Archive for October 2017

William Lehr, Chair Emeritus, Honored by Americans for the Arts

William Lehr Jr., Esq., a long-time member and two-term chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, was honored as part of the National Arts and Humanities Month in New York City last night. Lehr received a national arts award, the Legacy Award, and was honored among the likes of five-time Grammy winner Clive Davis.

Martin, Erpelding, and Chamber Choir Cited in Maryland Media Outlet

Dr. Matthew Erpelding, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, and Madison Martin ’18, biochemistry & molecular biology, were noted in an article highlighting the LVC Chamber Choir’s upcoming performance at the American Choral Directors Association conference. According to the Herald Mail Media piece, LVC’s choir was selected after a review of the group’s work by a panel of board of directors.


Dr. Manza Discusses Prayer in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, was quoted in a recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, This Life: In the wake of Las Vegas tragedy, are our prayers enough?

Football Wins Homecoming Battle with Defense and Offense

The Flying Dutchmen football squad used a combined defensive and offensive effort to defeat defending conference champions Stevenson University 31-24 on Henry and Gladys Arnold Field last weekend. The largest Homecoming crowd in history saw the Dutchmen defense force seven turnovers and senior Jon Jones run for a pair of touchdowns and toss another.

Bill Bainbridge ’03 Named Senior Vice President at Voya

An actuarial science and economics double major at LVC, Bill Bainbridge, FSA, MAAA, CERA, ‘o3 recently was named senior vice president of product for Voya Financial’s annuities and individual life business. In this role he will be the leader for all product development and in-force management, and manage 40 staff.


Dr. Dolan Pens Opinion Piece on Las Vegas Shootings

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, wrote an op-ed, The Las Vegas killer’s motives shouldn’t matter—stopping the next mass shooting does, that was published on PennLive Oct. 12. In the piece, Dr. Dolan wrote about why investigators are still searching for a motive behind the shooter and the need for additional controls to prevent more mass killings.

Dr. McNulty Has Proposal Accepted for Regional Symposium; Students and Art Alumni to Participate

A workshop proposed by Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, was accepted for inclusion in next month’s Pennsylvania Arts and Education Symposium. Current students Epiphany Bliesath ’20 (art & visual culture and business administration double major), Sarah Johnson ’18 (art & art history major, world classics minor), and Audrey Reiley ’18 (art & art history major, world classics and philosophy double minor), will participate in the workshop, as will former Gallery interns Caitlin Courogen ’16 and Becca Worhach ’16, both art & art history majors. Candice Heishman ’18 and Rachel Frantz ’18, both art & visual culture majors, will serve as Gallery attendants.

Michael Scolamiero ’81 Named Executive Director of Ballet West in Utah

Michael Scolamiero ’81, former executive director of the Miami City Ballet and Pennsylvania Ballet (Philadelphia), was recently named executive director of Ballet West in Salt Lake City, Utah. Scolamiero, music education, was selected after a national search.

Dr. McEvoy Participated in Paris Seminar

Dr. Gabriela McEvoy, acting chair and associate professor of Spanish, participated in the CIEE seminar on Best Practices for Creating Successful Faculty-led Programs held in Paris, France, this past summer. The experience prompted Dr. McEvoy to evaluate further the study-abroad experience from a student’s perspective and provided tools to create a short-term faculty-led program. Indeed, she plans to teach, along with Costa Rican faculty, the College’s first short-term program in Costa Rica during summer 2018.

Dr. McNulty Hosts Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, hosted the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries regional meeting at the Gallery on Sept. 22. The event was a success with attendees from Albright College, Bucknell University, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Lafayette College, Messiah College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, St. Joseph’s University, the University of Pennsylvania, and The University of the Arts participating.