Familiar Automotive Names Fill Students’ Italian Itinerary

Students tour a facility of PPG, a well-known supplier to the collision repair paint lab back on Penn College's main campus ...

... and pause for a group photo while seeing the sights in Milan.

Ian C. Squier-Nauman test-drives a Ferrari.

Touring the Vatican

In the Roman Colosseum

Eleven students and a faculty member from Penn College’s School of Transportation Technology are in the midst of a 10-day trip to Italy, earning credits while learning new techniques in collision repair at the PPG color laboratory in Milan. The study abroad opportunity also includes visits to the Lamborghini, Ferrari and Maserati motor companies; private repair and body shops; a variety of museums; and tours of the Vatican and Ancient Rome. Joining collision repair instructor Roy H. Klinger are Braden T. Conner, of Reading, Nicholas C. Dennis, of Milltown, N.J., Kevin L. Sutherland, of Branford, Conn., Andrew M. Wursta, of Allentown, and Brian A. Yabroudy, of Middletown, N.J., all majoring in automotive technology; Paul A. Evans, of Haverford, Cody L. Hagen, of Lancaster, Timothy S. Rowlands, of Macungie, Ian C. Squier-Nauman, of Warriors Mark, enrolled in the automotive technology management: automotive technology concentration; and collision repair technology majors Staccato R. Butler Jr., of Baltimore, and Stephen K. Lauman, of Gilbertsville.
Photos provided by the School of Transportation Technology and the International Programs Office

Comments – 2 Comments

What a great opportunity. Enjoy.

Posted by Linda Strous at May 28, 2013 at 8:21 am

I remember being on the pioneer trip two years ago. I’m ecstatic that this opportunity is still offered to the students. Have fun!

Posted by Scott Stofko at May 28, 2013 at 10:55 am

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