Pennsylvania’s 2024-25 budget includes a 13% increase – $4 million – for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s state appropriation. Gov. Josh Shapiro signed legislation into law late on July 11 that will increase the college’s state appropriation to $33,971,000. Penn College’s 2024-25 budget, which was approved by its Board of Directors on June 27, projected a 5% increase in appropriation funding.
Approved state budget boosts Penn College appropriation by 13% Published 07.12.2024 News Announcements Home Page contents Pennsylvania’s 2024-25 budget includes a 13% increase – $4 million – for Pennsylvania College of Technology’s state appropriation. Gov. Josh Shapiro signed legislation into law late on July 11 that will increase the college’s state appropriation to $33,971,000. Penn College’s 2024-25 budget, which was approved by its Board of Directors on June 27, projected a 5% increase in …

Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su and Director of the Domestic Policy Counsel/White House Domestic Policy Advisor Neera Tanden took a few moments to answer questions following their July 11, 2024, announcement event at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The officials announced nationwide grant funding for apprenticeship initiatives totaling $244 million. Penn College is the recipient of a $4 million grant to expand its existing apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs.
Federal officials tout apprenticeships at Penn College Published 07.11.2024 News Workforce Development Announcements Industry Partnerships Industry Relations President News Faculty & Staff Home Page contents Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su and Director of the Domestic Policy Counsel/White House Domestic Policy Advisor Neera Tanden took a few moments to answer questions following their July 11, 2024, announcement event at Pennsylvania College of Technology.  The officials announced nationwide grant funding …

A $4 million federal grant will empower Pennsylvania College of Technology to continue serving as a key provider of apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship training programs statewide and beyond in response to employer demand for more workers in advanced manufacturing. The Apprenticeship Building America grant was announced today during a U.S. Department of Labor event with remarks delivered by Julie Su, acting secretary of labor, and Neera Tanden, White House domestic policy advisor.
College awarded $4 million grant for apprenticeship expansion Published 07.11.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor, and Rob Hinkal, social media specialist News Workforce Development Announcements Industry Partnerships Industry Relations President News Faculty & Staff Home Page contents The U.S. Department of Labor announced apprenticeship grant awards on the Pennsylvania College of Technology campus on July 11, including $4 million for the college’s apprenticeship and …

A cross-curricular, collaborative effort by Pennsylvania College of Technology psychology and nursing faculty and a college counselor to enhance students’ mental health was highlighted at the Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition’s Annual Conference, held recently in Pittsburgh. Fifty colleges from 21 states took part in the conference. Presentations and workshops focused on how college campuses partner with communities and organizations to promote mental wellness needs and decrease suicide risk.
Cross-curricular collaboration highlights mental wellness efforts Published 07.10.2024 News Business, Arts & Sciences Nursing & Health Sciences Counseling Services Students Faculty & Staff Student Life Home Page contents A cross-curricular, collaborative effort by Pennsylvania College of Technology psychology and nursing faculty and a college counselor to enhance students’ mental health was highlighted at the Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition’s Annual Conference, held recently in Pittsburgh. …

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education recently reaffirmed its accreditation of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s physical therapist assistant major. The reaffirmation extends the program’s accreditation for the next 10 years. The reaffirmation is based on a self-study by the college and a visit to campus by CAPTE.
Physical therapist assistant program’s accreditation reaffirmed Published 07.10.2024 News Physical Therapist Assistant Nursing & Health Sciences School of Nursing & Health Sciences News Students Faculty & Staff Home Page contents The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education recently reaffirmed its accreditation of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s physical therapist assistant major. The reaffirmation extends the program’s accreditation for the next 10 years. The reaffirmation is based …

Rather than disposing of books that have outlived their usefulness, The Gallery at Penn College and The Madigan Library invited students to upcycle old books into unique works of art for the second installation of “Old Books/New Lives: The Art of Upcycling.” The student showcase is being held in conjunction with the national juried exhibition, “Books Undone 2: The Art of Altered Books” in the gallery on the third floor of Penn College's library. The exhibits are on display through July 21.
Students reimagine, upcycle objects into art Published 07.09.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor News The Gallery at Penn College Library Students Business, Arts & Sciences Courses Faculty & Staff Home Page contents Cruz J. Nagle's "Three Little Birds" offers an uplifting message about embracing life's challenges. A business administration student, Nagle is one of eight students whose upcycled books are on display on the first floor of The Madigan Library at Pennsylvania College of …

Pennsylvania College of Technology formally dedicated the Jean McMahon Soars Center for Additive Manufacturing July 3 in the College Avenue Labs facility on main campus. The Soars family has supported Penn College and the Penn College Foundation in a multitude of ways over the years, including scholarships, summer learning experiences for middle school students via the My Tomorrow camp and more.
Dedication celebrates college’s additive manufacturing center Published 07.08.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor News Automated Manufacturing & Machining Engineering Technologies Donors Events Faculty & Staff Students Home Page contents Pennsylvania College of Technology formally dedicated the Jean McMahon Soars Center for Additive Manufacturing July 3 in the College Avenue Labs facility on main campus. The Soars family has supported Penn College and the Penn College Foundation in a …

Seven secondary school teachers representing different regions of the state became students of STEM during a recent weeklong externship at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Supported by a PAsmart grant, STEM Careers Re-Imagined: An Industry and Education Collaborative, the program engaged educators in activities rooted in science, math and engineering and supplied them with resources for future classroom use.
Teachers become students of STEM at Penn College Published 07.03.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor News STEM News at Penn College Featured STEM Stories Innovation & STEM Engineering Technologies K-12 Events Faculty & Staff Community Home Page contents Seven secondary school teachers representing different regions of the state became students of STEM during a recent weeklong externship at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Supported by a PAsmart grant, STEM Careers Re-Imagined: An …

The Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport will host Blues Traveler on Saturday, Oct. 19, as part of the band’s fall tour, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iconic, award-winning album, “Four.” Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are available at the CAC site.
Blues Traveler to perform at Community Arts Center on Oct. 19 Published 07.03.2024 News Community Arts Center Community Home Page contents The Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport will host Blues Traveler on Saturday, Oct. 19, as part of the band’s fall tour, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iconic, award-winning album, “Four.” Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are available at the CAC site .  Regarded as the album that catapulted Blues Traveler into the mainstream, “Four” was the band’s …

The youngest members of the Penn College campus were enthusiastically greeted with waves and cheers as they participated in their annual Independence Day Parade on Tuesday. Marching, skipping and rolling along the campus mall, the beloved tradition of the Dunham Children’s Learning Center was enjoyed by participants and onlookers alike. Also boosting the red, white and blue procession was ideal summer weather.
Kids' patriotic parade lifts star-spangled spirits Published 07.02.2024 Photos by Alexandra Butler, photographer/photo editor News Campus Events Campus and People Faculty & Staff Students Home Page contents The youngest members of the Penn College campus were enthusiastically greeted with waves and cheers as they participated in their annual Independence Day Parade on Tuesday. Marching, skipping and rolling along the campus mall, the beloved tradition of the Dunham Children’s Learning Center was enjoyed by …