Lycoming College News


Explore the beauty of chaos in “Eddy López: Remixes” at the Lycoming College Art Gallery

Works by printmaker Eddy López utilize big data, averaging algorithms, and 500-year-old printmaking techniques to create compositions that attempt to find the beauty in chaos in his exhibit, “Eddy López: Remixes,” at the Lycoming College Art Gallery from July 6 – Sept. 8. A reception will be held Sept. 7, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. with a talk by the artist at 5:30 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College honors outstanding individuals with 2018 Alumni Awards

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) honored outstanding individuals during the College’s Alumni & Reunion Weekend festivities on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Award recipients were selected by the board from nominations received from alumni and other members of the College community, and board president Mary-Louise Paucke ’97, along with vice president Bob Martin ’95, presented this year’s awards.

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Lycoming College chemistry professors provide local students with hands-on STEM experience

Lycoming College chemistry professors recently connected with local schools to explore STEM issues that provide them with a basic understanding of everyday science. Through multiple partnerships, two Lycoming College chemistry faculty members conducted experiments alongside students in order to illustrate unique chemical reactions and offer valuable experience with intricate lab instrumentation.

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Distinguished poet discusses John Coltrane and jazz in America in Brilliant Corners

Michael Harper’s celebration of jazz and John Coltrane through poetry characterizes his deep understanding and appreciation for jazz, as well as the countless ways jazz can inspire all artists alike. In an interview included in the most recent issue of Brilliant Corners, Harper discusses the role of jazz in America, the individuality of the artist, and the discomfort associated with addressing certain aspects of American history and culture.

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Lycoming College experiences surge in new student enrollment for Fall 2018

The number of applications for Lycoming College’s Fall 2018 freshman class increased by 25 percent at a time when most colleges and universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are experiencing flat or declining enrollment. The College received more than 2500 applications — up from 2000 just one year ago — and 361 students have already submitted an enrollment deposit, with the final number likely to approach 375, making one of the largest classes in a decade. At the same time, the College has increased selectivity with 65 percent of applicants accepted compared to 72 percent five years ago.

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Lycoming College criminal justice students present research on transnational crimes

Criminal justice and criminology students at Lycoming College enlightened fellow educators and students on transnational crimes at the 30th Pennsylvania Criminal Justice Educators Annual Meeting on April 7. The conference, hosted at Lock Haven University, attracted regional faculty, practitioners, and both graduate and undergraduate students. Four Lycoming students presented secondary research papers to an attentive panel of experts in the criminal justice field and students pursuing careers in criminal justice or criminology.

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A Message from the President: Class of 2022 already making its mark

On May 12, we held Commencement exercises and celebrated the Class of 2018. I want to begin by asking that you join me in congratulating the newest members of the Lycoming College alumni body. Like our alumni body more broadly, they are a highly accomplished group.

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Lycoming College history students recognized for original research at regional, national conferences

Several Lycoming College history students received accolades for their original historical research at conferences this spring. Additionally, the College inducted several new members into its history honor society, Phi Alpha Theta.

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Lycoming students network with alumni at prominent investment management company

A group of Lycoming College students and faculty members visited The Vanguard Group, an investment management company located in Malvern, Pa., on April 13. With several alumni employed by Vanguard, the trip served as a networking opportunity and a chance for students to talk with industry professionals, including investment legend and company founder, Jack Bogle.

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Lycoming College announces Dean's List for Spring 2018

The Lycoming College Dean's List is issued at the close of each semester in recognition of superior scholarship. The following high-performing students were recognized for academic excellence for the Spring of 2018.

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From watershed to tap water, students from Loyalsock School District learn about clean water

More than 130 sixth-grade students from the Loyalsock School District learned about the water cycle from watershed to faucet during a field trip to the Waterdale Environmental Education Center on May 2-3. The event was organized by Waterdale partners, including Walt Nicholson, center director, Williamsport Municipal Water Authority (WMWA), Lycoming College’s education department and Clean Water Initiative (CWI) and Lycoming County Conservation District.

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Travel to the red planet at Lycoming College’s Detwiler Planetarium

Lycoming College invites the Williamsport community to enjoy a free show in its Detwiler Planetarium on June 1. The show, which is part of Williamsport First Friday, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College recognizes leadership and service to community

Students and staff were recognized for their service to Lycoming and Williamsport communities during Lycoming College’s Honors Convocation at the Williamsport Community Arts Center. Honorees were acknowledged for their selfless and tireless dedication to serving others and for their dedicated leadership to advance student life at the College. Those honored include:

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Lycoming honors students for exceptional academic achievement

At Lycoming College’s annual Honors Convocation, held in the Williamsport Community Arts Center, a number of students were honored for their commitment to academic excellence with accolades, scholarships and fellowships. Those recognized include:

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