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Machine Shop Senior is Fully Equipped for the Future

2021-01-22T15:05:01-05:00 January 22nd, 2021|

Resilient and reliable. That’s how Williamson faculty and coaches describe John Busa, a senior who has excelled in Machine Shop and basketball. It’s also how John speaks of his father, who’s always been by his side, from the seat of a wheelchair. Growing up with a disabled father and a mother with health issues has [...]

Senior Inks Good Impression at Williamson

2021-01-22T15:01:29-05:00 January 22nd, 2021|

Joe McDonald wears a tattoo on his forearm of his grandfather’s armed services card. The name, rank and serial number remind him of his grandfather’s love and companionship when he was a young boy shuffling between the homes of his divorced parents. Williamson gave Joe the opportunity to become the man his grandfather would have [...]

Founder’s Day 2021

2021-01-11T16:43:09-05:00 January 11th, 2021|

The Trustees, Students, Faculty & Staff invite you to celebrate the 218th birthday of our founder Isaiah Vansant Williamson. Please join us from the comfort of your home by watching via LIVESTREAM broadcast. Founder’s Day 2021 - Livestream broadcast Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 9:50AM Keynote Speaker:Art J. Lallo 7W9, Ph.D.Vice Chairman

Basketball Player Rebounds at Williamson

2020-12-22T13:50:41-05:00 December 10th, 2020|

Vatangoe “Tangoe” Donzo comes from a family of African immigrants who fled war-torn Liberia and eventually settled in a rough neighborhood in West Philadelphia. Tangoe’s parents, a cab driver and home nursing aide, did all they could to protect their son from going down the wrong path. Tangoe would take the right path for his [...]

“Shop Talk” – Paint & Coatings Technology

2021-01-15T10:54:10-05:00 December 3rd, 2020|

Student-written articles about current on-campus projects being completed by students. by Vatangoe “Tangoe” Donzo 2W1 Paint shop took on the project of repairing and painting the exterior of a house on campus near Rowan Hall. First step in the process was prepping the walls of the house. We used carbide scrapers to remove any loose [...]

The EdUp Experience podcast interview with President Rounds

2020-11-30T13:49:24-05:00 November 30th, 2020|

Listen to Mike Rounds, President at Williamson College of the Trades on The EdUp Experience, discussing Williamson and how ". . . a model of education that seems 'old' is now on the cutting edge." The EdUp Experience podcast hosted by Elizabeth Leiba, Elvin Freytes, and Joe Sallustio interviews the brightest and most influential minds [...]

Masonry Student Cements Work Ethic

2020-11-20T11:21:42-05:00 November 20th, 2020|

Colin Suter’s dad was deployed to Iraq when his son was in the fourth grade. It was a long and hard year for Colin — painful, stressful and uncertain, Colin recalls.  He remembers standing with his three siblings around the kitchen table with his mother’s laptop computer set up for short, 10-minute conversations over Skype. [...]

Jackson 0W3 is Recognized Internationally

2020-11-18T14:47:24-05:00 November 18th, 2020|

Corey Jackson 0W3, Williamson’s vice president of operations, is a winner in the International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) Forty Under 40 competition. The competition was held in celebration of IFMA’s 40th anniversary to recognize 40 of the best and brightest facility managers from around the world who are under the age of 40. The 40 [...]

4th Annual Rowan Day

2020-11-03T17:01:46-05:00 November 3rd, 2020|

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 9:50 AM (livestream broadcast) Please join us virtually for Williamson's 4th annual Henry Rowan Day with our keynote speaker, Dr. Paul A. Reid, the former president of Williamson College of the Trades and Trustee Emeritus. Our livestream broadcast will begin at 9:50 AM as we celebrate the life of Henry [...]

Virtual I.V. Club Induction Ceremony Held

2020-11-02T11:30:34-05:00 November 2nd, 2020|

Twelve members of the Class of 2W0 were inducted into the prestigious I.V. Club during the 25th Annual Induction Ceremony on Oct. 18. Unlike past ceremonies, this one was virtual with everyone participating from home on Zoom. The inductees are: Christopher Belfie, paint and coatings technology; Jared Dallmann, construction technology-carpentry; Zachary Faust, construction technology-masonry; Joseph [...]