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Spring Career Fair


Business and industry from across the country attended Penn College’s on-campus Career Fair this week to offer thousands of opportunities to tomorrow makers. Students and alumni attending the fair – chronicled in this PCToday photo gallery – purposefully strolled the Field House and Bardo Gymnasium in search of recruiters with whom to network and learn what internship and job opportunities are available. Tuesday’s opening of Penn College’s two-day Career Fair attracted broadcast interest from the area’s NBC and ABC affiliates. WBRE’s Morgan Parrish and WNEP’s Kristina Papa both visited campus Tuesday, talking with Career Services staff, students and employers involved in the premier networking event.

– Photos by Larry D. Kauffman, digital publishing specialist/photographer

Spring Career Fair – literally open for business!
Spring Career Fair – literally open for business!

Plastics and polymer engineering technology students Cassie N. Shook, of Wesport, and Evan M. Prough, of Lock Haven, visit with a graduate of their major: B. Braun Medical Inc.'s Daniel M. Dietrich.
Plastics and polymer engineering technology students Cassie N. Shook, of Wesport, and Evan M. Prough, of Lock Haven, visit with a graduate of their major: B. Braun Medical Inc.’s Daniel M. Dietrich.

Tony J. Mucciolo (left), of Williamsport, enrolled in manufacturing engineering technology, discusses options with Todd Willhide, from the Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County.
Tony J. Mucciolo (left), of Williamsport, enrolled in manufacturing engineering technology, discusses options with Todd Willhide, from the Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County.

Construction management alum Lane S. Gross, on behalf of corporate donor Kinsley Construction Inc., meets one-on-one with Montoursville's Hunter D. Cero, set to graduate in May in civil engineering technology.
Construction management alum Lane S. Gross, on behalf of corporate donor Kinsley Construction Inc., meets one-on-one with Montoursville’s Hunter D. Cero, set to graduate in May in civil engineering technology.

Diesel technology students John D. Merroth Jr. (center), of Selinsgrove, and Chris J. Wagner, of Lancaster, stop by the Cumberland Truck Equipment Co. booth.
Diesel technology students John D. Merroth Jr. (center), of Selinsgrove, and Chris J. Wagner, of Lancaster, stop by the Cumberland Truck Equipment Co. booth.

Sizing up opportunities in the Marine Corps are (at right) Dylan J. Cafone, welding technology, of Collegeville, and Cole J Norris, welding and fabrication engineering technology, of Murrysville.
Sizing up opportunities in the Marine Corps are (at right) Dylan J. Cafone, welding technology, of Collegeville, and Cole J Norris, welding and fabrication engineering technology, of Murrysville.

Ryan A. Masden, of Montoursville, pursuing a bachelor's degree in construction management, makes a good impression with Bryan Ralko from CJ Miller LLC. Ralko graduated last May with a bachelor's in construction management.
Ryan A. Masden, of Montoursville, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in construction management, makes a good impression with Bryan Ralko from CJ Miller LLC. Ralko graduated last May with a bachelor’s in construction management.

Diesel technology student Brock A. Dull (left), of Chambersburg, learns about the Philadelphia-based Penn Power Group from Jeffrey Fertig.
Diesel technology student Brock A. Dull (left), of Chambersburg, learns about the Philadelphia-based Penn Power Group from Jeffrey Fertig.

Automated manufacturing technology major David C. McGinniss, of Gettysburg, finds common ground with alumnus Alex M. Ressler, recruiting for The Flinchbaugh Co. Inc.
Automated manufacturing technology major David C. McGinniss, of Gettysburg, finds common ground with alumnus Alex M. Ressler, recruiting for The Flinchbaugh Co. Inc.

Following a pipe-and-drape road of possibility
Following a pipe-and-drape road of possibility

Automotive alumni Clayton W. Shipman (left) and Robert J. Jensen, both representing Freightliner Western Star of Harrisburg, talk with Jason M. Mulderig, an automotive technology major from Jermyn.
Automotive alumni Clayton W. Shipman (left) and Robert J. Jensen, both representing Freightliner Western Star of Harrisburg, talk with Jason M. Mulderig, an automotive technology major from Jermyn.

Nicholas L. Witherite, an engineering design technology student from Spring Mills, shares his resume with Georgia Smith of Inductoherm Corp.
Nicholas L. Witherite, an engineering design technology student from Spring Mills, shares his resume with Georgia Smith of Inductoherm Corp.

Representatives of Benton Foundry Inc., a supportive friend of Penn College, engage Vasilis S. Tsamoutalidis (left), of Bethlehem. The information assurance and cyber security student is pictured with Brock Smith (center) and Jeff Hall.
Representatives of Benton Foundry Inc., a supportive friend of Penn College, engage Vasilis S. Tsamoutalidis (left), of Bethlehem. The information assurance and cyber security student is pictured with Brock Smith (center) and Jeff Hall.

Joshua Castro Ayala, of Carlisle, enrolled in heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis, visits the Pennsylvania Army National Guard booth.
Joshua Castro Ayala, of Carlisle, enrolled in heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis, visits the Pennsylvania Army National Guard booth.

