Lycoming College News

Lycoming to host College Night Sept. 25

Lycoming College will host College Night, sponsored by the Lycoming County Counselors Association, on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the College's 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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Lycoming partners with Say Yes to Education

Say Yes to Education announced that it will partner with Lycoming College in an effort to make higher education more accessible and affordable for public high school graduates.

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In memoriam: Dr. Marshall D. Welch, Jr. 1929-2014

Dr. Marshall D. Welch Jr., 85, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home. Dr. Welch is the father of Lycoming College trustee Marshall Welch III.

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Sterngold's Works Chosen for National Ceramic Art Exhibition

Two ceramic works by art instructor Kathy Sterngold were selected for the 2014 “Visions in Clay” exhibition, named as one of the top five ceramic art shows in the nation by Ceramics Monthly magazine. The event opened on August 21 at the LH Horton Jr. Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in California. This year’s show features sixty ceramic works chosen from 329 entries.

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Scotty McCreery to perform at Lycoming College

The Lycoming College Campus Activities Board (CAB) is proud to announce that it will be host Mercury Nashville/19/Interscope Records recording artist Scotty McCreery. The show will be held in the Recreation Center on the Lycoming campus on Friday, October 24 at 8:00 PM.

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College Prep: A Success Story

Twenty rising high school seniors from across the county recently completed a two-week residential program at Lycoming College. The program was made possible by a generous gift from AT&T. Designed to introduce first generation students to a residential liberal arts college and campus life, the program offered non-credit academic courses lead by Dr. Caroline Payne, Professor of Political Science, and Dr. Jeremy Ramsey, Professor of Chemistry, and workshops on preparing for college and the admissions application process.

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M&T Gift Funds Research Lab

On Friday, August 8, M&T President Phil Johnson presented Lycoming College with a fifty-thousand dollar gift in support of the college’s first new academic building since 1989. Accepting the gift was Dr. Kent Trachte, president of the college.

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Williamsport Internship Summer Experience

This summer, Lycoming College launched the Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE). The WISE program offers students of varying disciplines the opportunity to partake in an internship in the local Williamsport community. The experience is designed to expand the students’ employability skills while enhancing their professional workforce experience. 

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College for Kids

While most Lycoming College students are enjoying their summer breaks, the campus continues to serve as an environment for learning. Nearly 200 area elementary and middle school-aged students in grades two through eight will be on campus July 21-25 for the 28th annual Lycoming College for Kids and Teens program. 

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Lycoming breaks ground for new Lynn Science Center

Lycoming College celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Lynn Science Center on June 18. The three-level, 26,000-square-foot facility will connect to the north end of the existing Heim Biology and Chemistry Building and will include a planetarium, classrooms, research and teaching labs, computer labs, faculty offices, student lounges and an atrium. Board chair Peter Lynn ’69 and his wife, Joyce, have made the leadership gift for the facility, which is expected to open for the 2015 fall semester.

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Lycoming hosts national genome consortium workshop

Lycoming College hosted 50 faculty and students for a National Science Foundation (NSF) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded workshop for the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching-NextGen Sequencing group (GCAT-SEEK) June 2-6. This consortium is funded through the NSF’s Research Collaboration Network for Undergraduate Biology Education Program. Participants came to campus from as far away as California, Minnesota and Texas. Jeff Newman, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of biology at Lycoming, is a co-principal investigator on the five-year, $445,000 grant.

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New graduate receives Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Cory Trego, of Pottstown, Pa., a 2014 Lycoming College biology graduate, is one of 51 students to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship. He plans to pursue a master’s degree in fisheries and wildlife biology and management at West Virginia University this fall.

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Staff Appreciation Day award-winners

Lycoming College celebrated the contributions of its staff members and presented its top five awards during the Staff Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 21. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the college. Nominations were received from both staff and faculty members, and the award-winners were voted on by a committee of their peers. In addition, 109 Service Awards were presented for every five years of completed service.

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