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Lycoming College News

Douthat lecturer Krista Ruffini to address Lycoming College on income assistance programs and health effects

September 28, 2023

Lycoming College’s annual James and Emily Douthat lecture series will host Krista Ruffini, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at Georgetown University, for a talk entitled, “Income, Health, and Government Policy: How the Social Safety Net Can Promote Well-being.” The talk, slated for Thursday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m., will take place in the Trogner Presentation Room in the Krapf Gateway Center.

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Lycoming officially dedicates Girardi Stadium at Warriors’ home opener

September 27, 2023

Lycoming College officially dedicated Coach Frank Girardi Stadium during the football team’s home opener against SUNY Cortland on Saturday, Sept. 9, in a pregame ceremony that featured Lycoming College President Kent Trachte, Head Football Coach Mike Clark ’93, Coach Girardi’s son, Jerry ’86, and, of course, Coach Girardi.

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Matilda at Community Arts Center marks Lycoming College summer stock production a success

September 21, 2023

Lycoming College’s theatre department is flying high following the successful summer stock production of Roald Dahl’s “Matilda the Musical” that delighted audiences at Williamsport’s historic Community Arts Center. The show provided the community with live family entertainment, and young performers from across the region with the opportunity to exercise their singing and acting chops during the summer months.

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Nancy Powhida to exhibit at Lycoming College Art Gallery

September 20, 2023

The works of Nancy Powhida will be displayed in an exhibition entitled, “Life Stories: Works of Nancy Powhida” at the Lycoming College Art Gallery in downtown Williamsport beginning Friday, Sept. 22, with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. The show, which is free and open to the public, will run through Friday, Oct. 20.

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Lycoming College continues its climb in U.S. Best Colleges rankings

September 19, 2023

Lycoming College topped its ranking in the U.S. News and World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges listing, jumping up four spots to No. 107 for 2023-2024.

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Lycoming College hires new associate vice president for enrollment management

September 15, 2023

Following a national search for a new head of its enrollment management division, Lycoming College today announced that Chip Hinton has been named associate vice president for enrollment management and will serve as the College’s chief enrollment officer. In this position, Hinton will guide Lycoming as it faces an increasingly challenging enrollment landscape and seeks to maximize student enrollment at the liberal arts and sciences institution.

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WNEP: Construction begins at Brandon Park baseball field

September 12, 2023

Coach Rick Oliveri discusses Lycoming College's new baseball field in Brandon Park, which will be game ready in spring of 2024.

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Entrepreneur speaks about founding business based on inclusion

September 12, 2023

In a celebration of women entrepreneurs, Lindsay Wrege will address the Lycoming College campus with a talk entitled, “Student to CEO: Dream Big and Start Small,” on Wednesday, Sept. 27,, at 7 p.m., in Trogner Presentation Room in the Krapf Gateway Center. The event is sponsored by the department of business administration and is free and open to the public.

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Bird Lore: Bird calls and songs

September 8, 2023

Mary E. Morrison, a member of the Lycoming College Biology Department and Lycoming Audubon Society, recently contributed an article about bird songs to the Shamokin News Item.

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Lycoming’s New Student Convocation welcomes Class of 2027

September 5, 2023

Lycoming College welcomed first-year and transfer students during the New Student Convocation on Aug. 24. In keeping with a long-held tradition, students marched through the David B Sykes Gate to mark the beginning of their academic year. Student Senate officers and Chip Edmonds, Ed.D. ’98, executive vice president, then led the group through campus to Lamade Gymnasium where faculty, staff, family, and friends joined in celebration and recognition.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Rita Dove to read at Lycoming College

September 4, 2023

Celebrated poet Rita Dove will present recent works during a reading at Lycoming College, Monday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m., in Trogner Presentation Room in the Krapf Gateway Center. Dove was named the Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing this year at the College. The event is free and open to the public.

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High school students encouraged to start the college search process at “College Night” at Lycoming College

September 1, 2023

The Lycoming County Counselors Association (LCCA) and Lycoming College invite local high school students to attend “College Night” on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Keiper Recreation Center on the College’s campus. The annual event offers students and families the chance to speak with representatives from 55 colleges and universities to explore possibilities and find the right college for them. The event is free and open to the public.

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New faculty arrive at Lycoming College for 2023-24 academic year

August 24, 2023

Lycoming College welcomed several new faculty members to campus for the 2023-24 academic year, bringing a breadth of knowledge to classrooms at the nationally-recognized liberal arts and sciences institution.

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WVIA Art Scene: Lynn Estomin and Caroline Payne

August 15, 2023

Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Caroline Payne and Professor Emerita of Art Lynn Estomin speak about the Lycoming College Interdisciplinary Dominican Republic Project and the Warrior Coffee project, in connection with the exhibition, "Dominican Republic: 1975/2023--Photographs by Lynn (Zimmerman) Estomin & Bob Zimmerman," at the Lycoming College Art Gallery.

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Local digital history research enabled by $150,000 grant

August 8, 2023

A $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in support of Lycoming College’s Humanities Research Center (HRC) has enabled student interns to spend the summer months working collaboratively with faculty members to develop a digital history of the College.

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