Alumni Day 2017 is a Great Success!

June 12th, 2017|

Alumni Day ’17, on June 3, kicked off with the invitation-only President’s Breakfast under a tent on the front lawn. After an opening prayer by Rev. Mark Specht 7W7, the large group enjoyed a hot breakfast buffet prepared by Tim Burbage, director of food services, and his staff. Then, opening words were given by Mary [...]

Class of 6W7 Celebrates its 50th

June 10th, 2017|

The Class of 6W7 had many highlights as they celebrated their 50th anniversary of graduating from Williamson Alumni Weekend, including the presentation of their class gift of $64,610, marching in the Commencement processional, and being among the guests of honor at the President’s Breakfast on Alumni Day. Their celebration began June 2, marching in gold [...]

Rowan Hall Renovation Project is Underway

June 9th, 2017|

Another exciting construction project is currently taking place at Williamson College of the Trades — the renovation of Rowan Hall. The project includes the expansion of the dining room, which will double in size to approximately 5,300 square feet. This will make it large enough to hold the entire student body and more. The lower [...]

The Passing of Carmen Martella, Our Longtime Machine Tool Technology Director

June 3rd, 2017|

We regret to inform the Williamson community of the passing of our cherished co-worker and longtime machine tool technology director, Carmen Martella, after a long battle with illness. President Michael Rounds said, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our friend and co-worker Carmen Martella, who lost his long and courageous [...]

Watch 1W7’s Commencement Ceremony Live

June 1st, 2017|

For the past several weeks, we have been striving to bring live streaming capability to Williamson, enabling us to broadcast events in real-time over the internet. After a bit of work, we are excited to announce that the Class of 1W7's Commencement will be live streamed on this page, beginning at 2PM on Friday, June [...]

Community Feels Extraordinary Impact of Service Week

May 30th, 2017|

Thirty nonprofit organizations in the area, and beyond, benefitted recently from Williamson College of the Trades’ second annual Service Week, a week in which almost the entire school — 250 students and 50 faculty and staff, as well as several trustees, alumni, and Auxiliary members — put into practice in a big way the school’s [...]

Goeke 8W0 Joins Williamson’s Board of Trustees

April 26th, 2017|

Thomas J. Goeke 8W0, president and CEO of Milacron LLC, a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, has joined Williamson’s board of trustees, announced William J. Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman. Bonenberger said, “I’ve been around Williamson a fairly long time and I have yet to see anyone connect with our students like [...]

Obermeier Joins Williamson’s Board of Trustees

April 24th, 2017|

James J. Obermeier, president and CEO of CYMA Builders and Construction Managers, of Blue Bell, PA, has joined Williamson’s board of trustees, announced William J. Bonenberger 7W9, board chairman. Bonenberger said, “I find it amazing how Williamson instantly clicks with certain people. They realize almost immediately that what Williamson does and how we do it [...]

Williamson Students Take 8 Gold Medals at SkillsUSA States!

April 21st, 2017|

Williamson’s reputation for producing outstanding tradesmen and well-behaved gentlemen was further cemented across the state as the 16 students in the SkillsUSA state competitions in Hershey, competing in groups and solo, took eight gold, four silver, and one bronze medal. Gold medal winners: Painting Competition - Collin Henry 1W8, paint and coatings technology Automated Machine [...]