‘Crude’ Alternative

Could natural gas be the first step to weaning the United States off foreign oil? An energy expert believes that it is, and that it can boost employment.
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Me? Procrastinate?

The first step in overcoming procrastination might be as simple as asking a question.
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As He Sees Fit

Personal trainer – and science geek – Domenick Schiraldi-Irrera, ’11, doesn't want to train you; he wants to teach you.
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Determined to Lose

Kristi Ritchey's quick rise in the elite California restaurant industry mattered little when her health hit rock bottom. She became determined to change her lifestyle.
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The Campus
That Works Hard Plays Hard

Students take their work in Penn College's classrooms and labs seriously. But they also make time for fun.
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Fitness and lifetime sports faculty member Babe Mayer talks about his work with Giants rookie starting fullback Henry Hynoski, using the same techniques Penn College teaches its students.
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Spring 2012

On the cover: Domenick Schiraldi-Irrera, a recent applied health studies and physical fitness specialist graduate, does abdominal work in the Penn College Fitness Center where, as a personal trainer, he focused on educating clients about the science of fitness – and unteaching the "lessons" of magazine covers and infomercials. Read more about Schiraldi-Irrera.

Spring 2012

Joseph M. Van Noy

Inside front cover: Joseph M. Van Noy, an electronics and computer engineering technology student, works on his senior project: using a field programmable gate array to develop a high-speed clocking circuit. The project was suggested by QorTek in Williamsport, where Van Noy completed an internship and was hired full time after his graduation in May 2011.

Photo by Tom Wilson.

Back cover: The beaming faces of Resident Assistants Troy C. Weimer, Kayla E. Bosley, Darren S. Kanagy and Adam S. Feather are reflected in the smile of fellow RA Jonathan M. Probst.