Lycoming to hold Science Saturday Oct. 2

Lycoming to hold Science Saturday Oct. 2

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College will host its annual Science Saturday Open House on Oct. 2, at 9:30 a.m. The program offers high school juniors and seniors an inside look at the College's astronomy, biology, chemistry and physics departments.

"Science Saturday is a great way for students interested in collegiate science majors to meet with students already in the programs," said Dr. David Fisher, professor of astronomy and physics. "At a small liberal arts institution, students work along-side faculty members with instruction that is individualized as much as possible. Laboratory work counts heavily toward undergraduate preparation for their careers or graduate school studies."

Attendees may choose three sessions from the six offered. They include: Choosing a Health Profession; Clean Air, Clean Water and the Environment; Biology...A World of Possibilities; Chemistry...The Central Science; Astronomy and Physics...The Final Frontier; and The Out of Classroom Experience.

"We have a panel of students who talk about their summer internship experiences," says Dr. Michelle Briggs, assistant professor of biology. "This is a great chance for high school students to see what summer research opportunities we have at Lycoming, and how some students stretch beyond Lycoming to find exciting research projects across the globe."

Tours of the campus and lunch will also be provided for the attendees. For more information or to register for Science Saturday, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1.800.345.3920 x4026 or visit www.lycoming.edu/admissions.