Economics News


Lycoming alumnus and Mexican governor to speak Sept. 19

Lycoming College alumnus Rafael Moreno-Valle Rosas, governor of the State of Puebla, Mexico, will speak as part of the college’s Institute for Management Studies’ James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. His presentation, “An Inside Look at Puebla, Mexico,” is free and open to the public.

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Panel discussion to feature three leading Pennsylvania business executives

Three of Pennsylvania's leading business executives and Lycoming College graduates will return to campus to participate in a panel discussion titled “Lycoming College Innovators and Entrepreneurs,” on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. The event is part of the College’s spring symposium on entrepreneurship and is being hosted by the Institute for Management Studies. Participants include Jay. W. Cleveland Jr., president and CEO of Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. Inc., Ron “Buddy” Knoebel, owner of Knoebels Amusement Resort, and Michael Warehime, chairman of Snyder’s-Lance Co. Moderator will be Bill Kelly, president and CEO of WVIA Public Media and host of the “Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal,” which airs on WVIA TV and FM.

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Connelly to lead Human Genome Sciences

Deirdre Connelly, a 1983 Lycoming graduate, will take the helm as president and CEO of Human Genome Sciences following the company's acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.

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Accounting students honored by PICPA

Lycoming College accounting students Daniel Angstadt, Kayla DeMar and Curtis Hoffer were recognized by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for their achievements in accounting.

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Institute for Management Studies speaker series to feature Klingerman

Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies will host Dan Klingerman, president and CEO of The Liberty Group, as part of the James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. Klingerman will present "Shale Gas Exploration: Driving an Economic Resurgence in Williamsport and Our Nation." The event is free and open to the public.

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Alumnus to present "Value Added Investing In Troubled Times"

Lycoming College alumnus Donald W. Hughes will present "Value Added Investing In Troubled Times," as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. The event will take place Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11.

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Student selected for Mathematical Sciences Research Institute summer program

Lycoming College junior Allyson Blizman is one of 18 students nationwide chosen to attend the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute summer program at the University of California Berkeley.

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Faculty and staff recognized at Honors Convocation

Three Lycoming College faculty and staff members were honored with teaching and service awards at the College's Honors Convocation on April 17. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the College.

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Lycoming graduate named one of Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

Deirdre Connelly, a 1983 Lycoming College graduate, has once again been named by Fortune as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Connelly is president of North American pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline. Ranked 37th on the list in 2009, she rises to 27th in 2010, joining the ranks of Oprah Winfrey (sixth) and this year's most powerful woman, Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.

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