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A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Keeping it real

What happens when engineering professor Jim Hendrickson meets a Beaver alum who works at the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant? A learning experience, of course.
A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Bruce Mansfield Power Plant visit

Assistant Teaching Professor Jim Hendrickson's second-year engineering students got a tour of the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant from a campus alum.

A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Bruce Mansfield Power Plant visit

Penn State Beaver Assistant Teaching Professor Jim Hendrickson's engineering students got a tour of the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant from an alumnus of the campus.

A student wearing a construction hat looks down from the 17th floor of a building.

Engineering students get tour of one of the nation's largest power plants

Penn State Beaver second-year engineering students got a tour of the nation's sixth-largest, coal-fired power plant, thanks to their professor and a Beaver alumnus.

Penn State Beaver Up Close - The campus sign

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.

Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

Resourceful engineering students save iconic campus sign from demise

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.
Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

Beaver campus entrance sign

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.

The chimney stack entrance sign at the front of the Beaver campus.

entrance sign

Senior Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his engineering students, Leah Berry and Nicole Chemini, used maker lab tools and a little resourcefulness to save this iconic campus sign from demise.

Engineering student Leah Berry records the ShopBot in action with her smart phone.

Engineering students have a new "Buddy"

The ShopBot Buddy is a $12,000 piece of equipment capable of taking the flat drawings and computer-aided models students create in their freshman engineering classes and actually producing them, and then exactly reproducing them.
Jim Hendrickson builds a bat house with a group of students

James Hendrickson: Engineering excellence

Long-time engineering instructor brings his practical experience and his love for a challenge into the classroom