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04.30.2019

Donors applauded for investing in ‘tomorrow makers’

Scholarship recipients Genevieve F. Guzman (left) and Olivia C. Ferki join the reception to converse with donors. Guzman is a nursing student from Pottsville, and Ferki is a plastics and polymer engineering technology major from Richboro.
Scholarship recipients Genevieve F. Guzman (left) and Olivia C. Ferki join the reception to converse with donors. Guzman is a nursing student from Pottsville, and Ferki is a plastics and polymer engineering technology major from Richboro.
Under the warm glow of generosity, the president (right) welcomes donors to the reception in the SASC lobby.
Under the warm glow of generosity, the president (right) welcomes donors to the reception in the SASC lobby.
Annie Hackenberg, owner of Arrowhead Restaurant in Milton, is recognized for joining the Ambassador’s Society.
Annie Hackenberg, owner of Arrowhead Restaurant in Milton, is recognized for joining the Ambassador’s Society.
Miller Electric, joining the Millionaire’s Society, is represented by (from left): Justin Heistand, Jim Wynegar and Rick Conrad. Conrad is a 2002 graduate of welding technology.
Miller Electric, joining the Millionaire’s Society, is represented by (from left): Justin Heistand, Jim Wynegar and Rick Conrad. Conrad is a 2002 graduate of welding technology.
Scholarship recipient Megan M. Mecouch, a dental hygiene student from Peach Bottom, chats with guests including Patricia Rambo (left), a retired faculty member and 1994 “Master Teacher” honoree.
Scholarship recipient Megan M. Mecouch, a dental hygiene student from Peach Bottom, chats with guests including Patricia Rambo (left), a retired faculty member and 1994 “Master Teacher” honoree.

A video expression of gratitude highlighted Monday’s 15th annual reception recognizing the alumni, corporate partners, friends, retirees and colleagues whose benevolence sparks the life-changing transformation of Penn College students into successful graduates.

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04.17.2018

Record-Setting Crowd Celebrates Commitment to Students

Guests gather in the SASC lobby prior to the start of the ceremony.
Guests gather in the SASC lobby prior to the start of the ceremony.
Attendees view a video showcasing the success resulting from student scholarships.
Attendees view a video showcasing the success resulting from student scholarships.
With the donor wall as a visually stunning accent, the president welcomes the crowd as Loni N. Kline, vice president for institutional advancement, stands ready to hand out gifts of appreciation.
With the donor wall as a visually stunning accent, the president welcomes the crowd as Loni N. Kline, vice president for institutional advancement, stands ready to hand out gifts of appreciation.
Representing Novatec Inc., Timothy Noggle accepts his company’s Ambassador's Society recognition.
Representing Novatec Inc., Timothy Noggle accepts his company’s Ambassador’s Society recognition.
Unique floral arrangements, using sheet metal and rebar from the welding and aviation labs, were crafted by alumna Karen R. Ruhl.
Unique floral arrangements, using sheet metal and rebar from the welding and aviation labs, were crafted by alumna Karen R. Ruhl.

The largest crowd in the event’s 14-year history shared in Monday night’s recognition of the alumni, corporate partners, friends and colleagues whose cumulative giving – reflected on a Donor Wall in the Student & Administrative Services Center – leaves a lasting impression on the college’s campuses and students.

“This year, we are honored to recognize the individuals and corporate partners whose donations and entrustments place them on the wall for the first time, or in a new membership society,” President Davie Jane Gilmour said. “Together, their collective commitments total nearly $6.5 million. To everyone in the room, your contributions to Penn College are at work ensuring that our students benefit from a vibrant, challenging and supportive learning environment while they pursue their ‘degrees that work.'”

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