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Lycoming College History Podcast Series

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The Lycoming College Humanities Research Center sponsors faculty-led research projects that enable the digital preservation of this institution’s history.

Student-faculty teams work together to address an important moment or movement in the College’s history, especially as it relates to local and national historical contexts, fusing research, interviews, and work with Lycoming College Archives and local entities to develop podcast episodes.

The following podcasts and accompanying digital exhibits are available for listening through the Lycoming College Institutional Repository.

Lycoming 1969

Dominick Philip ’24, economics, philosophy, and comparative literature triple major with a minor in German, worked on the project with Andrew Leiter, Ph.D., professor of English and director of the HRC.
April 2, 2024

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Hispanic Voices of Lycoming

Amelia Thompson ’25, archaeology of Latin America and Spanish double major with a minor in anthropology, worked on the project with Rubén Varona, Ph.D., assistant professor of Spanish.
April 9, 2024

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Before 1812: An Indigenous History of Williamsport

Mackenzie Holmes ’25, history and English double major, worked on the project with Christopher Pearl, Ph.D., associate professor of history.
Available April 16, 2024

Breaking Barriers: A Path for Women and People of Color in the Legal Profession

Rei Saar ’25, Spanish and political science double major with a French minor, worked on the project with Susan Achury, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science.
Available April 23, 2024

Lycoming Warriors and the Native American Mascot

Alicia Purcell ’24, anthropology and Spanish double major, worked on the project with Ryan Adams, Ph.D., associate professor of anthropology.
Available April 30, 2024


NEH SealThe Lycoming College History Podcast Series has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Humanities Initiatives.

Additional funding was provided by Bill ’70 and Sarah Turnbaugh for archival research facilitated by Sue Fulton.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or Lycoming College.