Education

"Perks" is a film to look out for

August 30, 2012

By Tory Irwin
Opinion Editor/Webmaster

As the books-turned-to-movies trend continues, it looks like Hermione Granger is popping up in another film adaption of a popular novel. But don’t expect her to pull out her wand and cast any spells.
Emma Watson is taking the lead female role as Sam in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, due in theaters Sept. 21.

Meet the director

August 30, 2012


By Taylor Kendra
Lycourier Staff


As the semester begins, Lycoming welcomes Dr. Biliana Stoycheva-Horissian (or “Dr. B”, as she will soon be known) to the Theatre Department.  She will be both a professor and the director of one of this year’s four productions.  

Warriors aim for MAC Title

August 30, 2012
By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor 

Women’s soccer: Ready to be fearless

August 30, 2012
By Justin  Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor


After a disappointing season last year, the Lady Warriors have had time to look themselves in the mirror to prepare for a grueling season that includes a battle with the number one team in Division III women’s soccer: the Messiah College Falcons.

College completes “Drive for Turf” project

August 30, 2012


By Justin Ossont
Lycourier Sports Editor

New Faculty Welcomed

August 29, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Eight new full-time, tenure tracked faculty have joined the Mansfield University campus community for the 2012-13 academic year.
They are Brian Bridgeforth, Psychology; Christopher Cummings, Academic & Human Development; Mary Hicks, Health Sciences; Yucong Liu, Mathematics & Computer Science; Sarah Redman, Biology; Vicky Sax, Academic & Human Development; Kimberly Slusser, Academic more»

International Film Series Begins September 17

August 29, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfield University International Film Series will feature three award winning films and one night of short films during the fall semester.
On Monday, September 17, Before Your Eyes will be shown in Turkish and Kurdish with English subtitles.
Prairie Love will be featured in English on Monday, October 15. more»

Labor Day Weekend Events Celebrating Bucknellians!

August 29, 2012

Date: 8/29/2012
Join us for a Wine & Cheese Reception with Muyambi Muyambi '12 and Molly Burke '10 at Cherry Alley Cafe on Friday, August 31 at 4 pm.  Muyambi and Molly will share the adventures of their cycling trip coast to coast to benefit Bicycles Against Poverty. For more information and to register. more»

Thompson Square Tickets Still Available

August 27, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Tickets for Thompson Square’s concert at Decker Gymnasium on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m. are still available. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. more»

Combat Paper exhibit open through Oct. 11

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Art Gallery will open its 2012-13 exhibition season with "Combat Paper," Sept. 13-Oct. 11, in the College''s Art Gallery in Snowden Library. An artists'' reception will be held Thursday, Sept. more»

Lycoming recognized by The Princeton Review

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College has been recognized as one of the best institutions of higher learning in the Northeast according to The Princeton Review. more»

Convocation Kicks Off New Academic Year

August 24, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The 156th academic year at Mansfield University got underway with Convocation on Friday.
Craig Cleland, professor of Education and Special Education, was the featured speaker. more»

Mae Keefer Nursing Scholarship Recipients

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Mae Keefer Nursing Scholarship Recipients

On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, nursing students gathered at Evangelical Community Hospital where they were awarded the honor of being chosen as Mae Keefer Nursing Scholarship recipients. The scholarship was established to honor Mae F. more»

PHOTOS from Move-In

December 31, 1969

Welcome Class of 2016

August 23, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University welcomed its newest students to campus on Thursday. more»

President's Breakfast Begins New Academic Year

August 23, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA- The annual president’s breakfast on Thursday morning gave Mansfield University Interim President Allan Golden the opportunity to welcome faculty and staff for the new academic year, to highlight recent accomplishments and to talk about the challenges MU faces.
Listing the successful Middle State accreditation process, new academic programs, creation of The Marcellus Institute, numer more»

