Education

Graduate earns No. 2 spot in national SkillsUSA competition

MILL HALL - Standing in front of a computer numeric controlled, or CNC, milling machine in the Central Mountain High School Career and Technical Education wing, recent graduate Matt Bean discussed his major accomplishment from late June.It's no small matter.Bean, the son of Scott and Denise ...

Neil and June Shaner Memorial Scholarship awarded to three seniors

Hughesville High School seniors Megan Shaner, Brianna Stroup and Jordana Wagner recently were selected as the recipients of the 2015 Neil and June Shaner Scholarship.The Neil and June Shaner Scholarship was created six years ago for recognition of Hughesville High School (HHS) seniors whose ...

Lutes Foundation funds Bradford-Tioga Head Start Inc. project

Bradford-Tioga Head Start Inc. recently applied for funding from the Lutes Foundation for items to be used in the Blossburg Head Start classroom.The foundation is a philanthropic organization that specifically considers funding projects that will benefit children and youth organizations, public ...

Lewisburg corrections officers donate to Mansfield

MANSFIELD - A team of corrections officers from U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg has presented $5,000 to the Mansfield University Foundation to support scholarships for criminal justice administration (CJA) majors at MU.The four-man Lewisburg team recorded the fastest time in the Eric Williams ...

Penn College students earn industry certifications

Pennsylvania College of Technology students representing seven different majors recently proved their mastery of computer aided drafting and design software programs by passing certification exams.Fifty-two students successfully completed the Certified SolidWorks Associate exam and one student ...

New director named at National Sustainable Structures Center

Alison A. Dillon has been named director of Pennsylvania College of Technology's National Sustainable Structures Center, a groundbreaking force in the field of building science and energy-efficiency training.Effective July 1, Dillon - assistant director since 2011 - is the main point of contact ...

Teachers get their feet wet at Envirothon workshop

HARRISBURG - Fourteen Envirothon teachers from Pennsylvania and Virginia went paddling, turned over rocks, and studied forestry and soils during a two-day workshop recently.Envirothon is a natural resource environmental education program that combines classroom learning and outdoor activities. ...

Lock Haven student spends summer engaged in research, creative endeavors

READING - Joshua Reeder, a freshman biology major from Lock Haven, is spending the summer tackling an Albright Creative Research Experience (ACRE) project.Reeder's ACRE project is titled "Surveying Bat Populations Using Echolocation Signals."ACRE is a multi-disciplinary program that affords ...

Teachers selected to participate in Constitutional Scholars Institute

Ben Miller, Wellsboro Area High School and Todd Smith, Mansfield High School, both teach advanced placement U.S. government and politics. Miller and Smith were two of 32 teachers from around the U.S. selected to participate in the Constitutional Scholars Institute, which was held at the ...

Penn College biology professor publishes international resources

David L. Evans, recently retired professor of biology (anatomy and physiology) at Pennsylvania College of Technology, has added publications to his long list of educational resources used by professors around the world.Evans coauthored an instructors' resource contained in "Biology of Humans: ...

Dean’s list

Misericordia UniversityDallas, Pa.WILLIAMSPORT - Caitlin Chappell, Michelle Mayer, Kayla Mellish, Brooke Nelson, Gabriel Noyalis,CANTON - Megan Brenchley.HUGHESVILLE - Kate Michael, Carly Sees.MONTGOMERY - Nicole Klees, Jessica Scampone, Sarah Wigg.MONTOURSVILLE - Mckenzie Ruffing.TROUT RUN - ...

Loyalsock Township offers open meals during summer camp

By CARA MORNINGSTARcmorningstar@sungazette.comFor the second year in a row, Loyalsock Township School District found a way to offer open meals to children during the summer.This year, Loyalsock Township High School held an open breakfast between 8-8:30 a.m. and an open lunch between noon-12:30 ...

Lycoming College for Kids and Teens to be held this month

Lycoming College will hold it's College for Kids and Teens July 27-31, where students will take scientific, artistic and magical classes, taught by area professionals.Classes are closing fast, but there are still openings for students to enroll.College for Kids and Teens, celebrating its 30th ...

Former Mansfield president awarded Coin for Excellence

MANSFIELD - One Mansfield University president honored another when current president Fran Hendricks awarded the Presidential Coin for Excellence to former president Rod Kelchner on July 11.The presentation took place at the annual Steve Zegalia Memorial Golf Outing at Corey Creek Golf Club."I ...

Penn College honors spring graduates

Pennsylvania College of Technology has presented student achievement awards to its spring graduates.More than 900 students petitioned to graduate at the conclusion of the spring semester, and three commencement ceremonies at the Community Arts Center.Penn College is a special mission affiliate ...

Agreements provide Continuing-Ed Pathway for Delaware Tech grads

Students earning associate degrees in several majors at Delaware Technical Community College will benefit from recently signed agreements that provide an avenue to a bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology.The agreements provide students from four Delaware Tech majors with a ...

Loretta Woodson Award winners announced

Randy Williamson, construction trades instructor at Williamsport Area High School and Judy Packer, head custodian at Jersey Shore Elementary School were presented with the 2015 Loretta Woodson Award by the Lycoming County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (LCCPASR).The ...

Penn College professors present at national conference

Two Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty members shared their expertise with an international audience by presenting at the recent COMMON Annual Meeting and Exposition in Anaheim, California.Both Lisa R. Bock and Anita R. Wood, assistant professors of computer information technology, made ...

The Northern Tier Christian School announces community festival

WELLSBORO - The Northern Tier Christian School (TNTCS) will host a community festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26 on its campus at 1292 Charlestown Road. Proceeds from the event will go toward technology upgrades for students.Featured at this year's event will be a large indoor rummage sale ...