Education

‘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»

Lycoming to host Special Olympics Pennsylvania training camp

March 3, 2014

Lycoming College will host a training camp March 29-30 for Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes preparing for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games scheduled for June 14-21 in Princeton, N.J. 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.

Virtual Reality Pioneer and Author Jaron Lanier to Speak at College

February 28, 2014

Pioneering computer scientist and best-selling author Jaron Lanier – the man who coined the phrase “virtual reality” – will speak at Pennsylvania College of Technology on March 17 as part of its Centennial Colloquia Series. more»

Colloquium Adds Topical Touch of ‘Green’ to Snow-Covered Landscape

February 28, 2014

As nose-numbing, furnace-fanning winds rustled the trees around Klump Academic Center Auditorium on Thursday night, those gathered inside warmed to the notion of a toasty home that balances energy usage with money-saving efficiency. more»

‘Soul Food Dinner’ Savory Blend of Song, Story

February 28, 2014

The perennially popular Soul Food Dinner capped Penn College’s Black History Month observance Thursday, treating the Penn’s Inn audience to an entertaining side dish of music and storytelling. The Philadelphia-based Keepers of the Culture Inc. more»

‘Mocktail’ Competition Among Highlights of Spring Break Send-Off

March 5, 2014

“The 14th Annual Happy Hours, Mardi Gras-Style!” held Tuesday in Penn’s Inn got students in the mood for a stress-free (and problem-free) Spring Break. more»

CAC to Observe ‘Get Fit Friday’ With Half-Price Tickets for Jillian Michaels

February 27, 2014

During “Get Fit Friday,” Community Arts Center patrons can get 50-percent off balcony tickets to see Jillian Michaels live at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23. Log into the online box office between 6 a.m.-midnight Friday, Feb. 28, and enter the promotional code – JMGETFIT – to obtain the discount. more»

WAHS Student Artwork on Display in Harrisburg

February 27, 2014

Three students from Williamsport Area High School have artwork on display at the Pennsylvania Department of Education building in Harrisburg. Students Kennedy Englert, Kelsie Harding and Emma Radulski are representing WAHS's Visual Art Department for the exhibit, which can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday beginning March 3 through April 11.

Alumna to give Harding lecture

March 31, 2014

The Lycoming College Institute for Management Studies will welcome alumna Barbara Heim, BG Group’s vice president of human resources, as a part of its James W. Harding Executive Speaker Series. more»

2014 All-District Orchestra Concert

February 26, 2014

Click on the headline above to watch the 2014 All-District Orchestra Concert! Be sure to catch the first few minutes of the video, which has a presentation, led by WAHS Principal Mike Reed on the Return to Glory Capital Campaign!

Hands-On Activities Engage Hundreds at On-Campus Science Festival

February 26, 2014

More than 400 people participated in Tuesday night’s Science Festival in Penn College’s Field House – including homeschooled pupils and attendees from all Lycoming County school districts. more»

Lycoming professor to conduct 'Strauss and Mozart for Winds'

March 27, 2014

Lycoming College will host “Strauss and Mozart for Winds,” a performance by the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra’s winds conducted by William Ciabattari, Ph.D., chair and assistant professor of music at Lycoming. The concert will be held Sunday, March 9 at 5 p.m. more»

Students and faculty volunteer at Sojourner Truth Ministries

March 24, 2014

Lycoming College students and faculty recently collaborated with Williamsport’s City Alliance Church to volunteer at the city’s Sojourner Truth Ministries (SJT). Participants served lunch to approximately 70 homeless and underprivileged members of the community. more»

Students Learn Alongside Visiting Chefs in Scholarship Benefit

February 24, 2014

Chefs Shanna and Brian O’Hea, chefs/owners of Kennebunk Inn and its restaurant, Academe Maine Brasserie & Tavern, visited campus as part of the School of Business and Hospitality’s Visiting Chef Series. more»

Boys Basketball Distict II-IV Championship Tickets on Sale

February 24, 2014

The Millionaires will be facing Hazelton for the Boys Basketball District II-IV Championship this Wednesday at Berwick. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. and pre-game tickets may be purchased at the high school. Adult tickets are $6 and student tickets are $4. Go Millionaires!

WASD Education Foundation to Participate in Raise the Region

February 24, 2014

For a 30-hour period beginning at 6 p.m. March 12, community members will have the chance to support the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation by participating in the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania's second Raise the Region online fundraising event.

Switchfoot Headlines Centennial Concert in Bardo Gym

February 21, 2014

Switchfoot, a 2011 Grammy Award winner for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album, continued its month-old winter tour with a Thursday gig at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Marking the college’s yearlong centennial – and the recent release of its “Fading West” album – the quintet was joined by the Kopecky Family Band for a performance […]

Success driven: Students participate in fashion show and pin unveiling ceremony at Macy’s

February 20, 2014
Tory Irwin
Editor-In-Chief

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Senior Kendra Bitner models an interview outfit

Hear us ‘RAR’ : Revolution Against Rape added to club roster

February 20, 2014
Tory Irwin
Editor-In-Chief

Lycoming is about to experience a Revolution.
Junior Victoria Goodwin and senior Cathy Vargas are responsible for bringing Revolution Against Rape to the campus.
Goodwin started the club after connecting with the original chapter at the University of Connecticut. Vargas will be the club’s president.

