The Oil City Police Department, the Oil City and Oakland Fire Departments, Community Ambulance, and STAT MEDEVAC joined forces on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, to teach children enrolled in the Kids in College summer enrichment program at Clarion University–Venango Campus about safety. The safety program was coordinated by Venango Campus Public Safety Officer David Wilson.
The STAT MEDEVAC helicopter landed in the parking lot at the campus, to the delight and amazement of the young students.
The Kids in College summer enrichment program, for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, encourages children to enhance their academic development through a variety of art, science, math and technology classes that are presented through unique and fun activities. It is offered through the Venango Campus Division of Continuing Education, under the direction of coordinator Hope Lineman. For more information, call Ms. Lineman at 676-6591, ext. 1273.
Clarion University–Venango Campus, located in Oil City, is the oldest regional campus in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. The campus provides high-quality educational programs and personalized services to help students succeed. Students can begin any of Clarion University's 90+ bachelor's degrees at the Venango Campus, earn an associate degree, a bachelor's or master's degree in select areas, obtain a one-year certificate or participate in a variety of professional development and personal enrichment courses. The campus is home to Clarion University's School of Nursing and Allied Health, the Department of Applied Technology, and the Venango Department of Arts and Sciences. Clarion University-Venango Campus is committed to serving the needs of the community.