WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College will test its campus emergency alert siren Tuesday,
April 9, at approximately 4:15 p.m.
to Dr. Dan Miller, Lycomingâ€™s dean of student affairs, the emergency alert
siren is a cooperative effort between officials at the College, city of
Williamsport and Lycoming County.
system is designed so officials from the College, city and county have the
ability to activate the system. The College would activate the siren in a
situation that presents a school-wide emergency on campus, while the city or
county may use it to alert the campus community and surrounding neighborhoods
of a situation in the city such as a hazardous material accident or a weather
siren alert system provides immediate notification for the campus community and
improves the city system with additional alert coverage for city residents.
College 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