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Advancement News

Lycoming College receives $25,000 contribution from AT&T for Lycoming Summer Academy

AT&T’s continued support totals $265,000 for college preparation summer program

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Lycoming College honors four outstanding individuals with 2023 Alumni Awards

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) honored four remarkable individuals during the College’s Alumni & Reunion Weekend festivities on Saturday, June 3, 2023. Award recipients were selected by the AAEB board through nominations received from alumni and other members of the College community. AAEB members Brenda Bowser Soder ’98 and Andy Bucke ’71 presented the awards during the All-Alumni Rally & Breakfast held in Lamade Gymnasium.

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Lycoming College surpasses past years with $482,267 raised during annual Days of Giving

The Lycoming College community demonstrated its Warrior pride during its fifth annual Days of Giving on April 18-19, 2023. The 48-hour event achieved new all-time highs in both alumni participation and dollars raised, resulting in 1,439* donors and $485,320* in gifts to support the people and programs that make its campus so distinctive.

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Lycoming College awarded additional grant from Stabler Foundation

The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation has once again awarded Lycoming College with a grant in support of scholarships, furthering the College’s commitment to student access and persistence. This contribution marks Stabler’s 11th year of donating to the College, with the Foundation gifting a total of $5,080,000.

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Lycoming College receives $10,000 to support environmental education

Lycoming College received a generous contribution of $10,000 from PPL to support high school-level educational programming at the Waterdale Environmental Center (WEEC), a joint effort between Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) and the Williamsport Municipal Water Authority (WMWA). The gift has been made through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC), of which the WEEC is a qualifying program. The EITC program offers businesses a credit to lower their tax liability through donations to educational enrichment initiatives such as the WEEC.

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Lycoming College awarded $150,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Lycoming College has been awarded $150,000 over two years from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in support of the College’s Center for Humanities Research, which opened in January 2022 to support undergraduate humanities research and experiential learning opportunities. The HRC identified expanded digital humanities capacity as an immediate priority to strengthen humanities education for enrolled students and to attract more humanities-oriented students to the College.

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Lycoming College dedicates Doug and Dawn Keiper Stadium and UPMC Field

Surrounded by students, alumni, faculty, and staff, Lycoming College dedicated the Doug and Dawn Keiper Stadium and UPMC Field on Saturday, Oct. 1, during Homecoming Weekend. Part of Lycoming’s Shangraw Athletic Complex, the recently completed stadium and field directly impact the College’s ability to nationally recruit and retain the highest caliber student-athletes.

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Lycoming College’s Trachte Music Center dedicated with moving ceremony

Amidst an array of musical performances and a celebratory spirit, Lycoming College dedicated the Trachte Music Center on Friday, Oct. 21, in the presence of 200 students, faculty, and staff, as well as numerous elected and city officials, trustees, alumni, community members and friends of the College. The dedication was an historic event as the building represents the first significant investment in the College’s music program in more than 100 years.

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Sun-Gazette: Lycoming College’s Trachte Music Center dedicated

" 'This magnificent facility will stand here and generations and generations of Lycoming College, students, faculty, alumni and members of the community will make music.' With those promising words, Kent C. Trachte, 15th and current Lycoming College president, humbly expressed his gratitude at the formal dedication ceremony Friday night of the new music center named in his honor on the campus of Lycoming College in Williamsport."

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Sun-Gazette: Trachte Music Center fits with Lycoming College’s emphasis on music

"Music education and study has been a two-century-old tradition at Lycoming College. During the formal dedication of the Trachte Music Center on Friday, administrators and faculty reminisced on the history of music at the private liberal arts institution of higher learning and how the new facility is envisioned to meet or exceed expectations."

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WBRE: Trachte Music Center opens at Lycoming College

Lycoming College's Chip Edmonds and William Ciabattari discuss the opening of the new Trachte Music Center and how it will positively impact the study of music on campus.

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"Lycoming College opened the doors Friday night for the newly constructed $8.5 million Trachte Music Center."

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Lycoming College awarded $20K grant from AT&T to support the Lycoming Summer Academy

Lycoming College received a generous contribution of $20,000 from AT&T to support the Lycoming Summer Academy (LSA), a scholarship-earning bridge program dedicated to helping first-year college students achieve success in higher education.

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A Message from the President: Old City Williamsport Revitalization — The Power of Partnerships

On July 26, Lycoming College joined Pine Ridge Construction Management in hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for a project that marks the next significant step in the revitalization of the Old City neighborhood in which the College is located. During the event, it announced that work was beginning on the first of two building complexes that will be constructed along Basin Street between East Third Street and East Fourth Street.

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