What is the Centennial?
2014 marks a milestone in the institution's rich history, from the inception of adult classes in the Williamsport Area School District in 1914, through its evolution into Williamsport Technical Institute, Williamsport Area Community College, and present-day Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Read about current and former leaders
A collection of video, audio, and full transcripts of interviews with former, and current, leaders of WTI, WACC and Penn College.
Legacy of Leaders Book
"Legacy of Leaders," the second publication in Pennsylvania College of Technology's Centennial series, explores the institution's growth as reflected through its vibrant and visionary administrators. From George H. Parkes - who transformed a small industrial shop into a postwar model of adult education at Williamsport Technical Institute - to current Penn College President Davie Jane Gilmour, the latest volume retraces the inspiring lineage behind a 100-year tradition of educational excellence.
"That was the best advice he ever gave me."
Distinguished alumnus George E. Logue shares the rich story of his success in life. From his early years as a youth influenced by Williamsport Technical Institute's founding director through his years as an entrepreneur and innovator, Logue speaks proudly of his heritage, his legacy, and his long-time connection with the institution.
Learn what's happened with Robbin S. (Schreiner) Smith since her WACC graduation. Also read the original Spotlight student newspaper story about her unique student leadership experience.
Find yourself in an old yearbook!
Did you know you can view old yearbooks online? Thanks to the efforts of Penn College's Archives and Special Collections you can view the Spotlight, WACC student newspaper, and Montage, the WACC yearbook.
View a timeline that details events and eras of WTI, WACC, and PCT.
A collection of photographs and artifacts from the archives of Pennsylvania College of Technology – was exhibited October 6 – November 8, 2009, in The Gallery at Penn College.
Tag people on facebook
Did you miss the exhibit? You can still participate online! Identify people, places, or tools in archived photos posted to the Alumni Relations facebook page.
A 100+ page commemorative features the images and visitors' comments from the exhibit.
Countdown to the Centennial
until the anniversary of the dedication of Klump Academic Center on November, 4, 1914.
The man whose footprints have left an unforgettable mark on Penn College history has, over the nearly 40 years since his retirement, unearthed thousands of years of local history.