Lycoming College News

Lycoming College professor earns Young Leaders Award from industry group

Heather Demshock, an assistant professor of accounting at Lycoming College who resides in Williamsport, Pa., has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Young Leaders Awards by the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.

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Health care expert to discuss how to plan for future health needs

Lycoming College trustee and alumna Leigh T. Howe ’78, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of Windsor Healthcare Equities, will give a presentation on investing in health care companies on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall, at the corner of Basin and Fourth streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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Birdwatch in the Night Sky during an upcoming planetarium show at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will offer two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport’s First Friday events. 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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Director of Lycoming College's Clean Water Institute earns environmental award

Melvin Zimmerman, Ph.D., director of Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute, received the Outstanding Coldwater Conservationist, Professional award from the Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited at the council’s annual meeting on Sept. 10.

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Lycoming seminar on great artists

Lycoming College invites the public to explore some of the greatest European artists by enrolling in the seminar, “Great Artists of the Western World.” The offering is part of openLYCOMING, a program launched earlier this year to help enrich the lives of the members of the Williamsport community.

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Documentary highlights irony of American social issues

The public is invited to enjoy Michael Moore’s latest documentary, “Where to invade next,” which explores solutions to some of America’s most entrenched social issues that we can learn from other nations. The free film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.

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College Night to be held for area high school students

Lycoming College will host “College Night” on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Lamade Gymnasium. 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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Artist presents works in a variety of media during Lycoming College exhibit

Lycoming College will present the artwork of Ben Sloat in the Digital Media Gallery from Sept. 22 through Nov. 14. The public is welcome to attend a free opening day reception on Sept. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the gallery, which is in the Mass Communication Building on Basin Street.

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Arts Center Collaboration Enhances Lycoming College Access

Lycoming College will have expanded access to the Community Arts Center — a wholly owned subsidiary of Pennsylvania College of Technology in downtown Williamsport — to present performing arts, academic and community outreach events.

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Lycoming College student completes inspiring internship at Mt. Vernon Estate

For Lycoming College student Maggie Slawson, portraying a member of George Washington’s household during the summer was altogether a different experience than she expected — it was life-changing.

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Special needs children gain lasting memories about their natural world

Children with special medical or cognitive needs learned more about their natural world from two college interns who staffed Camp Victory’s Nature Center and taught campers about environmental awareness this summer.

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Results of fish monitoring project show creek restoration efforts are a success

During the past 10 years, fish habitat structures consisting of root wads, log vanes, mudsills and other constructed materials have been placed along streams and creeks in Lycoming County. Three of the projects in the Loyalsock Creek Watershed have involved monitoring by Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute, most recently by senior ecology major Dom Novella of Hastings, Pa.

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Ross to lead new Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences at Lycoming College

Lycoming College is pleased to announce the promotion of Susan Ross, Ph.D., to associate provost for experiential learning. She is responsible for the College’s new Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences, which pairs students with important educational experiences including internships, research and global education opportunities.

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New center at Lycoming College to expand internship, research and international travel opportunities

Lycoming College is pleased to announce the opening of its Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences for the Fall 2016 semester. The Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences oversees key programs including internships and career advising, funded student-faculty research, and global education experiences.

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Local ROTC cadets present flags at Little League U.S. championship game

Fifteen local Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC) cadets revved up the crowd at the U.S. championship Little League game on Aug. 27 by presenting the U.S. and Pennsylvania state flag during a color guard ceremony to kick off the game.

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