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Central Pennsylvaina College Education Foundation:
Greetings Alumni and Friends,
Central Penn Alumni Association: President
Michelle Walter ’93
Dr. Earl Beyer, reflecting at Craiger Parker’s monument in Arlington National Cemetery. Dr. Beyer and Todd Milano visited in October 2007.
Shannon Rohner ’97, ’04 secretary
Lynlee Payne ’01 treasurer
Dustin Barkman ’98
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20 PennDulum Mission Statement The mission of the PennDulum is to help Central Penn graduates stay connected with their alma mater, present opportunities for alumni, friends, and community members to assist current and future students, and to share ways that readers can get involved in the life of Central Pennsylvania College.
Many of you tell me that your favorite part of PennDulum is Classnotes. You enjoy seeing the photos and learning what is happening in the lives of those special friends you met while attending Central Penn. In this issue, Classnotes begins on page 22, and once you have finished catching up with them, I think you’ll enjoy reading the articles which offer ways to add significance to our career success – dedicating our time, our talent, and our resources to help others. Throughout this issue, the theme of community service is evident. Beginning with the cover feature which shares what a few of our graduates are doing through the Alumni Mentor program to page 4, where you’ll read how Ruth Evinger ’40 is making a difference in the lives of students by contributing to scholarships. You’ll gain a sense of the wonderful impact Ruth’s generosity is having on student Jennifer Lay. Others, like Ruth, have helped us to achieve success in the first Campaign for Scholarships (see page 14). For those of you who have children nearing college age, you will be pleased to learn we continue to improve both academic offerings and facilities. In fact, this past October, several of you enjoyed being the first alumni to walk through the newest campus addition, the Student Fellowship Area (see page 9). Inside the back cover, you’ll find a special challenge from 1991 graduate Scott Shatzer. Scott was so touched by Professor Bob Wright’s influence on his own life that he is establishing the Bob Wright Scholarship. When I speak of adding significance to your success, many of you know what I am talking about. You have achieved great professional success, but you didn’t stop there. You continued to fulfill the third part of your alma mater’s Mission Statement, “be a contributing member of society.” By helping others, you have learned how to live a full and happy life, a life of significance. You feel good about yourself and the contributions you are making that will leave a lasting impression on the lives of others.
You’ve read this statement in previous issues of PennDulum, “Nothing delights me more than reading the success stories of Central Penn graduates.” That is very true, but in addition to your professional success, I am interested in learning what you are doing to fulfill the third part of Central Penn’s Mission Statement, “be a contributing member of society.” Please take a few minutes to let me know all the great things you are doing to help others and achieve significance in your life. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep smiling,
Todd A. Milano President
“My gratitude and sincere thanks to all who have donated to the Bart and Jean Milano Scholarship Fund. I am delighted to know that many future students will benefit from your generosity.” – Jean Milano Additional information will be shared about the progress on the Bart and Jean Milano Scholarship Campaign in the next issue of PennDulum.
By L i n d a B u f f i n g to n
“Over the years, Central Penn has produced a multitude of fine graduates in various professions. They are enjoying their career successes and, at the same time, many have found that perfect balance between work, family, and community service. Some have elected to come back to Central Pennsylvania College and share their vast knowledge and experiences with students through the Alumni Mentor program. Here are just a few of their stories.”
Chad Rooney’s career is surrounded by opportunities for community service. Armed with his Central Penn Associate degree in Criminal Justice (’01) and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration (’03), he began working for Cornell Companies, which is now Abraxas Youth & Family Services. “Abraxas is a company based in Houston, Texas, with many adult and juvenile correctional facilities throughout
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the United States. I work in the Abraxas Youth Center. Over the past four years, I have received four promotions from an entry level employee to a Treatment Supervisor. I have had the opportunity to support other facilities in cities such as Cañon City, Colorado and Pittsburgh, which has allowed me to further develop the tools I learned at Central Penn. I attribute much of my success to professors like Miss Barker, Mr. Ulrich,
(L to R): Mike Kruleski, Toni Montgomery, and Samuel W. Morgan
Pictured to the left: Chad Rooney, wife Laura, and son Jayden
Mr. Canovari, and Mr. DeLeo. Their commitment to my success motivated me to succeed at Central Penn and in my career. Miss Barker taught most of my Criminal Justice courses and took a personal interest in all of her students. She showed us that bookwork is important, but learning goes beyond just the classroom. As Central Penn’s slogan Your Bridge to Success, Miss Barker was the bridge to mine. I thank her, and all of my professors.
I choose to serve as a mentor due to the fact that once you have to enter ‘real life,’ it is nice to have someone there to rely on and help you understand the field you are working in. Even though my exposure with the mentorship program has been limited due to my work schedule and location in reference to Central Penn, I have assisted with a field trip to our South Mountain facilities for the Criminal Justice Department and received feedback from
Central Penn and my co-workers on its success. I find it important to give students a personal contact in the field so that when they are looking for employment they know where they can turn if they so choose. Since I graduated, I have married my high school sweetheart, Laura (Krenzer) Rooney. In 2006, we were blessed with the birth of our son, Robert Jayden, who celebrated his first birthday on October 10, 2007. We reside in South Mountain.” december
Toni Montgomery is the Community Relations Coordinator for AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union in Mechanicsburg. She is responsible for community outreach, charitable events, including the AmeriChoice Charity Golf Tournament, and participating in multiple Chamber of Commerce committees. She also organizes and promotes the credit union youth clubs: The Dollar Dog Kids Club, CU Succeed Teen Club, and College Club. She serves as a spokesperson for the credit union, and chooses to use her time and talents in the credit union industry because of her belief in the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” Currently, Toni is taking classes to add a Central Penn Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communications degree to her 2001 Associate in Communications. When asked why she chose to participate in the Alumni Mentor program, she responded, “I love participating and helping students experience what an interview will be like through the mock interview program. I remember going through this process as a student and how nervous I was. I love being able to give advice to current students and really help them feel more confident going into the next phase of their lives and careers.” One of her personal goals is to help today’s youth understand that the financial choices they make today will You may recognize her face – she’s appeared on billboards, in magazines, and on television as the spokesperson for AmeriChoice.
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affect their financial outcome in the future. To achieve this goal, she helped develop and implement student-run branches at East Pennsboro High School and here at Central Pennsylvania College. Students learn hands on how to manage their finances. Toni teaches financial literacy classes at East Pennsboro High School and helps every 9th grade student focus on developing life skills such as understanding the importance of setting savings goals, budgeting money, and learning about credit. In May of 2007, Toni was named the Pennsylvania State Youth Ambassador through the PA Credit Union Association. Her duties as ambassador
include increasing awareness of credit unions as a lower-cost, lower-fee alternative for financial services for both youth and adults. Additionally, she will address groups of credit union professionals and share how they can best market to the younger generation. Besides teaching financial literacy in the classroom, Toni has had the opportunity to be a presenter at the Governor’s Institute for Financial Education held at Lehigh University, where she spoke to over 100 Pennsylvania teachers about how they could partner with their credit unions in the classroom. Last winter, Toni led a 90-minute workshop on budgeting at the Jr. Achievement Young Women’s Symposium held at Penn State Harrisburg. One of her passions is leading a young women’s small group for teen girls at her church, West Shore Baptist in Camp Hill. Toni also participates as a committee member for the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce Jubilee Day Committee, the Jr. Achievement Young Woman’s Symposium Steering Committee and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk, held in southcentral PA. Classmates can email Toni at email@example.com. She and husband Bruce, a plastics engineer in Lancaster, live in Bainbridge.
my master’s degree in hand, I joined the adjunct faculty at Central Penn. The staff at Central Penn instilled in me the confidence to compete in today’s business environment, and gave me the tools to do so very effectively. I enjoy serving as an Alumni Mentor for the College. When it comes to serving the community, I remain active in traffic-related issues as the team leader of the Cumberland County Accident Reconstruction team, and as a Deputy Chief for the County DUI department responsible for county-wide detection and arrest of impaired drivers. Both functions are handled through the Cumberland County District Attorney’s office.”
Samuel W. Morgan
••• Samuel W. Morgan came to Central Penn as a continuing education student. In 1986 he was hired as a Police Officer for Lower Allen Township, and was sent to the State Police Academy in Hershey for training. “My years with the township were primarily focused on traffic-related issues. In 1991, I was certified as an Accident Re-constructionist. Two years later, I was appointed as the Officer in Charge of the Police Sub-station at the Capital City Mall. It was during this time that I started taking classes at Central Penn, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. I went on to obtain a Master’s of Science degree in 2007. With
••• Michael A. Kruleski quickly put his 1989 Associate in Mass Media degree to good use by working part-time for two local television stations. He recently celebrated 18 years with one of them, WHTM-TV27, where he climbed the ladder from part-time Production Assistant to Photojournalist. His career success includes five Emmy awards, numerous Associated Press Awards, and countless National Press Photographers Awards (NPPA). “This job has literally allowed me to
see parts of this country that I could have only ever dreamed of. I also traveled overseas to Kosovo and Great Britain. Easily, the most exciting trip I have taken for work. What an experience! In 1989 I worked part-time at WITFTV while still working at WHTM-TV. They are non-competing TV stations, so it was okay,” Mike shared. “I then became a videotape editor and trained to be a photographer. I spent a lot of my free time going out on stories with other photojournalists to ‘learn the ropes,’ so when a position opened up, I was ready. I have been shooting TV news for more than 15 years. During those 15 years, I found time to further my education at Penn State-Harrisburg parttime and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications in December 2004.” A native of Central Pennsylvania – born and raised in Dauphin – Mike is the youngest of three brothers. He graduated from Central Dauphin East High School in 1985, then spent two years in the work force before entering Central Penn Business School. I have been happily married to Rachael (Bonafair) Kruleski, my Bride of over 11 years. We have two beautiful boys: Samuel, age 6; and Benjamin, who is 3. I am blessed to be able to be a Stay-atHome Dad and raise my children. So we only need a baby-sitter from 3:30 p.m. when I go to work until Rachael gets home from Hillside Elementary in the West Shore School District, where she teaches 4th grade. Weekends are GOLD to us. That is when we become the family united! We live in New Cumberland.
