Pennsylvania College of Technology is the recipient of a nearly $1.5 million federal grant to support students majoring in a transportation-related field. The National Science Foundation awarded $1,498,465 (grant No. 2221107) as part of its S-STEM program, which funds scholarships for academically talented low-income students.
Penn College receives NSF grant to aid transportation workforce Published 02.23.2024 News Students Scholarships Automotive Aviation Collision Repair & Restoration Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation Engineering Technologies Home Page contents Pennsylvania College of Technology is the recipient of a nearly $1.5 million federal grant to support students majoring in a transportation-related field. The National Science Foundation awarded $1,498,465 (grant No. 2221107) as part of its S-STEM …

More than 100 dental professionals attended a continuing education event hosted on campus on Friday by Penn College’s Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association. The seminar, titled “Infection Control in Practice,” was led by registered dental hygienist Angelina Marinucci, a clinical education manager for Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., a leader in dental instrument manufacturing, infection prevention and instrument reprocessing.
Continuing ed seminar draws more than 100 dental professionals Published 02.23.2024 Photos by Jennifer Cline, writer/magazine editor News Dental Hygiene Nursing & Health Sciences Clubs & Organizations Alumni News Home Page contents Penn College dental hygiene alumni gather for a photo op in Penn's Inn. Annual continuing education events on the campus also serve as a chance to catch up with former classmates. More than 100 dental professionals attended a continuing education event hosted on campus on Friday …

Following a SEDA-Council of Governments hearing yesterday in the Thompson Professional Development Center on the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, participants visited the college’s EV lab in the Parkes Automotive Technology Center. Automotive technology faculty members Christopher J. Holley and Charles F. Probst described the opportunities and challenges presented by EVs with the group.
Electric vehicles topic of SEDA-COG hearing, lab tour Published 02.23.2024 Photos by Tom Speicher, writer/video producer News Automotive Engineering Technologies Community Students Faculty & Staff Home Page contents Following a SEDA-Council of Governments hearing yesterday in the Thompson Professional Development Center on the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, participants visited the college’s EV lab in the Parkes Automotive Technology Center.  Christopher J. Holley, assistant professor of …

A new fitness area is available to Pennsylvania College of Technology students – the Flexible Space. Located in the Fitness Center on the third floor of Bush Campus Center, the Flexible Space is a separate room for doing sit-ups, stretches or light weightlifting. A recent grand opening drew more than 65 attendees and a round of applause.
New 'Flexible Space' stretches Fitness Center options Published 02.23.2024 Photos by Gayle M. Kielwein, coordinator of student engagement operations News Students Student Life Campus Events Home Page contents Students utilize the new Flexible Space located in a separate room near the college's Fitness Center. A new fitness area is available to Pennsylvania College of Technology students – the Flexible Space. Located in the Fitness Center on the third floor of Bush Campus Center, the Flexible Space is a …

For the second consecutive year, Pennsylvania College of Technology physician assistant graduates have bested the national first-attempt pass rate for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam. Ninety-four percent of Penn College’s Class of 2023 graduates – who completed their degrees in August – passed the exam on their first attempt, while 100% of the 2022 graduating class passed on their first try. The nationwide first-attempt pass rate for both years is 92%.
Physician assistant grads boast high board pass rates Published 02.22.2024 News Physician Assistant Nursing & Health Sciences Students Alumni News Faculty & Staff Home Page contents A mock emergency department is among the true-to-life labs where Pennsylvania College of Technology students receive hands-on education. For the second consecutive year, the college’s graduates exceeded the national first-attempt pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam. For the second consecutive year, …

Students in Penn College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter recently convened to prepare 144 plush monkey toys for children experiencing scary or difficult situations. The monkeys are provided by Aly’s Monkey Movement, a local nonprofit started by the then 10-year-old daughter of nursing student Kristy L. Creasy, who introduced the project to PTK members and provided instruction.
PTK pitches in on monkey movement for kids' comfort Published 02.22.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor News Honor Societies Community Nursing & Health Sciences Nursing Clubs & Organizations Community Involvement Home Page contents A pile of monkeys, a pile of love Students in Penn College’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter recently convened to prepare 144 plush monkey toys for children experiencing scary or difficult situations. The monkeys are provided by Aly’s Monkey Movement, a local …

Students in Positive Psychology (PSY 410) engaged in a field trip to Rider Park recently to learn about "forest bathing," one of many concepts associated with increased happiness, well-being and physical wellness. The class also learned about the offerings of the 867-acre park which is only a 20-minute drive from Pennsylvania College of Technology's campus.
Positive Psychology class savors mindful lesson at Rider Park Published 02.22.2024 Photos provided by Susan Slamka, faculty News Community Business, Arts & Sciences Home Page contents Students in Positive Psychology (PSY 410) engaged in a field trip to Rider Park in Trout Run on Feb. 19 to take part in an introduction to "mindful forest bathing." Susan Slamka, associate professor of psychology at Pennsylvania College of Technology, explained, "Nature bathing is one of the many concepts students in Positive …

After a four-season All-American drought, coach Dustin Bartron’s Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team appears poised to regain the form that produced 88 All-Americans over the previous 22 years. “I believe we will be very competitive this season,” Bartron said as his squad prepared for its opener this weekend at the 55th USA Archery Indoor National Championships in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Penn College spotlight on archery Published 02.22.2024 News Athletics Wildcat Athletics Students Home Page contents After a four-season All-American drought, coach Dustin Bartron’s Pennsylvania College of Technology archery team appears poised to regain the form that produced 88 All-Americans over the previous 22 years. “I believe we will be very competitive this season. The chemistry and work ethic of these archers are among their strong attributes that will show success this year,” Bartron said as his …

Pennsylvania College of Technology's emergency management & homeland security major and its outreach to assist people with disabilities and emergency responders in Lycoming County was featured in a report on WNEP-TV Wednesday evening.
WNEP-TV features emergency management initiative Published 02.21.2024 News Emergency Management & Homeland Security Business, Arts & Sciences Events Students Community Community Involvement Community Connections Faculty & Staff Home Page contents Pennsylvania College of Technology's emergency management & homeland security major and its outreach to assist people with disabilities and emergency responders in Lycoming County was featured in a report on WNEP-TV Wednesday evening.  WNEP-TV's Mackenzie Aucker …