Education

Penn College-produced commercial earns ‘CUPPIE’

A TV commercial produced by Public Relations & Marketing at Pennsylvania College of Technology was honored in the 2017 CUPPIE Awards sponsored by CUPRAP (College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals). The 30-second spot, which aired as part of the college’s ...

The Stock Market Competition

High school 1. MONTGOMERY — $465,284.68 Ryan Monoski 2. MUNCY — $131,269.03 Beth Baker 3. LOYALSOCK — $102,855.47 Michelle Carpenter

Jammy Jam

Imagine a room filled with preschoolers in their pajamas dancing to the sound of a woodwind trio — that is the James V. Brown Library’s program Jammy Jam in a nutshell. Three band students from Williamsport Area High School, Nazirah Purnall, Abby Laver and Makenna Stryker performed songs ...

Culinary giants join forces for 25th anniversary visiting chef

Pennsylvania College of Technology will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Visiting Chef Series April 6-7 with the return, for the seventh time, of “Louisiana’s culinary ambassador to the world,” chef John Folse, along with Folse’s renowned restaurant partner chef Rick Tramonto, ...

Youth Task Force takes their message to public health professionals

Lycoming County Health Improvement Coalition’s Youth Development Task Force (YDTF) was established in 1998 and includes youth representatives and school advisors from each of the nine school districts in Lycoming County. More than 30 youth meet monthly to review, discuss and take actions on ...

Mansfield president notifies faculty union of possible programmatic changes

MANSFIELD — As part of the plan to assure Mansfield University’s future sustainability, President Fran Hendricks has informed the local chapter of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) that programmatic changes are being considered. These changes ...

In the Schools

Research on race, law and criminal justice to be presented at Lycoming College Dr. Nicole Gonzales-Van Cleve, assistant professor at Temple University, will discuss her research on race, law and criminal justice during a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Lycoming College in the Jane Schultz ...

Business/leadership classes offered this season at Penn College

Three business and leadership-related classes, taught through Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology, are scheduled for the coming months. The classes are: • Enhancing client relationship skills: Creating win-win solutions (BSM 344) 1 to 4 ...

Williamsport students perform at PMEA region

Five of the 11 Williamsport Area High School students who recently performed in Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s (PMEA) Region Orchestra secured placement in the PMEA All-State Orchestra. The five students qualified to perform at the state level through competitive audition. Those ...

PIRC partner donates plastics processing equipment to college

As part of its i3 Give corporate giving program, Covesto LLC has donated a complete advanced co-extrusion sheet processing unit to Pennsylvania College of Technology. Covestro also will provide faculty and students with expert on-site training — including demonstration tooling — to initiate ...

South students selected for PMEA region IV festival

South Williamsport Area High School students recently were selected to perform at the PMEA region IV band festival. Those students were Johnathon Covey, euphonium; Chloe Dodge, clarinet; and Sarah Pulver, French horn. This year’s festival will include more than 150 of the best high school ...

Hypertherm entrusts equipment to Penn College welding program

Hypertherm, a Hanover, New Hampshire-based manufacturer of plasma, laser and waterjet cutting systems used in industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing and automotive repair, is entrusting equipment to Pennsylvania College of Technology for instructional use in its welding program. Penn ...

Area honor roll students

Muncy High School Second quarter HONOR ROLL Grade 7 — Lauren Anderson, Kelsey Bowen, Kai Bower, Aurora Bowling, Alayna Cooley, Ariana Copeland, Chase Crawley, MArley Derr, Hannah Dgien, Sarah Dgien, Lily Frederick, Emma Gaul, Laura Glasser, Elsie Gregory, Abigail Groover, Bailey ...

Dean’s list

Rider University Lawrenceville, N.J. WILLIAMSPORT — Erica Ludwikowski. West Virginia University Morgantown, W. Va. ALLENWOOD — Dino Aguirre. MONTOURSVILLE — Evan Bloiso, Alyssa Harlacher, Hunter Nolan. SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Emily Waldman. Cedar Crest ...

The Stock Market Competition

Weekly results High school 1. MONTGOMERY — $360,233.68 Ryan Monoski 2. MUNCY — $136,288.68 Beth Baker 3. LOYALSOCK — $101,696.52 Michelle Carpenter Each week, the Sun-Gazette will publish the top three teams from local middle and high schools that are participating in The ...

JOHN EATON/Sun-Gazette Correspondent
Giving a PowerPoint presentation to the Wellsboro Area Board of Education about the high school’s building construction program students building a house are teacher Drew Seeling (holding the microphone) and the high school’s SkillsUSA Construction Club officers, from left, Katelyn Huck, secretary; Madison Gallo, treasurer; Seeling; Kyler Rice, vice president; and Zachery Kephart, president.

Wellsboro students plan to build a home

For years, Drew Seeling has dreamed about giving his students an opportunity to participate in every aspect of building a house from start to finish. That dream is now becoming a reality. Seeling is a certified building, construction and carpentry teacher at Wellsboro Area High School. He ...

A student’s story

I recently overheard a gentleman say, “Why do we even need a library anymore? Everything is online now, I bet people don’t even go in there. What do they even do?” Contrary to this belief, the Hughesville Area Public Library (HAPL) offers much more than a Google search to the community, ...

Jersey Shore robotics team advances to World Competition

On March 4, the Jersey Shore Area High School VEX Robotics teams traveled to the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh to compete in the Western Pennsylvania State Cham­pionship Robotics Tourn­ament. Two teams from Jersey Shore (3701-A and 3701-B) competed in the event. In addition, there were 24 ...