Saturday, April 4, 2020

Penn College professor manufactures ventilator splitters

Eric Albert_Splitter: Eric K. Albert, associate professor of automated manufacturing at Pennsylvania College of Technology, holds three of the eight vent splitters he made with his home 3D printer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Albert followed directions provided by ventsplitter.org to manufacture the splitters, which are awaiting emergency FDA approval. As a last resort, the vent splitter allows multiple patients to share one ventilator.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. --  As the developer of Pennsylvania College of Technology's additive manufacturing curriculum, Eric K. Albert has preached to his students for years about the ingenuity facilitated by 3D printing. A few months from retirement, he's proving his point by responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, April 3, 2020

“Little League® Pep Talks” Give Inspiration to Children Around the World

Photo Courtesy of Little League® Baseball & Softball
South Williamsport, PA - While Little League® programs around the world may be temporarily shut down due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Little League International is finding new ways to keep all of its players, volunteers, and fans in a positive mood with the launch of #LLPepTalk.

PPL Corporation Announces 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced today that the company's 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareowners will be held virtually to prioritize the health and safety of meeting participants during the coronavirus pandemic. The Annual Meeting will convene live via the internet on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 9 a.m. Eastern time.

This virtual Annual Meeting is in lieu of the previously announced in-person meeting at PPL Center.

Shareowners of record as of February 28, 2020, are eligible to vote and participate in the Annual Meeting. Shareowners may visit www.pplweb.com/PPLCorpProxy/ to access the virtual Annual Meeting link, as well as links to proxy materials, and to submit questions prior to and during the Annual Meeting.

WOL Chef - Delicious Easy Poached Eggs In Toast Recipe

Easy Poached Eggs and toast
If you want a no fail easy breakfast try this poached eggs and toast all done at the same time, try this recipe:

  • PREPARATION:
    • Two slices of your favorite bread
    • Griddle
    • Small pat of butter cut in half
    • Two large eggs put into two small ramekins
    • Salt and Pepper
    • Muffin Cutter or "Wife favorite Christmas decorated sharp rimmed clear coffee cup!"
  • PROCEDURE:
    • Heat griddle to 350 degrees
    • Cut holes in the bread and place both pieces on the hot griddle
    • When bottoms seems lightly toasted, turn over along with the circular pieces of bread
    • Put the 1/2 pat of butter into each hole
    • When butter is half melted, pour the egg from the ramekin into the whole
    • Salt and pepper eggs
    • Cover the egg which you want well done
    • Remove toasted bread and eggs when cooked to desired likeness 
    • Serve with coffee and orange juice.

You could also cook bacon or sausage beforehand to broaden the meal.

Regards,

WOL Chef

Penn College pitches in to protect COVID-19 front line

Photo Courtesy of PCT
Pennsylvania College of Technology is aiding the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by donating personal protection equipment to area health care facilities.

Various departments have spent the past week collecting supplies – originally intended for on-campus student and staff use – to be distributed within the next few days to the college’s nursing home partners.

President addresses governor’s ‘stay at home’ order

Pennsylvania College of Technology
April 2, 2020 – The extension of Gov. Wolf's statewide “stay at home” order through April 30 and what it means for the remainder of Penn College's Spring 2020 semester prompted a message and video from President Davie Jane Gilmour on Thursday morning.

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