Education

Students of the Month

ThomasThe Jersey Shore Lions' Club Citizen of the Month for November is Benjamin Alan Thomas, son of Keith and Diane Thomas, of Jersey Shore.He has been a member of Student Council, Drama Club, Pep Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Constitutional ...

Wellsboro anti-bullying committee gets new name

The Wellsboro Area School District's anti-bullying committee has a new name - the STING Anti-Bullying Committee.The 24 committee members include: the superintendent, school principals, business manager, supervisor of special education, director of curriculum instruction, school psychologists, ...

Penn College masonry students aid sensory garden

Nine masonry students from Pennsylvania College of Technology recently installed accessible flower beds at the Lysock View Complex in Montoursville, receiving personal satisfaction and public acknowledgment of their much-appreciated community service.The students, from instructor Glenn R. ...

WASD Education Foundation approves funding for projects

The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation approved the distribution of $13,885 to fund 10 projects and programs as part of its annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program.Included in the distribution of funds is a planned allocation of $3,000 to two programs funded through the ...

Mansfield Council of Trustees honors softball standout

MANSFIELD -The Mansfield University Council of Trustees honored student-athlete Ashley Inman at their regular bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 18.Ralph Meyer, chairman of the Council of Trustees, presented a citation to Inman, a senior Education major from Tunkhannock, PA, and praised ...

In the Schools

LHU Community Orchestra and Lock Haven Community Chorus to hold concertLOCK HAVEN - The LHU Orchestra and the Lock Haven Community Chorus will hold a holiday concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at Lock Haven University's Price Auditorium.The public is invited to attend the free event. Seth Wollam, LHU ...

Federal grant helps Penn College student-parents pay for on-campus child care

Pennsylvania College of Technology's Robert & Maureen Dunham Children's Learning Center received a grant that will help subsidize the cost of child care for eligible parents who are pursuing higher education at the college.The CCAMPIS grant, which stands for Child Care Access Means ...

Culinary arts alumnus guides students in hands-on kitchen lesson

A Pennsylvania College of Technology culinary arts alumnus, who recently returned to his hometown of Harrisburg to become executive chef for an up-and-coming "hyper-local" restaurant, visited the college to guide students in a hands-on lesson in butchering - and ultimately, sustainability.Chef ...

Lock Haven runners raise money for UNICEF Syrian children relief

LOCK HAVEN - In October, 43 runners from Lock Haven University's cross-country and track and field teams ran to raise more than $1,000 for UNICEF for the second time this year. The run-a-thon was a project organized by Dr. James Bean and his interpersonal and leadership classes in cooperation ...

Susquehanna Health aids hands-on learning at flu-shot clinics

During October, approximately 30 students from four nursing classes at Pennsylvania College of Technology lent their time to help administer flu shots for Susquehanna Health employees and volunteers at the health system's facilities."The value to students is that they get life experience ...

Lock Haven Fraternal Order of the Eagles continue to support LHU athletics

The Fraternal Order of the Eagles is an international organization that boasts the motto "People Helping People."Every year the Lock Haven Aerie 4298 holds true to that statement by aiding many charitable organizations, non-profits and individuals in the community.The Eagles are a long-time ...

Math professor co-authors paper published in international journal

William Ma, professor of mathematics at Pennsylvania College of Technology, jointly authored a paper published recently in an international journal, The Journal of Analysis.The paper, titled "Domain constants and quasiconfirmal maps," was co-authored with C. David Minda, of the University of ...

Lock Haven student receives PA TRIO Scholarship

LOCK HAVEN - Pennsylvania Association of TRIP Programs awards scholarships to eleven deserving students yearly.One of this year's recipients is Kayla Austin, a participant in TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) since her freshman year.A senior in the communications department at Lock Haven ...

Area honor roll students recognized

Williamsport Area High SchoolFirst marking periodDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Ty A. Baker, Brian A. Bond, Kayleigh M. Early, Alexis Lee Griess, Jordan Mackenzie Kinley, Derek M. Lewis, Madison Faith Marchese, Sarah E. Niklaus, Simon G. Wallace, Kira M. Winter.Grade 10 - Luther N. Aungst, ...

Impressive individual effort marks performance of woodsmen’s team

The Pennsylvania College of Technology Woodsmen's Team competed in the 20th annual John G. Palmer Intercollegiate Woodsmen's Meet held recently at The Cradle of Forestry in North Carolina.Penn College fielded one of seven teams to compete during the October meet that was hosted by Haywood ...

Hughesville seniors provide snacks for elementary students

A group of Hughesville High School seniors recently formed a Food For Kids Club to provide healthy snack options for elementary students in the East Lycoming School District.The idea started with students Jarrett Dorman, Marilee Getgen and Emily Eck."We wanted to provide snacks to kids that did ...

South Williamsport ‘Teen Contacts’ mentor underclassmen

More than a decade ago a student group was formed at South Williamsport Area High School with the hopes of helping students by having upperclassmen mentor and tutor younger students - and it has gained steam over the last couple of years.Teen Contacts are juniors and seniors who are chosen and ...

A student’s story

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, everyone is reminded of the things they are thankful for. Some of these things might be the newest smartphone, having a warm fire in the house, or the Thanksgiving break coming up for students.But among all the things that we are grateful for, we often ...

Alumnus endows a ‘sweet’ scholarship for major

The past president of the nation's largest independent honey company and his wife have endowed a scholarship for machining students at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The Kitt and Bill Gamber Scholarship will benefit full-time students enrolled in the college's machine tool technology ...

Penn College administrators establish leadership scholarship

A married couple serving as senior administrators at Pennsylvania College of Technology established a scholarship for student leaders at the institution.Carolyn R. and Elliott Strickland have started the Strickland Family Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership and Service at Penn ...