Groundbreaking for New Residence Halls Held

August 22, 2012

 MANSFIELD, PA—With the turn of several shovels of dirt, the next phase of new student housing construction at Mansfield University officially got underway on Wednesday, August 22.
Representatives of the Mansfield Auxiliary Corporation (MAC) and Mansfield University gathered with students and staff, representatives of government, lending institutions and many others for a groundbreaking ceremony o more»

Faculty share accomplishments

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – In addition to their commitment to teaching and advising, Lycoming College faculty members stay current and active in their respective fields through a variety of research endeavors and participation in professional development opportunities. Recent accomplishments include: more»

Da Vinci Science Center Hosting Lighting Showcase Tour

2 years 1 week ago

PPL Electric Utilities’ E-power® program and the Da Vinci Science Center are teaming up with General Electric to showcase some of the latest in energy-efficient lighting for area contractors, designers and others. more»

Forbes lists Lycoming among America's Best Colleges

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College ranks among "America''s Best Colleges," according to Forbes.com. The ranking includes the top 20 percent of the nation''s undergraduate colleges – 650 in all – prepared for Forbes by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity in Washington, D.C. more»

Clean Water Institute hosts intern gathering

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Clean Water Institute hosted the 4th annual summer intern gathering of the Susquehanna River Heartland Coalition for Environmental Science on Friday, July 20. more»

Debb VanDelinder Exhibit at Gallery

August 20, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA- “Sticks & Stones & Bits of Bone,” a collection of works by Debb VanDelinder, is on display at the Mansfield University Loomis Gallery. The exhibit will run through September 22.
The Elmira, NY-based VanDelinder, who received her bachelor’s degree in 1983 and her master’s in 1986 from Mansfield, works in scanography, also known as scanner photography. more»

Program for Teachers Earns Recognition for Community Education

2 years 1 week ago

PPL’s Susquehanna power plant has offered a weeklong program for teachers about nuclear energy for three decades, earning accolades from legislators and industry organizations. more»

Bicycles Against Poverty

August 16, 2012

Date: 8/16/2012
The Bucknell Club of Washington, DC invites you to join fellow Bucknellian, Muyambi Muyambi '12 as he shares his experience of his journey across the United States spreading the word about Bicycles Against Poverty (BAP). September 5 at Public Bar. more»

University Days Set for August 23-24

August 14, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— University Days, a Mansfield University tradition for three decades, will continue on August 23-24.
Each semester at MU begins with a schedule of workshops, events and meetings for staff and faculty, all geared toward getting the new academic year off to a positive start and promoting both a sense of community and learning. more»

Welcome Legacies! Chips off the Ol’ Block ~ Class of 2016

August 14, 2012

Date: 8/14/2012

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Overview of the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Program

August 13, 2012

Parents of elementary students who reside within the Stevens attendance area are eligible for the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Program (OSTC). Information for this program is available at

Area Singers Invited to Join Festival Chorus

August 13, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Area singers are invited to join the Mansfield University Festival Chorus for the 2012-13 season. The Chorus, directed by Peggy Dettwiler, will meet on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. in Steadman Theatre beginning Tuesday, August 28.
The Festival Chorus will perform in the annual Choral Collage on Sunday, October 28, along with the Women's Chorus, Men's Chorus, and the Concert Choir. more»

New Student Convocation to be held Aug. 24

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will welcome the Class of 2016 to campus during its annual New Student Convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. The traditional ceremony marking the beginning of the academic year will be held on the College''s Upper Quad near Clarke Chapel. more»

Marching Band Featured on ESPN.Com and Youtube

August 7, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—The Mansfield University Marching Band, “The Spirit and the Pride of Pennsylvania,” gave an impromptu performance at Team USA House in London today (August 7). more»

Edgar recognized as leader in nonprofit sector

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Bob Edgar, a 1965 Lycoming graduate, has been honored by The Nonprofit Times in its annual "Power & Influence Top 50" listing of nonprofit executives. more»

Connelly to lead Human Genome Sciences

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Deirdre Connelly, a 1983 Lycoming graduate, will take the helm as president and CEO of Human Genome Sciences following the company''s acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world''s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. more»

