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Penn College Names Director of Residence Life

Ward W. CaldwellWard W. Caldwell has been named director of residence life at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

A native of Bay Village, Ohio, Caldwell comes to Penn College from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, where he has served as associate dean of student life/director of residence life and judicial programs since 1997.

Previously, he was area coordinator/residence life specialist for Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, from 1993-95; and director of student activities at Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska, from 1992-93.

Caldwell, who officially began his duties at Penn College on Aug. 20, earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Miami (Ohio) University and a master’s degree in sociology from the University of Toledo. He is pursuing a doctorate in higher education at The Pennsylvania State University.

“Residence life has become an integral part of campus life at Penn College,” Caldwell said. “I look forward to the opportunities for growth: for myself and the increasing contributions residence life can offer the campus community.”

Other Residence Life staff on board for Fall 2005 are, from left, Timothy J. Mallery, assistant director of residence life%2Fcoordinator of housing operations%3B Ashley Smith, coordinator of residence life for Campus View Apartments%3B Karen E. Sause, coordinator of residence life for Rose Street Apartments%3B Marion C. Mowery, secretary to residence life%3B Katie L. Mackey, coordinator of residence life for The Village at Penn College%3B and Leron S. Burge, coordinator of residence life for College West Apartments.“We are thrilled that Ward has decided to join our team,” said Jill Landesberg-Boyle, vice president for student affairs. “We are looking forward to the positive contributions he will make in advancing our residence life program.”

Penn College operates four on-campus residence halls The Village at Penn College, Campus View Apartments, College West Apartments and Rose Street Apartments offering room for nearly 1,500 students.

To learn more about residence life at Penn College, call (570) 320-8023, or toll-free (800) 367-9222; send e-mail or visit online.

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