Education

Montoursville violinist takes part in Wintergreen Summer Music Academy

Walker Konkle, a violinist from Montoursville, and a student at Penn State university was a part of the 2015 Wintergreen Summer Music Academy at Wintergreen Resort from July 6 through Aug. 2 in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.Each year, extremely talented young musicians are selected to attend ...

Lock Haven announces academic promotions

Ten members of the Lock Haven University faculty have been promoted for the 2015-16 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 policy.There are four faculty ...

Extrusion workshop renews worldwide spotlight on PIRC

Pennsylvania College of Technology's internationally renowned Plastics Innovation and Resource Center attracted a fitting global audience when it hosted its 17th Annual Extrusion Seminar and Hands-On Workshop, drawing attendees from the United States, Canada and Turkey.Forty participants from ...

New deans assume leadership at Bloomsburg University

BLOOMSBURG - New deans assumed leadership of two colleges at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania this summer. Jeffrey Krug became dean of the College of Business on June 1, and Robert Aronstam came to campus on July 1 as dean of the College of Science and Technology."We are delighted to ...

Lycoming art professor presents at conference in Beijing

Howard Tran, professor of art at Lycoming College, traveled to Beijing, China, to present at the 2015 Across the Divide - International Art Education Conference held in June at Beijing Normal University. Tran was one of 12 speakers from the United States that presented at the conference."My ...

Pine Street United Methodist Church awards scholarships

Two students have received music scholarships for the coming year. Tess Marshall, daughter of Becky and Thomas Marshall, of Williamsport, will be in her fourth year at Shenandoah University Conservatory studying musical theatre. Jesse Thompson, son of Kate and Micheal Thompson, of Williamsport, ...

Penn College economics professor active at conference

An economics professor at Pennsylvania College of Technology presented a paper and offered other expertise at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Economics Association, held recently at Penn State Berks in Reading.Abdul B. Pathan presented a paper titled "Ready-Made Garments Trade of ...

Mansfield University Presidential Coin for Excellence awarded to Janice Kennedy

MANSFIELD - Professor emeritus and alumnus Janice (Madigan) Kennedy was awarded the Mansfield University Presidential Coin for Excellence by Fran Hendricks, president, on July 29.The presentation took place at the annual alumni summer gathering at Eagles Mere.Kennedy, a 1946 Mansfield graduate, ...

5 Penn College students earn gold at SkillsUSA nationals

Five students from Pennsylvania College of Technology earned first-place medals during the 51st annual National SkillsUSA Conference, held recently in Louisville, Kentucky.Bringing home the gold - and bringing to 40 the number of top Penn College winners in national competition over the years - ...

Medical school students graduate, pursue residency

Carina Murphy Brown and Jed Thomas Ritter were graduates of Penn State College of Medicine, hershey, in May. The two also both were 2007 graduates of Hughesville High School.Murphy Brown, the daughter of Marilyn Murphy, of Lewisburg, and Bill Brown, of Muncy, will complete her residencey in ...

Dean’s list

Bloomsburg UniversityWILLIAMSPORT - Leslie Marie Coopride, Julia Elizabeth Keper, Brooke Ashlee Kuhns, Bradlee Jayde Mix, Anna Maryalice Newcomer, Olivia Ann Novak, Emma C. Thompson.ALLENWOOD - Shelby Elizabeth Skelton.ATHENS - Clayton Christopher Canfield.ATLAS - Cassandra Marie Mace.CANTON - ...

Honor roll

Jersey Shore Area Middle SchoolFourth quarterDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLLeighanna Allen, Cameron Allison, Tanner Allison, Owen Anderson, Caley Anderson, Sean Anderson, Trinity Andrus, Logan Bailey, Austin Barnes, Aleyah Bathurst, Gabrielle Bellomo, Dylan Berguson, Aaron Best, Cale Blakely, Tanner ...

Foundation celebrates another successful year

The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation granted more than $250,000 to the district in the past school year, benefitting more than 5,000 students, staff, employees and community members - and already is looking ahead to another such year.The Mary Lindsay Welch Orchestra Studio ...

CPWDC supports Penn College’s SMART Girls camp

The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corp. recently provided financial support to a Pennsylvania College of Technology initiative that helps connect teen girls with potential careers.Penn College's SMART (Science and Math Applications in Real World Technologies) Girls program is a ...

Mansfield students attend NEW Leadership Pennsylvania program

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University students Katelyn and Chelsey Gavin attended the NEW Leadership Pennsylvania program held at the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University, Pittsburgh, May 31 through June 5.The sisters from Canisteo, New York, are the first MU students to ...

Williamsport branch YMCA preschool awarded 3 star status

The Keystone Stars Program recently awarded The Williamsport branch YMCA's preschool program a three out of four STAR status. Keystone Stars is a state-funded voluntary program that promotes quality in child care. A long term goal of the YMCA, a STAR three rating means all lead teachers have a ...

Mansfield hosts emergency response exercise

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University hosted a table top exercise with the North Central Task Force to familiarize local emergency responders with assets offered regionally on July 20.The purpose of the North Central Task Force, which encompasses Potter, Tioga, Bradford, Sullivan, Lycoming, Clinton ...

Assistant dean appointed at Penn College

Bradley M. Webb has been named an assistant dean at Pennsylvania College of Technology.Formerly the director of student affairs administration, Webb recently assumed duties as an assistant dean for the School of Industrial, Computing and Engineering Technologies."Brad is an outstanding addition ...

Penn College to hold summer commencement Saturday

A commencement ceremony will be held Saturday for the nearly 270 students who have petitioned to graduate following the summer sessions at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.The student speaker will be Kyle ...