Brothers Osbourne to Open for Thompson Square

August 3, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Brothers Osbourne will be the opening act for Thompson Square at Decker Gymnasium on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
TJ and John Osbourne bring a number of influences, ranging from Hank Williams Sr. to Bruce Springsteen, to their performances. more»

Council of Trustees Elect Officers

August 1, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfield University Council of Trustees held its election of officers at its regular bi-monthly meeting on August 1.
Ralph Meyer was re-elected chair, Richard Cashman was elected vice-chair, and Robert Strohecker was elected secretary. more»

The Mansfieldians Invited to National Conference

July 27, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfieldians, Mansfield University’s select ensemble of 12 singers that specializes in vocal jazz, have been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) 2013 National Conference, to be held in Dallas, TX next March.
Sheryl Monkelien, director of Vocal Jazz at MU, says The Mansfieldians were selected from over 250 ensembles that applied for a coveted p more»

Lycoming hosts College for Kids and Teens

December 31, 1969

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

Homecoming 2012

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012

Homecoming was held on October 26 - 28, 2012. more»

Chemistry students conducting summer research

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Chemistry Department is hosting five students this year for its summer research program. more»

Regional Welcome Receptions

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
Save the date! September 20, 2012. "Welcome Receptions" are being planned in several regional Bucknell Clubs to meet and greet alumni from the Class of 2012.  Watch for more information for a Welcome Reception, there may be a reception near you.

Homecoming 2012

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
You won't want to miss Homecoming 2012.  Save the date!  October 26 -28. More information will be available soon.

Homecoming 2012

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
You won't want to miss Homecoming 2012.  Save the date!  October 26 - 28. Check out the schedule of events!

Regional Welcome Receptions

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
Building on a tradition of the past few years, Bucknell clubs around the
country and in the UK are hosting "welcome receptions" for all
Bucknellians to welcome the Class of 2012 and others who recently
relocated to these cities on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 (a few on
different days). more»

Homecoming 2012

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
You won't want to miss Homecoming 2012!  It's Homecoming like you've never seen it before.  Join us October 26 - 28. View the schedule of events and register today!

Homecoming 2012

July 24, 2012

Date: 7/24/2012
You won't want to miss Homecoming 2012!  It's Homecoming like you've never seen it before.  Join us October 26 - 28. View the schedule of events and register today!

Bands to Preview London and Paris Performances

July 23, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Mansfield University Bands, who will travel to London and Paris in August, will give a “Tour Kick-Off Performance” at the Pavilion above Butler Music Center on Sunday, July 29 at 4:15 p.m.
One hundred forty MU students will offer a marching unit, concert band, brass band, jazz combo and a Dixie-Land group during their tour August 2-9. more»

Northern New Jersey Club - Craft Beer Event

July 23, 2012

Date: 7/23/2012
Join the Bucknell Club of Northern New Jersey as they taste the flavor of New Jersey and New York with Craft Tapped Beer Events! July 26 at the Famished Frog!  Register here!

Join the Soccer Stampede! NY Red Bulls vs Houston Dynamo

July 23, 2012

Date: 7/23/2012
The Bucknell Club of Northern New Jersey invites you to cheer on the 2nd place Eastern Conference, NY Red Bulls, on August 10 at the Red Bull Arena!  Register today for more information and to register for a fun night with fellow Bucknellians at the Interactive Zone and the game following at 8:00 pm

Bucknell Club of Philadelphia - Baseball Game and Pre- Game Party!

July 23, 2012

Date: 7/23/2012
Bucknellians are invited to the Philadelphia Phillies vs. more»

Northern New Jersey Club - Craft Beer Event

July 23, 2012

Date: 7/23/2012
Join the Bucknell Club of Northern New Jersey as they taste the flavor of New Jersey and New York with Craft Tapped Beer Events. July 26 at the Famished Frog.  Register here!

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