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»

College for Kids

August 7, 2014

While most Lycoming College students are enjoying their summer breaks, the campus continues to serve as an environment for learning. 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»

Great Clips Salon Brand Launches "Back to School Campaign" with adoptaclassroom.org

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Selinsgrove (July 2014) – Great Clips, the world’s largest salon brand, has teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org for the 2014 school year to provide teachers, students and parents across the country with access to much needed school supplies. more»

From Screen to Stage, CAC Announces 2014-15 Season

July 23, 2014

Soaring off the screen and onto the Community Arts Center stage, the 2014-15 season will bring many of the freshest, funniest and most beloved small-screen personalities and shows to your favorite area theater, such as Voiceplay (Oct. 17), Mythbusters (Nov. more»

‘Pack the Park’ Fans Celebrate College Centennial With Ninth-Inning Heroics

July 22, 2014

Before a “Pack the Park” audience of 1,914 – appropriate attendance for a Penn College Centennial event – the Williamsport Crosscutters delivered a walk-off 6-5 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Tuesday night. Fans arriving at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field were greeted by college employees at several display tables, and those wearing Penn College, […]

Summer Research: Where Literature Meets Music

July 22, 2014

Molly Brown '15 is finding the melody in Emily Dickinson's poetry.

Williamsport Internship Summer Experience

July 24, 2014

This summer, Lycoming College launched the Williamsport Internship Summer Experience (WISE). The WISE program offers students of varying disciplines the opportunity to partake in an internship in the local Williamsport community. more»

Penn College Summer Commencement to Be Held Aug. 9

July 22, 2014

A commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, for the nearly 270 students who have petitioned to graduate following the summer sessions at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. in the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. The student speaker is Kaitlin M. Savidge, of Northumberland, who […]

‘Pack the Park’ Celebrates College Centennial With Crosscutters

July 21, 2014

Show your Centennial pride by wearing Penn College, Williamsport Area Community College or Williamsport Technical Institute clothing and be eligible to win prizes during Tuesday’s “Pack the Park” night at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field. Alumnus Nicholas D. more»

Keeping an Eye on Miller Run

July 21, 2014

A new stream monitoring project brings together hydrologists and computer science researchers, and could set the standard for stream restoration in Pennsylvania.

Weis Center 2014-15 Season Announced

July 23, 2014

The 2014-15 season at Bucknell's Weis Center features 33 performances of music and dance from across the United States and around the world. 

District Names New Principals for WAHS, WAMS

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Richard Poole and Brandon Pardoe, new principle and head principle of Williamsport Area High School

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (JULY 16, 2014) — The Williamsport Area School Board appointed two pairs of new principals to lead the Williamsport Area High School and Williamsport Area Middle School during its July 15 school board meeting. more»

Cool Class: Cold Places

July 18, 2014

In this installment of our new web feature, "Cool Classes," Bucknell students heed the call of the wild in winter to understand humankind's relationship with the world.

Penn Central Wind Band in Free Concert July 26

July 18, 2014

The Penn Central Wind Band will present a free concert July 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.

Corey Twigg Named New WAHS Head Baseball Coach

Corey Twigg was named as the new head baseball coach for Williamsport Area High School during the July 15 school board meeting.

Corey Twigg Named New WAHS Head Baseball Coach

July 18, 2014

Corey Twigg was named as the new head baseball coach for Williamsport Area High School during the July 15 school board meeting.

District Names New Principals for WAHS, WAMS

The Williamsport Area School Board appointed two pairs of new principals to lead the Williamsport Area High School and Williamsport Area Middle School during its July 15 school board meeting.

District Names New Principals for WAHS, WAMS

July 18, 2014

The Williamsport Area School Board appointed two pairs of new principals to lead the Williamsport Area High School and Williamsport Area Middle School during its July 15 school board meeting.

Penn College Students Get First-Hand Practice With Evangelical Surgeons

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Bradley Mudge, DO, FACS, general surgeon of Surgical Specialists of Evangelical, shows a group of Penn College physician assistant students the ropes when using laparoscopic instruments. The students were able to use a simulator to experience what it would be like to manipulate the instruments inside of a human body during surgery.

