Criminal Justice News


Policing and race presentation offered by Lycoming College criminal justice professor

Kerry Richmond, Ph.D., will discuss the issues of policing and race during a presentation on Dec. 7 at 7:15 p.m. in the Heim Science Building on Mulberry Street. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Transformational artwork of incarcerated men and women topic of upcoming presentation

Artist Phyllis Kornfeld will be sharing insights about her work with incarcerated people during a presentation on Nov. 2 at Lycoming College. Her presentation will be held at 4:30 p.m. in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Documentary highlights irony of American social issues

The public is invited to enjoy Michael Moore’s latest documentary, “Where to invade next,” which explores solutions to some of America’s most entrenched social issues that we can learn from other nations. The free film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.

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Lycoming College students inducted into criminal justice honor society

The Lycoming College Gamma Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, a national criminal justice honor society, inducted several students during a ceremony in April.

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Criminal justice agencies team up with Lycoming College

More than 40 members of local, state and federal criminal justice agencies took advantage of an open house at Lycoming College on May 4 to discuss ongoing needs, share news and network. They also learned more about potential collaboration opportunities with faculty and staff in the college’s Criminal Justice and Criminology department.

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Leading criminal justice expert to discuss legal ethics at Lycoming College

Ronald Sullivan, professor of criminal justice at Harvard University, will be discussing the “The Ethical Life of the Criminal Defense Lawyer” at Lycoming College Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets in Williamsport.

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Lycoming welcomes fifteen new faculty members

Lycoming College welcomed fifteen new full-time faculty members at the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.

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Lycoming College students inducted into Alpha Phi Sigma criminal justice honor society

Lycoming College recently inducted eight students into the Alpha Phi Sigma criminal justice honor society during a ceremony on April 8.

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16th Annual Strauser Lecture Series to feature "Building Safer Schools"

Allison Ann Payne, Ph.D., will speak at Lycoming College as part of the 16th annual Larry Strauser Lectureship in Criminal Justice on Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m. in Mary L. Welch Honors Hall, on the corner of Fourth and Basin streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Snowden Library to host author for talk and book signing

The Lycoming College Snowden Library will host mystery writer Margaret Murray to give a talk on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. Following the talk, Murray will have a signing of her book, “Forging Justice: A Restorative Justice Mystery.” These events are free and open to the public.

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Lycoming hosts "Windows from Prison" exhibit

Mark Strandquist will speak about his latest exhibit “Windows from Prison,” on Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in Lycoming College’s Pennington Lounge. This lecture is hosted by the Lycoming College departments of art and criminal justice and criminology, and is free and open to the public. Strandquist’s exhibit will be displayed in Pennington Lounge from Tuesday, Oct. 28 through Friday, Nov. 14.

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Lycoming to host performance by Theater for Social Change

The Lycoming College Criminal Justice-Criminology and Theatre departments in conjunction with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will host a performance of “The Letters Behind My Name” by the College and Community Fellowship’s Theater for Social Change (TSC). The event is free and open to the public and will be held Thursday, March 13 at 7 p.m. in Honors Hall.

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Strauser Lecture Series to feature U.S. judge and author

Frederic Block, senior U.S. district judge, Eastern District of New York, will speak at Lycoming College as part of the 15th annual Larry Strauser Lectureship in Criminal Justice on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m. in Honors Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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College to host Pennsylvania Prison Society

Lycoming College will host the Pennsylvania Prison Society as it celebrates its 225th anniversary on Thursday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center.

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Criminal justice professor receives award

Dr. Kerry Richmond, assistant professor of criminal justice at Lycoming College, received the second Berthold Research and Information Competencies Award from the College during a presentation April 17. The award is given annually to a faculty member who has exhibited a commitment to research and information competencies in assignments, collaboration, curriculum, mapping, professional development and scholarship.

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