Education

PFEW brings together students across the state

The Foundation for Free Enterprise Education, headquartered in Erie, has been giving Pennsylvania high school juniors and seniors one-of-a-kind experiences since its first Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) all the way back in 1979 on the campus of Clarion State Teachers College. What ...

LHU receives $250,000 for medical equipment

LOCK HAVEN — A $33.9 billion Pennsylvania state budget was approved by lawmakers for 2019-20, in which higher education was a priority and included overall increased state funding for the State System. Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) was instrumental in securing funding in the budget for many ...

Warrior Run School District to induct four natives in 2019 Hall of Fame class

The Warrior Run Hall of Fame committee and school district will be welcoming four new members to the district’s Hall of Fame — Rebecca Bender ‘01, Glenn Smith II ‘03, Scott Harrison ‘69 and Barbara Romano ‘79. They will be recognized at the home football game on Sept. 27 and ...

College offers injection molding workshops

Two weeks of the Injection Molding Processing Workshop offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology and its acclaimed Plastics Innovation and Resource Center attracted a variety of industry professionals to campus. Twenty-eight individuals representing seven states and Puerto Rico attended ...

City program to teach homeland security skills

Students will have a unique opportunity beginning in the fall at Williamsport Area High School to learn life-saving technical skills in the new homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services program. The program will prepare individuals to apply technical ...

Athletes recognized by UPMC Susquehanna

UPMC Susquehanna Sports Medicine recently recognized and celebrated student athletes from 18 partnering school districts at the 2019 Champions Cup and Student Athletic Perseverance Awards. Student athletes, their family members, and school representatives were invited to attend. “Our team is ...

Dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications named

Pennsylvania College of Technology has appointed Sue Kelley dean of the School of Sciences, Humanities and Visual Communications. Kelley, who has more than 20 years’ experience in higher education, comes to Penn College from Lycoming College, where she has been employed since 1999, serving ...

Evangelical holds healthcare internships for area’s high schools

Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg is taking proactive steps to prepare students interested in healthcare to meet the future demand through a unique program that allows them to experience many aspects of care. Each year, the Hospital’s High School Summer Internship Program ...

Hughesville and Sullivan County high school students take trip to D.C.

Hughesville Area High School’s Nathaniel Lewis and Sullivan County High School’s Noah Phillips and Samantha Skoranski attended Youth Tour visited Washington, D.C. for a fun-filled trip full of learning. More than 1,800 of rural American high school juniors got to interact with their ...

College for Kids and Teens offers fun, educational workshops

Lycoming College for Kids and Teens will offer its one-week educational workshops this year from July 22 to 26 on the Lycoming College campus. Available to students entering grades 2 through 12, the courses consist of hands-on activities in a variety of subjects including art, photography, ...

Students create at the 14th annual Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp

Lycoming County middle and high school students were nominated by their art teachers came together at the 14th annual Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp from June 17 to 21 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum. Students work with local artists and teachers who volunteered their time to help students exploring ...

Dunham Children’s Learning Center receives grant

The Dunham Children’s Learning Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology received an $18,540 Keystone Stars Education and Retention Award. The grant was made by the U.S. Department of Human Services through the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning. The intent of ...

A Cup of Grow

When students from Williamsport Area School District were hard at work in the science lab, they didn’t mind getting their hands dirty when addressing serious state environmental issues. Seniors Elaina Stone, Desiree Aversa; junior, Rosemary Flock, and sophomores, Kathryn Penman, Oam Patel ...

Leaving home… for now

Sitting at my college orientation today, it hit me that pretty soon I will be living in a new place, away from my family and all that is familiar. I got a sense of how life will be for me in the fall when I have to “fend for myself.” I guess I didn’t realize that the parents and ...

Dean attends residency program

LOCK HAVEN — Earlier this year, Dr. Kyoko Amano, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education at Lock Haven University, and her husband, Tom Weller, both attended a weeklong residency program at Pentaculum at Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Pentaculum is ...

Penn College welding faculty members prep to be pioneers

A week after the spring semester ended, six welding faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology went back to school — as students. That preparation will equip them to be pioneers this fall when the college becomes the first U.S. educational institution to feature an electron beam ...

#MillionairesRead

While some adults despair that kids today spend too much time on social media and too little time reading, the Williamsport Area School District summer reading program has managed to pair reading for pleasure with sharing pictures of reading adventures on-line. For the second year, students ...

Jersey Shore Area Middle School’s ROCK Stars

Jersey Shore Area Middle School is proud to announce the recipients of its monthly ROCK Star award. As part of JSASD’s School Wide Positive Behavior initiative, JSAMS has identified, and taught, specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of the building. These targeted ...

LHU professor, alumni inducted into state’s Athletic Training Hall of Fame

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University professor, Yvette Ingram, LAT, ATC, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society Awards Banquet held in Gettysburg. Ingram received a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education ...

Clean Water Institute invests in environmental educational tools

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently introduced new equipment to be used at the Waterdale Environmental Education Center. As part of a $24,000 grant from the PPL Foundation, the equipment will help to enhance environmental education programming and hands-on learning ...