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A clearly enjoyable meeting of Harpster (right) and David R. Cotner, dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies, featured a peek at the in-progress expansion of the school's welding labs.
A clearly enjoyable meeting of Harpster (right) and David R. Cotner, dean of industrial, computing and engineering technologies, featured a peek at the in-progress expansion of the school’s welding labs.
In College Avenue Labs, the group inspects a limousine formerly used by the Milton Hershey School. The vehicle, on extended loan from the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, represents a multiyear project for Penn College students.
In College Avenue Labs, the group inspects a limousine formerly used by the Milton Hershey School. The vehicle, on extended loan from the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum, represents a multiyear project for Penn College students.
In an impromptu visit with manufacturing engineering technology students – and Baja teammates – Dakota C. Harrison (left), of Lewisberry, and Christopher M. Schweikert, of Jamison, engage tour participants.
In an impromptu visit with manufacturing engineering technology students – and Baja teammates – Dakota C. Harrison (left), of Lewisberry, and Christopher M. Schweikert, of Jamison, engage tour participants.
The entourage passes the Student Bodies art installation that lines the campus mall ...
The entourage passes the Student Bodies art installation that lines the campus mall …
... where Harpster checks out the "welded" signatures of Gilmour and Starkey (in background).
… where Harpster checks out the “welded” signatures of Gilmour and Starkey (in background).

M. Abraham Harpster, the newest member of the Pennsylvania College of Technology Board of Directors, got further acquainted during an enlightening institutional visit Thursday. After lunch at Le Jeune Chef and a stroll through the restaurant’s kitchens, Harpster embarked on a wide-ranging tour that included plastics, welding and collision repair/restoration labs. The group – which included state Sen. Gene Yaw, board chairman; President Davie Jane Gilmour; Paul L. Starkey, vice president for academic affairs/provost; Suzanne T. Stopper, senior vice president for finance/chief financial officer; and Patrick Marty, chief of staff/assistant to the president for college relations – also talked with manufacturing students on the Baja SAE team and stopped by Dauphin Hall.

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