50th Reunion

Class of 1968

Celebrating your golden anniversary during Alumni & Reunion weekend is an exciting time and a great honor. Our sincere hope is that you will revel in each other and reflect upon the ways that your Lycoming experience has shaped your lives, careers and families. We look forward to welcoming you to campus.

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50th Reunion Committee

  • Pat (McGuigan) Bradbury ‘68
  • Mel Fleming ‘68
  • Gail (Hite) Irwin '68

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Staff Liaison

Erin Miller '07

Class of 1968 Goals

$425,000 / 50% Participation

Gifts to Date*


Class Participation to Date


*Gifts from July 1, 2016 through May 18, 2017 are counted towards your reunion goal

1967 Choir

50th Reunion Featured Events

Friday, June 1

12:00 p.m.

Golf Tournament - Williamsport Country Club

Enjoy the Williamsport Country Club’s beautiful course with alumni and friends.  The driving range and clubhouse are also open to guests.  Lunch, beverages and post-play hors d’oeuvres are provided.  A collared shirt is required.  Cargo shorts and denim are not allowed. This tournament is a scramble.

$110 per person, $70 per country club member.

Advance registration required, foursomes welcome but not required

2:30 p.m.

50th Reunion Campus Tour - Tour leaves from Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Members of the Class of 1968 are invited to special reunion tour of the Lycoming College campus.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

6 to 8 p.m.

50th Reunion Dinner and Medallion Presentation - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

Members of the Class of 1968 and a guest are invited to a special dinner honoring their Golden Anniversary. President Kent Trachte will present reunion medallions and certificates to the class.

This event is complimentary for members of the Class of 1968 and a guest. Dress is business casual.

Advance registration required

Menu: Spinach and Berry Salad Salad, Dual Entrée: Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast and Petite Filet Mignon with a Fontina Cream Sauce, Grilled Seasoned Potatoes, Grillled Asparagus and Classic Crème Brûlée. Wine service with dinner.

8:00 to 10:30 p.m.

All-Alumni Welcome Party with Faculty, Staff and Coaches - Pennington Lounge, Academic Center

Gather in Pennington Lounge and enjoy snacks, adult beverages, live music by Black 'n Blues, and the company of faculty, staff, coaches and friends.

We will serve peanut butter sauce at this event

$10 per person

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Pub Crawl with the Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) - Meet in front of the Lynn Science Center to walk downtown with the group

The AAEB invites you to join in a Williamsport pub crawl. Dr. Phil Levesque ’00 will be your guide for a not-to-be-missed evening on the town!

Approximate Itinerary:
The Moon and Raven 10:45 p.m.
The Brickyard Restaurant and Ale House 11:30 p.m.
The Old Corner Hotel 12:30 a.m.
The Pub 1:15 a.m.

Saturday, June 2

8:00 a.m.

50th Reunion Coffee in the College Archives - Snowden Library, Academic Center

Members of the Class of 1968 and a guest are invited to enjoy coffee, donuts and memories before heading to the All-Alumni Rally and Breakfast together. A collection of 50th reunion items will be on display.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

9:30 a.m.

All-Alumni Rally and Breakfast - Lamade Gymnasium

All alumni and friends are encouraged to join us for a casual breakfast after which the alumni association executive board (AAEB) will present this year’s awards. President Kent Trachte will share a Lycoming College welcome and reunion awards will be revealed in a variety of categories including loyalty, participation, unity and GOLD (Graduate of the Last Decade) unity. 

Breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 10:15 a.m.

  • Brenda Bowser Soder ’98 - Angela R. Kyte Outstanding Alumni Award
  • Melissa (Britcher) Shaffmaster ’03 - Taunia Oechslin Young Alumni Award
  • Mary Welch - Dale V. Bower Service Award
  • Gwendolyn (Gehman) '71 and Raymond W. '68 Enstine - Dr. James E. Douthat Outstanding Achievement Award

 This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

11:00 a.m.

Alumni Class: Windows of Williamsport, a Sculpture and Stained Glass Walking Tour with Dr. Amy Golahny - Gather in the Fine Arts Building Lobby

View neo-classical sculptures and stained glass by Lamb and Tiffany with Dr. Amy Golahny, professor of art history, as she leads a walking tour of art treasures in the nearby James V. Brown Library and Christ Episcopal Church.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Planetarium ShowsDetwiler Planetarium, Lynn Science Center

See the stars and learn more about the universe during a show in Lycoming’s state-of-the-art planetarium. Experience the facility that has expanded opportunities for all students on Lycoming’s campus, as well as the Willimsport and Lycoming County communities.

Seating on a first-come, first-seated basis

12:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Food Truck Festival at Pennington - Penny’s Plaza (on the south side of Pennington Lounge)

Relax in the sun on Penny’s Plaza while enjoying a picnic lunch, beverages, lawn games and the company of friends. Food trucks accept cash only. An ATM is located on the 2nd floor of the Wertz Student Center near Registration.

1:30 p.m.

Alumni Game: "Hollywood Squares" - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

The alumni association executive board (AAEB) invites you to take part in their rendition of "Hollywood Squares." Lycoming celebrities (beloved members of the faculty and staff) will answer questions as our contestants try for the tic-tac-toe win. Be a contestant, or cheer on fellow alumni as part of the studio audience. Snacks and laughs are provided.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Alumni Class: Wine and Design - Fultz Quadrangle (Rain location: Pennington Lounge)

Spend the afternoon creating a painting of the landmark Long Hall building in a unique setting. Canvas, paint, materials and step-by-step instruction provided. BYOB. 

Please consider that there is paint involved when choosing your outfit for this event.

$35 per person

Advance registration required

3:00 p.m.

Campus Tour - Meet in Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

3:00 p.m.

Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony -  Lamade Gymnasium

Celebrate with alumni being inducted into the Lycoming College Hall of Fame during the annual ceremony and reception that follows.

2018 Hall of Fame Class

Milvana Eichelberger '09 – Women’s Swimming
Nicole Garcia '99 - Women's Swimming
Josh Kleinfelter '11 - Football
Ricky Lannetti '03* - Football
Jason Mifsud '13 - Men's Tennis
Jennifer Miller '99 - Softball/Basketball
Steve Romano '13 - Men's Lacrosse

*Awarded posthumously

This event is complimentary

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Class: Wine and Chocolate Tasting - East Hall Coffee House

$10 per person

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Dedication of Class of 2017 Gift - Burchfield Lounge, Wertz Student Center

Join the Class of 2017 for a champagne toast in dedication of their class gift, and a ceremonial lighting of the gas fireplace insert in Burchfield Lounge.

Advance registration preferred, walk-ins welcome

6:00 to 10:30 p.m.

Bash on the Quad! - Fultz Quadrangle

Make plans to be at the signature Alumni & Reunion Weekend event! Enjoy the dinner and drinks, live band Gypsy Jazz, then turn your attention to DJ Tonez, Michael Tonart '12 who will spin tunes that will inspire you to be a star on the dance floor!

$25 per person

Advance registration required

Menu: Salad, Tuscan Chicken, Pork Roulade, Lemon Baked Cod, Lemon Gnocchi, Grilled Marinated Vegetables, White Cake with Strawberry Buttercream and Chocolate Decadence Cake

Sunday, June 3

8:30 to 10:30 a.m.            

Farewell Breakfast - Jane Schultz Room, Wertz Student Center

$12 per person

Advance registration required

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