Day of Giving on August 18 Benefits Presidential Scholarship Fund

On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Johnson College will host its first ever 24-hour Day of Giving fundraising event. Donations during the Day of Giving will benefit the Presidential Scholarship fund. By participating everyone within the community has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Johnson College’s students. To make a donation visit https://johnson.edu/dayofgiving/.

While campuses around the country closed, and the future of higher education became uncertain, Johnson College and its industry partners kept going. Students worked and learned first-hand just how essential they are to the workforce. They kept the economy moving forward in Northeastern Pennsylvania and beyond. They are fixing, building, and healing our communities, especially through this global pandemic.

Our students kept all of us going when our lives changed and we had to stay at home. Now it is our turn to give back to them.

Johnson College students receive the education, training and skills needed in today’s essential industries and are critical in helping others and supporting our economy. The more you can assist the College’s students to meet their educational goals, the more you will support the community in this unusual and critical time.

Johnson College Honors Scholarship Recipients

On October 10, 2012, over 100 Johnson College students, family and friends, donors, faculty, and staff gathered for the College’s Annual Scholarship Luncheon, which honored 2012-2013 scholarship recipients as well as donors.

Speakers at the event included donors George Sweda, of Sweda Advertising, and Jack Reager, of Blackout Design, who both spoke about the importance of supporting Johnson College and its students.

Presidential Scholarship recipient Ali Frankenfield ’13, a Veterinary Technology student, also addressed the crowd, sharing, “The fact that there are people out there who care about us students and donate their energy, time, and money to help us through the financial aspect of our college journey will never cease to amaze me. I owe them my heart and eternal gratitude.”


Johnson College Scholarship Luncheon Speakers
From left to right: George Sweda, Sweda Advertising; Ali Frankenfield ’13, Veterinary Technology, Phillipsburg, NJ; Jack Reager, Blackout Design


Recipients of The Anthony Ploskonka Memorial Scholarship
From left to right: Dominick Carachilo ’82, Johnson College’s Vice President of Academic Affairs; Sierra Smith ’13, Veterinary Technology, Springville; Ian Farrar ’14, Computer Information Technology, Dalton; Dr. Ann L. Pipinski, Johnson College’s President and CEO