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Education News


Lycoming College presents panel on career paths involving canines

Lycoming College will present a “Canine Connections” panel discussion on dogs used in professional fields and work situations on Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. Panelists include representatives from the court system, law enforcement, education, veterinarian services, the county coroner and more. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College business and education programs cited by Colleges of Distinction

Already recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its innovative approach to higher education, Lycoming College was further honored this year for its expert integration of the liberal arts with a modern approach to scholarship that includes experiential learning opportunities for both business administration and education programs.

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Lycoming College student teachers shine in local classrooms

Education students at Lycoming College discussed the joys and challenges of their spring teaching experiences at an open house held on campus last month.

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Lycoming College receives significant National Science Foundation grant for STEM teacher education

Lycoming College has received a five-year, $1 million grant from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Lycoming’s project, Preparing Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education for High-Need Populations, will recruit undergraduate majors in biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics and prepare them to become 7th-12th grade teachers in high-need school districts.

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School director discussed advantages and challenges of charter schools at Lycoming College presentation

Education students at Lycoming College learned about the mission and challenges of charter schools that cater to students in under-served school districts from Jolene Hall Sloter ’80 during a presentation held at the College.

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Lycoming College announces spring class of student teachers

The following Lycoming College students, listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College’s education program.

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Lycoming College announces fall class of student teachers

The following Lycoming College students, listed with their placements, have begun their professional semester through the College's education program.

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Preschoolers try squash in healthy eating program developed by Lycoming College students

Peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, squash, and pumpkin were among the selections tested by both the brave and the wary during a new healthy eating program integrated at the STEP Head Start. The Harvest of the Month program introduces preschoolers from three to five years of age to the advantages of eating vegetables and fruits.

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Lycoming College students inducted into education honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the national honor society for students interested in the field of education, inducted 12 students. The guest speaker was Justin Ross, Principal, Williamsport Area School District for the ceremony held in the Mary L. Welch Honors Hall in March 2016.

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Students at Lycoming College prepare for education careers

Several teacher candidates at Lycoming College have completed their student teaching experience to prepare them for careers in education. Most of the students obtained their first taste of teaching in local schools and represent a range of fields including mathematics, sciences, languages, early education and special education.

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Lycoming College professor selected for teacher education fellowship program

Amy Rogers, Ph.D., the director of Teacher Education at Lycoming College, and Cindy Allen, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Science at Lock Haven University, were selected to participate in the 2015-2016 Pennsylvania Education Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship cohort of forty includes state policymakers, district superintendents and principals, school business officers, school board members, higher education deans and faculty members, statewide association leaders, parent leaders, education advocates, and other education and community leaders.

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Lycoming student teachers showcase teaching experiences

Lycoming College students preparing for a career in teaching shared the highlights of their student teaching experiences during an exhibit held on campus Dec. 10.

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Student teachers learn about challenges faced by young, non-English speaking students

Several middle and high school students shared their experiences with coming to the United States, learning the English language, and adjusting to a new culture with Lycoming College’s student teachers in mid-November.

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Lycoming welcomes fifteen new faculty members

Lycoming College welcomed fifteen new full-time faculty members at the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year.

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Students study identity and culture in Ireland

Eight Lycoming College students recently traveled to Ireland for the “Being Irish: an exploration of identity and cultural issues in Irish and Irish-American people” May term course. During their 10-day trip, they explored several towns in Ireland, including Bective Abbey, Trim, Rath Cairn, Loughcrew and Tara.

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