Campus Housing Communities Break Bread – and Break the Ice – During Startup BBQ

Published 08.20.2014

Student News

First-year representatives from each of the four Living-Learning Communities are, from left: Logan R. Brooks, automotive technology management: automotive technology concentration, Damascus, Maryland; Kerianne Connelly, pre-dental hygiene, Feasterville-Trevose; Naja B. Williams, baking and pastry arts, East Orange, New Jersey; and Joseph H. Griep, information technology sciences-gaming and simulation, Le Roy, New York.Shirts honoring each of the four communities are lined up for participants.In the atrium of the PDC, Living-Learning Community students line up for engaging eats, including sandwiches, baked beans and macaroni salad.Paul L. Starkey, Penn College’s vice president for academic affairs/provost, addresses the gathering of Living-Learning Community students and their faculty, staff and student mentors. Taking a healthy bite of barbecue are Health Sciences freshmen: from left are Benjamin D. Meier, pre-physician assistant, Fleetwood; John D. Henigin, pre-nursing, Indiana; Austin T. Startoni, pre-nursing, Lebanon; and Timothy F. Schwartzer, pre-emergency medical services, Bensalem. Students in Penn College’s Living-Learning Communities – themed housing arrangements for first-year Dauphin Hall residents in majors related to automotive, health sciences, hospitality or information technology – were treated to a get-acquainted barbecue in the Thompson Professional Development Center on Tuesday evening.