Lycoming College News

Top awards presented at Honors Convocation

Lycoming College presented its top four awards during its annual Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 13. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the college.

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Digital media senior exhibition

Lycoming College seniors in the Digital Media Communication program will present an exhibition of their capstone work on Friday, April 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Communication Building on the corner of Fourth and Franklin streets. The event is one night only and is free and open to the public.

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Creative writing students give public reading

Six Lycoming College creative writing students gave a public poetry and prose reading at Avenue 209 Coffee House in Lock Haven on April 5, as part of National Poetry Month.

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Leadership and Service Awards presented

Lycoming College recognized co-curricular student achievement on campus during its eighth annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet on April 9.

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U.S. Comptroller General to deliver commencement address

Gene L. Dodaro, a 1973 Lycoming College graduate and the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), will deliver the keynote address at Lycoming’s 166th commencement on Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. on The Quad. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the Recreation Center.

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Lycoming College to host Music Gala on April 16

The Lycoming College music department will present a “Music Gala” showcasing all of  the college’s large ensembles on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The event, which is being held in honor of the recent inauguration of President Kent Trachte, is free and open to the public. 

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Business students conduct resume writing workshop

Sixteen Lycoming College students in a business practicum class taught by Bonita Kolb, Ph.D., associate professor of business administration, recently held a résumé writing workshop at the local American Rescue Workers. ARW is a national religious and charitable movement that provides housing and services to homeless men.

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Theatre and music departments collaborate for musical

The Lycoming College theatre and music departments will present “The Cradle Will Rock,” a musical written by Marc Blitzstein. The production, directed by N. J. Stanley, chair and associate professor of theatre, will run April 9-12 at 8 p.m. in Mary L. Welch Theatre. The musical director is Gary Boerckel, who recently retired as professor of music at Lycoming. Due to adult situations, the musical is recommended for mature audiences.

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History students conduct research at David Library of the American Revolution

Three Lycoming College history majors recently participated in a research trip to the David Library of the American Revolution in Washington Crossing, Pa., under the guidance of Christopher Pearl, Ph.D., assistant professor of history. Kerri Kearney, Shannon Sheridan and John Sibel conducted original research on topics including the influence of the French Revolution on American politics in the 1790s and the regulation movement in colonial North Carolina.

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Department of Modern Language Studies to host lecture

The Lycoming College Department of Modern Language Studies will host a lecture by Kathryn Grossman, Ph.D., professor of French at Pennsylvania State University, titled “Les Misérables in the American Cultural Landscape: the Early Years,” on Friday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming to host 10th annual Relay For Life

Lycoming College will host the 10th annual Relay For Life from 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, to 6 a.m. Saturday, March 29, in the college’s Recreation Center. All donations will benefit the American Cancer Society. Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. Friday and will be followed by the Survivor Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. The Lycoming chapter of Colleges Against Cancer hopes to raise $29,000 in donations.

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Senior art exhibit on display

The Lycoming College Art Department will hold its annual Senior Art Show April 3-May 4 in the college’s Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4. The reception and gallery viewing are free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College Digital Media program to present Student Film and Video Annual

The Lycoming College Department of Communication’s Digital Media program will present the seventh Student Film and Video Annual Thursday, April 3, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Community Arts Center, 229 W. Fourth St. The event is free and open to the public.

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History major develops displays for city library

Lycoming College freshman Maggie Slawson is volunteering at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., where she creates displays about Pennsylvania’s history in the Rotunda area of the library.

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