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Plastics Students Visiting Northern Ireland

Plastics students visit Northern Ireland Penn College’s first group of plastics students to study abroad is in Belfast, Northern Ireland, through July 5. The seven students – Alan J. Tate, Williamsport; James C. Gorham, Mill Hall; Bradley J. Stroup, Mount Pleasant Mills; Ryan L. Newman, New Columbia; John E. Gudonis, Danville; Christopher E. Kohler, South Williamsport; and Brennan B. Wodrig, Hughesville – are accompanied by faculty chaperone Kirk M. Cantor (second from left), professor of plastics technology. The students will attend a workshop on extrusion and rotational molding techniques at the Plastics and Polymers Research Center, Queen’s University, and enjoy beautiful Northern Ireland. They are seen here in the village of Bushmills.
Photo provided by International Programs Office

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