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We’re Livestreaming Williamson Football!

October 4th, 2017|

In the past, living far from Williamson meant missing out on many school events. Now you can tune into what's happening at your favorite trade school anywhere you can access the internet. This is being made possible through LIVESTREAM, a service which allows us to broadcast an event as it takes place, while those interested [...]

Holocaust Survivor and Soldier Speak to Students

September 5th, 2017|

The students received an important history lesson when a survivor of the Holocaust and an American soldier who liberated him spoke to the entire student body during an Assembly. Ernie Gross, who is 92, told the audience of the horrors of World War II he and his family endured at the hands of the Nazis. [...]

Connelly Shares His Expertise on the American Flag

July 3rd, 2017|

Thomas Connelly, one of our nation’s leading experts on the American Flag, shared his vast knowledge of the flag with the Williamson community during a General Assembly spring semester and that talk is now available for your enjoyment. He opened his presentation saying, “I don’t collect flags, I collect American artwork at its best” because [...]

Nevels Encourages ‘Service’ at Williamson’s 124th Commencement

June 15th, 2017|

James E. Nevels, founder and chairman of the Swarthmore Group, of Philadelphia, one of the largest investment advisory firms in Pennsylvania, told the graduating seniors at the 124th Commencement at Williamson College of the Trades, to make service a part of their lives. “As a graduate of Williamson College of the Trades, your problem solving [...]

Watson Dorm is Dedicated on Alumni Day

June 13th, 2017|

Watson Dorm, Williamson’s first new dorm since 1912, was dedicated in a special ceremony on Alumni Day. The dedication opened with a prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7 and remarks by President Michael Rounds, Board Chairman William Bonenberger and David Watson, a member of the Board of Trustees and son of the late Wayne Watson [...]

Energy Island Update – May 2017

June 12th, 2017|

The creation of Williamson’s Energy Island continues to move forward with some additions taking place soon and others in the near future. The upgrades include: Solar Array A Solar Array was installed on the roof of the Restall Sports Center with the help of power plant technology students during the winter, and will soon [...]

122nd Alumni Banquet Highlights

June 12th, 2017|

The 122nd Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 3, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Bill Goodworth 8W2 acting as master of ceremonies.  The evening began with a reception and dinner, and then Joe Diggins and Steve Nash, chairmen of the Class of 6W7’s fundraising committee, presented [...]

Record-Breaking Number of Golfers Enjoy 44th Golf Outing

June 12th, 2017|

Even though a light rain came and went throughout the day, a record-breaking attendance of 144 golfers made the Alumni Association’s 44th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at Paxon Hollow Golf Club on June 5 a great success. The golfers played a 4-man best ball scramble format. The outing was organized and run by [...]

Alumni Day 2017 is a Great Success!

June 12th, 2017|

Alumni Day ’17, on June 3, kicked off with the invitation-only President’s Breakfast under a tent on the front lawn. After an opening prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7, the large group enjoyed a hot breakfast buffet prepared by Tim Burbage, director of food services, and his staff. Then, opening words were given by Mary [...]

Class of 6W7 Celebrates its 50th

June 10th, 2017|

The Class of 6W7 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $64,610, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began June 2, marching in gold [...]