Virtual Homecoming 2020

Dear Alumni, Parents & Friends,

Thank you for all of the ways you participated in virtual Homecoming weekend!  We appreciate you sharing Warrior cheer while completing 5Ks, joining in virtual happy hours, and engaging in webinars of a variety of topics.  We are pleased to offer recordings of many of the weekend's events below, in case you weren't able to join us in real-time, and hope that you enjoy watching them as your schedule permits.  

Be well, and please save the date for Homecoming 2021- October 1-3, 2021, when we hope to see you all on campus!

Cheers!
Amy (Dowling) Reyes '04
Senior Director for Alumni Engagement


ICYMI:  Homecoming Recordings

 2020 Chieftain Award Virtual Ceremony 
View the Chieftain video here.

The Chieftain Award is presented to the senior student who, in the opinion of the faculty, staff, and student body, has contributed the most to Lycoming College through support of school activities; has exhibited outstanding constructive leadership qualities; has evidenced good moral character; and whose grade point average is equal to or above the median GPA of the preceding graduating class. The senior class nominated the candidates and the entire campus community voted for the candidate of their choice. Join us to meet the candidates and learn who will earn the honor of being named the 2020 Chieftain. 

Candidates included Sarah Bain, Mikayla Feldbauer, Braeden Gonzales, and Victoria Ricedorf

Cocktail Demonstration and Happy Hour
View the cocktail demonstration video here.

College Advancement staff members Greg Bell '99 and Robb Dietrich share cocktail demonstrations featuring gin! Prepare your home bar and make the drinks along with them, or simply watch to spark your own cocktail ideas.

     BEE'S KNEES
     2 oz. London Dry Gin
     ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
     ¾ oz. honey syrup (3 parts honey, 1 part water)

     SOUTHSIDE
     2 oz. London Dry Gin
     ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
     ¾ oz. simple syrup
     8 fresh mint leaves plus a mint sprig for garnish

Coffee with the President
View the Coffee with the President video here.

Brew a cup of coffee and join President Kent Trachte, Ph.D., for a Lycoming College update.

Applying Live Issues in the Classroom: Black Lives Matter
View the Black Lives Matter video here.

Racial inequity and social injustice have long persisted in the United States. Faculty members discuss the impact of Black Lives Matter from a historical, sociological, educational, and criminal justice perspective.

Applying Live Issues in the Classroom: COVID-19
View the COVID-19 video here.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused extraordinary disruption to every aspect of our lives. Lycoming faculty discuss the global impact of COVID-19 from a societal, health, wellness, economic, and historical perspective.

Lycoming College is committed to the principle that a liberal arts and sciences education provides an excellent foundation for an informed and productive life. Students are encouraged to explore new concepts and perspectives, to cultivate an aesthetic sensibility, and to develop communication and critical thinking skills. The College is committed to promoting racial inclusiveness, gender equality, and an appreciation of cultural diversity. Through a holistic approach, Lycoming encourages students to become ethical, informed, and engaged individuals. Learn from Lycoming faculty how their teaching and research has intersected with global live issues, and how they are applying them to engage students on these significant subjects.

Athletics Walk Down Memory Lane
View the Athletics video here.

Flash back to unforgettable seasons, games, athletes, and titles earned in this athletics walk down memory lane. Assistant Athletic Director Joe Guistina hosts special guests in this historical retrospect of Lycoming Athletics.

Cooking Demonstration: Traditional Maine Lobster Rolls
View the cooking demonstration video here.

Executive Chef Daniel Henry hosts this culinary adventure making delicious lobster rolls. Cook along with him using the following list of ingredients:

(2) 1.5 to 1.75 lb. lobsters (boiled or steamed)
3-4 Tbsp. mayonnaise
½ cup celery, finely chopped
Juice of 1 lemon, freshly squeezed
Sea salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
4 leaves Boston bibb lettuce
4 top-split, flat-sided hotdog buns
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
(serves 4)

Baking Demonstration: Pumpkin Bread Pudding
View the cooking demonstration video here.

Bake along with Director of Catering Erin Welsh using the following list of ingredients:

1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
3 cups whole milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
15 oz. canned pumpkin (note: not pumpkin pie filling)
3 whole eggs
6 cups bread cubes (white bread)
½ cup raisins
Vanilla ice cream (if desired)

Virtual 5K: Running for Warriors
Lycoming College hosted the Virtual 5K: Running for Warriors during Virtual Homecoming Weekend on October 3, 2020. Participants could run or walk at any location in honor or in memory of a Warrior. A portion of all registration fees was contributed to scholarships at Lycoming College.

President's Annual Donor Celebration
This event is by invitation only and registration is closed. 
Guests can view a recording of the event here

Visit Campus - Virtually!
We know nothing replaces the magic of walking across our picturesque Fultz Quadrangle, exploring our engaging learning spaces, or meeting face to face with our innovative professors and students. But until you're able to visit in person again, we are proud to offer you this virtual tour. We invite you to explore Lycoming College — anytime, anywhere. Take our Online Virtual Tour.