Skip to main content

HACC Counselors Discuss Transfer Options During Campus Visit

Visitors from Harrisburg Area Community College get together with their Penn College counterparts outside the Thompson Professional Development Center.
Visitors from Harrisburg Area Community College get together with their Penn College counterparts outside the Thompson Professional Development Center.
Charles R. Niedermyer II, instructor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, doubles as laboratory tour guide.
Charles R. Niedermyer II, instructor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, doubles as laboratory tour guide.

Six transfer counselors from Harrisburg Area Community College traveled to Penn College this week to learn more about the transfer process. During their stay, the counselors reviewed current and potential articulation agreements, and, with their academic program peers, discussed advisement from two-year degrees into Penn College’s four-year programs. The counselors also had the opportunity to tour academic labs, hear about services offered to international students and study abroad opportunities, visit Madigan Library, and enjoy lunch and conversation at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant. “This was a great opportunity to collaborate with Penn College faculty to create transfer paths for our students,” said Gina Bowers-Miller, a counselor and faculty member in HACC’s Computer Information Security program.  “The exchange provided the opportunity for us to forge meaningful connections with our counterparts at Harrisburg Area Community College and between our shared program areas,”  said Clifford P. Coppersmith, dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications at Penn College. “We look forward to following up with visits by HACC students to our programs in the fall to further their knowledge of these continuing educational opportunities in paralegal studies and emergency management.” HACC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, so, in the spirit of institutional celebrations, enjoyed Penn College’s Centennial additions around campus, including the mosaic and the History Trail. The visit was coordinated by the Office of Transfer Initiatives, charged with fostering stronger relationships with community college partners.
Photos by Carol A. Lugg, director of transfer initiatives  

Subscribe to PCToday Daily Email

Related Stories

Rebecca Baker, an emergency management & homeland security student at Pennsylvania College of Technology, is helping to keep participants and guests safe during the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series. Baker, of Watsontown, is an intern in Little League International’s security and risk management departments. Nine students in Penn College’s paramedic program are also assisting at the series, running Aug. 17-28.
Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Students assist with health, safety at Little League World Series

Read more
My Tomorrow adventurers work together in the dental X-ray room to produce a real digital X-ray that they’ll soon view on screen to diagnose Dexter’s dental health.
Emergency Management & Homeland Security

My Tomorrow previews a not-so-distant future

Read more
Justin M. Ingram, associate professor of biology, works with beer samples in the brewing lab at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The sample of beer with foil on the top is being degassed (to remove carbon dioxide) for lab analyses related to color, turbidity, bitterness and carbohydrates.
Faculty & Staff

Educator joins task forces focused on science of brewing

Read more