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Lycoming College News


WNEP: Students urging peers to register to vote

October 4, 2022

Students at Lycoming College in Williamsport are participating in a nationwide challenge to get other students registered to vote.

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WBRE: New safe house opens for Lycoming College students

October 4, 2022

WBRE reports on the opening of Alliance House on the Lycoming campus as a resource for students healing from trauma and violence.

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Lycoming College researchers to survey households about attitudes toward Williamsport Bureau of Police and neighborhood issues

October 4, 2022

Undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice at Lycoming College will be asking residents in four Williamsport neighborhoods near the College campus and in Newberry to participate in a survey assessing attitudes toward the local police. Students will be doing this field work from Oct. 5-Nov. 11, during early and late afternoon hours. The student research assistants are working as part of class assignments in two courses: Research Methods in Criminal Justice taught by Julie Yingling, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice-criminology; and Policing and Society taught by Justin Medina, Ph.D., assistant professor of criminal justice-criminology. The professors have integrated the research project and student training into their Fall 2022 courses.

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WNEP: Lycoming College offers resources for sexual violence

October 3, 2022

Lycoming College is providing a free resource to students struggling with domestic violence with the opening of Alliance House.

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Lycoming College Art Gallery to feature exhibit that explores the microscopic world

September 30, 2022

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will welcome Corrie Francis Parks whose work investigates the ongoing research of the autonomy of the inanimate. Her exhibit, titled Uncanny Bodies, will open Friday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m., with a gallery talk, and will run through Nov. 26. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College promotes awareness and prevention of sexual violence with opening of Alliance House

September 29, 2022

Lycoming College is pleased to announce the opening of the Alliance House, a dedicated center committed to serving as a catalyst for cultural change regarding sexual violence, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking by inspiring and empowering the campus community to create and promote an environment free of interpersonal violence.

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Lycoming students complete summer chemistry research fellowships

September 23, 2022

This summer, five Lycoming College students had the opportunity to work alongside faculty in research labs as part of the department of chemistry and biochemistry’s Endowed Summer Research Fellow program. From synthesis of iron coordination complexes and production of proteins to inventing new chemical reactions, students worked on a variety of research projects utilizing advanced technologies and techniques.

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Tensions rising between U.S. and China

September 20, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Kantack, assistant professor of political science, provided  expert commentary on rising tensions between the United States and China.

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Local counselors association invites high school students to attend “College Night” at Lycoming College

September 15, 2022

The Lycoming County Counselors Association (LCCA) and Lycoming College invite local high school students to attend “College Night” on Thursday, Sept. 22 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 61 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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Lycoming College theatre to kick off 2022-23 season with “Odin’s Horse”

September 14, 2022

Please note: Odin's Horse has been rescheduled for Oct. 19-22.

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International film festival to feature student works

September 13, 2022

Lycoming College and the Film and Video Arts Department will screen eight short student films at the 15th annual Onscreen Film Festival, slated for Sept. 29 at the AMC Classic 11 in Williamsport, Pa. The screening is free and open to the public, and tickets to the screening can be reserved at OnScreenFF ticket RSVP.

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Lycoming College surges to highest-ever ranking in U.S. News Best Colleges

September 12, 2022

Lycoming College once again moved up in the U.S. News and World Report National Liberal Arts Colleges ranking for 2022-2023, leaping 13 spots to land at No. 111. U.S. News & World Report provides objective college rankings that help students and their families compare the academic quality of higher education institutions across the country. Lycoming’s ascent in industry rankings over several years is evidence of the rising quality and value of a Lycoming education.

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Lions, tigers, and bears: Lycoming College student interns at animal sanctuary

September 7, 2022

To gain hands-on experience, make professional connections, and develop intellectually and personally–these are the motives behind Lycoming College’s support of enhanced academic experiences. While many college students return home for the summer, students at Lycoming are encouraged to seek out and apply to internships, one student being Hannah Seebold ’24, biology major in the pre-veterinary medicine program. This summer, she interned at T&D’s Cats of the World, an animal sanctuary located in Penns Creek for unwanted, abused, and mistreated exotic pets and animals. Watch this video about her experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylD-1pP0Chs.

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Lycoming College Art Gallery to feature exhibit by Chad Andrews

September 2, 2022

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will open a new exhibit this fall featuring work by Chad Andrews. His exhibit titled, “a day can get so long,” will premiere on Friday, Sept. 16, with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. The show will run through Saturday, Oct. 15, and is free and open to the public.

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