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Lycoming College recently announced the launch of its Campaign for a Greater Lycoming, a comprehensive campaign that aims to raise $65 million by June 30, 2019, to propel the college to a place among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges. At its core, the campaign endeavors to create a twenty-...
 Jackson Primary School’s maker space initiative is featured in a supplemental issue of the latest edition of “Principal,” a national education publication with 23,000 subscribers. In the article, Jackson’s maker space, Tinker Town, is highlighted among schools that have integrated STEAM (science,...

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Curtin Intermediate School is inviting the community to help "kick it to poverty" from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, for its inaugural Socktoberfest. The kickoff event will help launch the school's month-long sock drive that helps benefit Lycoming County's homeless population. Better...
It only takes one lesson, one project, or one meeting with the right person to shape a child’s future. Once something catches their imagination, the spark of their curiosity does the rest. Sometimes, those magic learning moments can set the stage for a lifelong career. The start of a new school...

Penn College Homecoming Weekend starts Sept 30, 2016 (Photo provided)
Join us as we celebrate the Penn College Family during Homecoming and Family Weekend. Many activities have been planned including: Alumni Golf Outing Campus Carnival Oktoberfest Tailgating Lunch with the President Athletic Hall of Fame Soccer Games Farewell Brunch Campus Tours And more... Check out...

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — When she was young, Williamsport Area High School alumnus Kristy Balliet developed an interest in a field of work that has now launched her from the small town to the world stage. The 1994 grad, now co-founder of BairBalliet, an architectural firm based in Columbus, Ohio, and...

From left: Philip Sprunger, provost and dean of Lycoming College, Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., president of Lycoming College, Anna Weitz, D.Ed., president of Reading Area Community College and Susan Looney, Ed.D., senior vice president of academic affairs and provost of Reading Area Community College.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College is pleased to welcome high-performing graduates from the Reading Area Community College who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The colleges have recently signed an agreement that will enable students who graduate from the community college with an associate’s...
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – High-performing students from traditionally underserved communities will have the opportunity in July to prepare for a college education through a specially-designed program supported by a $25,000 contribution from AT&T. The program is designed specifically for students who...

Evangelical Community Hospital’s 2016 High School Summer Healthcare Careers Internship Students Front Row, left to right: Gretchen Fiedler, Watsontown; Brooke Aucker, Beavertown; Erica Keim, Watsontown; Reilley Spriggle, Mt. Pleasant Mills; Autumn Gessner, Sunbury; Madison McConnell, Turbotville; Amanda Albright, Lewisburg; Olivia Raymond, Milton; Amber Lankford, Watsontown; Olivia Boop, Mifflinburg; and Bryanna Yost, Mifflinburg. Back Row, left to right: Hayley Ladd, Sunbury; Holly Jones, Turbotville; Gabriella Delbo, Elysburg; Drew Trate, Milton; Kelsey Hollenbach, Middleburg; Kylee Nicholas, Watsontown; Kayla Zerby, Bloomsburg; Natalie Beiler, Mifflinburg; Sierra Martin, Mifflinburg; and Aurora Cavanagh, Hughesville.
According the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. This growth is expected due to an aging population and because...
WILLIAMSPORT – It may be hard to believe that there are an estimated 18,000 adults in Lycoming County who carry a secret every day of their lives – hoping they will not be found out. What is the big secret? These adults either do not know how to read or read well enough to make their lives and...

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