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Photo ‘Wall’ Pays Tribute to College-Connected Veterans


'The Wall' honors military personnel in the Penn College family.
‘The Wall’ honors military personnel in the Penn College family.
A range of military experience is evident in a black-and-white photo from 1862, depicting Civil War soldier Isaac Shaffer, great-great-great-grandfather of Army retiree Chester M. Beaver. A human services student from Williamsport, Beaver is among the Penn College students serving as Veterans Affairs work-study students in the Financial Aid Office.
A range of military experience is evident in a black-and-white photo from 1862, depicting Civil War soldier Isaac Shaffer, great-great-great-grandfather of Army retiree Chester M. Beaver. A human services student from Williamsport, Beaver is among the Penn College students serving as Veterans Affairs work-study students in the Financial Aid Office.

A Friday open house officially unveiled “The Wall,” a photo collage of servicemen and women who attend or work at Penn College, as well as family members and  loved ones. Displayed in the Veterans Area of the Financial Aid Office (Room 1003 of the Student and Administrative Services Center) the photographs date from the Civil War to the present.

 

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