Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Area high school students invited to College Night on the Lycoming College Campus

Lycoming College invites all Williamsport area high school students to “College Night” on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Keiper Recreation Center on the Lycoming campus. High school students interested in pursuing a college degree will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 60 institutions of higher education. The annual event is free and open to the public.

“For many students, ‘College Night’ signifies the start of their college search, and we hope to see all area high school students taking advantage of the event, which is hosted right in their backyard, in partnership with the Lycoming County Counselors Association,” said Mike Konopski, vice president for enrollment management at Lycoming College. “Aspiring college students will have a chance to not only learn about the colleges they want to apply to, but what colleges are looking for in young scholars.”

Representatives from each school will be on hand to discuss areas of study available at their institution, as well as to share details on internships, research opportunities and scholarships, beyond what is available on their respective institutions’ websites. Speaking directly with a representative may also help a student’s application stand out among the hundreds each college receives yearly.

“Choosing a college can be a life-changing decision and one that should not be taken lightly,” said Ronda Albert, counselor at Montoursville Area High School and president of Lycoming County Counselors Association. “Our counselors urge students and their families to attend the event for the individualized attention they’ll receive from college counselors.”

Over 70 schools are slated to attend:
Albright College
Alvernia College
Arcadia University
Bloomsburg University
Bucknell University
California University of Pennsylvania
Campbell University
Cedar Crest College
Central Penn College
Chatham University
Clarion University
Delaware Valley College
Duquesne University
East Stroudsburg University
Eastern University
Edinboro University
Elizabethtown College
Elmira College
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Gannon University
Geneva College
Grove City College
Harrisburg University of Science & Technology
Houghton College
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Juniata College
Keuka College
Keystone College
King’s College
Lake Erie College of Medicine
LaRoche College
LaSalle University
Lebanon Valley College
Lock Haven University
Luzerne County Community College
Lycoming College
Mansfield University
Marywood University
Mercyhurst College
Millersville University
Misericordia University
Mount Aloysius College
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Point Park University
Seton Hill University
Shippensburg University
South Hills Business School
St. Bonaventure University
St. Francis University
St. Vincent University
SUNY – Alfred State College
SUNY – University of Albany
Susquehanna University
Syracuse University
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Triangle Tech
University of Notre Dame
University of Pittsburgh – Bradford
University of Pittsburgh – Greensburg
University of Pittsburgh – Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh – Titusville
University of Scranton
University of the Sciences
Washington & Jefferson College
Wells College
West Virginia University
Westminster College
Widener University
Wilkes University
Wilson College
York College

Visitors can park in the Academic Center parking lot along Mulberry Street. Click here for a campus map.

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