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Mansfield University to hold Relay For Life fundraising event

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University's Relay For Life event will be held from 6 p.m. April 8 through 6 a.m. April 9 at the Kelchner Fitness Center, 80 Clinton St. on the Mansfield campus. The event is open to the public.There is a cost for tickets for adults and children 11 and younger are free. ...

Penn College to exhibit at nation’s largest science festival

Pennsylvania College of Technology representatives will present "A Taste of Technology" for thousands of people hungry to experience STEM fields at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., April 15-17.Led by faculty and students from the School of Business & ...

The Stock Market Game

Local results for the week of March 28:High school1. MONTGOMERY - $204,165.14Ryan Monoski2. LOYALSOCK - $117,240.09Michelle Carpenter3. MUNCY - $116,538.95Beth BakerMiddle school1. MONTGOMERY - $137,389.49Jeremy Stetler2. MUNCY - $108,242.04Beth Baker3. WILLIAMSPORT - $105,723.18Robert Rook

Penn College to host summer camp expo

The Williamsport Macaroni Kid, a free weekly e-newsletter, will host a Summer Fun and Camp Expo at Penn's Inn inside the Alvin C. Bush Campus Center at Pennsylvania College of Technology from noon-4 p.m. Saturday.The expo will give parents an opportunity to get a head start for ideas for summer ...

Students get creative

Curtin Intermediate School was alive with creativity on a recent Friday with art and music and plenty of diversions.Katey Martin, a Curtin art teacher, is hoping the first "Yam Jam" leads to more such events."It's been a fun experience," she said, as she looked around at students, parents, ...

Penn College feature article, TV commercial honored with 2016 CUPPIE awards

Pennsylvania College of Technology took home two silver CUPPIE awards recently in a competition presented by the College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals.Presented for creative excellence in marketing and communications, CUPPIES are awarded annually by CUPRAP, the ...

A student’s story: Military following graduation

(EDITORS?NOTE: This is part four in a series of several "A student's story" columns, which will focus on life after high school.)After high school, many students plan to join the military. Some join the ROTC program at local colleges and come out as officers, a few will apply for a position at ...

Future engineers test their skills in LHU bridge competition

LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven University physics program organized its fifth annual bridge completion competition for high school students recently.The competition took place in early March in the East Campus Science Center. Three area schools participated: Central Mountain High School, Jefferson ...

In the Schools

Lycoming Nursery School to hold open houseThe Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St., will hold an open house from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday. Attendees can visit the classrooms and meet teachers during the open house.Former Virginia Poet Laureate to give talk at Lock HavenLOCK HAVEN - Artist and former ...

Association of School Retirees present members with awards

LCCPASR (Lycoming County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees) membership co-chairs, Carla Auten and Maria Missigman, recently presented the chapter "Appreciation Award" to Rosemary Carey. Carey was recognized for her service to the retired school employees of Lycoming ...

Alumnus establishes Penn College scholarship

An alumnus of Pennsylvania College of Technology's forerunner is supporting the future of the school with a new scholarship.Paul and Erika Sykes, of Royal Oak, Michigan, have established a scholarship through a bequest in their will. The scholarship will benefit graduates of Williamsport Area ...

Mansfield art and design guild to host ‘voiceless auction’

MANSFIELD - The Mansfield University Art and Design Guild will host its first "voiceless auction" to benefit the Animal Care Sanctuary froom 7-9 p.m. April 9 at Night and Day Cafe.Students from the Art and Design Guild have refurbished wooden chairs from old classrooms of students from the ...

St. John’s School of the Arts spring scholarship recipients announced

St. John's School of the Arts has announced that Leora Detrick, of Williamsport, has been named a recipient of a Monica M. Weaver Memorial Scholarship for the 2016 spring semester. She is a voice student of Sarah Decker, a piano student of Pamela Hess and has been enrolled at the School of the ...

Students of the Month

KreitzAudrey Kreitz, daughter of Heather Sprague and Dustin Kreitz, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Girl of the Month for March.Kreitz is a senior at Montoursville Area High School and is involved in Future Business Leaders of America, Rho Kappa, National English Honor Society, National ...

Jersey Shore announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for February. 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 ...

Colby-Sawyer College names Susan D. Stuebner as 9th president

NEW LONDON, N.H. - Susan D. Stuebner, has been named the ninth president of Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.Stuebner, who has more than two decades experience in higher education, is currently the ...

Montoursville students compete in academic decathlon

The Academic Decathlon of Pennsylvania held its annual state finals earlier this month in State College.Montoursville Area High School qualified for the state finals by scoring high enough at the Central Pennsylvania Regional Competition.This was the ninth consecutive year Montoursville ...

Lock Haven professor publishes chapter in Bangladesh handbook

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University professor of geology, Dr. Md. Khalequzzaman recently published a chapter on water in the, "Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh."The handbook, edited by Drs. Ali Riaz and Mohammad Sajjadur Rahman, and published by Routledge Publishers of UK & ...