Class Notes

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.

Lindsay McCloskey, 2017
nursing

Lindsay is a registered nurse for UPMC Susquehanna. She resides in Howard.

Submitted 1 day 12 hours ago

Louis Paulauski, 1963
electronics technology

Louis is a retired quality control inspector for engine assembly and engine overhaul. He holds FAA repair and inspection certifications and is a veteran of the Navy's communications division. He resides in Clermont, Fla.

Submitted 5 days 16 hours ago

Dustin Ott, 2010
residential construction technology and management

Dustin is a project manager for Clayco, a design build contractor. He resides in Hollidaysburg.

Submitted 5 days 16 hours ago

Donald Warner, 1972
engineering drafting technology

Donald retired from a career in new product development. He was a design engineer for Cameron Manufacturing and Design and Ingersoll Rand. He holds nine U.S. patents.

Submitted 5 days 16 hours ago

Larry Frace, 1977
electrical construction

Larry owns Larry C. Frace Inspections LLC. He provides code and building inspections. He resides in Bloomsburg.

Submitted 5 days 16 hours ago

Cindy (Bickel) Stahl, 1991
surgical technology

Cindy is a senior certified surgical technology and operating room first assistant for general surgery at UPMC Susquehanna. She resides in Montoursville.

Submitted 1 week 1 day ago

Andrew Langan, 2018
legal assistant: paralegal

Andrew is a paralegal for Carpenter, Harris & Flayhart, Attorneys at Law. He resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 1 week 1 day ago

William Long III, 1976
electrical technology

William is a part-time driver for Enterprise Holdings. He resides in New Cumberland.

Submitted 1 week 1 day ago

Cynthia Love, 1999
applied human services

Cynthia, owner of CAL Funding Initiatives, is a nonprofit consultant and grant writer. She resides in Lock Haven.

Submitted 1 week 1 day ago

Ron Heiber, 1968
electrical construction technology

Ron retired from the City of Las Vegas, where he was a traffic signal electrician. He resides in Myerstown.

Submitted 1 week 1 day ago

James Alger, 2016
aviation maintenance technology

James is a mobile repair technician for Dassault Aircraft Services, traveling to any location to provide timely, high-quality troubleshooting to Dassault Falcon jet operators. He resides in Newark, Del.

Submitted 1 week 3 days ago

Caleb Schirmer, 2016
applied management

Caleb is the assistant director of annual giving for Lycoming College. He resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 1 week 4 days ago

Steven Moon, 2018
emergency management technology

Steven is a family support specialist and community services coordinator for JusticeWorks Family of Services. He resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 1 week 5 days ago

Julie (DeFeo) McElwee, 2008
business administration: human resource management

Julie is human resources director for White Deer Run Treatment Network. She and husband, Duston, '09, technology management; '07, information technology: network technology, welcomed their second son, Wyatt, in 2017. They reside in New Columbia.

Submitted 1 week 5 days ago

Michelle Beggs, 2008
early childhood education

Michelle is a preschool teacher for STEP Head Start. She resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 1 week 5 days ago

Ross Scott, 1967
technical illustration

After a 30-year career in drafting and design engineering, Ross is retired and lives in Haines City, Fla. He began his education at Williamsport Technical Institute in March 1965, just before it transitioned to a community college. He was in the college's rehabilitation program, which evaluated the abilities of those with physical disabilities and trained them for careers, and roomed at Mammy Wheeland's at 966 Vine Ave. "In those days, school was parallel to industry; in other words, you attended school 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a break in the morning, lunch, and another break in the afternoon, and two weeks off in the summer." He and another student were hired as technical illustrators by International Correspondence Schools in Scranton. He continued his education in engineering at Penn State.

Submitted 2 weeks 2 days ago

Christa Watson, 2018
business administration: management

Christa is the development coordinator for Lycoming County SPCA. Her primary duties include donor relations and event planning, including the annual Sweet Temptations fundraiser in November 2018. She resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 2 weeks 4 days ago

Rebecca Buttorff, 1996
legal assistant: paralegal

Rebecca is a senior civil litigation paralegal for Lepley, Engelman, Yaw & Wilk. She resides in Jersey Shore.

Submitted 2 weeks 4 days ago

Stormie Mauck, 2016
legal assistant: paralegal studies

Stormie is in her third (final) year as a student at Penn State Law, where she is in the Top 5 percent of her class and is editor-in-chief of the Penn State Law Review. Upon graduating and passing the bar exam, she has accepted an associate attorney position in the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP, a Top 100 global law firm. She resides in Blanchard and plans to move to Philadelphia.

Submitted 3 weeks 4 days ago

Steven Fantaske, 2018
information technology sciences: gaming and simulation

Steven is a virtual reality developer for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He programs in C++ and Blueprint to make prototype user interfaces for first responders in virtual reality and augmented reality. He resides in Boulder, Colo.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Shannon (Wesche) Mooney, 2008
physician assistant

Shannon is a PA for Jones Memorial Hospital. She resides in Rexville, N.Y.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Jennifer (Wesneski) Neal, 2000
radiography

Jennifer is a CT technologist for Arnot Ogden Medical Center. She resides in Roaring Branch.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Joseph Wisniewski, 1992
food and hospitality management

Joseph is U.S. Army's Advanced Culinary Training Division chief. He oversees the daily operations of the division, which provides advanced-level culinary training and enlisted aide training to Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine and Coast Guard personnel. He is a Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Educator. He resides in Richmond.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Kristina (Popiolek) Dunnavant, 1985
dietetic technician

Kristina works in inventory control quality assurance for Amazon. She resides in Saylorsburg.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Caleb Cartmell, 2018
automotive technology management

Caleb is an assistant service manager for Blaise Alexander Chevrolet. He resides in Williamsport.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Jessie Chronister, 2015
applied management

Jessie is a client service associate for Berman McAleer, a financial advisement and wealth management firm. She resides in Towson, Md.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

William Johnson, 1985
computer information systems

William is director of information technology for First Data Corp., managing global Fortune 200 IT infrastructure. He resides in Gettysburg.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Kristi Bower, 1996
applied human services

Kristi is an income maintenance casework supervisor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She resides in Milton.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Adam Schuler, 2006
electrical occupations

Adam is an electrician for Kelley Electric and is pursuing his Journeyman's license in Lehigh County. He and his wife, Tacy (DeGreen), '07, technology management, '05, baking and pastry arts, welcomed daughter Audrey Ann on Nov. 30, 2017.  They reside in New Tripoli.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

Amy (Smith) Pfeiffer, 2013
nursing

Amy is a registered nurse for UPMC Susquehanna. She resides in Linden.

Submitted 1 month 1 week ago

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