Student selected for Mathematical Sciences Research Institute summer program
Lycoming College junior Allyson Blizman is one of 18 students nationwide chosen to attend the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute summer program at the University of California Berkeley.
Faculty and staff recognized at Honors Convocation
Three Lycoming College faculty and staff members were honored with teaching and service awards at the College's Honors Convocation on April 17. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the College.
Economics professor and student release study on areas economy
Vice president of Chesapeake Energy Corporation to speak
Lycoming College's Institute for Management Studies will host Scott Rotruck, vice president of corporate development for Chesapeake Energy Corporation, as part of the James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11. Rotruck will present "The Marcellus Shale, the Greatest Shale of All Time?" The event is free and open to the public.
Institute for Management Studies hosts Hiawatha Riverboat outing
Lycoming College students, faculty and administrators gathered for the Institute for Management Studies' annual cruise and picnic onboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat on Sept. 8. This popular tradition, which started in 1996, is held every September to welcome freshmen and provide an opportunity for students to meet and socialize with faculty and administrators outside the classroom. Students were transported to Susquehanna State Park by the historic Herdic Trolley. Ninety-five guests, including President James and Emily Douthat, and Arthur Haberberger, chairman of Lycoming's board of trustees, attended this year's event.
Alumnus and Ford Motor Company financial executive to speak at Lycoming Oct. 18
Lycoming College alumnus David Schoch, chief financial officer for Ford Motor Company operations throughout all the Americas, will present "Ford – Putting the World on Wheels," as part of the College's Institute for Management Studies' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. The presentation will be held Monday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in Heim Building G-11, Barclay Lecture Hall.
Schoch previously served the automaker as executive director, Ford Canada, Mexico and South America Operations. He also was chief financial officer and vice president of strategic planning for Ford of Europe. Before joining Ford of Europe, Schoch was chief financial officer of Ford Asia-Pacific Operations.
Lycoming graduate named one of Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
Deirdre Connelly, a 1983 Lycoming College graduate, has once again been named by Fortune as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. Connelly is president of North American pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline. Ranked 37th on the list in 2009, she rises to 27th in 2010, joining the ranks of Oprah Winfrey (sixth) and this year's most powerful woman, Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.