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Clean Coal Power Plants and Why They Are Important

2018-02-26T11:05:39+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

A balanced portfolio of fuels is required for cost competitive and reliable power generation. All fuels should be included in a power generation portfolio, including coal. While some may question that coal will remain an important fuel for power generation for decades to come, I see coal as essential to the future of power generation. [...]

Federal Pell and Pennsylvania State PHEAA Grant Town Hall Meeting

2018-01-20T02:43:33+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

January 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Williamson Chapel LiveStream Event Download/View a PDF of Chairman Bonenberger's presentation to reference during the livestream. To safeguard and promote the future of Williamson in making a difference in the lives of its students and the community, it is the fiduciary responsibility of the Board and [...]

Heat Engines that Power Our High-Quality Lives: Did you ever think about the power behind the devices that make our lives so good?

2017-12-14T16:36:41+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

By Dick Storm This is the second of eight newsletters on energy and thermal power generation. The first one covered energy in America, this one will discuss the most common heat engines that we depend on each day. During my career in power generation I have been enamored with “Heat Engines” and what they do [...]

Energy in America: The Sources of Energy That Power America

2017-11-17T09:57:50+00:00 November 16th, 2017|

Have you ever thought about where the energy comes from that makes our high quality of life possible? Did you know that about 85% of our energy comes from Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power? Below is a graphic prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy illustrating the fuel sources for electric power generation in the [...]

Career Fair Panel Livestreamed

2017-11-16T11:35:37+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

This November, Williamson students and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with the college’s Workforce Development Partners in two exceptional ways! The college will host its first bi-annual Career Fair Panel on Tuesday November 7th at 1:00 pm. In this special assembly, four recruiters from Williamson partner companies will make a presentation to the entire [...]

We’re Livestreaming Williamson Football!

2017-10-28T13:03:21+00:00 October 27th, 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 [...]

Soccer to be Live Streamed; Seniors Honored

2017-10-26T15:06:31+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

History will be made tonight as we will be live streaming a home soccer game for the first time in school history when the Mechanics play host to Central Penn College in a 6:30 P.M. start. The game will decide the 2017 ESSL champion. Prior to the start of the game, Williamson will honor its [...]

Holocaust Survivor and Soldier Speak to Students

2017-09-06T09:53:50+00:00 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

2017-07-03T12:30:12+00:00 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

2017-06-16T10:20:47+00:00 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 [...]