The Wide World of STEM

STEM is more than a career path. It’s a way of thinking. It's problem solving. And demanding more from technology today so that we can make an even bigger impact on tomorrow.
Our People

Meet our pioneers

Think a STEM career might be right for you? Check out their stories and learn what influenced their journeys into science, technology, engineering, and math.

Nate Lyon
Nate Lyon
Student

Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology

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Kate Ruggiero
Kate Ruggiero
Student

Aviation Maintenance Technology

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Jeffrey Feeman
Jeffrey Feeman
Alum

Industrial Design

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Hallie Harriman
Hallie Harriman
Student

Game & Simulation Programming

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David Zlotnicki
David Zlotnicki
Student

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology: Robotics & Automation Emphasis

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Erin Beaver
Erin Beaver
Student

Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology

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Alicia McNett
Alicia McNett
Faculty

Computer Information Technology

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Kat Molostvova
Kat Molostvova
Student

Software Development & Information Management

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Adam Reinard
Adam Reinard
Student

Information Assurance & Cyber Security

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STEM Stats

$89,780

Median Annual Wage for STEM Jobs in 2020

9.9

Million Workers in STEM Occupations

800,000

New STEM Jobs by 2029

There's always a way
Our People

There's always a way

To pursue your passion. To challenge assumptions. And to change the course of tomorrow.

A high-demand career is your future and we’re here to help you make it happen.

Check out Destiny's story

STEM is here

STEM thinking is engrained in our approach to education. Check out these stories to see how tomorrow makers are transforming their futures.

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Alum's perseverance pays off

After a few bumps in the road, Steven found the mindset and the motivation to embrace the career of his dreams.

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Learning beyond the classroom

Collaboration plus critical thinking creates a power packed applied learning experience for students in several majors.

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Creating a passion project

Jarod's love of guitars and education in automated manufacturing inspired a unique senior project.

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Senior project lends photo finish

J.J., photographer and engineering design technology student, built a camera with additive manufacturing.

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Determination is a slam dunk

Academic success didn't come easy to Jacqueline, but her perseverance and passion paid off in a big way.

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Bringing new products to life

Capstone projects invite creativity and allow industrial design students to create commercially viable designs.

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Facilities

The Dr. Welch Workshop: A Makerspace at Penn College

Take hands-on learning to the next level. Explore your creativity. Collaborate with others. Bring your ideas to light. The makerspace is a workshop where you can collaborate with students, faculty, and staff, or work independently to test theories, explore ideas, and gain real-world skills to power your career.

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