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Education

Montgomery Area High School student wins national writing award

Montgomery Area High School creative writing student Gabriel McNear was recently awarded a silver medal in the national level of the 2020-21 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for his short story, “Dispatched.” Each year, Jessica Carpenter’s high school creative writing students enter ...

Area teams advance to Odyssey of the Mind states

Seven area teams who placed in the regional competition are slated to compete at the state finals of the Odyssey of the Mind this year. Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving program, where teams select a problem, work together to create a solution which is then presented during a ...

Master Brewers Association recognizes Penn College brewing certificate

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s brewing and fermentation science certificate has received notice that it has been recognized by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas. The Penn College certificate is one of only 14 brewing education programs to receive this distinction – and ...

Faculty members reappointed to design group’s academic jury

Two Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty members have again been chosen to serve on the graduate/undergraduate academic jury for the Industrial Designers Society of America. For the second year, Thomas E. Ask, a professor of industrial design, and Andrea M. McDonough, an adjunct ...

LHU senior receives student teacher scholarship

Keli Kwiatek, a Lock Haven University senior and graduate of Central Mountain High School, received the Student Teacher Scholarship Award from Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators. The monetary award is given each year to a deserving college ...

Lycoming College announces new academic program in 3D animation

Lycoming College announced an expansion of its studio art major to include 3D animation beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year. The decision to broaden its curriculum, faculty, and coursework in an increasingly popular discipline will not only help Lycoming attract and retain exceptional ...

Honor Roll

South Williamsport Jr./Sr. High School Superior Honor Roll 12th Grade — Genesis Andrews, Olivia Bennett, Brendon Bowman, Payton Cooley, McKenna Cremer, Port Habalar, Trent Hampton, Kate Heckrote, Gavin Hunsinger, Joseph Khateri, Paige Kistner, Evan Laudenslager, Elizabeth Manning, Liviya ...

College librarian writes chapter for technical services book

The librarian for information technology initiatives at Pennsylvania College of Technology has written one of 13 accepted chapters in the American Library Association’s “Technical Services in the 21st Century,” spotlighting the substantial behind-the-scenes work that allows students to ...

Lycoming freshmen learn how to apply economics to their own self-growth

During the Fall semester of 2020, the first-year seminar, “Freakonomics,” was offered to incoming freshmen. Created and taught by Elizabeth Moorhouse, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at Lycoming College and chair of the department, the course provides students with an introduction ...

Schools weighing whether to seat students closer together

U.S. guidelines that say students should be kept 6 feet apart in schools are receiving new scrutiny from federal health experts, state governments and education officials working to return as many children as possible to the classroom. Even as more teachers receive vaccinations, the ...

Honor Roll

Jersey Shore Area Middle School Distinguished Honor Roll: 6th Grade — Brady Allison, Logan Arnold, Trinity Bilbay, Parker Black, Sienna Bowlan, Gabriella Cisneros, Greyson Confair, Chloe Corson, Samuel Davis, Christian Derrick, Azelyn Dincher, Jordan Fox, Alexis Frey, Isabella Gottschall, ...

Lyco physics students win national recognition

The Lycoming College chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has won an Outstanding Chapter Award from the SPS National Office. This is the fifteenth time the Sigma Pi Sigma chapter has been recognized for its excellence as a top-tier student-led physical sciences organization since ...

Honor Rolls

Montoursville Area High School Honor Roll 9th Grade — Shyanna Ashton, Jelisa Ashton, Ariella Bachman, Reese Bainbridge, Myken Barnes, Anna Baylor, Elise Beishline, Natalie Bennett, Kara Betts, Rieley Brennan, Jordyn Brezan, Lucia Catino, Emma Chilen, Emma Cline, Madison Cohick, Gavin Cott, ...

Penn College cook takes first in Mrs. T’s Pierogies contest

Mrs. T’s Pierogies recently named a recipe developed by a head cook at Pennsylvania College of Technology the winner of its Fall 2020 College & University Recipe Contest. Jennifer N. Severson, head cook in the college’s CC Commons dining unit, received first place honors — including ...

Faculty-student biology research team publishes findings in Palaios

A team of paleontology researchers led by Lycoming College has discovered a well-exposed section of the Catskill Formation in North-Central Pennsylvania that contains abundant macrofossils and sedimentary features that make it well-suited for Upper Devonian fossil occurrences. Their research, ...

South Williamsport announces February student of the month

Landon Sanford, son of Lane and Karrie Sanford, is South Williamsport Area High School’s February student of the month. Sanford has participated in basketball since eighth grade, most recently becoming a District 4 champion. He has been in Future Business Leaders of America for five ...

Honor Rolls

Williamsport Area High School Distinguished Honor Roll 12th Grade — Martin L. Bryant, Kala Brook Bubb, Lenora Angelina Ciabattari, Alayna Michelle Dake, Zola Marie Daverio, Alana F. Davis, Hailey J. DeBrody, Margaret K. Fausnaught, Cecilia G. Fink, Dustin L. Fink, Makayla E. Hamm, Amy ...

Honor roll

Loyalsock Township High School High Honor Roll 9th Grade — Alexia Anthony, Logan Bastian, Nathan Bauman, Emma Belcher, Kinjal Bhagat, Maria Blas, Josh Bomboy, Natalie Bower, William Burdett, Ryan Cao, Emily Clark, Molly Clune, Chase Cowden, Dante Cruz, Isabella Dadzie, Ava Damiano, Karlynn ...

Scholarship honors former LDG leader, promotes diversity

Inspired by the mission of the 50K Coalition, a new scholarship established at Pennsylvania College of Technology by Larson Design Group (LDG) supports diversity and honors the longtime service of the firm’s former president and CEO. The 50K Coalition focuses on a bold national goal of ...