Education

Immigration Expert to Speak, Meet with Int'l. Students

October 2, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— “Immigration/Employment Options after Student Status” will be the topic of a presentation by Art Serratelli, attorney with the Norfolk, VA-based firm Vandeventer Black LLP, on Monday October 8, 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 307.
The presentation is free and open and open to the public. Pizza and refreshments will be served. more»

Professor releases new book of poetry

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, "Ajanta's Ledge." A book-signing will be held at Otto's bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5-8 p.m. more»

Career Services to host graduate school fair

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College Career Services will host a Graduate and Professional School Fair on Monday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. more»

Gallery to be Dedicated to Thomas Loomis

October 1, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA- The Mansfield University Art Gallery will be dedicated in honor of Professor Emeritus Thomas Loomis on Friday, October 12 at 6 p.m.
The dedication ceremony and a talk by Loomis, followed by a reception, will be held in the Gallery in Allen Hall. more»

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend is Oct. 19-21

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College has planned a variety of activities in celebration of its annual Homecoming and Reunion Weekend Oct 19-21. more»

They see me rollin’: student attempts to navigate campus in wheelchair

September 28, 2012


By Taylor Kendra
Lycourier Staff


On the morning of Wednesday, September 19, I sat down in a wheelchair and began my day. Although there was no medical reason for me to be wheeling myself around, I had decided that Lycoming College needed to take a look at just how handicap-accessible they really are.

Lycoming College launches mobile website

September 28, 2012

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College announces the launch of a new mobile website. Smart phone and smart device users who visit www.lycoming.edu will be redirected to m.lycoming.edu, which features some of the most popular links from the College’s full website.

Lycoming College Republicans remember 9/11

September 28, 2012



By Jehiel Boner
Lycourier Staff and Advertising Manager


On September 11, 2012, Lycoming College faculty, staff and students woke up to find a section of campus covered in American flags. This memorial was created late Monday night by the Lycoming College Republicans.

Lycoming College student organizations host Alzheimer’s speaker

September 28, 2012

WILLIAMSPORT- Pa. – Lycoming College student organizations Circle K and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity hosted speaker Clayton Jacobs, vice president of programs and services for the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

English Society hosts PDR

September 28, 2012

On Monday, September 24, 2012 Lycoming College’s English Society held its first PDR of the semester. Over twenty club members attended.

Lycoming ranked among nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report

September 28, 2012

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College has been recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report in its 2013 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” According to U.S. News, the nation’s 251 liberal arts colleges focus almost exclusively on undergraduate education and award at least 50 percent of their degrees in the arts and sciences.

Check out this week's comic!

September 28, 2012

Lyco Life

By Melanie Harcum

Lycoming hosts “Combat Paper” exhibit in Snowden

September 28, 2012


By Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor

Make long-lasting memories at this year’s Family Weekend

September 28, 2012


By Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff

Students crave healthier dining options in cafeteria

September 28, 2012


By Bethany Richardson
Lycourier Staff


Coming into college, the freshmen received plenty of advice from upperclassmen, friends and family about what to expect during our first year on our own.  Although different groups of people gave different advice, one theme that all parties had in common was to warn us about the infamous “freshman 15”.

Romney’s budget plan right path for economic success

September 28, 2012


By Nicholas Grimes
President of the Lycoming College Republicans


When Barack Obama was inaugurated, the biggest concern for Americans was the state of the economy. Four years later, the concerns have not changed.  Going into this presidential election, Americans want a president who can fix the continual decline of the U.S. economy.

College mourns loss of Dutch Burtch

September 28, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor 


On the morning of September 8, 2012, Lycoming College lost former  men’s basketball coach and  dear friend ,Clarence “Dutch” Burch the school’s basketball all-time wins leader, .  He was 80 years old.

Yoga each day keeps the doctor away

September 28, 2012

By Kendra Bitner 

Lycourier


For the second year in a row Lycoming has utilized local yoga professional Trudy Fritts to teach free yoga classes for students and faculty on campus.

Men’s soccer season sprints into full stride

September 28, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor 


The soccer season for the men’s team is in full swing. The Warriors are looking good at keeping a record of 18 straight post season appearances.  The Warriors have a record of 3-3-1 after 7 games of a 15 game season.

Archaeology program holds summer dig report

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College archaeology students and faculty gathered for the annual Archaeological Summer Dig and Internship Report on Friday, Sept. 7. The event included individual and group presentations. more»

Tailgates

September 27, 2012

Date: 9/27/2012
Come one, come all to the Bucknell tailgates and cheer on the Bison!  Bucknell Bison vs. Harvard Crimson, October 13 at Harvard and Bucknell Bison vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks, October 20 at Lehigh, November 9 at Georgetown. Check the calendar for more details.  Go Bison, go Bison!!

 

Tailgates

September 27, 2012

Date: 9/27/2012
Come one, come all to the Bucknell tailgates and cheer on the Bison!  Bucknell Bison vs. Harvard Crimson, October 13 at Harvard and Bucknell Bison vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks, October 20 at Lehigh.  Go Bison, go Bison!!
 

Close-Up Concert season begins

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Music Department and the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra will host "Russian Splendor" as part of the annual Close-Up Concert series on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. more»

IMS to host alumnus and chairman of Fred's Inc.

