4775 West Branch Highway
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: (570) 524-8000
Fax: (570) 524-1485
Along the countryside of Central Pennsylvania is an education center located in the town of Lewisburg. The university features a wide array of programs including education, engineering, music amongst many others. Primarily an undergraduate school, the university also houses numerous international students on campus. The university gives strategic importance to extra-curricular activities as-well by promoting sports and cultural events. For more details on university on-going admissions or events, do visit the website or call ahead.
Incorporated in 1985, the Lewisburg Historic District is situated in Lewisburg, Union County, Pennsylvania. It is replete with several houses, monuments, bridges, and commercial and civic buildings. A highlight is the Bucknell campus illustrating a large diversity of architectural styles. Other landmarks include the Lewisburg Cemetery and the Soldiers Memorial Field. Gaining historical vitality over the years, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
The St. James Episcopal Church is a graceful church building constructed in 1856. Built with the Gothic Revival style of architecture, it was designed by the famous architect Richard Upjohn. The church has a petite area of 0.3 acre (0.12 hectare) and has been a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. The congregation continues to function till date with regular masses and ceremonies being conducted.
Located in the heart of the city, Muncy Historic District comprises of commercial and residential areas, with structures dating back to the late 1700s. The buildings feature various architectural styles, ranging across Federal, Georgian and Victorian. St. James Episcopal Church, Muncy Presbyterian Church, Clapp-Muncy Historical Society Building and St. Andrew Lutheran Church are part of this historic district. Walking tours around the historic district are regularly conducted by Muncy Historical Society; call ahead for further details.
The Recreation Center at the Lycoming College is meant to serve as a wellness and fitness facility for students. It not only offers wellness and recreation but it also guides students with the professional training required for the same. The center houses a swimming pool, a well-furnished gymnasium, table tennis facility, multi-purpose court for basketball and volleyball, and a technologically equipped event venue. The venue hosts college community activities and it can also be hired for private events. Call for further details.
Locally known as Bloom, the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a reputed university. Founded in 1839, it offers excellent training and education across diverse fields, however, it is known for its Instructional Technology and Audiology & Speech Pathology programs. Bloom also offers opportunities for the students to dabble in various extra-curricular activities; it has talented athletic teams for different sports. The likes of Chuck Daly, Jahri Evans, Gerry P. Little, Mark S. Schweiker and Jimmi Simpson have studied here. For more details, check website.