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ISSUESPRING 2015

A Celebration for the Centuries

A look back at the celebratory scenes of 2014, the year that marked the 100th anniversary of education on the Penn College campus.
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Joy Run

A student who made the difficult decision to postpone her education while seeking treatment for an eating disorder establishes a nonprofit to help others find joy – not punishment – in exercise.
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Living Outside ’You’

George W. Settle III takes his welding talent to a children’s home near Beirut, Lebanon, where he teaches his young apprentices a new skill.
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Come Fly With Him

Student Max Davert’s skills behind the controls of a camera-equipped quadcopter provide a refreshing view from above.
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Playing at Home

With a passion for the game and a history at the city’s historic ballpark, head baseball coach Chris Howard relishes his role in the college’s Division III program.
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Investments Made, Lives Changed

The Penn College Scholarship Campaign – the first of its kind at the college – exceeded all expectations and doubled the amount of scholarship aid available to students.
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Also in this issue

FRONTCOVER

Spring 2015 One College Avenue cover. Photo by Cindy Davis Meixel.


Abstract human figures, the work of welding students and their instructor, "walk" the campus’ Susquehanna Street pedestrian mall.

Spring 2015 issue

SIMMAN

Nursing student Emily L. Hibbs listens to the heart-valve sounds of SimMan 3G, a high-fidelity simulation manikin. SimMan is controlled remotely to test students’ skills in identifying and treating conditions from bleeding lacerations to strokes. Photo by Larry D. Kauffman.


Nursing student Emily L. Hibbs listens to the heart-valve sounds of SimMan 3G.

BACKCOVER

The Victorian House, built by students in 1997, dons a new color scheme. Photo by Larry D. Kauffman.


The Victorian House, built by students in 1997, dons a new color scheme.

CONNECTIONSLINKS

Connections "Links" - the students who serve as mentors during the college's orientation sessions - gather in the Klump Academic Center. Photo by Dalaney T. Vartenisian.


Connections "Links" – the students who serve as mentors during the college's orientation sessions – gather in the Klump Academic Center.

Williamsport Technical Institute plumbing graduates

This Aug. 9, 1947, photo shows a group of Williamsport Technical Institute plumbing graduates. The photo was provided by Gloria J. Hackenburg, a Penn College retiree and part-time customer service assistant, whose father, John R. Tilburg, is in the front row, fourth from left. The instructor (back row, wearing a tie), was Duke Oakes. According to Tilburg, who died in 2012, these men were the first to graduate from WTI plumbing courses.
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