Lycoming College News


Reentry simulation to take place at Lycoming College

*The United States makes up 5% of the world’s population, but has 25% of the world’s prison population.

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Research team finds wealth tax can reduce number of poor

An interdisciplinary team of students and faculty from Lycoming College have come together to co-author an article which has been published in the journal Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science. Both students and faculty from the departments of economics and physics at the small liberal arts and sciences institution collaborated for the study, which examined how the distribution of wealth is affected by tax and redistribution strategies.

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Lycoming College welcomes 3OH!3 for the fall 2019 concert

The Lycoming College Campus Activities Board (CAB) has announced that 3OH!3 will headline the fall concert scheduled for Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. in the Keiper Recreation Center on the Lycoming College campus.

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Award winning art writer and poet to lecture at Lycoming College

Lycoming College’s film and video arts program will sponsor guest speaker Anne Lesley Selcer with a talk on her award-winning book, “Sun Cycle,” and other recent works, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m., in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to the public. An art writer and poet, Selcer is currently on tour promoting her book of poetry, “Sun Cycle.” The book – released just last month – was recently named the winner of the First Poetry Book Award published by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center.

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Documentary film “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” at Williamsport CAC

The Lycoming College Scholars Program proudly presents a screening of the documentary, “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin,” a film about the impending global impact of Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency. The film begins at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at the Community Arts Center in downtown Williamsport. The event is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College to present 2019 Pennsylvania College Student Film and Video Festival

The Film and Video Arts program in the Department of Communication at Lycoming College, along with the College's Art Department, will host the 13th Pennsylvania College Student Film and Video Festival on Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the AMC Classic 11 in Williamsport, Pa. The screening is free and open to the public. Tickets are limited and those wishing to attend the festival must RSVP at http://evite.me/WdktQhQm3P.

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A Message from the President: Celebrating a Greater Lycoming

At Lycoming College, we prepare young people for the 21st century. We are committed to launching our graduates into successful careers and lives of meaning. At Lycoming, we change lives and we change the world. We believe in this vision and we act upon it every day.

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Distinguished writer to read from new memoir at Lycoming College

Lycoming College’s English department is delighted to welcome Suzanne Farrell Smith for a reading of her first memoir, “The Memory Sessions,” in Shangraw Performance Hall in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The reading will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public.

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Carole Counihan explores “taste activism” at Lycoming College

This year, as part of the James and Emily Douthat Distinguished Lectureship in the Liberal Arts and Sciences, Lycoming College welcomes Carole Counihan, Ph.D., professor emerita of anthropology at Millersville University. Counihan will address the College and Williamsport communities with her lecture, entitled “Taste Activism in Urban Sardinia, Italy,” in Shangraw Performance Hall in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m.

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Williamsport Chamber Players to open series with “The Music of Poulenc”

The Williamsport Chamber Players will kick off its inaugural season on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Community Arts Center (CAC) in downtown Williamsport. Sponsored by Lycoming College and directed by William Ciabattari, Ph.D., associate professor of music at Lycoming College and department chair, the group brings together top local musicians who share a passion for performing small ensemble and chamber music.

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Lycoming College ‘retires the number’ of Jason Stamm ’95

The Lycoming College chemistry department will recognize the achievements of Dr. Jason Stamm ’95, by “retiring his number.” A banner bearing Stamm’s name and class year of 1995 will be ensconced in the chemistry department display cabinet in the Heim Building — an honor bestowed upon prominent alumni who have done exceedingly well in their field and given back to the institution. The ceremony is slated for Friday, Oct. 18 at 4:00 p.m. in Heim G-09 on the Lycoming College campus.

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Experienced nonviolent activist and author to speak at Lycoming College

Lycoming College is pleased to welcome activist George Lakey for a talk on successful student movements. The event will take place in Heim G11 on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 3:15 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

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Lycoming College Art Gallery to display “Trace” exhibit by Karine Falleni

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will open a new exhibit, “Trace,” featuring the works of French-born artist Karine Falleni. The exhibit opens on Oct. 18 and runs until Nov. 15, with an artist reception on Friday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m., followed by a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public.

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