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Lycoming College News

Second annual Lycoming College Undergraduate Humanities Research Conference names award winners

April 16, 2024

More than 100 attendees from 24 colleges and universities joined Lycoming College’s second annual Undergraduate Humanities Research Conference on April 6 on the Lycoming campus to celebrate the region’s bright minds who are dedicated to furthering the humanities through high-level research.

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WNEP: 'Win-win situation' – Students, educators applaud state program giving stipends to student teachers

April 11, 2024

As the number of new teachers in the state goes down, Harrisburg is offering payments to student teachers. WNEP checked in with Lycoming College's education department on the program.

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Film and video arts senior films hit the big screen

April 9, 2024

Lycoming College is pleased to present the Film and Video Arts Department Senior Film Screening at the Community Art Center, 220 W 4th St. Williamsport, Pa., on April 18, beginning promptly at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Theater seating is free and open to the public. Tickets are not necessary.

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Healthy dose of discipline helps Lycoming junior pass actuarial exam on first attempt

April 8, 2024

Hannah Saar ’25, actuarial science and mathematics double major with a minor in economics, from Jersey Shore, Pa., overcame a major career obstacle during her junior year at Lycoming College by passing actuarial exam P, administered by the Society of Actuaries. The achievement — rarely attained on a student’s first attempt as the exam has only a 42.5 percent pass rate — will make her a very competitive candidate for employment.

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Sun-Gazette: Lycoming College experts share best viewing tips for solar eclipse

April 3, 2024

"Grab some eclipse glasses and head outside, April 8’s solar eclipse will be one for the books. Emily Wilson, an assistant professor of astrophysics at Lycoming College, has had this date on her mind for a long time."

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Lycoming College student interns produce podcast series on institutional history

April 1, 2024

Fulfilling the requirements of a $150,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in support of the Humanities Research Center, Lycoming College today launched the Lycoming College History Podcast Series. The podcasts serve the dual purpose of functioning as one component of a larger strategy to digitally preserve the institution’s 200+ year history, as well as providing research experiences for student interns as they prepare to embark on careers or graduate studies.

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Sun-Gazette: Friendship Club brings community members, college students together

March 28, 2024

The Sun-Gazette writes about the local Friendship Club, including the participation of Lycoming College education department and students.

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Stupid F##king Bird opening at Lycoming College Mary L. Welch Theatre

March 27, 2024

The Lycoming College theatre department will wrap up its 2023-2024 season with a production of Aaron Posner’s “Stupid F##king Bird.” The show runs April 17-20 in the Mary L. Welch Theatre on the Lycoming College campus, with all shows beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available to purchase beginning today.

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Lycoming College Music Gala takes a new turn with Bach Experience

March 25, 2024

Lycoming College’s ninth annual Music Gala, Sunday, April 14, at 4 p.m., at Williamsport’s historic Community Arts Center, will showcase works from the Lycoming College choir, band, and orchestra, as well as from the Lycoming College Community Orchestra (LCCO). This year’s Gala will add a new element with the addition of choral students from high schools across the region. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sun-Gazette: CAPPA brings Saturday after-school program back

March 20, 2024

"Students from Lycoming College are directly inspiring youth in the community through a local organization that recently relaunched its Saturday after-school program."

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Sun-Gazette: Lycoming’s Wiser earns Lifetime Achievement Award

March 19, 2024

"After 50 years on the sidelines at Lycoming College, associate head coach and co-defensive coordinator Steve Wiser ’74 was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Football Foundation during its annual banquet on Sunday, March 17 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center."

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PaLA: Building relationships with other departments on campus

March 19, 2024

Kim Karim, library services specialist, contributed a piece to the Pennsylvania Library Association blog about building relationships on campus.

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WNEP: Fundraiser benefiting firefighters for cancer screenings

March 19, 2024

""I saw an opportunity to connect the community to his cause, and that's the mission for Lift for Life—just connecting the community to the organization and shedding some light on their fundraiser," said Taylor Chrisenberry '25, a Lycoming College student who is helping firefighters fight cancer.

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PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author to speak at Lycoming College Undergraduate Research Conference

March 18, 2024

Due to unforseen circumstances, this keynote address has been cancelled.

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Lycoming College presents final works of graduating art students

March 14, 2024

Lycoming College Art Gallery in downtown Williamsport will again open its doors to the community for the annual juried exhibition featuring the thesis works of Lycoming College graduating senior art students. The exhibition opens April 5, with an artist reception at 5:30 p.m. The exhibition will run through May 11. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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