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Thursday, August 21, 2014

MLB Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred Visits the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series

Baseball Commissioner-Elect Rob Manfred talks to the West Region: Mountain Ridge Little League team.
South Williamsport, Pa. – The first Little League graduate to be elected as Baseball Commissioner, Rob Manfred, visited the Little League Baseball World Series on Wednesday, August 20.

Mr. Manfred, a graduate of Rome (N.Y.) Little League, was elected as the 10th  Baseball Commissioner on Thursday, Aug. 14. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Major League Baseball.

Little League found three of Mr. Manfred’s Little League rosters from 1968, 1969, and 1970, in our archives at the World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store.

Seoul Little League's Jae Yeong Hwang High Fives after Home Run against Japan

#18 Jae Yeong Hwang celebrates with teammates after home run against Japan
Jae Yeong Hwang high fives manager after a towering home run against Japan

Asia Pacific: Soul Little League Photo Album

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Bucknell film screenings in September and October at Campus Theatre

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Bucknell University Film/Media Screenings will host five film series every week this fall – four of them free of charge — as part of the Film/Media Screenings series shown at the Campus Theatre, located at 413 Market St. in Lewisburg.

Film/Media Series
The Film/Media Series screenings are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; admission is $2 for this series. Featured among the screenings are several Central Pennsylvania premieres of contemporary films as well as 35mm and digital restorations of repertory classics.

The Tuesday series begins Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. with Casablanca, co-presented with the Bucknell Community Engagement Fund and introduced by Bucknell President John Bravman. This screening is free admission.

Football - Lycoming's Troutman earns another preseason accolade

Tanner Troutman
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the sixth time in the preseason, senior defensive back Tanner Troutman (Hegins, Pa./Tri-Valley) has been honored, earning a spot on the D3 Senior Classic “Super Senior” Watchlist, the Collegiate Development Football League announced on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Troutman earned a slot on the North Team’s Defensive First Team.

The dynamic, playmaking safety also earned Preseason All-American mentions from theD3football.comSporting News, Lindy's College FootballBeyond Sports Network and the USA College Football Network Division III Preseason All-American lists. In each instance, he was named to the list’s first team.

Women's Soccer - Lycoming Warriors selected eighth in Commonwealth Coaches’ Poll

Sophomore Leanne Shaw and the Warriors begin their season against Utica on Aug. 30.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Lycoming College women’s soccer team was selected to finish eighth in the Commonwealth Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the conference office in Annville, Pa., announced on Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

New Faculty Bring Experience, Diverse Backgrounds to Penn College

Front row, from left: Craig Zimmerman, instructor of building automation technologies; Kenneth E. Welker Jr., lecturer in HVAC technology; Mark W. Wilson, lecturer in graphic design; Christine B. Kavanagh, instructor of nursing; John F. Chappo, assistant professor of history/history of technology; Tanae A. Traister, instructor of nursing; Mary E. Erdman, instructor of nursing; Ashley D. Holmes, instructor of health information technology; Tammy A. Miller, lecturer in biology; and Summer L. Bukeavich, instructor of business administration: management and marketing. Back row, from left: Craig A. Miller, instructor of engineering design technology; Robert A. Way, instructor of HVAC technology; Michael Damiani, instructor of aviation maintenance; Shaun D. Hack, lecturer in collision repair; David E. Bjorkman, instructor of emergency management/social science; Michael J. Reed, assistant dean, School of Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Robert K. Vlacich, instructor of automotive service; and Bonnie L. Heintzelman, instructor of nursing. Not present: Anne K. Soucy, assistant professor of plastics technology.
Williamsport, PA - Pennsylvania College of Technology recently welcomed new full-time faculty, including employees who served the college in other roles before joining – or returning to – the teaching ranks.

Men's Soccer - Warriors selected third in Commonwealth Coaches’ Poll

The Warriors picked up two first-place votes in the 2014 Commonwealth Conference Coaches' Poll.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After breaking up Messiah College’s string of six straight Commonwealth Conference titles in 2013, the Lycoming College men’s soccer team also became the first team to wrestle a first-place vote away from Messiah since 2008 in the annual preseason coaches’ poll, which was released by the conference office in Annville, Pa., on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19.

College’s Construction, Masonry Majors Gain Key Credential

Williamsport, PA - The marketability of students in two of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s construction majors, already a credible source for employers assembling a qualified workforce, has been bolstered by a professional endorsement from the Pennsylvania Builders Association.

The college’s building construction technology and building construction technology: masonry emphasis majors, both offered through the School of Construction & Design Technologies, recently received the endorsement of the PBA – the voice of the home-building industry in the Keystone State.