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‘PC3′: A tail-waggin’, beanbag-tossin’ good time


The traditional start of Penn College’s fall semester, dubbed “PC3,” entreats students to “Meet People, Get Involved” through a schedule of activities as packed as it is varied. Industrious student photographers captured several events held during the first of three weeks’ worth of diversion:  an Off-Campus and Commuter Picnic on the intramural field; “Hot Dog, You’re Here,” in which faculty/staff-owned canines (led indoors by a threatening forecast) eased students’ away-from-home blues; “Prize Palooza” in the Field House; and a colorful Paint Party on the PDC lawn. Don’t believe us that Week Two can bring even more fun? Just watch!

– Photos by Tim Wegman and Juvy A. Orillaza, student photographers

In the know and on the job (from left) are Community Peer Educator Dessa D. Valisno; Robin S. Enderle, student affairs specialist; CPE Ethan M. McKenzie; Trisha M. Temple, coordinator of student engagement; and Sammie L. Davis, coordinator of diversity and student engagement.
In the know and on the job (from left) are Community Peer Educator Dessa D. Valisno; Robin S. Enderle, student affairs specialist; CPE Ethan M. McKenzie; Trisha M. Temple, coordinator of student engagement; and Sammie L. Davis, coordinator of diversity and student engagement.

The swag table is stocked with fidget spinners and sunglasses ...
The swag table is stocked with fidget spinners and sunglasses …

... and valuable information to help in navigating the weeks and months ahead.
… and valuable information to help in navigating the weeks and months ahead.

Students enjoy outdoor games against a floral backdrop.
Students enjoy outdoor games against a floral backdrop.

What's a picnic without food?
What’s a picnic without food?

Sandor, the Cavalier King Charles spaniel of Allison A. Grove, associate director of student engagement, is readily surrounded by friends.
Sandor, the Cavalier King Charles spaniel of Allison A. Grove, associate director of student engagement, is readily surrounded by friends.

At an event designed as an ice-breaker for two- and four-legged creatures ...
At an event designed as an ice-breaker for two- and four-legged creatures …

... the latter took time to get acquainted with each other, too.
… the latter took time to get acquainted with each other, too.

Poppy, an Australian shepherd owned by Robert A. (shown) and Carol A. Lugg, dean of construction and design technologies, is among the returning favorites.
Poppy, an Australian shepherd owned by Robert A. (shown) and Carol A. Lugg, dean of construction and design technologies, is among the returning favorites.

A familiar face to resident students is Dexter, the mixed-breed pet of Rose Street Commons hall coordinator Cathy E. Gamez.
A familiar face to resident students is Dexter, the mixed-breed pet of Rose Street Commons hall coordinator Cathy E. Gamez.

Don J. Luke, General Services' director of facilities operations, brought along his Cardigan Welsh corgi, Murphy.
Don J. Luke, General Services’ director of facilities operations, brought along his Cardigan Welsh corgi, Murphy.

During breaks in bingo, student assistant Joey M. Morrin patrols the crowd in search of volunteers for mini-game competitions.
During breaks in bingo, student assistant Joey M. Morrin patrols the crowd in search of volunteers for mini-game competitions.

After a dizzying contest to transfer toilet paper from a cardboard tube to a spinning human being ...
After a dizzying contest to transfer toilet paper from a cardboard tube to a spinning human being …

... we have a winner!
… we have a winner!

Is this what they mean by ROFL?
Is this what they mean by ROFL?

In another challenge, students quickly restacked cups to get to the odd-colored one.
In another challenge, students quickly restacked cups to get to the odd-colored one.

Wildcat giveaways were among the prizes at stake.
Wildcat giveaways were among the prizes at stake.

Flying paint puts participants "in the pink."
Flying paint puts participants “in the pink.”

It's thumbs-up as the paint rains down.
It’s thumbs-up as the paint rains down.

Lights ... color ... action!
Lights … color … action!

A perfect recipe: Paint a-plenty ...
A perfect recipe: Paint a-plenty …

... and friends aglow!
… and friends aglow!

 

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