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Community Based Learning News


Lycoming College graduate, OLE coordinator accepted into teaching program in France

At Lycoming College, studying a different language can expand your horizons. Evan Armstrong ’21, coordinator for the outdoor leadership and education program at Lycoming, recently was accepted into the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a competitive opportunity to teach English to students of all ages. The program is designed to provide experience to undergraduates with an interest in global careers, including education, international business, international policy and development, and more.

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Lycoming College receives $4,500 to support the Waterdale Environmental Education Center

Lycoming College is the recipient of a $4,500 donation from C&N to support the Waterdale Environmental Education 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 educational program. The EITC program offers businesses a credit to lower their tax liability through donations to educational enrichments initiatives such as the WEEC. C&N is committed to investing in local educational programs to champion a strong and prosperous community by creating more opportunities for children to thrive.

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Caroline Payne in University Business

Caroline Payne created the Warrior Coffee Project to provide hands-on experience in sustainable development and international trade. Read about how the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced what higher education professionals have known for a long time—that a global education is essential because it prepares students for the interdependent world in which we now live.

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Warrior Coffee sales and virtual tasting event deliver economic relief for farmers

Lycoming College is marking today — International Coffee Day — as the jumping off point for a month-long celebration of coffee and fundraising initiatives. For the month of October, the College’s Warrior Coffee Program has pledged to boost support for Warrior Coffee farmers to help sustain them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Included in these efforts are a virtual coffee tasting event and increased contributions from sales of Warrior Coffee through the Alabaster Coffee Roaster and Tea Co. website.

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Grant dollars support student travel, presentation at Society for Freshwater Science

Two representatives of Lycoming College Clean Water Institute (CWI) recently traveled to the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, to present research and hear about the state of the science in freshwater ecology. The Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) is an international scientific organization that promotes further understanding of freshwater ecosystems and ecosystems at the interface between aquatic and terrestrial habitats. This year’s conference carried the theme of translation ecology in freshwater science.

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Lycoming College student, faculty member collaborate on curriculum guide for Waterdale Environmental Center

Lycoming College senior biology major, Brandan Gracia (Houston, Texas) recently completed work on a curriculum guide for the Waterdale Environmental Education Center, which was a collaboration with Amy Rogers ‘92, Ph.D., associate professor of education at Lycoming College. Gracia and Rogers presented the curriculum guide on Thursday, Jan. 24, to the IU17 Curriculum Council from schools in Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties.

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Lycoming College’s Warrior Coffee Project celebrates harvest with progressive dinner, auction

Three distinct events on Nov. 16 will enable the Lycoming College and Williamsport communities to discover all there is to know about the brew that is making waves locally. Participants in a progressive dinner event in Williamsport — “Coffee for a Cause” — will have the opportunity to look at the College’s Warrior Coffee from different perspectives, and gain a deeper understanding for and appreciation of all that the Warrior Coffee Project does for farmers and their families in the Dominican Republic, and for Lycoming College students and the surrounding communities.

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Lycoming establishes biology field station for experiential learning and research

Lycoming College recently established the Lycoming Biology Field Station* on 116 acres of land near the campus. The College’s biology department intends to use the field station for courses in aquatic biology, ecology, plant science, vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, and environmental biology as well as student research and practica projects.

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Lycoming’s Clean Water Institute provides educational workshop, water testing aboard the Hiawatha

Lycoming College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI) took part in the Middle Susquehanna River Keeper’s floating classroom program aboard the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat in Williamsport on July 10. The CWI presented a workshop focused on water quality of the West Branch Susquehanna River and requested that community participants bring a water sample from their local stream or creek for testing.

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Students engage in summer research through Lycoming’s Clean Water Institute

Eleven students from Lycoming College are participating in a ten-week summer internship through the College’s Clean Water Institute (CWI). The student interns will complete a variety of projects focused on Susquehanna River and tributary water quality monitoring, PA Unassessed Waters Fish surveys, and work associated with the Waterdale Environmental Center and the new Lycoming College field station on the Loyalsock Creek.

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