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05.05.2022

Practical nursing information sessions set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO, Pa. – Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host four information sessions for those interested in nursing as a career: May 18, June 9, June 23 and July 6, all at 6:30 p.m.  The sessions will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St., and will be connected to the Potter County Education Center via Zoom.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Students Workforce Development
04.08.2022

Penn College hosts ‘Career Pathways’ roundtable

Students eyeing careers in applied technology – particularly the manufacturing, health care and energy components of the American workforce – got authoritative guidance during a Pennsylvania College of Technology-hosted roundtable on April 7.

The event was sponsored by Energy Transfer, which owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in North America, and drew on the expertise and the experience of six panelists.

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04.05.2022

Practical nursing information sessions set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO, Pa. – Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host two information sessions in April. The first session will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, and the second at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, for those interested in nursing as a career. The sessions will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St., and livestreamed to the Potter County Education Council building, 5 Water St., Coudersport, for those interested in the Potter County cohort.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
04.05.2022

EMT course scheduled at four area sites for fall semester

An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Aug. 15 and running through early December, will be offered at four locations by Workforce Development at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The course meets the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards and Instructional Guidelines and is intended to prepare students for National Registry cognitive and psychomotor examinations at the EMT level.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
04.01.2022

First group of four-year mechatronics apprentices graduates

Nine people who completed a four-year registered apprenticeship program in mechatronics – the first cohort of Pennsylvania College of Technology apprentices to do so – graduated March 31 in an on-campus ceremony.

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Apprenticeships Events Faculty & Staff Workforce Development
03.01.2022

Plastics News honors alumnus as industry ‘Rising Star’

Jacob W. FryPlastics News Rising Stars 2022Jacob W. Fry, who earned a bachelor’s degree in plastics and polymer engineering technology from Penn College in 2016, has been profiled as a “Rising Star” in Plastics News. The industry publication this week posted a Q&A with Fry, who is employed as a business development manager with Currier Plastics Inc. in Auburn, New York. “At Hughesville High School, I was given the opportunity to take an elective course in plastics that would later give me college credits,” he said. “The course had many experiments, demos and labs. I loved the class, and that is the reason why I am in the industry today.”

Alumni Engineering Technologies PIRC Plastics & Polymer Workforce Development
02.21.2022

Practical nursing information session set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO – Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23, for those interested in nursing as a career. The session will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St.

Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
12.17.2021

Practical nursing information session added in Northern Tier

WELLSBORO, Pa. – Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, for those interested in nursing as a career. The session will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St.

Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

Lauren M. Scheetz, coordinator of the program, will discuss admission requirements; application, tuition and financial aid processes; licensure; and job opportunities for graduates. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
12.16.2021

Clean Energy Center earns prestigious IREC accreditation for redesigned Home Energy Professional training suite

All four of the Home Energy Professional training programs developed and administered by Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Clean Energy Center have been accredited by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, making it one of 12 centers in the nation – and the only center in Pennsylvania – to earn that distinction.

IREC President/CEO Larry Sherwood confirmed that the center’s Home Energy Professional training programs for Energy Auditor, Retrofit Installer, Crew Leader and Quality Control Inspector have been endorsed for a second time, extending accreditation through 2026.

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Clean Energy Center General Information Workforce Development
11.22.2021

CMT Materials contributes to roll-fed thermoformer upgrade

CMT Materials has provided $5,000 in support of upgrades to a roll-fed thermoformer used for instructional purposes at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The company, based in Attleboro, Massachusetts, with additional sites in the Netherlands and Southeast Asia, is a Corporate Tomorrow Maker partner with Penn College. CMT Materials has worked with the college’s Plastics Innovation & Resource Center for a number of years on workshops, student projects, training and testing.

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College Relations Engineering Technologies Faculty & Staff PIRC Plastics & Polymer Students Workforce Development
11.22.2021

Practical nursing information session set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO, Pa. – Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, for those interested in nursing as a career. The session will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St.

Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

Lauren M. Scheetz, coordinator of the program, will discuss admission requirements; application, tuition and financial aid processes; licensure; and job opportunities for graduates. There will be an opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

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Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
11.10.2021

New Penn College degree designed for apprentices

Apprentices throughout the nation can enhance their career potential by completing a new degree at Pennsylvania College of Technology that augments their technical expertise.

To be offered in Fall 2022, the apprenticeship technology major at Penn College leads to an associate degree for those who have completed a registered apprenticeship program or are currently enrolled in one. The 22 credits of general education and career development coursework culminating in the degree can be taken in person or online and be completed in two semesters.

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Apprenticeships Engineering Technologies Faculty & Staff Students Workforce Development
10.15.2021

Practical nursing information session set for Northern Tier

WELLSBORO, Pa. – Excellent career opportunities for licensed practical nurses exist in area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, personal care facilities and human service organizations.

Penn College at Wellsboro’s Practical Nursing Program will host an information session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, for those interested in nursing as a career. The session will be held at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Wellsboro campus, 22 Walnut St.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development
09.14.2021

Graduation propels 24 nurses into Northern Tier workforce

WELLSBORO – Twenty-four students recently graduated from Penn College at Wellsboro’s practical nursing program.

The ceremony was held in the Deane Center for the Performing Arts; graduates processed in the Coolidge Theatre, then received family and friends outside of the facility. The evening marked commencement for two full-time cohorts: Wellsboro and Coudersport.

Both cohorts began their instruction at the Penn College at Wellsboro facility, then the Coudersport group had the majority of its instruction at the Potter County Education Council, using Penn College at Wellsboro’s UPMC Susquehanna Nursing Lab to refine skills before being released to practice them during clinical rotations.

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Penn College at Wellsboro Students Workforce Development
09.14.2021

EMT course scheduled at three area sites for spring semester

An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Jan. 10 and running through early May, will be offered at three locations by Workforce Development at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The course meets the National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards and Instructional Guidelines and is intended to prepare students for National Registry cognitive and psychomotor examinations at the EMT level.

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General Information Penn College at Wellsboro Workforce Development