Family Weekend 2015

Friday, September 18

TimeEvent
1 to 7 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary football tickets and enjoy a snack.  The Class of 2019 photo will be available for purchase.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

Sorry, this cruise is sold out.  

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport. The boat will leave the dock at 6:30 p.m. sharp. You are encouraged to arrive by 6:15 p.m.

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Hiawatha Wing Cruise- Second Cruise

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying "wings and things" aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

*Lycoming families and students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Hiawatha, located at 2205 Hiawatha Boulevard, Williamsport.  The boat will leave the dock at 8 p.m.  You are encouraged to arrive by 7:45 p.m. 

7 p.m.

Family Weekend Concert - Clarke Chapel

Lycoming College Band and Chamber Choir

8 p.m.

Campus Movie:  TBA- Room G-11, Heim Building
This movie is sponsored by campus activities board.

8 to 9:30 p.m.

Quizzo - East Hall Coffee House

Prove you are a trivia master!  Join Lycoming families for a snacks and a fun game of trivia.

9 to 11:00 p.m.

Family Bowling Night - Faxon Bowling Lanes, 1225 River Avenue, Williamsport

Enjoy 2 hours of "Asteroid Bowling" with LYCO families! Shoe rental, pizza and soft drink included!

10 p.m.

Campus Movie:  TBA
This movie is sponsored by campus activities board.

Saturday, September 19

TimeEvent
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Family Weekend Check-In and Parent Headquarters - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Please stop by to pick up your guide to family weekend, complimentary football tickets and enjoy a snack. The Class of 2019 photo will be available for purchase.

9 to 9:30 a.m.

State of the College Address - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Dr. Kent Trachte, President of Lycoming College

9:30 to 10 a.m.

State of the Freshman Class Address - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Andrew Kilpatrick, Dean of First-Year Students, will share fun photos and an update on how the Class of 2018 has been doing since 1st Weekend.

10 to 10:45 a.m.

Study Abroad Information Session - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Join Philip Witherup, coordinator of study abroad and travel courses, to explore international study opportunities for your student and have your questions answered.

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lynn Science Center Open House

Lynn Science Center AtriumVisit Lycoming’s new 26,000 square foot facility that brings all physical sciences together under one roof!  Explore the Cleveland Atrium, Detwiler Planetarium, campus plaza, green space, rain garden courtyard, high-tech classrooms, labs and study areas.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$5.70 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

11 to 11:45 a.m.

Faculty Open House - Pennington Lounge, Academic Center

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Lycoming College Choir Open Rehearsal - Clarke Chapel

Enjoy a choir rehearsal with Dr. Chris Jackson, conductor,and one of the finest college musical groups in the East.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Homecoming Tailgate Lunch

Enjoy a tailgate lunch under the tent at the Shangraw Athletic Complex before cheering on various Lycoming athletics teams!

$10 per person, $10 per Lycoming student. Advance registration required.

 

12 p.m.

Women's Soccer: Lycoming v. Arundel C.C.Shangraw Athletic Complex

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

1:30 p.m.

Football: Lycoming v. King's - David Person Field

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

3 p.m.

Men's Soccer: Lycoming v. Keystone - Shangraw Athletic Complex

Complimentary tickets available at registration table in Burchfield Lounge only.

4 p.m.

Men and Women's Tennis: Lycoming v. Kings - Bruce E. Henry Park, Ritchey Street and Miller Ave. Williamsport

4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$8.45 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

6 p.m.

Family Weekend Dinner - Bullfrog Brewery, "Jeremiah Room," 229 West Fourth Street

Gather with Lycoming families for a buffet dinner that includes pulled pork BBQ, grilled chicken, hot sausage with peppers and onions, potato salad, mixed green salad and chocolate cake.

Sorry, this event is sold out.  

8 p.m.

Senior Class Reception at the President's House

President Kent Trachte and Dr. Sharon Trachte invite members of the senior class and their families to a reception at the President's House.

8 to 9 p.m.

Hiwatha Wing Cruise III 

Mingle with Lycoming families while enjoying “wings and things” aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat!

8 p.m.

Campus Movie:  TBA- Room G-11, Heim Building
This movie is sponsored by campus activities board.

9 p.m.

Family Entertainment- Clarke Chapel

Details are forthcoming. This program is sponsored by the office of student programs ad leadership development.

10 p.m.

Campus Movie:  Frozen- Sing Along - Room G-11, Heim Building
This movie is sponsored by campus activities board.

Sunday, September 20

TimeEvent
9 a.m.

Sunday Mass: St. Boniface Catholic Church - 326 Washington Blvd, Williamsport

9 a.m.

Worship Service: First United Methodist Church - 604 Market Street, Williamsport

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Gamma Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - East Hall Coffee House

Membership into Order of Omega is based solely on academic achievement.  Only students within active Greek Organizations are admitted with a 3.5 cumulative grade point average at the start of their junior year or a 3.5 semester their junior or senior year.  Family is welcome to join us for light refreshments as we celebrate our students’ scholastic successes.

10:30 a.m.

Protestant Ecumenical Service - Clarke Chapel

Join Lycoming students and families for a worship service in historic Clarke Chapel. The Lycoming College Choir will offer various musical selections.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday Brunch in the Dining Hall - Dining Hall, Wertz Student Center

$5.70 per non-Lycoming student, cash or credit card

Register

Points of Interest

  • Streeter Campus Store Hours - Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m-5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Special: One free t-shirt per family with a $50 purchase!
  • Downtown Art Gallery- 25 W. Fourth Street Friday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Explore Williamsport’s newest art gallery!  This premier downtown space is within walking distance of campus and features Weeds by artist in residence, Nicole Dextra.