Staff opinion: Dining woes

March 20, 2014
Tory Irwin/LYCOURIERAn example of the poor cooking in the cafeteria.It seems that if anything can bring the student community togethe

I’m too stressed to think of a headline: The looming nightmare of adulthood

March 20, 2014
Tory Irwin

I’m stressed.
And not in the normal, “Oh, I’m a college student, I’m stressed,” way. Or, at least not in a way that I’ve experienced before.
No, I’m stressed in a way that is unique to a college senior, and I’m pretty sure most seniors understand the way I’m feeling.

Video game review: ‘South Park: The stick of truth’

March 20, 2014
Ryan Krebs
Staff Writer

Photo Credit:  Flicker user Doug Kline

Senior Spotlight: Ben Adrian

March 20, 2014
Kendra Bitner
Sports Editor

Ben Adrian, #33, is a senior midfielder
and defender for the Warrior men’s

Annual Summit Spotlights Interdisciplinary Approach to Health Care

March 20, 2014

As part of an event that spanned northeastern and northcentral Pennsylvania and involved 805 students, the fifth annual Collaborative Care Summit convened at Penn College on Wednesday. more»

Penn College Hosting ACA Session as Sign-Up Deadline Nears

March 20, 2014

In order to inform students and the general public about their health care options under the Affordable Care Act, Counseling Services at Pennsylvania College of Technology is sponsoring a program titled “Demystifying the Health Insurance Marketplace and Healthcare Reform” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. The presentation, free and open to the public, coincides with […]

Student Organizations to Host Financial Literacy Program

March 20, 2014

Students and the community are welcome to attend the first financial literacy program at Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 10. The event is being organized and hosted by several student organizations, most in the college’s School of Business & Hospitality. “There are many students and community members unaware of how their loans or mortgages […]

History major develops displays for city library

May 5, 2014

Lycoming College freshman Maggie Slawson is volunteering at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., where she creates displays about Pennsylvania’s history in the Rotunda area of the library. more»

Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar series to feature poet and essayist

May 5, 2014

The Lycoming College English Department will continue its Himes/Sweeney Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing series with readings by poet Stephen Dunn and essayist Barbara Hurd. The event will be held Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. more»

WAMS Earns Green Award for Energy Efficiency

March 20, 2014

During this year's USGBC's annual gala, the Williamsport Area Middle School was the first project announced as winner for the Historic Preservation and Greening of a Historic Building.

Dietician to Help Decipher Food Labels During Library Forum

March 20, 2014

A better understanding of food labels awaits attendees of the Spring 2014 Madigan Library Forum, at which Penn College’s registered dietician will discuss how to effectively read labels to make healthy choices and fit likable foods into daily meals and snacks. Sharon A. more»

‘Philomena’ to Be Screened at CAC

March 20, 2014

“Philomena,” nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actress, will be shown at the Community Arts Center at 7 p.m. March 26-28. Admission is $5 for the PG13-rated film, which co-stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan (who also co-wrote the screenplay). more»

Schedule Your Lifesaving Blood Donation Today

June 2, 2014

The Penn College community is encouraged to donate at the next American Red Cross Bloodmobile, scheduled from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in Penn’s Inn. Online appointments are being accepted for the drive, to be held on the second floor of the Bush Campus Center. more»

As State Testing Looms, Curtin Creates 'Let's Go!' Video

March 20, 2014

A group of Andrew G.Curtin Intermediate School faculty members perform "Let's Go" to get ready for the PA State Testing. Click on the headline to watch!

WAHS, WAMS Odyssey of the Mind Teams Move to States

March 20, 2014

Congratulations to our middle school and high school Odyssey of the Mind teams for placing second and first, respectively, at the Regional Competition in Berwick this weekend! These two teams will be headed back to Berwick for the State Competition on Saturday, April 12!

