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Men's Club Lacrosse Teams Beats Two Nationally Ranked Opponents

April 2, 2012

This past week was the biggest in history for the Penn College men's club lacrosse squad, which faced four nationally ranked teams in as many days – and defeated two of them. more»

Men's Club Lacrosse Team Beats Two Nationally Ranked Opponents

April 2, 2012

This past week was the biggest in history for the Penn College men's club lacrosse squad, which faced four nationally ranked teams in as many days – and defeated two of them. more»

Faculty Member Joins Panel on Teaching About Marcellus Shale

April 2, 2012

Debra A. Buckman

Debra A. Buckman, assistant professor of chemistry and environmental science at Penn College, participated on a panel discussion on the role of educators in teaching about Marcellus Shale. more»

Penn College’s Health Information Management Major Accredited

April 2, 2012

Penn College’s health information management degree, which advances students into one of today’s fastest-growing career fields, has received national accreditation. more»

Baseball Team Off to Great Conference Start; Archers Claim Titles

April 1, 2012

After its first week of Penn State University Athletic Conference play, the Penn College baseball team is off to a great start while the college’s softball team still is looking for its first win. And at an invitational shoot in Virginia, four Wildcat archers claimed first-place finishes.

Students Among Top 10 Finishers in ‘Career Days’ Competition

March 30, 2012

Twelve students from Penn College’s School of Natural Resources Management – joined by an alumnus and a faculty member – attended the recent Professional Landscape Network’s Student Career Days competition in Manhattan, Kan. more»

'Student of the Month' Honors Accorded Jeremy L. Thorne

March 29, 2012

Jeremy L. Thorne

Jeremy L. Thorne, a landscape/horticulture technology: landscape emphasis major from Sugarloaf, has been chosen as Penn College's final "Student of the Month" for the Spring 2012 semester. more»

Volunteers Provide Free Dental Services to 87 Children

March 29, 2012

Sealant Saturday

Volunteers from the dental profession convened in the Dental Hygiene Lab at Penn College on March 17 for the 10th Sealant Saturday community dental health event, for which they provided about $15,000 in free dental services to children more»

Residence Life Salutes Top Students, Programs for March

March 28, 2012

Penn College's Residence Life Office announces its March honorees among students and programs in campus housing.

FedEx Express Donates Boeing 727-200F to College

March 28, 2012

FedEx Express donates Boeing 727

A Boeing 727-200F aircraft from FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., made its final descent Wednesday onto the runway at the Williamsport Regional Airport. more»

Scholarship at Penn College Memorializes Blair County Surveyor

March 27, 2012

A new scholarship fund will memorialize a Blair County surveyor who helped develop curriculum for students at Penn College. The Ellis James Edwards/New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. more»

Penn College Scholarship Fund to Honor Local Businesswoman

March 27, 2012

Anita Gibbons and her late husband, Brian “J.B.” Gibbons, played an important role in the expansion of Penn College when their family designed, developed, constructed and fully leased Campus View Apartments in 1989. Anita Gibbons operated the complex from 1989 until 1997, when the family sold Campus View, along with the former PBI industrial site, to the college. more»

Penn College Initiatives Promote Student Preparedness, Success

March 26, 2012

'RAMP Up for College'

Parents often worry – but don’t always share with others – their concerns about how ready their sons and daughters are to enter college. more»

Wildcats Set to Step Into Conference Baseball, Softball Action

March 25, 2012

Penn College baseball and softball teams went 1-2 against NCAA Division III teams last week as they prepare for the start of Penn State University Athletic Conference action.

Green Careers Episode of Penn College TV Series Premieres April 12

April 10, 2012

Tyler L. Walter

Green careers are the focus of the latest episode of “degrees that work.tv,” an award-winning documentary series produced by Penn College and WVIA Public Media. more»

Winners Named in FIRST Tech Challenge State Championship

March 22, 2012

Watts Up?

