Central Penn College's History
Campus Building Names
As you walk across campus, you will find many of the buildings, student housing, and other structures boast the name of an individual. Each was named to honor someone who held a special place in the hearts of President Emeritus Bart Milano, his wife Jean, and current President Todd A. Milano. These individuals shared the College's core values of integrity, professionalism, service, respect and educational focus, and played a role in Central Penn's success.
Student apartments Gale, Todd and Teri are named for Bart and Jean's children; Anne Hall bears Jean's middle name; Fred and Kathi Hall are named in memory of two children - Fred Neumann and Kathi Spragg. The Neumanns and the Spraggs were close friends of Bart and Jean Milano. Both of these children left this world too soon. Bollinger Hall is named in honor of Elizabeth G. Bollinger, who taught shorthand at Central Penn for 15 years. Bart A. Milano Hall, once known as the East Wing, was dedicated and renamed to honor President Emeritus Bart A. Milano, who served as the College's president from 1969 to 1989. The Boyer House is named in honor of the Boyer family who built and occupied the home for more than 200 years. The College purchased the Boyer Farm from Catherine Boyer in March 1999. Henzsey's Bridge kept its name when it traveled across three counties to rest on Central Penn's Summerdale campus. Its journey began with College President Todd A. Milano's vision of using an old bridge to cross the chasm and join both parts of campus. The Charles "T" Jones Leadership Library is named to honor its benefactor and good friend, Charles "Tremendous" Jones. The Craiger C. Parker Amphitheatre honors Dean Parker, who lost his battle to cancer while working at Central Penn, and recognizes his leadership, military and community service, as well as his dedication and service to the College.
To learn more about all of the buildings on campus, explore the boxes below.
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Apartments & Townhouses
Instead of living in crowded dorms, Central Penn College students experience real-world living environments in either our apartments or our townhouses!