Archive for the ‘Alumni Accomplishments’ Category.

Kaitlyn Partington ’17 Named “30 Under 40”

Kaitlyn Partington ’17, business administration and digital communications, was recognized by the New Jersey Ad Club among the Best Marketing & Communications Professionals Under 40. Partington, one of just 30 to be so honored, is a marketing assistant at Paradigm Marketing & Design in Mt. Tabor, N.J.


According to a release on the Paradigm website, “To be considered for the award, nominees must demonstrate a profound impact on their respective fields and companies. They also have to exhibit qualities such as leadership, career progress, community involvement, and creating and/or achieving recognition from their peers, the public, or their employers.”

Dr. Guzman-Zavala Connects Spanish Majors with Lebanon Community

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and the majors in her Capstone Senior Seminar recently volunteered in Lebanon. They were joined by Roberto Marti ’07, assistant director of admission and coordinator of transfer enrollment, and Shilesky Montalvo ’18, LVC student trustee, as they helped translate health insurance, housing, voting, and other important information for recent Latino/Puerto Rican arrivals. The event was organized by the United Way of Lebanon County and its chief executive officer, Kenny Montijo ’09.

Harrisburg Chamber Names Justin Roth ’14 Marketing and Communications Manager

Dr. Broussard Interviewed by LVC Alum for American Conservative

Dr. James Broussard, professor of history, was interviewed by Charles McElwee ’11 for an article he wrote for American Conservative. Dr. Broussard, in his role as director of the College’s Center for Political History, was quoted in “Heinz, Santorum, and the GOP’s Working Class Legacy in Pennsylvania.”

Judy Siler ’74 Re-Elected to NAMI Board

Judy Siler ’74, biology, was re-elected to the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont’s board. She will serve a three-year term, one year of which will be as second vice president.


Rachel Hadrick, Esq., ’06 Named Professor Starla J. Williams Service Award Recipient

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorney Rachel Hadrick, Esq., ’06 is the Widener Commonwealth Law School Black Law Student Association’s 2018 Professor Starla J. Williams Service Award recipient. The Professor Starla J. Williams Service Award is presented to an individual in an effort to recognize their efforts to promote diversity within the legal community. Hadrick was a music recording technology major and physics minor at LVC.

Anne Parmer ’03 Pens Networking Advice Article

Anne Parmer ’03, community and engagement lead for Andculture in Harrisburg, recently wrote an article, It’s a privilege to connect with people, for the Central Penn Business Journal. In it, the English and music double major advised networkers to follow three simple steps: Make it Easy, Don’t Sell, and Be Human.

Christian Koch ’04 Presents “For Love of Beer”

Christian Koch ’04, director of brewing operations at Salida’s Elevation Beer Company in Poncha Springs, Colo., presented “For Love of Beer: A Look Inside the Process of Brewing.” The LVC psychology graduate presented at a Sunday Science Session at the SteamPlant Event Center.

Hon. Thomas Corbett, Esq., ’71 Joins Law Firm

The Hon. Thomas Corbett, Esq., ’71, 46th Governor of Pennsylvania, has announced he has joined the West Virginia-based law firm of Spilman Thomas & Battle. He is expected to practice out of the firms’ Pittsburgh office.

Doug Wherley ’05 Named AD in Hanover

Doug Wherley ’05, mathematics, was recently named athletic director for the Hanover Public School District. Wherley played football and basketball at LVC.