At the East Penn Manufacturing booth, plastics alumnus Steven E. Horner (left) and Valerie Rutherford get to know plastics and polymer engineering technology student Mary L. Lawvere, of Danville, and Nathaniel H. Lyon, of Fredericksburg, a Presidential Student Ambassador who majors in welding and fabrication engineering technology.
At the East Penn Manufacturing booth, plastics alumnus Steven E. Horner (left) and Valerie Rutherford get to know plastics and polymer engineering technology student Mary L. Lawvere, of Danville, and Nathaniel H. Lyon, of Fredericksburg, a Presidential Student Ambassador who majors in welding and fabrication engineering technology.

PennDOT's Wendy Manning and engineering design technology student Jahmel Blunt, of Scranton, embody a Career Fair hallmark: face-to-face communication in an informal, stress-free network.
PennDOT’s Wendy Manning and engineering design technology student Jahmel Blunt, of Scranton, embody a Career Fair hallmark: face-to-face communication in an informal, stress-free network.

Construction management major Shawn E. Studwell, of Boalsburg, with CJ Miller's Jennifer Williams and John K. "Kyle" Bitzer (a 2009 construction management alum)
Construction management major Shawn E. Studwell, of Boalsburg, with CJ Miller’s Jennifer Williams and John K. “Kyle” Bitzer (a 2009 construction management alum)

Adding to his Career Fair skill set, engineering design technology student Jared C. Keim, of Chambersburg, completed the Certified SolidWorks Professional certification exam. Penn College offers the exams to students for free as part of its software subscription with SolidWorks.
Adding to his Career Fair skill set, engineering design technology student Jared C. Keim, of Chambersburg, completed the Certified SolidWorks Professional certification exam. Penn College offers the exams to students for free as part of its software subscription with SolidWorks.

B. Braun Medical Inc.'s Carolyn Johnson (left) and alumnus Daniel M. Dietrich ('08 and '09) team up for meet-ups with plastics and polymer engineering technology majors Joshua A. Berger, Hughesville, and Shawnee M. Mills, Waldorf, Md.
B. Braun Medical Inc.’s Carolyn Johnson (left) and alumnus Daniel M. Dietrich (’08 and ’09) team up for meet-ups with plastics and polymer engineering technology majors Joshua A. Berger, Hughesville, and Shawnee M. Mills, Waldorf, Md.

An imminent graduate in civil engineering technology, Kyle L. Kott (left), of Williamsport, explores McTish, Kunkel and Associates with the help of construction management alum Cody I. Gross.
An imminent graduate in civil engineering technology, Kyle L. Kott (left), of Williamsport, explores McTish, Kunkel and Associates with the help of construction management alum Cody I. Gross.

The booth of industry partner ISEC Inc. draws residential construction technology and management majors Terrance C. Hillman and Dakota M Shaffer, both of Williamsport. Representing the Maryland-based subcontractor is Caitlin Kriner.
The booth of industry partner ISEC Inc. draws residential construction technology and management majors Terrance C. Hillman and Dakota M Shaffer, both of Williamsport. Representing the Maryland-based subcontractor is Caitlin Kriner.

Tyler T. Leonard (left), of Vandergrift, gets a firsthand look at where his degree can lead, thanks to a crew from Automated Logic PA. Leonard, a building automation technology: HVAC concentration student, is joined by Penn College grad Ross M. Hoffman, John Caputo and Derek Manderick.
Tyler T. Leonard (left), of Vandergrift, gets a firsthand look at where his degree can lead, thanks to a crew from Automated Logic PA. Leonard, a building automation technology: HVAC concentration student, is joined by Penn College grad Ross M. Hoffman, John Caputo and Derek Manderick.

Scott (left) and Alexander Rosenbaum, of Rosenbaum's Landscaping and Nursery, discuss their family-owned business with Brandon J. Romanowski, majoring in residential construction technology and management. Romanowski, of Dalton, already holds an associate degree in building construction technology from Penn College.
Scott (left) and Alexander Rosenbaum, of Rosenbaum’s Landscaping and Nursery, discuss their family-owned business with Brandon J. Romanowski, majoring in residential construction technology and management. Romanowski, of Dalton, already holds an associate degree in building construction technology from Penn College.

Students sample a smorgasbord of potential.
Students sample a smorgasbord of potential.

Staff from longtime college partner Miller Electric – from left, Justin Heistand, Jim Wynegar and welding alumnus Richard A. Conrad Jr. – answer questions from welding and fabrication engineering majors Zachery T. Kephart, of Wellsboro, and Alexander W. Bieber, of Freehold, N.J.
Staff from longtime college partner Miller Electric – from left, Justin Heistand, Jim Wynegar and welding alumnus Richard A. Conrad Jr. – answer questions from welding and fabrication engineering majors Zachery T. Kephart, of Wellsboro, and Alexander W. Bieber, of Freehold, N.J.

Knott Mechanical's Chris Castle and Cody Setser pose for a photo with Michael M. Ingersoll, of Wayne, a building automation technology student.
Knott Mechanical’s Chris Castle and Cody Setser pose for a photo with Michael M. Ingersoll, of Wayne, a building automation technology student.

Electrical technology student Daniel R. Hess, of Chalfont, learns about Pittsburgh Controls & Consulting from Scott Hopkinson and Harry Hoover.
Electrical technology student Daniel R. Hess, of Chalfont, learns about Pittsburgh Controls & Consulting from Scott Hopkinson and Harry Hoover.

 

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