Lycoming College News

Lycoming College student earns Fulbright Award to teach overseas

Samantha Raup, a recent Lycoming College graduate with a major in French from Williamsport, Pa., earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Grant to teach in Senegal during the 2016-2017 academic year. The grant covers room and board, health insurance and most travel expenses to the west African democracy with an official language of French.

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Criminal justice agencies team up with Lycoming College

More than 40 members of local, state and federal criminal justice agencies took advantage of an open house at Lycoming College on May 4 to discuss ongoing needs, share news and network. They also learned more about potential collaboration opportunities with faculty and staff in the college’s Criminal Justice and Criminology department.

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Lycoming College student earns German Academic Exchange Service scholarship

Emily Yoder, an upcoming senior from Montoursville, Pa. majoring in German and anthropology at Lycoming College, earned the German Academic Exchange Service scholarship, often referred to by its German acronym of DAAD. The scholarship is given to students whose interest in contemporary German and European affairs supports their future studies, research or professional goals.

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Students at Lycoming College prepare for education careers

Several teacher candidates at Lycoming College have completed their student teaching experience to prepare them for careers in education. Most of the students obtained their first taste of teaching in local schools and represent a range of fields including mathematics, sciences, languages, early education and special education.

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Magical Classes for Kids, Teens Offered at Lycoming College

Don’t want to see your children vegetate over the summer or hear them whine about being bored? Then send them to college!

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Lycoming College professor selected for teacher education fellowship program

Amy Rogers, Ph.D., the director of Teacher Education at Lycoming College, and Cindy Allen, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Science at Lock Haven University, were selected to participate in the 2015-2016 Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship cohort of forty includes state policymakers, district superintendents and principals, school business officers, school board members, higher education deans and faculty members, statewide association leaders, parent leaders, education advocates, and other education and community leaders.

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Students earn departmental awards at Lycoming College

Lycoming College students were recognized by academic departments for high performance and service to the campus during award ceremonies this spring.

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Students recognized for fellowships and academic achievements at Lycoming College

Dozens of students were recognized for academic achievements during award ceremonies this spring at Lycoming College.

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Students recognized for mathematics and business achievements at Lycoming College

Several math and business majors at Lycoming College earned awards during a ceremony this spring.

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Students recognized for academic achievements and service at Lycoming College

High academic achievements and service to student life are among a number of attributes recognized during award ceremonies this spring at Lycoming College.

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Faculty and staff recognized for dedication to Lycoming College

Lycoming College professors and staff received awards for teaching excellence and dedication to students during award ceremonies this spring.

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Senior archaeology and history major awarded highest honors at Lycoming College

Lycoming College’s highest honor, the Chieftain Award, was conferred to Lindsay J. Decker, an archaeology and history major from Shapleigh, Maine, at an awards ceremony on April 17. The award recognizes the senior who has contributed the most to the college by supporting school activities, exhibiting outstanding leadership qualities and good moral character, working effectively with others, and whose academic rank is above the median of the preceding senior class.

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Lycoming College signs agreement with Mexican university for exchange program

Students from Lycoming College now have the ability to study at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) in Puebla, Mexico as part of an exchange agreement between the two schools. Students from UPAEP will also have the opportunity to study at Lycoming College.

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New honor society at Lycoming College recognizes leadership

Students at Lycoming College will now be able to have their outstanding leadership skills recognized by being inducted into a newly installed honor society at Lycoming College. On April 23, the executive director for Omicron Delta Kappa, Tara Singer, Ph.D., inducted 41 founding members into this prominent fraternal organization. She also presented President Kent C. Trachte with the college’s charter.

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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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