Penn College NOW

Joseph Thompson

  • Student
  • Graphic Design & Art

As an aspiring graphic designer, Joseph jumped at the opportunity to take a design course in high school. His dual enrollment through Penn College NOW gave him a glimpse into his future career plus a few credits to take on his journey.

Joseph Thompson
TAKING THE LEAD

Q&A with Joseph

WHAT LED YOU TO CHOOSE PENN COLLEGE?

Penn College, in my eyes, is one of the best colleges that offers a degree in my field of study.

DID YOU RECEIVE ANY SCHOLARSHIPS?

Yes, I received the Valeria M. Aponick Scholarship and Career and Technical Education Scholarship.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ASPECT OF CAMPUS?

My professors and the staff at the College are all very supportive and kind. I look forward to going to classes everyday.

IN ADDITION TO YOUR ACADEMIC PURSUITS, WHAT ARE YOU INVOLVED IN?

Right now I'm not involved in anything outside the classroon due to some time constraints. But I am planning to join the Wildcat Online Gaming Association.

HOW DID PENN COLLEGE NOW COURSES PREPARE YOU FOR THE REAL COLLEGE EXPERIENCE?

Penn College NOW courses allowed me to understand the difficulty of college classes and how to study for them.

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR AFTER GRADUATION?

I plan to obtain a job at Google as a visual designer.

Real-World Ready

"The Penn College NOW course allowed me to get real insight into my future career as a graphic designer."

Joseph Thompson

Real-World Ready
His path to Penn College

His path to Penn College

Hometown: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
High School: Williamsport Area High School
Penn College NOW Course: The History of Graphic Design 
Penn College Major: Graphic Design
Programs

Graphic Design

Master design principles and prepare for a career in graphic design.

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