Education

SJNRA and Penn College work together to build a playground

Young students attending classes at the elementary campus of St. John Neumann Regional Academy (SJNRA) have never had a real playground. They have played for years on the blacktop at the school, but all that is about to change. Administration, parents and staff have come together to stretch ...

$10,381 grant supports new Piano Lab at WAHS

A new opportunity this year will work to broaden student reach in the Williamsport Area High School’s music program, thanks to grant funding provided in part by the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF). A $10,381 grant from WASDEF’s Violet Compton Estate Fund is ...

Penn College recognizes professor, alumni at Summer Commencement

At Pennsylvania College of Technology’s summer commencement ceremony, students received their degrees and faculty and alumni were recognized and also received Excellence of Teaching Award and a Mentorship Award. Excellence in Teaching An Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to a ...

Penn College graduates presented with awards

Pennsylvania College of Technology presented student achievement awards to its Summer 2019 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held at the Community Arts Center. JoAnne Mary Bastian, Williamsport — UPMC Susquehanna Program Award for Radiography. Mark Alan Blanchard II, Watsontown — ...

Local Lycoming College alumnus awarded $8,500 for medical school

Lycoming College alumnus Zachary High ‘18, a biology and Spanish major from Lock Haven, was named a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, and awarded an $8,500 scholarship to help to defray tuition costs as he pursues a medical degree at Penn State College of Medicine in 2020. Phi Kappa Phi honor society ...

New electrical constructions added to majors

Pennsylvania College of Technology is introducing a new path for career success in the electrical field. Applications are being accepted for the electrical construction associate degree, which will begin in Fall 2020. The degree reflects the college’s time-honored commitment of adjusting ...

Montoursville graduate named Ashbrook scholar

ASHLAND, OHIO — Benjamin Watts, a recent graduate of Montoursville Area High School, has been selected to be an Ashbrook Scholar, according to an announcement made by the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. The top-rated academic program, which focuses on politics, history and economics, ...

Clean Water Institute presents at Society for Freshwater Science

Two representatives of Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently traveled to the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) annual meeting in Salt Lake City to present research and hear about the state of the science in freshwater ecology. The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) is an ...

Student awarded $3,000 to attend archaeology field school

Lycoming College archaeology major, and anthropology and painting minor, Jazmin Jones ‘20, of Gloversville, N.Y., was named the recipient of a $3,000 Historically Underrepresented Groups Scholarship (HUGS) from the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). The award supported Jones’ ...

Evangelical Hospital celebrates health scholarship awardees

Evangelical Community Hospital held a reception for students who were awarded nursing and health career scholarships through the Hospital’s scholarship program. Area students awarded the scholarships for 2019 include: DORNSIFE — Paige Adams, Serena Feese. LEWISBURG — Erin Hilkert, ...

Muncy School District Field Study classes offer outdoor learning

Do you know what a hellgrammite looks like? Can you fly fish with a bamboo pole? Are you able to identify different species of birds and trees common to Pennsylvania? If not, students from Muncy High School participating in terrestrial and aquatic field testing courses this summer could help ...

10 Jersey Shore FBLA students shine at National Leadership Conference

JERSEY SHORE — More than 9,500 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to Create, Lead and Inspire as they competed with top future business leaders, showcased their talents and expanded their networks as they participated in more than 70 ...

Penn College summer graduation at CAC

A total of 275 students have petitioned to graduate following Pennsylvania College of Technology’s summer sessions. A commencement ceremony is set for Saturday at the Community Arts Center. The student speaker for the 11 a.m. event will be Dylan Gary Otis, of Wyalusing, who will be presented ...

Penn College’s new automation technology degrees

For more than a century, Pennsylvania College of Technology and its predecessor institutions have adapted to industry needs, so students are prepared to be tomorrow makers upon graduation. That tradition continues with two new baccalaureate degrees — automation engineering technology in ...

Lycoming College receives $165,000 for college preparation summer program

Twenty students recently completed the two-week residential program, Lycoming College Prep, a pre-collegiate enrichment program that brings high-achieving, first-generation rising seniors from across the nation to Lycoming College. Now in its sixth year, the program’s goal is to give students ...

Lycoming College students dig through the Archaeological Field

This summer, Lycoming College archaeology students found more than just a relaxing vacation. Ten students participated in archaeological fieldwork at the Keebler site, a 19th century historic farmstead on the property of the Lycoming Biology Field Station. The farmstead was occupied from at ...

Working Class Art Challenge winners announced

Works of art conveying the positive outreach of helping and healing hands have been honored as winners in a recent art challenge coordinated by Pennsylvania College of Technology. The Helping Hands/Healing Hands Art Challenge invited Pennsylvania elementary, middle and high school students to ...

Potter County educators attend workshop

As part of a three-day Educator in the Workplace event, a number of local companies in Cameron County hosted educators from districts in Potter, Cameron, Elk and McKean counties. Educators had an opportunity to spend time at Emporium Hardwoods in Cameron County on the first day to get a ...

JusticeWorks

The Lycoming County Juvenile Probation Office serves a critical mission: To protect the community while holding juveniles accountable for their actions, victim restoration and building the youths’ competencies. This is accomplished in two ways, said Ed Robbins, chief juvenile probation ...

Students add play items to Lycoming County Sensory Garden

This summer, members of the Student Occupational Therapy Assistant Club at Pennsylvania College of Technology contributed their expertise to outfit a new play structure at the Lycoming County Sensory Garden. A wooden “teepee” was added to the garden in 2018 by Montoursville Area High ...