Lycoming College, along with City Council and the Williamsport Business Association, honored several of the College's Students of the Month for the 2012-13 academic year.
The students were recognized during a reception at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, prior to the 7:30 meeting. The students are:
- September â€“ Jordan Krebs. He is a recipient of the American Society for Microbiology's Undergraduate Research Capstone Program.
- October â€“ Jason Mifsud. He won the Middle Atlantic Conference Individual Tennis Championship.
- November â€“ Alyssa Tomaskovic, a recent graduate. She was selected for her direction and participation in the College's sustainability efforts and for participating in the Sustainability conference: Making Progress â€” Working on Climate Change in Pennsylvania Higher Education.
- December â€“ Victoria Yuskaitis. She was selected for her participation in the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Conference coupled with other campus involvements, such as Cru.
- January â€“ Jerald Williams. He was selected for his assist record-setting season for the men's basketball team and for many other contributions to athletics at the College.
All students were submitted to a campus selection committee and chosen by the committee for the Student of the Month honor, according to Dr. Daniel P. Miller, dean of student affairs for the College. This recognition derives from the College's participation with the College Town Committee, under the auspices of the Williamsport Business Association. Students from the College and Pennsylvania College of Technology are recognized for their achievements.
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 student 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.