Students Commence Future - Triangle Tech Graduates First Sunbury Class
The Sunbury campus of Triangle Tech, which recently marked its one-year anniversary, graduated its first Maintenance Electricity and Construction Technology class on Saturday, February 28, 2004.
Sunbury campus director Jess Null issued the degrees with the assistance of Tim McMahon, president of Triangle Tech; Robert Bernini, vice president of education; and John Mazzarese, vice president of admissions.
The six students who earned degrees were Jeffrey Buckwash, Coal Township, along with Bonnie Gnerre, Craig Hassinger, John Karge II, Kevin Knoebel and John Nungesser, all of Sunbury.
Triangle Tech was founded in Pittsburgh in 1944 and operates a multi-purpose technical and business institution with schools in Pittsburgh, Erie, Greensburg, DuBois and Sunbury.
The Triangle Tech Group is committed to offering students a comprehensive training program, administrators said.
Programs at the Sunbury campus include the Maintenance Electricity and Construction Technology program, which offers and Associate in Specialized Technology degree. A Residential and Light Commercial Electricity diploma program is set to begin on Monday, March1, 2004 and will be offered three nights a week.
Carpentry and Construction Technology will be available in June.
Triangle Tech’s programs are maintained in accordance with the standards of industry, business, and education in order to prepare its graduates for productive careers, Triangle Tech officials said.
The instructors at the Sunbury school include Dave Yonkin, Jeremy Smith, Ed Miller, Keith Cagigas and Karen Miccio.
Triangle Tech officials said that as they researched a location in central Pennsylvania, they found Sunbury to be an "outstanding area."