Education

Mansfield signs agreements with 3 Chinese universities

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University Interim President Scott Barton recently signed new dual degree partnership agreements with three major universities in China — Huaqiao University, Shandong University and Southwest Petroleum University. MU has been a member of the Sino-American CHEPD ...

Honor roll

Williamsport Area Middle School Third quarter Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 7 — Evan Beiter, Elise Berthold, Aubrianna Blair, Addison Bower, Elias Campbell, Breanna Chicas, Mia Clark, Audrey Donnell, Elle Douglass, Noah Dunlap, Noah Eroh, Connor Evans, Caleb Fausnaught, Klair ...

The Stock Market Competition

Williamsport Sun-Gazette/Fairfield Auto Group/Pennsylvania College of Technology/Woodlands Bank/Pennsylvania Council on Financial Literacy Week 7 High School 1. Montgomery - 215,777.96 Ryan Monoski 2. Muncy - 209, 612,94 Beth Baker 3. Jersey Shore - 122,728.00 Jeffrey ...

Students of the Month

Robinson Austin William Robinson, son of Michenzie and Justin Robinson, of Cogan Station, was named the Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for March Robinson’s school activities include Key Club, Bounded Club, National Business Honor Society, National Honor Society, National ...

Odyssey of the Mind

Odyssey of the Mind, an international educational program involving students from kindergarten to college, encourages participants to find creative, outside-the-box solutions to problems. In the local area, Williamsport Area School District, East Lycoming School District, Loyalsock Township ...

Penn College students in demand at career fair

According to a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, employers anticipate hiring four percent more graduates from the Class of 2018 than last year. If the recent Career Fair at Pennsylvania College of Technology is an accurate gauge, that estimate is conservative. Nearly 240 ...

A student’s story

It’s Friday night and the championship game is happening between your high school team and their biggest rivals. It’s a matchup you don’t want to miss, but you check your schedule and you just aren’t going to be able to make it. Luckily, if you’re a student at Hughesville High School, ...

Students earn Innovation Engineering Black Belts

Pennsylvania College of Technology recently recognized its first Innovation Engineering Black Belt recipients. The credential, issued by Eureka Ranch, is available to students who successfully complete five innovation courses at the college and then pursue an extended project. The recipients, ...

In the schools

LHU to hold birthday party for university mascot, ‘Talon’ LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will celebrate its mascot Talon the Bald Eagle’s 5th birthday from noon to 4 p.m. April 7 at the LHU University Commons. The event is a community-wide party for all ages and part of LHU ...

Lycoming College students de-stress with therapy dogs

Lycoming College students will receive a visit from the Alliance of Therapy Dogs (ATD) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the East Hall Coffee House on the College’s campus. The College has partnered with ATD to bring certified therapy dogs to the school several times a semester, and strategically ...

Mansfield takes part in advocacy effort in support of State System

HARRISBURG — A contingent from Mansfield University was among the student-led teams from all 14 Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities that canvassed the State Capitol recently, visiting the offices of legislators to discuss the important role the universities ...

LHU Haven Activities Council video wins national award

LOCK HAVEN — Each year, Lock Haven University Student Activities and the Haven Activities Council (HAC) sponsor the annual Homecoming Golf Cart Parade, a popular event that showcases the university’s many student clubs. The 2017 parade brought more than 2,000 participants and spectators out ...

Graduation lists

Adams State University Alamosa, Colo. WHITE DEER — Ryan Craig. Berry College Rome, Ga. WATSONTOWN — Sammy Klingler. Bloomsburg University WILLIAMSPORT — Kendra Jean Blair, master’s degree in special education; Terrance Michael Blanton, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; ...

Honor roll

Montoursville Area High School Second marking period Grade 9 — Hannah Albert, Kylie Andrews, Lydia Barbour, Brian Bausinger, Shelby Beltz, Dylan Bennett, Abigail Bolton, Logan Carey, Marin Catino, Molly Chapman, Mackenzie Cohick, Kolten Cott, Cael Crebs, Nicholas Dobson, Luke Ebbert, ...

Mansfield professor named finalist for The American Prize

MANSFIELD — Alissa Rose, associate professor of Voice at Mansfield University, has been named a finalist for The American Prize for Women in Art Song & Oratorio, 2017-18: The Friedrich & Virginia Schorr Memorial Award. The American Prize is a series of non-profit national ...

Passing on grades

ALTOONA (AP) — Altoona Area High School Principal Andrew Neely said change in education is like turning a big aircraft; it can’t turn on a dime, but it does move. The direction it’s moving is away from grades and toward competency-based projects, which Neely is excited ...

Students travel across curricular boundaries in vintage vehicle

An interdisciplinary collaboration at Pennsylvania College of Technology applied three-dimensional printing to a singular piece of American history, readying an electric 1908 Studebaker for display at a prestigious international automobile show in Florida. Students and faculty in additive ...