Lycoming College News

Taylor Kendra '15 receives Chieftain Award

Taylor Kendra of Sellersville, Pennsylvania was presented with Lycoming College's Chieftain Award during Honors Convocation on April 19. First presented in 1952, the award is the highest honor given to a graduating senior and recognizes the student who has shown the utmost dedication and leadership qualities while at Lycoming, and whose academic rank is above the median of the preceding senior class.

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Student leaders attend Student Leadership Challenge Experience in Gettysburg

Fifteen Lycoming College students traveled to Gettysburg to the first Student Leadership Challenge Experience (SLCE), a two-day off-campus experiential learning opportunity, on April 10-11 at the Gettysburg National Battlefield Park.

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Sarah Silkey, Ph.D., receives research award

Sarah Silkey, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Lycoming College, received the fourth annual Howard C. Berthold Faculty Research and Information Competencies Award from the college during a presentation on Thursday, April 23 in the Lycoming College Archives.

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Business and accounting students network at Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce PM Exchange

30 Lycoming College business and accounting students attended a PM Exchange April 16.

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Lycoming holds 9th Annual Leadership and Service Awards

The Seuren Leadership Speaker Series presenter was Clark Gaughan, a 1977 graduate of Lycoming College and past president of the Alumni Association Executive Board. Andrea Seuren, a 1976 Lycoming graduate, established the speaker series in 2007 in memory of her parents. The series’ purpose is to build a culture of leadership at the college that espouses service, ethics and critical thinking.

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Students teach art at Hope Enterprises

Students from the Lycoming College Department of Art worked with Hope Enterprises, an organization that provides community services to people with intellectual disabilities, in April to teach art classes to adults with developmental disabilities.

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Department of Education hosts social media speaker

The Lycoming College Department of Education hosted Cary Kurtz, a representative with the Pennsylvania State Education Association, to present on the effect social media can have on education professionals.

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Students present at Global Landscapes Conference

Six Lycoming College students presented their economics research at the Global Landscapes Conference, held at Kings College on April 16.

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Faculty member publishes book

Sarah L. Silkey, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Lycoming College, published the book “Black Woman Reformer: Ida B. Wells, Lynching, and Transatlantic Activism.”

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Ryan Adams, Ph.D., publishes article in anthropology journal

Ryan Adams, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology at Lycoming College, published “An Emerging Alliance of Ranchers and Farmers in the Brazilian Amazon,” a research article in “Tipití: Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America.”

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Kathryn Bathgate '15 selected as Fulbright Scholar

Lycoming College senior Kathryn Bathgate has been selected as one of 140 U.S. Fulbright Scholars in Germany for the prestigious opportunity to serve as an ambassador for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in Germany.

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Student Wins “Best Paper” at Conference

Amanda Barrett, a Lycoming College senior with a major in history and education certification, won “Best Paper” at the Pennsylvania West Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference and Undergraduate History Forum on April 11.

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Department of Communication presents Senior Digital Media Exhibition

The Lycoming College seniors in the Department of Communication’s digital media communication major will present an exhibition of their artwork on Friday, April, 17 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Digital Media Gallery in the Communication Building on the corner of Fourth and Franklin streets. The event is free and open to the public.

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History honor society inducts new members

The Lycoming College chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the honor society for history students, inducted seven new members during a ceremony on March 18.

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Students win Film & Video Festival Awards

The Lycoming College Department of Communication's Digital Media program awarded three Lycoming students for their work at the Student Film and Video Festival held on Tuesday, April 7.

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