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Penn College Summer Commencement to Take Place Aug. 5

Nearly 250 students have petitioned to graduate in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2017 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Community Arts Center.

The student speaker for the ceremony, which begins at 11 a.m., is Michael Raymond Harer, of Williamsport, who will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science in surgical technology. He will be presented with the Surgical Technology Outstanding Academic Achievement Award before commencement. Harer will be employed as a surgical technologist with UPMC Susquehanna following graduation.

Penn College’s Summer 2017 Commencement is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport.
Penn College’s Summer 2017 Commencement is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport.

Previously, Harer earned a degree in elementary education from the University of Maryland. He has 12 years’ experience as a social worker and has received advanced certification in biblical counseling. He serves as a deacon in the New Life Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

During the commencement ceremony, the college will present an Alumni Achievement Award to Kevin A. Hickman, a 2008 graduate of the physician assistant program.

Degrees will be conferred upon graduates by President Davie Jane Gilmour, assisted by state Rep. Garth Everett, a member of the Penn College Board of Directors.

For more about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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