45th Reunion

Class of 1972

We look forward to welcoming the Class of 1972 back to Lycoming to honor your 45th reunion. We hope you will enjoy reconnecting with old friends as you remember your time at Lycoming and reflect on your journey since graduation.

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45th Reunion Committee

  • Janet (Turzak) Barlett ‘72
  • Jim Burget ‘72
  • Gail (Pearce) Maurer ‘72
  • Gary Spies ‘72

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Staff Liaison

Erin Miller '07
570.321.4231
millerer@lycoming.edu


Class of 1972 Goals

$135,000 / 49% Participation


Gifts to Date*

$236,311


Class Participation to Date

35%

*Gifts from July 1, 2016 through May 17, 2017 are counted towards your reunion goal

45th Reunion Featured Events

For a full schedule of events and registration information, see the Alumni & Reunion Weekend events page. 

Friday, June 2

TimeEvent
10:30 a.m.

Golf Tournament - Williamsport Country Club

Enjoy the Williamsport Country Club’s beautiful course with alumni and friends.  The driving range and clubhouse are also open to guests.  Lunch, beverages and post-play hors d’oeuvres are provided.  A collared shirt is required.  Cargo shorts and denim are not allowed.

$100 per person, $60 per country club member

Advance registration required, foursomes welcome but not required

6 to 8 p.m.

45th Reunion Reception- Mary L. Welch Theatre Lobby

Kick off Alumni Weekend with members of the class of 1972! Enjoy connecting with fellow classmates as you celebrate your 45th reunion.

Complimentary appetizers, bar and whiskey tasting

Your class reunion photo will be taken during the reunion reception

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Welcome Party with Faculty, Staff and Coaches - Lynn Science Center Atrium

Start Alumni Weekend off right! Gather in the Lynn Science Center and enjoy snacks, beverages and the company of faculty, staff, coaches and friends.

$10 per person

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Pub Crawl with the Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) - Meet in front of the Lynn Science Center to walk downtown with the group

The AAEB invites you to join in a Williamsport pub crawl. Dr. Phil Levesque ’00 will be your guide for a not-to-be-missed evening on the town!

Approximate Itinerary:
The Moon and Raven 10:45 p.m.
The Brickyard Restaurant and Ale House 11:30 p.m.
The Old Corner Hotel 12:30 a.m.
The Pub 1:15 a.m.

Saturday, June 3

TimeEvent
9:30 a.m.

All-Alumni Rally and Breakfast - Lamade Gymnasium

All alumni and friends are encouraged to join us for a breakfast during which the alumni association executive board (AAEB) will present this year’s awards. President Kent Trachte will share a Lycoming College message and reunion awards will be revealed in a variety of categories including loyalty, participation, unity and GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade) unity. 

  • Darra B. Gordon ’95 - Angela R. Kyte Outstanding Alumni Award
  • Meghan E. Strong ’07 - Taunia Oechslin Young Alumni Award
  • Joseph O. Bunce III ’63 - Dale V. Bower Service Award
  • The Reverend Dr. Thomas V. Wolfe ’78 - Dr. James E. Douthat Outstanding Achievement Award

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Planetarium Show - Detwiler Planetarium, Lynn Science Center

See the stars and learn more about the universe during a show in Lycoming’s state-of-the-art planetarium. Experience the facility that has expanded opportunities for all students on Lycoming’s campus, as well as the Willimsport and Lycoming County communities.

Seating on a first-come, first-seated basis

12 to 2 p.m.

Picnic at Pennington - Penny’s Plaza (on the south side of Pennington Lounge)

Relax in the sun on Penny’s Plaza while enjoying a picnic lunch, beverages, lawn games and the company of friends. Campus tours will be available during the picnic. Please check in at the registration table at the lunch to indicate your interest in the tour.

$12 per person

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

1:30 p.m.

The Not-So-Newlywed Game - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Join us for our take on the well-known traditional game. Find out how well (or not) our Lyco sweethearts know each other and play along with your companions while enjoying the show!

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

3 p.m.

Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony - Lamade Gymnasium

Celebrate with alumni being inducted into the Lycoming College Hall of Fame during the annual ceremony and reception that follows.

  • Joe Andrie ’12 – Men’s Swimming
  • Bobby Brown ’11 – Men’s Tennis
  • Jessica (Bennett) Brusgard ’08 – Women’s Soccer
  • Mike Doherty ’08 – Men’s Lacrosse
  • Kristina (Peacock) Manciocchi ’08 – Women’s Lacrosse
  • Matt Mendola ’04 – Football
  • Ryan Yaple ’08 – Football

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

3 to 4 p.m.

Alumni Class - Jonas Room, Wertz Student Center

Connect with one of Lycoming’s newest faculty members, Dr. Sarah Holstein, as she presents on a special topic in her field of psychology. Reconnect with your learning spirit in this special course offering only at Alumni & Reunion Weekend!

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

4 to 5:15 p.m.

Alumni Class: Cupcakes and Cocktails - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Mixology meets sweets in this unique pairing experience. Enjoy dessert-inspired cocktails paired with sweets that complement.

$8 per person

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

6 to 10:30 p.m.

Bash on the Quad! - Fultz Quadrangle

Make plans to be at the signature Alumni & Reunion Weekend event! Enjoy the Glow Party with dinner and drinks, and then turn your attention to DJ Raw who will spin tunes that will inspire you to be a star on the interactive LED dance floor!

$25 per person

Advance registration required

Menu: Mediterranean Salad, Tuscan Chicken, Pork Roulade, Lemon Baked Cod, Lemon Gnocchi, Grilled Marinated Vegetables, Angel Food Cake and Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Sunday, June 4

TimeEvent
8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Farewell Brunch - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

$12 per person.

Advance registration required

10 a.m.

Choir Rehearsal for Chapel Service - Clarke Chapel

All former members of the Lycoming College Choir are invited to rehearse one musical selection that will be performed under the direction of Rev. Walter Edmonds ’67 at the Chapel Service at 10:30 a.m.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

10:30 a.m.

Chapel Service - Clarke Chapel

All alumni and friends are welcome to join in a worship service that includes a performance by Lycoming College Choir alumni under the direction of Rev. Walter Edmonds ’67.

All are welcome

All Alumni Weekend Events

Senior Party

Class Officers
1972 Graduation