Education

Mansfield University senior interning in Harrisburg

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University senior Chelsey Gavin is one of 14 college students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program for the fall semester.The psychology major, with a dual concentration in human resources and lifespan development, is working for the Governor's ...

North Penn-Mansfield students achieve high score on AP exam

Four North Penn-Mansfield High School students achieved the score of 5 upon the College Board's Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Exam.The Advanced Placement, or AP program, from the College Board provides high school students the opportunity to earn possible college ...

Loyalsock Township High School announces 2014-15 AP Scholars

The college board recently released its 2014-15 AP (Advanced Placement) Scholar Report. Nineteen Loyalsock Township High School students were recognized for their achievements. The college board distinguishes among several scholar levels, including AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor AP Scholar ...

Northern Tier Career Center graduates 28 nursing students

The Northern Tier Career Center practical nursing program held its 32nd annual commencement at Towanda High School auditorium recently with 28 graduates entering the nursing profession.The students who graduated were Maria Painter, Lindsay Schroeder, Lynsi Cobb, Stephanie Travelpiece, Raven ...

Association recertifies engineering CAD technology major

The American Design Drafting Association recently recognized the excellence of Pennsylvania College of Technology's engineering CAD technology major with industry recertification."Recertification by the ADDA is a very important credential for our program, and we are proud to have earned it ...

ADHA recognizes Penn College student chapter

Pennsylvania College of Technology's Student American Dental Hygienists' Association was recently honored by its parent organization.The American Dental Hygienists' Association presented the Penn College group with its Graduate Transition Award. The award recognizes student- member chapters ...

Dean’s list

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Rita J. Agbemabiese, Ahmed Yahya M. Almuhr, Ahmed S. Alrashedi, Alana S. Androvette, Jesse L. Carroll, Mecca M. Chenier, Jennifer J. Chestnut, David J. Covert, Mason A. Dincher, Margaret R. Harvey, Courtney L. Hill, Nola C. Hitchens, Matthew D. ...

Students study science over summer

PITTSBURGH - Not many students would want to spend part of their summer before their senior year studying advanced science courses, but for some local students, it served as an opportunity to prepare them for the future.This summer, seniors Donavan Keen, of South Williamsport, and Anthony ...

In the classroom … with Randy Williamson

When building a home, a solid foundation is key. The same can be said about a good teacher when building relationships with their students. Students respond to and respect those who have real-life experience with the subject that they are teaching, especially when it comes to a niche subject ...

‘All Roads Lead Home’ to Mansfield homecoming

MANSFIELD - "All Roads Lead Home" is the theme as Mansfield University Homecoming and the Fabulous 1890s Weekend once again combine for a mega-celebration on Sept. 25-26.The Fabulous 1890s Weekend celebrates the world's first night football game played on Sept. 28, 1892 in Smythe ...

Lock Haven convocation marks beginning of new year

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University held its annual fall convocation recently afternoon signaling the beginning of the 144th academic year. "Founder's Day Convocation, which opens the semester, helps us recognize and affirm our rich traditions as well as reaffirm our commitment to our core ...

Penn College student helps optimize Little League website

The talents of a Pennsylvania College of Technology Web and interactive media student have been called into play to enhance the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series website.Tammy R. Smith, a junior in Web and interactive media, began working part time this summer at Little League ...

Jersey Shore YMCA to hold Ninja Kids classes

The Jersey Shore Branch YMCA will offer new Ninja Kids classes this fall. This year there will be an all new curriculum from instructor Greg Bierly who holds a green belt in Ninpo Taijutsu.The new program is being presented under the advisement of the award winning children's author of "Why is ...

Warrior Run students compete in national leadership conference

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) brought more than 7,700 of its student leaders, members and advisers to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., in July to participate in its National Leadership Conference.The conference provided opportunities for ...

Lycoming College to host College Night

Lycoming College will host College Night, presented by the Lycoming County Counselors Association, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Recreation Center. Area high school students interested in continuing their education will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 65 ...

Penn College chemistry professor presents at teaching conference

Kelly B. Butzler, associate professor of chemistry at Pennsylvania College of Technology, presented at the 12th annual Teaching Professor Technology Conference, held recently in Atlanta.Her presentation topic was "Take Note! The Synergistic Effects of Metacognition and the Flipped Classroom." ...

History faculty member assists with World AP History Exam

A history faculty member at Pennsylvania College of Technology is helping to develop various components of the 2017 Advanced Placement World History Exam.Craig A. Miller, assistant professor of history/political science, says the AP World History Exam, including the AP European and AP United ...

Mansfield chemistry students conduct summer research on well water quality

MANSFIELD - Four Mansfield University chemistry students, along with two MU faculty members and one former faculty member, collected water samples and performed well water quality analysis in Tioga County through a grant from the Tioga County Commissioner's office this summer.Students Emily ...

Montoursville students spend a week preparing for biology conference

Several Montoursville Area High School students met recently in Karen Avery's biology classroom to organize a professional development day for area biology teachers. Students first worked with Dan and Hedi Lauffer, who traveled from the University of Wisconsin-Madison to teach students how to ...