Summer 2011

This Rock Could Power the World

Just in case you haven't heard, Marcellus Shale is officially a big deal.

This black shale rich in natural gas captured public attention in 2004 when Range Resources Corporation drilled the first Marcellus well in Washington Country, Pa., using modern drilling technology. But is has more recently become the subject of national and international headlines – including the cover of the April 11, 2011 issue of Time magazine.

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York College's First Endowed Professorship

Chloé Rhoads Eichelberger has been an innovator and savvy risk-taker throughout her life. A leading business entrepreneur, generous philanthropist, and tireless volunteer, she believes that “great things don’t just happen, but that one must make them happen.”

True to her words, Eichelberger recently created the first-ever endowed professorship at York College, the Chloé Eichelberger Chair in Business Education, to enhance the College’s ability to prepare future business leaders. She is a 1954 graduate of York Junior College and trustee emerita of the College.

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