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Learning Continues at Williamson — Online

2020-04-28T11:29:48+00:00 April 28th, 2020|

If you were to drive onto Williamson’s campus these days of the coronavirus pandemic, you might think you had entered a ghost town. The stillness is overwhelming. But that is deceptive. There is a lot going on. It’s just not visible. Spring courses are continuing and so is learning — online. Instructors are teaching from [...]

Mason Lives and Learns Through Great Loss

2020-04-22T16:37:27+00:00 April 21st, 2020|

April 21, 2020 The rough streets of Northwest Baltimore can cripple the dreams of even the most high-achieving teenagers. Tichon Johnson, a top scoring high school student, carried the emotional scars of losing a beloved uncle to gunfire and his best friend, dying the same way. The two tragedies caught up to Tichon during his [...]

Electronic Version of the Spring Williamsonian is Now Available!

2020-04-14T12:56:24+00:00 April 14th, 2020|

The electronic version of the spring Williamsonian is now available [CLICK HERE]. The paper version is now being printed and will hit the mail before too long. Please note that this issue was prepared with pre-coronavirus information.

A Williamson Legacy – Three Times Over

2020-04-20T13:43:25+00:00 March 31st, 2020|

March 31, 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 [...]

Dormitory Manager

2020-06-29T09:51:09+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

2020-04-20T13:40:17+00:00 March 10th, 2020|

March 10, 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 [...]

‘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 [...]