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College alumnus Michael J. Hayes will speak as part of the College''s Institute for Management Studies'' James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series on Monday, Oct. more»

Fitness Center Hosting Yoga Instructor Classes

September 26, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Kelchner Fitness Center (KFC) at Mansfield University will host yoga instructor certification classes on October 12-14. more»

Argentinian Tango Music & Dance Coming to Mansfield

September 25, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Tami Tango Trio and Tango Dancers will visit Mansfield on Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12 to perform in concert and teach.
On Thursday, the ensemble, led by flutist Eduardo Tami, will give a presentation on the art and history of tango music and dance at noon in Steadman Theatre.
At 8 p.m. more»

Symphony Orchestra Concert to Feature Alumnus

September 24, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfield University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jeff Jacobsen, will perform in concert on Sunday, October 14 at 3 p.m. in Steadman Theatre as part of MU’s Homecoming celebration.
The concert is free and open to the public. more»

Homecoming to be Celebrated October 12-14

September 21, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA-- Alumni, family and friends will return to Mansfield University to celebrate Homecoming 2012 on October 12-14.
Highlighting Friday’s schedule will be the Athletic Hall of Fame reception, dinner and induction ceremony beginning at 5:15 p.m. in the Manser North Dining Hall. more»

Alumni Association to Honor Former Student, Coach During Homecoming

1 year 44 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Williamsport Area School District)

Frank Girardi, a native of Williamsport and 1957 Williamsport Area High School graduate, has paved a career in athletics and, in the process, has risen to legendary status for his successes. more»

PRISM Concert Set for Three Performances

September 20, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Area music fans will have three opportunities to take in the PRISM Concert, which is among the most popular events presented annually by the Mansfield University Music Department.
Performances will be held on Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29 and Saturday, October 13, all beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Steadman Theatre. more»

Special Tour to Be Part of Fabulous 1890s Weekend

September 20, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— On September 4, 1897, around midnight, Effie Copley of Hills Creek was shot in the head four times on the bank of what is now part of the Mansfield University campus.
Effie’s estranged husband, Walter Goodwin of Charleston, was accused of murdering her. more»

Circle K and TKE host Alzheimer's speaker

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT- Pa. – Lycoming College student organizations Circle K and Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity hosted speaker Clayton Jacobs, vice president of programs and services for the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, on Wednesday, Sept. 12. more»

Mobile website launched

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College announces the launch of a new mobile website. more»

Lycoming ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College has been recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report in its 2013 edition of "America''s Best Colleges." According to U.S. more»

MU Selected for AmeriCorps Community Fellows Program

September 18, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University has been selected to participate in the AmeriCorps Community Fellows program by PennSERVE: The Governor's Office of Citizen Service.
The program is for student leaders who are willing to volunteer to assist in college readiness, college access, or college success.
Twelve MU students are taking part in the program. more»

Visit Day to be Held September 28

September 18, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University will hold “Visit Day” on Friday, September 28.
Prospective students and their parents will be able to visit campus to talk with admissions counselors, faculty members and current students about MU’s 70 undergraduate programs, financial aid, club activities and campus life.
Participants will also be able to tour campus, including the North Hall Library and the ne more»

Patch Adams to Make a House Call September 27

September 17, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Hunter Doherty "Patch" Adams, MD, the doctor and activist portrayed by Robin Williams in the 1998 film Patch Adams, will speak about “The Joy In...Living, Learning & Loving” at Straughn Hall on Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. more»

Kids Perform Better In School When Parents Get Involved

1 year 44 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of StatePoint)

Children spend five times as much time outside the classroom as they do in school. With all this time away from teachers, it’s important for parents to support their children’s learning.

In fact, children whose parents are involved with them in family literacy activities score 10 points higher on standardized reading tests, according to the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL). more»

PA 529 College Savings Program offers free enrollment, educational webinars

1 year 44 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

September is National College Savings Month, and State Treasurer Rob McCord said the Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program is offering incentives to help more families save for the cost of higher education as opposed to relying too heavily on student loans, which can burden a student for decades. more»

The Marcellus Institute Offers First Responder Training

September 17, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Marcellus Institute at Mansfield University is offering basic First Responder with CPR and First Aid Training online beginning September 30 and running through December 28.
The certifications are through the American Heart Association (AHA) and the Emergency Care and Safety Institute. more»

Warriors take control of MAC title race

September 16, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor


After a disappointing loss to the College of Brockport only a week ago the Lycoming College Warriors have been able to do something that they have not been able to do in almost three years – dethrone the Delaware Valley Aggies and take control of the MAC championship title race.

Lycoming College: Stuck in the mid-1900’s

September 16, 2012


By  Megan Sullivan
Lycourier Staff

Sunday evening worship to start this week

September 16, 2012

By Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor

Students in search of a new worship service need look no further than the Lycoming College campus. Leaders of United Campus Ministries (UCM) are starting a Sunday evening Ecumenical worship service to be held weekly at 7 p.m. in Honors Hall, starting this Sunday.

Axl Rose lawsuit against Activision to be settled in early February, 2013

September 16, 2012


By Robert Rinaldo
Lycourier Staff


A date for the trial regarding the Axl Rose lawsuit against Activision has been set.

Make your senior bucket list before it’s too late

September 16, 2012


By Kayley Eshenaur
Lycourier Staff

Freshmen: how to avoid crashing and burning at Lycoming

September 16, 2012


By Kimberly Dreese
College Life Editor


As a senior, I feel uniquely qualified to give you some advice to make your stay here at Lycoming College a little bit easier and a lot more fun.  Here are some tidbits I wish someone had told me when I was a freshman:

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