Lycoming College to host Science Saturday Sept. 24

Lycoming College to host Science Saturday Sept. 24

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Lycoming College will host its annual Science Saturday Open House on Sept. 24, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The program offers prospective students an inside look at the College's astronomy, biology, chemistry and physics departments and programs such as pre-medicine and environmental science.

In addition to personalized tours of Lycoming's science facilities, students may choose to attend three sessions from the six offered: 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.

The first five sessions, hosted by Lycoming professors, provide information on choosing a career based on the various science majors the College offers. The final session, "The Out of Classroom Experience," is hosted by current Lycoming students who will explain the opportunities available for internships, independent studies and research projects.

Tours of the campus and lunch will be provided for attendees. For more information or to register for Science Saturday, please contact the Office of Admissions at (570) 321-4026 or visit

Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News and World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.