Class Notes shares the achievements and milestones of alumni of Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessors, Williamsport Area Community College and Williamsport Technical Institute. Share your story.
Jamie (Kurtz) Ficks, 2006nursing
Jamie is a certified registered nurse practitioner for UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport Regional Medical Center, where she is a hospitalist for internal medicine. She resides in New Columbia.
Natalie (Kraus) Campbell, 2005office technology: medical emphasis
Natalie is a medical assistant for Red Rock Job Corps. She resides in Dushore.
Timothy Weiss, 2009electrical occupations
Timothy is an electrical controls specialist for Sharp Packaging Solutions, where he manages a team of 10. He resides in Plymouth Meeting.
Heath Johnson, 2011aviation maintenance technology
Heath is a senior field service technical representative for Lycoming Engines. He resides in Shamokin Dam.
Amy Barraclough, 2006nursing
Amy is an RN case manager for Aetna. She resides in McVeytown.
Matthew Bamonte, 2015information technology sciences: gaming and simulation
Matthew is a learning experience designer for Amazon Robotics. He is responsible for creating engaging learning experiences in the form of online learning, classroom learning, job aids and reference guides that enable Operations & Maintenance personnel at Amazon fulfillment centers to work cohesively and safely with robotic technology. He holds a master's in instructional technology from Bloomsburg University and resides in Manchester, N.H.
James Ahern, 2017information assurance and cyber security
James is a senior cybersecurity consultant for the Wisconsin Department of Justice. He resides in Madison, Wis.
Brandon Hornberger, 2016surveying technology
Brandon is a surveyor for Trumbull Corp., working on the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project. He married Morgan Bower in June 2017. They reside in South Williamsport.
Jeff Steen, 2019applied management
Jeff manages the medium- and high-voltage electrical department for Merck Pharmaceutical. He resides in Coatesville.
Adam Diltz, 2000culinary arts technology
Adam is chef/owner of Elwood, a 26-seat restaurant in Philadelphia that he opened on May 1, 2019. Diltz has been featured in Philadelphia-area media, including being named among 15 "Who's Next Chefs" by Billy Penn in 2017. Elwood's opening has been featured by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia magazine, PennLive and Eater Philadelphia. He resides in Philadelphia.
David Klinger, 1994welding technology
David is a test technician for ACF Industries, testing and inspecting welding. He resides in Bloomsburg.
Samantha (Gstalder) Tatham, 2018physical therapist assistant, baking and pastry arts
Samantha is a physical therapist assistant for AdvantageCare, providing therapeutic interventions at an assisted living facility. She resides in Lock Haven.
Holly Kotzur, 1989dental hygiene
Holly is retired and resides in Little River, S.C.
Rose Larsen-Mumbauer, 2009technology management
Rose is a pricing and reporting analyst for Lycoming Engines and a May 2020 candidate for an Executive Master of Business Administration from University of Notre Dame. She resides in Montoursville.
Edward Thompson, 1971aviation maintenance technician
Edward retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad, where he was a machinist with responsibilities that included "anything involving a diesel locomotive, from top to bottom, inside and out, excluding electric and car body and plumbing. Rebuilding parts and making parts from blank steel." He resides in Belsano.
Rachel Farber, 2018nursing
Rachel is a staff nurse for UPMC Altoona. She resides in Altoona.
Melissa Hombosky, 2002graphic design
Melissa owns 3twenty9 Design, where is a graphic designer for print and digital media. She resides in Bellefonte.
Caleb Cartmell, 2018automotive technology management
Caleb is a service adviser for Steve Moyer Subaru. He resides in Shoemakersville.
James Hendrie, 2018software development & information management
James is a software engineer, UI/UX designer and founder of James Hendrie Consulting. He resides in New York City.
Lauren Schuman, 2005graphic design
Lauren is the digital communications director for Country Meadows Retirement Communities in Hershey.
Kyrie Andrus, 2009health arts: practical nursing
Kyrie is a licensed practical nurse for UPMC Pinnacle. She resides in York Springs.
Floyd Springman, 2009applied technical studies: construction
Floyd is an automation specialist for Andritz Automation. He earned an associate degree in automation from Mitchell Technical Institute. He resides in Montoursville.
Michael Johnson, 2012building science and sustainable design: building construction technology
Michael is a territory safety lead for Lithko Contracting. He resides in Charlotte, N.C.
Jordan Greenland, 2019plastics and polymer engineering technology
Jordan is a research/teaching assistant at Lehigh University, where he is pursuing a doctorate in polymer science. He resides in Aaronsburg.
Thomas Wolfe, 1983diesel mechanics
Thomas is a supervisor of vocational education for the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. He holds a bachelor's in workforce education, a master's degree in educational leadership and Pennsylvania Vocational Administrative Director, and K-12 Principal certificates. He resides in Elizabethville.
Jodie (Gausman) McVan, 1994graphic design
Jodie is an executive principal for ICON plc. She resides in Yardley.
Casey Wilhelm, 2010welding and fabrication engineering technology
Casey is a welding engineer for Parsons. He resides in Aiken, S.C.
Erik Graham, 2007computer aided product design
Erik is a contract design engineer for Container Testing Solutions. He resides in Youngsville.
Rachael Malek, 2019applied human services
Rachael is a caseworker for Snyder County Children and Youth Services. She resides in Williamsport.
George Gadbois, 2015business administration: banking and finance
George is a paraplanner and investment analyst for Legacy Financial Group. He resides in Rockville, Md.