Penn College was the recent host of FIRST Tech Challenge’s Pennsylvania Championship Tournament, providing a home and a small army of volunteers for a day full of high-level robotics competition among high school teams from seven states. more»

Watson Named Assistant Dean of Integrated Studies-Programs

March 22, 2012

Paul R. Watson II

Paul R. Watson II has been named assistant dean of programs in the School of Integrated Studies at Penn College. more»

School of Health Sciences to Host Scholarship 5K Fundraiser

April 12, 2012

Penn College’s School of Health Sciences will host its fourth 5K Walk/Run on April 21 to support a scholarship for students in the college’s health sciences majors. more»

Math Professor Co-Authors Paper for Academic Journal

March 21, 2012

William Ma

William Ma, professor of mathematics at Penn College, jointly authored a paper that was published recently in The Pacific Journal of Mathematics. more»

Students, Alumni Invited to 'Mind Their Manners' at Etiquette Dinner

March 21, 2012

Which fork to use?

Students and alumni are invited to Penn College's third annual Etiquette Dinner, hosted by Career Services and Alumni Relations, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, in Le Jeune Chef Restaurant. Are job interviews in your future? more»

College’s Little League Campaign Receives Advertising Gold Award

March 21, 2012

It's a hit!

Penn College’s community relations efforts during the Little League World Series were honored with a gold award from the Higher Education Marketing Report. more»

Honor Societies Induct New Members in Weekend Ceremonies

March 21, 2012

The Penn College chapters of three honor societies held induction ceremonies on March 17, recognizing 110 new members for academic achievement.

Autodesk Certification Days for 2012 Scheduled at Penn College

March 19, 2012

As an Autodesk Authorized Training Center and Authorized Certification Center, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College will participate in this year’s Certification Days. Autodesk is providing the opportunity to become Autodesk Certified for $25 (two exams of your choice: Associate and/or Professional). This represents a cost savings of $175. more»

New College Video Showcases Alumnus Developing Toyota Training

March 19, 2012

Ryan M. Black

The work of a Penn College graduate who is shaping the training received by thousands of Toyota technicians is featured in the latest video added to the college's YouTube Channel. more»

Career Fair to Represent 1,900+ Jobs, Internships

March 19, 2012

Students and alumni: This week's Career Fair is your opportunity to meet hundreds of prospective employers – including 26 Fortune 500 companies – who are offering more than 1,900 jobs and internships. Get your suit on, grab your resume and portfolio, and head to the Career Fair. more»

Spring Sports Seasons Continue for Penn College

March 19, 2012

Penn College baseball and softball teams went 1-3 for the week, while several basketball players received postseason honors.

Students Receive Awards in Annual Cake Competition

March 16, 2012

Blue-ribbon entry

A three-tier cake inspired by antique lace doilies took top prize in an annual Wedding Cake Competition at Penn College. The competition is sponsored by CalJava International, a cake decorating supply company based in California. more»

Magazine Profile of Graduate’s Valiant Recovery Earns Accolade

March 16, 2012

Tom Wilson

A feature article about a young Penn College alumnus’s road to recovery from heart-transplant surgery was honored with a bronze award in a competition sponsored by a professional association of education communicators. more»

Penn College Welcomes New Employee

March 16, 2012

PCToday continues its regular feature – welcoming new full-time and regular part-time Penn College employees, as reported by the Human Resources Office.

North Campus to Offer Classes for Older Adults

March 13, 2012

Adults 55 and older who want to learn something new may enroll in noncredit classes being offered this spring at Penn College’s North Campus near Wellsboro.

Servicemen Helping Fellow Students With Veterans Information

March 13, 2012

Veterans helping veterans

Repeatedly acknowledged for its support of America’s active and veteran military personnel, Penn College continues to provide employment for students who have served their country in the armed forces. more»

Steak Dinner to Raise Funds for Community Garden Project

March 12, 2012

The Penn College community is invited to help kick off the newest "Going Green" initiative – a campus garden – by joining the Diner's Club and Dining Services for a steak dinner to benefit the project. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to stop by the Thompson Professional Development Center from 5-8 p.m. Thursday; reservations are not necessary. more»

Penn College Has Two Wrestling All-Americans

March 11, 2012

Competing in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Championships at Daytona Beach, Fla., Penn College had two All-Americans in competition that ended Saturday. Also last week, the baseball team went 4-3 and the softball team was 1-5 in season-opening action in South Carolina, and the archery team was outstanding in state indoor competition.

