Making way while the sun shines

Published 09.29.2021

Building Construction
Student News
Engineering Technologies

Reber (standing, in blue shirt) works with his Concrete Construction class on Wednesday, restoring sidewalks near the Larry A. Ward Machining Technologies Center and the Lycoming Engines Metal Trades Center.As they have done so often over the years, Penn College construction students applied their lab instruction to a real-world campus project on Wednesday. Building construction technology instructor Franklin H. Reber Jr. and students in his Concrete Construction class repaired walkways on the west side of the mall, undoing damage done when underground utilities were accessed. Reber was the driving force behind the college's two-year degree in concrete science technology, initiated in Fall 2018 as the only such program on the East Coast.