Education

Leadership and Service Awards

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»

Lycoming hosts national genome consortium workshop

September 6, 2014

Lycoming College hosted 50 faculty and students for a National Science Foundation (NSF) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute-funded workshop for the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching-NextGen Sequencing group (GCAT-SEEK) June 2-6. more»

AT&T contributes to new college prep program

September 5, 2014

Lycoming College received a $35,000 contribution from AT&T to fund a new college preparation summer program. 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»

Library to host Constitution Week event on Sept. 17

23 hours 18 min ago

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., will host the Lycoming Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution for a display celebrating the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. more»

Cool Class: Sports Economics

August 29, 2014

Want to know the secrets of your favorite team's success — or failure? Take this class.

Reveling in What We All Bring to the (Lawn) Party

August 29, 2014

Thursday evening’s Multicultural Lawn Party, blessed with ideal weather and held outside the Victorian House, celebrated the beautiful diversity represented by Penn College’s entire campus population. more»

Back-to-School!

August 29, 2014

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Dear Parents and Guardians:

We are very pleased to announce a smooth opening of the 2014-15 school year! It is hard to believe that it is already that time of year again, but judging from the first week, students were anxious to return.  more»

Crever follows Rich in residence hall renovations

August 28, 2014
Sarah Jaran
Copy Editor

Crever Hall had a complete renovation over the summer in order to create a better living space for students. New ramps for those who are disabled, more energy efficient lights and completely new plumbing are just
a few of the improvements completed since last semester. Crever has improved drastically from the sight it

CAB announces fall concert

August 28, 2014
Jordyn Hotchkiss
Photo Editor

On Sunday Aug. 24, 2014 the students all gathered on the quad for the campus movie: “Captain America:
The Winter Soldier”. However, the question on everyone’s mind was “what is this year’s concert going to be?” and they got their answer.

“Penny’s Plaza” and Pennington in progress

August 28, 2014
Jordyn Hotchkiss
Photo Editor

On July 14, 2014, the school broke ground outside of Pennington Lounge on the south side of campus. The the idea to renovate was brought up when the brick wall separating the concrete from the grass started bowing out and needed to be replaced.

Dining hall updates layout

August 28, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor-in-chief

For returning students, entering the Wertz Dining Hall for the first time this semester may have brought surprise. The dining hall staff reorganized the area to prepare for the new year.

Most noticeably, the center seating in the front section has been moved to allow for more room to walk. The

Clark’s secret weapon

August 28, 2014
Shannon Bolin
Sports Editor

The football team has big shoes to fill after last years’ MAC championship reign.

With preseason underway, the Warriors will welcome Susquehanna to the David Person Field on Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. to kick off the season.

Just kickin’ it: Women’s Soccer

August 28, 2014
Shannon Bolin
Sports Editor

On Saturday the Women’s soccer team will travel to Utica College to challenge the Pioneers in their first game of the season.

With their first home game still a week away against Susquehanna, the Warriors project their season to be
successful despite starting with away games.

The battle continues

August 28, 2014
Dan Zebrine and Sam Ferraro
Lycourier Staff

Annually first year students compete against one another to win the prestigious Skasbury Cup. The gentlemen on second floor Skeath take the trophy and glory for the class of 2018.

Every freshman Resident Advisor rallies their team (comprised of the residents on their floor) in an effort to

405 fresh, new takes on campus

August 28, 2014
Sam Ferraro
College Life Editor

On Fri., Aug. 22, carloads of anxious and excited freshman students pulled into the Wesley and Skeath parking lots, prepared to begin their new journey at the college.

1st weekend has changed over the years - that is, the welcoming events and team-building activities have

Move in crew welcomes the class of 2018 into Skeath, Asbury, and Wesley

August 28, 2014
Sam Ferraro
College Life Editor

As summer break drew to a close, the college’s Class of 2018 began its preparations for arrival and beginning a new chapter of their lives.

