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Education

Mansfield University turns ‘RED’ to support the military

MANSFIELD, PA- The Mansfield University campus community is urged to wear red for R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed) on Fridays as a sign of support and to raise awareness for U.S. troops and their families.In April, members of the campus community gathered at Karl Van Norman Field to spell ...

College graduates

Delaware Valley UniversityDoylestownMILLERTON - Felicia Pipe, master's degree in food and agribusiness.WATSONTOWN - Kirstie Housner, bachelor's degree in biology.University of Wisconsin OshkoshOshkosh, Wis.SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT - Gary Lee Flick, bachelor's degree in letters and science.

Lock Haven University commencement dates and speakers

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University will hold commencement ceremonies on at 7 p.m. Friday for graduate students and 10 a.m. May 7 for undergraduate students. Dr. Thomas "Doc" M. Sweitzer will serve as the speaker for the graduate commencement, which will be held at the Price Performance Center. ...

Lock Haven PA program ranked 7th in National Rural Health Research Study

LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven University physician assistant program has ranked seventh in a national study examining PA programs' success in returning graduates to rural and underserved communities. The purpose of the study, conducted by The Rural Health Research and Policy Center, was to ...

Jersey Shore Middle School announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for March. As part of JSASD's School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. These ...

Area honor roll students

Williamsport Area High SchoolThird quarterDISTINGUISHED HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Ty A. Baker, Sydney A. Bruno, John R. Confair, Kayleigh M. Early, Liam J. Ferry, Alexis Lee Griess, Derek M. Lewis, Madison Faith Marchese, Sarah E. Niklaus, Damien I. Reese, Abigail V. Thomas, Francesca Isabella ...

Sheri Beam to speak at Mansfield commencement

MANSFIELD - Sheri Beam, award-winning communication expert and educator, and a 1971 Mansfield graduate, will be the speaker at Mansfield University's 151st Commencement at 10 a.m. May 7 at Karl Van Norman Field."Sheri Beam is an innovator, leader and a true Mansfield success story," said Fran ...

Penn College graphic design alumni return to campus to share insights

Four graduates of the graphic design major at Pennsylvania College of Technology returned to campus recently to share their insights with current students.The alumni panel discussion was sponsored by Penn College's student chapter of AIGA, a professional association for design.The alumni who ...

Something fishy’s going on

For the first time this year, students have successfully found a way to breed clownfish at Williamsport Area High School."The first tanks were put in around 2008," said Larry Flint, chemistry teacher and head of the aquarium project. "We started with one aquarium. It's pretty crazy, and we have ...

25 Penn College hospitality students to cook at Kentucky Derby

Twenty-five Pennsylvania College of Technology students will trek to Louisville for the first week of May, where they will join the Churchill Downs culinary team in preparing food for more than 170,000 guests of the storied Kentucky Derby horse race.The students - all enrolled in ...

Area school districts recognized for commitment to music education

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Recently, 63 school districts in Pennsylvania wer recognized by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as among the Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) in the United States. Now in its 17th year, BCME recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, ...

Penn College summer camps provide interactive, hands-on fun

Pennsylvania College of Technology offers a series of summer camps, many of them new this year, that reflect the unique career opportunities offered in its six academic schools.The registration deadline is June 3 (unless noted otherwise); 10 of the offerings are overnight, and three are day ...

Mansfield sociology/anthropology majors present at annual meeting

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University sociology/anthropology majors Shelby Dunning, of Rochester, New York, and Sierra Blake, of Eldred, presented their research in a poster session at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociology Society held in Boston in March.Dunning won the award for outstanding ...

Mansfield receives military ‘Top School’ designation

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University has been designated a "Top School" by Military Advanced Education and Transition (MAE&T) in the magazine's 2016 Guide to Colleges and Universities.The guide measures best practices in military and veteran education. It is available online at kmimedia ...

Mackenzie Hafer appointed student trustee at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Mackenzie Hafer of Athens, PA has been appointed to the Mansfield University Council of Trustees.The sophomore Business Administration: Accounting major is a graduate of Athens Area High School. She is the daughter of Duane and Laurie Hafer, both Mansfield graduates. Mackenzie's ...

St. John Neumann to presents ‘Peter Pan’

St. John Neumann Regional Academy is set to present its spring musical production of the Broadway classic, "Peter Pan" at 7 p.m. April 22 and 2 p.m. April 24 at the Catholic Community Center, 901 Penn St.The story begins in the Darling family nursery where we meet Wendy (Josette Deck), John ...

Social work leader speaks to Mansfield students

MANSFIELD - Johanna Byrd, executive director of Pennsylvania chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-PA), visited Mansfield University in March to talk with students about political advocacy.Speaking to more than 70 MU Social Work majors, she encouraged students to get ...

Topics added to WDCE’s menu of business/management courses

A series of business and management offerings, including four new classes, has been announced for the coming weeks by Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The classes will be held in the college's Klump Academic Center, except "Managing ...