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Morgan Stone, left, receives the Kelsey Kuhns Memorial Award from Kylie Kuhns, founder of Kelsey’s Dream.

Local dance student receives award

Local dancer, Morgan Stone, was honored with the Kelsey Kuhns Memorial Award that is presented to one student at Enterline’s Dance Center each year. The award was named in honor of Kelsey Kuhns, a young woman from Mifflinburg who passed away in 2005 after battling Leukemia since she was 5 ...

Local student receives national honor

ATLANTA, Ga. — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced recently that Kegan Ray Pontius, of Mifflinburg, has been selected to become a member of the organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community ...

Mansfield representatives visit China

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University Provost and Senior Vice President Steven Siconolfi and Yucong Liu, assistant professor of Math and Computer Information Science, represented MU in China in June. Liu traveled to three cities in China to help new Mansfield students prepare for their visa ...

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Automotive restoration students assisted by RPM Foundation

Two rounds of funding from the RPM Found­ation, magnanimously dedicated to cultivating the next generation of automotive restoration and preservation professionals, will assist a number of Pennsylvania College of Technology students with educational and living expenses. “We are very ...

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Shown from left, are Frank Hendircks, Mansfield University president, with Brian Barden, Mark Eby, Al Quimby, Dave Cummings, Deb Bastian and Chuck Colby.

MAC board members awarded MU Presidential Coin for Excellence

MANSFIELD — Twelve individuals who have served on the board of the Mansfield Auxiliary Corporation (MAC) have been awarded the Mansfield University Presidential Coin for Excellence by President Fran Hendricks. MAC President Dave Cummings, Vice President Al Quimby, Treasurer Brian Barden, ...

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Debra M. Miller, college relations advisor at Penn College, accepts a Herman O. West Foundation grant from Dave Lanzer, director of operations at West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. The grant will be used to establish an endowed scholarship at the college.

Foundation establishes endowed scholarship at Penn College

The foundation for a global manufacturer is recognizing Pennsylvania College of Technology’s commitment to the skilled workforce with an endowed scholarship at the school. The Herman O. West Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to Penn College to establish the scholarship. Named in honor of ...

Local student athlete named to Academic All-Conference team

WHEATON, Ill. — Wheaton College student-athlete Benjamin Shaw, of Wellsboro, was named to the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Academic All-Conference team. The Academic All-Conference team consists of letter winners from CCIW member institutions who achieve a cumulative ...

Leadership program aims to develop mid-level managers

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University Provost and Senior Vice President Steven Siconolfi and Yucong Liu, assistant professor of Math and Computer Information Science, represented MU in China in June. Liu traveled to three cities in China to help new Mansfield students prepare for their visa ...

Lycoming College for Kids and Teens

Lycoming College for Kids and Teens is a unique summer camp that gives first through 12th grade students a chance to learn what a college is like by taking courses on a college campus over the summer. This year, the camp was July 17-21 at Lycoming College with about 220 participants. It ...

Teachers association to provide school supplies for 7th graders

Incoming seventh grade students will be prepared for their first day of high school thanks to the kindness of South Williamsport Area School District’s teachers association. The group of educators received a $2,000 community grant from the Pennsylvania State Education Association to fill ...

Lock Haven announces 2017 academic promotions

LOCK HAVEN — Twelve members of the Lock Haven University faculty have been promoted for the 2017-2018 academic year. The promotions were made after a lengthy evaluation process and were conducted in compliance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and the LHU promotion ...

Williamsport Area School District announces new directors

Williamsport Area School District recently announced two new directors to the district this month. Sheila Shull began as the director of special education and Patricia Wylie began as the federal programs director. Shull comes to the position mostly recently from serving as the assistant ...

WAHS to hold ‘Freshman Academy’

Williamsport Area High School will hold a full day orientation to the WAHS Freshman Academy from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Aug. 15 in the school commons. The academy is a fun, interactive day to allow students to get familiar with the high school before the first day of school. Students will ...

Consultants deliver report on Mansfield and the State System

MANSFIELD — The report from the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS), the consultant hired to assist with the strategic review of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, presented to the public and System officials during the Board of Governors meeting ...

EMT course scheduled at four sites in area

An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Aug. 14, will be offered at four locations by Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The course meets National Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards and Instructional ...

New scholarship programs offer LHU students nearly $50,000 in funding

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University students now have numerous opportunities to fund the research and internship experiences that serve as a vital component of their education. In 2016, Lock Haven University received a donation that supports undergraduate research and internships in both ...

Area student to serve on Smeal Alumni Society Board

Penn State Smeal College of Business recognizes one graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and scholarship throughout their academic career. The recipient will earn the opportunity to serve on the Smeal Alumni Society Board as an Ex-Officio Director for the ...

12 students represent tri-county on youth tour

MANSFIELD — Twelve high school students from Tioga, Potter and Bradford counties represented Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative on the 2017 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C., in June. The Youth Tour drew a record 1,800 students from across the country to the nation’s ...