Archive for February 2018

Nathan Mains ’94 Re-Elected Vice-Chair of PSERS


The Board of Trustees of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) recently re-elected Nathan Mains ’94, politics, vice chair. Mains will serve ex officio on PSERS’ board as the chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Inc., a role he began in 2013.

Sam Light ’18 Edges Near Exclusive 2,000 Point Club

Sam Light ’18, a senior business administration major from Jonestown, Pa., is just 13 points away from becoming just the third player in LVC basketball history—men and women—to score 2,000 career points. The team has two regular season games remaining at the minimum. As it stands, Light the College’s third all-time leading scorer with 1,987 career points.

Joseph Valent ’21 Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Joseph Valent ’21, an economics major from Stevens, Pa., recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Scout project was installing a play at the Ephrata Bible Fellowship Church.

New Varsity Esports Highlighted in Numerous Media Outlets

The addition of the College’s newest varsity program, esports, has been noted in a wide variety of outlets, including WITF, ESPN, Fox 43, and the Lebanon Daily News. The team, the first varsity program in the state, defeated the University of South Carolina, Sumter in it its first scrimmage.

Dr. Thayne and Geoffrey Roche Attend NAICU Advocacy Day in D.C.

Dr. Lewis E. Thayne, president, and Geoffrey Roche, vice president of strategic initiatives and secretary of the College, attended the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., yesterday. They discussed various issues colleges such as Lebanon Valley currently face, including the Higher Education Reauthorization Act, with members of Congress. They were able to advocate on the College’s behalf and our students’ behalf to Congressman Charlie Dent, Senator Pat Toomey, and Senator Bob Casey, among others.