Education

Leadership and Service Awards presented

October 4, 2014

Lycoming College recognized co-curricular student achievement on campus during its eighth annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet on April 9. more»

U.S. Comptroller General to deliver commencement address

September 4, 2014

Gene L. Dodaro, a 1973 Lycoming College graduate and the eighth Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), will deliver the keynote address at Lycoming’s 166th commencement on Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. on The Quad. more»

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to be held at Lycoming

August 1, 2014

Lycoming College will host the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee’s second annual Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 18. more»

10th annual Read-In to feature 'The Hunger Games'

August 1, 2014

Lycoming College’s Snowden Library will host its 10th annual Read-In fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. more»

Student teachers participate in mock interviews

August 1, 2014

Eight Lycoming College student teachers recently participated in mock interviews with 17 teachers and administrators from six local school districts. more»

Business students conduct resume writing workshop

July 4, 2014

Sixteen Lycoming College students in a business practicum class taught by Bonita Kolb, Ph.D., associate professor of business administration, recently held a résumé writing workshop at the local American Rescue Workers. more»

Digital media senior exhibition

July 4, 2014

Lycoming College seniors in the Digital Media Communication program will present an exhibition of their capstone work on Friday, April 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Communication Building on the corner of Fourth and Franklin streets. more»

Konopski named vice president for enrollment management

July 3, 2014

Lycoming College President Kent Trachte, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Michael Konopski as vice president for enrollment management, effective July 1. Konopski will provide vision and direction for the college’s enrollment and financial aid offices and serve as a member of the senior leadership team. more»

Sustainability Committee partners with Food Recovery Network

June 2, 2014

In an effort to fight food waste and to help those in need, the Lycoming College Sustainability Committee has teamed up with the Food Recovery Network (FRN) to save surplus food in the college’s dining hall and donate it to the local American Rescue Workers’ (ARW) shelter. more»

Sustainability Committee partners with Food Recovery Network

June 2, 2014

In an effort to fight food waste and to help those in need, the Lycoming College Sustainability Committee has teamed up with the Food Recovery Network (FRN) to save surplus food in the college’s dining hall and donate it to the local American Rescue Workers’ (ARW) shelter. more»

Digital Media Gallery to present alumna exhibit

May 2, 2014

Lycoming College will host "Speculation on the Trajectory of Human Kind," a video and photography exhibit by alumna Amanda Le Kline in the Digital Media Gallery from Feb. 26 to March 20. An artist lecture will be held Tuesday, Feb. more»

Building Sustainability at All Levels

April 18, 2014

The announcement of two new major sustainability initiatives highlighted Bucknell's second annual Sustainability Symposium.

Dance Team to Hold ‘Take the Stage’ Fundraiser on May 3

April 17, 2014

The Wildcat Dance Team will hold its spring “Take the Stage” dance production at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium. The biannual event includes performances by guest students from the Milissa Augustine Dance Academy. Penn College’s Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Saturday afternoon for its winter production. A fundraiser for […]

Food for Fly Thought

April 16, 2014

Bucknell biologist links nutrition with brain development in fruit flies.

WAMS Fares Well at BLaST Computer Fair

Congratulations to our Williamsport Area Middle School students who fared well at BLaST Computer Fair held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, April 15.

WAMS Fares Well at BLaST Computer Fair

April 16, 2014

Congratulations to our Williamsport Area Middle School students who fared well at BLaST Computer Fair held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, April 15.

WAHS Foreign Exchange Students Recognized

Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.

WAHS Foreign Exchange Students Recognized

April 16, 2014

Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.

Williamsport Resident, Veteran Receives WAHS Diploma

Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.

Williamsport Resident, Veteran Receives WAHS Diploma

April 16, 2014

Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.

Larson Design Group Commits $25,000 to Capital Campaign

In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.

Larson Design Group Commits $25,000 to Capital Campaign

April 16, 2014

In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.

Top awards presented at Honors Convocation

April 20, 2014

Lycoming College presented its top four awards during its annual Honors Convocation on Sunday, April 13. The awards are given on the basis of dedication and service to the college. more»

We Do Management Event Draws 500

April 15, 2014

Who loves Bucknell's School of Management? We do.

