Johnson College to Host Events Members News March 15, 2023 Closer Look Event Johnson College is hosting a Closer Look event at Five Star Equipment at 1300 Dunham Drive, Dunmore, PA, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Prospective students can learn more about the College’s Heavy Equipment Technology program while getting a sneak peek at new, industry-immersed classroom and lab space. Johnson College’s two-year Heavy Equipment Technology Associates Degree program prepares students to succeed as well-trained, mechanically minded, hard-working technicians with heavy equipment dealers and contractors. Instruction involves classroom theory, live shop demonstrations, and repair of heavy equipment currently used in industry. Making repairs on actual equipment is vital to skill development. The Johnson College Enrollment team, Heavy Equipment Technology faculty, and members of industry partner, Five Star Equipment, will be on hand to answer questions regarding the program, career opportunities, and the enrollment process. For more information or to register, contact the College’s Enrollment department at (570) 702-8856 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Women In Industry Event In honor of Women’s History Month, Johnson College’s Special Programs Department will be hosting a Women in Industry event on March 29, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Health Science Center on the Johnson College Scranton campus. The theme of this event will be women’s entrepreneurship, with a focus on how women can start their own businesses. It will feature two speakers: Donna J Kane, Branch Manager for Fidelity Bank, and Maggie Calpin, owner of Nibbles and Bits, a gourmet chocolate shop in Dunmore. They will use their expertise as fierce supporters of the community to inform, encourage, and inspire attendees to pursue opportunities in entrepreneurship. The event will also feature an interactive chocolate-making activity with materials supplied by Nibbles & Bits. This event supports the College’s Women in Industry initiative and its goals to provide networking opportunities, collaborate on industry-related projects, and support women in industries that are still considered “non-traditional.” To learn more or to register for the event, visit johnson.edu/women-in-industry.