Archive for December 2017

Men’s Ice Hockey Victory Highlighted on NY TV; Acker and Perhac Win MAC Awards

Travis Acker ’19, psychology, had a pair of goals and Tyler Perhac ’20, English, made 33 saves in the Dutchmen men’s ice hockey’s 5–2 victory over Elmira College in New York. These efforts, combined with their play in the week’s other contest against Bryn Athyn College, led to Acker and Perhac being named Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. The victory improved the Dutchmen’s UCHC record to 3–1–1 and was featured on WETM TV in New York.

Rebecca Light ’16 Named Social Worker at Lancaster Cancer Center

Rebecca Light ’16, a psychology and sociology double major, was named a social worker at Lancaster Cancer Center Ltd. According to the Central Penn Business Journal, “she will counsel patients with their cancer-related concerns and provide education and guidance on supportive services.”

Douglas Byers M’12 Named Senior VP at First Citizens Community Bank

Douglas Byers M’12, master of business administration, was named senior vice president, market executive, for First Citizens Community Bank’s south-central Pennsylvania region. In this role, he will be responsible for the region’s overall performance and future strategic direction.

What Heroin Sounds Like “Day of Making” Covered by Local TV Stations

A LVC student-faculty collaborative project established to raise awareness within the community about opioid addiction and to eliminate the stigma surrounding addiction was covered by three local television stations last Sunday. The event, “Day of Making,” brought people together to create works of art representing how they and their families have been affected by the epidemic. Their creative work was covered by FOX, ABC, and CBS and the work with be displayed in the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery toward the end of March.

Adam Delmarcelle, adjunct instructor in art, and Mathew Samuel, LVC associate professor of digital communications, hosted the event, which was funded by an LVC grant.


Scott Grumling ’91 Examines “Post Racial” America

Scott Grumling ’91, actuarial science, is directing a play, “Rasheeda Speaking,” in West Allens Lane in Philadelphia. Grumling, a long-time actuarial scientist by day and actor by night, was a member of Wig and Buckle as undergraduate. Rasheeda, a recent off-Broadway show, is his directing debut.