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Wrightson Honored as Veteran of Influence

July 22nd, 2016|

Samuel Wrightson, Ed.D., vice president of education and dean of education, was honored as a 2016 Veteran of Influence by the Philadelphia Business Journal at an awards ceremony at the Ballroom at the Ben in Philadelphia recently. After 23 years of service in the U.S. Army, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1989, Wrightson dedicated [...]

Comcast Sports Network Includes Williamson in Ted Meredith Story

July 20th, 2016|

The entire Williamson community has known for years that Olympic running legend Ted Meredith 19W11 learned to run while a Williamson student and now, over 100 years later, the rest of the country is catching on. First, earlier this year Jack Lemon published “Immortal of the Cinder Path,” a book covering the life of the [...]

Campaign Coordinator, Office of Institutional Advancement

July 13th, 2016|

General Summary: Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, this position is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the capital campaign; providing staff support to the Campaign Cabinet, drafting correspondence, producing reports, data entry, arranging meetings for the cultivation and solicitation of gifts; and prospect research. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Produces [...]

2 Billboards are Spreading Williamson’s Name!

July 6th, 2016|

Two Williamson billboards are now up along major roads in Philadelphia making the Williamson name known to countless thousands every day. One is on I-95 heading north near Aramingo and Harbison Avenues and the other is on Vine St. heading west just before Broad St. In addition to spreading the Williamson name, hopefully, many will [...]

The Passing of Ken Nelson, Our Longtime Carpentry Director

June 22nd, 2016|

We regret to inform the Williamson community of the passing at 2:15 today of our cherished co-worker and longtime carpentry director, Ken Nelson, after a battle with cancer. President Michael Rounds said, “It is with great sadness that I make the announcement of the passing of our friend and co-worker Ken Nelson. Today he lost [...]

Williamson Matters

June 17th, 2016|

In this video, Tufts Researcher, Dr. Richard Lerner expounds upon why Williamson College of the Trades matters for the future of American society. We know why Williamson matters to current and future students. Williamson matters because it provides opportunity for students who would otherwise not be able to afford the cost of higher education. Your [...]

Professional Development Opportunity: Introduction to Large Thermal Power Generation Plants, July 12–14

April 11th, 2016|

Williamson is offering this 3-day continuing education course that focuses on large, field-erected steam generators with a 500,000 to 7 million pounds per hour steam-generation rating Professional Development Hours: 16 PDHs Cost: $1,000 per participant Online Registration View Course Outline   Lead Instructor: Richard F. Storm, PE, President (retired), [...]

‘Extraordinary Impact’ Provided by Service Week

March 29th, 2016|

Nearly 7,000 hours of work were provided, 37 deserving nonprofit organizations were helped, much bonding between students, faculty, and staff took place, Williamson’s mission became known to many for the first time, and, Williamson’s young men learned the good feeling one can only get from helping others. This all took place from March 15-18 as [...]

Williamson’s Inaugural Service Week Approaching

March 14th, 2016|

About 40 nonprofit organizations in the Delaware Valley and beyond will soon be benefitting from one of Williamson’s core values being taken to heart in a big way — Service! From Tuesday, March 15 until Friday, March 18, about 250 students and almost 50 faculty and staff will be going out into the public as [...]