Sexologists Give ‘Boot’ to Misconceptions With Frankness, Freebies

August 28, 2014

Making a return trip to Penn College, authors Joni Frater and Esther Lastique renewed their “Sex Ed Boot Camp” presentation for about 500 students in the Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Wednesday night. more»

Foolproof freshman advice

August 28, 2014
Shannon Bolin
Sports Editor

Jackie CroteauOpinion

August 28, 2014
Jackie Croteau
Opinion Editor

Staff opinion: What challenge are we accepting?

August 28, 2014
A phenomenon known as the “ALS Ice Water Bucket Challenge” is sweeping the nation and bringing awareness to the disease that slowly paralyzes the body as motor functions deteriorate. So far, this “challenge” has raised over 15.6 million dollars in donations for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) research.

Makenzie SmithEntertainment

August 28, 2014
Makenzie Smith
Entertainment Editor

Romantic thriller jerks tears as teen contemplates life during a coma

August 28, 2014
Sarah Jaran
Copy Editor

Released on August 22, the book-turned-movie starring Chloe Grace Moretz and called “If I Stay” is a heart-wrenching teen romance that battles with a sense of responsibility, family, and tragedy.

Listen up: A review of full studio albums

August 28, 2014
Makenzie Smith
Entertainment Editor

An alternative rock/hard rock band known as The Pretty Reckless released their first album, “Light Me Up,” in August of 2010. The singles on the album were “Make Me Wanna Die,” “Miss Nothing,” and “Just Tonight” and they were recorded between two studios: House of Loud Studios and Water Music Studios.

Cancer-stricken teens find love and life: A review of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

August 28, 2014
Jordyn Hotchkiss
Photo Editor

In January of 2012, John Green released “The Fault in Our Stars,” a young adult novel about two teenagers

Theatre department releases schedule

August 28, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor-in-cheif

The theatre department has released the schedule for their 2014-2015 season, the production choices will without a doubt make for an exciting year of shows.

Science center construction forces parking changes

August 28, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor-in-chief

While the construction of the brand new Lynn Science Building is an exciting time for the college, the process is proving to bring negatives as well, namely issues with parking. Throughout the course of the project, the popular Williams lot will be closed.

Science center under way

August 28, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor-in-chief

On June 18, construction began on the Lynn Science Center. The building will connect to the Heim Biology and Chemistry Building and house the physics and astronomy department. 

New look, new system, new taste: Café 1812 officially reopens

August 28, 2014
Jacqueline CroteauOpinion Editor
The college spent the summer under construction, which included revamping Café 1812 into an even more convenient and delicious place to grab a bite. It won’t take long to notice the difference when you walk into Pennington. The café has expanded to wrap around one of the walls and it includes new bar seating in its arrangement.

Sterngold's Works Chosen for National Ceramic Art Exhibition

September 1, 2014

Two ceramic works by art instructor Kathy Sterngold were selected for the 2014 “Visions in Clay” exhibition, named as one of the top five ceramic art shows in the nation by Ceramics Monthly magazine. The event opened on August 21 at the LH Horton Jr. Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in California. more»

Weis Center Ticket Sales Begin Aug. 28

August 28, 2014

Beginning Aug. 28 at 10 a.m., tickets for Weis Center events will be available online, in person and by phone.

Understanding Poverty

August 28, 2014

For five Bucknell students, this summer has been about understanding poverty, making connections and taking action.

Samek Art Museum Exhibitions: Photography, Country Living, Faculty Art

August 27, 2014

The Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University is hosting three contemporary art exhibitions on campus and in Lewisburg.

Lights in the Dark

August 27, 2014

Bucknell welcomed the 940 students in the Class of 2018 at Convocation and Candlelighting Aug. 26.

Red Cross Blood Drive Set for Sept. 3-4 in Penn’s Inn

August 27, 2014

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 3-4 in Penn’s Inn (second floor, Bush Campus Center). Join the Red Cross and College Health Services in their lifesaving mission by scheduling an appointment today!