Central Penn Wants You!
ow that you have read some of the ways alumni are giving back and
serving as role models to current and future students, perhaps you will consider adding your name to the list of Central Penn Alumni Mentors. For over a decade, the Alumni Mentor program, which currently has 37 active Mentors, and a long list of others willing to serve in some capacity, has provided a variety of opportunities for Central Penn graduates to use their own experiences and expertise to help students, faculty and staff. Your alma mater is looking for ways to expand the mentor program and increase the services offered to students. You can help. To learn more about mentoring a Central Penn student, call Steve Hassinger, Career Services Director, at 717-728-2262 (toll free 1-800-759-2727, extension 2262) or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over the years I have seen a lot, lived a lot, and grown a lot; but I still enjoy what I do. Sure, there are days where I question what I do, but I enjoy the gig. Somebody has to do it, right? Maybe that is why I am a mentor for students at Central Penn and Penn State. I enjoy helping other people get a start in this business. I give it to them straight, and then let them decide if they want to go the television route. You know, working nights, weekends, and holidays. I will leave you with a quote that I refer to quite often when I do career days and speaking engagements and that sort of thing. It’s from Herman Cain.” “Success is not the key to happiness ... happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing ... you will be Michael A. Kruleski with wife Rachel and sons Samuel, age successful.” 6; and Benjamin, age 3.
Campus Cynosure –
from parking lot to Student Fellowship Area
The next time you visit Central Penn, take time to stroll through the beautifully landscaped and well-lit pathways in the new Student Fellowship Area. You’ll find a large amphitheater, a stage/performance area, a picnic area and a plaza, all connected by macadam stamped pathways. Equally important to the beauty of the area is the professionally designed landscaping, lighting, fencing, and wrought iron archway. All features blend in with existing campus exterior decor. You may remember this space as the parking lot behind Anne, Fred and Kathi Apartment Hall.
“The Alumni Mentor Program is an invaluable means of connecting successful Central Penn alumni with current and prospective students,” states Career Services Director Steve Hassinger. “Alumni Mentors are a great resource for Central Penn’s career services and recruitment efforts. It truly is inspiring to watch our alumni play such an integral role in shaping the future success stories.” – Steve Hassinger
Steve Hassinger, Career Services Director, poses with four Alumni Mentors, who surround current student Kim Bindle at the September 6, 2007 Networking Reception. (l-r): Cassandra Hillegass 04; Kristin Ergler 07; Tiffany Fowler, 07; and Holly (Sheesley) Dockey 07.
Why I chose to serve as a Central Penn Alumni Mentor “There were so many people at Central Penn who made a huge impact on my life by just living their lives as great examples for students to follow. These people include Dr. Vayda (who was one of my first professors), Janice Moore, Craig Munns, and Dilip Abayasekara, just to name a few. I chose to serve as an Alumni Mentor with the hope that I can give back to Central Penn and follow in the footsteps of those who have mentored me.” – Toni Montgomery “I choose to serve as a mentor due to the fact that once you have to enter ‘real life,’ it is nice to have someone there to rely on and help you understand the field you have chosen for your career.” – Chad Rooney
Completed slightly ahead of the anticipated November 2007 deadline, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends enjoyed walking through the beautifully landscaped Student Fellowship Area during Fall Harvest on October 20, 2007.
Facilities Director Rod Groff provided the vision and implementation to make the plans a reality, and added improvements to the storm water management. Supervising the site’s progress on a daily basis, Rod worked with a local architect, hired contractors and vendors, and was delighted to see the large erosion ditch, scrub bushes and trees and drainage pipes transform into a useful and attractive campus fellowship area. Student Services Dean Janice Moore and Housing and Security Director Shaun Cooney provided input and suggestions at the initial stages. Central Penn students were given numerous opportunities to review the plans and share their thoughts, and the Student Government Association was consulted on several occasions concerning the proposed Student Fellowship Area. The College’s Board of Directors reviewed the concepts and approved sufficient capital for construction to begin in May of 2007.
“Over the years I have seen a lot, lived a lot, grown a lot, but I still enjoy doing what I do. Maybe that is why I am a mentor for students at Central Penn and Penn State. I enjoy helping other people get a start in this business.” – Mike Kruleski
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Meet Daniela Feenstra
By Lezli Austen
“I have a deep belief in social responsibility. I want to leave a legacy, not a bank account.”
From the arches of Henszey’s Bridge to the golden arches of McDonalds, Daniela Feenstra, Professor of Business Administration, bridges students’ education to career path with hard work, thought-provoking challenges and fun. Daniela is a bundle of energy and ideas that hardly can be contained. She is tough in the classroom and dedicated to ensuring her students remember the principles she is teaching, not just memorizing facts. For example, when teaching economics, she brings in a pile of hamburgers or sandwiches for one hungry student to consume while she explains the law of diminishing returns to the class.
The law of diminishing returns is that “dry” principle that satisfaction decreases as more units are consumed. So where do the sandwiches come in? As the hungry student consumes free sandwiches, Daniela surveys him. “How good was that first bite? How good was that first sandwich? Are you still hungry? Was the fourth sandwich as good as the first?” she asks as the student eats the free food. And what hungry college student isn’t going to eat as much free food as he or she can? By the time the student gets to sandwich number five, six, or seven, the whole class can visually see the meaning of the law as the student’s excitement, hunger and satisfaction decreases with each additional sandwich. Visual examples like this allow students not only
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to understand a concept, but also have the ability to explain the concept. Not only full of wonderful visual examples, Daniela takes Central Penn’s philosophy of experiential hands-on learning and community mindedness to heart. Another project she crafted was in her Entrepreneurial and Small Business class. She had her students work with Salvation Army to prepare and run a one-day clothing store on campus. The students went through bags of donated clothing at a local Salvation Army store to select, price and hang clothing they thought would sell. The students advertised the store and managed the purchases for one day on campus. The project netted close to $200 that was donated to the Salvation Army. The successful project not only taught the students many principles, but also gained media coverage for the College as the “store” was covered in the news by two local television stations. Daniela melds Central Penn objectives into her classes, combining applied learning and service projects. When Daniela taught a non-profit organizations class, she split the students into three groups. Their project was to organize, advertise and complete a fundraiser. The students’ projects, from selling pizza to hosting a hot dog stand, raised over $500 to purchase Central Penn t-shirts that will be sent to Oprah Winfrey’s Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. Daniela began her own higher education late in life. She never thought she was smart enough to go to a university, but at age 29 when she lost her job at Delta after 9/11, she decided
to attend Harrisburg Area Community College. “My first class was in economics and I loved it!” said Daniela. And it seems there is no stopping her. Daniela devoured her academic opportunities and less than three years later, she had an associate degree from HACC, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing and a master’s degree in Business Administration, both from The Pennsylvania State University. She is currently working on her PhD from Penn State. And how did she acquire that unique statue that sits on a bench in her office? When Daniela was taking a marketing class for her undergraduate degree, she did a project on McDonald’s and borrowed a Ronald McDonald for her presentation. The regional McDonald’s manager she had been working with liked the project so much that, at her request, he gave her a Ronald McDonald statue. “I knew I wanted to be a professor,” said Daniela, “and I knew he would be a great conversation piece in my office!” Born and raised in Chile, Daniela has lived in Canada, and for the last 14 years, in the U.S. She has two children, Bethany, 12, and Nathan, 10. “I have a deep belief in social responsibility,” said Daniela. “I want to leave a legacy, not a bank account.” There is no doubt that Daniela is well on her way to leaving a legacy to her students and Central Pennsylvania College.
Community Service and Central Penn
Eva Stein Accepts New Role as Online Education Dean Congratulations to Eva Stein on her new role as Online Education Dean. Previously Eva served as Dean, Central Penn Lancaster. As alumni who may choose to enroll in one of your alma mater’s fully online programs, Eva would like your input as she proposes enhancements to the online education experience. Eva’s Online Promise:
Where would you be today if no one along your life’s path helped you?
