A boring week at Penn College? There's no such animal!
– Photos by Tim Wegman and Juvy A. Orillaza, student photographers;
and Becky J. Shaner, senior manager of donor relations and special events
A student tests his hammering skills under the Penn College Construction Association tent at Fall Fusion.
Not surprisingly, the Penn College Motorsports Association draws a crowd ...
... as did the popular and competitive Baja SAE team.
Lorenzo A. Marekfa, admissions counselor, and Community Peer Educator Katherine A. "Kat" Downes engage a student on behalf of Minorities Lending Knowledge. Downes, of Hamburg, is enrolled in graphic design.
Madigan Library is well-represented by Stephanie A. Campbell, acquisitions and outreach specialist.
Ominous skies can't dull the school spirit of the Wildcat Dance Team ...
Penn College esports, formed during the spring semester as a force in competitive collegiate gaming, makes its presence known.
Functional AND fashionable are these colorful helmets, among the essentials for the American Welding Society student chapter.
ARC of Lycoming County and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge take part in regional nonprofits' encouragement of community involvement by students.
Among the program-based student organizations is the ConCreate Design Club, tied to one of the newer majors in the School of Construction & Design Technologies.
... or the newly formed Penn College Pep Band.
The Penn College Chapter of Omega Delta Sigma, the national veterans fraternity, proudly stands among the institution's award-winning Greek organizations.
Equipment and a signup sheet draw onlookers to men's lacrosse, a club sport that competes in the National College Lacrosse League.
Academic Skills Specialists Melissa M. Stocum (left) and Katie L. Mackey readily exhibit the college's team approach to student success.
Employers line the Field House in search of part-time employees from an ever-reliable labor pool.
Community Peer Educators Dessa D. Valisno (left), a business administration: marketing concentration student from Lock Haven, and Alexis R. Price, an applied human services major from Huntingdon, exude positivity in their recruitment of student leaders.
... including Fastenal, a national company with a local presence.
Students network with a variety of vendors ...
Goats get limbered up and comfortable on the lawn of the Thompson Professional Development Center.
"Yum, this PDC lawn tastes great!"
The yoga class goes into (we're not "kidding") its Child's Pose.
As if yoga isn't already challenging enough!
Student leaders Joey M. Morrin and Emily K. Conklin meet their newest (and furriest) friends ...
... and, by all indications, enjoy the interaction.
Welding technology student Taylor J. Elliott, of State College, laughs in the Goat Yoga mosh pit.
Amend that "Cat-Cow Pose" to include one more species.
A helpful critter joins in the "Crow Pose."
... exploring whether Crocs are food or footwear.
Goats walk "back to back" along a human highway.
This goat is "tu-tu" cute ...
Namaste, baaaaaa-maste. It's all a scrum of fun, courtesy of Penn College Student Engagement and Buttinhead Farms in Hunlock Creek.
Faculty retiree Suzann Mayer and husband George enjoy a night at the ballpark.
Mary C. (Grattan) Bachman ('11, physician assistant) and family
Gathered for game-night refreshment – and scoring some boxed bobblehead giveaways inspired by local NBA draftee Alize Johnson – are (from left)Meghan M. Stabley ('16, health information management), Joshua A. Latterner ('11, civil engineering technology), Ryan P. ('12, civil engineering) and Brittany J. Smith ('17, health information management), and Abigail M. Gesselman ('16, physician assistant) and Travis M. Portzline ('11, surveying technology).
The Hoy family (from left): Gage M. ('18, engineering design technology), Frederick R. ('89, architectural technology), Brian A. ('02, plastics and polymer technology) and Jerry L. ('69, mechanical drafting)
Gabe Sinicropi, the Crosscutters' vice president of marketing and public relations, introduces the student-athletes chosen to throw out ceremonial first pitches.
Team mascot Boomer pops a welcoming wheelie.
Students take part in the "Pony Hop" among the between-innings entertainment.
A panoramic view of our national pastime, locally cultivated on a perfectly pleasant "School Night."
More interstitial amusement
Happiness in the stands
Rhashan West-Bey, the team's "Director of Smiles," assists a student playing "What's in the Box?" (The contestant traded a can of frosting for an Amazon Echo!)
Baseball under the lights ... and a gorgeous night sky
A star is born!
Students vie in vain for $10,000 in the Lucky Dice Roll ...
... and are led off the field, with consolation prizes, by Anthony J. Pace (left), the college's director of student engagement.