From Garb to Grub, ‘Finale’ Has Imminent Grads Covered

April 15, 2014

Nearly 450 students who have petitioned to graduate in one of May’s three commencement ceremonies breezed through their last-minute chores at Monday’s Grad Finale. Held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. more»

Rain Cancels ‘Tuesday Night Lights’ Ballgame, Related Events

April 15, 2014

Tuesday’s scheduled baseball game between Penn College and Penn State Wilkes-Barre, the Wildcats’ first-ever evening contest, has been canceled due to rain. A number of related “Tuesday Night Lights” events were planned in conjunction with the game (and the college’s ongoing Centennial celebration); they, too, were canceled.

Student Film is Subject of TV Special

April 14, 2014

WVIA-TV will feature a documentary produced by Bucknell students on its State of Pennsylvania program.

Innovative Jazz Pianist in Concert at Weis Center

April 14, 2014

Jason Moran and the Bandwagon will perform April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center.

Public Sculpture to Be Unveiled at Arts Center Reception

April 14, 2014

Roger D. Shipley, a member of the advisory board of The Gallery at Penn College since 2009, was commissioned by Public ARTWORKS to create an outdoor sculpture for the City of Williamsport. An unveiling of the work will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Community Arts Center’s Capitol Lounge. more»

Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

Lycoming Valley, Curtin Gifted Students Visit PCT

April 14, 2014

About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

'The Secret Garden' Performed at WAHS

April 14, 2014

The WAHS music department held two performances of "The Secret Garden," this year's musical, over the weekend.

Late Night @ KLARC

April 13, 2014

When the sun goes down, students sweat it out in Bucknell's new recreation program.

Improving the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

April 11, 2014

Yifan Ge '14 is using his University Innovation Fellowship to foster the entrepreneurial spirit at Bucknell.

Student Groups Enlist Banking Pros for Primer on Fiscal Well-Being

April 11, 2014

A group of student organizations hosted a financial literacy seminar Thursday, inviting students and the community alike to learn how borrowing and saving affect their futures. more»

A great day for sports!

April 11, 2014

Hover over 360 and select 720!

Faculty Member to Review ‘The Goldfinch’ at May 2 Luncheon

April 10, 2014

An associate professor of English-composition at Penn College will be the presenter at the next Friends of the (James V.) Brown Library Book Review Luncheon, set for Friday, May 2. Laura M. more»

Ernie G talk: Latino Edutainment April 15

April 10, 2014

Ernie G will give the talk, "Latino Edutainment - Educating and Entertaining with a Latino Flavor!" April 15 at 7 p.m. in Room 268, Olin Science Building.

Unprecedented Gift Among Those Acknowledged at Donor Reception

April 10, 2014

Contributions to Penn College – some monetary, others in-kind … and all of them crucial to students obtaining “degrees that work” – were celebrated at Wednesday’s 10th annual Donor Wall Recognition Reception in the Student and Administrative Services Center. “I am humbled to once again thank each and every one of you for your support and interest […]

Lecture to Weave Information Technology With Environmental Views

April 9, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty members Rob Cooley and Mark D. Noe will present a session on technology and environmental ethics on April 22 as part of the college’s Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Two Films Among CAC’s April Offerings

April 9, 2014

Among the attractions coming to the Community Arts Center’s big screen are Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” and the Oscar-winning “20 Feet From Stardom.” Graphically and powerfully depicting the final 12 hours in the life of Jesus, “The Passion of the Christ” will be shown at 3 p.m. more»

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale Begins April 23

April 9, 2014

Spring is here! The WAHS Horticulture Spring Sale begins Wednesday, April 23. Click on the headline for details, and to download this year's plant and vegetable list.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

WAHS Model UN Team Attends Annual Convention

April 9, 2014

Williamsport Area High School's Model United Nations team, under the direction of Marilouise Mazzante, had an outstanding showing at the Model UN Convention at Lock Haven University on Thursday, April 3, and Friday, April 4.

Engineering at 50,000 Feet

April 8, 2014

Seventeen Bucknell sophomores spent a portion of winter break on campus as part of the K-WIDE program for engineering students.

Kathleen Cleaver to speak in Griot Series

April 8, 2014

Human rights activist and former Black Panther member Kathleen Cleaver will speak April 16 in Bucknell Hall.

High School Competitors Hone Skills, Meet Future at ESC

April 8, 2014

Twenty-three students from four schools took part in Penn College’s fourth annual High School Horticulture Field Day, held Friday at the Schneebeli Earth Science Center. more»

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