Education

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!

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 1st 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»

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»

First Marcellus Summer Camp Held

July 19, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—The first ever Marcellus Summer Camp was held at Mansfield University July 8-10.
Twenty one students in grades 10-12 from Tioga, Bradford, Clarion and Indiana Counties in Pennsylvania were joined by students from New York State for an introduction to the natural gas industry and possible career paths. more»

Astrophysics major to be offered

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. more»

Clean Water Institute hosts summer interns

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Twelve students are spending their summers as interns with the Lycoming College Clean Water Institute. more»

Thompson Square to Perform September 14

July 16, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Country music duo Thompson Square and their band will perform in concert at Decker Gymnasium on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. more»

Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week arrives

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the 22nd consecutive year, Lycoming College will welcome nearly 1,200 students, volunteers and guests to its campus as it hosts the 34th annual Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week. more»

PSU Research, Discovery Newswire: July 12, 2012

1 year 40 weeks ago

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Governor Corbett Signs Higher Education Modernization Act

July 10, 2012

Harrisburg – As the final, important step in an 18-month long process, Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law a series of bills that will “modernize” the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), providing the 14 member universities new competitive and cost-savings opportunities, and granting them the ability to offer advanced degree programs designed to meet the specific needs of more»

PASSHE Board of Governors sets 2012-13 tuition rates

July 9, 2012

Harrisburg – The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) today approved a 3 percent tuition increase for the 2012-13 academic year, honoring its commitment to the Legislature and the governor, and marking the fifth time in eight years the increase has been either at or below the rate of inflation.
 The $188 increase – $94 per semester – ensures PASSHE will more»

Concert Choir Brings Home Gold from World Choir Games

July 9, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—The Mansfield University Concert Choir won three Gold Medals at the World Choir Games in Cincinnati, OH over the weekend. more»

The Performance of a Lifetime

July 7, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—The Mansfield University Concert Choir gave what Director Peggy Dettwiler called “ their performance of a lifetime” in the Corbett Theatre of the School for Creative and Performing Arts on Friday evening as part of the World Choir Games being held in Cincinnati, OH.
The sold-out concert, entitled “Voices of Gold,” also featured choirs from the Czech Republic and China. more»

MU Receives Middle States Accreditation

July 5, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University has been re-accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The accreditation applies to all areas of the University, from the classroom to academic support to student activities and residential life. more»

Two New Academic Programs Approved

June 28, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— The Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) today approved two new degree programs; the Associate of Applied Science in Natural Gas Production and Services and the Bachelor of Science in Safety Management, at Mansfield University. more»

Concert Choir Makes Final Preparations for World Games

June 26, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA— Anticipation is running high as the Mansfield University Concert Choir prepares to travel to Cincinnati, OH to participate in the 2012 World Choir Games, the largest international choral competition in the world. more»

Employees honored by American Red Cross

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College building and grounds employees John Colocino, Stephen Koch and John Shaffer were honored at the Heroes Breakfast sponsored by the Northcentral Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Red Cross in downtown Williamsport on June 8. more»

Education Graduates Taking the Road Less Travelled

June 19, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—The small Alaskan village of Kokhanok is located on the south shore of Lake Iliamna, 209 miles southwest of Anchorage. Kokhanok has 166 residents and is accessible only by small plane or boat. Subsistence activities are the focal point of the culture and lifestyle with moose, caribou, salmon and wild berries making up the majority of the local diet. more»

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Chemistry professor awarded grant for student research

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Dr. Chriss McDonald, professor of chemistry at Lycoming College, has been approved for a $65,000 grant from the Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society. more»

Shangraw Athletic Complex set for summer upgrades

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lycoming College''s Robert L. Shangraw Athletic Complex will receive a major facelift this summer. more»

Business student interns at Muncy Bank

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Melissa Pennycoff, a junior at Lycoming College pursuing a degree in business administration, discovered that it can take up to 25 bankers to help a college student better understand the fundamentals of a financial institution. more»

Alumni Weekend 2012

June 9, 2012

MANSFIELD, PA—More than 300 alumni, family and friends returned to Mansfield University for Alumni Weekend 2012 on June 8-9.
The Class of 1962, celebrating its 50th anniversary, was this year’s honored guests for alumni weekend. Forty one members of the class returned to MU and were recognized, along with all classes with years ending in two and seven, retired faculty, administrators and staff. more»

Accounting students honored by PICPA

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College accounting students Daniel Angstadt, Kayla DeMar and Curtis Hoffer were recognized by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for their achievements in accounting. more»

Bucknell Brooklyn Bridge Talk and Walking Tour

June 7, 2012

Date: 6/7/2012
Join Professor Stephen Buonopane, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering as he provides a short talk illustrated by numerous historic images followed by a walking tour on the bridge promenade.  Register today for the Brooklyn more»

Join us for a Summer Preview Day

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Lycoming College will host a Summer Preview open house for prospective students on Friday, June 29. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the program will commence at 10 a.m. from Pennington Lounge in the College's Academic Center. more»

Education Department continues commitment to scholarship

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Throughout the 2011-12 academic year, the Lycoming College Education Department has continued its commitment to scholarship and teaching practices through various research projects and presentations. more»

Olympic-Bound Athlete Visits Williamsport School

1 year 45 weeks ago

Suzanne Stettinius, a 2012 Olympic-bound, pentathlon athlete with local ties, visited with Cochran Elementary School students on June 4. Stettinius is the great-great-great granddaughter of J. Henry Cochran and niece of Williamsport resident and WASD Education Foundation board member Ted Lyon. more»

Art students study in China

December 31, 1969

Brilliant Corners summer issue publishes alumni

December 31, 1969

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The 2012 summer issue of Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature has been released. Dr. more»

Penn College Claims Fourth PSUAC Chancellor’s Cup

May 27, 2012

For the fourth year in a row, Penn College has won the Penn State University Athletic Conference Chancellor’s Cup. The college is the only school to ever hold it since its inception in 2009. The cup is awarded to a member institution with the most accumulated points for the year. Points are awarded based on finish of each conference team. more»

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