Lycoming College News


Experience the life cycle of a star at the Lycoming College Detwiler Planetarium

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

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Lycoming College students present at Susquehanna River Symposium

Clean Water Institute (CWI) interns and staff from Lycoming College presented their research at the 13th annual Susquehanna River Symposium at Bucknell University on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, and Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Featuring speeches, poster presentations, and exhibits from more than 150 students and professionals, this year’s Susquehanna River Symposium, titled “Science, Conservation, and Heritage,” provided an opportunity for students, faculty, consultants, agencies, and watershed groups to build a body of knowledge about the human and natural communities of the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Eighteen post-secondary institutions from Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland participated.

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Lycoming College student awarded Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service

Lycoming College German major Shelby Civils ’20 (Altoona, Pa.) was one of twenty-five students from the United States and Canada to receive an undergraduate scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD). DAAD is the largest funding organization in the world, supporting the international exchange of students and scholars.

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Lycoming College theatre students learn from professionals at the 2018 Shaw Festival

Lycoming College theatre department faculty and students attended a jam-packed professional trip to the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Oct. 11-14, for one of Canada's premiere professional theatre companies.

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Lycoming College presents The Nutcracker

The Lycoming College music department and the St. John School of the Arts, in collaboration with the Community Arts Center (CAC), will unite to present Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. at the CAC in downtown Williamsport.

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Lycoming College Theatre Department Presents Blacktop Sky

Lycoming College theatre department continues its 50th season with Christina Anderson’s 2013 play, “Blacktop Sky.” The production, directed by Lycoming College theatre major Jennifer Spencer ’20 (Philadelphia), will be presented in room D001 of Wendle Hall, adjacent to the lobby of the Mary L. Welch Theatre, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, through Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Lycoming College celebrates unity, honors those lost in Pittsburgh

In light of recent events, Lycoming College gathered as a campus to show support for those involved in the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh, and to celebrate diversity in its own campus community.

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Mallory Weymer named director of civic engagement and personal development

Lycoming College is pleased to welcome Mallory Weymer as the new director of civic engagement and personal development. In her new position, Weymer will play a key role in the facilitation of meaningful community interactions for Lycoming students.

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Lycoming College Community Orchestra fall concert to feature beloved classics

The Lycoming College Community Orchestra (LCCO) invites Williamsport and the surrounding communities to its annual fall concert, slated for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at 7:30p.m. in Lycoming College’s Clarke Chapel.

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Lycoming College’s Warrior Coffee Project celebrates harvest with progressive dinner, auction

Three distinct events on Nov. 16 will enable the Lycoming College and Williamsport communities to discover all there is to know about the brew that is making waves locally. Participants in a progressive dinner event in Williamsport — “Coffee for a Cause” — will have the opportunity to look at the College’s Warrior Coffee from different perspectives, and gain a deeper understanding for and appreciation of all that the Warrior Coffee Project does for farmers and their families in the Dominican Republic, and for Lycoming College students and the surrounding communities.

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Nurturing compassion; Lycoming College and the Lycoming County United Way

Since arriving in Williamsport five years ago as the new president of Lycoming College, Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., has served as a dedicated board member of the Lycoming County United Way (LCUW). This past spring, he began a two-year term as chair of the board of directors for LCUW.

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Delve into Creole literature at Lycoming College lecture

Lycoming College is excited to host Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, Ph.D., Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professor of French and Francophone Studies, and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University (PSU), for a special lecture titled “Transoceanic Connections: Creole Imaginaries and Narratives of Displacement,” on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall on the Lycoming College campus.

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Alpha Xi Delta to hold Baked Xiti event to benefit autism

The Iota Mu Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will hold a Baked Xiti event open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the East Hall Coffeehouse on the Lycoming College campus. The evening will feature a buffet-style assortment of salad, baked ziti, and various desserts. All proceeds will support Autism Speaks.

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