Lycoming College News

Enstine Match Program Highlights Significance of Internships

In support of the Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences and the Campaign for a Greater Lycoming, Raymond ’68 and Gwendolyn ’71 Enstine have established the Enstine Internship Match Program, underscoring the importance of access to high quality internship opportunities that further students’ career aspirations.

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Lycoming College students inducted into mathematics honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the national honor society for mathematics majors, inducted several students.

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Lycoming College again recognized as one of the best college workplaces in the nation

For the second consecutive year, Lycoming College has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top publication for colleges and universities.

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Lycoming College wins grant to digitally preserve and publicly share irreplaceable archaeological information

Thousands of photos, maps and data gleaned from Lycoming College’s Idalion archaeology site in the Republic of Cyprus will be made publicly available over the next several months because of the generous support of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. The foundation has awarded the College a $10,000 grant to offset costs of digital publication and the time required to input the data, currently existing only in limited hardcopy form.

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Dwarf stars, comets and small celestial objects are the highlight of planetarium shows at Lycoming College

Lycoming College will be offering two shows in the Detwiler Planetarium on Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. as part of Williamsport’s First Friday events. The event is open to the public. Free tickets are available that evening starting at 5 p.m. outside the planetarium. Seating is first come, first served.

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Outdoor challenges prepare Lycoming College students for leadership roles

Stepping up to help build Lycoming College’s new Outdoor Leadership and Education program are four students who completed instructor training in May. During the 20-day non-credit course, called Introduction to Outdoor Leadership, the students learned a number of skills that will prepare them to lead outdoor excursions.

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Lycoming College students inducted into criminal justice honor society

The Lycoming College Gamma Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, a national criminal justice honor society, inducted several students during a ceremony in April.

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Lycoming College students inducted into fine arts honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Kappa Pi, the national honor society for scholastic achievement in fine arts, inducted several students in April.

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Devil's Den provides Lycoming College students with window into prehistoric river

Lycoming College archaeology students got a rare view into a prehistoric cave structure created by an underground river while diving at Devil’s Den in Florida. The famous diving spot is a karst window, where a portion of a roof over a subterranean river collapses allowing people to see the water below. The trip to Florida over spring break was part of semester-long nautical archaeology class.

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Lycoming College students inducted into accounting and business honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the honor society for accounting and business students, recently inducted several students during a ceremony in April.

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Intensive entrepreneurship course for high school students held at Lycoming College

More than 2,000 high school juniors and seniors participated in an intensive, week-long business course that gave them first-hand experience with building a company from the ground up. Lycoming College hosted four of the sessions offered as part of the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week from July 3 to Aug. 6. The Pennsylvania College of Technology hosted a fifth session that runs concurrently with the August session.

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Residential life director graduates from Leadership Lycoming

Kate Hummel, director of residential life and conference services, graduated in June from the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2016 offered by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.

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Lycoming College students plan fishing derby for Muncy Historical Society

Communications students from Lycoming College helped plan a youth fishing derby, held at the Muncy Heritage Park on July 9. The students collaborated on the event with Rebecca Holler, education coordinator of the Pennsylvania Coldwater Habitat Restoration Program, Trout Unlimited, and the Muncy Historical Society.

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A Message from the President: Committed to enhanced academic experiences

My esteemed counterpart at Oberlin College, President Marvin Krislov, recently wrote in the New York Times, “As the world changes around us, educational institutions must lead courageously.” Lycoming College is no exception. We are courageously leading, in part by reinvesting in our study abroad programs — programs that deepen our liberal arts foundation of intellectual curiosity, inquiry, critical thinking and socio-cultural awareness, and that accelerate the evolution of a broader worldview.

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AT&T contributes $25,000 to Lycoming College for summer college-preparation program

High-performing students from traditionally underserved communities will have the opportunity in July to prepare for a college education through a specially-designed program supported by a $25,000 contribution from AT&T.

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