Education

South Williamsport ‘Teen Contacts’ mentor underclassmen

More than a decade ago a student group was formed at South Williamsport Area High School with the hopes of helping students by having upperclassmen mentor and tutor younger students - and it has gained steam over the last couple of years.Teen Contacts are juniors and seniors who are chosen and ...

A student’s story

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, everyone is reminded of the things they are thankful for. Some of these things might be the newest smartphone, having a warm fire in the house, or the Thanksgiving break coming up for students.But among all the things that we are grateful for, we often ...

Alumnus endows a ‘sweet’ scholarship for major

The past president of the nation's largest independent honey company and his wife have endowed a scholarship for machining students at Pennsylvania College of Technology.The Kitt and Bill Gamber Scholarship will benefit full-time students enrolled in the college's machine tool technology ...

Penn College administrators establish leadership scholarship

A married couple serving as senior administrators at Pennsylvania College of Technology established a scholarship for student leaders at the institution.Carolyn R. and Elliott Strickland have started the Strickland Family Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership and Service at Penn ...

Lock Haven Army ROTC commander promoted

In October, the Lock Haven University Army ROTC Bald Eagle Battalion's professor of military science, David W. Morgan, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army.The ceremony was held at LHU's Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center, attended by family, co-workers and ...

Mansfield Horn Club performs at conference

MANSFIELD -The Mansfield University Horn Club, directed by Rebecca Dodson-Webster, was invited to perform at the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Regional Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Oct. 23-24, at Ramapo College in New ...

Mansfield students and faculty participate in National Chemistry Week

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University chemistry and education students and faculty members Michele Conrad, chemistry; and Michele Whitecraft, education, took part in two National Chemistry Week (NCW) events recently.Chemistry Club members Christopher Haines, Emily Edwards, Joseph Mandeville and ...

Employers vie for Penn College students at career fair

A new study projects an excellent job market nationwide for college graduates in 2015-16. If Pennsylvania College of Technology's recent Career Fair is any indication, that study is correct.More than 190 employers offering 2,400-plus job and internship opportunities recruited students from all ...

Power generation students on short list of scholarship recipients

On-site power generation students at Pennsylvania College of Technology have been awarded two of five $2,500 national scholarships announced this academic year by the Electrical Generating Systems Association.Among the David I. Coren Memorial Scholarship winners for the 2015-16 year are Garritt ...

Honor roll

Loyalsock Township High SchoolFirst marking periodHIGH HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Alessia Antonacci, Brock Brown, Hailey Conroy, Juliana Cruz, Alexa Daniels, Quinn Deitrick, Allison Dowell, Madison Fox, Breanna Free, Gabriella Gardner, Derek Gee, Zachary Geffre, Alek Hamilton, Caroline Hawkins, Kate ...

Rhodes scholars for Class of 2016 announced

WASHINGTON (AP) - The 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars include a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, an Alzheimer's disease social activist and a Harvard University student who holds a Guinness World Record for balancing on an exercise ball.The winners announced Sunday ...

2 from Pa. named Rhodes scholars

By The Associated PressStudents from each end of Pennsylvania are among those selected as Rhodes scholars to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.Chosen were a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team from Pittsburgh who is concentrating on the biological basis of behavior and a ...

Despite oil bust, Texas preps more students for oil jobs

HOUSTON (AP) - The oil industry is mired in its latest bust, with thousands of jobs evaporating like flares flaming out over natural gas wells. But in Texas, education officials are preparing more young people for the oil patch, showing the state's unshakeable commitment to the energy sector ...

Penn College paralegal student lends expertise to task forces

Stormie B. Mauck has yet to earn her bachelor's degree in legal assistant/paralegal studies, but the Pennsylvania College of Technology student already has a full-time job at a Williamsport law firm and is lending her expertise to two Lycoming County task forces - one focused on elder abuse and ...

21st century learning

Now that Montgomery Area School District is in the fourth year of its initiative to Transform its Educational Environment (TEE), the staff and administration is adding more pieces to reach the whole puzzle of creating a collaborative, personalized experience for each student.The most recent ...

Mansfield Presidential Coin for Excellence awarded

MANSFIELD - Longtime Mansfield University trustee Howard Smith was awarded the Mansfield University Presidential Coin for Excellence by Fran Hendricks, MU president in October.Smith of, West Burlington, served on the Mansfield Council of Trustees for 30 years before retiring from the board in ...

Kindergarten revolves around outdoors

By KATHY BOCCELLAThe Philadelphia InquirerKIMBERTON (AP) - On a cool, dewy morning, the little pupils pulled on rain pants, boots, mittens, and wool hats before heading outside to their playground: an apple and pear orchard with a stone bridge, trees for climbing, a small log cabin, and a large ...

In the schools

Ethical issues concerning incarceration presentation to be held at Lock HavenLOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University invites all for a presentation by Francesco R. Campanell, program associate for the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, FRS/T4C coordinator and trainer for JusticeWorks YouthCare and ...