Most likely each one of us has a different response to that question, but simply put, “We have achieved success because of those who were willing to step out of their own comfort zone and give of themselves to help us on our way.” Central Pennsylvania College is a strong believer in the principle of helping others. While it is true that your Central Penn education provided the knowledge and skills needed to build a successful career, your alma mater also believes that all of us exist to serve others. To stress the importance of giving to others, the College has a required community service component for every degree it offers. Some of the many opportunities that students, faculty, and staff have participated in are listed below: • • • • • • • • • •
Highway cleanup Senior Center assistance Military correspondence and care packages Habitat for Humanity Annual Golf Open Quarterly blood drives Central PA Food Bank drives Red Cross Junior Achievement Trip to Africa
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I will listen to professors and students alike; I will provide resources so all stakeholders can flourish in the virtual classroom; I will walk the talk … I’ll be teaching online too. I will continually look for ways to improve our online instructional model; and I will strive to make Central Pennsylvania College a leader in online delivery.
She wants you to share your online likes, dislikes, and ideas. Please respond via email to email@example.com or telephone her at 717-728-2537 or toll free at 1-800-759-2727 and ask for extension 2537. Congratulations are also in order to Eva for passing her comprehensive exams and starting the doctoral dissertation process. The focus of her studies has been online learning and pedagogy. Highway Cleanup
RN-BSN Program Making Progress In August 2007, Central Penn took one step closer to developing an RN-BSN program. Joan Clites, EdD, RN, C, joined the College as the Nursing Program Director. Dr. Clites is putting the finishing touches on this program proposal. The anticipated start date for this program is Fall 2008.
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Terri Campbell becomes first full-time, online faculty member Military Correspondence
Career Services – A Career Cookout and Part-Time Job Fair was held on Wednesday, July 21, 2007. Donations totaling $113.51 were collected to help defray medical costs for alumnus John Stouffer ’06, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. Thirteen faculty and staff and 103 students attended the job fair.
Perhaps there is a community service organization close to your heart that you would like to see added … or maybe you’d like to participate in one that already exists on campus. To view the complete list of community service opportunities available through your alma mater, visit www.centralpenn.edu/academics/ communityservice.asp.
You may know her from the Travel program, you may know her as a classmate, but now Professor Campbell ’03, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and ’98, Travel & Tourism, is wearing a new hat as Central Penn’s first full-time online faculty member. Still serving as the Travel & Tourism Program Champion, Terri has transitioned to teaching online courses. Terri recently moved with her husband to Ohio. Rather than leaving her other love, teaching at Central Penn, she has decided to serve the College online. While she misses being on campus, she is getting settled in her new home and enjoying teaching via her computer.
Hurricane Katrina Relief
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Add Giving to Your New Year’s Resolutions The New Year brings with it thoughts of
renewal and the ever hopeful list of resolutions. I have always been excited by the opportunity each year to improve myself and make a fresh start. If one of your resolutions is to give back to your community, consider a gift that continues to give each year – a contribution to the Central Pennsylvania College Education Foundation. All contributions go directly toward scholarships for worthy students and are tax deductible. Below are just a few of the convenient options you can choose from. Named Scholarships and Awards: Donors may establish a named endowment scholarship or a one-time scholarship award with the foundation. Bart A. Milano Tribute Gift: This gift opportunity exists to celebrate and honor the legacy of Central Pennsylvania College President Emeritus Bart A. Milano. Contributions will be made to the Bart and Jean Milano Scholarship Fund. Arboretum Scholarships: A donor may adopt a special tree in the Central Pennsylvania College Arboretum by contributing to this special scholarship fund. This is a perfect way to remember a loved one. Corporate Matching Gifts: Donors often have the opportunity to have their non-profit contributions matched by their employing company or organization. Donors are encouraged to contact their company’s human resources office to inquire about a matching gift contribution program Celebrate the New Year by helping a young person achieve their hopes and dreams through education…it’s priceless. To learn more about the above options, the contribution of stocks, bonds, or real estate, or planned giving options including Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts, contact the Foundation office at 717-728-2263. We will be happy to assist you with your New Year’s Resolution!
From Ruth Evinger ’40, who attended Central Penn when it was located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, to Jennifer Lay, who attends the 35-acre Summerdale campus as a Corporate Communications student, the significance of a quality education is appreciated by both generations. Jennifer, this year’s Ruth Evinger Scholarship recipient, learned during a recent meeting that Mrs. Evinger’s dedication to higher education goes beyond her charitable gift annuity and scholarship donations. Despite growing up during the Great Depression, Mrs. Evinger’s father saw the importance of an education and made sure all of his daughters attended college. That sentiment is shared by Mrs. Evinger, and now she intends to help young people succeed. “I feel if you don’t have an education nowadays, you can’t go places,” Ruth said. Jennifer is grateful to both Central Penn and to Mrs. Evinger for helping her prepare to go places in the near future. “It meant so much to meet her and receive this scholarship. I feel very blessed. It’s wonderful to know there are people out there, who like Mrs. Ruth Evinger, know the value of an education and are willing to help,” said Jen. Ruth is as impressed with Central Penn as she is with Jennifer, whom she says ‘has the goods she never had when she was her age.’ “I’m impressed with the campus and courses that are offered. It was more limited when I went, and it has grown so much.”
Foundation Adds New Trustees
Many blessings and Happy New Year,
Matthew G. Lane Foundation Director Jennifer Lay
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Whether it’s the hands-on education, personal attention in the classroom or professional appearance policy, Jennifer commends Central Penn for providing her with the necessary tools to transition into the fast-paced workforce waiting for her after graduation. “I’ve made many contacts and met so many wonderful people. I look forward to my internship, which will enable me to assist others to reach their goals the same way the Central Penn community has for me,” Jen said. Jennifer is a native of Newville, PA and currently serves in the College’s Marketing Services department as a work study assistant. She is making a great initiative to establish a student-run chapter of the Public Relations Society of America on campus and in her spare time, enjoys making jewelry, scrap booking and spending time with family and friends. Jennifer also participated in a 5k race to benefit a high school student who has cancer in her hometown, and took part in an extensive Capital City Adventure Challenge in Harrisburg to benefit the YMCA. Jennifer plans to continue helping others by donating her time and talents. For those that know either individual, benevolence is a characteristic as natural to Jennifer as it is for scholarship donor Mrs. Ruth Evinger.
Janis Peck and Robyn Holder (l to r) were elected to the Central Pennsylvania College Education Foundation Board of Trustees in November 2007. Jan and Robyn have been brought on board to advise the Foundation’s fund raising and promotion efforts. Jan Peck serves as the Director of Marketing and Institutional Advancement for the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Division of Catholic Schools where she provides support and leadership over marketing, communications, and recruitment efforts of approximately 100 elementary-level and secondary-level Catholic schools. She is a graduate of Frostburg University in Maryland. Robyn Holder is a Marketing Associate for Central Pennsylvania College where she coordinates advertising, promotional materials production and specialized media campaigns. Prior to coming to Central Penn, Robyn worked for the Big 33 Scholarship Foundation. Robyn is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. Other members of the Central Pennsylvania College Education Foundation Board of Trustees include: William Boles, Chairman; Karen Holtzman, Secretary; Jennifer Buehler ’91, Treasurer; Timothy Engle; Albert Peterlin; and Harolld Stahle ’44.
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Bart and Jean Milano Scholarship
Ron and Beverly Bailey Family Scholarship
Renee Powell Pamela Jones
Thomas Bukoskey Family Scholarship
Susan Leyes Janice Bish
Holtzman Family Scholarship
Charles “T” Jones Leadership Library Scholarship Timothy Kuhn James Hepfer Award
Hall Family Foundation Scholarship
Ashley Fletcher Jennie Gray-Seshadri Danielle Pope Tracy Morton Irene Mouchlizis James Robbins Kristen Snyder Melissa Taylor Lindsay Garvin Linda Wallace
Michael Gresalfi Award
Karen Weikel ’74 Award
Chester Cohick Award
Chanel Jackson Carianne Bogdan
Faculty and Staff of Central Pennsylvania College Scholarship
Timothy Baylor Kayonna Gross Deena Dodson
Friends of Central Pennsylvania College Award
Brittany Burkhart Benjamin Hewitt Mary Johnson Amy Priest Ashley Rowley
Earl Beyer Award/Craiger Parker Fund
Ruth Evinger ’40 Scholarship
Bruce Barclay Award
Harolld Stahle ’44 Scholarship
Names of student scholarship recipients are shown in italics. The Central Pennsylvania College Education Foundation exists to respond to the financial challenges of worthy students who wish to attend Central Pennsylvania College. The Education Foundation believes investing in the lives of young people is an investment in life itself. To learn more about gift opportunities including named scholarships, contact Foundation Director Matt Lane at 717-728-2263 or firstname.lastname@example.org. uely d e c e mj b r
Board of Directors Members Recognized for Years of Service Thomas Beauduy, current Chairman of the Board, was recognized for 10 years of service; Donald Miller, past Chairman of the Board, was recognized for 25 years of service; and Judy Redlawsk, who was out of the country and unable to attend the meeting, was recognized for serving 25 years.
Shaun Cooney Wins Staff Excellence Award Shaun Cooney ’03, BSBA in Criminal Justice, Corporate Security,’03, BSBA, Management, ’01, Associate in Criminal Justice, and Housing/Security Director, was surprised to hear his name announced as the winner of the College’s 2007 Staff Excellence Award.
