Students inducted into business honor society
The Lycoming College chapter of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society inducted 15 new members this spring.
Institute for Management Studies speaker series to feature Klingerman
Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies will host Dan Klingerman, president and CEO of The Liberty Group, as part of the James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. Klingerman will present "Shale Gas Exploration: Driving an Economic Resurgence in Williamsport and Our Nation." The event is free and open to the public.
Marcellus Shale housing summit
Who: Lycoming College Center for the Study of Community and the Economy
What: Tackling Marcellus' Effects on Housing Needs Together
Landon earns resume writer designation
Anne Landon, assistant director of Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies (IMS) and internship coordinator, has earned the Academy Certified Resume Writer (ACRW) designation, a high-level certification that signifies mastery of best-in-class resume strategies. Landon joins an elite group of 70 ACRWs nationwide.
Earning the ACRW indicates that a resume writer has successfully completed an intensive and comprehensive training program that teaches skills and concepts through classroom study, training assignments, independent learning projects and intense individualized feedback. The program is recognized for its rigor, high standards and accomplished graduates.
Business students to host Cub Scout event
Lycoming College business students invite area Cub Scouts to join them for "Sunday Funday Field Day" on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1-5 p.m., at the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum in South Williamsport, Pa.
The event gives scouts the opportunity to take part in a scavenger hunt that teaches the rules and history of Little League Baseball and Softball, design their own baseball cards and meet scouts from other packs. Additional activities, such as hitting practice and timed sprints, may assist them in meeting requirements for the Baseball Belt Loop. The event will conclude with an awards ceremony, prize drawing and snacks.
Automobile industry author to speak
The Lycoming College business department will host Thomas A. Crumm, author of the book "What is Good for General Motors? Solving America's Industrial Conundrum" on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The free public event is part of the College's bicentennial celebration and symposium series.
Crumm's bookfocuses on aspects of the rise and fall of the automobile industry that could be used to improve the United States' manufacturing sector. His factors include corporate culture and leadership, employee empowerment and labor relations, the integration of technology and workers, supplier relations and vertical integration, and sales philosophy and customer satisfaction.
Professors conduct first Marcellus Shale housing study
Two Lycoming College professors have completed the first comprehensive study on the effects of the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry boom on housing markets across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bonita Kolb, associate professor of business, and Dr. Jonathan Williamson, chair of the political science department, worked through the College's Center for the Study of Community and the Economy to co-author the study, which received funding from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency. Anne Landon, assistant director of Lycoming's Institute for Management Studies, assisted with the project.
Business students to discuss volunteer experiences with local nonprofits
Lycoming College business management students will present details of service-learning projects in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on Friday Dec. 9, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Business students to present "Management Innovations in the Past 200 Years"
Lycoming College business management students will present research findings on various topics with the theme of "Management Innovations in the Past 200 Years" on Monday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Poster presentations will take place in Pennington Lounge of the College's Academic Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The research event, part of Lycoming's bicentennial celebration, was developed by Dr. Neil Boyd, associate professor of management, to showcase business research and myth-busting skills. The students used an evidence-based research approach, a rather new technique in the field of management, to develop management recommendations for practicing managers.