Education

Lock Haven Clearfield offering conservation law track in criminal justice

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University's Clearfield campus has recently been approved to offer a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Newly enrolled students can now graduate with a concentration in conservation law enforcement from LHU Clearfield campus. While focusing on experiential learning, ...

Jersey Shore announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for September. As part of JSASD's School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. These ...

Students of the Month

HallAutumn Hall, daughter of Cheryl and John Hall, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Girl of the Month for September.Hall is a senior at Montoursville Area High School and is a of Future Business Leaders of America and has served as the president at the high school and as region seven ...

Lebanon Valley College holds research symposium

ANNVILLE - Nearly 30 Lebanon Valley College students recently attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. Twenty-two students presented their research, with several receiving awards.Local students who attended ...

From recruit to marine

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Sun-Gazette former Alyssa Maneval went to Marine Corps boot camp earlier this year, along with a group of local education professionals. Today the Sun-Gazette offers a final installment in a three-part series that goes inside Marine Corps boot camp.)PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - ...

Penn College celebrates Manufacturing Day

From a simple basement machine shop in 1914 to today's high-tech labs throughout campus, Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessor institutions have always embraced manufacturing. The college celebrated that commitment to American manufacturing on Manufacturing Day ...

Lock Haven student selected for National Student Advisory Council

Theresa Johnson, a Lock Haven University junior majoring in political science and Spanish, recently was selected to serve on the American Association of University Women's (AAUW) 2015-16 National Student Advisory Council (SAC).Johnson was among only 10 students from across the country to be ...

Lock Haven communication alums return to campus to pay it forward

Seven alumni and several area professionals gathered at Lock Haven University earlier this year to assess the communication program, identify future trends in the communication industries and network with students.The advisory focus group included graduates from the journalism, electronic ...

In the schools

Lock Haven University to hold transfer information sessionLOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University will hold a transfer information session at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday in the admissions building, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, to learn how easy it can be to transfer credits to The Haven.During the ...

South Williamsport student named a Commended Student

Donavan J. Keen has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp. (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the Jesse Smith, South Williamsport Area High School ...

St. John’s School of the Arts fall scholarship recipients announced

Four students enrolled at St. John's School of the Arts have been named recipients of Monica M. Weaver Memorial Scholarships for the 2015 fall semester. The students honored are: Anna Schult, of Montoursville, piano; Deken Upright, art (Montoursville); Peyton Kelley, of Williamsport, piano; and ...

Troy 1 Head Start classroom learns about emergencies

The classrooms of Bradford Tioga Head Start spend time each month talking about "Community Helpers."To a Head Start child, a community helper is someone in their town who does a job that helps that town. For the Troy 1 classroom, this month they talked about and learned that an Emergency ...

Rommelt Elementary names ‘SOUTH’ Mounties of the Month

A "SOUTH" student of the month serves as an exceptional role model for the school. It is a student who Strives to do his or her best and serves as a leader and role model for peers and younger students. They are Organized and prepared for class each day with completed work and a positive ...

Students of the Month

KonkleJoshua Konkle, son of Lisa and Scott Konkle, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Boy of the Month for September. Konkle, a senior at Montoursville Area High School, plays saxophone in the high school band. He has been a member of the choir and band since fifth grade.He is a peer helper ...

Bucknell University students honored with academic awards

LEWISBURG - Local Bucknell University students recently were recognized for academic achievement. Phillip Amarante, of Lewisburg, was honored with the University Prize for Men. Amarante is in Bucknell's Class of 2018. The University Prizes for Men were founded by William Bucknell. Maria Cioffi, ...

Explore Penn College’s ‘Degrees That Work’ at Oct. 25 open house

The distinctive, hands-on academic programs offered at Pennsylvania College of Technology, a national leader in applied technology education, will be highlighted at open house on Oct. 25.Held twice a year, open house at Penn College provides prospective students and their families an ...

Female chief drill instructor shares perspective

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Former Sun-Gazette reporter Alyssa Maneval went to Marine Corps boot camp earlier this year, along with a group of local education professionals. Today the Sun-Gazette continues a three-part series that goes inside Marine Corps boot camp.)PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - Recruits could not ...

A student’s story

"Hey, what are you doing after school today?" This is a question asked to high school students around the world. Sometimes this question defines who you are in school.Athletes might have practice or a game, academically motivated students might have their time filled with homework or studying, ...

Head Start plans for Fire Safety Month

October is National Fire Prevention Month. Throughout the month, Bradford-Tioga Head Start Inc. staff will be teaching children about fire prevention and fire safety. A fire safety game is being sent home with each child. The game teaches children about smoke alarms and how to escape from a ...