WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College Department of Criminal Justice-Criminology will host Laura Pitter, counterterrorism advisor for the Human Rights Watch, for the 14th annual Larry Strauser Lectureship on Monday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. more»
A support group (NAMI) for Mental Health consumers and their families meets monthly in Williamsport and Leak Kithcart will be its guest speaker this Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the auditorium at Robert M Sides Auditorium on Mulberry Street just off 180 in downtown Williamsport. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College''s website has been listed among the most highly-rated in the country in the 14th annual My College Options Enrollment Power Index (EPI), an analysis of admissions websites from nearly 3,000 colleges and universities. more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College Archaeology Department will host biblical archaeologist Dr. Garth Gilmour of the University of Oxford for a free, public lecture, titled "David and Solomon: Dead or Alive?" on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. more»
The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce will hold its Morning Member Connection Breakfast, Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7:30am at the Genetti Hotel. The program will include introductions of new members of the Chamber of Commerce and staff program reports. more»
We are blog hopping our way through some new reads, and it’s a great way to be introduced to some wonderful authors you might not know. Follow us on the hop and you’ll be introduced to some exciting writers and their works in progress. Below, you will be able to learn a little bit about me and the authors who follow me in Week 18. Be sure to check them all out. more»
When most people picture themselves volunteering abroad, they usually don't think about how their project relates to professional development. But what could be more professional than gaining new skill sets, using your expertise to do meaningful work, and making valuable contacts in your field? That's right—networking. more»
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Volunteers from as far away as Australia, Norway, Brazil, and the Czech Republic were among the 32 first-year District Administrators (DAs) welcomed to Little League International for the second annual New DA Training.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will participate in the nationwide Game Day Challenge sustainability initiative during the Homecoming football game, Saturday, Oct 20 at 1:30 p.m. at David Person Field. more»
Philip G. Bullock, Jr., age 57, of Jersey Shore, passed away peacefully with the grace of God at home on Monday, October 15, 2012.
He was born August 9, 1955, in Williamsport, the son of Philip G. Bullock, Sr. and Janet (Fulmer) Bullock. Philip and his wife the former Vivian (Vicky) M. Sechler were married on September 23, 1989. more»
Arlen Specter at the AFL CIO in 2009. Photo credit: Steve Dietz/Sharp Image at Wikimedia Commons)
Arlen Specter, who spent much of his 30-year career in the U.S. Senate warning of the dangers of political intolerance, lost a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Specter, who died Sunday, is remembered as one of Congress' best-known moderates. He was a member of both major parties during his career and even mounted a short-lived run for president in 1995. more»
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, today received the "Friend of Farm Bureau" award for supporting policies that help farmers attain greater profitability through less regulatory interference, expand farm trade opportunities, and increase demand for U.S. farm products. more»
Today's article is brought to you by Robin Van Auken. As a historical archaeologist, Robin specializes in promoting history, archaeology and preservation. She works with museums and non-profit organizations, colleges and universities, public and private schools, and avocational archaeology groups.more»
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College professor of art Lynn Estomin will present her paper, "Feminist Documentary through the Lens of Social Justice," at the Social Justice Feminism Conference at the University of Cincinnati College of Law Oct. 26-27. more»
In less than three months, Americans will be hit with an onslaught of new tax increases and health care cuts implemented under President Obama’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA). more»
On Friday, students at Lycoming College reached out to make a personal effort in raising domestic violence awareness. Members of Dr. Boyd’s Business 244 teamed up with the YWCA of Northcentral Pennsylvania to be models in their annual Clothesline Project.
Converge Gallery is pleased to announce a new season of Spoken Word beginning October 12, 2012 from 7-9pm.
The nights are getting cooler but the talent is still hot. Converge Gallery invites all poets, lyricists, comedians, and writers alike, to showcase their talents live. Spoken Word offers a judgment-free environment to share
Editor's note: This summer, I had worked as a summer correspondent at the New Castle News. I've stayed in communications with them as a freelance writer, and was recently presented with the unique opportunity to interview country superstar LeAnn Rimes. The following is the result of my interview with her.
Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English at Lycoming College, recently released his second collection of poetry, “Ajanta’s Ledge.” A book-signing was held at Otto’s bookstore in downtown Williamsport on Friday, October 5. Copies are also available at the College’s Streeter Campus Store.
Lycoming College alumni are welcomed back for Reunion weekend and Homecoming Weekend, and are invited to participate in multiple activities. Alumni may sign in between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 in Burchfield Lounge and pick up their complimentary football tickets for Saturday’s game.
This year’s homecoming week is jam-packed with lots of activities for students to participate in. There will be various events and activities ranging from talent shows to mud wrestling in which students may participate.
Change. Sometimes it’s a good thing and other times, well—it’s a pain in the you-know-where. One change I’ve heard a lot of commotion about this semester is the new system regarding print counts for students. So I decided to look into it.