Education

Milton Hershey School, Penn College formalize partnership

Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Milton Hershey School are partnering to provide support to help students from MHS succeed at Penn College. Representatives from both institutions recently signed a memorandum of understanding that formalizes and expands the collaboration, specifying ...

MU professor and daughter give presentation on opioid epidemic

MANSFIELD —Tiffany Welch, chair and field education director of the Department of Social Work at Mansfield University, and her daughter, Micaiah, recently gave a presentation entitled “The Enemy in the Room: Understanding Our Opioid Epidemic” at the New York State Library Assistants’ ...

Former Penn College dean granted emeritus status

Colin W. Williamson, who served in administrative roles for 27 years at Pennsylvania College of Technology — including the final 15 as dean of the School of Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies — has been granted Dean Emeritus status at the institution. The Penn College ...

Grad list

Adams State University Alamosa, Colo. JERSEY SHORE — Nicholas Eischeid, master’s degree in music education. Carleton College Northfield, Minn. LOCK HAVEN — Andrew Wheeler, bachelor’s degree in biology, cum laude. Clarion University PENNSDALE — Elizabeth Waugh, master’s ...

Dean’s list

Alvernia University Reading HUGHESVILLE — James Secules. Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, Mass. NEW COLUMBIA — Kassidy Zartman. Central Penn College Summerdale HUGHESVILLE — Jesse Berger. JERSEY SHORE — Denise Hager LEWISBURG — Steven ...

Two New Little Free Libraries Coming To Area

ARCHBALD — At first glance, the blue house with flowers and butterflies painted on its sides, wood roof and glass door resembles a birdhouse. Inside, however, are donated books, free for the taking 24/7. The borough’s first Little Free Library, next to the gazebo in High School Plaza at ...

3 leaders recalled in school district with hazing scandal

COLFAX, N.D. (AP) — Residents of a southeastern North Dakota school district where alleged hazing at the high school led to charges against five boys have recalled three school board members. Incumbents Lisa Amundson, Josh Mjoness and Sarah Myers were voted out in a recall election Thursday ...

A brighter future

Celebrating their 40th year of educating Pennsylvania’s youth schools about the American free enterprise system, Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) gives incoming juniors and seniors the opportunity to learn about business, leadership and life. PFEW “is an economics and business ...

Faculty member joins panel discussion on culinary education

A member of the hospitality faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology was a panelist at the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education’s recent 2018 Leadership Conference in Wisconsin. Chef Mary G. Trometter, assistant professor of hospitality management/culinary arts, spoke ...

Lock Haven University alumna joins Disney’s Hilton Head Resort

LOCK HAVEN — Megan Bonomo, a 2016 graduate of Lock Haven University, recently was hired as the new recreation development coordinator at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort in South Carolina. In her position, Bonomo will serve the recreation department in coordinating and implementing ...

Jersey Shore Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducts new members

The Jersey Shore Area Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society recently inducted 28 seventh graders and eight eighth graders. The National Honor Society is an international organization founded on four pillar qualities: character, service, scholarship, and leadership. These ...

Blossburg Elementary participates in community cashback program

Throughout the past school year, the student council students at Blossburg Elementary School have been working hard on one of their service projects. In a collaborative effort with the Bloss Holiday Market they have been running a Best Yet label collection. Best Yet is the store brand that is ...

Floating classroom

In an effort to help bring awareness to the local watersheds, the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat turned into a floating classroom to help educate children as they cruised around the Susquehanna River out of Williamsport recently. The classroom takes place once a month through September to ...

Center for Global Engagement named at Lock Haven University

LOCK HAVEN — During the spring semester, the former Lock Haven University Institute for International Studies changed its name to the Center for Global Engagement, to reflect the university’s broad partnerships in multiple regions across the world. In a message to faculty and staff about ...

Penn College employee presents research at nursing conference

A staff member in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s nursing program recently presented her doctoral research at the Nursing Education Research Conference in Washington D.C. Jessica L. Bower, simulation lab coordinator in Penn College’s nursing program, earned her Doctor of Nursing ...

Summer commencement at Penn College set for Aug. 4

Nearly 250 students have petitioned to graduate in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Summer 2018 Commencement ceremony, scheduled for 11 a.m. Aug. 4 at the Community Arts Center. The student speaker will be Lara K. Duke, of Swengel, Union County, who will receive an Associate of Applied ...

Penn College plastics student earns scholarship

The Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Division has honored a Pennsylvania College of Technology student with a national scholarship. Haven K. Bontz, of Cooperstown, Venango County, is the recipient of the Bill Benjamin Memorial Scholarship. Bontz is a junior seeking a bachelor’s ...

LHU student presents at PASSHE Business Plan Competition

LOCK HAVEN —Lock Haven University graduate Sarah Pixley recently attended the seventh annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Business Plan Competition at Shippensburg University. Students who attend the competition have the opportunity to compete for a prize of up to ...

Honor rolls­

Jersey Shore Area Middle School Fourth marking period Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 6 — Danielle Allen, Cloe Allison, Reese Anderson, Blaine Baier, Kendra Bausinger-Heichel, Preston Beatty, Brianna Boroch, Adalyn Bower, Olivia Bowes, Lilly Branton, Ssavannah Brooks, Hailey Brush, ...