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PA CASA at Central Penn Mr. Dennis Hockensmith, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Court Appointed Special Advocates, is conducting business in Room 29 at Central Penn. The organization is leasing space from the College at both the Summerdale and Lancaster locations. PA CASA (see http://www.pacasa.org/index. php) is a very worthwhile charitable organization that looks after the best interests of children who are involved in various situations of family law.
Motivational Speaker Bill Bartmann Speaks at Central Penn Special thanks to Charles “Tremendous” Jones for bringing another outstanding
Drayer Physical Therapy Institute Named Business Partner of the Year
speaker to Central Pennsylvania College. Bill Bartmann, personal friend of Charlie
Central Pennsylvania College presented its third annual “Business Partner
“T” Jones and a nationally recognized motivational speaker and personal business
of the Year” award on May 16, 2007. Drayer Physical Therapy Institute,
coach, spoke at two events in June 2007. On Thursday evening, Bill shared his
the well-known and widely respected recipient, has served as an ongoing
“Billionaire Secrets to Success” with a captive audience at the Radisson Penn
supporter of Central Penn over the past year, and has hired many Central
Harris. The following morning, he inspired dignitaries, friends, students, faculty, and
Penn students. Luke Drayer, President and CEO of Drayer Physical Institute
staff with a presentation on “9 Steps to Achieve Any Goal. Proceeds from the dinner
accepted the award for his company of nearly 700 employees, stating,
and breakfast event benefited the College’s Education Foundation.
“Thank you for this honor. We appreciate it.”
Graduate Jerry Smith Shares Testimony at Third Capital Area Prayer Breakfast Graduate Jerry Smith ’05, BSBA, and ’01, Associate, Physical Therapist Assistant, CPT, QM, U.S. Army shared a brief testimony on the power of prayer he experienced in his life during his recent tour in Iraq. Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, Special Assistant to President Milano, and past president of Toastmasters International, gave an encouraging presentation on praise and prayer – praise even when things aren’t going your way, while you wait for the Lord to answer in His time. The event took place in The Conference Center at Central Penn on Saturday, August 4, 2007.
Lancaster Center News Dr. Brian Shelley recently accepted the position of Dean, Central Penn Lancaster. In addition to a new dean, the Lancaster facility has undergone quite a few changes, and boasts new parking lot lines, new shrubs, new lighting, new paint, a new picnic table, an additional handicap parking space, and the addition of a ping pong table, which is getting a lot of action before classes and during breaks.
Central Penn Open The 36th Annual Central Penn Golf Outing was held on Friday, August 17, 2007 at Deer Valley Golf Course in Hummelstown. The day’s festivities were enjoyed by alumni, friends, faculty and staff of the College. The purpose of the Central Penn Golf Outing is to cultivate and strengthen relationships with community partners. Proceeds from the event support worthy students with access to needed scholarships. Foundation Director Matt Lane reported that $9,000 was raised.
All Central Penn faculty and staff were saddened to learn of the death of a Central Penn Lancaster graduate. Ernie Stoltfus ’07, Business Administration, died on Saturday, September 15, 2007. (l to r): Ed Engerer, Linda Bigos, Todd Milano, Roger Getz
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Meet Your New Alumni Association Officers We are pleased to announce that the following Alumni Association officers have been elected for the 2007-2008 year: President: Michelle Walter Vice President: Shannon Rohner Secretary: Lynlee Payne Treasurer: Dustin Barkman
Special Message to All Central Penn Alumni “You automatically became an Alumni Association member when you graduated. Please consider attending an upcoming meeting, joining the Yahoo Group, sharing your great ideas, and participating in scheduled events. As the new Alumni Association President, I am interested in receiving your input concerning new and interesting alumni social events. Perhaps you are interested in alumni networking receptions, happy hour social events, or bus trips to nearby attractions. I look forward to hearing from you concerning how you would like to catch up with your fellow Central Penn classmates and friends! Please stop by when you are in the area, email me at email@example.com, or give me a call at 717-728-2312 (toll free 1-800-759-2727, extension 2312). Look for news concerning scheduled alumni events in the June 2008 issue of PennDulum.” – Michelle Walter
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Message from Past-President “It was an honor to serve the Alumni Association as its president for the past two years. I enjoyed the common interests and friendships established with the members, officers, and the Education Foundation’s Board of Trustees. I encourage all Central Penn alumni to join in the fun and festivities that the Alumni Association and the Foundation plan to offer in the near future and to get involved with your alma mater.” Terri Campbell ’03, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and ’98, Travel & Tourism Student Scholarships Awarded The Alumni Association awarded four $200 scholarships through a random drawing during Fall Harvest. Student recipients are Tim Santiago, Ashley Moore, Ashley Haldaway, and Shannon Marshall. Each recipient received a letter of congratulations from the Alumni Association along with a note that the scholarship monies will be applied to the student’s Winter Term tuition.
Join the Yahoo Group and Stay Connected In the July 2007 issue of PennDulum, we announced this new way for alumni to stay connected in cyberspace. If you haven’t joined yet, you can access the Yahoo Group entitled, “centralpennalumni,” by going to the College website (www.centralpenn.edu), clicking on the “Alumni” tab and then selecting the “Alumni Yahoo Group” link from the pull-down menu. It’s free, easy to join, and will take only a few minutes of your time. You’ll find announcements, the latest College news, and some of the best conversation on the Web. Consider yourself back home at Central Penn, where you not only can keep up with everything important at the College, but renew those irreplaceable friendships with classmates, faculty and friends. Sign up today!
Louise Furlong on her promotion to Information Systems Director. Beth Haldeman on her promotion to Admissions Counselor, Central Penn Lancaster. Russell Kulp on his promotion to Chair of Bachelor Degree Programs. Nathan “Nate” Norris, who continues to pursue his Central Penn BSIT Cyber Security while he serves full-time at the HelpDesk in the College’s Information Resources department.
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Shannon Rohner ’04, BSBA, and ’97 Associate in Travel & Tourism, on her promotion to Continuing Education Director. Stacey Pierce Scott ’06, BSBA Management, on her promotion to Admissions Counselor. Brian Shelley on his promotion to Dean, Central Penn Lancaster. Christine Spotts on her promotion to Coordinator, Central Penn Lancaster. Eva Stein on her promotion to Online Education Dean. Michelle Walter ’93, Medical Assisting, on her promotion to Financial Aid Planner Continuing Ed.
William F. (Bill) Rhinier, who continues to pursue his Central Penn BSBA while he serves full-time as Administrative Assistant, Central Penn Lancaster.
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If you recently graduated and are holding your very first PennDulum in your hands, please take a few moments to send your comments concerning “your” alumni publication. Be sure to turn to the Classnotes section on page 22 and read the good news from fellow graduates. This is where alumni share their personal and professional success stories with each other. We want to include what’s happening in your life. So let us know when your job or title changes, you move, get married, have children, retire, come back to Central Penn for a visit, participate in a mini-reunion, or other College-related event. Complete the enclosed Let Us Know card or send an email to letusknow@ centralpenn.edu.
Robert P. Bakibinga on his promotion to full-time Associate Professor in General Studies. In addition to teaching, he oversees the Mathematics, Science and Technology curriculum.
Welcome to Central Penn:
Dan Houloose joined Central Penn in May 2007 as an Admissions Counselor.
Corrine Syster joined Central Penn in June 2007 as a full-time Librarian.
Rachel Kline ’07, BSBA Finance, joined Central Penn in June 2007 as an Admissions Counselor.
Jo Anne Weaver, CPA, M.B.A. joined Central Penn in September 2007 as an Accounting Professor in the Bachelor Degree Programs Division.
Bruce F. Kramer, M.S., CIS, joined Central Penn in September 2007 as an Information Technology Professor in the Bachelor Degree Programs Division.
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share your promotions with us. Please share your successes concerning promotions you have received since you graduated from Central Penn. And if your promotion was a direct result of returning to Central Penn for a bachelor’s degree, be sure to include that information. When you let us know, the word “PROMOTION” will appear in gold above your Classnote. Thank you for keeping us up to date on your career success. Congratulations!
students, “The only thing I can say is study hard and do everything you can as best you can. Nobody should just be sitting in front of a TV. Get out and do something!” Her grandson, Steven Birmingham said she could be one of Central Penn’s oldest living alumni. On several occasions, Carrie said she would like to visit her alma mater at its present location. Steve took the next step and has arranged to bring her to campus. Todd A. Milano and a small group of faculty and staff gathered in the Museum to welcome Carrie back to Central Penn. She resides in Newport. Hulda (Coble) Kinsey ’38, Commercial, retired as Head Bookkeeper for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. She wrote, “I was sent on an interview and was accepted for the job. I worked for the Union for 43 years. In the beginning I was the only one in the office, but as the years passed and the District grew, we had an office staff of seven. I became the Head Bookkeeper, and retired in 1981.” Hulda resides in Mechanicsburg. Sara Tritt ’38, Shorthand/Typing, retired from Nationwide Insurance. Sara wrote, “Both Hulda and I attended Central Penn when it was located above People’s Drug Store in Harrisburg. Through Central Penn I was employed by FARM Bureau, now known as Nationwide Insurance. I continued working there for 43 years.” Sara resides in Shiremanstown.
