Lycoming College News

Explore the most bizarre objects in the universe during a planetarium show at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will offer two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on March 3 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport First Friday. The events are open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first seated.

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High school isolation and social pressures explored in play at Lycoming College

The estrangement and social pressures of high school are explored in the play, “columbinus,” to be held at 7 p.m., March 2, 3 and 7 in the East Hall Coffeehouse on the Lycoming College campus. East Hall is located on the corner of Franklin St. and Washington Blvd. A talk back session with the actors and director will be held after each production. The play is free and open to the public.

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Expert to discuss terrorist risks to international oil companies

Terry Hallmark, Ph.D., will discuss how oil companies approach analyzing and managing risks posed by terrorists and dictators, among other threats, around the world during a presentation titled, “Guerillas, Terrorists and Dictators: Above Ground Risks and Threats to Oil Company Assets.” The presentation will be held at Lycoming College at 7:30 p.m. on March 8 in the Mary Welch Honors Hall on the corner of 4th and Basin Streets. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Award-winning author to share insights about the opioid epidemic in the Heartland of America

Sam Quinones, a former Los Angeles-based journalist, will share the insights he gained while writing his book “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” during a presentation on April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Climate change expert to provide balanced view of research during presentation at Lycoming College

Richard Alley, Ph.D., will provide a balanced view of current research on climate change during a presentation at 7 p.m. on March 22 in the Keiper Recreation Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College named as a 2016-17 STEM Jobs Approved College

Lycoming College has been designated a 2016-17 STEM JobsSM Approved College by Victory Media, creator of STEM JobsSM media and resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The survey rates universities and colleges on their ability to connect programs and students with high-demand, high-growth STEM occupations.

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Comedian and gay activist to playfully explore gender, religion and climate change

Gay activist and comedian Peterson Toscano will playfully explore the serious worlds of gender, religion and climate change at 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the Clarke Chapel on the Lycoming College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College announces spring class of student teachers

The following Lycoming College students, listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College’s education program.

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Activist to speak on sexual health and sexual violence prevention

YouTube activist Laci Green will discuss sexual health and the prevention of sexual violence during a presentation at Lycoming College at 7:30 p.m. on March 1 in the Keiper Recreation Center. The presentation is free and open to college students, faculty and staff with a valid student ID.

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Lycoming College alumnus to speak about passion as the key to success

Lycoming College alumnus Robert Sclafani ’78, founding member and co-owner of Multi Image Group (MIG), will speak about his leadership, passion and personal values on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall, at the corner of Basin and Fourth Streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Support veterans through Volley for Vets event at Lycoming College

Students, faculty and staff are gearing up for Lycoming College’s annual volleyball tournament on Feb. 18 in the Keiper Recreation Center. Registration is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. with games beginning directly after. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Veterans of Foreign Wars through the VFW Post 7863.

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Panel of Lycoming College experts to discuss the future of energy

Six Lycoming College professors will discuss the future of energy during a panel discussion on Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall on the corner of 4th and Basin Streets. Admission to the event is free; light refreshments will be served.

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