Education

Faculty members publish book for instructional librarians

November 26, 2014

Three Lycoming College faculty members recently published a book titled "Snapshots of Reality: A Practice Guide to Formative Assessment in Library Instruction." The book was written by Jessica Oberlin, assistant professor and instructional services librarian and coordinator of access services; Mary Brous more»

Lycoming hosts SPCA's dog trainer and behavior consultant Oct. 21

November 26, 2014

Lycoming County SPCA Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Tracy Free will speak to Lycoming College’s First-Year Seminar, People and Pups – Animals and Society, on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The event will be held in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on campus at East Fourth and Basin streets in Williamsport. more»

Bicycle Safety Presented

October 16, 2014

Trooper Angela Beiber, one of the Loyalsock Township School District Resource Officers presented a Bicycle Safety Course recently to middle and elementar more»

'Guiding the College-Bound Athlete' Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 28

October 16, 2014

In an effort to educate our parents and athletes about NCAA and NAIA Academic Eligibility requirements, scholarships and the college recruiting process, the athletic department has contracted with Dynamite Sports to conduct an hour-long seminar entitled "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the WAHS auditorium.

'Guiding the College-Bound Athlete' Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 28

October 16, 2014

In an effort to educate our parents and athletes about NCAA and NAIA Academic Eligibility requirements, scholarships and the college recruiting process, the athletic department has contracted with Dynamite Sports to conduct an hour-long seminar entitled "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the WAHS auditorium.

Former United States Ambassador to Korea to speak at Lycoming

November 25, 2014

Lycoming College will welcome Donald P. Gregg to campus on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. His speech, entitled “The dangers of demonization in dealing with states we do not understand,” will be held in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall on the campus at Fourth and Basin streets in Williamsport. more»

Laverne Cox to Speak at Bucknell Jan. 22

October 15, 2014

The 'Orange is the New Black' star and transgender advocate will speak in the Bucknell Forum series 'Revolution Redefined.'

M.B. Rich professor of religion publishes book in Russian

November 25, 2014

Dr. Richard Hughes, M.B. Rich professor of religion, had his 10th book, “Genes, Destiny, and the Cain Complex,” published in Russia. Mikhail Melnikov, the translator, is a clinical psychologist who collected Hughes’ papers for this book to promote Szondi studies in the Russian Federation. more»

McPherson to speak on prevention of sexual discrimination

November 25, 2014

Lycoming College will host Don McPherson, an activist, educator, feminist and entrepreneur, on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8:00 p.m. in the Recreation Center to speak about the prevention of sexual discrimination, sexual violence and bystander intervention. more»

In Learning Color

October 13, 2014

Bucknell School of Management students learned the hows and whys of color with materials from the world's leading color authority.

New Experiences, Old Friends

October 13, 2014

Homecoming 2014, a spectacular continuation of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Centennial celebration, made institutional history while honoring it. Marked by the first-ever campus carnival, the inaugural reunion for Williamsport Area Community College alumni and employees, and an Oktoberfest, “Then … Now … Forever Proud” offered nearly a full week of activities that can’t even fit […]

Cool Class: When Rocks Attack

October 10, 2014

From volcanic eruptions to floods to earthquakes, Bucknell students explore the raw power behind Earth's catastrophic events.

Self-Reflective Talk Offers ‘How-to’ Hints on Personal Satisfaction

October 10, 2014

As the latest Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty member chosen to deliver the David London My Last Words Lecture, Jacob R. more»

WAHS Marching Millionaires Win in 4 Categories at Milton

October 10, 2014

OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Congratulations to the Marching Millionaires who competed at Milton High School with 12 other bands and once again earned the highest overall score as well as best percussion, best color guard, best music and best visual program.

WAHS Marching Millionaires Win in 4 Categories at Milton

October 10, 2014

OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Congratulations to the Marching Millionaires who competed at Milton High School with 12 other bands and once again earned the highest overall score as well as best percussion, best color guard, best music and best visual program.

National Merit Scholarship Program Names 5 WAHS Commended Students

October 10, 2014

OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Five Williamsport Area High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ian Dinsmore, Devon Dolley, Joshua Morrison, Ian Perry and Susan Reiff received a letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program.

