Nevels Encourages ‘Service’ at Williamson’s 124th Commencement

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 [...]

Watson Dorm is Dedicated on Alumni Day

June 13th, 2017|

Watson Dorm, Williamson’s first new dorm since 1912, was dedicated in a special ceremony on Alumni Day. The dedication opened with a prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7 and remarks by President Michael Rounds, Board Chairman William Bonenberger and David Watson, a member of the Board of Trustees and son of the late Wayne Watson [...]

122nd Alumni Banquet Highlights

June 12th, 2017|

The 122nd Alumni Banquet was held Saturday, June 3, at the Porch Restaurant at the Lamb Tavern in Springfield with Alumni Association president Bill Goodworth 8W2 acting as master of ceremonies.  The evening began with a reception and dinner, and then Joe Diggins and Steve Nash, chairmen of the Class of 6W7’s fundraising committee, presented [...]

Record-Breaking Number of Golfers Enjoy 44th Golf Outing

June 12th, 2017|

Even though a light rain came and went throughout the day, a record-breaking attendance of 144 golfers made the Alumni Association’s 44th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at Paxon Hollow Golf Club on June 5 a great success. The golfers played a 4-man best ball scramble format. The outing was organized and run by [...]

Alumni Day 2017 is a Great Success!

June 12th, 2017|

Alumni Day ’17, on June 3, kicked off with the invitation-only President’s Breakfast under a tent on the front lawn. After an opening prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7, the large group enjoyed a hot breakfast buffet prepared by Tim Burbage, director of food services, and his staff. Then, opening words were given by Mary [...]

Class of 6W7 Celebrates its 50th

June 10th, 2017|

The Class of 6W7 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $64,610, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began June 2, marching in gold [...]

Rowan Hall Renovation Project is Underway

June 9th, 2017|

Another exciting construction project is currently taking place at Williamson College of the Trades — the renovation of Rowan Hall. The project includes the expansion of the dining room, which will double in size to approximately 5,300 square feet. This will make it large enough to hold the entire student body and more. The lower [...]

The Passing of Carmen Martella, Our Longtime Machine Tool Technology Director

June 3rd, 2017|

We regret to inform the Williamson community of the passing of our cherished co-worker and longtime machine tool technology director, Carmen Martella, after a long battle with illness. President Michael Rounds said, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our friend and co-worker Carmen Martella, who lost his long and courageous [...]

Watch 1W7’s Commencement Ceremony Live

June 1st, 2017|

For the past several weeks, we have been striving to bring live streaming capability to Williamson, enabling us to broadcast events in real-time over the internet. After a bit of work, we are excited to announce that the Class of 1W7's Commencement will be live streamed on this page, beginning at 2PM on Friday, June [...]