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Ardella ‘Carrie’ (Hombach) Brubaker ’30, attended Central Penn when it was in downtown Harrisburg. Born in 1910, she graduated from Newport High School in 1928. This past July she was featured in a Patriot-News article that focused on Newport High’s opening day. Carrie offered this advice to today’s 22
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Doris A. Mowrey ’38, Stenographic, worked in Washington, D.C. and Quantico, VA until she retired in 1971. She went to Central Penn when it was located on the second floor above People’s Drug Store in Harrisburg. Doris resides in Lemoyne. Martie Kunkel ’39, writes a column entitled Meet Your Friends and Neighbors for the Guide News. Her May 2, 2007 column was devoted to the success of Central Penn’s President
Emeritus Bart A. Milano. Before closing, Martie reflected on her own Central Penn days, “I was a student at Central Penn Business School when it was located on Market Street in Harrisburg. Even back then it seemed more like a college than a school. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there and realize that the education I received there helped me with the rest of my years.” Martie resides in Mechanicsburg.
Helms F. Buchman ’71, Travel & Tourism, was promoted to Assistant Vice President for Columbia Bank & Trust Company in Hazelton. Previously he served as Community Office Manager at the bank. Helms continued his education at the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University. He and his wife, Marie, have two grown children: Anthony and Connie (Segedy) and three grandchildren. They reside in Drums. Kathleen M. (Felty) Clark ’75, Medical Secretarial, joined the Yahoo Group this past July and noted, “Things sure have changed. I would like to hear from others I went to school with also.” Classmates can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kathy resides in New Cumberland. Margaret A. D’Amico ’76, Legal Secretarial, is a Firm Administrator for Mogel Speidel Bobb and Kershner. Margaret wrote, “The work ethic instilled in me at Central Penn remains with me today.” She continued her education and received a Bachelor in Accounting/ Finance degree from Alvernia College in 1991. Classmates can email Margaret at email@example.com. She resides in Reading. Judy A. Robertson ’77, Retail Merchandising, works in Accounts Payable/Human Resources for the Waynesville Country Club. Classmates can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judy resides in Waynesville, North Carolina. Joann (Ponist) Gregory ’78, Accounting, is Owner of Gregory Travel. She wrote, “After graduating I worked in the accounting field until I had my two children. Ben is 17 and Amy is 14. I went back to school for Travel and am very happy running my own business. Check us out at gregorytravel.4mydeals. com. Hi to Pat and Mindy!” Classmates can email Joann at gregorytravel@rcn. com. The family resides in Nazareth. Doreen (Griffith) (Zerr) Troutman ’79, Travel & Tourism, is a Travel Agent with Berkshire Travel Agency, where she has worked for 26 years. Classmates can email Doreen at det_berkshiretvl@email. com She resides in Mohnton. Lori (Brooks) Knowlden ’80, Legal Assistant, is employed by Brooks Lumber Company. She and her husband, Robert, celebrated 25 years of marriage in May 2007. They have four daughters and one granddaughter. Lori and Robert reside in Ralston. Lisa D. (Miller) Swartley ’80, Medical Secretarial, is Business Office Administrator for Robert W. Berstecher, DDS. She resides in Mohnton. Rebecca (Shank) Wilcox ’80, Office Communications/Administrative Secretary, is a Buyer/Planner for Flinchbaugh Engineering, Inc. Classmates can email Rebecca at email@example.com. She resides in York. Sandra J. Lerch, CPP, ’81, Accounting, is Payroll Administrator for B. Braun Medical, Inc. and is a Certified Payroll Professional. Sandra was among the group of alumni, friends and families who toured the Boyer House during Fall Harvest this past October. She resides in Whitehall.
Vickie Swoyer-Hamm ’81, Court Reporting, works for New Perspectives/ White Deer Run and is a full-time nursing student. Beverly Boyd ’82, Legal Secretarial, has declared her intention to run for the Prothonotary post. She resides in Union Township. Linda (Eisenhuth) Mothersbaugh ’82, Medical Secretarial, is Owner of Integrated Solutions, LLC. Classmates can email her at lindam82@hotmail. com. She resides in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Emma M. (McQuillen) Rynard ’83, Medical Records Assistant, is Data Acquisition Manager – PA Cancer Registry for the Commonwealth of PA/ PA Department of Health. Classmates can email Emma at emrynard@comcast. net. She resides in Carlisle. Connie M. High ’84, Medical Assisting, is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson and has joined the sales team of Dennis E. Beck Real Estate, Inc. Previously Connie worked for 23 years in the medical field. She resides with her family in the Reinholds area. Scott Rumberger ’84, Accounting, is Controller for Five Star International, L.L.C. He was back on campus to attend the Alumni Reception and Fall Harvest on October 20, 2007. Scott resides in Enola. Marie (Kerstetter) Cheatle ’85, Medical Assisting, is an RN in the Stroke Unit at McLeod Health Hospital. She graduated in December 2006 with an Associate in Nursing, and passed the State RN Boards on her first try in February 2007. “I contribute my success in passing to the good education foundation I had received over 20 years ago from Central Penn. It’s never too late to go back to school to further your education. I currently have three children: Michael,
Hillary A. Scott ’07, BSIT Multimedia/Internet Production, currently works in the E-Marketing Department of Harmon Media Group, which is a part of Dominion Homes Media within a division of Dominion Enterprises. She wrote, “I love what I am doing. It’s a lot of fun. I advertise/market/design emails to send out to our clients. Some would say I ‘spam’ people all day! When I was hired, my official title was E-Marketing Assistant, but three weeks after I joined the team, my boss left, so I really can’t be called an ‘assistant’ anymore. In the beginning of September, I was promoted to E-marketing Coordinator. Right now I am the entire E-Marketing Department! It is hard to believe that after being here for only six months, I am moving up through the company. It is all very exciting! And the GREAT thing is – I have my own office! I have been very successful since I left school, and I owe it partially to Central Penn for giving me the business mindset and the skills I needed to succeed.” Hillary’s father, Joe Scott, works in Continuing Ed at Central Penn. “I’m so proud of her. She made the big-time, right out of college … landing her ‘dream’ career immediately after graduating,” he said. Classmates can email Hillary at hillary. firstname.lastname@example.org. She resides with her family in Mechanicsburg.
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Janine L. Quigley ’85, Travel & Tourism, was promoted to Chief Deputy Warden for Berks County Prison. She oversees a staff of 188 officers, 14 sergeants and two lieutenants, and is second in command to Warden George A. Wagner. Janine has held a variety of jobs at the prison during her 21 year career that began when she was hired as the Receptionist in December 1986. She and her husband have two sons. They reside in Hamburg.
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Deborah K. Mundy ’86, Travel & Tourism, was on campus for the Alumni Reception and toured the Boyer House during Fall Harvest. She fondly recalls her time at Central Penn because it was close to her grandparents’ home and she was able to spend a lot of time with them. Grandma, Florence Emma (Baum) Price ’29 Secretarial, was a Central Penn graduate. As the oldest child she was charged with getting an education, landing a good job, and helping to support her younger siblings back home in Herndon. Florence worked for the LCB until she retired in 1971. Debby recalls working very hard for a typing
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test and then proudly telling grandma of her 75 wpm accomplishment. Instead of giving her a pat on the back, grandma said she could do better. After all, Florence used to type 110-120 wpm on a manual typewriter while dealing with a handicapped left hand and arm resulting from a bout with polio as an infant. Debby recalls grandma being an unstoppable 4’10,” 98 pound superwoman. While on campus, Debby took numerous photos, some appear in this issue. She looks forward to being more involved with the Alumni Association and her alma mater. Debby resides in Gap. Paula (Hannon) Bell ’87, Medical Assisting, is a Medical Assistant for Dr. Guido LaPorta. Paula wrote “I enjoy reading the PennDulum. Things have really changed at Central Penn since 1987.” Classmates can email Paula at email@example.com. She resides in Moscow. Christine (Rumbold) Kern Meizanis ’87, Legal Secretarial, is a Real Estate/ Corporate Paralegal for the firm of Cramer, Swetz & McManus, P.C. While Christine has not been back to Central Penn since graduating, she does come to the area to visit friend and classmate, Julie (Davis) Echterling ’87, Accounting. Christine is married to Thomas J. Meizanis, Jr., and they have a newborn son named Thomas J. Meizanis, III. They reside in East Stroudsburg Beth (Cook) Molsky ’87, Retail Management, is Owner of Olympus Trophy. She spoke to a group of students, faculty, and staff during the November 21, 2007 Common Hour on campus. Beth has signed up to be an Alumni Mentor and recently contracted with the College to provide the Years of Service and Staff Excellence awards. She is exploring additional partnership opportunities with her alma mater. Beth and her husband, Chris, have
three children: Jacob, 10; Luke, 8; and Thomas, 4. The family resides in Dillsburg. Scott A. Holub ’88, Computer Information Systems, is Customer Engineer II for NCR. Classmates can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He resides in Sunbury. Sonia L. (Starks) Showers ’88, Accounting, is Administrative Assistant for Union County Courthouse. She and her husband reside in Milton. Caroline (Cartwright) Spayde ’88, Mass Media, is Production Manager for Phillips Graphic Finishing. She resides in Marietta. Lisa F. March ’89, Legal Studies, is a Paralegal for Rollins Law Office, where she has been employed since the firm’s origination in 2001. Prior to that, from 1995, she and Attorney Rollins worked at the Law Office of William C. Haynes. Lisa shared her special memories of President Emeritus Bart A. Milano, “Mr. Milano was a ‘life changer’; he changed my life. After meeting him the first time, I knew Central Penn was the college for me.” Lisa added, “I care for my 87 year-old grandmother, Kathryn, and am loving life to the fullest extent. After over 24 years of being separated, my old boyfriend, Richard, contacted me. We dated when I was 16 and he was 19, and now we are engaged!” Classmates can email Lisa at email@example.com. She resides in Middletown. Lisa J. Weaver, CTA, DS, ’90, Travel & Tourism, is Owner, Travel Dreams Unlimited, She was back on campus for the Alumni Reception and Fall Harvest on October 20, 2007, and the following week Lisa joined President Milano and a small group of faculty and staff for lunch at Central Penn Lancaster. She resides in Lancaster.
