Education

Jersey Shore FBLA attend state confernce

JERSEY SHORE - Forty-one members of the Jersey Shore Area High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the 64th annual Pennsylvania State Leadership Conference held at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center April 12-15.The FBLA members competed against approximately 4,600 ...

Bucknell SBDC celebrates National Small Business Week

LEWISBURG - In celebration of National Small Business Week May 4-8, the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will present a series of programs to inspire and assist entrepreneurs and small business owners.To help the next wave of entrepreneurs prepare to join the ranks ...

‘The Big Event’ brings Mansfield University students out in force

MANSFIELD - More than 300 Mansfield University students, along with staff and faculty, were out in force on April 18 for "The Big Event," a day-long community service project."This is such an impressive gathering of young men and women who are ready to go out and make a change in some aspect of ...

Penn College construction students start scholarship fund

A campus organization at Pennsylvania College of Technology will start a scholarship fund to help construction students meet the costs of their education.Members of the Penn College Construction Association, a student chapter of the National Association of Home Builders, made the initial gift ...

Peggy Dettwiler awarded Mansfield Presidential Coin for Excellence

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University President Fran Hendricks awarded the MU Presidential Coin for Excellence to Peggy Dettwiler, professor of Music and director of Choral Activities at MU, on April 11.The presentation was made after Dettwiler directed the Mansfield Festival Chorus performance of A ...

Head Start students make things grow

In March, a student of the Bradford-Tioga Head Start Athens 3 classroom brought in a sunflower head. It was from a sunflower seed he had planted in the classroom during the previous school year. This year's students explored the sunflower head in the sensory tub. The seeds were then dried and ...

Mansfield Relay For Life event raises more than $21,000

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University students, joined by staff, faculty and members of the greater Mansfield community raised more than $21,000 in the annual Relay For Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society on April 17-18.Thirty six teams and a total of 412 participants took over the ...

The Stock Market Game

Local results for the week of April 27:High school1. MONTGOMERY - $158,705.54Ryan Monoski2. LOYALSOCK - $103,699Michelle Carpenter3. HUGHESVILLE - $102,158.09Brian MachmerMiddle school1. MONTGOMERY - $138,998.54Jeremy Stetler2. MUNCY - $102,462.61Beth Baker3. WILLIAMSPORT - $102,371.54Robert ...

Jordyn Howe named director of alumni relations at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Jordyn Howe has been named director of Alumni Relations at Mansfield University.Howe, a native of Troy, previously served as associate director of Annual Giving in the Office of College Advancement at Keuka College and as Annual Fund assistant at Elmira College."Jordyn has a proven ...

Working on a green thumb

Exciting things are happening at Hughesville High School now that Lisa Strouse, Hughesville's Earth science teacher and Penn State Extension master gardener, has taken over the greenhouse.For Strouse's first year in taking over the greenhouse from the retired instructor William Carroll, a few ...

Lock Haven masters degrees ranked on GoGrad website

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University had two of its master degree programs ranked on the GoGrad website, www.gograd.org, recently. The degree in clinical mental health counseling received a seventh place ranking out of 33 ranked programs for the top online master degree programs in counseling for ...

Week of the Young Child marked by fun, learning

Training for early learning professionals and educational activities for children was the focus last week as STEP Inc. took part in the nationwide Week of the Young Child.STEP's Head Start, Early Head Start, PA Pre-K Counts and the Parent-Child Home Program hosted activities that celebrated ...

Sealant Saturday serves 56 children at Penn College

Pennsylvania College of Technology students and faculty teamed with community volunteers on March 21 to treat 56 children as part of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists' Association's statewide Sealant Saturday initiative.In the college's Dental Hygiene Clinic, which was one of several Sealant ...

In the Schools

Preschool begins enrollmentHappy Harbor Preschool has startrted enrollment for the 2015-16 school year. A child that will be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll.There are two options for their educational experience: Two days a week for three hours a day Four days a week for three hours a ...

Penn College grad honored with industry group’s inaugural award

An alumnus of Pennsylvania College of Technology's landscape/horticulture program recently was honored with the first Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Professional Landscape Network.Jeremy L. Thorne, who graduated in May 2013 with degrees in the landscape technology and plant ...

Area schools announce Students of the Month

StavinskiKyle G. Stavinski, of Elysburg, an emergency medical services major, was chosen as the March Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.Stavinski, who is scheduled to graduate in August, is an emergency medical technician for Area Services Inc. and has worked as an ...

Mansfield turns RED to Support the Military

MANSFIELD - The Mansfield University school colors are red and black, but this month, RED is the color and the focus of the campus on Fridays.RED stands for "Remember Everyone Deployed."On Fridays the campus community is urged to wear red as a sign of support for U.S. troops. The movement was ...

Penn College students among top 10 finishers at landscape event

Horticulture students from Pennsylvania College of Technology finished in the top 10 of three categories in the Professional Landscape Network's 39th annual Student Career Days held in Raleigh, North Carolina.The eight-member Penn College contingent competed in 14 landscape-related contests ...

West Branch School graduate wins national essay contest

Emily Redmond, a 2012 graduate of West Branch School, currently an eighth grader at Park Forest Middle School in State College, wrote the winning essay in the 2014-15 Walden Woods Live Deliberately Essay contest (13-14 year old category.)Redmond's essay, "Seeing is Not Necessarily ...