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DEP Secretary, Harrisburg Mayor Tour College’s Main Campus


Paul L. Starkey, Penn College's vice president for academic affairs/provost (right), explains the college's Honda partnership to a group that includes DEP Secretary Michael L. Krancer (second from left) and Harrisburg Mayor Linda D. Thompson (third from right) College President Davie Jane Gilmour enlightens visitors during a trolley tour Mayor Thompson with Bill Mack, assistant dean of industrial and engineering technologies The secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection and the mayor of Harrisburg were among those joining state Sen. Gene Yaw for a tour of Penn College’s main campus Friday morning. DEP Secretary Michael L. Krancer and Mayor Linda D. Thompson, along with members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, visited the college’s Madigan Library, the Honda laboratory in the Parkes Automotive Technology Center, and welding and machining labs in the Avco-Lycoming Metal Trades Center. The group also saw a number of campus attractions from aboard a River Valley Transit trolley and discussed Marcellus Shale issues over a Le Jeune Chef Restaurant lunch that included Larry L. Michael, assistant vice president for workforce development and special projects, and Tracy L. Brundage, assistant vice president for workforce and economic development.

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