Wha R. Lee-Strohecker ’93, Legal Secretarial, is Administrative Assistant for the Governor’s Office of Administration. She has worked for the Commonwealth for over 14 years since graduating from Central Penn. She and her husband, Jim, welcomed their first son, Jonathan, in August 2006. They reside in Harrisburg. Shelly (Gress) Waite ’93, Travel & Tourism, is a Vet Tech at Allegheny Veterinary Hospital. Classmates can email Shelly at Shay@pennswoods.net. She is married and has four children. The family resides in Mapleton Depot. Trisha (Barnett) Mickle ’94, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant for CrossRoads PT & Rehab. She wrote, “I thank Central Penn for a wonderful education! I would like to hear from former classmates and roommates via email. I’m enjoying my part-time PTA career and being a mother of two girls – Rachel, 6, and Abby, 3. My husband, Chase, and I just celebrated our 11th anniversary, and life is great. Take care everyone and God bless!” Trisha is interested in more information concerning reunions. Classmates can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The family resides in New Enterprise. Amanda (Datesman) Schwab ’96, Child Care Management, is Director at Robin’s Nest Daycare. She resides in Thomasville. Jill M. (Messner) Beatty ’97, Medical Secretarial, is a Legislative Assistant for the PA House of Representatives. She works for Representative Tina Pickett. Jill is interested in attending a reunion and would like to learn more about the Alumni Association. She wed Brian Beatty this past August. They reside in Selinsgrove. Heather (Baker) Janovich ’97, Child Care Management, is still enjoying life as a Stay-at-Home Mom to twins Jessa and Addison, who turned 3 in September 2007. Husband Jim Janovich ’97, Communications, is Technology
Manager for Innerlink in Lancaster. Jim and Heather will celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary with a cruise to the Caribbean. Friends can email them at email@example.com. The family resides in Etters. Matt Myers ’97, Travel & Tourism, is a Customer Service Agent for USAirways Express in Altoona, where he has worked for 10 years. Matt’s special Central Penn memories include traveling to NYC, Toronto, and Washington, DC with his Travel & Tourism class and the friends made while attending Campus Christian Fellowship. He and his wife, Meghan, have one son, Cameron, 2 ½, and are expecting a baby in March 2008. They were on campus to participate in the 10-year Travel reunion on Saturday, August 18, 2007. Matt would love to hear from all his friends that he’s been out of touch with; they can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. The family resides in Hollidaysburg. Karen Lynn (Boyer) Smith ’98, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant at Good Samaritan Hospital. She wed Christopher Smith in June 2007. They reside in Palmyra. Jason L. Halter ’98, Hotel & Restaurant Management, is a Restaurant Manager at the Hershey Lodge. He wrote, “I also have a management company that manages bands. I have had a lot success with my music career and in the hospitality industry. I would like to get in touch with classmates. They can email me at Smity726776@aol.com.” Jason resides in Harrisburg. Amanda (Rohrbaugh) McKinney ’98, Travel & Tourism, is Business Analyst for Clipper Magazine. Amanda wed David McKinney, Jr., in December 2005. She is currently enrolled in the BS in Business Administration program at Central Penn, and is interested in speaking to a class. She and David reside with their boxer, Skylar, in Lancaster.
Steven Blair ’74, Management, fondly recalls being in the Personnel Management class taught by then President Bart A. Milano, and remembers Bart’s great influence on his attitude toward work, friends, and his community. Today Steve is Human Services Program Specialist at the Department of Public Welfare’s Bureau of Managed Care Operations and enjoys using his financial review and program monitoring expertise in the healthcare industry. His career accomplishments include Accountant for the Bureau, Performance Auditing for Penn DOT, and ten years in commercial banking, where he began his career as part-time bookkeeper. Back then he worked alongside Dwight Utz ’73, Management, who served as ‘big brother’ to Steve, offering guidance and advice, much like our Alumni Mentors do today. Blair earned a B.A. in Business Administration, Marketing from Penn State Harrisburg and an Associate in Business Administration from HACC. Community service is a big part of his life. He is a past member of Central Penn’s Foundation Board of Trustees and an active member of Grace United Methodist Church, where he recruits sponsors for their Angel Tree ministry. He enjoys this opportunity to minister to inner city children and share God’s great love that, through faith, changes lives of children and adults. Steve developed his talent for writing by submitting stories to the Link, a religious publication. That led to a feature on newly appointed Bishop Kevin Rhoades for Harrisburg Magazine and grew into additional opportunities with the magazine including “Face to Face with Catherine Baker Knoll, Women in the Workplace.” Steve volunteers at Oyster Mill Playhouse, and hopes to recruit young talent from Central Penn. While Steve has daily contact with five to ten Central Penn alumni, he still keeps in touch with his family and high school friends back home. Classmates can email him at sblair999@ hotmail.com. Steve resides in Harrisburg.
14; Matthew, 11; and Jessica, 7.” Classmates can email Marie at wcheatle@ sc.rr.com. The family resides in Conway, South Carolina.
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Kim (Willow) Salatino ’00, Computer Information Systems, is Desktop Support Call Coordinator for Highmark. Her five-year survey indicated, Kim (Willow) Salatino ’00 “I am extremely happy with my current job. I work from home full-time, and would be very interested in completing a bachelor’s degree online. At Central Penn, I enjoyed the small class size, and the teachers were wonderful. Ms. Shuster was always willing to devote extra time in algebra.” Classmates can email Kim at kas0302@ charter.net. She resides in Anderson, South Carolina. Heather L. (Schreiner) Estes ’00, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant at Schuylkill Rehabilitation Center. She wed Shawn L. Estes in October 2006. They reside in Tower City.
Mikalene N. Guiser ’99, Office Administration, is the Event Marketing Manager for Columbus Business First newspaper. Mikalene received a BS in Textiles and Clothing from The Ohio State University in 2004. Classmates can email her at email@example.com. She and her boyfriend, Timothy Skinner, have a cat named Monti. Mikalene resides in Columbus, Ohio. Jamie L. (VanPelt) Fischer ’00, Medical Assisting, is a Phlebotomist at UPMC Bedford Memorial. She has been with the firm for seven years, is married, and resides in Crystal Spring.
Jennifer L. (Porter) Sutton ’00, Office Administration, is a Corporate Recruiter
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in the Human Resources Department at Rite Aid. It was great to see her back on campus as an employer at Central Penn’s October 2007 Career Expo. Jennifer wed Michael Sutton in September 2006, has a stepson, William, and is expecting a baby in January 2008. They reside in Bressler. Robert Almy ’01, Marketing, is in Sales and Service at Wesnic, Inc., Furniture for Public Places. He continued his education in Advertising at the University of North Florida. Classmates can email Robert at firstname.lastname@example.org. He resides in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Rebecca Brehm ’01, Medical Assisting, is a Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist at Fredericksburg Community Health Center. She resides in Annville. Jessica (Hoffman) Eby ’01, Travel & Tourism, is a Group Travel Consultant for Central Penn AAA. She wed Michael Eby in July 2007. They reside in McAlisterville. Juli (Kale) Megonnell ’01, Marketing Small Business, is a Marketing Communications Manager for HADCO Lighting. Classmates can email Juli at email@example.com. She wed Justin Megonnell in June 2007. They reside in Gettysburg. Jamie M. Auckerman ’02, BSBA, and ’00, Travel & Tourism, is an Enforcement Officer with York County Government. He resides in Mechanicsburg.
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Jared P. Goughnour ’02, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapy Assistant for Hetrick Center. He specializes in the aquatic program. He was nominated to serve on the Highspire Republican Borough Council. Jared resides in Dallastown.
