Lycoming College News

College Night to be held for area high school students

Lycoming College will host College Night, sponsored by the Lycoming County Counselors Association, on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Recreation Center. Area high school students interested in continuing their education will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 65 institutions of higher education. The annual event is free and open to the public.

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New Student Convocation held Aug. 21

Lycoming College welcomed the class of 2019 to campus during its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 21. The traditional ceremony marked the beginning of the academic year and was held on the college’s upper quad near Clarke Chapel.

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Lycoming College remembers Emerita Trustee Phyllis Yasui

Phyllis L. Yasui, a former member of the Lycoming College Board of Trustees, passed away on Aug. 4. She was 84.

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Family Weekend to be held Sept. 18-20

Lycoming College will host its annual Family Weekend from Sept. 18-20. Registration will be open from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Saturday in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center.

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Lycoming College Prep completes successful second year

Eighteen rising high school seniors from 18 different high schools across the country completed a two-week residential college-prep program at Lycoming College July 11-25. The program was made possible by a generous contribution from AT&T.

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Family Weekend to be held Sept. 18-20

Lycoming College will host its annual Family Weekend from Sept. 18-20. Registration will be open from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Saturday in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center.

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Professor Tran presents at art education conference in Beijing

Howard Tran, M.F.A, professor of art at Lycoming College, traveled to Beijing, China, to present at the 2015 Across the Divide - International Art Education Conference held in June at Beijing Normal University. Tran was one of 12 speakers from the United States that presented at the conference.

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Lycoming hosts Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies

The Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently hosted the Annual Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies (SRHCES) Summer Intern Meeting on Friday, July 17. Over 40 faculty and student interns from six academic institutions and other partners attended.

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Clean Water Institute supports summer research

Twelve students are spending the summer as interns with the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI). Several projects are being conducted under the direction of Mel Zimmerman, Ph.D., director of the Clean Water Institute and professor of biology, and Peter Petokas, Ph.D., research associate for the Clean Water Institute.

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Electron microscope to enhance research at Lynn Science Center

Students and faculty at Lycoming College will enjoy new advanced research capabilities in a range of subjects with the addition of a scanning electron microscope to the Lynn Science Center, which will open this fall. The acquisition of the microscope was made possible by a $110,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust, of Worcester, Mass.

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Lycoming named "2015 Great College to Work For"

Lycoming College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The college took honors in two categories, collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership.

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"A Retrospective Look" reception and gallery talk Sept. 4

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will host Lawrence Charles Miller’s "A Retrospective Look" exhibit from Thursday, July 23 to Saturday, Sept. 5. A reception and gallery talk will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4 at 25 W. Fourth Street, Williamsport. These events are free and open to the public.

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Students study identity and culture in Ireland

Eight Lycoming College students recently traveled to Ireland for the “Being Irish: an exploration of identity and cultural issues in Irish and Irish-American people” May term course. During their 10-day trip, they explored several towns in Ireland, including Bective Abbey, Trim, Rath Cairn, Loughcrew and Tara.

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Students learn global business in Europe

Ten Lycoming College students recently traveled to Europe for the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) European Business Experience May term course. During their 10-day trip, the students explored London, England; Brussels, Belgium; Bruges, Belgium; and Reykjavik, Iceland where they visited various business, government and cultural sights.

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