Evangelical Community Hospital held its annual Surgical Skills workshop for 27 Physician Assistant students from Penn College on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The students rotated through hands-on workshops demonstrated by surgeons, OR Nurses, and Clinical Operations Assistants associated with Evangelical Community Hospital. more»

Popular Science

July 17, 2014

Philosophy professors ask, "What do you know about science?"

Staiman Recycling Commits $10,000 to Capital Campaign

Staiman Recycling Corporation announced its pledge of $10,000 to the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign on July 16. The 201 Hepburn St. company's contribution will be disbursed over a five-year period.

Staiman Recycling Commits $10,000 to Capital Campaign

July 17, 2014

Staiman Recycling Corporation announced its pledge of $10,000 to the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign on July 16. The 201 Hepburn St. company's contribution will be disbursed over a five-year period.

Voice Actor/Musician Joins Roster of ‘Wildcat Comic Con’ Talent

July 16, 2014

Eric Stuart, who has voiced characters for such hit shows as “Pokémon” and “Yu-Gi-Oh!” and toured with rock legends including Peter Frampton and Ringo Starr, will be among the industry luminaries at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Sept. 27 Wildcat Comic Con. more»

STEM, From the Beginning

July 15, 2014

STEM Scholars program introduces first-years to research.

Bucknell Engineering Camp Inspires and Excites

July 14, 2014

Started in 2008 with just 26 students, Bucknell's weeklong summer engineering camp has grown to enroll 184 campers this year. Rising 8th- through 12th-graders come from all over the country, and as far away as England, to experience the residential camp taught by College of Engineering faculty.

Springall Named to Common Application Board

July 14, 2014

Robert Springall, Bucknell University Dean of Admissions, has become a member of the board of directors of the Common Application association.

It's Time for NEPA to Rally Around Quality Early Childhood Education

1 week 3 days ago

Northeast Pennsylvania is famous for its work ethic and its can-do spirit. By combining forces, we can accomplish anything.

We believe strongly that productive, engaged and educated individuals are the building blocks of a strong community, but today, too many individuals are not reaching their potential. As a result, the region's economic vitality suffers. more»

Shaping Your World

July 10, 2014

Rising high school seniors from Pennsylvania, New York, New England and the mid-Atlantic region converged on Bucknell's campus to take part in a three-day program called Shaping Your World.  

The Gallery at Penn College Unveils Exhibits for 2014-15

July 9, 2014

The Gallery at Penn College has announced its ninth season of engaging art exhibits for the 2014-15 academic year at Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

Cool Class: Literature of Downton Abbey

July 8, 2014

In the first installment of our new web feature, "Cool Classes," we see how Bucknell students better understand literature by watching Downton Abbey.

Dubois Selected as Trout Professor of French

July 7, 2014

Bucknell University French professor Philippe Dubois has been selected as the David Morton and Leanne Freas Trout Professor of French.

Our Return to the Way They Did It

2 weeks 3 days ago
John Dunlop, the master at making the America Dream come true in Bellefonte & Central Pennsylvania. (Image Provided)

For the past two months I have been comparing the way things were done when our local communities of the past were developed with the way things are being done today. more»

Still Time to Register for Popular Energy Program to Earn Teaching Credits

2 weeks 5 days ago
Dr. David Simpson, Associate professor of physics and engineering technology at Bloomsburg University

Teachers who need professional development credits still have time to earn them while enjoying a fact-filled program about energy topics this summer at the Susquehanna Energy Information Center in Berwick, Pa. The Nuclear Energy Seminar for Teachers will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 through Aug. 1. 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»

Remembering Dick McGinnis

July 3, 2014

The College of Engineering has dedicated permanent space in memory of groundbreaking transportation professor.

Bucknell to host KINBER Community Day Aug. 14

July 3, 2014

Bucknell University will host KINBER Community Day Aug. 14.

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»

WASD Begins E-Newsletter Service

The Williamsport Area School District is working to increase its already-expanding communication efforts with stakeholders by implementing a free e-newsletter service, beginning July 1, 2014.

WASD Begins E-Newsletter Service

July 1, 2014

The Williamsport Area School District is working to increase its already-expanding communication efforts with stakeholders by implementing a free e-newsletter service, beginning July 1, 2014.

Now Showing: ‘SMART Girls in 3-D’

June 26, 2014

The “mock” trade show that ended this week’s four-and-a-half-day SMART Girls session proved to be the real deal, indeed, offering display after display by young women who showed as much heart as they did skill. more»

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