Lycoming College will host its ninth annual Relay For
Life from 6 p.m. Friday, March 22, to 6 a.m. Saturday, March 23, in the
Collegeâ€™s Recreation Center. All donations will benefit the American Cancer
This yearâ€™s theme is birthdays. Clubs and
organizations will decorate birthday party-themed tables and provide snacks,
activities and a variety of entertainment during the 12-hour walk-a-thon.
Students and faculty will compete in volleyball, dodgeball, a cupcake
decorating contest and trivia.
Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. on Friday,
followed by a Survivor Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. To donate, or view a complete schedule
of events, click
here. The Lycoming chapter of Colleges Against Cancer hopes to raise $26,000,
according to Relay For Life chair Briana Wingrove, of Williamsport, a junior
is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the
undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program,
vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student
outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1
institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near
the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the
50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more
information, visit www.lycoming.edu.