Education

Practical Nursing information sessions to be held

WELLSBORO — Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Outreach Practical Nursing Program, based in the Wellsboro Area School District, will host an information session at 5 p.m. Thursday in the former music room of the district’s administration building. Julie Mansfield, coordinator of the ...

T-Ross Brothers Construction establishes scholarship fund with FCFP

The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) recently announced that T-Ross Brothers Construction Inc., of Milton, has established a scholarship fund that will be awarded to two graduating students from school districts in Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder or Union ...

Mackenzie Moore receives the L. Marilyn Taylor Memorial Scholarship Award

MANSFIELD — Mackenzie Moore, of Ulster, recently received the L. Marilyn Taylor Memorial Scholarship Award, presented annually to the second year student in the Mansfield University/Guthrie Health Respiratory Therapy Program who most exemplifies professionalism in their practice of ...

Penn College, WVIA Public Media hold Game On! Art Challenge

Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media are inviting students, teachers and parents to create their own original board games or video games for the Game On! Art Challenge inspired by WVIA’s “Working Class: Game On! Why Math Matters.” “Some of the old classic board ...

Honor rolls

Hughesville High School Third marking period Honor Roll Grade 7 — Joshua Applegate, Logan Armstrong, Leah Arthur, Dylan Bieber, Jackson Bower, Blake Boyer, Nicholas Bragalone, Grayson Bullock, Carter Cowburn, Alicia Dayne, Brandon Derrick, Makenzzie Dylina, Nolan Emerick, Camden ...

Dolores Stafford to Speak at Mansfield commencement

MANSFIELD — Dolores Stafford, president and CEO of D. Stafford & Associates and a 1987 Mansfield graduate, will speak at Mansfield University’s 153rd Commencement at 11 a.m. May 5 at Decker Gymnasium. “Dolores Stafford is a leader, a trailblazer, and a Mansfield success story,” MU ...

Raider Pride

Being part of the Raider Pride League at Montgomery Elementary School is important to 8-year-old Amara Lomax. The second grader said their school-wide positive behavior program allows students and staff to “have a better school where we all come together.” The state of Pennsylvania has ...

Welcome LHU’s 15th President

LOCK HAVEN — “We’ll get some good things done,” declared Lock Haven University’s incoming president, Robert M. Pignatello, as he shook hands with Jim Gregory, local businessman and university trustee. Pignatello was greeted by LHU students, staff members and others at an outdoor ...

Juliet Jacques wins the 2018 Williamsport Music Club Scholarship

Juliet Jacques, daughter of Dana Jacques, is the winner of the 2018 Williamsport Music Club Scholarship with her viola presentation of Hindemith’s Der Schwanendreher. She will perform this piece publically at the Club’s Gala Concert at 7:30 p.m. April 24 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Her ...

Penn College names director of workforce development at Wellsboro

Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology has named Jason P. Zielewicz as director of workforce development at Wellsboro. Zielewicz served for the past three years as a client development specialist for WDCE. He will oversee continued expansion of ...

LHU geology program constructs augmented reality sandbox

LOCK HAVEN — The geology program at Lock Haven University has a new educational tool to help students learn geologic and hydrologic concepts, such as landscape topography, how to read contour lines on a topographic map, and watershed processes. The augmented reality (AR) sandbox is ...

Lycoming students work on Habitat build in Mississippi

Twenty Lycoming College students recently went to Lucedale, Mississippi, to participate in the Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge over spring break. The college has participated in the Collegiate Challenge for 26 years, and the College’s Habitat chapter regularly helps with local ...

Penn College to hold summer camps

Signups have opened for summer camps at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The deadline for the 11 overnight camps and one-day camp is May 11. Attendees entering grades 9-12 are eligible for up to $2,000 in tuition assistance should they enroll at Penn College. There is a cost, which ...

In the schools

GRE testing available at Lock Haven University LOCK HAVEN — Educational Testing Services (ETS) has approved Lock Haven University Testing Center the addition of Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Tests. The next testing session will be held at 4 p.m. today in the Lock Haven ...

Drone hacking

Proving they could out-hack and out-fly five other teams, three East Lycoming High School students brought back the first place trophy at Bloomsburg University’s first ever drone hacking competition. The competition, hosted by Bloomsburg University and sponsored by the Army, tasked teams ...

Penn College student gives life to robot

Penn College junior David M. Zlotnicki, an electronics and computer engineering technology major from Oil City, has created a “wired glove” to give life to a robot. His creation is a highlight of the college’s open house and everyday tours of prospective students. Visitors break into a ...

LHU students, faculty travel to Jamaica for mission trip

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University short term study abroad program to Jamaica recently was held over spring break. A group of 36 undergraduate students, graduate physician assistant students and faculty traveled to the small village of Harmons, Jamaica, to run a health clinic, visit three ...

High school STEM students visit Lock Haven University

LOCK HAVEN — Freshmen science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students from Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, Coal Township, recently visited Lock Haven University to spend time in the Health Science Department and learn about the various majors and careers in the health ...

In the Schools

Penn College to hold free dental hygiene services for vets, their families Pennsylvania College of Technology will provide free dental hygiene services to veterans, members of the armed services and their dependents on Saturday. Services include exams, cleanings, X-rays, fluoride treatments ...