Lyter Elementary Students Visit Graphic Communications Labs

Published 03.27.2008

Student News
Graphic Design & Art

First-graders watch with interest as thousands of sheets of paper are printed with college letterhead.Penn College student David L. Weaver, president of Gamma Epsilon Tau, a graphic arts honors fraternity, helps a Lyter Elementary School first-grader screen-print a T-shirt in one of the college%E2%80%99s graphic communications labs.First-graders from Lyter Elementary School in the Montoursville Area School District visited Pennsylvania College of Technology's graphic communications facilities on March 25-26.

Students enrolled in an advanced imaging techniques class taught by Thomas R. Tyberg, assistant professor of graphic communications, and volunteers from Gamma Epsilon Tau, a graphic arts honors fraternity, offered the children a tour of the facilities used by students studying graphic communications technology (associate degree) and graphic communications management (bachelor's degree) at the college.

The students participated in hands-on activities, including screen-printing T-shirts, and were given demonstrations of the department's presses and finishing equipment.

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