Last updated March 29, 2017 | Posted in Art, Web Design & Interactive Media, Brewing & Fermentation Science, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications, Students | Leave a comment
News about Brewing & Fermentation Science
Design Students Drafted to Help Brand New Major
The blending of design and science was evident as graphic design students recently shared their branding campaigns for Penn College’s new brewing and fermentation science degree. As a component of last semester’s Corporate Identity course (ART410) taught by Nicholas L. Stephenson, instructor of graphic design, students developed branding for the new major. The work of four students was selected to be presented to faculty and administrators tasked with launching the brewing and fermentation science degree. Senior graphic design students participating in the presentations were Ainsley R. Bennett, of Montoursville; Morgan N. Keyser, of Dillsburg; Andrea L. Neff, of Trout Run, and Eliza R. Whyman, of Williamsport. “The level of quality and creativity in these presentations was a true inspiration,” said Justin M. Ingram, assistant professor of biology. “Each presentation gave a unique perspective on branding, and the client committee identified aspects from all presentations we would like to incorporate.” The major will begin this fall.
Acclaimed Brewmaster Joins Penn College Faculty
In launching its new brewing and fermentation science degree, Pennsylvania College of Technology has enlisted the expertise of acclaimed brewmaster Timothy L. Yarrington.
The Spring Mills resident will serve as an instructor for the new major, which begins in Fall 2017. Yarrington, along with other faculty and administrators in the college’s School of Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications, is working to establish the industry-standard instructional space, located in the Hager Lifelong Education Center.
Yarrington is recognized in brewing circles as a national award-winning brewer, as well as an expert on brewery construction and operations.
Last updated March 27, 2017 | Posted in Brewing & Fermentation Science, Faculty & Staff, General Information, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications | One Comment
West Chester Company Donates Gas Chromatograph to Penn College
Students enrolled in natural sciences courses at Pennsylvania College of Technology will benefit from a recent donation of a PeakSimple 2000 gas chromatograph by Al Silkroski, president and chief executive officer of Hilltop Enterprises, based in West Chester.
“The gas chromatograph is an essential piece of equipment that separates, identifies and quantifies a wide variety of organic chemicals in a mixture,” said Justin M. Ingram, assistant professor of biology. “This GC gives our organic chemistry students hands-on experience with a sophisticated instrument found in many different types of industries, and allows students to monitor their chemical reactions and check the purity of their products.”
The equipment will also be used in science courses required for the college’s new associate degree in brewing and fermentation science, which officially launches in Fall 2017.
Last updated October 20, 2016 | Posted in Brewing & Fermentation Science, General Information, Institutional Advancement, Natural Science, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications |
Brewing, Fermentation Science Degree Launched at Penn College
A brewing and fermentation science degree – the first of its kind in Pennsylvania – is being launched by Pennsylvania College of Technology in response to the craft brewing industry’s need for skilled employees.
The new Associate of Applied Science degree will combine the science, technology and management skills required to meet the growing consumer demand for unique craft beers.
“We’re working closely with industry to make a scientifically literate and technically skilled brewer with the experience necessary to thrive in the growing brewing industry,” said Justin M. Ingram, assistant professor of biology.
Last updated October 14, 2016 | Posted in Brewing & Fermentation Science, General Information, Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications |