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Education

Area students named to JCC Dean’s List for Spring 2021

The following students from Jamestown Community College were placed on the Dean’s List for academic excellence during the spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in at least 12 degree ...

Engstrom is interim provost, vice president for Academic Affairs

Dr. Daniel E. Engstrom, a native of Youngsville, Warren County, is now the interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at California University of Pennsylvania. Engstrom began his career at Cal U in 2001 as an assistant professor in the university’s technology education program. ...

Kennedy named director of UPB facilities management

BRADFORD — Rhett Kennedy of Bradford has been named director of facilities management at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, succeeding longtime director Peter Buchheit, who retired this summer. Kennedy, a 1992 Pitt-Bradford alumnus, comes to the position with more than 20 years’ ...

Smith earns promotion at NPRC

Northern Pennsylvania Regional College recently appointed Rick W. Smith Sr. as the vice president for institutional advancement and community relations. Smith will lead the college’s advancement, fundraising, brand development and promotion and will direct college-wide strategies to unify, ...

Universities are forming partnership

California, Clarion and Edinboro universities are forming a partnership that could change the face of higher education in western Pennsylvania. Under PASSHE’s plan for System Redesign, the universities will affiliate, building on their institutional strengths in order to expand high-quality ...

Pascarella receives recognition award

BRADFORD, Pa. – Jim Pascarella, web manager at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been chosen by his fellow staff members as the recipient of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s annual Staff Recognition Award. He was nominated by his co-workers Pat Frantz Cercone, ...