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Penn College softball player thankful

One week after its posting on Facebook and Twitter, the Pennsylvania College of Technology softball team’s “Virtual Catch” video had nearly 60,000 social media views while its idled players continue to practice social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Spring sports ended, Penn College coaches react

A week that began with high hopes for Pennsylvania College of Technology baseball and softball teams in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, came to an abrupt end with Thursday’s announcement that the remainder of their seasons – and all of the college’s spring sports including all scheduled action in the North Eastern Athletic Conference – have been canceled for the rest of the academic year. 

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March 15, 2020
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Penn College wrestler eighth at regionals

Dylan Gettys

Competing for the first time in the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Championships at Ithaca College, Pennsylvania College of Technology wrestler Dylan Gettys, of Etters, went 2-3 in his matches at 165 pounds and placed eighth.

Overall, the Wildcats finished 15th in an 18-team field with 21.5 points. Host Ithaca and The College of New Jersey tied at the top with 144.5 points each.

Gettys, a junior who earned six team points during the tournament, opened with a win by technical fall, lost on an injury default in the quarterfinals and then bounced back with a win by decision in his first consolation match to stay alive after the first day. His season ended Sunday with losses by major decision in the third consolation round and by a medical forfeit in the seventh-place match.

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March 1, 2020
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Gilmour named to NCAA Division III Presidents Council

President Davie Jane Gilmour

Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour was appointed recently to serve on the NCAA Division III Presidents Council, the highest governing body for Division III athletics.

Gilmour, who has served on the NCAA Division III Chancellors/Presidents Advisory Group, began serving her four-year term in January.

Presidents Council establishes and directs the general policy of Division III and establishes its strategic plan. It may also make recommendations to the Board of Governors, the NCAA’s highest governing body, on matters related to Division III championships, and approve the use of funds allocated to the division.

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February 4, 2020
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Penn College basketball teams have significant weekend

Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s basketball teams are coming off a weekend of special achievements as Ben Sosa joined the ranks of the elite in program history to reach the 1,000-point career scoring mark and the women’s team earned its first North Eastern Athletic Conference victory in nearly two years.

The college’s wrestling team, meanwhile, went 2-2.

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January 12, 2020
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Student Affairs honored again for positive work environment

Elliott Strickland

For the third consecutive year – and the fourth time overall – Student Affairs at Pennsylvania College of Technology has been honored as one of “The Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs” by the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Penn College is one of 27 colleges or universities to receive the 2020 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs honor, with the honorees to be published in the March 5 edition of the magazine.

Representatives of the schools will be recognized during the American College Personnel Association’s annual meeting, to be held March 2-5 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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January 10, 2020