Heavy-Duty Helpers Deliver 52,000-Pound 'Message Board' to Campus

Published 07.12.2013

Student News

Allison employees prepare to hook the boulder to the crane.Under close observation, "The Rock" nears its resting place.A blank canvasThe Allison crew indulges a photo request.A 26-ton rock, donated by Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc., was special-delivered Friday by Allison Crane & Rigging, which likewise volunteered its services and equipment. Suggested by students who made a proposal to Penn College staff, "The Rock" will serve as a giant message board on which campus organizations can paint notes to promote events. "The Rock" is on the Bush Campus Center lawn, near the east end of the Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center.