Commencement exercises to be held May 4-5
Lycoming College will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2013 on Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m. on The Quad. Two hundred and sixty-five undergraduates are to receive their degrees during the College’s 165th commencement. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will in the Recreation Center. The Baccalaureate service will be held the prior day, May 4, at 4 p.m. in the Recreation Center.
Graduation Concert scheduled May 4
Lycoming College Choir will present a Graduation Concert on Saturday, May 4, at
8 p.m. in Clarke Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.
performance will be the final one conducted by Dr. Fred Thayer, longtime
professor of music and director of choral activities, who is retiring at the
conclusion of the 2012-13 academic year. As a tribute to Thayer’s 37
years of service, more than 75 former choir members are returning to campus to
rehearse with him at 6:30 p.m. that night before joining the choir for
selections at the end of the concert.
Professor to give talk about county's food
Dr. Ryan Adams,
assistant professor of anthropology at Lycoming College, will present the free program,
in Lycoming County: Prehistoric, Historic and Economic Context of Food
Production,” on Thursday, May 9, at 10 a.m. in the Community Room of the Thomas
T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St.
Intern receives full-time position at city clinic
Jacqueline Oliva, a senior business-management major at Lycoming College,
has been offered full-time employment as an executive assistant at Susquehanna
Community Health and Dental Clinic after recently fulfilling an internship
of Barnsville, has had the chance to work with the company’s president and CEO
during her internship, saying that her time there provided her with great
experience due to the many hands-on projects and experiences in which she
Students inducted into business honor society
College chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, the honor society for business students,
recently inducted 16 students during a ceremony on April 18.
College to host Pennsylvania Prison Society
Lycoming College will
host the Pennsylvania Prison Society as it celebrates its 225th anniversary
on Thursday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student
The free event will feature three
programs: “Prison Reform Then and Now – or is it Now and Then?” by William M.
DiMascio, executive director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society; “Prisoner
Reentry Initiative: Needs and Challenges” by Troy Edwards, reentry services
coordinator for the state Department of Corrections; and “Restorative Justice”
by the Rev. Walter Everett.
Students inducted into psychology honor society
The Lycoming College chapter of Psi Chi, the international honor society
in psychology, inducted 15 new members on April 8.
Professor's work receives additional honors
Lycoming College communications professor Leah
Bedrosian Peterson’s project Erasure has received additional honors
since being published in the spring 2013 edition of the German magazine Heritage
of Our World, which is distributed with National Geographic in
Germany to more than 100,000 subscribers.
Out of numerous international submissions, Erasure was
selected as a finalist for a print publication with Hunger Magazine and
Peterson was interviewed and featured on the online publication, which can be
viewed at http://www.hungertv.com/feature/leah-peterson-erasure/, said Peterson, assistant professor of digital media.
Alumni Weekend to be held May 17-19
Lycoming College will
host its annual Alumni Weekend May 17-19 on campus.
Psychology students present research
Lycoming College psychology
students in a Research Methods class held a poster session April 18 in
Thirty students presented posters, which
was the culmination of their independent, semester-long research projects in
which they collected and analyzed their data, according to Dr. Tina Norton,
assistant professor of psychology. Project topics included The
effects of sugar consumption on motor control; The relationship between music and memory
retention; and The effects of music type and preference on driving