Putting education into
Every generation of young adults inherits a
set of social issues that must be addressed to
fulfill America’s promise of equality and fairness.
Understanding the constant need for reform,
Lycoming College professors challenge students
to actively engage in current events so they are
prepared to tackle pressing social issues.
Teaching is more than giving students facts and
figures and skills to make them solid employees.
Teaching also means challenging simple perceptions,
prompting introspection and developing a strong set
of ethics grounded by an appreciation for diversity
and teamwork. These facets lay the groundwork
for actively engaged citizens dedicated to service,
leadership and achievement.
We approached several of our expert faculty within
the social sciences and asked them to address some
of the issues they explore with Lycoming students.
The following opinion pieces demonstrate the
college’s commitment to guiding young minds to
becoming tomorrow’s leaders.
Teaching also means challenging
simple perceptions, prompting
introspection and developing a
strong set of ethics...
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