College to Host 30th Annual Golf Tournament

Johnson College will host its 30th Annual golf tournament on Friday, May 19, 2023, at the Pine Hills Country Club in Taylor, PA. In observance of the 30th anniversary, this year’s tournament will feature added anniversary course competitions, raffle prize drawing, and a BBQ dinner for all to enjoy. 

All proceeds from the annual golf tournament support the Johnson College Presidential Scholarship Fund. Last year’s tournament raised more than $47,000 to support the Presidential Scholarship Fund. The scholarships are presented each fall to full-time students demonstrating financial need to finish their educational journey.

To learn more about this event or to register to golf, visit

Sponsors of this event to date include:

Presenting Sponsor: Gerrity’s Supermarkets

Gold Sponsors: Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters, Fastenal Company, L.R. Costanzo Company, Inc., Peoples Security Bank & Trust, Pepsi, PNC Bank, Simplex Homes, Vacendak Construction.

Silver Sponsor: Cable Associates, Toyota of Scranton

Cart Sponsor: ShopRite

Golfer Gift Sponsor: Troy Mechanical, Inc.

Breakfast Sponsor: Action Lift

Lunch Sponsor: Sordoni Construction Services, Inc.

Cocktail Hour Sponsor: Topp Business Solutions

Dinner Sponsor: Stevens & Lee

Hole-In-One Sponsor: Tasca Ford

Mulligan Sponsor: American Eagle Outfitters

Exclusive Tee Sponsors: Ability Recovery Service, LLC, CP3 Energy Systems, I.B.E.W Local #81, Knowles Associates, LLC, Milnes Engineering, NRG Controls North, Inc., Waste Management.

Presidential Scholarship Sponsors: Candy Frye, Citizens Savings Bank, Fiorelli Catering, Highland Associates

Pot O’Gold Sponsor: Nunzi’s Advertising

Platinum Marketing Sponsor: Condron Sweda Advertising

Advertising Sponsor: Lamar Advertising

Gold Print Sponsor: Sprint Print, Inc.

Pictured left to right –

Front row: Peter Danchak, PNC Bank; Joseph Fasula, Gerrity’s Supermarkets; Dr. Katie Leonard, Johnson College; Joyce Fasula, Gerrity’s Supermarkets; Deborah Kolsovsky, PNC Bank; and David Boniello, Simplex Homes.

Back row: Karen Baker, Johnson College; Bill Stevens, Sprint Print; Candy Frye, L.R. Costanzo Company, Inc.; Lisa Bonacci, Citizens Savings Bank; Marcelo DeSousa, Fastenal Company; Frank Kilyanek, NRG Controls North, Inc.; and Mary Kern, Johnson College.

CNC Machining Training at Don’s Machine Shop Now Enrolling

In conjunction with Don’s Machine Shop in West Pittston, Johnson College continues to bring CNC Machining training to Luzerne County. Starting July 24, 2023, students will train to utilize, maintain and program Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines inside Don’s Machine Shop’s classroom and lab at 100 Elm Street, West Pittston. Open enrollment for this 510-Hour CNC class is going on now. Space is limited. To learn more or enroll, visit or contact the Johnson College Continuing Education Department at 570-702-8979 or

CNC machinists manufacture precision products and components used in various applications such as automotive, medical, electronics, aerospace, transportation, military, and more. Industries throughout northeastern Pennsylvania are currently in need of well-trained CNC machinists.

This 510-hour class for beginner-level students includes theory and hands-on learning experiences. The hands-on training, delivered at Don’s Machine Shop, is on some of the most state-of-the-art equipment in the region. This unique, one-of-a-kind training will help open new career opportunities right away. This relationship truly demonstrates how industry is a Johnson College student’s campus. The cost of the class is $7,500. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

To learn more about Don’s Machine Shop, visit

6th Annual Carpentry Auction Raises $5,970 for Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA

Johnson College’s Carpentry Auction held on campus on April 12, 2023, raised $5,970 to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

More than 60 items were auctioned off, including cutting boards, tables, cabinets, a bookcase, and more. All items were created by students in the Carpentry & Cabinetmaking Technology program. Most of the items were made from re-purposed materials.

Photo Caption:  Pictured left to right: Kneeling: Andrea Marques, Johnson College student, Ken Stucker, Johnson College student, Aiden Martelli, Johnson College student, and Roger Orlandini, Johnson College student. Standing: Cheryl Friedman, CRNP, SANE-P, SANE-A, Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA, Darrielle J. Carter, AS Events & Public Relations Coordinator, Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA, Abbey Bowen, Johnson College student, Caitlyn Phillips, Johnson College student, Todd Campbell ’82, Capentry and Cabinetmaking Technology Program Director, Johnson College, Marsha Pigga, MA, Executive Director, Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA, Brendan Jarosh, Johnson College student, Michele Smith, BSW Project Safe & Smart Educator, Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA, Tony Kreutz, Johnson College student, and Austin Norris, Johnson College student.

Closer Look at Opportunities at Tobyhanna Army Depot Event

Johnson College is hosting a Closer Look: Opportunities at Tobyhanna Army Depot event on April 27, 2023, from 5 to 7 p.m. inside Woolworth Hall at its Scranton Campus.

Prospective students and their families can meet with representatives from Tobyhanna Army Depot to learn more about their facility and available careers. Johnson College’s Faculty members will be available to provide information about the curriculum and to answer questions about the academic programs. Members of the College’s Enrollment and Career Services departments will also be available to speak about the application and internship processes.

Programs that will be showcased at the event include two-year associate degrees in Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Biomedical Equipment Technology, Electrical Construction Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Technology, and Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Technology.

For more information or to register, contact the College’s Enrollment department at (570) 702-8856 or

To learn more about Tobyhanna Army Depot, visit

College to Host 6th Annual Carpentry Auction for Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA

Johnson College’s Carpentry & Cabinetmaking Technology program will host an auction to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA on Wednesday, April 12, 2023, inside the Moffat Student Center on the Johnson College Scranton campus. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the auction starts at 6:00 p.m. The auction is open to the public.  

More than 60 items will be available to bid on, including cutting boards, tables, cabinets, a bookcase, and more. All items were created by students in the Carpentry & Cabinetmaking Technology program. Many of the items were made from re-purposed material. The 2022 Carpentry Auction raised $5,781 to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA.

To learn more about the Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA, visit