Lycoming College News


Lycoming College art students to exhibit senior theses

Lycoming College Art Gallery in downtown Williamsport will once again open its doors to the community for the annual juried exhibition featuring the thesis works of Lycoming College graduating senior art students. The exhibition opens April 12, with an artist reception 5-7:30 p.m., and a gallery talk at 6 p.m., with the gallery remaining open until 9 p.m. that evening. The exhibition will run through May 11.

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Senior video installations featured at Lycoming College Digital Media Gallery

Lycoming College’s film and video arts program will present two graduating seniors’ video installations in the Digital Media Gallery on Thursday, April 11, at 4:30 p.m. Light food and drinks will be provided at the opening reception, which is free and open to the public.

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Jane Dailey to address history of racially-restrictive marriage laws at Lycoming College

Lycoming College welcomes guest lecturer Jane Dailey, Ph.D., for the 46th annual Robert H. Ewing Lecture. Dailey’s presentation, “White Fright: Sex, Race and the African American Freedom Struggle,” will be held on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on the Lycoming College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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See the red planet through the eyes of Opportunity Rover at Lycoming College

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on April 5th. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Lycoming College Annual Music Gala slated for April 5

The sixth annual Lycoming College Music Department Gala will showcase select music ensembles on Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The event is free and open to the public.

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Criminologist discusses the relationship between violent crime and immigration

Ramiro Martinez, Ph.D., will address the Lycoming College campus as part of the 20th annual Strauser Lecture Series on Tuesday, April 2, at 4 p.m., in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall, Shangraw Performance Hall. Drawing from 20 years of experience and an extensive body of empirical research, his talk, titled “Did more immigration mean more crime? National implications, local context and research findings,” will focus on the impact of immigration on violent crime.

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"Under the Walnut Tree" garners international recognition for Lycoming College film professor

Leah Bedrosian Peterson, multi-media artist, associate professor of film and video arts, and chair of the communications department at Lycoming College, received recognition at multiple national film festivals for, “Under the Walnut Tree”, her first stop-motion animation.

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Creative writing student published in literary journal

Creative Writing and English Literature major Samuel Novoa ’20 (Byram Township, N.J.) recently had a poem selected for publication in The Allegheny Review. Now entering its 34th year of publication, The Allegheny Review is one of the few literary magazines nationwide dedicated exclusively to undergraduate works of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork. Published annually, the periodical showcases some of the best literature the nation’s undergraduates have to offer.

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Lycoming College students get a taste of Australian culture during winter break

While most Lycoming College students and faculty members spent the long winter break celebrating holidays with family and friends, students enrolled in “Colonizing the Pacific World,” rang in the New Year exploring Australia and Shanghai through a collaborative effort between the Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences (CEAE) and the College’s history department.

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Lycoming College to bring one-act opera, “Cavalleria Rusticana,” to CAC

Take an Easter Sunday journey to Sicily for a story full of heart-aching drama and beautiful music as the Lycoming College Music Department presents a concert production of “Cavalleria Rusticana.” Pietro Mascagni’s one act opera will feature the Lycoming College Community Orchestra and a vocal ensemble of students, area professionals, and community members, under the direction of William Ciabattari, Ph.D., associate professor of music at Lycoming College and chair of the department. The performance is set for Wednesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m., at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport.

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Yuengling family to lead panel discussion at Lycoming College

Lycoming College’s Institute for Management Studies is pleased to welcome 2016 Dr. James E. Douthat Outstanding Achievement Award recipient Dick Yuengling ’66 and his daughters for a presentation and panel discussion in Clarke Chapel on Wednesday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m. The panel will focus on the brewer’s history, and growth of this once small business into a leader in the beer industry.

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English professor redefines assignment-writing in article series

John P. Graham Teaching Professor Gary R. Hafer, Ph.D, takes teaching to the next level with his theories on assignment writing. In collaboration with his colleague Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning at Pennsylvania State University, Hafer wrote a series of articles to be published bimonthly in The Teaching Professor through May 2019.

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Examine the night skies from a different point of view at Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy free shows in its Detwiler Planetarium on March 1. The shows, which are part of Williamsport First Friday, begin at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and are open to the public.

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Biology faculty member chosen to participate in teaching mentoring network, chair of organization

Bob Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Lycoming College and Clean Water Institute research associate, was recently selected to participate in the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) Faculty Mentoring Network (FMN) for “Reducing Barriers to Teaching with R in Undergraduate Biology” and to serve as Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science.

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