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Mirroring Their Hosts, Career Day Visitors Learn by Doing

After learning about construction materials, students from Milton Area Middle School explore Penn College student projects.
After learning about construction materials, students from Milton Area Middle School explore Penn College student projects.
Michael K. Patterson, welding lecturer, talks about his career path from a high school student who attended a Career Day to a National Science Foundation welder in Antarctica to a metalwork artist and entrepreneur.
Michael K. Patterson, welding lecturer, talks about his career path from a high school student who attended a Career Day to a National Science Foundation welder in Antarctica to a metalwork artist and entrepreneur.
Students apply mortar to fabricated stone in the Construction Masonry Building.
Students apply mortar to fabricated stone in the Construction Masonry Building.
Students use operating-room tools in surgical technology.
Students use operating-room tools in surgical technology.
Students practice game programming with Microsoft Kodu.
Students practice game programming with Microsoft Kodu.

More than 900 middle schoolers and their chaperones visited main campus Monday, attending faculty-led sessions in many Penn College majors, all to give them a taste of career options. The event, which attracted eight school districts, was coordinated by the college’s Outreach for K-12 Office.

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