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Penn College men set for hoops opener, XC at NCAAs

The men’s basketball team is set to open. Cross-country runners are prepping for their final event of the season. Wrestling is underway, and the men’s and women’s soccer teams completed their seasons after reaching the North Eastern Athletic Conference semifinals. These are busy times for Pennsylvania College of Technology athletics.

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Future-seekers meet their match at Fall Open House

Savoring an autumn outing and academic exploration

Fall Open House visitors had unfettered access to Penn College’s vibrant campuses Sunday, as today’s faculty/staff, alumni and students provided them with a tantalizing view of a very real and credible tomorrow. All six academic schools put out the welcome mat through information sessions, tours and laboratory demonstrations, and guests were encouraged to explore the institution’s myriad complementary services and activities.

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Penn College wrestlers set to open, soccer teams playoff-bound

The start of the wrestling season at Pennsylvania College of Technology is just days away and North Eastern Athletic Conference playoffs loom Tuesday for the men’s and women’s soccer teams.

In action over the past week, the men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed Saturday in the NEAC Championships at Lancaster Bible College, with the men placing third among 11 teams in an 8K race and four of its runners earning all-conference honors and the women ending fourth among 11 teams in a 6K race with three individuals among the top 21 and earning all-conference nods, while the fall seasons wrapped up for the men’s golf and women’s volleyball squads.

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Penn College seeks cross-country championships

A busy week is on tap as Pennsylvania College of Technology cross-country runners seek individual and team titles Saturday when they compete in the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championships in Lancaster while the men’s and women’s soccer, golf and women’s volleyball teams wrap up their regular seasons.

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Start building a Penn College future at Oct. 28 Open House

The Madigan Library (left) and Bush Campus Center are two of the facilities that visitors to Pennsylvania College of Technology may tour during Fall Open House on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Students looking for a bold next step in their educational journey are encouraged to attend an Oct. 28 Open House at Pennsylvania College of Technology, where “future made by hand” is a template for success.

“Visiting a college campus should be an experience. At Open House, students are able to touch, see and explore their future,” said Claire Z. Biggs, assistant director of admissions. “From the state-of-the-art labs to the knowledgeable faculty and staff, Penn College is the place to be if you want to be a tomorrow maker.”

The college will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for prospective students and their families to explore more than 100 bachelor’s, associate and certificate programs. Free bus service will be available on the main campus in Williamsport, and shuttles will transport guests to and from the nearby Lumley Aviation and Schneebeli Earth Science centers throughout the day.

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Penn College golfers set for showdown

As Pennsylvania College of Technology golfers prepare for their North Eastern Athletic Conference Fall Preview showdown, the college’s tennis teams have wrapped up their abbreviated – due to rain – fall seasons.

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The third time’s a charmer!

Enjoying the autumnal alumni evening (from left): Timothy D. Haldeman, ’11, manufacturing engineering technology; Michael D. Ferraiolo, ’10, aviation technology, and ‘11, aviation maintenance technology, and guest, Melyssa McHale; and Whitnie-rae (Mays) Haldeman, ’12, advertising art, and ’14, applied technology studies.

The disparate threads of Homecoming and Parent & Family Weekend were woven together again this fall, producing another seamless tapestry of fun and reconnection for graduates, current students and families. The third annual combined celebration kicked off with a Friday bonfire, tent party and Hall of Fame Banquet; continued Saturday with a presidential breakfast, Williamsport bus and trolley excursions, lab tours, a golf outing and on-campus sporting events, arts and crafts, and an alumni reunion at downtown nightspots; and concluded Sunday with more athletics and a fond farewell (until next year)!

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Penn College men’s soccer team steps up

Cody J. Schwoyer (26) during Saturday's game against Cazenovia College

The men’s soccer team was the lone winner on Saturday as Pennsylvania College of Technology celebrated its Homecoming and Parent & Family Weekend.

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Four Penn College teams victorious

Celebrating their winning effort at this past week's Williamsport Country Club Collegiate are (from left) golfers Tyler Marks, Tyler Haynes, Brian Whelan, Austin Moscariello and Ned Baumbach, and coach Matt Haile.

Over the past week, four Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams posted wins, with the women’s volleyball team tasting victory for the first time this season.

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Wildcat Soccer Teams Shine in NEAC

Shadows follow the Wildcats' Francesca Timpone under the lights at the Balls Mills soccer complex, where Wednesday's game was moved due to soggy field conditions on main campus.

Pennsylvania College of Technology men’s and women’s soccer teams each posted North Eastern Athletic Conference victories last week and both remained among the leaders.

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Community Service That Speaks Volumes

Supplementing their exercise regimen with a different kind of weight training are (from back to front) Lauren S. Herr, from the Wildcat soccer team, and Cameron J. Dickey and Daniel J. Bergeron, members of the wrestling squad.

Furthering an impressive track record of civic involvement on Wednesday, Penn College student-athletes assisted with moving books from James V. Brown Library to Pine Street United Methodist Church for this weekend’s Friends of the Library book sale. The fall tradition is scheduled from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the 444 Pine St. church. Wildcats finished second last season in the Senior Woman Administrator’s Cup, which recognizes community service hours completed by institutions in the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Penn College topped the NEAC in 2017-18 with 2,502 total hours, placed second in the number of participants and votes, and was fourth in total funds raised.

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Penn College Women Stay Unbeaten in Soccer

Six of eight Pennsylvania College of Technology fall sports teams saw action last week including the women’s soccer team, which stayed unbeaten, and the men’s soccer squad, which earned its first win of the season.

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Penn College Golfers Seek Continued Success

Coming off its best season ever in North Eastern Athletic Conference play with a third-place finish in the spring – and with three returning all-conference players and another who ended in the top 20 – Pennsylvania College of Technology golf coach Matt Haile has plenty to be optimistic about as he enters his 10th season. The Wildcats open their fall season Wednesday at the Keuka College Invitational.

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Penn College Tennis Teams Set to Open

Pennsylvania College of Technology tennis teams are set to begin their fall seasons while the college’s soccer, cross-country and women’s volleyball squads saw their first action over the weekend.

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Finding – and Beautifying – Common Ground

Among the Wildcat student-athletes aiding the cause are (from left) Kaylee N. Burk, of Hermitage, an engineering design technology major and member of the archery team; and, from the women's cross-country squad, Rosey Yanira Pichiya Thomas, Port Allegany, pre-nursing, and Kathryn A. Plankenhorn, Montoursville, physician assistant studies.

A cross-section of the Penn College community – including student-athletes, Circle K members, alumni and neighbors – collected 28 bags of recylables and 20 bags of trash during a cleanup on Saturday. In alliance with the Heart of Williamsport, the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership, and the college’s Diversity & Community Engagement office, 120 participants fanned out to residential areas and to Elm and Memorial parks for a hands-on display of civic pride.  Fittingly, as the volunteers walked a total of 438,082 steps, the event committee shared with them a list of outdoor recreational sites within reasonable access from campus.

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