Alumni & Reunion Weekend 2017 - Schedule of Events

To assist young alumni in attending Alumni & Reunion Weekend, we are proud to offer GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade) pricing for many of our events. On campus housing available for all alumni. Rooms at local hotels are also available.

Friday, June 2, 2017

TimeEvent
7:30 a.m.

Alumni Association Executive Board Meeting - Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board endeavors to promote the mission and vision of the college to be recognized nationally among the best liberal arts academic institutions. The 32-member board is comprised of alumni from across the decades, and works to support alumni and students, current and future, by developing relationships and opportunities for personal and professional growth, philanthropic spirit, passion for service, and excellence in developing the overall foundation of the college community.

Learn more

10:30 a.m.

Golf Tournament - Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country Club Drive

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 permitted.

$100 per non-member, $60 per member

Advance registration required, foursomes welcome but not required

3 p.m.

On-Campus Housing - Crever Hall & The Douthat Commons

Live on campus for the weekend in a “single” or pair up with some of your friends to recreate the roommate experience. On-campus housing is available in the newly remodeled Crever Hall and The Douthat Commons. Learn more.

Room keys can be picked up at Registration in Burchfield, and in Safety & Security in Rich Hall during times when registration check-in is closed.

The cost is $75 per person, $60 per GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade)

Advance registration for on-campus housing required

3 to 9 p.m.

Registration - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

All alumni and friends are encouraged to check in, enjoy a snack and pick up a nametag and schedule of events. Those staying on-campus may pick up room keys.

*If you are staying on campus and arrive after 9 p.m. please check-in with the Office of Safety & Security on the garden level of Rich Hall

6 p.m.

50th Reunion Dinner and Medallion Presentation- Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Members of the Class of 1967 and a guest are invited to a special dinner honoring their Golden Anniversary. President Kent Trachte will present reunion medallions and certificates to the class. Dress is business casual.

This event is complimentary for members of the Class of 1967 and a guest.

Menu: Caesar Salad, Dual Entrée: Beef Tenderloin and Diver Scallops, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus and a Sacher Torte. Wine service with dinner.

Advance registration required

6 p.m.

Heritage Club Reunion Dinner Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall

The Heritage Club dinner honors alumni who have celebrated more than 50 years since graduation from Lycoming College. Dress is business casual.

$20 per person

Menu: Caesar salad, Dual Entrée: Pan Seared Salmon, Champagne Chicken, Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus and Strawberry Shortcake. Wine service with dinner. 

Advance registration required

6 to 8 p.m.

Reunion Receptions - Mary L. Welch Theatre Lobby

All reunion receptions include complimentary appetizers and drinks, including a whiskey tasting.

Class reunion photos will be taken during the reunion reception

45th Reunion, Class of 1972 Photo at 7:00 p.m.
40th Reunion, Class of 1977 Photo at 7:05 p.m.
35th Reunion, Class of 1982 Photo at 7:10 p.m.
30th Reunion, Class of 1987 Photo at 7:15 p.m.
25th Reunion, Class of 1992 Photo at 7:20 p.m.
20th Reunion, Class of 1997 Photo at 7:25 p.m.
15th Reunion, Class of 2002 Photo at 7:30 p.m.
10th Reunion, Class of 2007 Photo at 7:35 p.m.
5th Reunion, Class of 2012 Photo at 7:40 p.m.

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Warrior Club Advisory Council Reception - Keiper Recreation Center

This event is by invitation only.

7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Welcome Party with Faculty, Coaches & Staff- 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 2:00 a.m.

AAEB Pub Crawl - Downtown Williamsport

Meet in front of the Lynn Science Center to walk downtown with the group

The alumni association executive board (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
10:45 p.m. The Moon and Raven
11:30 p.m. The Brickyard Restaurant and Ale House
12:30 a.m. The Old Corner Hotel
 1:15 a.m. The Pub 

This event is complimentary

Advance registration appreciated, walk-ins are welcome

Saturday, June 3, 2017

TimeEvent
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Registration - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

All alumni and friends are encouraged to check in, enjoy a snack and pick up a nametag and schedule of events. Those staying on-campus may pick up room keys. If you are staying on campus and arrive after 12 p.m. on Saturday, please check-in with the Office of Safety & Security on the garden level of Rich Hall.

