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Donated Equipment Readily Put to Use at ESC

Generous donation to equipment fleet expands students' options Students gain hands-on learning with Matthew E. Bell, instructor of diesel equipment technology (lower right) When Caterpillar Inc. donated a D6K Dozer to Penn College’s School of Natural Resources Management over the summer, officials said the state-of-the-art track-type tractor soon would find a home among students in the heavy equipment and diesel majors based at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center near Allenwood. It certainly didn’t take long. The cutting-edge technology already is being used this semester, including this class of students in heavy construction equipment technology: Caterpillar equipment emphasis. ( Photos by Misty Kennard-Mayer, coordinator of matriculation and retention, natural resources management)

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