Career Fairs Link Job-Seeking Students, Grads With Employers

March 19, 2014

Career Fairs this week gave Penn College students and alumni invaluable access to more than 180 employers representing nearly 2,100 job and internship opportunities. This semester’s Career Services-sponsored events were from 9 a.m.-noon Monday in the ATHS lobby for health sciences majors; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday in Bardo Gym for all majors; and 9 a.m.-1 […]

Lycoming to host second Warrior Extreme Challenge

April 30, 2014

The Lycoming College Intramurals and Campus Activities Board will hold the second Warrior Extreme Challenge (WEC) on Sunday, April 6, at 1 p.m. more»

WAHS Excels at PMEA Regional Band Festival

March 19, 2014

Congratulations to Todd Kendall and our PMEA Band Regional Award winners! WAHS had an incredible showing, earning two first places (Eric Ruhl and Theoron Hershey), one second place (Katrina Balestino), one third place (Noah Mason), one fourth place (Kaley Brinkerhoff), and one fifth place (Kathleen Kinley).

Spring concert to feature AWOLNATION

April 29, 2014

The Lycoming College Campus Activities Board (CAB) has announced Red Bull Recording artist AWOLNATION will headline the spring concert scheduled for Friday, April 11, at 8 p.m. in the Recreation Center. The opening act will be Manicanparty. more»

History professor co-edits and contributes to book

April 22, 2014

Cullen Chandler, Ph.D., professor and chair of the History Department at Lycoming College, has co-edited and contributed to “Discovery and Distinction in the Early Middle Ages: Studies in Honor of John J. more»

Colloquium Speaker Suggests Improvements to World He Helped Colonize

March 18, 2014

Virtual reality pioneer and best-selling author Jaron Lanier offered a lecture Monday as part of Penn College’s Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Presidential inauguration

April 21, 2014

Lycoming College will celebrate the inauguration of its 15th president, Kent C. Trachte, Ph.D., on Saturday, April 5. The inauguration ceremony, scheduled for 3 p.m. more»

Golf Classic to Feature PGA Touring Pro Jason Bohn

March 17, 2014

PGA Tour professional and Lewisburg native Jason Bohn will headline the 28th Annual Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation Golf Classic, to be held on Monday, June 23, at the Williamsport Country Club. more»

Strolling Strings Perform at State Capitol

March 17, 2014

The Williamsport Area High School Strolling Strings performed at the state capitol in Harrisburg on Thursday, March 13. Annually, the Strolling Strings make their way around the city and state, providing performances for a number of functions — professional or private — and Thursday's event was one of them.

WAHS Students to Present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

March 17, 2014

Williamsport Area High School students will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. March 21 and 22, 2014, at the high school's Black Box Theater, presenting the Shakespearean romantic comedy with a modern, pop-culture twist straight out of the Louisiana wetlands.

WAHS Parent Series to Explore Mental Health Disorders

March 17, 2014

Williamsport Area High School will continue its Parent Series this week with "Signs of Suicide and other Mental Health Disorders," beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Williamsport Area Middle School.

WAHS to Offer Adult State Inspection Classes

March 16, 2014

The Williamsport Area High School will offer adult state inspection classes later this spring. Click on the headline for dates and times of the classes.

50 WAHS Students to Attend PMEA Conference in Hershey

March 14, 2014

Williamsport Area High School orchestra teacher Matt Radspinner will be taking 50 of his Sinfonietta students to the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association's (PMEA) annual in-service conference in a unique, district-first situation.

Ewing Lecture to address politics in the Civil Rights era

April 15, 2014

The Lycoming College History Department will welcome Leslie Brown, Ph.D., associate professor of history at Williams College, for the 41st annual Robert H. Ewing Lecture. more»

Chamber Choir to perform concert of American music and poetry

April 11, 2014

The Lycoming College Chamber Choir will perform a concert of American music and poetry Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m. in Clarke Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. more»

Faculty recital to feature music by Debussy

April 10, 2014

The Lycoming College Music Department will present a piano recital by Amanda Gunderson, D.M.A., assistant professor of music, Friday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Clarke Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public. more»

