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Education

Practical nursing information session to be held

COUDERSPORT – Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Outreach Practical Nursing Program, based in the Wellsboro Area School District, will host a free information session for those interested in nursing as a career at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Potter County Education Council building, 5 Water ...

Lycoming College presents author and photographer Tim Palmer

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) will host author and photographer Tim Palmer for a talk on his book, “Wild and Scenic River: An American Legacy,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in room G-11 of the Heim Building on the College campus. “Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy,” ...

Jawn? Ocky? Philly kids school teachers with new handbook

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Say you’re brand-new to teaching in Philadelphia, and a student drops a casual “sawty” into conversation, as in “I thought I was going to make the bus, but I was sawty.” Panic? Reveal yourself as an out-of-touch old? No way. The young bouls have you covered. ...

Bucknell’s Martine receives Raven Award for science outreach efforts

LEWISBURG — The American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) recently selected Chris Martine, the David Burpee Chair in Plant Genetics & Research and director of the Manning Herbarium at Bucknell University, as its 2018 Peter Raven Award recipient. Named for renowned botanist Dr. Peter ...

Penn College cyber security student awarded national scholarship

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student is one of 17 nationwide recipients of a $5,000 scholarship from Johnstone Supply, a leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry. Alexander M. Fox, an information assurance and cyber security major from Bangor, received the honor ...

Campus farm coming to Bucknell

LEWISBURG— President John Bravman has announced Bucknell University will establish a five-acre campus farm on a grass-covered hilltop above the recently opened South Campus Apartments, providing fertile ground for academic connections, sustainable food production, student life and ...