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Lycoming College News


New Humanities Research Center builds upon Lycoming College’s academic program

August 17, 2022

At a time when many institutes of higher education are eliminating humanities programs, Lycoming College is showing its commitment to the humanities with the launch of the Humanities Research Center (HRC), a dedicated center that supports collaborative student-faculty research, internships, guided scholarship, global study, and more.

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A Message from the President: Old City Williamsport Revitalization — The Power of Partnerships

August 1, 2022

On July 26, Lycoming College joined Pine Ridge Construction Management in hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for a project that marks the next significant step in the revitalization of the Old City neighborhood in which the College is located. During the event, it announced that work was beginning on the first of two building complexes that will be constructed along Basin Street between East Third Street and East Fourth Street.

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Lycoming College alumnus prepares to umpire 2022 Little League World Series

August 1, 2022

Lycoming College alumnus Phil Levesque ’00 is excited to finally take his place on the field at Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa., later this month. Levesque was originally selected to umpire the 2020 Little League World Series, but the games were cancelled due to the pandemic. He had the opportunity to participate in 2021, but decided to postpone his involvement. His wait is nearly over, as Levesque prepares to umpire the games held August 17-28.

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Celebration marks groundbreaking of Old City development

July 28, 2022

Pine Ridge Construction Management and Lycoming College recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Old City Williamsport development project with a gathering at the building site along Basin Street between Third and Fourth Streets. The multi-phase development will begin with the build-out of 12 three-story residential townhomes and seven commercial units. Future phases of the project will include office space, additional commercial space, a parking structure, and a living rooftop park with a beer garden and food truck dining experience. Construction will begin later this summer with the first phase of the project expected to open to the public in the fall of 2023.

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Lycoming College carries on the legacy of the WCCA

July 26, 2022

Continuing the legacy established by the Williamsport Community Concert Association (WCCA), Lycoming College hosted a celebration of the merger of the two organizations at the Williamsport Community Arts Center’s Capitol Lounge on Thursday evening.

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Lycoming College students take advantage of global opportunities

July 18, 2022

At Lycoming College, students are afforded a number of opportunities to expand the boundaries of their education with global travel. For the summer of 2022 and for the upcoming fall semester, a total of 14 students were awarded with study abroad scholarships, three of whom won nationally competitive scholarships, including Becky Wisdom ’24, Molly Jenkins ’23, and Dominick Philip ’24. All were made possible through the Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences’ Office of Global Education.

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

July 11, 2022

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 physics society members recognized for outstanding service

July 5, 2022

Lycoming College is pleased to recognize the outstanding achievements of members of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) on campus. The chapter’s advisor Lauren Balliet and former president Maryam Haytham Esmat ’21 both were nominated for and received Outstanding Service Awards from the national organization.

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Off to the printer: Lycoming College student publishes debut children’s book

June 30, 2022

Lycoming College is pleased to recognize the outstanding achievement of Emma (E.P.) Klopp ’23, design and technical theatre major with an entrepreneurship minor, on self-publishing her debut children’s book titled, “An Orange Dog Named Blue.”

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Lycoming College graduate commissioned in U.S. Army Reserves

June 28, 2022

Lycoming College 2022 graduate Erika Boyer of East Greenville, Pa., was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserves and was assigned to the Quartermaster Corps at a commissioning ceremony in May.

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Lycoming College astrophysics student awarded Department of Defense Scholarship

June 21, 2022

Astrophysics major and international public policy minor Katherine Travis ’24 of Bernville, Pa., is the first Lycoming College student to win a place in the Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program. The highly competitive program is designed to provide recipients in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math with full-ride scholarships, annual stipends, summer internships, and guaranteed civilian employment with the DoD upon graduation.

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