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Education

Lock Haven student attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

HARRISBURG Jenna McCarthy, of Wellsboro, is working in the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.McCarthy is a senior political science major at Lock Haven University. She is one of 16 ...

Stabler scholarship fund established at Penn College

A scholarship fund has been established at Pennsylvania College of Technology with a $530,000 grant from The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation of Harrisburg.Preference for awards from the fund will be given to first-year full time students in an associate of Applied Science degree ...

Jersey Shore Area Middle School announces ROCK Star Award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for December. As part of JSASD's School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified and taught specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. These ...

Students of the Month

RogersKelsey Rogers, daughter of Kathy Rogers, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Girl of the Month for January. Rogers is a senior at Montoursville Area High School.She is involved in theatre and has been in several productions at the high school. She is president of the National Honor ...

College grads

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT -Anthony J. Agnone, associate degree of electronics and computer engineering technology: robotics and automation emphasis, high honors and bachelor's degree in electronics and computer engineering technology, magna cum laude; Hanan Almuhathab, ...

Dean’s list

Pennsylvania College of TechnologyWILLIAMSPORT - Thomas P. Abernatha, Anthony J. Agnone, Majid A. Alamri, Ali Habib A. Aldaif, Fahad A. Alhajri, Maryam S. Alhamad, Omar A. Aljallal, Adnan K. Aljumah, Jaber Abdu J. Almarhabi,Mohammed M. Almukhtar, Abdulwahed M. Alnasr, Abdulaziz S. Alomani, ...

Principal calling it a career

Jeff Moore can look back on a public education career that has spanned changes in curriculum, instruction, technology and even safety.But the longtime principal of C.E. McCall Middle School in Montoursville noted that students over the years really haven't changed."They are still kids," Moore ...

A student’s story: The ups and downs of continuing education

Around 180 days each year for 13 years, that is the commitment it takes most students to graduate from the public education system.From kindergarten to their senior year in high school, most students spend about 2,340 days of their lives in school. Some teens drop out, others skip a grade, but ...

Penn College appoints dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications

Michael J. Reed has been named dean of the School of Sciences, Humanities and Visual Communications at Pennsylvania College of Technology.Reed, who had served as interim dean for the school since July, has more than 20 years of leadership, teaching and counseling experience. Previously, he ...

Business-Education Partnership grant reaching area youth

Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission is providing career counseling in 13 participating schools across the Northern Tier through the Business-Education Partnership (BEP) grant.The Career Counselors working directly with students include Jerika Cummiskey, Patricia Chappell ...

Life in a college town … Choosing a major — and owning it

Not everyone has declared a major when they go to college. It's best to know a little about what you want to do before you head off to higher education - something that, surprisingly, high school students sometimes have trouble with.It isn't uncommon to have to change your major as you learn ...

Montoursville announces kindergarten registration date

Montoursville Area School District's kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year will be held for all eligible children from 8:30-11:45 a.m. and from 1-3:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Lyter Elementary School, 900 Spruce St.Report to the Tule Street doors and sign in with security ...

Researcher on veteran issues to speak at Lycoming College

Sidra Montgomery, a Ph.D. candidate, will discuss how being wounded in combat affects veterans' identities and how they experience everyday life at 4 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall located on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets. The event is free and open to the public.Her ...

Creative Communication announces student contests

Creative Communication has announced its essay, poetry and art contests. Thousands in prizes and awards will be given to students and schools in the area.The essay contest divisions are grades four through six, seven through nine and 10-12, with 10 top winners in each division.To enter an ...

Misericordia University community signs United Nations pledge to end racism

PHOTO PROVIDEDDALLAS, Pa. - More than 250 members of the Misericordia University community signed the United Nations Personal Pledge Against Racism as part of a celebration to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18.The pledge reads, "As a citizen of the world community, I ...

New outdoor education program at Lycoming College

Winter camping, backpacking and kayaking are some of the upcoming events that will test the mettle of the intrepid in the upcoming spring semester. Lycoming College will begin offering a variety of outdoor trips that build outdoor and leadership skills as part of its new outdoor education ...

Alcoa supports mechatronics degree and noncredit training

A $50,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation will benefit the mechatronics associate-degree major at Pennsylvania College of Technology, as well as corresponding noncredit training courses.The recently awarded grant is earmarked for equipment and supplies to enhance student learning and understanding ...

Area students compete in academic decathlon

The Academic Decathlon of Central Pennsylvania held its second competition for the 2015-16 year. At the winter meet, on Jan. 12 at Moshannon Valley High School in Houtzdale, competitions were held in math, science, social science and economics.Among nine participating schools, local teams South ...

Student receives scholarship from state professional association

A Pennsylvania College of Technology student was named one of two recipients of the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association's Reba M. Sebelist Scholarship.The scholarship was awarded to Jeanette M. Yatsko, of Monroe Township, Luzerne County, who is pursuing an associate degree in ...