Lycoming College News

Kasey Uppling '15 presents research at 2014 PACEC Convention

Kasey Uppling, a senior at Lycoming College, presented “First Things First: Using Assessment to Inform Early Literacy Instruction,” her early literacy research, at the 2014 Pennsylvania Council for Exceptional Children (PACEC) Convention on Nov. 21 in Harrisburg, Pa.

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Laura Brennan '15 named PennACE Student of the Year

Lycoming College senior Laura Brennan, a photography and biology major, was recently selected as the winner of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PennACE) JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the Liberal Arts category. Each year, the award is given to recognize notable interns at eligible institutions in the state of Pennsylvania for four different categories: Technical, Liberal Arts, Business and Associates Degree.

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Students prep for finals with "Snowden 'til 2"

Lycoming College’s Snowden Library will host its annual "Snowden 'til 2" Friday, Dec. 5, beginning at 9 p.m.

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Biology Department hosts 75 high school science teachers

The Lycoming College Biology Department hosted 75 high school science teachers on campus for the annual Biology Teacher’s Workshop. This year, the teachers rotated through four activities and talks, which presented them with new ideas and methodologies to implement in their classrooms. Karen Avery ‘94, a Montoursville High School Biology Teacher, plays a key role in planning and hosting the workshop.

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Linh Nguyen wins Freshman Writing & Research Prize

Linh Nguyen, an economics major from Hanoi, Vietnam, was the winner of 2014 Freshman Writing & Research Prize. She is the first international student to win the prize. Linh’s paper, “Gender Portrayal in Disney Animation,” explores how gender roles in Disney animations have evolved over time. Her paper is available on the Lycoming College’s Institutional Repository, and it will be published in Schemata, an online journal showcasing work from across Lycoming’s curriculum.

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Dr. Bonita Kolb keynote speaker at WVIA ArtScene Conference

Dr. Bonita Kolb, associate professor of business administration at Lycoming College, was the keynote speaker at the annual WVIA ArtScene Conference: Building Our Arts Community Through Marketing. The Conference was held on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the WVIA Public Media Center in Pittston, Pa.

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Art Faculty Show at downtown gallery

The Lycoming College Art Faculty Show will open Friday, Dec. 5 from 4-9 p.m. with a Meet the Artists Reception from 6-8 p.m. at 25 W. Fourth Street, Williamsport. The exhibit, on display until Dec. 19, is free and open to the public.

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Students and faculty present at Susquehanna River Symposium

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) faculty and student interns presented research findings at the 9th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium, “Science of the River,” held at Bucknell University Nov. 21-22.

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Laura Brennan '15 nominated for PennACE Award

Lycoming College senior Laura Brennan, a photography and biology major, has been nominated for the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PennACE) JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the liberal arts category. Each year, the award is given to recognize notable workers and interns at eligible institutions in the state of Pennsylvania.

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"The Past is Present" in the Digital Media Gallery

An opening reception for “The Past is Present,” a solo exhibition, by Leah Bedrosian Peterson, associate professor of digital media communication, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Lycoming College Digital Media Gallery, located on Franklin Street. This event is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display Nov. 20-Dec. 6. All other viewings are by appointment.

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Lycoming Baroque Choir and Orchestra to perform at Clarke Chapel

The Lycoming Baroque Choir and Orchestra will perform Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Clarke Chapel, located on the Lycoming College campus. Tickets are $10 per adult, $5 per student, and free for children. Tickets can be purchased at the door with cash or a check.

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Music department & CAB to hold "Leaf Jump" fundraiser

The Lycoming College Music Department and Campus Activities Board will host their second Leaf Jump fundraiser, on Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the quad of the Lycoming College campus. The event is open to the public.

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Department of Biology hosts American Society for Microbiology (ASM) meeting

The Lycoming College Department of Biology hosted the Allegheny Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Nov. 7-8 on the campus in Williamsport, Pa. This annual meeting featured Dr. John F. Stolz, director of the Center for Environmental Research and Education at Duquesne University as the keynote speaker. It also included hands-on workshops led by Dr. Jeffrey Newman, president of the Allegheny Branch and associate professor and chair of biology, and his students, in addition to a variety of student presentations.

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Lycoming hosts "Box City" to benefit American Rescue Workers

The Lycoming College Community Service Center is collaborating with the First United Methodist Church of Williamsport and the American Rescue Workers (ARW) to host “Box City” from 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 to 6 a.m. on Nov. 8.

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