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Swarthmore Group Chairman to Deliver Commencement 2017 Keynote Address

2017-04-03T10:53:33+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|

James E. Nevels, founder and chairman of the investment and financial advisory firm The Swarthmore Group in Philadelphia, will deliver the keynote address at Williamson College of the Trades’ Commencement at 2 p.m., Friday, June 2. Nevels will inspire the Class of 2017 as they receive associate in specialized technology degrees or craftsman diplomas and [...]

13 New Members are Inducted into the I.V. Club

2017-03-29T17:10:17+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

Thirteen members of the Class of 1W7 were inducted into the prestigious I.V. Club on March 28 in a ceremony in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel. The inductees are: Aaron Berard, construction technology-carpentry; Blake Dunston, power plant technology; Jeff Handley, construction technology-carpentry; Joshua Hauser,  power plant technology; Thomas Heffner, power plant technology; Dominic Marascio, power [...]

Williamson College Praised in New Book

2017-03-20T13:23:34+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

Williamson College of the Trades received great praise for its unique mission in a recently published book by Robert Carr, Working Class to College, The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America. The book examines the distress among low-income students who suffer with the ever widening financial gap associated with college costs. The book highlights ways [...]

Williamson’s Flower Show Exhibit Receives Two Prestigious Awards

2017-03-13T11:55:39+00:00 March 13th, 2017|

“The Other Side of Holland,” Williamson’s exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show received two prestigious awards — a silver medal from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and a Special Achievement Award of the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania — awarded to an exhibit of unusual excellence (under 1,000 square feet) in the category of horticulture. Chuck [...]

Author Talks on Writing Williamson History Book

2017-02-22T16:38:29+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

Andy Miller, author of the book, Williamson College of the Trades, spoke about his two years of researching, writing, and, finally, publishing his book on Williamson’s history with Arcadia Publishing to an audience of alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel on Wednesday. Miller began his work nearly three years [...]

Williamson is Offering 3-day course “Introduction to Large Thermal Power Generation Plants”

2017-06-09T14:16:16+00:00 February 17th, 2017|

Course Snapshot: 3-day continuing education course focusing on large, field-erected steam generators with a 500,000 to 7 million pounds per hour steam-generation rating Professional Development Hours: 16 PDHs Includes Five Power Plant Tours: Williamson, Liberty, Logan, Eddystone, and Marcus Hook Energy Center Cost: $995 per participant Whether you are a seasoned power industry employee, [...]

Another ‘Immensely’ Successful Career Fair Held

2017-02-17T10:35:20+00:00 February 17th, 2017|

The winter Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center was “immensely successful” with 88 companies represented, four colleges and universities, and three branches of the military, said Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, placement director and organizer of the event. “I don’t think the students realize it, but all of those people were there to hire them. There [...]

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. [...]