John M. Kriner Latest 'Student of the Month' at Penn College

March 8, 2012

John M. Kriner

John M. Kriner, a construction management major from Lancaster, has been chosen as the February “Student of the Month” by the Student Government Association at Penn College. more»

Penn College Faculty Member Heads Accreditation Trip to Dubai

March 8, 2012

Terry A. Girdon

Terry A. Girdon, professor of management at Penn College, recently visited the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for a site accreditation visit. more»

Student-Produced Video Earns Prize in Industry-Sponsored Contest

March 8, 2012

A video created by students in plastics and polymer technology majors at Penn College was named the winner in the Society of Plastics Industry’s “Shaping Your World” student video contest. SPI invited all college and graduate school students studying in plastics programs to submit original videos that honor plastics’ innovation. more»

Students, Mentors to Fight Hunger in Uniquely Artistic Fashion

March 8, 2012

Student organizations at Penn College will showcase their creative talent while joining the fight against hunger during Williamsport's first-ever “Canstruction” competition. In an event organized by the Student Activities Office, campus groups – joined by industry professionals – will compete to design and build gigantic objects made from thousands of cans of food. more»

Alumnus/Las Vegas Convention Center Chef to Headline Dinner

March 6, 2012

An alumnus accustomed to preparing food for thousands during a single event will be the next Visiting Chef at Penn College. more»

Exhibit Features Outer-Space Photos and Artists’ Renderings

March 5, 2012

The Gallery at Penn College, on the third floor of the Madigan Library, will host “Out of This World: Landscapes of Our Solar System” from March 13-April 19, offering opportunities for area schools to attend interactive lectures related to th more»

Exhibit Features Outer-Space Photos, Artists’ Renderings

March 5, 2012

The Gallery at Penn College, on the third floor of the Madigan Library, will host “Out of This World: Landscapes of Our Solar System” from March 13-April 19, offering opportunities for area schools to attend interactive lectures related to th more»

Six Wildcat Wrestlers Set for Nationals; Baseball, Softball Teams Opening

March 4, 2012

The wrestling season, with six grapplers headed to the National Collegiate Wrestling Association championships, is coming to a close this week while the baseball and softball seasons are set to get under way for the Penn College.

Operational Leader Program to Be Offered at Penn College

March 2, 2012

Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College will present the first series in its Operational Leader Program beginning March 15. Operational leaders are those responsible for the day-to-day operation of a function within an organization, as well as helping to develop, communicate and implement strategic plans within the specific function. more»

Penn College Baseball, Softball Teams Set to Open

March 2, 2012

Penn College baseball and softball teams open their seasons Monday in spring training action at Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Penn College Among Primary Sponsors of Local Soap Box Derby

February 29, 2012

College among 'Derby' sponsors

Penn College, which annually opens its masonry laboratory for construction of cars used in the Williamsport Soap Box Derby, has been added as a principal sponsor of the community attraction. more»

Do It Yourself – With a Little Help From Penn College

February 29, 2012

You’ve had all winter to think about the things you’d like to fix around your house, lawn and garden. Penn College is ready to help you save money by learning how to take care of some of these chores by doing it yourself. more»

Free FAFSA Completion Session to Be Offered March 20

February 29, 2012

The Financial Aid Office at Penn College will offer a free session in March to help students, prospective students and families understand how to complete the 2012-13 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The session will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. more»

Penn College Wrestlers Shine at Nationals

February 26, 2012

One individual champion. Four national qualifiers. A fourth-place team finish. It was a good day for Penn College wrestlers on Saturday at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Mid-East Region championships.

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