Retiring president finds rare document on campus

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    Students display artwork at Converge Gallery

    Lycoming College 2013 graduates Karen Kaetzel and Kasey Lyon, along with seniors Sarah Banatoski and Faith Emerich, have artwork on display at Converge Gallery in downtown Williamsport.

    Casey Gleghorn, gallery director, doesn’t usually show off student pieces at his gallery, but decided otherwise when he saw the quality of work by the students.

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    College to host Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week

    For the 23rd consecutive year, Lycoming College will welcome nearly 1,800 students, volunteers and guests as it hosts the 35th annual Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week. Lycoming hosts the first three sessions of PFEW from July 6-Aug. 3. The final week of the program is held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.

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    Associate dean to participate in leadership institute

    Dave Heffner, associate dean and chief information officer at Lycoming College, has been accepted into the Leading Change Institute, which will be held June 2-7 in Washington, D.C. He is one of 40 participants from higher education institutes from across the nation invited to attend the summer program.

    The institute engages leaders who seek to further develop their skills for the benefit of higher education. The institute explores higher education challenges, empowering librarians and information technologists to initiate conversations and take action on issues of importance not just to their individual institutions, but to the entire higher education community.

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    Chemistry students participate in summer research

    The Lycoming College Department of Chemistry is hosting five students this year for its summer research program and four students will be involved in off-campus internship and research opportunities.

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    Scenes from Alumni Weekend 2013

    Alumni Weekend was held May 17-19 on the Lycoming College campus and the Great Gatsby theme was a huge hit! From a 17-piece jazz band breaking out the Big Band tunes, to the festive attire worn by many of the gals, Friday night definitely got the party started! Festivities continued the next day with a KDR Psi chapter 60th reunion and the ever-popular Bash on the Quad, featuring a performance by the band Quintessence. It definitely was a weekend of good fun, good food and good times as friends and families reminisced about their time at Lycoming.

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    Students attend neuroscience conference

    Members of the Lycoming College biology and psychology departments presented their research at the joint 2013 Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges-Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Conference for Psychology, Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind, held April 20 at Muhlenberg College.

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    Lycoming College to start community orchestra

    The Lycoming College Community Orchestra, a new ensemble for local amateur musicians, is being created thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Williamsport Lycoming Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania.

    “There was a need shown for artistic and cultural opportunities in the region,” said Dr. William Ciabattari, assistant professor and chair of the music department and director of bands at Lycoming, who also will conduct the new orchestra.

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    Two faculty members part of state science, technology educational partnership

    Lycoming College recently hosted a meeting and planning session for the Pennsylvania Multi-Region Math Science STEM Partnership Project, an approximately $4.2 million three-year grant that will educate teachers across the state for professional development in science and math common core standards.

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    Student is first intern at Camp Victory

    Kourtney Mottern, a junior in the sustainable business management track within the business administration major at Lycoming College, has been selected as one of the first summer environmental education interns at Camp Victory, in Millville. The announcement was made by Dr. Peter Petokas, research associate with the College’s Clean Water Institute, and Jamie Huntley, executive director of Camp Victory. 

    Mottern will work alongside another intern, Emily Fogoros of Bloomsburg, at the new Camp Victory Nature Center preparing and administering environmental education programs to special needs children. 

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