Education

Milton Hershey School to Build Free Early Learning Centers for At-Risk...

Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company filed a petition in the Orphans’ Court Division of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas...

New Machining and Robotics Apprenticeship Opportunities Available in Allegheny County

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for three apprenticeship programs at New Century Careers in Allegheny County through the Department of...

Estate of College of Medicine Professor Emeritus donates $1 Million for...

The estate of Dr. Alphonse E. Leure-duPree, former associate dean for academic achievement and professor emeritus of neural and behavioral sciences at Penn State...

PennDOT Resumes Motorcycle Safety Training Courses 

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced through the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program it is partnering with multiple vendors to resume motorcycle safety training classes...

PA Awards Over $7 Million For Healthy Foods At Elementary Schools

The Department of Education announced that more than 230 elementary schools will receive grants totaling more than $7 million to provide students with fresh...

PA Education Department Unveils New Equity-Focused Resource Hub

The state Department of Education unveiled a new resource for Pennsylvania’s educators and communities to evaluate, reimagine, and strengthen equitable practices in their schools...

Governor Vetoes Bill Dealing with Attendance at School Sports

Governor Tom Wolf today vetoed House Bill 2787, which would have mandated that school fall activities be under the sole jurisdiction of local school...

Elizabethtown College Launches RN to BSN program Amid Nationwide Nursing Shortage

Elizabethtown College's School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) launched the region's first five-week, 100 percent online accelerated RN to BSN program. The new program is...

PA Health Secretary calls on College Students to help Stop Spread...

"We need your help!"  That's the message Pennsylvania's Health Secretary had for college students. The state is reporting a significant increase in COVID-19 cases...

Scholarship Program Seeking Pennsylvania’s Top Youth Volunteers

In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it's more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service. Today through November...

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