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Penn College physician assistant student earns scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student is one of 75 undergraduates nationwide to receive a scholarship from the Recycling Education and Research Foundation.

Emily L. Stevens, of Springville, received a $1,000 scholarship funded by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.

Emily L. StevensThe ISRI is closely associated with the RERF, a nonprofit organization that promotes public awareness, education, research and the advancement of recycling. Dependents of employees of active ISRI member companies are eligible for the scholarships.

Stevens is a freshman enrolled in Penn College’s physician assistant studies major. The five-year program consists of three years of pre-professional education, followed by a year of intensive lab-based study and a year of clinical experience in a variety of medical settings. Graduates earn a Combined Bachelor/Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies degree.

For information on that program and other degrees offered by the college’s School of Nursing & Health Sciences, call 570-327-4519.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education. Email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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