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6W9 Class Reconnects at 50th Anniversary

2019-06-14T13:34:13+00:00 June 13th, 2019|

The Class of 6W9 had many highlights Alumni Weekend as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson, including the presentation of their class gift of $83,826, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the honored guests at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began Friday, May 31, marching in gold [...]

124th Alumni Banquet Held

2019-06-12T09:55:13+00:00 June 12th, 2019|

The 124th Alumni Banquet was held June 1, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Dan Flood 8W1 serving as master of ceremonies.  The evening began with a reception, Richard Dunlap 6W5 giving the invocation, and dinner. The Class of 6W9’s 50th Reunion Committee, Charles Brown, Bruce Everett, [...]

Ribbon Cutting and Groundbreaking Ceremonies are Highlight of Alumni Day!

2019-06-11T08:16:51+00:00 June 11th, 2019|

Two momentous ceremonies were the highlight of Alumni Day 2019 on June 1 — the ribbon cutting opening the newly renovated Eyre Dorm and the groundbreaking marking the beginning of the construction of the Betty and Russ 5W0 Harvey Athletic Field. After one year of refurbishing, Eyre Dorm was made like new, ready for the [...]

Du Pont Shares Wisdom with Williamson’s Class of 1W9 at the 126th Commencement

2019-06-10T17:14:24+00:00 June 10th, 2019|

Thère du Pont, president of the Longwood Foundation, told the 74 graduating seniors at the 126th Commencement at Williamson College of the Trades, in Media, May 31, to go out into the work world, and through life, with confidence and humility. Du Pont told the seniors to be confident in what they learned at Williamson, [...]

Williamson’s Service Week Benefits Community

2019-05-21T09:29:35+00:00 May 21st, 2019|

Thirty-one nonprofit organizations in the area, and beyond, experienced the benefits of Williamson’s fourth annual Service Week, when, from May 13-16, almost the entire school — students, faculty and staff, members of the board of trustees, and alumni — put into practice the school’s core value of service. Students worked in small groups, supervised by [...]

7 Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

2019-05-09T12:52:28+00:00 May 9th, 2019|

Seven students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society in the second annual induction ceremony in the Rowan Hall dining room recently. The students are: senior Wade Pegon, and juniors Joseph Galbraith, Konstantinos Karros, Timothy MacFarland, Tyler Schuck, Sean Steppke, and Jason Witkowski. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the largest honor society in [...]

Williamson’s 126th Commencement and Alumni Day

2019-06-04T12:36:40+00:00 May 8th, 2019|

On Friday, May 31st, the Class of 1W9 will be recognized as the 126th graduating class of Williamson College of the Trades, crossing the stage and entering the world as "Williamson Men." The ceremony will take place under an event tent in the Front Lawn of Rowan Hall at 2 PM. All family of the [...]

LIVE – 1W9’s Commencement Ceremony

2019-05-31T14:12:20+00:00 May 7th, 2019|

Join us live as Thère du Pont, president of the Longwood Foundation, delivers the commencement address as the Class of 1W9 is sent into the world as “Williamson Men.” Ceremony begins on May 31st at 2:00 PM.

LIVE – The State of Williamson

2019-05-07T16:53:26+00:00 May 7th, 2019|

Join Chairman Bill Bonenberger 7W9 and President Michael Rounds for an update on the State of Williamson, including our accreditation process; the implementation of Pell/PHEAA; the results of our recent Alumni Survey; and our plan for trade program assessments in the coming academic years.

LIVE – 1W9 Senior Chapel

2019-05-07T16:52:45+00:00 May 5th, 2019|

The 1W9 Senior Chapel will be held at 7:30 AM on Thursday, May 9th,, 2019. We will recognize the seniors from our five remaining shops-Carpentry, Machine Tool, Masonry, Paint & Coatings, and Power Plant-as they celebrate their final day on campus as students.