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Education

W’sport celebrates National Junior Honor Society students

One hundred and six Williamsport Middle School students were celebrated recently during the National Junior Honor Society ceremony, 59 of them were inducted as new members from grades seven and eight according to a news release. The ceremony was held in the middle school auditorium. Each of ...

Local universities hold commencement ceremonies

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Lock Haven University and Bloomsburg University will hold their spring commencement ceremonies this weekend. Penn College will hold three commencement ceremonies to honor the nearly 750 students who petitioned to graduate. On Friday at 3 p.m. a ceremony ...

Non-traditional LHU student to earn nursing degree while battling cancer

CLEARFIELD — Like most college students, Heather Capezzuti has been navigating college life through a pandemic. The experience, though, for the Lock Haven University nursing senior and soon-to-be graduate was not even “typical,” given COVID-19. It was just one of several “uncommon” ...

Lyco named Best Value College for 2022

Lycoming College has been named one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a great education with excellent career preparation at an affordable price by The Princeton Review according to a news release. The college has been included in the Review’s “Best Colleges” premier ...

Penn College electrical students serve area nonprofits

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s commitment to hands-on education aided area nonprofit organizations throughout the spring semester. Two sections of electrical construction students contributed nearly 400 hours of work, saving the YWCA, Sojourner Truth Ministries and the Avis Area ...

Pinwheels planted to bring awareness to child abuse

During Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, “pinwheel gardens” have been popping up around the country in an effort to bring awareness to child abuse, and a local display of pinwheels recently arose in a field next to the Old Lycoming Township Volunteer Fire Co. The display is a ...