Vol. 24, Issue 3 Winter 2015 Annual Report

President’s Message

President’s Message

As evidenced by the accomplishments of 2014-15, Penn College is a thriving, indispensable institution of higher education. If these are our milestones in 2015, what will our triumphs be in 2020?

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Degrees + Imagination at Work

Degrees + Imagination at Work

Triage, Treatment & Tenderness

Triage, Treatment & Tenderness

A part-time member of Penn College’s physician assistant faculty recounts the suffering – and dignity – he saw among the patients he treated at an Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone.

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Gifts & Donations

Gifts & Donations

Penn College and the Penn College Foundation acknowledge contributions that support student scholarships and instructional equipment.

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Teaching Awards, Staff Awards, and Alumni Award recipients.

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New Scholarships

In 2014-15, 18 new scholarships were established through Penn College and the Penn College Foundation.

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Thank You, Alumni

Thank you for volunteering!

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Printed issue

Winter 2015 Front cover. Cover photo by Larry D. Kauffman.

Front cover: Three commencement ceremonies celebrated the attainment of more than 900 “degrees that work” by May 2015 Penn College graduates. Commencement is held at the Community Arts Center, a subsidiary of Penn College, in downtown Williamsport.

Winter 2015

Scripps-Booth Model D

Students, from front, Ian M. Bachleda, Ryan J. Bollinger, Eugene J. Toner and Ryan J. Haslett, all enrolled in Penn College’s automotive restoration technology major, polish a one-of-a-kind 1916 Scripps-Booth Model D at the Elegance at Hershey, a world-class invitational of rare collector cars. At the request of the vehicle’s owner, the William E. Swigart Jr. Automobile Museum, the students restored the car – which hadn’t been driven since 1959 – to drivability for the event. Photo by Larry D. Kauffman.

Working Class: 100 Years of Hands-On Education

“Working Class: 100 Years of Hands-On Education” is a documentary that chronicles the contribution of Penn College and its predecessors to the American workforce throughout the Great Depression, wars, social upheaval and the transition from the Industrial Era to the Information Age.

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The Gallery at Penn College

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