Successful Week of Orientation for Class of 2W3

2020-08-28T17:10:00-04:00 August 28th, 2020|

It was a very successful and exciting week of orientation for the incoming freshman class. The class of 2W3 was introduced to all of Williamson's opportunities and resources while being prepared for the start of their 1,000-day journey. Executive staff reviewed college protocols established for a non-typical semester. This unique semester requires educating and training [...]

Class of 2W3 Begins Their 1,000-Day Williamson Journey

2020-08-28T17:18:06-04:00 August 26th, 2020|

The 101 members of the Class of 2W3 moved in today to what will be their new homes for three years as they begin their 1,000-day journey to becoming Williamson Men. The restrictions of COVID-19 made Move-in Day a little different from past years with everyone wearing face masks, social distancing, and having their temperatures [...]

Rowan University and Williamson College Are Working Toward a Historic Partnership

2020-08-24T12:19:42-04:00 August 24th, 2020|

Acting in the spirit of their shared benefactor, Rowan University, of Glassboro, N.J., and Williamson College of the Trades are working toward an arrangement that will provide Williamson students with opportunities for dual enrollment and access to Rowan’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering technologies and construction management.  Both institutions received transformational gifts from [...]

Former Trustee Auchey ’58 Passes Away

2020-08-10T09:26:46-04:00 August 10th, 2020|

Trustee emeritus Flynn L. Auchey, Ph.D., 5W8, who served on the board from 2007 to 2014, passed away Aug. 6, announced President Michael Rounds. Rounds said, “We were saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Auchey yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Gloria and his family. We are so thankful for the [...]

Re-watch video of Town Hall meeting

2020-08-07T12:20:33-04:00 August 7th, 2020|

For those who were unable to watch the live broadcast of Williamson's virtual Town Hall meeting last evening (August 6, 2020), the archived video is available. Key components of the college’s reopening strategy were discussed. Questions may be submitted to the college via email at contactus@williamson.edu. Watch Town Hall Meeting video [...]

TOWN HALL Meeting – Fall 2020 Return to Campus

2020-08-05T11:42:51-04:00 July 30th, 2020|

Join us ONLINE Thursday, August 6 to watch the Fall 2020 Return to Campus TOWN HALL Meeting.Thursday, August 6, 20207:00 pm Williamson College of the Trades is holding a virtual Town Hall meeting regarding the Fall 2020 Return to Campus on the evening of August 6th at 7:00pm. Chaired by President Michael Rounds, the panel [...]

Williamson’s Fall 2020 Athletic Programs

2020-07-16T11:35:40-04:00 July 16th, 2020|

In compliance with the decision of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA), Williamson College of the Trades has decided to cancel the 2020 Fall athletic season. All practices and competitions for Williamson’s Cross Country, Football and Soccer programs are officially canceled. "Intercollegiate competition is a very important [...]

Wrightson and Tomlinson ’75 Announce Their Retirements

2020-06-08T17:06:39-04:00 June 8th, 2020|

Vice President of Education Samuel Wrightson Jr., Ph.D., and Glenn Tomlinson 7W5, director of paint and coatings technology, have announced their retirements from Williamson, announced President Michael Rounds. Tomlinson retired May 30 and Wrightson retires June 30. Wrightson, who began at Williamson in 2015, said “When I was at the West Point Prep School and [...]

Class of 2W0 Graduates With ‘Drive-Through’ Ceremony

2020-06-02T14:08:52-04:00 June 2nd, 2020|

There was no tent, stage, caps and gowns, or family members sitting in attendance. But while many colleges across the country held virtual commencements, or no commencements, Williamson College of the Trades held a “Drive-In” Commencement. On Friday, May 29, 72 of the 74 members of the Class of 2W0, wearing face masks and observing [...]

Learning Continues at Williamson — Online

2020-04-28T11:29:48-04:00 April 28th, 2020|

If you were to drive onto Williamson’s campus these days of the coronavirus pandemic, you might think you had entered a ghost town. The stillness is overwhelming. But that is deceptive. There is a lot going on. It’s just not visible. Spring courses are continuing and so is learning — online. Instructors are teaching from [...]