Career Fairs Continue To Be Successful

2020-02-26T11:39:09+00:00 February 19th, 2020|

The winter Career Fair in the Restall Sports Center offered 122 registered companies for the 74 seniors seeking full-time employment and underclassmen looking for summer internships in their field. Margaret “Weemie” Kingham, Career Fair organizer and placement director, said the fair was very successful and offered students many options in their career searches. “All of [...]

Masonry Seniors Exposed to Concrete Industry in Las Vegas

2020-02-19T11:36:41+00:00 February 19th, 2020|

All 12 masonry seniors were exposed to national concrete and masonry organizations, did networking with company representatives, and built relationship with fellow masons from across the country during the World of Concrete 2020, in Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 4-7. The event brought together 54,000 concrete and masonry industry professionals from 1,310 companies, with 237 companies [...]

Feld and Johnson Announce Their Retirements

2020-03-02T12:38:17+00:00 February 10th, 2020|

Horticulture instructor Charles “Chuck” Feld and business instructor Dennis Johnson will retire June 1, announced Dr. Samuel Wrightson, vice president of education. Feld, who began full-time at Williamson in 2007 and was part-time one year before, said “I hope I gave my students enough practical experience in all phases of the horticulture industry to allow [...]

Board of Trustees’ decision following Trade Program Assessment

2020-01-23T15:22:45+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|

Since its inception, Williamson College of the Trades has been committed to providing trade programs that meet the needs of the young men it serves. As part of that commitment, two years ago the college embarked on a comprehensive assessment of our current trade programs. An overview of the extensive data collected by the college [...]

Honor Isaiah Williamson’s legacy on February 3

2020-01-28T12:49:14+00:00 January 14th, 2020|

Join us on Isaiah Williamson's birthday by honoring his legacy! Monday, February 3, 2020 We want to thank you for supporting Williamson College of the Trades. Your passion for helping qualified young men become respected leaders and productive members of society has truly made a difference. In an effort to further boost our mission and [...]

Students participate in Annual SkillsUSA competition

2020-01-08T12:19:29+00:00 January 7th, 2020|

Just before Christmas break, students from the Masonry, Carpentry, and Paint Shops took part in the SkillsUSA competitions in the shops, showing off their high level trade skills. In masonry, Zach Faust 2W0 came in first, Jim McGarrigle 2W1 came in second, and Bob Jones 2W0 came in third. In carpentry, Austin Lacey 2W1 came [...]

Trade Assessment Update Town Hall

2020-01-08T12:24:44+00:00 January 2nd, 2020|

Please join us for an important update. . . Trade Assessment Update Town Hall Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | 6:30PM Clara M. Schrenk Memorial Chapel in Rowan Hall Open to the public As outlined by Chairman Bill Bonenberger and President Michael Rounds, this town hall is the first update of Williamson's comprehensive trade program assessment. This [...]

Career Fair Breaks Attendance Record — Again!

2019-11-20T10:15:18+00:00 November 20th, 2019|

The Career Fair on Nov. 13 in the Restall Sports Center, with 130 registered vendors, set a new record that can’t be beat. “The room was completely full; there is no place to put more vendors,” said Margaret “Weemie” Kingham. “This is a nice problem, though. There were 130 companies that are interested in hiring [...]

3rd Annual Henry Rowan Day Honors Rowan And The Rowan Family

2019-11-18T17:05:10+00:00 November 18th, 2019|

Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, president of Rowan University, in his keynote address during the 3rd Annual Henry Rowan Day in the Clara Schrenk Memorial Chapel on Nov. 13, said “I consider Henry Rowan to be a hero of mine and I wanted to be like him.” Houshmand said in 1992, before Henry Rowan gave then [...]

Moyer 0W0 Joins Williamson’s Board

2019-10-22T13:35:54+00:00 October 22nd, 2019|

Christopher J. Moyer Sr. 0W0, founder, president and CEO of SME Solutions Group, Inc., has joined Williamson’s board of trustees, announced board chairman William J. Bonenberger 7W9. Bonenberger said, “The entire board is extremely excited about Chris coming on board! We have a great mix of alumni and non-alumni on our board and Chris will [...]