With the fall semester underway and the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Somerset Center thriving in its new home at the recently renamed Somerset County Education Center, local and state officials joined with College officials to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on the morning of Wednesday, September 7th. These officials took a moment to honor this new chapter in the story of Penn Highlands Community College and Somerset County.
Those in attendance include: Brenda Thomas, representative for Senator Pat Stefano; Somerset County Commissioners John Vatavuk, James Yoder and Gerald Walker; Dr. Walter Asonevich, President of Penn Highlands Community College; Adam Bowser, Director of the Somerset Center; Ron Aldom, Executive Director of the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce; and Jose Otero, representative for Congressman Keith Rothfus.
The Penn Highlands Somerset facility, at 6024 Glades Pike in Somerset, houses two classrooms, a computer lab, a science lab, a testing room, a faculty work room, and a staff suite. This will allow Penn Highlands Somerset to offer degrees in Accounting, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology, and Technology Management.