WILLIAMSPORT - Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center have entered into an agreement that awards up to 12 general education credits to graduates of the LPN program to continue their education.

The partnership, initiated by the WATCH Project, an income-based program that assists individuals interested in careers in nursing and EMS health professions, is administered by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit and funded through a federal Health Professions Opportunity Grant.

The program serves a region that includes Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga and Union counties. To be eligible, participants must demonstrate income below self-sufficiency standard in their county of residence, be a U.S. citizen or eligible to receive federal benefits, and meet academic standards.

For more information, call Gaye Ranck Jenkins at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, 855-292-8246.