Natural gas presentation at MU
MANSFIELD - Paula Ballaron of Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) will present overview of the SRBC's involvement within the natural gas industry from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in Mansfield University's Allen Hall, Room 104.
This is the April installment of the Shale Speaker Series sponsored by The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University.
Light refreshments will be provided at the presentation.
For more information on the Shale Series Speakers and The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University, visit mansfield.edu/marcellus-institute.
40 and eight nurses scholarships available
Students enrolled in an accredited Nurses Training program contact Jim Powell at 265-2251 for an application for financial assistance to help pay for their program costs.
Powell is chairman of the Bradford/Sullivan County Nurses Training Program for Voiture 549 of the veteran's organization, The Forty and Eight. To date they have awarded more than $90,000 to students who have chosen nursing as a profession in our local area. Second, third or fourth year nursing students are eligible for the scholarship. After the application is returned, with supportive documentation, a personal interview will be scheduled with you , Powell and his committee. At a general meeting of Voiture 549 he will present the successful candidates name and their "credentials" to the membership for final approval and selection. Students chosen to receive the scholarship will be invited to a dinner along with their family members and be presented with the check.
Student's work published
SELINSGROVE - Abigail Hess, Hughesville, recently had her piece "The Hive" published in Essay, a campus literary magazine at Susquehanna University.
Launched in 2000 and published annually, Essay includes creative nonfiction pieces such as memoirs, personal essays and literary journalism contributed, selected and edited by Susquehanna students.
Hess is a senior creative writing major at Susquehanna. She is a 2009 graduate of Hughesville High School and the daughter of Thomas and Jean Hess.
BILL Lunch and Learn
series: 'Thebes Excavation'
LEWISBURG - The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning's Lunch and Learn program will host the presentation, "The Thebes Excavation Project: The First Two Seasons," at noon Tuesday at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village at The Village Common, 6 Tressler Blvd.
Kevin Daly and Stephanie Larson, associate professors of classics at Bucknell, will present some of the results of their excavation in Greece from 2001 and 2012. They also will present the history and mythology of the city of Thebes.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m.; beverages and a light dessert will be provided. Participants may bring their own lunch or purchase a soup-and-sandwich lunch (lentil soup with ham salad on croissant) for $5 by contacting the BILL office at 522-0105 or lifelonglearn email@example.com by noon the day prior to the program; payment can be made at the door.
The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning (BILL) has provided adult learners in the Central Susquehanna Valley a broad range of educational and intellectual opportunities since its inauguration during the fall of 2009.
Spring term classes began Feb. 25 and will run through April 2. Fall term classes will run Sept. 23 through Nov. 1; information for the fall class schedule will be available in August.
For more information about BILL events, call 522-0105.