Colloquium Explores Collective Good Behind Singular Effort

Published 11.30.2015


Geisinger was praised as a national model of health care reform during a June 2009 policy speech by President Barack Obama.Alan R. NeunerThe speaker compares the relative costs of alternative power – fuel cells, solar, wind, etc.The latest speaker in Penn College’s Daniel J. Doyle Technology & Society Colloquia Series on Nov. 3 showed that seemingly small and insignificant decisions about energy use can echo resoundingly and positively through the broader community. Alan R. Neuner, vice president for facilities operations for Geisinger Health System, presented “Improving National Health Through Energy Efficiency” in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Tuesday night, sharing his employer's nationally recognized success in reducing energy costs and correspondingly improving the health of its neighbors. Neuner's complete lecture has been added to the Penn College YouTube channel:
Photos by Dalaney T. Vartenisian, student photographer