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Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Front Office Pro

Christian Peters ’20 uses his student-athlete experience and business administration degree to pave his path to a dream job as a Major League Soccer team administrator.

Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Building Others’ Dreams

In his work for Habitat for Humanity, Todd J. Fox ’98 helps affiliates across the country to increase access to decent, affordable housing.

Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Launching a Legacy

Supporters of the Legacy Campaign for Penn College are creating opportunities for students in three impactful areas: scholarships, equipment and facilities, and academics and affinity.

Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Curtain Call

As President Davie Jane Gilmour prepares to retire in June 2022, colleagues applaud her 45 years of service.

Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

A Gem Formed From Grit

Despite choosing “the worst time ever” to open his first solo venture, Michelin-trained Chef Dean Yasharian ’03 demonstrates resilience at Perle Restaurant in Pasadena, California.

Penn College Family Spring 2022, Volume 31, Number 1

Embracing Second Chances

In 2007, Long H. Nguyen '21 relocated from Vietnam to northcentral Pennsylvania. Fourteen years later, he is a design engineer.

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Inside Front Cover

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Among major projects dedicated during President Davie Jane Gilmour's tenure at Pennsylvania College of Technology is a welcoming main entrance at Maynard Street – designed to resemble a baseball and bat. Fittingly, Gilmour would go on to become the chair of the Little League International Board of Directors, one of many community posts she has held.

More about Gilmour's Legacy

Inside Back Cover

Inside Back Cover

Sharpening their foot-eye coordination at the annual Multicultural Lawn Party, representatives of the Wildcat basketball team enjoy every second of their off-court workout with Mika, of Pacific Rhythm, a Polynesian entertainment resource from Warfordsburg. From left: Coach Geoff Hensley, David Brown and Corey Blackwell. Brown and Blackwell are majoring in business administration: sport and event management.

Back Cover

Back Cover

Michael J. Reed will lead Pennsylvania College of Technology as its next president, effective July 1. Reed, currently vice president for academic affairs and provost for the college, replaces Davie Jane Gilmour, who has served as president since 1998 and will retire on June 30. He was selected following an extensive national search. "I love our mission, what we represent and the opportunities we create for our next generation of tomorrow makers," he said.

More about Reed’s appointment

Landmarks of a Legacy 

Since being named president in 1998, Davie Jane Gilmour has led physical growth and expansion that represent responsiveness to student and workforce needs, and an aesthetic that instills Wildcat pride.

Earth Science Center Pond
  • 1999
    • FH Field House (new)
    • Campus Entrance (new)
    • Schneebeli Earth Science Center (renovated)
  • 2000
    • Delaware, Juniata and Clinton halls (acquired)
  • 2001
    • CAL College Avenue Labs
  • 2003
    • York and Lancaster halls
    • SASC Student & Administrative Services Center
  • 2004
    • ACC Klump Academic Center
  • 2006
    • LIB Madigan Library
  • 2007
    • BWD Center for Business & Workforce Development
  • 2010
    • Dauphin Hall
    • ATC Parkes Automotive Technology Center
    • LEC Hager Lifelong Education Center
    • MTC Lycoming Engines Metal Trades Center (expanded 2020)
  • 2011
    • CMB Construction Masonry Building
  • 2019
    • UPMC Field
    • Penn College at Wellsboro
  • 2020
    • MAC Larry A. Ward Machining Technologies Center
    • ETC Electrical Technologies Center
    • ROTC Army ROTC


    • ATHS Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center
    • BTC Carl Building Technologies Center
    • CC Bush Campus Center
    • CV Campus View Apartments
    • ERC Automotive Engine Repair Center
    • GSW General Services Warehouse
    • GYM Bardo Gymnasium
    • LJC Le Jeune Chef Restaurant
    • PAC Physician Assistant Center
    • PDC Thompson Professional Development Center
    • POL College Police
    • VH Victorian House
    • VIL The Village at Penn College


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