Penn College Embraces the PlastiVan

The Society of Plastics Engineers’ PlastiVan program recently visited Penn College to educate area students about the wonders of plastics and the rich career opportunities in the field. Students enjoyed hands-on activities revealing the power of plastics and toured the college’s plastics labs. Sekisui SPI sponsored the PlastiVan’s visit at the college, which is featured in this YouTube video:

– Photos by Grace F. Clark and Tia G. La, student photographers;
and Larry D. Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer

SPE's Eve Vitale seemingly defies logic with a magical skewer ...

SPE’s Eve Vitale seemingly defies logic with a magical skewer …

... while teaching area Girl Scouts the science behind the magic.

… while teaching area Girl Scouts the science behind the magic.

Shannon M. Munro, executive director of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, engages a young woman at a Feb. 16 Science Festival ...

Shannon M. Munro, executive director of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, engages a young woman at a Feb. 16 Science Festival …

... at which the Field House was abuzz with the hands-on entree to a world of rewarding and fascinating careers.

… at which the Field House was abuzz with the hands-on entree to a world of rewarding and fascinating careers.

Vitale shares the fun of learning.

Vitale shares the fun of learning.

Interactivity and innovation spark imagination.

Interactivity and innovation spark imagination.

The PlastiVan spent five days with area schoolchildren, including a mid-February visit with more than a dozen Girl Scouts in the Bush Campus Center.

The PlastiVan spent five days with area schoolchildren, including a mid-February visit with more than a dozen Girl Scouts in the Bush Campus Center.

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