Re-watch video of Town Hall meeting

2020-08-07T12:20:33+00:00 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 Watch Town Hall Meeting video [...]

TOWN HALL Meeting – Fall 2020 Return to Campus

2020-08-05T11:42:51+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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+00:00 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 [...]

Electronic Version of the Spring Williamsonian is Now Available!

2020-04-14T12:56:24+00:00 April 14th, 2020|

The electronic version of the spring Williamsonian is now available [CLICK HERE]. The paper version is now being printed and will hit the mail before too long. Please note that this issue was prepared with pre-coronavirus information.

Horticulture Seniors are Sent into the World of Work

2020-03-13T16:03:32+00:00 March 13th, 2020|

The ten horticulture seniors were sent into the world of work at the conclusion of the Hort Senior Chapel on March 13. The ceremony was held two weeks early in reaction to the COVID-19 situation. The program began with Chaplain Mark Specht 7W7 giving an invocation followed by words from James McChesney, president of the [...]

Alumni Gather at Phillies Florida Spring Training Game

2020-03-10T17:20:14+00:00 March 10th, 2020|

President Mike Rounds and members of Williamson’s Advancement staff headed to sunny Florida in early March to spend an afternoon with Williamson alumni and friends at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training game in Clearwater. The event was co-hosted by Trustee Christopher J. Moyer, Sr. 0W0, founder, president and CEO of SME Solutions Group, Inc., which [...]

‘Waterless Wonder’ Flower Show Exhibit Receives Silver Medal

2020-03-04T10:04:00+00:00 March 4th, 2020|

“Waterless Wonder,” Williamson’s exhibit in the Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, demonstrating the adaptive abilities of Mediterranean plants to survive with little water, received a Philadelphia Horticultural Society silver medal. The exhibit, Williamson’s 25th, fit the show’s theme of “Riviera Holiday,” and made you feel like you were basking in the warmth [...]