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Education

Chinese graduate students studying at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - Eight graduate students from Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Xi'an, China are spending three months at Mansfield University in a special "travel study" program.The students arrived in late December and stayed with local families for two weeks. This homestay ...

Penn College students state-certified as pesticide applicators

Fifteen Pennsylvania College of Technology students passed the Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Certification exam offered in late November."This certification is something that employers look for, so these students are at an advantage when it comes to finding a job," said Carl J. Bower, a ...

Dean’s list

Bloomsburg UniversityWILLIAMSPORT - Sydney Cheyenne Blosser, Leslie Marie Coopride, Brandon X. Diep, Rebekah Jane Fries, Gina Maria Girio, Charla Logan Johnson, Charla Logan Johnson, Julia Elizabeth Kepler, Katlyn Renae Mitchell, Bradlee Jayde Mix, Justin William Niklaus, Emma Cornisha ...

College graduates

Millersville UniversityWILLIAMSPORT - Shauniece Bolden, bachelor's degree in social work.MUNCY VALLEY - Calen Wylie, bachelor's degree in biology.Clarion UniversitySHINGLEHOUSE - Kristen Stilson, bachelor's degree in speech pathology and audiology.TROUT RUN - Nikita Bonnell, bachelor's degree ...

Milton cheerleaders land bit to compete in Florida

MILTON - The Milton Area High School competitive cheerleading team has done it again.For the third time in her career at Milton, head coach Traci Ferguson has led her cheerleaders to the National High School Cheerleading Championships, which will be held Feb. 4-8 in Florida.The 24 girls who ...

New Penn College/WVIA TV series connects education and careers

Students and teachers who connect learning with real work experiences will be featured in a new series premiering this month on public television."Working Class" will encourage viewers to make an impact in the world by pursuing careers that reflect their personal talents and interests. The ...

Robert Williams presented with outstanding achievement award

Dr. Robert L. Williams, of Linden, recently was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Supervision and Curriculum award at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development held at the Monroeville Conference Center.Williams was presented this award ...

Schools connecting with families well before kindergarten

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Francesca Cima is just 7 months old, but she is already a Rosland Rocket.Last year, Rosland Elementary School in La Pine began distributing gift boxes to expectant moms or those with newborns, with books for baby and parent (about playing with your child at different stages of ...

Mansfield alumnus awarded Presidential Coin for Excellence

MANSFIELD - Stu Weiss, a 1980 Mansfield graduate and the owner and chief creative officer of Studio City, was awarded the Mansfield University Presidential Coin for Excellence by President Fran Hendricks in December.The presentation was made by video as Weiss was attending an alumni gathering ...

Two Mansfield faculty granted emeritus status

MANSFIELD - The Mansfield University Council of Trustees, upon the recommendation of Fran Hendricks, MU president, granted emeritus status to two retired MU faculty.Granted emeritus status and their years of service are: J. Dennis Murray, psychology, March 1979 - August 2014 June Rudy, ...

Students of the Month

SutterlinEmma J. Sutterlin, an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major from State College, has been chosen as the December/January Student of the Month at Pennsylvania College of Technology.A resident assistant in on-campus housing and a "Link" in Penn ...

Math professors receive outstanding assessment award

Two Pennsylvania College of Technology mathematics faculty members have been named recipients of the college's 2015 President's Award for Outstanding Assessment of Student Learning.Joanna K. Flynn, assistant professor of mathematics, and Ed G. Owens, associate professor and department head of ...

Mansfield University offering real estate pre-license courses

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University is offering the 60 hours of real estate pre-license courses required for individuals to become qualified to test for licensing and become real estate salespersons in Pennsylvania.The classes will be held on campus, 6-9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, beginning ...

Montgomery FBLA members to attend state conference

Four members of the Montgomery Area High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America and the chapter adviser, Betty Marr, will attend the 2016 Pennsylvania FBLA State Leadership Conference April 11-13 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.Returning to states again this year ...

Rights activist to speak during college’s ‘King Day’ observance

Human rights activist Nontombi Naomi Tutu, a daughter of Archbishop Desmond and Nomalizo Leah Tutu, will give the keynote address as Pennsylvania College of Technology observes the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday this month."Our Shared Humanity: Creating Understanding Through the Principles of ...

Honor roll

Williamson High SchoolFirst marking periodHIGH HONOR ROLLGrade 7 - Scout Abel, Andrew Berkan, Madison Boyd, Madisen Cody, Caleb Coots, Alexis Crowe, Samuel Cummings, Joshua Hultz, Kreslynn Kilmer, Braeden Lynn, Abagail Root, Chloe Southard, Annabel Southard, Kaylee Stafford, Gabriella Stephens, ...

College graduates

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Anthony J. Agnone, associate degree of electronics and computer engineering technology: robotics and automation emphasis, high honors and bachelor's degree in electronics and computer engineering technology, magna cum laude; Hanan Almuhathab, ...

WASD Education Foundation to host basketball event

The Harlem Wizards are once again returning to the Magic Dome at Williamsport Area High School in a fundraiser benefit game, hosted by the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation.The game will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.From crazy slam-dunks to ...

Mansfield senior completes internship in Governor’s office

MANSFIELD - "It was amazing." That is how Mansfield University senior Chelsey Gavin describes her experience in the The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program.The psychology major, with a dual concentration in human resources and lifespan development, was one of 14 college students ...