Cultural Diversity Extolled at Vic House 'Lawn Party'

Published 08.28.2015


A friendly bean-bag competition is enjoyed by siblings Andre J. and Bryonna A. Aldubayan, of Old Forge. He is an aviation maintenance technology student; she's enrolled in applied health studies: radiography concentration.Student leaders at the event include (clockwise from left) Duncan Rodriguez, Kunkletown, nursing; Wilmer I. Clase, Lancaster, building science and sustainable design: architectural technology concentration; Morgan N. Keyser, Cogan Station, graphic design; and Lauren J. Crouse, Williamsport, applied health studies.Sara H. Ousby, director of diversity and community engagement, welcomes attendees.Sharing insight is Kavitha R. Kolangaden, a pre-physician assistant major from Belle Mead, New Jersey.Also relishing the sunshine and camaraderie are (from left) Brianna M. Latovich, a nursing student from Mount Carmel; Tima Cummings, an alumnus and applied human services major from Williamsport; and Emma J. Sutterlin, an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major from State College.The Multicultural Lawn Party, held Thursday outside Penn College's beautiful Victorian House, provided an informal opportunity for students, faculty and staff with diverse backgrounds and experiences to mingle. Student leaders from PC Alliance, Minorities Lending Knowledge and College Women of Williamsport welcomed students back to campus and shared how students can get involved with their respective organizations.
Photos by Caleb G. Schirmer, student photographer