Howley Dormitory Groundbreaking Ceremony Held

2023-03-27T16:22:49-04:00 March 27th, 2023|

Construction of a 72-bed dormitory took a big step forward with the Howley Dormitory Groundbreaking Ceremony on March 21. The dormitory is named Howley Dormitory in honor of the donors who contributed $7 million toward its construction - Nick and Lorie Howley and the Howley Family Foundation. Nick Howley, founder and chairman of the Howley [...]

Spring Career Fair Grows to Biggest Success Yet!

2023-03-14T17:47:33-04:00 March 14th, 2023|

Williamson’s Career Fairs, which began very humbly and small 17 years ago, grew to the largest, most successful yet when representatives of 161 companies and two schools attended the spring fair in the newly opened Joseph L. and Marion M. Wesley Student Center on March 7. Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, director of placement and fair coordinator, [...]

The Thomas and Agnes Heenan Chapel Mezzanine is Dedicated

2023-02-24T09:10:10-05:00 February 24th, 2023|

Addressing the students during The Thomas and Agnes Heenan Chapel Mezzanine Dedication recently, John Heenan, who along with his wife Bernadette, donated the money to build a mezzanine and renovate the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel, said they were not investing in a mezzanine but in them. “I’ve been told that the money will allow Williamson [...]

Obermeier Delivers Founder’s Day Keynote Address

2023-03-21T16:15:42-04:00 February 23rd, 2023|

Founder’s Day, a day to honor the legacy of Isaiah V. Williamson and celebrate what would have been his 220th birthday, featured a keynote address by trustee James Obermeier, the bestowing of the board of trustee’s C.W. Schrenk 4W9 Young Alumnus Award and the Isaiah V. Williamson Award, and the Sons of the American Revolution’s [...]

Founder’s Day 2023

2023-02-03T16:42:14-05:00 February 3rd, 2023|

The Trustees, Students, Staff & Faculty invite you to celebrate the 220th birthday and honor the legacy of our Founder Isaiah Vansant Williamson on Founder’s Day Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 6:00 PM at Williamson College of the Trades Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel 106 S. New Middletown Road Media, PA 19063 - or - Join [...]

Alumni Face-Off Against Students in Cornhole Tournament

2023-02-16T16:00:07-05:00 January 27th, 2023|

Williamson alumni and students faced-off to determine who was “Boss of the Toss” in Williamson’s first Alumni/Student Cornhole Tournament on January 26 in Williamson’s Restall Sports Center. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Williamson Association of Alumni (WAA) and Williamson’s Office of Student Life, hosted 11 student teams and nine alumni teams for a [...]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officially Opens Joseph L. and Marion M. Wesley Student Center

2023-01-26T14:20:40-05:00 January 26th, 2023|

President Michael Rounds, in his welcoming remarks at the Joseph L. and Marion Mr. Wesley Student Center Ribbon Cutting ceremony recently, said “We are here to celebrate a once in a lifetime event in the 134 year history of Williamson College of the Trades, the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Joseph L. and [...]

Donors Visit Electrical Shop Open House

2022-12-15T17:08:02-05:00 December 12th, 2022|

Some of the major donors who have helped make Williamson’s newest trade, Construction Technology - Electrical Emphasis, possible, got to see the shop they helped fund on Tuesday in an Electrical Shop Open House. After being greeted by members of the Advancement staff in the lobby of Rowan Hall, the group had lunch in the [...]

Williamson Masons Lend Skills to Washington Crossing National Cemetery

2022-12-07T15:39:27-05:00 December 7th, 2022|

Williamson’s masonry seniors spent three days completing a very worthwhile community service project recently while also getting some practical hands-on experience and, in a way, becoming a part of American history. The project was constructing a base for a statue of General George Washington praying at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Bucks County. The students, [...]

Thanks to your incredible generosity, this year’s Giving Tools-Day was a record-breaking success!

2022-11-30T15:42:54-05:00 November 30th, 2022|

Tom Goeke 8W0 was so inspired by the outpouring of donations that he increased his matching gift to $75,000 yesterday afternoon—and YOU ANSWERED! We received $82,456 from 173 donors, of which 65% were alumni! Our grand total for Giving Tools-Day with the matching gift is $157,456!! Thank you for helping make Giving Tools-Day our best [...]