July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Education

University of Scranton Holds Commencement

The University of Scranton conferred more than 930 bachelor’s and associate’s degree recipients at its undergraduate commencement on May 31 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre. Scott R. More...

Towanda Garden Club Scholarship is Awarded

Ceirra Pipher was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Towanda Garden Club scholarship. She is a graduate of the Northeast Bradford School District. The scholarship was presented at the Northeast Bradford High School Awards ceremony.  More...

Wyalusing Student Alexis Keefe Awarded ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship

Wyalusing resident Alexis Keefe, 20, has been selected to receive an ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship (ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship). More...

Area School Districts Named Finalists for Rural Education Grant

In the Bradford County area, two school districts have been announced as finalists in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. More...

Sporn Earns Honors at Lafayette

Zachary Sporn of Athens was honored by Lafayette College for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation. More...

Athens Area High School Grad Gets Taste of Culture in Cyprus

Brooks Johnson of Sayre was one of 26 students from Susquehanna University who recently spent time in Cyprus as part of the university’s Global Opportunities (GO) program.  More...

Graduates Named at Bloomsburg

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania released its list of spring 2015 graduates.  The following students from the Rocket-Courier coverage area have earned degrees:  More...

Holdredge Recognized by State Board of Directors

At the general membership meeting of the Susquehanna County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR), Ellen Holdredge was presented a Certificate of Commendation awarded by the State Board of Directors for PASR.  More...

Blasi Graduates from Kent State

Stephanie Blasi graduated from Kent State University with a Master of Music from the College of the Arts.  Blasi is among the more than 4,500 students who received bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, associate and educational specialist More...

Misericordia University Holds Nurses’ Pinning Ceremony

The Misericordia University (MU) Nursing Department recently held a pinning ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall to honor undergraduate nursing students in the traditional Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) program and the RN to BSN Exp More...

Tunkhannock Man Accepted Into Program

Mark Schork of Tunkhannock was accepted into The University of Scranton’s Kania School of Management Business Leadership Honors Program.  More...

New Albany Girl Graduates With Honors

Kelby Rae O’Neil, New Albany, graduated summa cum laude from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre in May 2015.  O’Neil obtained dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Neuroscience and Medical Studies. More...

Area Students Named to Dean’s List

Wilkes University Provost Anne A. Skleder announces the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester.  The following students were listed from the Rocket-Courier coverage area:  More...

Mansfield Students Awarded Highmark Healthcare Scholarships

Mansfield University students were awarded the Highmark Healthcare Scholarship for Rising Juniors for the 2014- 15 academic year.  More...

Mountaineers Earn Scholar Athlete Honors

Sixty-six Mansfield University student-athletes earned Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar- Athlete honors for their hard work and dedication in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year.  Among those receiving PSAC Schola More...

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