National Merit Scholarship Program Names 5 WAHS Commended Students

October 10, 2014

OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Five Williamsport Area High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ian Dinsmore, Devon Dolley, Joshua Morrison, Ian Perry and Susan Reiff received a letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program.

These heels were made for walkin’

October 9, 2014
Jordyn Hotchkiss
Entertainment Editor

Theatre department opens season with controversy: "The Distance from Here" review

October 9, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor in chief

“What the hell has this world come to?” an older audience member mumbled as he and his group left the theatre not even a quarter way into the show.

Can’t kick the reign: Soccer remains undefeated

October 9, 2014
Trevor Endler
Staff Writer

On Sat., Sept. 27, the men’s soccer team faced off against their strongest opponent yet and still pulled out the win against fifteenth ranked Rochester in overtime.

Bump, Set, Spike of the season

October 9, 2014
Trevor Endler
Staff Writer

The women’s volleyball team hosted their second weekend tournament of the season from Oct. 3-4 in Lamade Gymnasium.

The Warriors pulled out an even 2-2 split over the weekend bringing the team to a 12-9 record overall.

Real men wear pink: “Pink out” game ends in victory as Warriors crush Stevenson 31-10, remaining undefeated.

October 9, 2014
Trevor Endler
Staff Writer

On Saturday the Warriors faced off against fellow undefeated team,  Stevenson at David Pearson Field in the middle of their long MAC conference run.  The Warriors, decked out in pink for Breast Cancer awareness,  symbolized the rigorous fight behind the hue.

Gone Greek

October 9, 2014
Jenny Reilly
Staff Writer

For the fraternities and sororities, Sept. 26 was one of the biggest days on campus: it was Bid Day.
After two weeks of recruitment the greek houses gave out their invitations to potential new members and excitedly waited for the big day to arrive when their bids would be returned.

Kissing away cancer

October 9, 2014
Victoria Vandervort
Staff Writer

Annually, October is commemorated as Breast Cancer awareness month. To advocate for this cause, the campus has pulled their efforts together into tackling the disease.

Is that thunder I hear?: Station manager Kaitlyn Gulotta welcomes twelve new DJs to the campus radio station, WRLC 91.7

October 9, 2014
D.C. Keys
Photo Editor

With the Fall Semester well underway, Williamsport Radio Lycoming College, or WRLC 91.7 the Thunder is officially up and running.

Junior Kaitlyn Gulotta has taken the position of Station Manager after Chelsea Watts graduated last spring.

For old times’ sake

October 9, 2014
Sarah Jaran
Copy Editor

On Sept. 28, members of the Creative Arts Society and the History club met outside Williams Hall to take a trip to the Renaissance Faire of PA.

Located in the Lancaster area, the Renaissance Faire is open from early summer to late fall.
The two clubs went because they were trying to experience a different era of living.

Whatever the Letter

October 9, 2014
Victoria Vandervort
Staff Writer

On Wed., Oct. 1 students gathered around a table in Pennington Lounge when Whatever the Letter, a local screen-printing business came to the college.

Snowden celebrates banned books week

October 9, 2014
D.C. Keys
Photo Editor

Sept. 21 through 27 the John G. Snowden Memorial Library recognized banned books week. The library does this to celebrate the freedom to read.

This year they had a display of banned and challenged books from their own collection and held contests for prizes.

Admissions hosts first open house

October 9, 2014
Jenny Reilly
Staff Writer

On Oct. 4, the college hosted its first Admissions Open House of the school year. Despite cloudy skies over 50 families came to visit Lycoming’s campus.

The program began with opening remarks from President Kent Trachte and Jason Moran, director of admissions.

Troiano challenges bipartisan politics

October 9, 2014
Dan Zebrine
Editor in chief

Nick Troiano, a native of Pike County, Penn., has been drawing national attention in recent months.  At the age of 25, Troiano is the youngest candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the upcoming mid-term elections, hoping to represent the 10th District of Pennsylvania.

Bored? BINGO!

October 9, 2014
Jackie Croteau
Opinion Editor

Manhunt continues for alleged cop-killer

October 9, 2014
Jenny Reilly
Staff Writer

It has been four weeks since Eric Frien of Canadensis PA, allegedly murdered Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson and severely injured PSP Trooper Alex Douglass, on Friday September 12, and the Pocono area is still on edge.