Inside and Out, Events Offer Student Options as Ample as Day’s Sunshine

August 27, 2014

Penn College students seeking paying jobs and personal enrichment found a varied menu at the ninth annual Fall FIESTA (Friends, Involvement, Employment and Socializing on a Tuesday Afternoon) and the corresponding Part-Time Job Fair, at which employers and nonprofits alike served up a smorgasbord of spare-time opportunities. more»

Scotty McCreery to perform at Lycoming College

September 1, 2014

The Lycoming College Campus Activities Board (CAB) is proud to announce that it will be host Mercury Nashville/19/Interscope Records recording artist Scotty McCreery. The show will be held in the Recreation Center on the Lycoming campus on Friday, October 24 at 8:00 PM. more»

Orientation Event Connects First-Generation Students with Faculty, Staff

August 26, 2014

Bucknell's Class of 2018 Orientation schedule included a reception introducing incoming students to faculty and staff who share first-generation backgrounds.

Lancaster/York ‘Tinkerbells’ Win First-Ever ‘Wildcat Wars’

August 25, 2014

The Tinkerbells, representing Lancaster and York halls, topped two of the day’s four events (kickball and dodgeball) to amass 40 points and win Penn College’s inaugural “Wildcat Wars” competition Saturday. The team managed to hold off the “V Squad Mafia,” from The Village at Penn College, which placed second in three events to finish close behind with 37 points. Rounding […]

Slavic Soul Party's Free Outdoor Concert Kicks Off Weis Center Season

August 25, 2014

Slavic Soul Party will kick-off the Weis Center's 2014-15 Series with a free outdoor concert Sept. 5 at 6 p.m.

Behind a Mask

August 25, 2014

A new digital scholarship project will transport players to an 18th century masquerade ball in an interactive video game.

Attendance at National Aviation Event to Be Discussed by Faculty, Alumnus

August 25, 2014

The campus community is invited to a President’s Forum presentation at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday by William F. Stepp III, associate professor of aviation, who will highlight his Heli-Expo experience in Anaheim, Calif., and share information on the industry. Andrew L. more»

College Among Sponsors at Unveiling of LLB’s ‘Diamond’ Anniversary Gift

August 22, 2014

In celebration of Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary and coinciding with championship weekend of this year’s Little League World Series just across the river, downtown Williamsport was the site of a very special dedication Friday afternoon. more»

Cool Class: Cognitive Control

August 22, 2014

This Bucknell class has binge-watching down to a science. Literally.

Counseling Services’ ‘Pet’ Project Relieves Student Jitters

August 22, 2014

This week’s fifth annual “Hot Dog, You’re Here!” event (that’s 35 years by canine count), again gave Penn College students the opportunity to connect with faculty/staff dog owners who offered welcoming smiles, listening ears and therapeutic access to their very special friends. more»

Preserving Summer Produce Workshop Aug. 28

August 21, 2014

Stacey Sommerfield will hold a free workshop on preserving summer produce Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Public Library for Union County.

Renowned Chef to Present Lecture at Penn College

August 21, 2014

Food Network host and James Beard Award nominee Chef Ben Vaughn will offer a free public lecture Sept. 4 at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Vaughn’s talk, part of the college’s William C. more»

College Prep: A Success Story

September 1, 2014

Twenty rising high school seniors from across the county recently completed a two-week residential program at Lycoming College. The program was made possible by a generous gift from AT&T. more»

M&T Gift Funds Research Lab

September 1, 2014

On Friday, August 8, M&T President Phil Johnson presented Lycoming College with a fifty-thousand dollar gift in support of the college’s first new academic building since 1989. Accepting the gift was Dr. Kent Trachte, president of the college. more»

Class of 2018 Orientation Begins Aug. 22

August 21, 2014

Bucknell University will welcome 940 members of the Class of 2018 to five days of Orientation that begin Aug. 22.

Jane Goodall to Speak at Bucknell Sept. 15

August 20, 2014

The world-renowned primatologist is the first speaker in the Bucknell Forum series, 'Revolution Redefined.'

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