Career Fairs to Link Job-Seeking Students, Grads With Employers

March 13, 2014

Students, do you know why Penn College Career Fairs are important and unique to you? Because employers attending them are looking for interns, new graduates and alumni who are technically skilled and prepared to enter today’s workforce. That’s you! And that is why Fortune 500 companies, as well as many other employers, recruit Penn College […]

‘Silent Auction’ to Benefit Legacy Scholarship at Penn College

March 12, 2014

The Student Government Association at Pennsylvania College of Technology will hold its annual Silent Auction on Thursday, March 27, to benefit a student-nurtured scholarship fund that spotlights community involvement and campus leadership. The public is invited to attend the auction, to be held from noon to 5 p.m. in Penn’s Inn on the second floor […]

Student, Teacher Receive Awards at 2014 Education Celebration

March 6, 2014

Congratulations to WAMS teacher Maria Weaver and WAHS senior Sabrina Emms for earning the Outstanding Educator and Student Recognition awards during the Education Celebration on March 6, hosted by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce at the Genetti Hotel.

‘The Summit,’ a Mountaineering Mystery, to Be Shown at CAC

March 6, 2014

The return of movies to the Community Arts Center continues this weekend with two showings of “The Summit” at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday. The blend of “breathtaking cinematography and jaw-dropping re-enactments” tells of the deadliest day in the history of K2, when 11 mountain climbers died. more»

Nittany Lion Football Coach to Visit Penn College in ‘Caravan’ Stop

March 31, 2014

Penn State football coach James Franklin and other head coaches from the university will bring the Penn State Coaches Caravan tour to Pennsylvania College of Technology on Tuesday, May 20. The sold-out lunchtime stop at Penn College will be one of 17 Coaches Caravan events planned in May. more»

Reunion Weekend 2014

March 5, 2014

Date: 3/5/2014
May 29 - June 1, 2014. Mark these dates on your calendar, and join your classmates at Reunion Weekend 2014! Renew relationships, celebrate your Bucknell experience, and enjoy a beautiful weekend in Lewisburg. Classes ending in 4s and 9s will celebrate milestone Reunions in 2014. REGISTER NOW!

Outstanding Students Recognized

March 4, 2014

Congratulations to WAHS seniors Alanna Harding, Sabrina Emms and Livia Nash, who were recognized during the April 15 school board meeting as Outstanding Students.

New Mural to Put Williamsport's Best Face Forward

March 4, 2014

Williamsport Area High School students are inviting the community to join in on a global art movement as they attempt to turn the City of Williamsport "inside out," one face, one story at a time.

Easter Bake Sale to Be Held Wednesday

April 15, 2014

The popular Easter bake sale, the final of the spring semester for the Advanced Patisserie Operations class, will be held from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at Le Jeune Patissier (in the West Third Street hallway of the Carl Building Technologies Center). The sale will be managed by Kirsten E. Foti, of Landing, N.J., and Briana L. Klingler, […]

College Dental Hygiene Clinic Among ‘Sealant Saturday’ Hosts

March 3, 2014

Penn College was among more than 20 busy sites statewide this past weekend as the  Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association continued its annual “Sealant Saturday.” Watch PCToday for more about the initiative, in which Penn College students aid the volunteer effort to promote dental health among c more»

March 29 Open House to Showcase Penn College Degree Offerings

March 3, 2014

Prospective students and their families can discover the diverse “degrees that work” offered by Pennsylvania College of Technology and explore campus life when the college holds an Open House on Saturday, March 29. more»

Concert at Noon to feature 'Music from the Movies'

March 31, 2014

Lycoming College will present the Concert at Noon “You Must Remember This – Music from the Movies,” a combined lecture and recital by pianist Gary Boerckel, D.M.A., professor emeritus, on Thursday, March 13 in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free and open to the public. more»

‘Women in Sports Day’ Canceled Due to Forecast

February 28, 2014

The ‘Women in Sports Day” celebration, scheduled for 11:45 a.m. Sunday in Penn’s Inn, has been canceled due to the impending winter storm.

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