Admissions News


Quintana Hess named director of admissions at Lycoming College

Jessica A. Quintana Hess has recently been named director of admissions at Lycoming College.

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Intensive entrepreneurship course for high school students held at Lycoming College

More than 2,000 high school juniors and seniors participated in an intensive, week-long business course that gave them first-hand experience with building a company from the ground up. Lycoming College hosted four of the sessions offered as part of the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week from July 3 to Aug. 6. The Pennsylvania College of Technology hosted a fifth session that runs concurrently with the August session.

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Students benefit from additional Stabler Foundation grant

Lycoming College students with a demonstrated need for financial help will continue to benefit from the Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Scholarship Fund. The Stabler Foundation has provided the college with $530,000 to augment their previous grants to their scholarship fund at the college.

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Lycoming College partners with a Los Angeles-based teen mentoring program

High school girls from traditionally underserved communities now have one more tool to help them complete college because of the recent partnership formed between Lycoming College and a Los Angeles-based teen mentoring program called Motivating Our Students Through Experience (MOSTE).

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Lycoming students to benefit from Hearst Foundations grant

Incoming students at Lycoming College with the greatest financial need will benefit from a $75,000 Hearst Foundations grant starting with the 2016-2017 academic year. The grant will help students from low-income families remain in school and graduate with less debt.

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College Night for local high school students Sept. 17

Lycoming College will host College Night, sponsored by the Lycoming County Counselors Association, on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Recreation Center. Area high school students interested in continuing their education will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 65 institutions of higher education. The annual event is free and open to the public.

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New Student Convocation held Aug. 21

Lycoming College welcomed the class of 2019 to campus during its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 21. The traditional ceremony, which marks the beginning of each academic year, was held on the college’s upper quad near Clarke Chapel.

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Family Weekend to be held Sept. 18-20

Lycoming College will host its annual Family Weekend from Sept. 18-20. Registration will be open from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Saturday in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center.

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Staff members graduate from Leadership Lycoming

Two Lycoming College staff members, Alison Gregory, associate professor and associate dean and director of library sciences, and Jason Moran, director of admissions, were among the 22 members of the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2015 that graduated on Tuesday, June 23.

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Lycoming College partners with Noble Network of Charter Schools

Lycoming College has agreed to partner with Noble Network of Charter Schools to close the financial aid gap for undocumented Noble students in the Pritzker Access Scholarship program. The agreement will be available to Noble seniors who have qualified for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a temporary federal relief from deportation, and are accepted to one of the four-year colleges in the agreement.

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Lycoming to host College Night Sept. 25

Lycoming College will host College Night, sponsored by the Lycoming County Counselors Association, on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the College's Recreation Center. Area high school students interested in continuing their education will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 65 institutions of higher education. The annual event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming partners with Say Yes to Education

Say Yes to Education announced that it will partner with Lycoming College in an effort to make higher education more accessible and affordable for public high school graduates.

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Konopski named vice president for enrollment management

Lycoming College President Kent Trachte, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Michael Konopski as vice president for enrollment management, effective July 1. Konopski will provide vision and direction for the college’s enrollment and financial aid offices and serve as a member of the senior leadership team. He will succeed James Spencer, who is retiring on June 30 after a highly successful 25-year career at the college.

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Lycoming partners with Knowledge is Power Program

KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) announced that it will partner with Lycoming College in an effort to increase college completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide.

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Lycoming College ranked among the nation's best institutions

Lycoming College continues to be recognized on a yearly basis as one of the best liberal arts and sciences institutions in the country. Outlets recently recognizing the college for its academic prowess include U.S. News & World Report, Forbes.com and The Princeton Review. Forbes.com also has acknowledged Lycoming’s financial fortitude.

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