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Penn College at Wellsboro offers computer camp for adults 55-plus

WELLSBORO – Adults 55 and older who want to learn more about using computers for fun and convenience may enroll in a noncredit course at Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro, located at Wellsboro Area High School.

This easy beginner’s class, offered through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, introduces the computer for enjoyment purposes.

The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on June 17 and 24 at the high school and there is a fee.

The instructor will lead participants through such topics as emailing friends and family, surfing the Internet, social networking (Facebook), basic word-processing for letter-writing and other enjoyable and practical applications. No previous computer knowledge is necessary.

For more information, or to register, call 570-724-7703 or visit

Summer academic and music camps offered at Mansfield

MANSFIELD – Mansfield University is offering a wide variety of music and academic camps this summer.

The popular Gifted and Talented Camp will be held July 13-19.

“Our theme this year is ‘One Community, One Future,'” co-director Nick Horner said. “Students will be learning about sustainable science, urban development, and art as a social construct in order to better understand what a community is, locally and globally, and how they can incite positive change in the world.

“Of course, students will also be taking trips to the pool, rock wall, downtown Mansfield, and this year a special field trip to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon,” he added.

A number of music camps will be offered, highlighted by the Youth Music Camp July 15-19. Campers will be able to select from a variety of music classes or to learn other instruments and also participate in the production of a musical.

Among the art camp offerings, the Young Artist Experience Camp, held July 27-August 1, is designed for artistic exploration, experimentation, growth, and fun for artists of a variety of levels of ability and interest. It is designed to meet the needs of the young and beginning artist.

The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University will host the Marcellus Camp, which offers an opportunity for students in grades 10-12 to learn about the development of shale gas resources in Pennsylvania and the career and educational opportunities available after high school, on July 13-16.

To learn more about all the summer youth camp offerings at Mansfield and to register, visit mans

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Jersey Shore band to hold outdoor concert

JERSEY SHORE – The Jersey Shore High School jazz band will present an outdoor concert at 7 p.m. June 2 in the Gazebo Park at the corner of Smith and South Main Streets.

Mansfield University to celebrate alumni weekend

MANSFIELD – Alumni, family and friends return to Mansfield University for Alumni Weekend 2014 on June 13 and 14.

The weekend will give alumni the chance to renew acquaintances, make new ones, tour campus and take part in a variety of other activities.

The alumni golf tournament will be held on June 13 at Corey Creek Golf Club, 18795 Route 6. For more information, call 570-662-4466 or email kdecker

On campus June 13 there will be tours of North Hall and campus, including the new residence halls and the “Lobsterfest” dinner with musical entertainment by Joe Callahan ’05.

Members of the class of 1964, celebrating their 50th anniversary, will be this year’s honored guests for Alumni Weekend.

The class of ’64, along with this year’s Society of Honors award winners; John Quashnoc, ’70; Maureen Fallon, Walsh ’78; Mary Jane Todd Eckel, ’74; Ali Soufan, ’94; and retired faculty and staff will be honored at a luncheon on June 14.

Also on June 14, North Hall and campus tours will continue and Fran Hendricks, Mansfield president, ’79 and his wife, Connie, will host an ice cream social, along with other activities.

For a full weekend schedule and more information on Alumni Weekend 2014, or to register online, visit, call 888-305-6505 or 570-6624390 or email

Deadline for registration is Thursday.