Importance of Streams Highlights Williamson’s Flower Show Exhibit

March 8th, 2018|

Don’t miss seeing Williamson’s award-winning exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show — “Would You Drink the Water?” The exhibit won a PHS Gold Medal and the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association Trophy for showing the most effective use of plants and best use of design in the education category. View highlights of the exhibit on [...]

The Passing of Former Board Member – Franklin A. Burke

February 22nd, 2018|

Note: This article was updated on 2/23/18 to include final service arrangements. It is with deep sadness that we inform the Williamson community of the passing on Feb. 17 of Franklin Burke, a retired member of our Board of Trustees who was the long-term treasurer and the retired president and CEO of Burke, Lawton, Brewer [...]

Winter 2018 Career Fair Panel

February 8th, 2018|

This February, 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 second bi-annual Career Fair Panel on Tuesday February 13th at 1:00 pm. The goal of this presentation is to best prepare students for their experience at Williamson’s Fall Career Fair, [...]

Clemens Delivers Founder’s Day Keynote

January 31st, 2018|

Richard G. Clemens delivered the keynote address at Founder’s Day 2018 as we honored Isaiah V. Williamson on Thursday, February 8, in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel. Clemens joined Williamson’s board in 2006, but his knowledge of the school goes back to 1954-65 when he lived on campus while his father, James Clemens 3W4, served [...]

Federal Pell and Pennsylvania State PHEAA Grant Town Hall Meeting

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 [...]

Feld Receives PHS Award of Merit

November 29th, 2017|

Williamson horticulture instructor Chuck Feld received an Award of Merit from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) for his 50 years of contributions to horticulture, during their PHS Awards Celebration at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel recently.  Feld was especially recognized for exhibiting in 49 Philadelphia Flower Shows — the 2018 exhibit will be his 50th. He [...]

Rowans and Auxiliary Honored at National Philanthropy Day Observance

November 27th, 2017|

The Rowan family and the Williamson Auxiliary were recognized for their inspiring philanthropy at the 32nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Gala Breakfast in Philadelphia recently.  During the ceremony, the Multigenerational Family Achievement Award was given to Virginia Rowan Smith and her husband Manning J. Smith and the Rowan family and the Auxiliary was named [...]

Outstanding Career Fair Held!

November 21st, 2017|

The fall Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center was perhaps the most successful one so far, according to Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, placement director and fair coordinator. “We had 114 vendors meeting with our 77 seniors, which is a new record,” she said. “The vendors were there to recruit our students and all of them [...]