#lycourier photo of the week

February 20, 2014
This week’s Instagram photo of the week was contributed by Sarah Fetherolf captioned “Are you sure we can’t have a snow-day?” Post a phot

The Hook Up: Moon & Raven Public House

February 20, 2014
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Sports Editor


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Scientific wonder to perform at Lycoming

March 21, 2014

The Lycoming College Music Department will present “Neuroscience Meets a Musical Brain,” an event that will feature a performance by world-renowned ragtime pianist and scientific wonder Robert Milne along with a lecture by Kerstin Bettermann, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of ne more»

Students participate in Macy's pin design contest and fashion show

March 20, 2014

The winners of Macy’s Little League Baseball pin design contest were revealed at a recent event presented by Lycoming College Career Services, which included a fashion show and gift raffle. more»

Tour Choir's first trip with new director underway

March 19, 2014

The Lycoming College Tour Choir’s first tour under the direction of Christopher Jackson, D.M.A., director of choral activities and assistant professor of music, will begin Friday, Feb. 28 at the Charlton United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. in Harrisburg, Pa. more»

Construction Trades Places 6th, Earns Rookie of the Year Award

February 19, 2014

The NAHB student chapter at Williamsport Area High School placed sixth in the secondary school category of the National Association of Home Builders Residential Construction Management Competition at the 2014 NAHB International Builders' Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The WAHS team also earned the Rookie of the Year Award.

Lycoming to host performance by Theater for Social Change

March 18, 2014

The Lycoming College Criminal Justice-Criminology and Theatre departments in conjunction with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program will host a performance of “The Letters Behind My Name” by the College and Community F more»

Children, Families Invited to Feb. 25 Science Festival

February 17, 2014

Pennsylvania College of Technology will host a Science Festival on Tuesday, Feb. 25, sponsored by the college and Technology Futures of North Central PA. The event, scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Penn College Field House, provides a variety of fun, hands-on math and science demonstrations geared toward elementary and middle school students, […]

Music Department reschedules Valentine's Day concert

March 18, 2014

The Lycoming College Music Department has rescheduled the Valentine's Day Concert at Noon for Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. more»

‘Book Bingo,’ Parfaits Sweeten Family Valentine’s Day at CLC

February 17, 2014

On Friday, the children and families of the Dunham Children’s Learning Center celebrated Valentine’s Day with “Book Bingo.” Each child won a picture book, and families were given information about how to promote literacy at home. more»

Music Department and Williamsport Symphony Orchestra present Close-Up Concert

March 17, 2014

The Lycoming College Music Department and the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will present a Close-Up Concert featuring Andrew Rammon on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. more»

Stabler Foundation awards second grant for scholarship support

March 13, 2014

Lycoming College has received a $700,000 grant from The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation of Harrisburg, Pa., to provide scholarship support for students with financial need. more»

WAHS Horticulture Students Dominate at State Competition

February 12, 2014

On Feb. 7, Williamsport Area High School Future Farmers of America participated in a Floriculture Career Development Event at Penns Valley High School. Out of eight competing schools with 33 participants, several Williamsport students ranked in the top spots!

‘Fantastic’ Orchestra Performance Adds to College’s Centennial Luster

February 12, 2014

Penn College sponsored Tuesday’s Williamsport Symphony Orchestra concert, “Fantastic Tales,” the latest event in the college’s yearlong Centennial celebration. Welcoming the audience to the Community Arts Center was Dorothy J. more»

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ to Be Shown at CAC This Weekend

February 12, 2014

“Dallas Buyers Club,” co-starring Oscar hopefuls (and Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe award-winners) Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, will be screened at the Community Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday and at 3 p.m. Sunday. more»

Outdoor Expo to Be Held Feb. 15 in Penn College Field House

February 12, 2014

An Outdoor Expo – featuring a number of vendors, live animals, chain-saw demonstrations and a jerky competition – will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Field House. Sponsored by the college’s Student Activities Office, the family-friendly event is free and open to the public. “We […]

Grammy-Winning Switchfoot to Perform in Centennial Concert

February 10, 2014

The Grammy Award-winning band Switchfoot will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Bardo Gymnasium. Touring in support of its recent release, “Fading West,” the million-selling quintet will appear as part of the college’s yearlong Centennial celebration. more»

MATHCOUNTS Sends Two WAMS Students to State Level

February 10, 2014

Williamsport Area Middle School came in third place during Saturday's annual MATHCOUNTS competition, held at the school, with two WAMS students headed to Harrisburg in March to compete at the state level.

Sealant Saturday Scheduled March 1 at Penn College

February 7, 2014

On March 1, Pennsylvania College of Technology will serve as a host site for the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association’s annual Sealant Saturday initiative. The event is scheduled 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. more»

Coaches vs. Cancer Raises $2,100 for American Cancer Society

February 7, 2014

Through this year's Coaches vs. Cancer basketball benefit games, Williamsport Area High School's basketball program was able to contribute $2,100 to the American Cancer Society. During halftime at Thursday night's game against Altoona, coaches and district administrators presented the check to the organization at halftime.

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