Archive for the ‘Alumni Accomplishments’ Category.
J.T. Pursel ’08, English, was named Lehigh Valley Live Girls Volleyball Coach of the Year after guiding the team to 19 wins and a state playoff berth. Pursel, who also teaches in the Easton Area School District, acknowledged the support of LVC’s women’s volleyball coaches, Diana and Wayne Perry, during his coaching career.
Corey M. Lamoureux, Esq., ’08, politics major/law minor, was named a partner at Lebanon-based Reilly Wolfson Sheffey Schrum and Lundberg. He joined the firm after serving in the Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office and concentrates his practice in family law, municipal law, civil litigation, landlord tenant law, and criminal defense.
Dr. Jonna-Lynn Knauer Mandelbaum’s Book Included on United Methodist Women’s Reading Program for 2018
Dr. Jonna-Lynn Knauer Mandelbaum ’69, nursing, was recently honored by being included on the United Methodist Women’s (UMW) Reading Program for 2018. Dr. Mandelbaum, who started The Almond Tree Scholarship at LVC last year, has authored several books, including Unspoken Farewell (Dog Ear Publishing, 2008), which made this year’s UMW prestigious list.
Dr. Raymond Schaak ’98, chemistry, was recently named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Shaak is the DuPont Professor of Materials Chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University.
Animal Years, a trio that includes Anthony Spinnato ’11, music recording technology (audio & music production) on drums, was featured on Rolling Stone‘s “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know.” Anthony also is studio manager at The Cutting Room in New York City, whose clients range from Jay-Z and John Legend to Dashboard Confessional and David Byrne.
Mike Rhoades ’95, head men’s basketball coach at NCAA Division I Virginia Commonwealth University, was interviewed regarding his 20-year relationship with Nathan Davis, head men’s basketball coach at Bucknell University. The duo began their coaching careers as assistants under Hal Nunnally, then-head coach of Randolph-Macon University.