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Penn College’s Part-Time Job Fair and Fall Fusion returned this week in and around the Field House, giving students a chance to interact with more than 100 potential employers and campus/community organizations. A near-record number of students registered for Tuesday’s conveniently combined events – 527, according to the official count provided by Dana R. Suter, Career Services’ assistant director.

– Photos by J.J. Boettcher, student photographer

Welcoming visitors to the Student Government Association tent are (from left) Michael E. Highland II, a newly appointed senator from the School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies; Everett B. Appleby, president; and ­– with what has become his trademark ukelele ­– Patrick C. Ferguson, vice president of finance.
Welcoming visitors to the Student Government Association tent are (from left) Michael E. Highland II, a newly appointed senator from the School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies; Everett B. Appleby, president; and ­– with what has become his trademark ukelele ­– Patrick C. Ferguson, vice president of finance.

A familiar face returns to campus on behalf of Parkhurst Dining: 2009 alumna Erin E. (Brown) Welch, a graduate in baking and pastry arts, as well as culinary arts and systems.
A familiar face returns to campus on behalf of Parkhurst Dining: 2009 alumna Erin E. (Brown) Welch, a graduate in baking and pastry arts, as well as culinary arts and systems.

In heat-of-summer conditions, a "fall" event introduces students to community options.
In heat-of-summer conditions, a “fall” event introduces students to community options.

Talking with alumnus John R. Yogodzinski ('07, graphic communications management) about openings at The Graphic Hive.
Talking with alumnus John R. Yogodzinski (’07, graphic communications management) about openings at The Graphic Hive.

Whether on the world stage or the Field House lawn, the college's SAE Baja team provides a new angle on campus involvement.
Whether on the world stage or the Field House lawn, the college’s SAE Baja team provides a new angle on campus involvement.

Part-time jobs, internships and co-ops are on the table
Part-time jobs, internships and co-ops are on the table

The Jersey Shore Branch YMCA booth, staffed by program director Amber Kachelries, attracts attention.
The Jersey Shore Branch YMCA booth, staffed by program director Amber Kachelries, attracts attention.

Representatives of men's lacrosse, among Penn College's roster of club sports, stand ready to recruit.
Representatives of men’s lacrosse, among Penn College’s roster of club sports, stand ready to recruit.

 

 

 

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