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Putting education into

action

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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