8:00 a.m.

50th Reunion Coffee in the College Archives - Snowden Library Archives, Lycoming Academic Center

Members of the Class of 1967 and a guest are invited to enjoy coffee, donuts and memories before heading to the All-Alumni Rally and Breakfast together. A collection of 50th reunion items will be on display.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

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 are welcome

11:30 a.m.

Dedication of the Class of 2016 Gift - Flag Court, Fultz Quadrangle

Join the Class of 2016 for a dedication of their class gift, a plaque commemorating the Warrior Honor Pledge. 

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Planetarium Shows - 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.

These shows are complimentary.

Seating on a first-come, first seated basis

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Warrior Club Advisory Council Meeting

The Warrior Club Advisory Council members serve to enhance Lycoming’s athletic programs by engaging with alumni, parents and fans to maximize the financial support and affinity for Lycoming athletics, while advising the College on strategic athletic initiatives.

12 to 2 p.m.

Picnic at Pennington - Penny’s Plaza (in front 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, $10 per GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade)

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

12 to 3 p.m.

Alumni Council for Fraternity and Sorority Life - East Hall Coffee House

The Alumni Council for Fraternity and Sorority Life serves in an advisory role to support and maintain the mission of Lycoming College through the enhancement of fraternity and sorority activity. Members impact active organizations, encourage alumni engagement, and support the quality and character of fraternities and sororities at Lycoming College for students and alumni.

1:30 p.m.

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

The AAEB invites you to join us for our take on the traditional Newlywed Game. Find out how well (or not) our Lyco Sweethearts know each other, and play along with your sweetheart while enjoying the show! 

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

3 p.m.

Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony - Lamade Gymnasium

Celebrate with alumni who will be 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 ’10 – 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, w
alk-ins are welcome

2:30 p.m.

50th Reunion Campus Tour - Tour leaves from Burchfield Lounge

Members of the Class of 1967 are invited to special reunion tour of the Lycoming College campus.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

3 to 4 p.m.

Alumni Class: Psychology - Jonas Room, Wertz Student Center

Join Dr. Sarah Holstein for an exploration into the field of psychology. Topic will be announced before the weekend.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

4 to 5 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

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Swimming Reunion - Keiper Recreation Center Atrium

Join coach Jerry Hammaker in celebrating the 70th and 45th anniversaries of the men's and women's swimming programs at Lycoming College. All former Lycoming swimmers are invited to this reception to connect with teammates, friends and other swimming alumni. 

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

6 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, $20 per GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade)

Advance registration required

Sunday, June 4, 2017

TimeEvent
8:30 to 11 a.m.

Check-Out for On-Campus Housing - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

The time has come to say farewell to your room in the residence hall and turn in your room keys and lanyards. All guests must check out by 11 a.m.

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Farewell Brunch - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

$12 per person, $10 per GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade).

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 appreciated, 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 accompanied by Zach Sten '70 under the direction of Rev. Walter Edmonds '67 .  Chip Edmonds '98 will share the message during this special service.

All are welcome


Register Online

Streeter Campus Store Hours

Friday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Downtown Art Gallery Hours
Friday 2 to 9 p.m.
Saturday 1 to 9 p.m.

On-Campus Housing is Available!
Live on campus for the weekend in a “single” or pair up with some of your friends to recreate the roommate experience. On-campus housing is available in the newly remodeled Crever Hall and The Douthat Commons. The cost is $75 per person, $60 per GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade).

On-campus housing is economical, fun and functional, but it offers minimal amenities. Bed linens (fitted sheet, flat sheet and pillowcase), a thermal blanket, bath towel, hand towel and washcloth are provided. You must bring your pillow.

Lamps, nightlights and clothes hangers are not furnished; if you need them, please bring them with you. Beds are extra-long twin size. Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. We would never room you with a stranger. Please note that checkout time is 11 a.m. on Sunday. All rooms must be vacated by this time, and keys must be returned to Burchfield Lounge before you leave campus.