Microsoft experiments with Xbox One price drop in the U.K.

October 9, 2014
JohnPaul Keith
Staff Writer

Microsoft has officially dropped the price of the Xbox One in the U.K. This Kinectless version, which originally cost 429.99 Pounds ($695.88), is now only 329.99 Pounds ($534.05).
The price drop now makes this version of the Xbox One cheaper than the PlayStation 4, which currently costs 349.99 Pounds ($566.41).

Student Senate updates

October 9, 2014
Jackie Croteau
Opinion Editor

Student Senate is celebrating its 20th anniversary and, yes, there will be cake! President Greg Vartan opened the meeting on September 22 with this bit of excitement, and proceeded to praise the senators for their “immense strides” on the list of goals.

Vs. Victoria: Should we be excited for seasonal Pumpkin Spice?

October 9, 2014
Elizabeth Gallen
Special to the Lycourier

YES!-Fall is my favorite time of year. The leaves change, the temperature drops to perfect sweater weather, and it means it’s the time of year for PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES!

Oh captain my captain, don’t go!

October 9, 2014
Shannon Bolin
Sports Editor

I’m a firm believer that football season doesn’t officially start until the World Series ends. Although the Yankees didn’t even make it to the playoffs, it’s been an emotional rollercoaster after Derek Jeter announced he was retiring earlier in the season.

U2 “Songs of Innocence”: iTunes’ free album

October 9, 2014
Sam Ferraro
College Life Editor

In case you were unaware, if you have an iTunes account, you also have the new U2 album. You’re welcome, everyone.

“Final Fantasy X HD Remaster”

October 9, 2014
Ryan Krebs
Staff Writer

More Than 2,000 Jobs, Internships Offered at This Week’s Career Fairs

October 15, 2014

Nearly 200 employers were on campus this week, looking to fill more than 2,000 positions from among Penn College’s “degrees that work.” At three sessions over two days, including breakout offerings for specific majors, employers (including a number of Fortune 500 companies and other industry heavyweights) sought interns and new graduates who are technically skilled and […]

‘Einstein’s Dreams’ Author Alan Lightman to Present Lecture

October 9, 2014

Theoretical physicist and author of the award-winning novel “Einstein’s Dreams,” Alan Lightman, will speak at Pennsylvania College of Technology at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 as part of its Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Documentary Film Among ‘National Coming Out Day’ Activities

October 9, 2014

A showing of the feature documentary, “Matthew Shepard Is a Friend of Mine,” will highlight Penn College’s observance of National Coming Out Day on Monday. more»

Pre-Registration Set for Friday Night’s Benefit ‘Glow Run’

October 8, 2014

Pre-registration will be held Thursday for the following night’s milelong “Glow Run,” an after-dark Homecoming event that hopes to shed light on eating disorders. Advance signups will be accepted from 3:30-4:30 p.m. more»

Living Laboratories

October 8, 2014

Bucknell's green roofs provide fertile ground for environmental research.

School Wide Positive Behavior Program Recognized by State

October 8, 2014

OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Seven of the eight schools in the Williamsport Area School District were recognized by the state recently for Fidelity of Implementation at the Universal Level for its School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program.

School Wide Positive Behavior Program Recognized by State

October 8, 2014

OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Seven of the eight schools in the Williamsport Area School District were recognized by the state recently for Fidelity of Implementation at the Universal Level for its School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program.

SBDC to Host QuickBooks Basic and Tech Meetup

October 7, 2014

The Bucknell SBDC is hosting QuickBooks Basic and Tech Meetup in October.

Taber Coffee Hour to Featuer Newspaper Columnist Mary Sieminski

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The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host Mary Sieminski, researcher and writer, at its monthly Coffee Hour on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10 am in the Community Room of the museum. Sieminski will relate the fascinating lives of Williamsport native Myrtle Miller Anderson and her photographer husband John Alvin Anderson. more»

Then … Now … and All This Week!

October 6, 2014

Wildcat Pride Week, the run-up to Penn College’s Oct. 10-12 Homecoming celebration, began at first light on Monday morning. more»

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