Ken Langone’s Keynote Speech at Commencement, June 4, 2021

2021-07-08T16:28:29-04:00 July 8th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/lwMajZpvi7U Kenneth G. Langone, a financier, investor, and philanthropist who is best known as the co-founder of Home Depot, delivered the keynote address to the Class of 2021 at Commencement of Williamson College of the Trades in Media, Pa., on Friday, June 4, 2021.

Alumni Association’s Golf Outing is Huge Success!

2021-06-25T11:33:04-04:00 June 25th, 2021|

With a full-to-capacity 144 golfers, the Alumni Association’s 47th Annual George Patton 6W6 Golf Outing at the Paxon Hollow Golf Course on June 7 was a huge success. It didn’t matter if your golfing skills were top-notch or you were a beginner, playing in a foursome made it fun for all. The results were:1st place [...]

Extremely Successful All-Class Reunion Celebration Held

2021-06-24T10:07:01-04:00 June 24th, 2021|

As part of Commencement and reunion celebrations held during the weekend of June 4-5, alumni from classes ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’ between the years 1975-2020 attended the annual All-Class Reunion. Traditionally held in the fall, the reunion was delayed due to COVID-19, but the event was well worth the wait. Hosted at the Springfield [...]

Groundbreaking is held for the Judith B. and William B. Strine Dormitory

2021-06-24T13:44:40-04:00 June 22nd, 2021|

Construction of Williamson College of the Trades’ newest dormitory got underway with the groundbreaking ceremony for the Judith B. and William B. Strine Dormitory on June 5. President Michael Rounds said, “This is a super important event in the history of Williamson, groundbreaking for the Strine Dormitory. This new dorm is being made possible thanks [...]

James R. Clemens 3W4 Dormitory Opens with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

2021-06-24T13:42:59-04:00 June 21st, 2021|

With the two-year renovation of Stell Dormitory complete, the dormitory, renamed the James R. Clemens 3W4 Dormitory, was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 5. President Michael Rounds said, “Five years ago, we started an ambitious 5-year comprehensive capital campaign, Building for the Future. It was about ensuring that Williamson will be [...]

Wesley Student Center Groundbreaking Ceremony is held

2021-06-24T13:47:08-04:00 June 18th, 2021|

The long-held dream of a student center at Williamson came closer to fruition with a groundbreaking ceremony for the Joseph L. and Marion M. Wesley Student Center on June 5. When completed in January 2023, the Wesley Student Center will be a focal point in the center of the Williamson campus and will have three [...]

Langone’s Commencement Speech Inspires Class of 2W1

2021-06-24T13:56:08-04:00 June 17th, 2021|

Kenneth Langone, co-founder of The Home Depot, opened his keynote address during Williamson College of the Trades’ 128th Commencement on June 4 saying, “Being asked to speak at Williamson today is one of the greatest honors of my life.” The ceremony was held on the Betty and Russell 5W0 Harvey Athletic Field to maintain COVID [...]