WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College will recognize exceptional students, faculty and staff at its annual Honor Convocation on Sunday, April 15, at 2 p.m. in Lamade Gymnasium.
The ceremony honors students with awards in academics, service and athletics. In addition, several awards will be presented to members of the faculty and staff. The program concludes with the presentation of the Chieftain Award. First awarded in 1952, it is the highest honor given to a graduating senior and recognizes the student who has shown the utmost dedication and leadership qualities while at Lycoming and whose academic rank is above the median of the preceding senior class.
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.