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Lyter Elementary Students Visit Graphic Communications Labs

First-graders watch with interest as thousands of sheets of paper are printed with college letterhead.Penn College student David L. Weaver, president of Gamma Epsilon Tau, a graphic arts honors fraternity, helps a Lyter Elementary School first-grader screen-print a T-shirt in one of the college%E2%80%99s graphic communications labs.First-graders from Lyter Elementary School in the Montoursville Area School District visited Pennsylvania College of Technology’s graphic communications facilities on March 25-26.

Students enrolled in an advanced imaging techniques class taught by Thomas R. Tyberg, assistant professor of graphic communications, and volunteers from Gamma Epsilon Tau, a graphic arts honors fraternity, offered the children a tour of the facilities used by students studying graphic communications technology (associate degree) and graphic communications management (bachelor’s degree) at the college.

The students participated in hands-on activities, including screen-printing T-shirts, and were given demonstrations of the department’s presses and finishing equipment.

For more information about the graphic communications majors or other academic programs offered by the School of Integrated Studies at Penn College, call (570) 327-4521.

To learn more about Penn College, e-mail the Admissions Office or call toll-free (800) 367-9222.

A Lyter Elementary School student is given a close-up look at the college%E2%80%99s Heidelberg MO single color offset press.

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