Lycoming College News

President Trachte appointed to college association's board of directors

Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., president of Lycoming College, was elected to a three-year term on the Association of Independent Colleges & Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) board of directors during its annual meeting in Harrisburg in April. His term begins in September and runs through June 2019.

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Students step up to spruce up the community

Raking, planting, power washing, and painting were among the tasks easily dispatched by Lycoming College students to help area residents living with unexpected and life-changing hardships to complete their spring cleaning.

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History professor earns recognition for promoting strong research fundamentals

Christopher Pearl, Ph.D., assistant professor of history at Lycoming College received the Howard C. Berthold Faculty Research and Information Competencies award for 2016 during a presentation on April 19 in the college’s Snowden Library.

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Two Lycoming students earn awards at film festival

Tim Vasey, a senior digital communications major from Lewisburg, Pa., and Emily Rupe, a senior photography and printmaking major from Wrightsville, Pa., took home two of the four awards announced at Lycoming College’s 9th annual Student Film and Video Festival on April 19.

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A love for spices and fanfare are highlights of medieval cooking

Yale historian Paul Freedman, Ph.D., shared some of the outstanding characteristics of cooking techniques and food preferences of medieval Europe during a presentation at Lycoming College April 7.

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Lycoming College alumnus and influential Mexican governor to deliver commencement address

Rafael Moreno Valle, the 38th governor of the Mexican state of Puebla, will deliver the keynote address at Lycoming’s 168th commencement on May 7.

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Lycoming College, Muncy Historical Society, Northcentral Chapter 8 unite to offer one-of-a-kind archaeology experience to area youth

Children of all ages will enjoy learning about archaeology from Lycoming College students who are offering a hands-on program on April 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Muncy Heritage Park and Nature Trail, 601 Pepper St.

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Lycoming College to offer "Stories in the Stars" planetarium shows on May 6

Lycoming College will be offering two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on May 6 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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Four alumni and friends of Lycoming College to be honored for lifetime achievements

Doubling or tripling the size of a business over the course of a career is an accomplishment. Growing a business to 20 times its size is a feat only a few can claim, including Richard “Dick” Yuengling, president and owner of D.G. Yuengling and Son. When Yuengling purchased the nation’s oldest brewery from his father in 1985 with an output of only 137,000 barrels a year, he knew he had to grow to survive. And to survive, he had to shake up the company’s business approach by significantly ratcheting up marketing and sales and streamlining processes to stimulate growth. By 2012, the company had become the largest U.S.-owned brewery and the 4th largest beer distributor in the country, currently producing about 2.5 million barrels of beer a year, all in the U.S.

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Lycoming College biology professor earns neuroscience award

Mary Morrison, Ph.D., professor of biology at Lycoming College, received the Carol Ann Paul Educator of the Year Award from the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience organization. The national award recognizes a member of the organization for notable efforts to promote the effective teaching of neuroscience at the undergraduate level.

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Rare interview offers glimpse into the African American jazz culture of the 1960s

Author, activist and jazz enthusiast Askia Touré discussed the influence of jazz on literature and music during the 1960s and 1970s in a rare interview published in the recently released issue of “Brilliant Corners.” The journal is a unique blend of literature about jazz compiled by Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D., professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College.

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Students gather to promote literacy and civic engagement during read-in event

Saturday mornings are usually pretty quiet at Lycoming College’s Snowden Library. On Feb. 6, however, groups of students convened around the fireplace to read aloud and raise money for a great cause.

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Create a rainbow while participating in 5K walk/run for Alzheimer's Association

The brothers of Lycoming College’s chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon will be hosting a family-friendly 5K run on April 16 at 11 a.m. to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The run will begin at Brandon Park on North Market Street in downtown Williamsport.

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Join the Lycoming College Tour Choir for its send off performance, art auction

Help send the Lycoming College Tour Choir on its upcoming tour by joining the singers for a performance on April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Clarke Chapel, located on the college’s campus. Admission is free.

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Visiting Egyptologist to speak at Lycoming College April 13 and 14

Meghan Strong ’07, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge, will offer two public lectures on Egypt next week in the Heim Science building, Room G-11, on Mulberry Street. Both events are free and open to the public.

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