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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College alumni and prospective students alike contributed to the effort to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy by collecting donations for New Jersey residents affected by the disaster.
Nicole Caucino '05 and Lara (Collins) Breon '04 spearheaded the effort to gather toiletries, clothes, food, water and other supplies for those in need. They accepted donations at the American Red Cross and Novitas Solutions parking lots in Williamsport, where the items were sorted, packed and sent to Toms River, N.J.
The College's admissions office also aided the drive during it's Nov. 10 open house by offering to waive the application fee for prospective students who brought donations. Those who contributed were also given a Lycoming souvenir.
Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., the College fosters academic rigor, a supportive faculty and successful outcomes. It offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 educational institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812, Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.
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