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Senior Machinist Fired Up for the Future

2021-06-07T10:01:34-04:00 June 3rd, 2021|

Jacob “Jake” Berge never felt like he was cut out for college. Maybe after high school, he would train to be a firefighter or a member of the Coast Guard, he thought.  Then he saw his older brother, thriving in his senior year at Williamson, fielding multiple job offers. That made him realize that learning [...]

Ken Langone, Business Leader, Philanthropist, and Co-Founder of Home Depot to Speak at Williamson College of the Trade’s 128th Commencement

2021-05-25T17:09:56-04:00 May 25th, 2021|

Kenneth G. Langone, a financier, investor, and philanthropist who is best known as the co-founder of Home Depot, will deliver the keynote address to the Class of 2021 at the 128th Commencement of Williamson College of the Trades in Media, Pa., at 1 p.m., Friday, June 4, on the athletic field. In 1978, Langone cofounded [...]

Class of 2W1’s 1,000-Day Williamson Journey Ends with Senior Chapel

2021-05-25T11:47:23-04:00 May 24th, 2021|

The Class of 2W1 heard words of thanks and praise as their 1,000-day Williamson journey ended with the Senior Chapel on May 21. President Michael Rounds reminded the seniors that their education was interrupted by the pandemic that forced them to finish their junior year learning virtually at home before returning to campus in the [...]

2021 Senior Chapel

2021-05-17T16:28:33-04:00 May 17th, 2021|

2W1 Commencement

2021-06-05T18:35:59-04:00 May 14th, 2021|

LIVESTREAM broadcast: Williamson College of the Trades is providing a livestream video broadcast of its 2021 Graduation ceremony for all to enjoy from the comfort of your home by watching online on your computer or cell phone. Join us as we honor the accomplishments of the Class of 2W1. Broadcast begins at 12:30 PM, Friday, [...]

Masonry Senior Stays True to Self

2021-05-12T10:24:53-04:00 May 12th, 2021|

In his junior year of high school, Hunter Killinen was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. He spent a week in the hospital learning about his disease and how to manage it. At Williamson, Hunter learned that, despite living with diabetes, he would not be defined or limited by it. Seeing an opportunity for self-discovery, Hunter [...]

Success at SkillsUSA for Williamson students

2021-05-07T14:12:25-04:00 May 7th, 2021|

Two Williamson machinists came in first place in SkillsUSA state competitions recently. James McChesney 2W2 took 1st place in precision machining and Aaron Tallman 2W2 took 1st place in Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Technician. Tallman will compete in the virtual national competition on June 7. McChesney will not compete in nationals because his category is [...]

Annual Gift Officer

2021-07-08T17:30:15-04:00 April 22nd, 2021|

Reports to Associate Vice President for Institutional AdvancementFull-time Position Purpose This position is responsible for raising funds through the annual giving programs, such as direct mail, phone-a-thons, and individual solicitations, and planning and executing events, with particular care given to alumni participation. The Annual Gift Officer will be responsible for identification, cultivation and solicitation of [...]

Horticulture Senior’s Vision Blossoms at Williamson

2021-04-22T14:23:20-04:00 April 22nd, 2021|

Karon Tucker could have taken the wrong path, growing up in an area where crime is high and economic opportunities few. But he took the right path—a career path—at Williamson where he excelled in horticulture and benefitted greatly from the school’s spiritual and educational offerings. Now a senior, Karon plans to use his knowledge of [...]