Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website
One College Avenue One College Avenue Feature

Informing the Future

Curtin students track the time it takes their team to recreate a Lego model from memory.
Curtin students track the time it takes their team to recreate a Lego model from memory.
Chef Sue Major, assistant professor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, demonstrates a cupcake-decorating project.
Chef Sue Major, assistant professor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, demonstrates a cupcake-decorating project.
During a business workshop, middle schoolers collaborate to test a hypothesis about the most effective size for a workgroup.
During a business workshop, middle schoolers collaborate to test a hypothesis about the most effective size for a workgroup.

Appearing in the Spring 2013 issue of One College Avenue magazine: Middle school and high school students from the Williamsport Area School District get acclimated to college early, thanks to evolving partnerships between the district and the college.

General Information

Conference Helps K-12 Educators Prepare Students for College

Joseph J. Balduino, director of recruitment, leads a round-table discussion titled "Helping Students Navigate the Admissions and Financial Aid Process."
Joseph J. Balduino, director of recruitment, leads a round-table discussion titled “Helping Students Navigate the Admissions and Financial Aid Process.”
Attendees of the College and Career Readiness Conference at a session by Julie Kane, of the state Department of Education, on the department's PA TRAC and PA eSTARS.
Attendees of the College and Career Readiness Conference at a session by Julie Kane, of the state Department of Education, on the department’s PA TRAC and PA eSTARS.

On Wednesday, Penn College’s Outreach for K-12 and Admissions offices hosted the College and Career Readiness Conference for educators. The event included tours of the college’s facilities, including the Schneebeli Earth Science Center and Lumley Aviation Center, as well as discussions on a variety of topics of interest to educators as they help students explore their career and college options. The event’s Educational Hot Topic covered free electronic resources that counselors and administrators need to learn about in order to help students with the college transition.
Photos by Marc T. Kaylor, student photographer