The Lyco Lowdown: An Insider's View of Life at Lycoming

Reflections on Commencement 2017

Posted by Dr. Kent Trachte on Jun 3, 2017 9:45:34 AM

Commencement 2017 was a memorable one. Rainy weather forced us inside for only the second time in two decades. For the first time since being renamed, the Keiper Recreation Center served as the venue for the ceremony. Preserving a long-standing tradition, several trustees and I led the class through the Metzler Gate despite the inclement weather.

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Topics: Insider, Academics, Lycoming College Alumni, Community

Let's Talk Culture - Part 1: The "big-talk" America

Posted by Nam Do on May 22, 2017 1:53:03 PM

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Topics: Insider, Student Life, Social Issues, International Student Experience

Ranking Lycoming College's On-Campus Food

Posted by Dellon Jones on May 22, 2017 1:27:57 PM
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Topics: Insider, Student Life, Campus Dining

Fourteen Weeks

Posted by Dellon Jones on May 10, 2017 2:14:50 PM

The college academic year is divided into two semesters. Two fourteen week periods where students schedule their classes and choose which classes they actually attend or not. It’s a lot different from high school, which, for the most part, keep students in mostly the same classes throughout the year, save for a few interchangeable electives. I think the division of the year into semesters is one of the key things that differentiate high school and college. A semester can really fly by - after all, it is only 14 weeks.

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Topics: Insider, Student Life, Freshman Year, Academics

A List of Things to Take With You to College

Posted by Dellon Jones on May 10, 2017 1:33:53 PM
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Topics: Insider, Student Life, Applying to College, Freshman Year, Academics

Picking the Professor

Posted by Briana Burley-Inners on May 10, 2017 10:27:00 AM

The art department here at Lycoming is currently interviewing for a new Photography professor to fill the full-time position. Lycoming values the opinions of the students and has allowed students majoring in art to join the interview process with the three candidates over breakfast or lunch to talk with them about the position and determine who will receive it

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Topics: Insider, Liberal Arts Education

Lycoming named to Princeton Review's Best 382

Posted by Dr. Kent Trachte on Apr 25, 2017 4:03:02 PM

I am delighted to share the exciting news that Lycoming College has been selected as one of the newest additions to the Best 382 Colleges list published by the Princeton Review. In particular, the August 2018 edition, which will be available in August 2017, will feature Lycoming as one of six new schools receiving the Best 382 designation. This designation means that the Princeton Review regards Lycoming College as among the “cream of the crop” of undergraduate institutions in America.

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Topics: Insider, Study Abroad, Applying to College, Campus Activities, Academics, Residential Life, Current Events, International Student Experience, Community

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