Lycoming College News

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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Alumni to conduct environmental research in Dominican Republic

This past spring, Taylor Berry ’15 took part in the annual L.A.C.E.S. alternative spring break trip to the Dominican Republic. Inspired by her 10 days there, Berry, along with Hannah Morrissette ’15, will be returning to the Dominican Republic to do full-time environmental research on mangrove restoration in Las Terrenas, a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic.

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Williamsport Chamber Music Festival holds series of concerts

The Williamsport Chamber Music Festival will hold its series of concerts Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26 from 12-1 p.m. each day in Clarke Chapel, unless otherwise noted. All concerts are free and open to the public.

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Students intern with local businesses through Williamsport Internship Summer Experience

Lycoming College has selected 21 students to participate in the Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE). Now in its second year, WISE gives Lycoming students the opportunity to participate in an internship within their area of academic interest in the local community.

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Professor Madresehee's research published in Pennsylvania Economic Review

Mehrdad Madresehee, Ph.D., professor of economics at Lycoming College, recently had a research paper published by Pennsylvania Economic Review, a peer reviewed journal, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Economic Association.

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Lycoming mourns the loss of Robert L. Shangraw, LL.D., '58 H'04

Former Lycoming College Board Chair and Trustee Emeritus Robert L. Shangraw, LL.D., ’58 H’04 passed away on Thursday morning, June 11. He was 82.

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Professor Estomin receives international recognition for exhibit

Lynn Estomin, M.F.A., professor of art at Lycoming College, will have two pieces of her exhibit, “SHAME,” featured at the Gallery of Best CSS, an online gallery of innovative websites, and the IndieGo Alley Festival in Aviles, Spain. Her pieces, “A Stitch in Time” and “Fashion to Die For,” both draw attention to the human rights violations in the global textile industry.

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Staff members recognized with appreciation awards

Lycoming College celebrated the contributions of its staff members and presented its top five awards during Staff Appreciation Day on Wednesday, May 20. The awards are given annually on the basis of dedication and service to the college. Nominations were received from faculty and staff members, and the award-winners were voted on by a committee of their peers. In addition, 29 Service Awards were presented for every five years of completed service.

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