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Fall 2020 Return to Campus TOWN HALL Meeting

2020-08-05T14:00:14-04:00 July 30th, 2020|

Join us ONLINE to watch the Fall 2020 Return to Campus TOWN HALL Meeting Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:00 pm Williamson College of the Trades is holding a virtual Town Hall meeting regarding the Fall 2020 Return to Campus on the evening of August 6th at 7:00pm. Chaired by President Michael Rounds, the panel will [...]

A Framework for Success for Carpentry Student

2020-10-05T14:02:33-04:00 July 28th, 2020|

Deonta' Martin is one of the lead carpenters on the University of Delaware's $80 million new athletic center. With such responsibility, you might think Deonta' was a professional carpenter with years of experience in his field. But he is only 20, a young man from a troubled and impoverished neighborhood who is set to graduate from Williamson [...]

Williamson’s Fall 2020 Athletic Programs

2020-07-16T11:35:40-04:00 July 16th, 2020|

In compliance with the decision of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), Williamson College of the Trades has decided to cancel the 2020 Fall athletic season. All practices and competitions for Williamson’s Cross Country, Football and Soccer programs are officially canceled. "Intercollegiate competition is a very important [...]

Painter Triumphs after Challenging Senior Year

2020-07-29T09:29:30-04:00 June 19th, 2020|

Painting and sandblasting crude oil tanks at 35 feet in the air is not what James Moorhead ever imagined he would be doing. But McDermott International recruited this Paint and Coatings student for the job, trusting him with such highly specialized work. The summer internship Jimmy got through Williamson Career Services presented him with [...]

Wrightson and Tomlinson ’75 Announce Their Retirements

2020-06-08T17:06:39-04:00 June 8th, 2020|

Vice President of Education Samuel Wrightson Jr., Ph.D., and Glenn Tomlinson 7W5, director of paint and coatings technology, have announced their retirements from Williamson, announced President Michael Rounds. Tomlinson retired May 30 and Wrightson retires June 30. Wrightson, who began at Williamson in 2015, said “When I was at the West Point Prep School and [...]

A Student’s Dreams of Success and Service

2020-07-29T09:30:19-04:00 June 4th, 2020|

When Jeremy Gannon’s stepfather died suddenly, his mother went to work as a bartender, one of several jobs she took in order to provide for her family. Then a high school student, Jeremy stepped up to care for his four younger siblings, the youngest still a baby. At Williamson, Jeremy would have a community that [...]

Class of 2W0 Graduates With ‘Drive-Through’ Ceremony

2020-06-02T14:08:52-04:00 June 2nd, 2020|

There was no tent, stage, caps and gowns, or family members sitting in attendance. But while many colleges across the country held virtual commencements, or no commencements, Williamson College of the Trades held a “Drive-In” Commencement. On Friday, May 29, 72 of the 74 members of the Class of 2W0, wearing face masks and observing [...]

Williamson Empowers Student with a Successful Future

2020-07-29T09:31:12-04:00 May 20th, 2020|

George Bradley moved in and out of schools frequently in his young life. His mother, who worked temp jobs to support the family, took him and his brother to Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and North Carolina. The constant disruption challenged George academically. George would find stability and academic achievement in his three years at Williamson. He [...]

2W0 Graduation Ceremony

2020-08-05T13:55:54-04:00 May 15th, 2020|

LIVE STREAM broadcast: Williamson College of the Trades is holding its 2020 Graduation ceremony via Live Stream video at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 29, to honor the accomplishments of the Class of 2W0. The modified event will be in full compliance with Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 safety requirements to protect the students, faculty, and staff. All are [...]

The Support of a Williamson Brotherhood

2020-07-29T09:31:41-04:00 May 8th, 2020|

Senior Carpenter Jean Obispo never knew his father who died when he was two years old. Helping to fill that void was a close circle of friends and faculty at Williamson, who have supported and encouraged him to succeed as a young man and a tradesman. Williamson also stepped up by providing Jean a safe [...]