Lycoming College News


Lycoming partners with American Rescue Workers for food recovery

The Lycoming College chapter of Food Recovery Network (FRN) has been fighting food waste and hunger daily since its inception in January 2014. The program’s main goals are to reduce the amount of waste that goes into our landfill, and to feed people in need within the Williamsport community. Last year alone, Lycoming’s FRN recovered 4,510.2 pounds of food.

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Chief Marketing Officer at SAP to speak at Lycoming College

Lycoming’s Institute for Management Studies (IMS) is pleased to welcome Global Chief Marketing Officer at SAP Alicia Tillman ’97 to present as a guest lecturer in the Harding Lecture Series. The event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. Her lecture, titled “Building Customer Loyalty in the Digital Age to Drive Profitability and Growth,” will examine how to create valuable customer experiences that drive differentiation, profitability, and growth for companies in today’s modern world.

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Lycoming College to host 2018 Pennsylvania Film & Video Arts Festival at AMC cinema

The Film and Video Arts program in the Department of Communication at Lycoming College will host the 2018 Pennsylvania College Film & Video Festival on Thursday, Sept. 27 beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m. at the AMC Classic Williamsport 11 cinema. The event will showcase the creative story-telling talents of select up-and-coming artists currently enrolled in post-secondary school in Pennsylvania, including Lycoming College students. This screening is free and open to students, staff, and faculty, as well as the general public, but seating is limited. 

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Lycoming College Continues Ascent in College Rankings

Lycoming College has risen 16 spots to land in the No. 131 position on the 2019 U.S. News & World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges list, representing an ascent of 33 places since the 2017 ranking. Additionally, the College moved up 108 places to the No. 309 position in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (WSJ/THE) US College Rankings 2019, coming in at No. 117 within the Northeast region. These rankings, along with recent recognition in the Princeton Review’s Best 384 Colleges, are a testament to the College’s effectiveness in creating a 21st-century education deeply rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. This approach to higher education provides the ideal environment for students to prepare for careers in this era of rapid change driven by advances in technology and robotics where the ability to adapt and solve new problems is in high demand.

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Lycoming County Counselors Association and Lycoming College invite local high school students to College Night

The Lycoming County Counselors Association and Lycoming College invite area high school students to attend “College Night” on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Keiper Recreation Center on the College’s campus. The event, organized and hosted by the Lycoming County Counselors Association (LCCA), offers high school students the chance to speak with representatives from 70 colleges and universities. This annual event is free and open to the public.

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A Message from the President: Welcoming the Class of 2022

During the last week of August, I joined faculty and administrative staff in welcoming the Class of 2022 to the Lycoming family. That welcome included the traditional Convocation ceremony held on the historic Upper Quad. Enjoying the beautiful Friday afternoon weather and the shade of the wonderful trees that populate the space, the new students absorbed advice from our faculty speaker Kerry Richmond, Ph.D., and Deans Miller and Kilpatrick. The Lycoming College Tour Choir also joined in the welcome by performing two lovely selections. Provost Sprunger lauded the incoming class’s many accomplishments and talents prior to presenting them for formal acceptance into the College, and I then had the honor of charging them to think deeply and act boldly during their time at Lycoming.

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Human resources veteran joins Lycoming College

Lycoming College today announced the appointment of Kacy Hagan as its director of Human Resources and Risk Management, where she will serve a key role as a senior officer on the administrative cabinet for President Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D.

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Lycoming College launches Entrepreneurship minor

Just one year after Lycoming College added entrepreneurship classes to the curriculum, and appointed Marshall Welch III to the position of Sloter Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, the College is débuting entrepreneurship as a new minor available to all students, regardless of their major.

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Lycoming College announces new biochemistry major

Lycoming College has added a new major in biochemistry to its program offerings as part of its ongoing commitment to curricular innovation. Available beginning with the 2018-19 academic year, the new program places Lycoming in the company of the best liberal arts and sciences colleges in the nation, and will enable Lycoming to broaden its curriculum, faculty, and coursework, to better attract, retain and graduate exceptional students.

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Lycoming begins academic year with New Student Convocation

Lycoming College welcomed the class of 2022 and transfer students to campus during its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 24. The traditional ceremony, which marks the beginning of each academic year, was held on the College’s upper quad near Clarke Chapel.

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Discover the “Spirit of Place” exhibition at the Lycoming College art gallery

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport and surrounding communities to the latest exhibition in its downtown art gallery, “Spirit of Place,” featuring works by Amer Kobaslija. The exhibition opens on Sept. 14, with an artist reception from 5 – 7:30 p.m.and a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. The Gallery is open Sept. 14 from 4-9 p.m.

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Lycoming establishes biology field station for experiential learning and research

Lycoming College recently established the Lycoming Biology Field Station* on 116 acres of land near the campus. The College’s biology department intends to use the field station for courses in aquatic biology, ecology, plant science, vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, and environmental biology as well as student research and practica projects.

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