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Bonenberger 7W9 Gives Keynote Address At Founder’s Day 2017

2017-02-10T13:58:15+00:00 February 10th, 2017|

William Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman, in his keynote Founder’s Day address Thursday evening in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel, said “Isaiah Williamson founded a school that has stood the test of time. It has been leading young men to success for about 130 years. Every year we take 100 freshmen who have few options in [...]

Williamson History Book is Now Available

2017-02-08T15:47:56+00:00 February 8th, 2017|

Williamson College of the Trades, a history book written by Neumann University history instructor Andrew Miller, featuring a foreword by President Michael Rounds, and printed by Arcadia Publishing, is now available. Miller spent one and a half years researching and writing the book about Williamson’s past and gathering the photographs, many of which are rare. [...]

Williamson Named 2016 Business of the Year

2016-12-16T09:42:08+00:00 December 16th, 2016|

Williamson College of the Trades was named the 2016 Business of the Year by the Middletown Township Business and Professional Association (MBPA) at their holiday luncheon at Neumann University’s Mirenda Center on Wednesday. Williamson was chosen because of its support of the business community and contributions to the overall quality of life in the township. [...]

Williamson Receives First-Place in Reimagine Education Competition

2016-12-13T15:01:27+00:00 December 8th, 2016|

Williamson College of the Trades came in first place in the “Ethical Leadership” category  at Reimagine Education 2016, a global competition designed to recognize higher education teaching methods that enhance learning and employability throughout the world. The competition, hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, included 15 categories and such prestigious competitors [...]

Rowan Hall Dedication Ceremony Held

2016-11-17T09:24:40+00:00 November 17th, 2016|

With words of praise and admiration for Henry Rowan from a host of illustrious speakers, Williamson’s main administration building, known for many years as the Main Building, was dedicated forever as Rowan Hall, in honor of Rowan, who passed away Dec. 9, 2015, in a ceremony in the building’s lobby Tuesday morning. After an invocation [...]

Trustee Clemens Honored by Association of Fundraising Professionals

2016-11-14T15:21:31+00:00 November 8th, 2016|

Williamson Trustee Richard G. Clemens was recognized as a Distinguished Honoree by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, at the 31st Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon in Philadelphia recently. Clemens, a senior partner at Sidley Austin LLP, one of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the United States, until his [...]

Give Something Back Foundation Provides $500,000 to Williamson for Scholarships

2016-11-03T16:43:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|

Forty high school students will be able to receive a free education at Williamson thanks to the Give Something Back Foundation (Give Back). Give Back founder Robert Carr presented a gift of $250,000, which was matched with a $250,000 gift from Williamson trustee Richard Clemens, a retired senior partner at Sidley Austin LLP, to Williamson [...]

President Rounds is Guest on ‘Veterans’ Voice’ Radio

2016-11-14T15:21:31+00:00 October 24th, 2016|

President Michael Rounds shared his Army experiences for one hour in a radio interview recently with Jason Raia, vice president of education, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, on WFYL (1180 AM) Radio’s “Veterans’ Voice.” The show features veterans speaking on memories, experiences, and inspiring stories from their experiences in the military. Rounds, who [...]

David Watson Joins Williamson’s Board of Trustees

2016-10-20T12:13:38+00:00 October 20th, 2016|

David Watson, vice president of engineering at Campbell Soup Co. and son of the late Wayne Watson 4W8 longtime board chairman, has joined Williamson’s board of trustees announced William J. Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman. Bonenberger said, “Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the engineering and plant facilities perspective, having spent a large [...]

Well Attended Homecoming Offered Something for Everyone

2016-11-14T15:21:32+00:00 October 18th, 2016|

Homecoming Weekend, which ran from Friday afternoon’s student games to Saturday evening’s reunions, offered many activities and events for all tastes brought in a large crowd enjoying beautiful weather. For full photo highlights visit our Homecoming Weekend photo album on Facebook! The weekend kicked off Friday afternoon with student games of kickball, bubble soccer, and [...]