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Lycoming College News


WBRE: Popular career paths for college graduates

May 12, 2022

WBRE reports on some popular majors at Lycoming College and what 2022 graduates have planned for the future.

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Lycoming College Named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

May 11, 2022

Lycoming College is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a great education with excellent career preparation at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review. Lycoming earned one of the country’s highest ROI (Return on Investment) rankings from The Princeton Review for its top marks in academic offerings, career placement services, cost/financial aid, graduation rates, and student debt, as well as alumni salary levels and job satisfaction.

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WBRE: ‘Spring Breakers’ volunteer and give back this year

May 5, 2022

"A group of college students decided to spend their spring break doing something a little different. Through a campus program, they worked together to help out at several organizations in Lycoming county."

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Lycoming students sign up for alternative spring break to foster campus culture

May 4, 2022

Instead of heading home or to a sunny locale, a group of Lycoming College students participated in “Alternative Spring Break,” a free program for students opting to dedicate their time to community service opportunities. Organized by Sophia Stabley, director of community service and involvement at Lycoming College, and Jae Ellison, director of outdoor leadership and education (OLE) at Lycoming, the group stayed on campus for the break and worked together on various community service and outdoor recreational activities.

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WNEP: Political science professor discusses Roe v. Wade

May 3, 2022

Susan Achury Plaza, assistant professor of political science, provides insight on leaked Supreme Court document.

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Students collaborate with Russian university

May 2, 2022

A group of first-year students at Lycoming College gained a unique cultural and academic experience by completing team projects with students from Ural State Pedagogical University in Russia. The students conducted video calls with Russian students weekly, as well as exchanged written communications, all for a First-year Seminar entitled “Changing the World – Psychology of Global Leadership.”

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Students and staff receive accolades for leadership and service to community

April 29, 2022

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 Honors Convocation. Those honored include:

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Students’ academic achievements recognized at annual Honors Convocation

April 29, 2022

Lycoming College students were honored for their dedication to academic excellence with scholarships and fellowships during Honors Convocation at Williamsport’s Community Arts Center. The following individuals were recognized:

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Lycoming Faculty receive teaching awards at Honors Convocation

April 29, 2022

Lycoming College presented two faculty members with teaching awards during its annual Honors Convocation ceremony on April 24 at Williamsport’s Community Arts Center.

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Lycoming College names 2022 Chieftain, departmental award winners

April 29, 2022

Lycoming College named Luke W. Jordan ’22 the recipient of the Chieftain Award during the College’s annual Honors Convocation ceremony on April 24 at Williamsport’s Community Arts Center, to an audience of students, families, faculty, and staff. Jordan was recognized for his leadership and advocacy for student athletes, his passion for academic life, and his contributions to important student organizations.

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Advocate for women and underrepresented groups to deliver commencement address at Lycoming College

April 28, 2022

Brenda Alston-Mills, Ph.D., ’66, will address students, families, faculty, and staff as the keynote speaker at Lycoming College’s 174th commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2 p.m., on the Fultz Quadrangle. In recognition of her distinguished, extensive and inspiring contributions to higher learning as a faculty member, student adviser, researcher, administrator and trustee, the College will award Alston-Mills with an honorary Doctor of Laws, L.L.D., during the ceremony.

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Lycoming College receives $150,000 grant to support student scholarships

April 27, 2022

The Hearst Foundations have awarded Lycoming College a grant of $150,000 to support middle-income retention scholarships. This two-year grant will be implemented for the 2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years and will provide support to middle-income students as they move from their first to sophomore year.

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Lycoming College student receives full scholarship to study abroad in Ireland

April 25, 2022

Music and anthropology major, Birdie Hadfield ’24, became the first Lycoming College student to win a Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship (FEA) and full tuition scholarships to study ethnomusicology in Ireland.

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Lycoming College surpasses donor goal and raises $372,172 during Days of Giving

April 19, 2022

The Lycoming College community demonstrated its Warrior pride during its Days of Giving on April 12 and 13, 2022. The fourth annual fundraising event was the College’s most successful, resulting in 1,238 donors and $372,172 in 48 hours to help further the mission of Lycoming and create opportunity for its students.

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Lycoming College ROTC cadets receive contracts

April 13, 2022

Two Lycoming College ROTC cadets were recently contracted in a ceremony where they took an oath committing to the completion of basic and advanced ROTC courses. As contracted students, both Wiley Kahler ’24 (business administration) and Nicholas Wilke ’24 (criminal justice and criminology) will enter the Army upon graduation as officers on either active or reserve duty.

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