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Penn Commercial Grads
We met up with Dr. John D. Six, M.D., the Vice President of Medical Affairs at Washington Health System, to discuss the impact Penn Commercial grads of the Medical Assistant and Practical Nursing programs have had in the region, as well as the need for more skilled workers in the healthcare industry. PC: Thanks for...
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Benefits of trade school
Continuing your education is a big step in anyone’s life. It’s not just a time commitment of all those classes needed to complete the programs, it’s also a commitment of mental focus, career choice, and of course, money. A lot of money. That’s where the benefits of trade school come into play. While more Americans...
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Hair Stylist Olivia - Penn Commercial
For this 2018 graduate of TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy, cosmetology is a family affair. Olivia Baldwin, from Eighty Four, PA, grew up watching her older sister attend beauty school and then become a successful hair stylist. Years later, she is now working at her sister’s new salon. Located near the Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Baldwin Hair...
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Third party CDl Test site in PA
Finding an affordable and convenient CDL testing site in the area had been a challenge, until now! Penn Commercial recently received certification through the State of Pennsylvania to operate as a commercial driver’s license testing site for Class A, B and C truck drivers. Class A licenses allow for the operation of a combination vehicle...
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Lennox HVAC Partner - PennCommercial
When it comes to heating, ventilation and air conditioning, Lennox is one of the biggest names in the industry. Founded in 1895, the Dallas area business has built its brand on quality and innovation. From simple home AC units to complex industrial ventilation systems, Lennox can do it all. Lennox has teamed up with Penn...
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IT Security Program faculty - Penn Commercial
For the past seventeen years, Stephen Koppes has strolled the hallways and worked the classrooms of Penn Commercial. Prior to serving as Network Administrator and the lead instructor of the Information Technology and Security Program, he was a student advancing his knowledge of IT and computers. “I actually started as a student here myself back...
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Medical Assistant Need
The first people patients see when entering doctor offices, hospitals and other healthcare related services are medical assistants. As the Baby Boomer generation hits their retirement years, the demand for allied health professionals is increasing rapidly. Employment of medical assistants is expected to grow 23% during the decade 2014 to 2024. By 2040, Pennsylvania is...
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the fastest growing occupation from 2016 to 2026 is solar photovoltaic installers, followed closely by wind turbine technicians. As energy consumption continues to increase year over year, alternative energy sources are becoming ever more essential to fill demand. Municipalities, businesses and power companies across the nation are...
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CADD Program Training - Penn Commercial
Before teaching Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) at Penn Commercial, Wesley Briant spent 24 years in the drafting industry running his own business, designing for clients in the residential sector.  But working by himself – while he loved the work he did – it provided little interaction with others.  So after more than two...
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