Education

Music teaches Head Start students to do more than sing

Bradford-Tioga Head Start students recently worked music into the classroom. Katie Place, a teacher in the Athens 1 classroom, transferred her love of music to her 3 and 4 year old students."There are daily musical activities in our classroom," Place said. "Over the years, I have collected many ...

Lycoming College wins three Educational Advertising Awards

The Higher Education Marketing Report recently presented Lycoming College with three Educational Advertising Awards. The awards given were based on exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness of created content.The Educational Advertising Awards are the largest educational ...

Software donation enhances curriculumat Penn College

A recent donation of computer-aided manufacturing software is enhancing the education of Pennsylvania College of Technology students.SolidCAM has provided a one-year, 75-seat license for the college's manufacturing majors.The software is an add-on to SolidWorks, a prominent 3-D design and ...

Bucknell to host senior engineering design expos

LEWISBURG - The College of Engineering at Bucknell University will host two Senior Design Expos on Thursday and April 28.Seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering will present their work in oral presentations from 7-9:45 p.m. Thursday in Dana 113 (Gardner Lecture Hall) and Dana 134.A ...

Peter Keller granted emeritus status at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - The Mansfield University Council of Trustees, upon the recommendation of President Fran Hendricks, granted emeritus status to retired professor and provost Peter Keller at its March 25 meeting.Keller was a member of the psychology faculty from August 1974 until retiring in January ...

The Stock Market Game

Local results for the week of April 20:High school1. MONTGOMERY - $141,869.08Ryan Monoski2. MUNCY - $101,576.693. LOYALSOCK - $100,627.48Michelle CarpenterMiddle school1. MONTGOMERY - $139,463.31Jeremy Stetler2. WILLIAMSPORT - $101,832.73Robert Rook3. MUNCY - $100,344.53Beth Baker

Jersey Shore FBLA hosts regional leadership conference

Future Business Leaders of America (or FBLA) is an organization known for helping students develop leadership skills and exposing them to business-related careers.Recently, Jersey Shore Area High School FBLA gave middle school students an exposure to the organization, by hosting a leadership ...

Administrative medical assistants complete program in Wellsboro

During a March 27 graduation ceremony at Penn College at Wellsboro, seven students were recognized for completion of the Administrative Medical Assistant Program and their preparation for employment in medical or dental offices, hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities.Certificates ...

Delta Force veteran to speak at Mansfield commencement

MANSFIELD - Army Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Jim Reese, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of TigerSwan and a 1989 Mansfield graduate, will be the speaker at Mansfield University's 150th commencement at 11 a.m. May 9 at Karl Van Norman Field.Before founding TigerSwan, an ...

Lycoming student wins “Best Paper” at regional conference

Amanda Barrett, a Lycoming College senior with a major in history and education certification, won "Best Paper" at the Pennsylvania West Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference and Undergraduate History Forum on April 11.Pennsylvania West Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference and Undergraduate ...

Two new members named to Mansfield council of trustees

MANSFIELD - Aaron Singer and Bruce Vickery, both of Wellsboro, have been named to the Mansfield University Council of Trustees.Singer, a 1993 Shippensburg University graduate, is the president of MetalKraft Industries Inc., Wellsboro, and Keystone Automatic Technologies Inc., Emporium.Vickery ...

Dean’s list

Towson UniversityTowson, Md.MONTOURSVILLE - Matthew J. Ayers.South Hills School ofBusiness and TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Megan Bower.University of New HavenWest Haven, Conn.WELLSBORO - Joseph Doganiero.Grove City CollegeJERSEY SHORE - Adam Campbell, Colton Henry, Allison Olson.LOCK HAVEN - Ellen ...

Montgomery Area High School, Virtuoso to present ‘Footloose’

Virtuoso, the Montgomery Area High School music and theatre ensemble, will present their spring musical, "Footloose" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the high school auditorium.With music by Tom Snow and lyrics by Dean Pitchford, "Footloose" takes place in a town where ...

Lock Haven students work to better a community one nail at a time

LOCK HAVEN - Spring break is the occasion when many college students take a break from their busy school schedule and either go on vacation, or return home to relax or earn a few extra dollars at part time jobs.Seventeen members of the LHU Outreach for Humanity Club, club advisors and an LHU PA ...

College’s inaugural ‘Pride Week’ celebrates campus diversity

Movie screenings and informative discussions are among the public events as Pennsylvania College of Technology this month observes its first Pride Week in recognition of students' sexual diversity.This week's schedule comprises speakers, dialogue and documentaries designed to celebrate the ...

A student’s story

Students, teachers and other school officers everywhere are in need of congratulations. They have fought through almost nine long months of school and finally are close to the finish line. Even though it doesn't quite yet feel like spring, for students it's nearly summer.Although students are ...

Mansfield professor completes musical quest

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University music professor Joseph Murphy has completed his quest to perform in all 50 states. The final tune was a concert in Anchorage, Alaska in early March.In 2005, Murphy, a saxophonist, realized he had performed in 20 states and set the goal to make it to all 50.Most ...

In the schools

3 day cares to present workshop on family mealsTIOGA - Eileen Thompson's Family Day Care, Mansfield; Joyful Happenings Day Care Inc., Mansfield; and Penny Heffner's Day Care, Tioga; collaborated together to apply for a grant to present several workshops about family meals.Catherine Saunders, a ...

Students guide tours at Susquehanna

SELINSGROVE - Several local students are working as tour guides this year at Susquehanna University.Tour guides are responsible for representing the Susquehanna community to prospective and admitted students and their families. They give tours of the campus and also work special days, such as ...