Monthly Archives: September 2008

Liberty Excavators Establishes Scholarship Fund at Penn College

Karen Hawkins, human resources, Liberty Excavators Inc.; Debra M. Miller, director of corporate relations, Pennsylvania College of Technology; Rick Evans, president, Liberty Excavators; and Lester Gouffer, vice president, Liberty Excavators.

Karen Hawkins, human resources, Liberty Excavators Inc.; Debra M. Miller, director of corporate relations, Pennsylvania College of Technology; Rick Evans, president, Liberty Excavators; and Lester Gouffer, vice president, Liberty Excavators.

A Camp Hill firm has established an endowed scholarship fund targeting students in the heavy construction equipment technology, surveying technology and civil engineering technology majors at Pennsylvania College of Technology.Liberty Excavators Inc. recently presented a check for $25,000 to fully endow the Liberty Excavators Inc. Fund at Penn College. The college will begin making awards from the scholarship fund for the Spring 2009 semester.

Preference for the awards will be given to employees of Liberty Excavators and/or their immediate family members, or other students who are residents of Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, Snyder or York counties.

Successful applicants must be enrolled full time in the second year of Penn College’s civil engineering technology bachelor degree major or one of Penn College’s associate-degree majors in civil engineering technology, surveying technology, heavy construction equipment technology: operator emphasis, or heavy construction equipment technology: technician emphasis.

“We are pleased to be able to participate in the Penn College Scholarship fund,” said Liberty Excavators Inc. President Rick Evans. “With the success we have experienced in the past, we see that our continuing relationship will provide opportunities for both the students of Penn College and Liberty Excavators in the future.”

Debra M. Miller, Penn College’s director of corporate relations, said the new scholarship is the latest component of an ongoing relationship between Liberty Excavators and Penn College.

“Liberty Excavators has established a strong relationship with Penn College through participation in our Career Expos, hiring students for summer internships and hiring our graduates for full-time employment,” Miller said. “We especially appreciate that the company has now established a perpetual scholarship fund to assist students with the cost of their education.”

Liberty Excavators Inc., online at http://www.libertyinc.net, is one of central Pennsylvania’s leading turnkey site contractors. The company employs more than 175 people and has an equipment fleet of more than 200 pieces.

Penn College is a special mission affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University, committed to applied technology education. With more than 6,500 students enrolled in bachelor-degree, associate-degree and certificate majors, Penn College has the second-largest enrollment in the Penn State system.

For more information about the college, visit http://www.pct.edu, e-mail admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free (800) 367-9222.

For more information about making a donation or establishing a scholarship fund to support Penn College and its students, visit http://www.pct.edu/ia, e-mail giving@pct.edu or call the Institutional Advancement Office toll free at (866) GIVE 2 PC

WOL’s Warrior Play of the Game Vs Bridgewater, Va.

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WOL’s Play of the Game Vs Bridgewater, Va. (Tie): Sophomore Quarterback Tim Hook (Harrisburg, PA) scrambles for a 40 yard touchdown run to help seal the win against Bridgewater, Va.

WOL’s Warrior Play of the Game Vs Bridgewater, Va.

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WOL’s Play of the Game Vs Bridgewater, Va. (Tie): A 50 yard punt return by Freshman Wide Receiver Ray Bierback (Hunlock Creek, PA) that made the score 30-0 late in the second quarter put the game out of reach for Bridgewater.

James V Brown Library Offers Video to DVD Service

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Students, Alumni Invited to ‘Show Your Colors’ at Homecoming

Pennsylvania College of Technology Logo

Pennsylvania College of Technology Logo

“Show Your Colors” is the theme for this year’s Homecoming celebration at Pennsylvania College of Technology; a variety of activities — from a comedian and a car show to athletic events and networking receptions — are scheduled from Oct. 8-12.The public is invited to a number of Homecoming events: a flag-football game at 9 p.m. Oct. 8 on the athletic field; a women’s volleyball game at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 for “Jam the Gym Night” at Bardo Gymnasium along West Third Street; a Homecoming Bread and Pastry Sale to benefit the Student Leader Legacy Scholarship Fund, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 in The Market area of the Carl Building Technologies Center; a Powder Puff Football game at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 on the

athletic field; and an appearance by Comedy Central comedian Tom Cotter at 9:30 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium.

Community participation also is welcome in an on-campus car show from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the College West Apartments parking lot. Sponsored by the Penn College Motorsports Association and the Student Government Association, the show will award trophies to the winner of each class: Hot rod, pre-World War II, 1950-60, 1961-70, 1971-80, 1981-90, 1991-present, truck (full size), truck (mini), Mustang, Corvette, Camaro, motorcycle (cruiser), motorcycle (sportbike) and dirtiest vehicle.

Pre-registration is $10 per car; registration will be $15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the day of the event. For more information or to request a registration form, visit http://www.pct.edu/sga.

The School of Business and Computer Technologies will hold an Alumni Networking Reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Victorian House. Penn College graduates are invited to reconnect with former classmates and faculty members, discuss how their degrees are working for them, and reminisce.

A simultaneous event for fitness, nursing and radiography graduates of the college’s School of Health Sciences will be held in The Gallery at Penn College (third floor of Madigan Library).

Alumni athletes are invited to a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Thompson Professional Development Center, following a full day of sports-related events.

A soccer doubleheader will begin at 1 p.m., when the Wildcat women take on Davis College, and continue at 3 p.m. with a men’s game against Penn State Schuylkill. The homecoming court and senior athletes will be honored between games and, at halftime of the men’s match, two recipients of the Outstanding Varsity Athletic Alumni Award will be introduced.

For a complete list of Penn College Homecoming events, visit Student Activities at http://www.pct.edu/studentactivities/homecoming.htm.

For general information about the college, visit http://www.pct.edu, e-mail admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free (800) 367-9222.