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A Williamson Legacy – Three Times Over

2020-04-06T15:02:27+00:00 March 31st, 2020|

Just a few weeks after starting their freshman semester at Williamson, the Kimp triplets received a phone call from their mother. They learned that their father had passed away after a long illness. Their mother wanted them home, with family.  Such news could have altered - if not disrupted - their college plans. The triplets [...]

Dormitory Manager

2020-03-26T17:12:44+00:00 March 26th, 2020|

POSITION DESCRIPTION Under the supervision of the Director of Residence Life (DRL), the Dorm Manager is responsible for providing an appropriate on-campus home environment to enable students to succeed while serving as the primary authority figure in the dorm. Responsibilities: Assist and supervise up to 25 student residents in the respective dorm. Assist the DRL with [...]

Stuckey’s Founder’s Day Talk Emphasizes Importance of Faith

2020-03-20T14:50:07+00:00 March 20th, 2020|

Founder’s Day, a day to honor Isaiah V. Williamson and his legacy, featured a keynote address by trustee John Stuckey and the bestowing of two board of trustee awards and two Sons of the American Revolution awards. In place of a traditional address, Stuckey sat on a chair on the stage of the Clara Schrenk [...]

Horticulture Seniors are Sent into the World of Work

2020-03-13T16:03:32+00:00 March 13th, 2020|

The ten horticulture seniors were sent into the world of work at the conclusion of the Hort Senior Chapel on March 13. The ceremony was held two weeks early in reaction to the COVID-19 situation. The program began with Chaplain Mark Specht 7W7 giving an invocation followed by words from James McChesney, president of the [...]

Alumni Gather at Phillies Florida Spring Training Game

2020-03-10T17:20:14+00:00 March 10th, 2020|

President Mike Rounds and members of Williamson’s Advancement staff headed to sunny Florida in early March to spend an afternoon with Williamson alumni and friends at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training game in Clearwater. The event was co-hosted by Trustee Christopher J. Moyer, Sr. 0W0, founder, president and CEO of SME Solutions Group, Inc., which [...]

Carpentry Senior Finds a Support Structure at Williamson

2020-03-10T17:33:38+00:00 March 10th, 2020|

Patrick Kiely 2W0 has lined up a secure job after graduation, won a national award for soccer, and made Dean’s List the past three semesters. His college successes, however, belie the reality of a difficult home life. Since age 12, Patrick has been living with his three sisters in a house with no parents. His [...]

‘Waterless Wonder’ Flower Show Exhibit Receives Silver Medal

2020-03-04T10:04:00+00:00 March 4th, 2020|

“Waterless Wonder,” Williamson’s exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, demonstrating the adaptive abilities of Mediterranean plants to survive with little water, received a Philadelphia Horticultural Society silver medal. The exhibit, Williamson’s 25th, fit the show’s theme of “Riviera Holiday,” and made you feel like you were basking in the warmth [...]

Grant and Research Associate

2020-02-27T17:08:36+00:00 February 27th, 2020|

Reports to Director of Grants and Research Full-time Position Purpose Works with and assists Director of Grants & Research by researching, writing and editing grant proposals and reports for institutional and individual donors, conducting donor prospect research and assisting with donor stewardship efforts. Essential Duties and Responsibilities/Functions Works with and assists the Director, Grants & [...]

Williamson’s 25th Year Exhibiting at the Philadelphia Flower Show

2020-02-19T16:42:33+00:00 February 19th, 2020|

Visitors to Williamson’s exhibit in the upcoming Philadelphia Flower Show, “Waterless Wonder,” will feel like they are basking in the warmth of a villa along the Mediterranean Sea. Fitting the show’s theme of “Riviera Holiday,” the exhibit, Williamson’s 25th, will feature the facade of a Mediterranean villa, with a walled garden, an entrance with an [...]

Career Fairs Continue To Be Successful

2020-02-26T11:39:09+00:00 February 19th, 2020|

The winter Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center offered 122 registered companies for the 74 seniors seeking full-time employment and underclassmen looking for summer internships in their field. Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, Career Fair organizer and placement director, said the fair was very successful and offered students many options in their career searches. “All of [...]