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‘Road Scholars Tour’ Includes Penn College Stop


R. Timothy Smith, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at University Park, examines a bottle made by Penn College's plastics and polymer technology students Penn College's Senior Vice President William J. Martin talks with Road Scholars in ATHS lobby Jacob Langelaan, assistant professor of aerospace engineering (in glasses and gray jacket) is among those boarding trolley for campus tourRoughly 55 participants hit the highway for the 13th annual Road Scholars Tour on Monday. The tour, held May 12-13, offers new and newly tenured Penn State faculty opportunities to learn about the university and Pennsylvania as they travel to several Penn State campuses, businesses and popular historic sites. This year’s tour visits four university locations including Penn College as well as the Capitol Building in Harrisburg, an Amish farm in Lancaster County, Eckley Miners’ Village in Weatherly, Samuel S. Lewis State Park in Lewisberry, the Milton S. Hershey School in Hershey, the Starbucks coffee-roasting plant in York and Sterman Masser Inc. in Sacramento. For more from the first day of the tour, visit online. ( Photos by Lisa M. Powers, Penn State director of public information)

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