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Lycoming College News


Lycoming College students present findings on youth crime study

June 23, 2021

Youth crime in Williamsport is not on the rise, according to Lycoming College criminal justice students from the spring semester’s “Crime Prevention and Policy” course. Recent instances of gun violence in the city, however, inspired students to look closely at current trends of criminal activity and offer solutions to the issues that led to these instances of youth crime.

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Lycoming College alumni network supports student employment

June 15, 2021

In a season when so many future plans have been put on hold, young graduates from Lycoming College continued moving forward, thanks to the connections made possible through the College’s Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences (CEAE). Although the COVID-19 pandemic delayed fulltime job offers for many young grads, in the summer of 2020, now-alumna Mackaella Goodwin began a fulltime position at New York Life Insurance Company following a successful corporate internship with the same company.

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Lycoming College honors outstanding individuals with Alumni Awards for 2020 and 2021

June 9, 2021

The Lycoming College Alumni Association Executive Board (AAEB) honored eight outstanding individuals during the College’s Alumni & Reunion Weekend festivities on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Award recipients were selected by the board through nominations received from alumni and other members of the College community. AAEB president Brad Webb ’05, along with vice president Phil Levesque ’00 and past present Bob Martin ’95, presented awards for both 2020 and 2021 since an in-person event was unable to be held last year due to the pandemic.

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A Message from the President: A Year Like No Other

June 2, 2021

Students wearing face coverings in classrooms. Desks six feet apart. More than 11,000 COVID-19 diagnostic tests administered. Almost 300 students in either quarantine or isolation. No athletics games in the fall. Playing sports while wearing face coverings in the winter and spring. Recruiting a class without visits to high schools. Managing millions of dollars of federal government support. Seemingly endless Zoom and TEAMS meetings. Two Commencement ceremonies.

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Award-winning novelist and singer interviewed in next issue of Brilliant Corners

June 2, 2021

“I’ve always felt a little bit outside of any club,” explains writer/singer Angela Carole Brown, “living on the fringes, not really doing things in the way that would be expected of me as a woman, as a black person, as an artist.”

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Caroline Payne in University Business

May 25, 2021

Caroline Payne created the Warrior Coffee Project to provide hands-on experience in sustainable development and international trade. Read about how the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced what higher education professionals have known for a long time—that a global education is essential because it prepares students for the interdependent world in which we now live.

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Lycoming professor presents translation of contemporary Spanish play performed by theatre students

May 25, 2021

On April 27, Lycoming’s Modern Language Studies Department Chair and Logan A. Richmond Endowed Professor Sandra Kingery, Ph.D., presented her translation of “The Treatment,” a play by Spanish writer Pablo Remón. The Lycoming theatre department presented a selection from the first act of the play virtually as a staged reading performed by Lycoming students and directed by C. Austin Hill, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of theatre.

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WNEP: Students paint mural with message of equality

May 20, 2021

Lycoming Art Professor Howard Tran teaches students that art is a reflection of culture. Now his students are practicing that message in the broader community.

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Lycoming students present at SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium

May 20, 2021

On April 9, 10, and 11, Lycoming College students Esmeralda Luna ’21, Valeria Rivera ’22, and Kellie Mooney ’21 presented talks at the SUNY New Paltz Undergraduate Art History Symposium. The event gathered nearly one hundred student speakers from across the northeast to share achievements in undergraduate research.

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Lycoming film department welcomes industry pros for open discussion

May 12, 2021

Lycoming College’s film and video arts department recently welcomed four panelists to a discussion as part of is visiting filmmaker and artist series. The virtual event provided students with an opportunity to hear first-hand about these industry professionals’ experiences, ask questions, and listen to the advice of seasoned experts.

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Lycoming College celebrates commencements for classes of 2020 and 2021

May 11, 2021

Lycoming College will hold two commencement ceremonies at the close of the 2020-21 academic year – one ceremony for the Class of 2021, and another ceremony for the Class of 2020, which has not yet been able to celebrate with an in-person commencement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Class of 2021 Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 15, at 2 p.m., while the Class of 2020 will celebrate on May 22, at 2 p.m. Both events will observe COVID-19 safety protocols and are invitation only. Live streams will be available for those unable to attend in-person at https://www.lycoming.edu/calendar/.

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Students’ academic achievements recognized at annual Honors Convocation

May 7, 2021

Lycoming College students were honored for their dedication to academic excellence with scholarships and fellowships during two recent outdoor, socially-distanced ceremonies. A recording of the larger of the two events—Honors Convocation--can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/WjtSf4Bz2VQ.

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Students and staff receive accolades for leadership and service to community

May 5, 2021

Lycoming College recognized multiple students and staff for showing leadership through serving the Lycoming and Williamsport communities. Honorees were acknowledged for their selfless and tireless dedication to serving others and for their leadership to advance student life at the College during an outdoor, socially-distanced Honors Convocation ceremony on April 25. A recording of the event can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/WjtSf4Bz2VQ. Those honored include:

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Lycoming Faculty receive teaching awards at Honors Convocation

May 3, 2021

Lycoming College presented two faculty members with teaching awards during an outdoor, socially-distanced Honors Convocation ceremony on April 25. A recording of the event can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/WjtSf4Bz2VQ.

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Students awarded Chieftain, departmental awards at Lycoming College Honors Convocation

April 29, 2021

Lycoming College had the distinct pleasure of naming Rachel Rubright ’21 the recipient of the 2021 Chieftain Award during an outdoor, socially-distanced Honors Convocation ceremony on April 25. A recording of the event can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/WjtSf4Bz2VQ.

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