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Education

Board acts on personnel, other issues at meeting

The Williamsport Area School Board took action on personnel and other business during its meeting this week. The board accepted the following resignations: Jody J. Schefsky, high school special education teacher; Laura K. Mullins, fifth grade teacher, Lycoming Valley Intermediate School; and ...

Lyco students able to start college abroad before being on campus

Lycoming College launched an exciting partnership with Verto Education, an organization that enables students to start college abroad before continuing their studies on campus in Williamsport. Students who wish to spend their first semester or year of college in destinations like Fiji, Costa ...

Local colleges commemorate 9/11 with volunteer hours and memorials

To honor the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Lycoming College and Lock Haven University held separate events to stand in solidarity with those that were lost. Seventy-five Lycoming students, faculty and staff completed more than 223 volunteer hours at 11 different city organizations for 9/11 Day of ...

LHU opens Student Success Center as central location for support on campus

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University recently celebrated the opening of the new Student Success Center (SSC) on campus during an open house event on Aug. 24. For the first time, LHU students will have access to a concierge-like experience, where their needs and concerns can be met and ...

West Liberty to honor Penn College President

Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour is among the West Liberty University alumni inductees chosen for inclusion on the institution’s Wall of Honor this fall. Gilmour is one of three 2021 inductees being honored during the Oct. 15 event. The ceremony is part of the ...

Penn College welding alum designs transducer

Natalie J. Rhoades is thankful that Pennsylvania College of Technology allowed her to branch out and become what she was meant to be. Her employer is also grateful. The 2020 graduate from Weedville designed the SensorScan DHT-400 ultrasonic transducer, recently brought to market by Sensor ...