Penn College Commencement
The Alumni Office would like to extend its warmest congratulations to the newest members of the Penn College Alumni Association! Commencement ceremonies will be held Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, in the Community Arts Center in Williamsport. For more details about commencement visit the Registrar's webpage.
Central PA Wine Festival
Join us on June 3, 2017, at the Central PA Wine Festival taking place at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds. We have reserved a bus that will depart Penn College at 10 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Your $35 ticket includes entrance into the event as well as transportation there and back. Enjoy a fun day sampling wine and beer, listening to live music, shopping at the many vendors and sampling cuisine from dozens of food trucks and stations.
Save the Date - Homecoming & Family Weekend 2017
Make sure to mark your calendars for this year’s Homecoming festivities, which will be held Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2017. Watch upcoming newsletters for more detailed information and check the Alumni events website or Alumni Facebook page. If you have ideas or suggestions for what you would like to see at Homecoming, email us or give us a call (877) PCT-ALUM. We look forward to another great Homecoming!
WTI Reunion Takes Grads on Round Trip Through History
The Lumley Aviation Center proved to be a popular venue for 17th annual reunion for graduates of Williamsport Technical Institute, a Penn College predecessor from 1941-65. Alumni and their guests, totaling about 75 attendees, enjoyed swapping stories, savoring lunch and listening to remarks by President Davie Jane Gilmour. Read more on PCToday.
Still-Employed Octogenarian Proves 'the Sky's the Limit'
Paul W. Haubert, a 1960 graduate of Penn College forerunner Williamsport Technical Institute, regaled a classroom audience with tales from his storied (and ongoing) career during a recent visit to the Lumley Aviation Center. Read more in PCToday.
A Job to Do: WWII Vet's Bond Remains Strong With Fellow Airmen
Being in a war is like hell on earth, says World War II airman Raymond Eck, ’41, but he had a job to do and crewmates who depended on him. At 93, his bond with fellow airmen remains strong. Read “A Job to Do.”
Nursing Students Visited by Versatile Health Sciences Grad
With help from the Alumni Relations Office, the Penn College Student Nurses’ Association recently hosted alumna Trena Dale. She shared stories related to her professional role that highlighted the importance of developing relationships with patients, engaging in teamwork, and paying attention to details when communicating in health care environments. Read more on PCToday.
Penn College Events
Penn College Summer Camps
Experience Penn College’s unique majors and explore our degrees that work with these fun, interactive and hands-on summer camps. Penn College tuition scholarships are offered to students entering grades 9-12 who complete these camps.
Penn College News
Penn College Unveils New Wildcat Athletics Logo
Pennsylvania College of Technology’s long-standing tradition of bold innovation and institutional pride has a new look reflecting those qualities. The college on Wednesday revealed a new athletic logo depicting a strong, powerful and proud wildcat. Read more on PCToday.
Thank you to the following alumni who have volunteered in the past month:
- Trena Dale, '11, nursing and '01, dental hygiene
- Greg Miller, '12, building automation technology and '10, HVAC technology
- Sean Reynolds, '16, building construction technology and residential construction technology and management
- Damen R. Wheeland, '03, technology management and '00, forest technology
- Derek E. Wheeland, '03, business administration: banking and finance
Giving to Penn College
Minority Student Scholarship Established at Penn College
Current and former Pennsylvania College of Technology students who were members of the student organization Minorities Lending Knowledge have established The Start to Finish Minority Student Scholarship at the college. The students are: Kacie L. Weaver, of Harrisburg, a 2016 alumna who earned a bachelor’s degree in applied human services; Kyani L. Lawrence, a former applied human services student from 2013-16 who transferred to a college in her hometown of New Rochelle, New York; and Wilmer I. Clase, of Lancaster, a building science and sustainable design: architectural technology concentration student who is set to graduate with a bachelor’s degree this month.
To learn more about the ways you can support Penn College students visit give.pct.edu.