Lycoming College News

Barn-raising in heart of Philadelphia a success

Several Lycoming College staff members participated in the urban version of a barn-raising at a charter school in north Philadelphia. The Lycoming volunteers joined hundreds of others to put the final touches on the new facility for the KIPP West Philadelphia Elementary Academy where students will begin classes at the end of August.

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Preschoolers try squash in healthy eating program developed by Lycoming College students

Peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, squash, and pumpkin were among the selections tested by both the brave and the wary during a new healthy eating program integrated at the STEP Head Start. The Harvest of the Month program introduces preschoolers from three to five years of age to the advantages of eating vegetables and fruits.

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Neuhard Rempe leads Lycoming College enrollment marketing efforts

Jennifer Neuhard Rempe has joined Lycoming College’s marketing and communications office as associate director, enrollment marketing. In this position, she will leverage her considerable higher education experience to help the institution further broaden its student enrollment reach in both new and existing markets.

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Popular sonatas highlight of upcoming piano and violin concert at Lycoming College

Violinist Lucy Russell and pianist Sezi Seskir will treat listeners to a delightful recital of hits from the Classical Period at noon on Sept. 1 in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall located on the corner of Fourth and Basin Streets. Admission is free.

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Lycoming College opens new U.S. markets for Dominican Republic coffee

New U.S. markets for Lycoming College’s Warrior Blue coffee prompted faculty and staff to purchase eight 100-pound bags of coffee from the coffee farms in the Dominican Republic during a trip in May. The new retail markets represent a significant growth since last year, when the group purchased only one bag for its newest line of coffees.

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Gettysburg battle offers Lycoming College students insight into leadership

An experienced southern general with one final shot at success plans a desperate attack in enemy territory. Facing him, a newly appointed risk-averse general is challenged to defend the North’s southern border. The result of the clash between the Confederate and Union armies at the Battle of Gettysburg turned the tide of the Civil War.

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Summer experience helps Lycoming College interns identify career interests

Local businesses and organizations hosted nearly 30 interns from Lycoming College to complete a wide-range of projects and to give the students insights into potential careers. The full-time internships were made possible by the College’s Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE) program, which connects qualified students with businesses and organizations in their field of study.

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Lycoming College students, faculty fill key roles with “Peter Pan” community musical

Although the lead actors of any show are usually given the credit for a spectacular performance, the show’s success is just as dependent on the back stage hands who make it all possible.

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Quintana Hess named director of admissions at Lycoming College

Jessica A. Quintana Hess has recently been named director of admissions at Lycoming College.

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Lycoming College students inducted into mathematics honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the national honor society for mathematics majors, inducted several students.

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Lycoming College again recognized as one of the best college workplaces in the nation

For the second consecutive year, Lycoming College has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top publication for colleges and universities.

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Lycoming College wins grant to digitally preserve and publicly share irreplaceable archaeological information

Thousands of photos, maps and data gleaned from Lycoming College’s Idalion archaeology site in the Republic of Cyprus will be made publicly available over the next several months because of the generous support of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. The foundation has awarded the College a $10,000 grant to offset costs of digital publication and the time required to input the data, currently existing only in limited hardcopy form.

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Dwarf stars, comets and small celestial objects are the highlight of planetarium shows at Lycoming College

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

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Outdoor challenges prepare Lycoming College students for leadership roles

Stepping up to help build Lycoming College’s new Outdoor Leadership and Education program are four students who completed instructor training in May. During the 20-day non-credit course, called Introduction to Outdoor Leadership, the students learned a number of skills that will prepare them to lead outdoor excursions.

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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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