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Fall 2021, Volume 30, Number 2

Baseball, softball to  have new homes

Baseball, softball to have new homes

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce is constructing a synthetic turf field complex adjacent to main campus, featuring six youth baseball/softball fields and a collegiate baseball field.

Cruising the world

Cruising the world

Diesel technology graduate Brandon Langdon, ’14, has experienced a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetimes aboard a 147-foot long-range expedition yacht.

‘Living lab’ lives on after half-century

‘Living lab’ lives on after half-century

Fifty years after the Schneebeli Earth Science Center opened “over the mountain” from main campus, alumni and former employees share their memories.

Work-life balance is beautiful in Alaska

Work-life balance is beautiful in Alaska

At work, building automation technology grad Brian Watkins, ’10, oversees Honeywell’s Alaska branch. Off the clock, he’s sharing his outdoor adventures with popular hunting magazines.

Launching a legacy

Launching a legacy

After nearly a quarter century leading Penn College, President Davie Jane Gilmour plans to retire in June 2022 and announced the launch of a legacy fundraising campaign.

Filming yourself
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Filming yourself

These tips come from Hailee B. Mercy, a May 2021 graphic design graduate and a student videographer/editor in the college’s Public Relations & Marketing Office.

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On the Cover

On the Cover

This issue’s cover art, featuring retiring President Davie Jane Gilmour, was created by Mark W. Wilson, an instructor of graphic design at the college, using an assortment of watercolor brushes in Photoshop. The original photo it is based on was taken by Cindy Davis Meixel, writer/photo editor. In "Launching a legacy," Gilmour talks about her plan to retire in June 2022 and her launch of the “Tomorrow Is in the Making” campaign.

Inside Back Cover

Inside Back Cover

From left, Alexis E. Heritage, who graduated in 2020 with an associate degree in information technology: technical support technology; Kienehn L. Jenison, software development and information management; and Mick O. Hoover, ’21, information assurance and cyber security, build, test and troubleshoot networks in the networking lab (Center for Business & Workforce Development Room 143).

Inside Front Cover

Inside Front Cover

Olivia L. Miller, of Muncy, demonstrates electrical diagnostic troubleshooting on a diesel truck as part of the Diesel Electronic Fuels: Systems, Operation and Diagnostics course at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center. Miller is dual majoring in electric power generation: diesel emphasis and heavy construction equipment technology. The Earth Science Center was dedicated 50 years ago.

Center for Career Design  Niche

The Center for Career Design brings together students, alumni and industry partners to benefit tomorrow’s workforce. It is the hub for students and alumni to brush up their resume and interview skills or explore career opportunities, and for alumni and corporate partners to meet and hire Penn College graduates. The space houses the Penn College Foundation, Alumni Relations, Career Services, Corporate Relations and Donor Relations.

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