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Hundreds Enjoy ‘Parent & Family Weekend’ Activities

Nicole M. Krater, a health arts: practical nursing emphasis major from Altoona (and member of the Wildcat Dance Team) models Penn College clothing during a kickoff brunch/fashion show in the Field House presided over by President Davie Jane Gilmour (at podium) In the otherworldly glow of a darkened College Avenue Labs classroom, students and guests 'Experience the 3rd Dimension' with Katherine A. Walker, assistant professor of computer aided design David D. Peiffer, a building construction technology student from Bernville, joins father Dean A. and Glenn R. Luse, instructor of building construction (left), at a 'Designing With Stone Veneer' workshop in the college's new Construction Masonry Building Roy H. Klinger, instructor of collision repair, passes along the art of auto-body painting in a 'Pinstripe and Flame' demonstration in College Avenue Labs Nursing instructor Tonja R. Pennycoff conducts a free blood-pressure screening for Lisa Weaver, of Hanover, accompanied by son Justin W., a technology management major and Student Ambassador Parent & Family Weekend 2011 offered a variety of activities for Penn College students and their families, including social events, educational workshops, brunch with the president, performances by the Wildcat Dance Team and other entertainment, tethered balloon rides, and trolley tours of Williamsport. More than 260 families preregistered for the fall tradition, which combines hands-on interaction ininstructional areas with plenty of opportunities for families torelax and get reacquainted with their students after the first six weeks of classes.

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