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Zach Kravitz

Reflections of gratitude

Assuming all goes according to plan in seven months, my Williamsport résumé will reflect a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and a handful of student leadership positions that I have been privileged to serve in over the years.


Well-rounded global experience

My initial global experience through Penn College affected my life in many positive ways.

Darryl Kehrer

Alumni Love: '70s Style

Miss Dawn Wahler caught my eye from afar sitting on one of those high, drafting stools in the cavernous drafting room in WACC’s “Unit 6,” a historic former trolley barn.


Final Thoughts

When finals are impending, what do you do? Get study tips from the experts.

Amanda Suda

Making Friends & Finding Purpose

When anyone asks me what I like most about college, I tell them CRU. CRU has changed my life for the better, and has made my time at Penn College even more enjoyable.

Tia La

Relish Today… Ketchup Tomorrow

As the school year draws increasingly near, bringing new students with it to campus, I find the most common question I encounter is “What is there to do around here?”

Lauren Herr

Fostering a Strong Foundation for a Successful Future

As an intern, I am always apprehensive walking into a company for my first day on the job.

R. Colby Janowitz

And They're Off!

The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs is a unique experience from any perspective.

Lauren Crouse

More Than a Degree

Growing into who you are is something that takes a level of self-awareness and hard work. Transition occurs throughout everyone’s lives at different times and in different ways.


It’s all in a day’s work

When she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015 for her role in sending the first Americans into space, Katherine Johnson declared, “It was just another day’s work.”

Breanne Chandler

A Recipe for Success

From day one as a freshman in PCT’s graphic design program, I knew that in order to graduate, I would be required to present an original and high-quality senior project.

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

Author/Journalist to Unravel Opioid Epidemic

The statistics are sobering. Pennsylvania ranked sixth in drug-related death rates in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

Some Lessons Are Timeless

In a daily world that is filled with chaos and change, it is heartwarming to know that caring still counts and is important.

Thomas Speicher

Eric Albert Manufactures Fun

His desk functions as a graveyard for gadgets, gizmos and glue sticks. Books and batteries balance on his overflowing shelves. Countless cables cover his floor. What many would regard as clutter is inspiration for Eric Albert.


See It, Believe It?

Words or pictures? Which holds the greater value for you?


Is Time Really on Our Side?

If I just had more time. How often has this thought crossed your mind?

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

When Children Ask, What Will We Say?

What have we come to? I tuned into each of the Presidential Debates.  However, I confess I was only able to watch for about 20 minutes.  The reason why is simple. I began to think about my 11-year- old grandson.


Experience Inspires Learning

Dr. Craig Miller

The Echo Chamber, Choices, and the 2016 Election

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

Saying No?


Presenters Speak Your Language

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

Taking Chances

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour - Profile of a College President

Davie Jane Gilmour is determined to make a difference. In her 18 years as President of Pennsylvania College of Technology, she has made volunteerism a priority because she believes personal involvement is key to building strong communities.