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Odyssey of the Mind teams reflect on season by screen

One thing that all three local Odyssey of the Mind teams who competed at World Finals in Orlando agreed on was that it was hot in Florida. They also liked that they were able to finally meet people face-to-face rather than in squares on a ZOOM screen. Looking back over the past year, two ...

Penn College, Community Arts Center finalize merger

With a consolidation essentially completed, Pennsylvania College of Technology will assume administrative and operational oversight of the Community Arts Center. Effective July 1, staff working at the Arts Center, a wholly owned subsidiary of Penn College, become employees of the college. ...

Lycoming College to hold Free Enterprise Weeks

For four weeks this summer, students from 54 counties in the state will participate in the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week program at Lycoming College. Although normal attendance is usually around 2,000 students, due to COVID, according to Karen Musante, president and CEO of the ...

McCall Middle School students’ essays win contest

When McCall Middle School teacher John Ravert saw the flyer about the “Days of Remembrance” essay contest, he was in the middle of teaching his students a unit about Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in the Netherlands and died in a Nazi concentration camp. So, he decided that his ...

Loyalsock Odyssey of the Mind team heads to Worlds

As they come out of a year that could be described as a life example of problem-solving, the Odyssey of the Mind Team from Loyalsock Township’s Middle School heads to World Finals, Friday and Saturday in Orlando, Fla. “I think the students trying to keep their solutions to their ...

Penn College president’s gift helps student scholarships

Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour has made a substantial commitment to the college’s Legacy Campaign for Penn College fundraising effort. The donation will benefit several key scholarship initiatives for students. Gilmour, who recently announced plans to ...