Tanay M. Collier ’03, Child Care Management, is an Assistant Preschool Teacher with Fountain Springs Center. Tanya writes “I would just like to say that the staff at Central Penn are great. I have obtained a new position that I feel I wouldn’t have been able to obtain without the classes I had at Central Penn.” Tanay is engaged to be married in April 2008. Classmates can email her at Tanay@ptd.net. She resides in Shamokin. Brennan and Carter Mason
Michael Mason ’02, Computer Information Systems, is a Software Developer for Imagemark. He also does freelance software development. Michael married Jennifer Johnsen ’02, Accounting, in October 2002. They are interested in learning more about reunions. Classmates can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Jennifer is a Stay-atHome Mom to their two sons: Brennan, 3; and Carter, 1. The family moved to Wisconsin in August 2005, and they reside in Menomonee Falls. Marissa (Cutshall) Ross ’02, Office Administration, is a Clerk Typist 2 for the State Correctional Institution of Smithfield. She and her husband have a daughter, Haley Ann Ross, born in May 2007. They reside in Three Springs. Jeremy P. Smith ’02, Accounting, is a Sales Accounting Representative with Snyder’s of Hanover. Classmates can email Jeremy at daytona500bystp@ yahoo.com. He resides in New Oxford. Abbie (Weller) Sweigard ’02, Communications, is employed by Advance Publications. She also graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College. Abbie wed Brent Sweigard in January 2007. They reside in Halifax.
Kelly (Goff) Helsel ’03, Paralegal, is a Paralegal for Fundamental Administrative Services, LLC. Classmates can email her at email@example.com. She resides in York. Scott Packard ’03, Marketing, is a Market Analyst for Digital Solutions/ Inmate Telephone, Inc. Classmates can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. He resides in Altoona.
Ryan Sweitzer ’00, Business Admin, and Tracy (Tice) Sweitzer ’00, Business Admin, have more than just their education in common. These two graduates met while attending Central Penn, dated, and fell in love. Two years later they married and in October 2007, celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary. Ryan manages Sweitzer’s Hardware & Gifts, Inc. in Centre Hall, and feels that the most exciting thing about his job is running a family business. He likes dealing with a different challenge each day and enjoys the daily interaction with different customers. Tracy currently serves as Secretary to the Principal for Mount Nittany Middle School in the State College Area School District. “The thing I like the most about my job is that I remain busy and there is constant variety, from maintaining the principal’s calendar and his confidential files, to helping with a variety of budgets and organizing and
Jessica Powell ’03, Travel & Tourism, is a Member Services Specialist for AAA Central Penn. She resides in Huntingdon.
coordinating substitutes for teachers,
Stephanie Janine Bunsick ’04, BSBA Marketing, is a Sales Representative for The YGS Group. She resides in York.
son, Landon, who is one year old, and
Amy E. Holmes ’04, Office Technology, is an Administrative Assistant for the University of Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Child Welfare Training Program. Classmates can email Amy at email@example.com. She resides in Glen Rock.
as well as keeping attendance for all faculty/staff, and performing routine office duties,” she shared. “We have one have another baby on the way, due the end of March 2008. We reside in Spring Mills, on the outskirts of State College – home of the Nittany Lion and the house that JoePa built!” added Tracy.
Stevie Jo Heller ’04, Accounting, is a Fiscal Officer for Perry County. Classmates can email Stevie at sheller@ perryco.org. Stevie resides in Marysville. Fallon M. Scott ’04, Criminal Justice, is a Quality Auditor for East Penn Manufacturing. Classmates can email Fallon at Fallon_Scott@yahoo.com. Fallon resides in Reading. december
Sherri L. (Barnes) Whisler ’98, Business Administration, is a Senior Data Manager for Penn State College of Medicine Brooke Whisler at Hershey Medical Center. Sherri and her husband welcomed their daughter, Brooke Ann, in June 2007. They reside in Dauphin.
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Kevin T. Shoemaker ’05, BSBA Finance, recently was appointed Trust Officer for Sentry Trust Company. He resides in Chambersburg. Justine Shoop ’05, Paralegal, is Paralegal to Chief Counsel/Office Manager for the PA House of Representatives. Justine resides in Harrisburg.
Kristen (Roush) Heimbach ’05 and husband Anthony
Lori Ann Strunk ’04, BSBA Management, is an Account Specialist with Spherion. Classmates can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Her son, Dylan, was born in September 2006. They reside in Elizabethtown. Kira Zickler ’04, Office Administration, is a Legislative Assistant for Representative Jennifer Mann. Kira also is the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Central Penn. She resides in Enola. Brandon M. Hanks ’05, Paralegal, is a Paralegal with Timoney Knox, LLP. Brandon resides in Lancaster. Kristen (Roush) Heimbach ’05, Medical Assisting and Medical Secretarial, is a Medical Assistant for Selinsgrove Family Practice Center. This past July, Kristen’s younger sister Felecia, enrolled in Central Penn’s PTA program. Kristen & her husband, Anthony celebrated their 2nd wedding anniversary in August 2007. They reside in Richfield. Tabbatha Holroyd ’05, BSIT Multimedia/Internet Production, is employed with New York Life Insurance. Tabbatha is engaged to Russell Lebo. She resides in Harrisburg. 28
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Amanda Showers ’05, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant for Go Sports Physical Therapy. She got engaged this past Valentine’s day to Michael Burkett of Shippensburg. The wedding is set for May 31, 2008. Amanda would like more information on reunions. Classmates can email her at email@example.com. Amanda resides in Gardners. Guy C. Snyder ’05, BSBA e-Business, is VPN Programs Manager for ICSA Labs. He serves as an Alumni Mentor and resides in Mechanicsburg. Aubrey Vonada ’05, Hotel/Restaurant Management, is a Personnel Coordinator for the Bureau of Corporation Taxes at the PA Department of Revenue. She resides in Enola. Danielle Baker ’06, BS in Corporate Communications, is an Administrative Assistant for Gannet Fleming, Inc. Classmates can email her at d_baker86@ earthlink.net. Danielle resides in Marysville. Sarah K. (Longacre) Bainbridge ’06, BSBA Marketing, is employed by Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc. Sarah wed Larry Bainbridge in June, 2007. They reside in Sunbury. Devin H. Blake ’06, BSIT Cyber Security, is Systems Administrator, Geographic Information Division for PA Department of Transportation. Previously, Devin was Information Technology Generalist for Penn DOT. He resides in Harrisburg.
Payroll Services, Inc. Previously, she was a Business Analyst for Clipper Magazine. Amanda is interested in speaking to a class at Central Penn. She wed David McKinney, Jr., in December 2005. They reside with their boxer, Skylar, in Lancaster.
Jill Nicole (Hess) Carpenter ’06, BSIT Multimedia/Internet Production is an Interactive Media Design Specialist for Nxtbook Media in Lancaster. She resides in Schaefferstown. Laura (Sheffer) Dye ’06, BS in Corporate Communications, is a Tourism Marketing and Sales Assistant with Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau. She met up with Central Penn’s Career Services Director Steve Hassinger at the West Shore Chamber’s Business and Industry Night this past October. “Laura couldn’t wait to tell me that she loves her job and that she was hired because she did two things that made her stand out from the other interviewees: she dressed very professionally and sent a thank you note after the interview (one of the ‘extras’ I stress in Job Pursuit Seminar),” reported Steve. Laura also offered to be a future guest speaker at her alma mater. Classmates can email her at laura@ visitcumberlandvalley.com. Laura wed Donald Dye in June 2006. They reside in Mechanicsburg. Vyotta R. Ebaugh ’06, BSBA Management, is Client Service Manager with the practice of Dave Weidman, CFP. She mailed her business card to President Milano and noted, “My time at Central Penn was great. They were so flexible with us non-traditional students. I’m currently taking grad classes at Duquesne University – hoping to graduate in December 2008. Thanks again!” Vyotta resides in Dallastown. Melissa R. Horst ’06, Paralegal, is a Paralegal for Van Eck and Van Eck. She resides in Newmanstown. Megan M. Kraemer ’06, BSBA, is Director of Events for Carlisle Chamber of Commerce. She wrote, “I recently accepted my position at the Carlisle Chamber. My experience got my foot in the door, but I don’t think I would have been offered the job without my bachelor’s degree from Central Penn. Thanks!” Megan is interested in
Tina J. Raup ’06, BSBA Finance, is a member of the Audit Services Group of Lewis Barlett Klees. She resides in Milton. Alice M. (Kirol) Schaeffer ’06, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant for Susquehanna Health. She resides in Williamsport.
Valerie S. Kurtz ’06 with Michael Nguyen ’07
learning more about the Alumni Mentor program. Classmates can email her at Kraemermegan@comcast.net. She resides in Harrisburg.
Jessica M. Spade ’06, BSBA Healthcare Administration, is a Secretary for Holy Spirit Hospital. She resides in Camp Hill.
Kirsten Kutler ’06, BS in Criminal Justice Administration, and ’04, Paralegal, is a Paralegal for Focused Business Solutions, LLC. She is attending the extended division night program at Widener University School of Law while continuing to work full-time at Focused Business Solutions. She resides in Palmyra.
Kimberly A. Vaughan ’06, BSBA Management, was promoted to Benefits Specialist at Holy Spirit Health System. She recently emailed Professor Diane Pickel to let her know, “I have been working at Holy Spirit Health System for the past year; I started as an intern in the Human Resources department, which led to an Administrative Assistant position, and I recently took a position as a Benefits Specialist.” Kimberly resides in McVeytown.
