Education

In the Schools

Bloomsburg University shows documentary on food wasteBLOOMSBURG - Filmmaker Grant Baldwin explores widespread food waste and what can be done about it in the documentary "Just Eat It: A food waste story." The documentary, a continuation of ICS's Bloomsburg Explores Poverty symposium, explores ...

Montoursville students earn AP Scholar Awards

Thirty-three students at Montoursville Area High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams for the 2014-15 school year.The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level ...

Lock Haven to hold “LOCKtoberfest” homecoming

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University's 2015 "LOCKtoberfest" homecoming weekend will be held Oct. 16 and 17. The public is invited to attend.The LHU Alumni Golf Classic will be held Oct. 16. Check-in for the tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Clinton Country Club (CCC). To participate in ...

Lock Haven earns American Red Cross Outstanding Achievement Award

LOCK HAVEN - The American Red Cross (ARC) provides assistance to those in need through five key areas: disaster relief, supporting military families, health and safety services, international services and lifesaving blood. Perhaps best known for collecting blood donations, the ARC collects ...

Mansfield to hold Family and Friends Weekend

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University will celebrate Family and Friends Weekend Friday and Saturday with a schedule of concerts, athletic events and activities planned.At 8 p.m. Friday, Bruce in the USA, the premier Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band tribute band, will perform in concert at ...

Jessica R. Wiegand named Penn College Student of the Month

Jessica R. Wiegand, a business administration: marketing concentration major from Trout Run, has been chosen as September's Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.A member of the Wildcat cross-country team and the Blue Crew campus-pride organization, Wiegand also works part ...

Lock Haven University senior wears many hats for internship

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University senior, Jane Spitnale, originally had a passion only for advertising. Once given the chance to expand her skill set and explore other areas, Spitnale came away from her internship with an entirely different view.Spitnale's original hope was to intern at a ...

College grads

Susquehanna UniversitySelinsgroveLEWISBURG - James D. Seaberg, bachelor's degree in strategic communications.NEW BERLIN - Adam W. Gemberling, bachelor's degree in philosophy.

Williamsport senior named 2016 Commended Student

Williamsport Area High School senior Max M. Moore has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Head Principal Brandon ...

Mansfield professor has book published

MANSFIELD - Jimmy Guignard, associate professor of English and chair of the Mansfield University English and Modern Languages (EML) Department, has had his book, "Pedaling the Sacrifice Zone: Teaching, Writing, and Living above the Marcellus Shale," published by Texas A&M University ...

Dean’s list

Penn State UniversityAll campusesWILLIAMSPORT - Brandon C. Lee, Jamie L. Storme.BEECH CREEK - David J. Angelelli.COLUMBIA CROSS ROADS - Stacey R. Hussmann.COUDERSPORT - Alexandra S. Kelsey.HERNDON - Justin M. Suerken.LEWISBURG - Adam J. Sterner.LOCK HAVEN - Rani P. Chapla.MIFFLINBURG - Amanda ...

Clarion tops Best Online Colleges in Pennsylvania ranking

Clarion University has received the top spot in the 2015-2016 Best Online Colleges for Pennsylvania rankings by AffordableColleges Online.org, a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information."We wanted to highlight the schools in each state that are driving ...

A student’s story: Be thankful for your teachers

With school being centered on its students, it is easy to forget all the people who make it possible in the first place. Often times, we forget that teachers, principals, administrators and maintenance workers toil away just as hard as any student.With school in full swing, the students mostly ...

New change for a third year at TCMC

Most medical schools only teach third-year students in a traditional block setting, but The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) decided to shake up its third-year students by providing them with half the year learning in a longitudinal integrated courtship (LIC) style and half the year in a ...

Penn College celebrates National Surgical Technologists Week

Pennsylvania College of Technology's surgical technology Class of 2016 joined hospitals and colleges throughout the country in celebrating National Surgical Technologists Week, Sept. 20-26.The occupation demands attention to detail and procedures. Surgical technologists provide care to surgical ...

3 Montoursville sisters attend Penn College

Depending on the preferred cliche, threes may be a threat, a charm or a crowd.For the Bennett family of Montoursville, it's a triple blessing that all three sisters are attending Pennsylvania College of Technology.Aubrey G., 23; Ainsley R., 20; and Addey L., 19, are enrolled in a range of ...

In the schools

BU faculty member to discuss link between poverty, mental illnessBLOOMSBURG - The Institute for Culture and Society (ICS) will present a lecture by Todd Hastings, "Poverty, Mental Illness and Issues in Nursing Education," as part of ICS's Bloomsburg Explores Poverty symposium. The lecture, ...

Bloomsburg ranks among the US News best

BLOOMSBURG - Bloomsburg University once again made the list of top universities in the northern region of the country, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of U.S. colleges and universities.In data released recently U.S. News lists BU as number 104 of the Best Regional ...

College graduates

Penn State UniversityAll campusesWILLIAMSPORT - Selina Beck, degree in business administration; Morgan J. Churchhill, degree in applied clinical psychology; Katie L. Mackey, degree in adult education; Megan L. Ripka, degree in business administration; Molly J. Steele-schrimp, degree in human ...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start recognizes employees

Bradford-Tioga Head Start Inc. (BTHS) recently recognized their employees who had reached a years of service milestone at the all-staff meeting held at the Mainesburg Community Center. The milestones are in five-year increments, starting with five years of service. Each employee who met a ...