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Lycoming students synthesize new starting materials (chemical compounds) for a chemical reaction using a reagent system (combination of chemicals to effect a certain "job", namely reductive cyclization) invented by my research group (the reagent system was first described by us in The Journal of Organic Chemistry in 2016).
Several students have been selected as Lycoming College's Student Orientation Staff (SOS) members for the summer of 2017. As SOS members, they will assist incoming first-year students with their transition from high school to college during orientation sessions and first weekend activities.
Katherine Stepnowski recently received the Ethel McDonald Pax Christi Award at Lycoming College's annual Honors Convocation in April.
Lycoming College recently honored Rebecca Reed with the Bishop William Perry Eveland Prize at the college's annual Honors Convocation in April. The prize is given to the senior resident student who is in the upper half of the class for progress in scholarship, loyalty, school spirit, and participation in school activities.
Thomas Van Patten received the Interfraternity Council Spirit Award at Lycoming College's Annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet in April.
Sophie Herzing recently received the Class of 1907 Prize at Lycoming College's annual Honors Convocation in April.
Several students, faculty and staff at Lycoming College joined dozens of other volunteers for a Habitat for Humanity blitz build -- where a large number of volunteers build a house in a few days -- in Warrenton, Va. The volunteers were able to finish the entire exterior of a house including the walls, siding, roof and shingles in a single weekend in late October.
On behalf of the Senior Greeting Selection Committee, Sophie Herzing has been selected to give the senior greeting at Commencement, Saturday, May 13. Sophie is a creative writing and painting major. She is from St. Marys, Pa.
Jeff Newman, Ph.D., professor of biology at Lycoming College, and five biology students presented recent research at the meeting of the Bergey's International Society for Microbial Systematics in Pune, India in September.
Several students have been selected as 2016 Lycoming College Student Orientation Staff (SOS) members. As SOS members, they will assist incoming first-year students with their transition from high school to college during orientation sessions and first weekend activities.
Rebecca Reed, a senior American studies and history major at Lycoming College, learned details about the Civil War from nationally-known historians during a Civil War Trust conference held June 1 through 5. Reed earned one of six coveted scholarships to the annual conference held in Gettysburg, Pa.
Lycoming College Prep facilitators support activities for the pre-collegiate program that brings high-achieving, first-generation rising seniors to Lycoming College to give students a hands-on introduction to the liberal arts and to college life.
Resident student mentors are paraprofessional members of the Academic Services and Residential Life staffs. The mentors live and work with the students enrolled in a specific first-year seminar as part of a Living Learning Community.
Alexandra Miller recently received the Ethel McDonald Pax Christi Award at Lycoming College's annual Honors Convocation in April.
Sophie Herzing was recognized as the outstanding student leader of the year at the Lycoming College Annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet in April.
Ryan Orgitano received the Interfraternity Council Spirit Award at the Lycoming College Annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet in April.
Lycoming College recently honored Michael Tusay with the Bishop William Perry Eveland Prize at the college's annual Honors Convocation in April. The prize is given to the senior resident student who is in the upper half of the class for progress in scholarship, loyalty, school spirit, and participation in school activities.
Lycoming College's highest honor, the Chieftain Award, was conferred to Lindsay J. Decker, an archaeology and history major from Shapleigh, Maine, at an awards ceremony on April 17. The award recognizes the senior who has contributed the most to the college by supporting school activities, exhibiting outstanding leadership qualities and good moral character, working effectively with others, and whose academic rank is above the median of the preceding senior class.
Several Lycoming College students staffed exhibits at the Science Festival held Feb. 18 on at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Five Lycoming College students have been selected to participate in the 2016 Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival, one of the state's oldest music events. The festival will be held at Elizabethtown College on March 4-6.
Ten Lycoming College students recently shared the results of research they completed with the Clean Water Institute at the 10th Annual Susquehanna River Symposium held at Bucknell University from Nov. 13-14.
Leah Handwerk '16, a human services major from Hockessin, Del., earned the Joanne Day Student of the Year Award in the liberal arts category from the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PENNACE) on Dec. 3.
Three senior Lycoming students presented research at the 10th Annual Moravian College Undergraduate Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Studies in December.
Senior biology majors Johanna Hripto and Julian Jones received a Campus Sustainability Champion award through the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium.