Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Lycoming College holds Medieval Lyco

Lycoming College held its annual Medieval Lyco on Saturday, March 16 in Pennington Lounge.

Activities included tricycle jousting, fencing demonstrations and medieval battle enactments. There also was live medieval-themed music and food.

Sam Clarke, of Cranberry Township, a senior archaeology major, gave fencing demonstrations to some of the middle school students in attendance; and Victoria Rogers, of South Paris, Maine, a senior English major, had a poster display about Feudal Japan as part of the Japanese Culture Club activities. Students also sold pirate-themed cupcakes, decorated the lounge with paper torches and wore hand-made armor.

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit

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