Valerie S. Kurtz ’06, Physical Therapist Assistant, is a Physical Therapist Assistant for Lancaster Orthopedic Group. She spoke to students in Central Penn’s Fundamentals of Physical Therapy class on August 16, 2007, and shared her experiences along with information about the patient population that she treats. She resides in Mountville.
Kathleen M. (Konyk) Wilt ’06, BS in Criminal Justice Administration, is a Supervisor at Allied Barton Security. Classmates can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She is married to Michael Wilt ’04, BS in Corporate Communications, who currently is Web Project Manager for JPL. They reside in Wormleysburg.
Amanda (Rohrbaugh) McKinney ’06, BSBA and ’99, Travel & Tourism, is an Administrative Assistant with Total
Erin R. Woodward ’06, Accounting, is a Billing Clerk for Diamonds. She resides in Armagh.
Kristin Ergler ’07, Business Administration, is Career Services Specialist for ITT Technical Institute. As a recent graduate, Kristin is already busy helping her alma mater. She is actively serving on the Alumni Association, signed up to be an Alumni Mentor, and attended the September 2007 Networking Reception on campus. Classmates can email Kristin at email@example.com. She resides in Mechanicsburg. Jennifer Hess ’07, BS in Corporate Communications, and ’00 Office Administration, contacted the College following the May 2007 Commencement. She was looking for the address to send a thank you note to speaker Paul J. Meyer for his inspiring speech and for his generosity in giving a set of three of his books to every graduate. Jennifer resides in Coatesville. Jessie R. Mitchell ’07, Graphic Design, is Graphic Designer for Ilumina Business Associates. As the third business associate hired at the company, her chances for growth and advancement are within reach. She resides in Alum Bank. Michael Nguyen, MS, PTA, ’07, Physical Therapist Assistant, recently passed his national examination and now is a licensed PTA in the state of PA. Michael also received his MS degree in Exercise Physiology and BS degree in Exercise Science from Bloomsburg University. Michael resides with his wife, Vicky, son Matthew, and daughter, Kayley, in Lancaster.
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Mary Jane (Boschelli) Baker died on Friday, August 3, 2007 at the age of 83. Audrey (Patton) Bennett died on Thursday, June 7, 2007 at the age of 89.
Special thanks to Wanda Deiter and Shannon Rohner, Central Penn’s 1997 Travel & Tourism class had a great time reminiscing when they gathered on campus for a mini-reunion on Saturday, August 18, 2007. Shannon and Wanda coordinated the event, and were delighted to see it come together. Highlights of their reunion included touring campus and the historic Boyer House, and then enjoying a Senators baseball game. Professor Terri Campbell thought you’d enjoy seeing the class as they appeared when attending Central Penn.
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Class of 1997 [left to right]:
Bottom row: Shannon Rohner, Wanda Deiter, Jan Gillespie, Lisa Debold, Row 2: Heather Augustine, Gina Michelizzi, Heather Wagle, Jennifer Bear, Jamie Pennick, Kathy Werner Row 3: Terri Campbell, Matthew Myers, Chad Miller, Alison Martin, Natasha Lawe, Michelle Allen, Stacie Konyha
Bob Wright Scholarship Fund
Robert L. Cass died on Monday, August 13, 2007. Glenn “Peach” Chubb died on Monday, October 29, 2007 at the age of 79.
Mayestelle (Trego) Phelan died on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at the age of 93. Betty A. (Smith) Reeder died on Sunday, July 15, 2007 at the age of 85. Martha Jane (Weirich) Felty ’38, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 at the age of 89.
Bertha T. (Thomas) Eaton, died on Monday, June 25, 2007 at the age of 86.
Janet Elizabeth (Zimmerman) McDermott ’43, died on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at the age of 84.
Thelma (Betty) Elizabeth Eshenour died on Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at the age of 91.
Darrell E. Gumby ’85, Computer Information Systems, died on Monday, June 18, 2007 at the age of 44.
Pearl S. (Spease) Lepperd died on Monday, October 17, 2007 at the age of 91.
Ernie Stoltzfus ’07, Business Administration, died on Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the age of 46.
Betty (Unger) Mackley died on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at the age of 77.
Allen Klinger, former instructor, died on Thursday, June 14, 2007 at the age of 59.
On Saturday, November 10, 2007, Central Penn alumni and former instructors gathered at the services for Bob Wright to celebrate his life and contributions to society. Bob taught Aviation at Central Penn for 14 years, from January 1981 to April 1994. Among those present were Dan and Stephanie Fleagle ’87, Patrick Gonzales, Joe Hubley, Diane Ludlow ’88, Michael Miller, Tony and Vicki Psych ’78, Scott Shatzer ’91, and Karen Stuart. Scott Shatzer was so touched by Bob’s positive impact on his own life that he announced the Bob Wright Scholarship fund in honor of his instructor and, more importantly, his mentor and friend. He has maintained contact with Bob since graduation and especially since returning again to live in Pennsylvania in 2004. Scott challenges you to join him by raising a $10,000 named scholarship that will benefit worthy students for years to come. Scott will match your gift dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $5,000. All contributions are tax deductible. To donate to the Bob Wright Scholarship, contact Matt Lane, Foundation Direction via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone him at 717-728-2263 or email Scott Shatzer at scott. email@example.com.
this is now! Karen (Blumenthal) Saylor ’79, Office Communications/Administrative 2007 Class Reunion (Amphitheatre)
Bottom row: Terri Campbell ’03, ’98; Chad W. Miller ’97 (Middletown); Heather J. (Wagle) Tittle ’97 (Middleburg); Heather (Augustine) Hepler ’97 (Pottsville); Gina Michelizzi ’97 (Pottstown); Top row: Matt J. Myers ’97 (Holidaysburg); Lisa (Debold) Deitrick LeVan ’97; (Chambersburg); Shannon Rohner ’04, ’97 (Harrisburg); Wanda J. Deiter ’97 (Willow Street)
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Secretary, is a Customer Service Rep for National Penn Bank and is self-employed at Timeless Consignment. She shared her fond memories of Heidi, “I am so glad you asked about Heidi! She is one of my favorite memories of my time at Central Penn. I was on campus the year Heidi left and I did miss her. My dorm was right next to her doghouse, and my house parents were responsible for taking care of her. I would often get her leash and take her for walks. She was great to walk with, especially at night because she was somewhat protective. If we were approached by anyone who made her nervous, she would growl in a very threatening manner. I never knew her to actually go after anyone; but she was a large dog, so people respected her. Occasionally on a weekend when I was alone in my dorm, Heidi would somehow find her way to my room. It was nice to have company when campus was fairly deserted. She was very smart and knew some basic commands, such as sit and lie down. I was working on teaching her a few more like heel and shake, and she seemed to enjoy learning. Some of the students played what they thought were harmless pranks on Heidi, but I felt they were mistreating her. I am a large supporter of humane treatment for animals, and people should think twice about what they think is harmless and fun towards animals as they actually can hurt them. Heidi was a good dog. I hope she enjoyed a long and happy life with her new family. If anyone has any information about Heidi and her life after Central Penn, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.” Karen resides in Pottstown.
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our vision for Central Pennsylvania College Continuing ED Information Sessions Summerdale/Harrisburg Helpful information about evening, Saturday, and online classes will be provided. Room 311 – ATEC Building Wed., January 16, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., February 12, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., March 11, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., March 25, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Thurs., April 17, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Wed., May 14, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Thurs., June 19, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., July 15, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Continuing ED Open House 3rd Floor – ATEC Building Wed., March 5, 2008 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wed., May 28, 2008 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Continuing ED Information Sessions Central Penn Lancaster Helpful information about evening, Saturday, and online classes will be provided. Tues., January 22, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Wed., February 20, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., March 18, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Wed., April 23, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., May 20, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Wed., June 25, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Tues., July 22, 2008 5:45 – 7:00 p.m. Alumni Association Meeting Summerdale/Harrisburg Museum – Bart A. Milano Hall Tues., January 22, 2008 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 5:00 p.m.) Visit www.centralpenn.edu for additional quarterly meeting dates.
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CPEC Job & Internship Fair (Alumni must pre-register with Career Services: visit www.cpec.info or call Steve Hassinger 717-728-2262) Radisson Penn Harris Camp Hill, PA Tues., Feb. 19, 2008 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Continuing ED New Student Orientation Central Penn Lancaster Tues., March 25, 2008 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Mon., June 23, 2008 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Networking Reception Summerdale/Harrisburg Central Penn Conference Center Thurs., April 24, 2008 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Commencement Forum Building Harrisburg, PA Fri., May 2, 2008
is a diverse student population, benefiting from caring faculty and staff, credentialed practitioners who delight in teaching. Collectively, we work to create the bridge that connects students to their professional goals through a rich assortment of careercentered programs by embracing hands-on learning and today’s technology. Our vision is of a regional career college that reaches out
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Showcase Saturday Summerdale/Harrisburg Entire Campus Sat., July 12, 2008
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Central Penn Golf Open Deer Valley Golf Course Hummelstown, PA Fri., August 15, 2008
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