Lycoming College News

Lycoming College Prep completes successful second year

Eighteen rising high school seniors from 18 different high schools across the country completed a two-week residential college-prep program at Lycoming College July 11-25. The program was made possible by a generous contribution from AT&T.

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Family Weekend to be held Sept. 18-20

Lycoming College will host its annual Family Weekend from Sept. 18-20. Registration will be open from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Saturday in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center.

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Professor Tran presents at art education conference in Beijing

Howard Tran, M.F.A, professor of art at Lycoming College, traveled to Beijing, China, to present at the 2015 Across the Divide - International Art Education Conference held in June at Beijing Normal University. Tran was one of 12 speakers from the United States that presented at the conference.

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Lycoming hosts Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies

The Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently hosted the Annual Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Studies (SRHCES) Summer Intern Meeting on Friday, July 17. Over 40 faculty and student interns from six academic institutions and other partners attended.

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Clean Water Institute supports summer research

Twelve students are spending the summer as interns with the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI). Several projects are being conducted under the direction of Mel Zimmerman, Ph.D., director of the Clean Water Institute and professor of biology, and Peter Petokas, Ph.D., research associate for the Clean Water Institute.

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Electron microscope to enhance research at Lynn Science Center

Students and faculty at Lycoming College will enjoy new advanced research capabilities in a range of subjects with the addition of a scanning electron microscope to the Lynn Science Center, which will open this fall. The acquisition of the microscope was made possible by a $110,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust, of Worcester, Mass.

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Lycoming named "2015 Great College to Work For"

Lycoming College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The college took honors in two categories, collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership.

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"A Retrospective Look" reception and gallery talk Aug. 7

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will host Lawrence Charles Miller’s "A Retrospective Look" exhibit from Thursday, July 23 to Saturday, Sept. 5. A reception and gallery talk will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4 at 25 W. Fourth Street, Williamsport. These events are free and open to the public.

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Students study identity and culture in Ireland

Eight Lycoming College students recently traveled to Ireland for the “Being Irish: an exploration of identity and cultural issues in Irish and Irish-American people” May term course. During their 10-day trip, they explored several towns in Ireland, including Bective Abbey, Trim, Rath Cairn, Loughcrew and Tara.

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Students learn global business in Europe

Ten Lycoming College students recently traveled to Europe for the Institute for Management Studies (IMS) European Business Experience May term course. During their 10-day trip, the students explored London, England; Brussels, Belgium; Bruges, Belgium; and Reykjavik, Iceland where they visited various business, government and cultural sights.

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College for Kids and Teens to be held on campus

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 27-31 for the 30th annual Lycoming College for Kids and Teens (CFK) program. Join Lycoming College for Kids and Teens as they “Occupy Mars” this summer.

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Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week to be held on campus

For the 25th consecutive year, Lycoming College will welcome nearly 1,800 students, volunteers and guests as it hosts the 37th annual Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW). Lycoming will host four sessions of PFEW from July 5-Aug. 8 with a fifth mirror session taking place at Pennsylvania College of Technology during the week of August 2-8.

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Staff members graduate from Leadership Lycoming

Two Lycoming College staff members, Alison Gregory, associate professor and associate dean and director of library sciences, and Jason Moran, director of admissions, were among the 22 members of the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2015 that graduated on Tuesday, June 23.

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Music department presents "Cellobration" June 28

The Lycoming College Music Department will host a “Cellobration” on Sunday, June 28 at 4 p.m. in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall on the corner of Basin and Fourth streets. This event is free and open to the public.

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