Education

Great Valu announces scholarship winners

TURBOTVILLE - Turbotville Great Valu has awarded it's 11th annual Great Scholarships for Great Students scholarship to Connor Pelletier, of Turbotville.The owners of Great Valu Supermarkets underwrite the Great Scholarships for Great Students program, which has awarded nearly $350,000 in ...

Honor societies

Wilkes UniversityWilkes-BarreMUNCY - Darren Mensch, Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.Duquesne UniversityPittsburghPORT ALLEGANY - Rebecca Andrus, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.Ithaca CollegeIthaca, N.Y.MIFFLINBURG - Logan Weaver, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

St. John Neumann students win top award at youth leadership graduation

Three juniors from St. John Neumann Regional Academy participated in Penn College's Youth Leadership Program throughout this school year. The Youth Leadership Program consists of a series of team-building exercises and other activities designed to improve communication and build character among ...

Local Edinboro University student earns teacher candidacy

EDINBORO - The Edinboro University School of Education recently announced that Kara Kucharski, of Liberty, has earned teacher candidacy, which marks the official entrance into a teacher preparation program.Kucharski, who is pursuing a bachelor's degree in early childhood and special education, ...

Students of the Month

CaputoThe Jersey Shore Lions' Club Citizen of the Month for June is Rebecca A. Caputo, daughter of Karen Caputo, of Williamsport.Caputo's activities include National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, Key Club, tennis and softball.She has served as captain of the tennis team and ...

Surgical technology program director named to accreditation board

Scott A. Geist, Surgical Technology Program director at Pennsylvania College of Technology, was recently appointed to the eight-member Board of Directors of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.Geist has served as an ARC/STSA accreditation ...

Mansfield cuts down on waste with new technology

MANSFIELD - There's a new mantra on the Mansfield University campus. At the end of every meal, students "feed ORCA." And ORCA always is hungry.ORCA is a cutting edge piece of equipment that turns food into organic refuse. Its full name is Organic Refuse Conversion Alternative."Anything you can ...

Misericordia holds pinning ceremony to honor graduating nursing students

DALLAS, Pa. - The Misericordia University Nursing Department recently held a pinning ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall to honor undergraduate nursing students in the traditional bachelor's degree in nursing program and the RN to BSN Expressway Program who graduated in May at the 89th ...

Hughesville student selected for National Student Leadership Summit

Kade Heckel, a rising sophomore at Hughesville High School, has been selected as one of 10 student ambassadors from Pennsylvania to attend the 2015 NFHS National Student Leadership Summit in Indianapolis this July.The Summit, with the theme "Take Part. Get Set For Life," is presented by the ...

Honor roll

Warrior Run High SchoolThird quarterDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Gage Anzulavich, Gina Beyer, Emily Boudeman, Alexander Boyer, Alex Brouse, Emma Burrows, Luke Burrows, Audra Fisher, Karlie Grose, Megan Herriman, Brittany Hornberger, Jonathan Hunt, Rosaria James, Ty Kirkner, Hailee Lannan, ...

Local families receive scholarship assistance

Bridge Educational Foundation, along with M&T Bank and Waste Management announced $17,600 of Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) scholarships for Lycoming County families recently at St. John Neumann Regional Academy.Students, faculty and parents from the school joined together in ...

Practical nursing information session to be held in Wellsboro

WELLSBORO - Pennsylvania College of Technology's Outreach Practical Nursing Program, located in the Wellsboro Area School District, will host an information session for those interested in nursing as a career.The session will be held at 4 p.m. June 22, in the former music room of the school ...

Area resident earns commencement medal at Marywood University

SCRANTON - Logan Gregory Davis, Williamsport, was awarded the Dr. Thomas J. Keenan M.D. Medal for Excellence in the Physician Assistant Program at Marywood University's 2015 commencement ceremony. The Keenan Medal was established by Mrs. Mary Keenan Hecht in honor of her brother, Dr. Thomas J. ...

Future nurses host wellness fair

LEWISBURG - Practical nursing students in Lewisburg promoted health and wellness to their peers and members of the community at a recent event.Seventy students at the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center in Lewisburg hosted a Wellness Fair for one of their nursing courses, medical and surgical ...

Lycoming College presents highest honors during Honors Convocation

Lycoming College presented its top three faculty and staff awards during its annual Honors Convocation earlier this year. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the college.Howard Tran, associate professor and departmental chair of art who joined the Lycoming faculty in ...

A ‘pawsitive’ impact

Donald E. Schick Elementary School has added a new member to their family. Rudy, a 6-month-old goldendoodle puppy, is in training to become the school's therapy dog."There's so much awesome research about the health benefits, the educational benefits and the therapeutic benefits to having an ...

Lycoming Career and Technology Center graduates 80 students

Eighty students form area high schools were honored by the Lycoming Career and Technology Center May 27 during its annual senior ceremony held at Hughesville High School.Highlights of the ceremony included the presentation of the Student of the Year honors to Kirklain Alexander, a graduate of ...

In the Schools

Digital photography course scheduled at Penn CollegeDiscover your creative side and learn from an industry professional how to take stunning digital photographs when Workforce Development and Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology offers a three-week digital photography ...