Education

Penn College factulty included on National Construction Advisory Board

Two faculty members in Pennsylvania College of Technology's building construction technology department recently participated in the National Association of Home Builders Student Chapters Advisory Board meeting in Dallas, Texas.In addition to serving on the national board, instructors Barney A. ...

A blast from the past

St. John Neumann Regional Academy's fifth grade class has unlocked the secrets of the past - in the form of a decades-old time capsule that recently was rediscovered.The "capsule" came in the form of a bucket that held several artifacts sealed in freezer bags before being placed inside garbage ...

Williamsport launches new, comprehensive athletic website

Williamsport Area School District athletics has a new and much more comprehensive online presence, thanks to the WASD Education Foundation, which provided funding to create a new, enhanced website through SIDEARM Sport Properties LLC.The official athletic website of the Williamsport ...

Faculty research published in international economics journal

A Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty member's research on the use of cooperative learning as an alternative to lectures in economics courses was published in International Advances in Economic Research.The paper, by Chip D. Baumgardner, associate professor of business ...

A student’s story

When students come to high school for the first time, it can be a culture shock. Students are thrown into a pool of teenagers much larger than the one they are accustomed to and this process even is more difficult for students in districts that don't have middle schools.The school ...

In the Schools

Lecture to explore community engagement in 'Age of Hip-Hop'An educator and researcher on the "sociology of the hip-hop generation" will bring his message of civic empowerment to Pennsylvania College of Technology's main campus on Tuesday.Ralph E. Godbolt, an adjunct faculty member at Cheyney ...

Penn College program receives merit award from national board

Pennsylvania College of Technology's surgical technology program has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving at least a 90-percent pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist examination between Aug. 1, 2014, and ...

Lock Haven Clearfield offering conservation law track in criminal justice

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University's Clearfield campus has recently been approved to offer a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Newly enrolled students can now graduate with a concentration in conservation law enforcement from LHU Clearfield campus. While focusing on experiential learning, ...

Jersey Shore announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for September. As part of JSASD's School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. These ...

Students of the Month

HallAutumn Hall, daughter of Cheryl and John Hall, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Girl of the Month for September.Hall is a senior at Montoursville Area High School and is a of Future Business Leaders of America and has served as the president at the high school and as region seven ...

Lebanon Valley College holds research symposium

ANNVILLE - Nearly 30 Lebanon Valley College students recently attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. Twenty-two students presented their research, with several receiving awards.Local students who attended ...

From recruit to marine

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Sun-Gazette former Alyssa Maneval went to Marine Corps boot camp earlier this year, along with a group of local education professionals. Today the Sun-Gazette offers a final installment in a three-part series that goes inside Marine Corps boot camp.)PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. - ...

Penn College celebrates Manufacturing Day

From a simple basement machine shop in 1914 to today's high-tech labs throughout campus, Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessor institutions have always embraced manufacturing. The college celebrated that commitment to American manufacturing on Manufacturing Day ...

Lock Haven student selected for National Student Advisory Council

Theresa Johnson, a Lock Haven University junior majoring in political science and Spanish, recently was selected to serve on the American Association of University Women's (AAUW) 2015-16 National Student Advisory Council (SAC).Johnson was among only 10 students from across the country to be ...

Lock Haven communication alums return to campus to pay it forward

Seven alumni and several area professionals gathered at Lock Haven University earlier this year to assess the communication program, identify future trends in the communication industries and network with students.The advisory focus group included graduates from the journalism, electronic ...

In the schools

Lock Haven University to hold transfer information sessionLOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University will hold a transfer information session at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday in the admissions building, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, to learn how easy it can be to transfer credits to The Haven.During the ...

South Williamsport student named a Commended Student

Donavan J. Keen has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp. (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the Jesse Smith, South Williamsport Area High School ...

St. John’s School of the Arts fall scholarship recipients announced

Four students enrolled at St. John's School of the Arts have been named recipients of Monica M. Weaver Memorial Scholarships for the 2015 fall semester. The students honored are: Anna Schult, of Montoursville, piano; Deken Upright, art (Montoursville); Peyton Kelley, of Williamsport, piano; and ...

Troy 1 Head Start classroom learns about emergencies

The classrooms of Bradford Tioga Head Start spend time each month talking about "Community Helpers."To a Head Start child, a community helper is someone in their town who does a job that helps that town. For the Troy 1 classroom, this month they talked about and learned that an Emergency ...