Education

Meeting new people

One of the things that a lot of people say to me when I talk about college coming up shortly, is “You will meet a lot of new people.” So I began thinking about what the older, more experienced people in my life may know that I have yet to realize. I thought back to the last couple people ...

Lycoming College recognized for satisfaction and programs

Lycoming College received national recognition for its individualized and engaging academic program by being named a College of Distinction for three years running. Additionally, the College was honored for its student success and satisfaction with specific programs, including business ...

Tioga County students receive $77,000 in scholarships

WELLSBORO — Nine Tioga County students have been named recipients of scholarships from the William Bowen Copp and Graydon S. Copp Agriculture Education Trust. The 2019 awards totaled $77,000. The Copp Trust was created under the Last Will and Testament of Graydon Copp, who passed away July ...

Montgomery accepting registrations for 19/20 school year

MONTGOMERY — The Montgomery Area School district is accepting registrations for the 2019-2020 school year. It is important to register your child before the start of the school year, said a news release. It helps for a smooth transition to a new school and for the district to plan for the ...

Lock Haven to offer Safe Zone training

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Presidents’ Commission on LGBTQ Affairs and the Gender Sexuality Alliance will offer a Safe Zone Train-the-Trainer program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 19 in the Willis Health Professions building, room 173, at Lock Haven University. The program is ...

Nationwide lends damaged vehicles for students’ benefit

A partnership with Nationwide Insurance Co. has resulted in the loan of six damaged vehicles to Pennsylvania College of Technology’s collision repair labs. The seeds of the agreement were planted a year ago, when the college’s Collision Repair Advisory Committee discussed the shortage of ...

Bucknell professor receives Outstanding Younger Member Award

LEWISBURG — Bucknell University civil and environmental engineering professor Michelle Oswald Beiler is the recipient of the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation & Development Institute (ASCE T&DI) Outstanding Younger Member Award. The award recognizes a young ...

PFEW brings together students across the state

The Foundation for Free Enterprise Education, headquartered in Erie, has been giving Pennsylvania high school juniors and seniors one-of-a-kind experiences since its first Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) all the way back in 1979 on the campus of Clarion State Teachers College. What ...

LHU receives $250,000 for medical equipment

LOCK HAVEN — A $33.9 billion Pennsylvania state budget was approved by lawmakers for 2019-20, in which higher education was a priority and included overall increased state funding for the State System. Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) was instrumental in securing funding in the budget for many ...

Warrior Run School District to induct four natives in 2019 Hall of Fame class

The Warrior Run Hall of Fame committee and school district will be welcoming four new members to the district’s Hall of Fame — Rebecca Bender ‘01, Glenn Smith II ‘03, Scott Harrison ‘69 and Barbara Romano ‘79. They will be recognized at the home football game on Sept. 27 and ...

College offers injection molding workshops

Two weeks of the Injection Molding Processing Workshop offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology and its acclaimed Plastics Innovation and Resource Center attracted a variety of industry professionals to campus. Twenty-eight individuals representing seven states and Puerto Rico attended ...

City program to teach homeland security skills

Students will have a unique opportunity beginning in the fall at Williamsport Area High School to learn life-saving technical skills in the new homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services program. The program will prepare individuals to apply technical ...

Athletes recognized by UPMC Susquehanna

UPMC Susquehanna Sports Medicine recently recognized and celebrated student athletes from 18 partnering school districts at the 2019 Champions Cup and Student Athletic Perseverance Awards. Student athletes, their family members, and school representatives were invited to attend. “Our team is ...

Dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications named

Pennsylvania College of Technology has appointed Sue Kelley dean of the School of Sciences, Humanities and Visual Communications. Kelley, who has more than 20 years’ experience in higher education, comes to Penn College from Lycoming College, where she has been employed since 1999, serving ...

Evangelical holds healthcare internships for area’s high schools

Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg is taking proactive steps to prepare students interested in healthcare to meet the future demand through a unique program that allows them to experience many aspects of care. Each year, the Hospital’s High School Summer Internship Program ...

Hughesville and Sullivan County high school students take trip to D.C.

Hughesville Area High School’s Nathaniel Lewis and Sullivan County High School’s Noah Phillips and Samantha Skoranski attended Youth Tour visited Washington, D.C. for a fun-filled trip full of learning. More than 1,800 of rural American high school juniors got to interact with their ...

College for Kids and Teens offers fun, educational workshops

Lycoming College for Kids and Teens will offer its one-week educational workshops this year from July 22 to 26 on the Lycoming College campus. Available to students entering grades 2 through 12, the courses consist of hands-on activities in a variety of subjects including art, photography, ...

Students create at the 14th annual Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp

Lycoming County middle and high school students were nominated by their art teachers came together at the 14th annual Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp from June 17 to 21 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum. Students work with local artists and teachers who volunteered their time to help students exploring ...

Dunham Children’s Learning Center receives grant

The Dunham Children’s Learning Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology received an $18,540 Keystone Stars Education and Retention Award. The grant was made by the U.S. Department of Human Services through the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning. The intent of ...

A Cup of Grow

When students from Williamsport Area School District were hard at work in the science lab, they didn’t mind getting their hands dirty when addressing serious state environmental issues. Seniors Elaina Stone, Desiree Aversa; junior, Rosemary Flock, and sophomores, Kathryn Penman, Oam Patel ...