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Community Feels Extraordinary Impact of Service Week

2017-05-30T16:55:15+00:00 May 30th, 2017|

Thirty nonprofit organizations in the area, and beyond, benefitted recently from Williamson College of the Trades’ second annual Service Week, a week in which almost the entire school — 250 students and 50 faculty and staff, as well as several trustees, alumni, and Auxiliary members — put into practice in a big way the school’s [...]

Zachary Named Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

2017-03-30T14:15:22+00:00 March 30th, 2017|

Todd Zachary, Ed.D., a retired Air Force colonel with vast educational experience, has been named the senior vice president and chief of staff, announced President Michael Rounds. He will assume his duties on April 3. Rounds said, “I am delighted that Todd Zachary has accepted our invitation to serve Williamson in this important position. Todd [...]

Dorm Managers Sought to Join Campus Community

2017-08-16T16:41:08+00:00 March 4th, 2017|

Would you like to share in the leadership development of young men and reside in a supportive and engaging educational setting? Williamson dorm managers reside in apartments within the dormitories and are responsible for maintaining the residential and community feeling at Williamson. This close interaction between students and managers outside the classroom enables faculty to [...]

Upcoming Williamson Events

2016-11-14T15:21:32+00:00 August 12th, 2016|

As summer comes to a close we want to remind you of some upcoming fall events: Wednesday, August 24th – Freshman Orientation VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED from 11:00am-4:30pm to help the Class of 1W9 move onto campus! Please call 610-565-1095 or email advancement@williamson.edu if you are available. The Class of 6W9 is especially encouraged to [...]

Wrightson Honored as Veteran of Influence

2016-07-22T12:39:10+00:00 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

2016-11-14T15:21:32+00:00 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

2016-11-14T15:21:32+00:00 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!

2016-07-06T21:03:52+00:00 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

2016-06-24T12:11:47+00:00 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

2016-11-14T15:21:32+00:00 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 [...]