Education

Faculty member joins panel discussion on culinary education

A member of the hospitality faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology was a panelist at the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education’s recent 2018 Leadership Conference in Wisconsin. Chef Mary G. Trometter, assistant professor of hospitality management/culinary arts, spoke ...

Lock Haven University alumna joins Disney’s Hilton Head Resort

LOCK HAVEN — Megan Bonomo, a 2016 graduate of Lock Haven University, recently was hired as the new recreation development coordinator at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort in South Carolina. In her position, Bonomo will serve the recreation department in coordinating and implementing ...

Jersey Shore Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducts new members

The Jersey Shore Area Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently inducted 28 seventh graders and eight eighth graders. The National Honor Society is an international organization founded on four pillar qualities: character, service, scholarship, and leadership. These ...

Blossburg Elementary participates in community cashback program

Throughout the past school year, the student council students at Blossburg Elementary School have been working hard on one of their service projects. In a collaborative effort with the Bloss Holiday Market they have been running a Best Yet label collection. Best Yet is the store brand that is ...

Floating classroom

In an effort to help bring awareness to the local watersheds, the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat turned into a floating classroom to help educate children as they cruised around the Susquehanna River out of Williamsport recently. The classroom takes place once a month through September to ...

Center for Global Engagement named at Lock Haven University

LOCK HAVEN — During the spring semester, the former Lock Haven University Institute for International Studies changed its name to the Center for Global Engagement, to reflect the university’s broad partnerships in multiple regions across the world. In a message to faculty and staff about ...

Penn College employee presents research at nursing conference

A staff member in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s nursing program recently presented her doctoral research at the Nursing Education Research Conference in Washington D.C. Jessica L. Bower, simulation lab coordinator in Penn College’s nursing program, earned her Doctor of Nursing ...

Summer commencement at Penn College set for Aug. 4

Nearly 250 students have petitioned to graduate in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2018 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 4 at the Community Arts Center. The student speaker will be Lara K. Duke, of Swengel, Union County, who will receive an Associate of Applied ...

Penn College plastics student earns scholarship

The Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division has honored a Pennsylvania College of Technology student with a national scholarship. Haven K. Bontz, of Cooperstown, Venango County, is the recipient of the Bill Benjamin Memorial Scholarship. Bontz is a junior seeking a bachelor’s ...

LHU student presents at PASSHE Business Plan Competition

LOCK HAVEN —Lock Haven University graduate Sarah Pixley recently attended the seventh annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Business Plan Competition at Shippensburg University. Students who attend the competition have the opportunity to compete for a prize of up to ...

Honor rolls­

Jersey Shore Area Middle School Fourth marking period Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 6 — Danielle Allen, Cloe Allison, Reese Anderson, Blaine Baier, Kendra Bausinger-Heichel, Preston Beatty, Brianna Boroch, Adalyn Bower, Olivia Bowes, Lilly Branton, Ssavannah Brooks, Hailey Brush, ...

Summer Academy

With summer in full swing, St. John Neumann’s Summer Academy Education and Recreation Program is back. The seven-week Summer Academy features weekly themes and programs including visits to the James V. Brown Library, Brandon Park and Reptiland. The program is from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and ...

Lycoming students intern with the Smithsonian Institute

Three Lycoming College students began their summers with an internship at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. as a part of a institutional partnership. Katie de Melo ‘19, of Tiverton, Rhode Island.; Jazmin Jones ‘20, of Gloversville, New York; and Xiyue Yang ‘20, of Beijing, ...

­Mansfield student and mother co-author book for children

MANSFIELD — “I have a passion for helping young children, and my mom has a passion for helping females and children, so we decided to combine those passions and write a book.” That is how Mansfield University junior Micah Maxton explains how she and her mother, Shanon Skipworth, ...

Master Brewers Association recognizes Penn College

The Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) has recognized Pennsylvania College of Technology’s brewing and fermentation science degree as one of 12 approved program and is the only approved program in the U.S. northeast. MBAA is a nonprofit, professional, scientific organization ...

LHU professor receives Sherry Stolberg Alumni Award

LOCK HAVEN — In May, Lane Bower, assistant professor of physician assistant studies, retired from Lock Haven University, after almost 12 years of teaching at the university. In April, Bower was notified that she was chosen to receive the Sherry Stolberg Alumni Award by the Hahnemann/Drexel PA ...

In the schools

Applications available for WEDnetPA training grant program LOCK HAVEN — Applications are now available for employers for the 2018-19 Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA) training grant program. WEDnetPA provides companies in Pennsylvania with the funds ...

Variety of computer courses scheduled at Penn College

For those looking to sharpen their computer skills while learning something new, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a number of easy-to-learn computer courses this fall. The courses are taught by qualified instructors in a ...

Rotomolding pros share perspective at hands-on summer workshop

Marking a decade of intensive staff development for rotational-molding professionals, Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Plastics Innovation & Resource Center recently hosted more than two dozen employees in another of its renowned industry conferences. A total of 27 people from 15 ...