Education

Medical assistant courses forming at Penn College

Two information sessions regarding Pennsylvania College of Technology's medical assistant training will be held during August on the college's main campus and the Wellsboro campus.The Center for Business and Workforce Development, 1127 W. Fourth St., will host sessions from 2-3 p.m. today and ...

Local students participate in summer music program

SELINSGROVE - Two local students were among a select group of high school students who recently participated in Susquehanna University's weeklong Wind Ensemble Institute.The residential summer program for high school musicians focused on chamber music and symphonic wind ensemble performance, ...

Scottish Rite Masons award scholarships

The Valley of Williamsport, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Masons, recently presented scholarships to three area students at an award ceremony held in the Acacia Club at the Scottish Rite.J. Budd Bell, Hospitaler and Keith R. Tressler, commander-in-chief, made the presentations on behalf of the ...

Mifflinburg graduate builds community in Ireland

SELINSGROVE - Michael Sweet, of Mifflinburg, was one of 14 students from Susquehanna University who recently joined the youth of Northern Ireland in building foundations for peace in an area traumatized by a recently violent past. Peace, Youth and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland as part of ...

Enrollment open for practical nursing program at Wellsboro

Pennsylvania College of Technology at Wellsboro is accepting applications for the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program that begins in January.Take your health care career in a new direction by training to become an LPN; preadmission testing and applications are due soon for this program, ...

Clarion’s website wins Silver Stevie Award

Clarion University's website has won a Silver Stevie Award for Best Homepage/Welcome Page.The award was given in June at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel. The 13th annual American Business Awards - "The Stevies" - names gold, silver and bronze award winners in a variety of ...

Mansfield support program receives renewal in funding

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University officials have received notification from the U.S. Department of Education that the TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) will continue to be funded from through 2020.The highly competitive grant funded TRiO program is now in its 11th year at Mansfield. The ...

Good eating habits start early

eaching toddlers to eat healthy foods can be a big challenge. The first step to getting them to eat healthy is to think and eat healthy yourself.For Kelly Leisure, Elkland Early Head Start family partner, teaching one young child about healthy eating habits began at a recent home visit. Leisure ...

Plastics workshop proves popular to industry professionals

Summer is anything but vacation time for the Plastics Innovation & Resource Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The PIRC recently hosted 34 industry professionals from 10 states and Canada for its Sixth Annual National Hands-On Thin-Gauge/ Roll-Fed Thermoforming Workshop.The ...

College receives funding aimed at school readiness for children

Pennsylvania College of Technology has received a $10,766 grant to align its early childhood education curriculum with recently revised Pennsylvania Core Knowledge Competencies for early childhood and school-age professionals.The college has entered a one-year contract with Berks County ...

Automated manufacturing, machining majors renew accreditation at Penn College

The National Institute for Metalworking Skills has recognized the excellence of the manufacturing and machining curriculum at Pennsylvania College of Technology by renewing the college's accreditation.Majors covered by the accreditation are a bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering ...

Dental hygiene students offer care at Nicaraguan school

Six Pennsylvania College of Technology students and their instructor recently traveled to Nicaragua, where they provided dental care for students at a school for very poor children.La Escuelita (The Little School) is in the Santo Domingo section of the city of Managua. The community was ...

Honor roll

Warrior Run High SchoolFourth quarterDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Gage Anzulavich, Shaelyn Bergerstock, Gina Beyer, Emily Boudeman, Alexander Boyer, Luke Burrows, Audra Fisher, Karlie Grose, Megan Herriman, Brittany Hornberger, Jonathan Hunt, Rosaria James, Kylan Kurtz, Hailee Lannan, ...

Walnut Street christian School holds Mighty Miler competition

Mighty Milers is a running program for children of all fitness levels from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. It's designed to get kids moving and prevent obesity and illness. Participation in Mighty Milers helps kids build their self-esteem, and learn to make and reach personal goals.Over ...

Honor roll

Montoursville Area High SchoolHONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Taylor Alexander, Alexandra Bafile, Matthew Barner, Kailey Beltz, Cierra Bird, Tearra Brezan, Hailley Brown, Rachel Cortright, Karina Dangle, Korin Dangle, Abraham Deacon, Joshua Dinges, Breanna Doane, Astacia Earnest, Olivia Evans, Rebecca ...

Education and recreation

At St. John Neumann Regional Academy, summer is in full fun mode as the school is in the middle of its education and recreation program. The eight-week camp is open to children entering grades pre-kindergarten 3 through sixth grade and not just for those enrolled at St. John Neumann Regional ...

Lycoming College named ‘2015 Great College to Work For’

Lycoming College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The college took honors in two categories, collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership."We are honored to be recognized for our collaborative ...

A student’s story

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others" - Mahatma Gandhi. In today's society, high school graduates are faced with the expectation to go to college. Some colleges are much harder to get into than others and students struggle to find any way possible to ...

Mansfield University faculty collaborate at symposium

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University faculty Brad Lint, assistant professor of English, and Nicolle Mayo, assistant professor of psychology, attended and presented at the Innovations in Faculty Development Symposium at Shippensburg University in June.Lint and Mayo led a roundtable discussion, "An ...

Pennsylvania College of Technology has 40 NEAC scholar-athletes

Penn College had 40 student-athletes selected as North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2014-15 school year, it was announced July 20.The NEAC saw a conference-record total of 683 student-athletes honored from its 20 member institutions (6 associate) who represent 35 ...