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NanoTrek Camp Attracts High-School Students to Campus


High-school students learn the basics of creating Flash animation during a session taught by Patricia Coulter, associate professor of computer science More than 150 students in 10th to 12th grades visited campus Friday to take part in the Outreach for K-12 Office’s NanoTrek Camp. The students are enrolled in the 2+2+2 program, through which they take Penn College classes while in high school. The students attended hands-on sessions in electronics and information technology, a panel discussion with Penn College students, and a nanotechnology information session with Bill Mahoney, of The Pennsylvania State University’s Nanofabrication Facility. They also were treated to campus tours.

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