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Fall 2011 Featured Articles

  • President's Message

    President's Message A fluctuating economy challenges the institution to focus on its primany purpose: providing a quality educational experience for students.
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  • Live and Learn

    Live and Learn New residence hall facilitates initiatives that, in early results, show better academic performance, higher student satisfaction, and fewer behavioral problems.
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  • Spirit of Giving Resonates

    Spirit of Giving Resonates A fellow student's death galvanizes classmates to join in an unprecedented effort to raise funds to endow a scholarship in her name.
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  • Gifts and Donations

    Gifts and Donations Penn College and the Penn College Foundation acknowledge contributions that support student scholarships and classroom instructional equipment.
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Photo by Tom Wilson.

Student ambassadors welcome players in the Little League Baseball World Series to Pennsylvania College of Technology. :  2011 Penn College Little League Baseball World Series trading pin Since 2009, World Series teams have enjoyed a picnic meal – prepared by students and staff in the School of Hospitality – on campus prior to Williamsport's Grand Slam Parade, which officially kicks off the baseball championship series. Commemorative trading pins, designed by Sarah K. Patterson, '05, graphic designer in the College Information and Community Relations Office, mark the 2009, 2010 and 2011 events.

The 1914 Society is made up of individuals who are taking a leading role in helping students overcome financial challenges by making annual gifts of $1,000 or more to The Penn College Fund.

Penn College provides students with the most current equipment and technology, preparing them to play a leading role in business and industry. Members of the 1914 Society play a leading role in helping Penn College students earn a "degree that works."

The 1914 Society is made up of individuals who are taking a leading role in helping students overcome financial challenges by making annual gifts of $1,000 or more to The Penn College Fund. Photo by Chris Stutz, Golden Proportions Marketing. 33% of Penn College students are from households with annual incomes of less than $30,000.

The average unmet financial need of a Penn College student is $9,200 per year.

The average student loan debt for Penn College graduates is $29,000.

In 2010-11, members of the 1914 Society contributed $492,000 to Penn College, including $370,000 for student scholarships.

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Civil engineering technology student Robert J. Bastian uses his power testing soil samples in lab. Photo by Larry D. Kauffman.

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New Scholarship 2010-11Penn College and the Penn College Foundation established 18 new scholarship funds in 2010-11. Read more

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Lawn south of the Thompson Professional Development Center. Photo by R. Quinn Ross.On the back cover: R. Quinn Ross, a student in Industrial and Human Factors Design, snapped a photo of the lawn south of the Thompson Professional Development Center (on right). "I think the people who mow Penn College do a great job and wanted to thank them," he said.

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