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Lycoming Nursery School to hold open house

Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St. will hold an open house for the 2018-2019 school yar from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Availability is limited.

For more information, visit www.lycomingnurs or contact the registrar at 570-772-4508.

Lycoming College appoints six faculty members with endowed professorships

Lycoming College has announced the appointments of endowed professorships to six faculty members. Made possible by established gifts to the College, endowed professorships are one of the highest honors that Lycoming awards faculty members to recognize a career marked by exceptional teaching, scholarship and service.

• The Shangraw Chair in the Liberal Arts was awarded to Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D., professor of English.

• The John P. Graham Teaching Professorship was awarded to Gary Hafer, Ph.D., associate professor of English.

• The M.B. Rich Chair was awarded to Steven Johnson, Ph.D., associate professor of religion.

• The Logan A. Richmond professorship was awarded to Sandra Kingery, Ph.D, professor of modern language studies.

• The Frank and Helen Lowry Professorship was awarded to Chriss McDonald, Ph.D., professor of chemistry.

• The Robert and Mary Jackson Shangraw Professorship was awarded to Mehrdad Madresehee, Ph.D., professor of economics.