The Passing of Longtime Instructor Russ Harvey 5W0

2019-04-19T17:13:11+00:00 April 18th, 2019|

We regret to inform the Williamson community of the passing (on Thursday, April 18, at 5:15 p.m.) of our longtime drafting instructor Russ Harvey 5W0, after a long battle with cancer. President Michael Rounds said, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our former drafting instructor Russ Harvey, a true Williamson [...]

2nd Annual Scholarship Celebration Dinner Provides a Thank You to Sponsors

2019-04-10T08:44:23+00:00 April 10th, 2019|

The benefactors who have provided endowed scholarships to Williamson students were recognized for their support and met with the scholars they are helping at the second annual Scholarship Celebration Dinner in the Rowan Hall dining room on April 4. Keynote speaker Michael Piotrowicz, Williamson’s longest-serving trustee, said, “I’m here to say thank you on behalf [...]

LIVE – I.V. Club Induction Ceremony

2019-03-19T15:57:48+00:00 March 19th, 2019|

Tune in this Thursday for the 2019 I.V. Club Induction at 6pm A program in chapel to induct new members into Williamson’s honor society, The I.V. Club will take place Thursday, March 21st at 6:00pm in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel. The 2019 inductees will be recognized for their leadership and embodiment of the core [...]

Crow Joins Williamson’s Board

2019-03-19T10:34:53+00:00 March 19th, 2019|

Timothy M. Crow, The Home Depot’s retired executive vice president, Human Resources, has joined Williamson’s board of trustees announced William J. Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman. Bonenberger said, “We were introduced to Tim because he serves on the board of a publicly traded company called Milacron, where Tom Goeke 8W0, who is also a Williamson board [...]

Flower Show Exhibit Wins Four Prestigious Awards

2019-03-14T16:50:00+00:00 March 14th, 2019|

   Williamson’s exhibit in the  Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, “Phytoremediation: Plants Planted Today for Tomorrow,” which demonstrated the amazing ability of plants to remove contaminants from the environment, won four prestigious awards.     The exhibit, which was competing in the education category, featured a wall with two halves, the first, [...]

Lighty Retires After 21 Years on Williamson’s Board

2019-03-13T15:07:10+00:00 March 13th, 2019|

Richard W. Lighty, Ph.D., retired from the board of trustees recently after 21 years of service, announced William J. Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman. Lighty was unanimously voted trustee emeritus by his fellow trustees and was presented with a resolution hand-written by a calligrapher and a gift of two Adirondack chairs made by Williamson carpentry students [...]

Winter Career Fair is Big Success!

2019-02-15T12:52:19+00:00 February 15th, 2019|

The winter Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center was very successful with over 100 companies, universities, and the Pennsylvania Air National Guard represented, said Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, placement director and fair coordinator. “There was a positive energy in the air and all of the trades were well represented; there was something for everyone. We [...]

Watson Gives Keynote Address At Founder’s Day 2019

2019-02-15T11:33:40+00:00 February 11th, 2019|

Founder’s Day, celebrating Isaiah V. Williamson’s 216th birthday last Thursday evening in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel, featured a keynote address by Trustee David Watson and the bestowing of two board of trustee awards and a Sons of the American Revolution’s award. In his remarks, Watson gave the students what he called simple rules with [...]

February 2019 Career Fair & Recruiter Panel

2019-02-11T16:50:54+00:00 February 11th, 2019|

This week, Williamson students and alumni will have the opportunity to interact with the college’s Workforce Development Partners in two exceptional ways! On Tuesday February 12th at 10:45 am watch Williamson’s second biannual Career Fair Panel live on this page or on Williamson's Facebook page. This unique presentation is designed to best prepare students for [...]

Watson Speaks at Founder’s Day Service on February 7

2019-02-11T11:00:02+00:00 January 29th, 2019|

All are invited to hear Williamson Trustee David Watson deliver the keynote address at Founder’s Day 2019 as we honor Isaiah V. Williamson at 6 PM, Thursday, February 7, in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel. David Watson has been familiar with the school his entire life. His grandfather, Conrad Watson, is a graduate of 1924. [...]