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In the Schools

Penn College to host diversity training for police officersAn interactive racial diversity training program for local law enforcement will be held Thursday at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The program, "Improving Campus Public Safety Racial Diversity Through Effective Communications ...

Talk to examine propaganda of Nazis, ‘ISIS’

The use of technology and propaganda by the Nazis and the Islamic State group will be examined and compared in the first presentation of the Daniel J. Doyle Technology and Society Colloquia Series, set for 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium at Pennsylvania College of ...

South Williamsport students earn AP Scholar Awards

Six students at South Williamsport Area High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.South Williamsport offers six AP courses: U.S. history, world history, U.S. government and politics, English literature and composition, calculus and ...

Williamsport art department and foundation hold opening reception

The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation, in conjunction with the Williamsport Area High School art department, held an opening reception of the "A Day in the Life" exhibit at the District Service Center on Sept. 15.Earlier this year, the education foundation committed $3,300 ...

Students of the Month

FoxThe Jersey Shore Lions' Club Citizen of the Month for September is Robert H. Fox III, son of Marie and Bob Fox, of Jersey Shore.Fox's activities include National Honor Society, German National Honor Society, track and field, chorus, concert band, marching band, jazz band, brass quintet, ...

Bradford-Tioga Head Start celebrates 50th anniversary

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Head Start. Head Start was initiated in 1965 by then President Lyndon Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird, as a "War on Poverty". Bradford-Tioga Head Start Inc. (BTHS) recently celebrated this occasion with a cake and by recognizing staff with ...

Mansfield University events dedicated in memory of Chester and Mary Bailey

MANSFIELD - "Chester and Mary were one of the most active and influential couples in the history of Mansfield," David Cummings, Fabulous 1890s Weekend co-chair, said. "It's only right that we honor them by dedicating this year's celebration to their memory."Both were active in various community ...

Penn College professor reviews manuscript on workers in India

Vinay Bahl, associate professor of sociology at Pennsylvania College of Technology, has been invited by the State University of New York Press to review and evaluate a book manuscript for possible publication. The manuscript deals with informal workers in India and their struggles.Bahl says ...

Freshmen explore majors at Lock Haven’s 21st academic majors fair

More than 200 undeclared students showed up to explore the 49 majors and 47 minors offered by Lock Haven University at the 21st Academic Majors Fair in Roger's Gymnasium on Sept. 10.In addition to faculty and students from each academic department attending, the Center for Career and ...

Jean Kilbourne to deliver ‘Great Conversations’ lecture at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Jean Kilbourne, internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising, will deliver the first installment of Mansfield University's Great Conversation Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday ...

Forest technology students to use inventory app on mobile devices

Members of the forest technology faculty at Pennsylvania College of Technology have acquired five iPad Minis and loaded them with forestry-specific programming from Forest Metrix in Vermont.In addition to use on the department-owned iPads, the Forest Metrix software can be used by students on ...

College graduates

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Rita J. Agbemabiese, bachelor's degree in nursing, summa cum laude; Melissa A. Anderson, associate degree in health arts: practical nursing emphasis; Brooke M. Biichle, associate degree in health arts: practical nursing emphasis; Troy Breger, ...

Dean’s list

Northeastern UniversityBoston, Mass.WILLIAMSPORT - Emily C. Trautwein.

A student’s story

By SAM R. THOMPSONSpecial to the Sun-GazetteWith school back in full swing, so are all the things that come with it. Homework, hours spent devoted to studying, early mornings, late nights and exams - all of these things are back, whether students are ready for them or not.During the summer, for ...

Mansfield University senior interning in Harrisburg

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University senior Chelsey Gavin is one of 14 college students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program for the fall semester.The psychology major, with a dual concentration in human resources and lifespan development, is working for the Governor's ...

North Penn-Mansfield students achieve high score on AP exam

Four North Penn-Mansfield High School students achieved the score of 5 upon the College Board's Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics Exam.The Advanced Placement, or AP program, from the College Board provides high school students the opportunity to earn possible college ...

Loyalsock Township High School announces 2014-15 AP Scholars

The college board recently released its 2014-15 AP (Advanced Placement) Scholar Report. Nineteen Loyalsock Township High School students were recognized for their achievements. The college board distinguishes among several scholar levels, including AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor AP Scholar ...