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Penn College student awarded engineering scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student is one of two nationwide recipients of a scholarship for those seeking to shape tomorrow through a career in engineering.

Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Kolin R. Limburg, of Fairless Hills, through its ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program. Limburg is a senior majoring in building automation engineering technology. Emerson also bestowed a $1,000 grant to Penn College’s engineering department.

Kolin R. Limburg“The scholarship is tremendous recognition of Kolin’s hard work and academic accomplishments,” said Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies. “It also speaks to our talented faculty and technology-rich labs. Kolin has used the resources and tools offered at the college to become a tomorrow maker in the engineering field.”

A Dean’s List student, Limburg earned an associate degree in electrical technology from Penn College in 2020. He is scheduled to graduate with his bachelor’s degree in May.

To date, Emerson has awarded $168,000 under its ASCO Engineering Scholarship Program. The merit-based scholarships are open to students who have completed their sophomore year in an engineering-related bachelor’s degree program or enrolled in graduate school.

Penn College’s School of Engineering Technologies consists of divisions focusing on materials science and engineering technologies, industrial and computer technologies, construction and architectural technologies, and diesel technology and natural resources. For information, call 570-327-4520.

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

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