinction” in the documentary category of the 14th Annual Communicator Awards.

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Telly Award Honors New Public Television Series

The pilot episode of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s “degrees that work.” public television series has been honored with a Bronze Telly Award, recognizing the best in local, regional and cable-television productions and video/film productions for the Web.

The series, which is a co-production of Penn College and WVIA TV, highlights career fields identified by state and federal labor officials as important for future employment growth. The first episode featured an advanced-electronics field known as “nanotechnology,” which offers career opportunities and advancement to skilled technicians.

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College’s Career-Awareness Television Series to Debut on WVIA

The question of “What do I want to be when I grow up?” has been asked for ages, but advancing technologies have made the question more difficult to answer in the 21st century.

Pennsylvania College of Technology and northeastern and northcentral Pennsylvania’s public-television station, WVIA, are partnering to help young students, parents and educators learn more about modern career opportunities.

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