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Lycoming College News


Seventy-five Lycoming College students donated time to local charities for 9/11 Day of Service

September 16, 2021

To honor the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States, Lycoming College partnered with non-profit organization 9/11 Day to help shift the focus from tragedy to that of doing good. More than 75 students, faculty and staff from Lycoming College volunteered 223 hours at 11 organizations around Williamsport.

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Lycoming College partners with Verto Education to allow students to start college abroad

September 10, 2021

Lycoming College recently launched an exciting partnership with Verto Education, an organization that enables students to start college abroad before continuing their studies on campus in Williamsport.

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Class of 2025 walks through Sykes gate to begin Lycoming journey

September 8, 2021

Lycoming College welcomed another strong academic and very diverse class during New Student Convocation, Aug. 26. The Class of 2025 entered through the David B Sykes gate not only as a robust, intelligent cohort, but also as a resilient one. Despite the interruptions and unusual challenges in their college search brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year and a half, the Lycoming College Class of 2025 is poised to make history.

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Local Counselors Association to Hold College Night Fair at Lycoming College

September 7, 2021

The Lycoming County Counselors Association (LCCA) and Lycoming College invite local high school students to attend “College Night” on Thursday, September 16, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Keiper Recreation Center on the College’s campus. College Night has been an annual event for nearly 30 years and gives local high school students the chance to interact and network with representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities. The event is free and open to the public. For the safety of our students, families, and representatives, masks will be required for all in attendance.

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Abigail Traxler: ‘Invest’ing in a career through internship opportunity

August 26, 2021

While writing a paper for class about diversity in business, Abigail Traxler ’23 happened upon a program that promotes just that— women in finance.

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Lycoming College Art Gallery to introduce new exhibit by Mark Chen

August 20, 2021

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will open a new exhibit this fall featuring works of photography by Mark Chen, as well as a “Ring” doorbell feature that can be rung to ask the artist questions in real time. The show opens on Friday, Sept. 3, with a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. The show will run through Saturday, Oct. 9, and is free and open to the public.

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Williamsport’s only international film festival to screen student films

August 18, 2021

Lycoming College today announced its lineup for the 14th annual Onscreen Film and Video Festival. Admission is free and open to the public, and attendees should RSVP at http://evite.me/Au7tY3zHHx. The Sept. 30 screening begins promptly at 7 p.m. at the AMC Classic 11 in Williamsport, Pa.

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Pursuing careers with a focus on networking at Lycoming College

August 10, 2021

When asked about overall advice for students, Lycoming College Career Advisor Anne Landon replied, “Never underestimate the power of networking whether it be with a career advisor, professor, coach, college alumni, friend, or even family member.” 

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Lycoming College recognized as part of America’s leading liberal arts colleges

August 5, 2021

The prestigious Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges recently welcomed Lycoming College as a member, distinguishing Lycoming as one of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions. The endorsement validates the College’s education framework that encourages students to think clearly, analytically, creatively, and critically. What makes a liberal arts college different, according to The Annapolis Group, is not the coursework but how the school offers students valuable preparation for a lifetime of meaningful and productive work.

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Lycoming College receives $125,000 grant to support renovation of genetics lab

July 27, 2021

The George I. Alden Trust has awarded Lycoming College a grant of $125,000 in support of the renovation of the genetics teaching lab in the Heim Science Building. The recent addition of majors in astrophysics, neuroscience, and biochemistry have accounted for the College’s most significant growth in enrollment and high performing students, and the renovations will ultimately support and further the education and success of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) students. This is the fifth grant awarded to Lycoming by the Alden Trust, the last one supporting the creation of the new biochemistry teaching and research labs.

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WBRE/WYOU: Next phase of Williamsport’s Old City Redevelopment Project begins

July 26, 2021

The next phase of Williamsport’s Old City Redevelopment Project is underway. This project has been in the works for the past few years and the next development will be at Lycoming College. 

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WVIA Keystone Edition: "Viruses, Pandemics, and Society" Course to Be Offered At Lycoming College

July 25, 2021

Listen to Mary Morrison discusses the new course she is teaching, the fundamentals of virology, and what students will take away from the course.

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