Archive for the ‘LVC in the News’ Category.

BroadwayWorld and PennLive Highlight HSO Concert

The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra once again held a free community concert on LVC’s Academic Quad, this time on July 2. Tony-winning Maestro, Stuart Malina, a former Lazin Distinguished Resident, led the orchestra as it performed for an appreciative audience.

LVC #1 Among All U.S. Colleges and Universities

Career guidance site Zippia identified LVC as #1 among all U.S. colleges and universities in its listing of “The Best Colleges in Each State for Getting a Job 2018.” The placement rate for the College was 96.185%. Zippia used the College Scorecard Data to search “for the college in each state with the highest listed job placement ratings, looking specifically at employment levels at year 10 after students have graduated.” The listing was picked up by national and international media outlets and WGAL TV (NBC) did a feature story that garnered more than 75,000 views.

Dr. Lou Manza Quoted Regarding Unsolved Murder from 50 Years Ago  

Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, was quoted in a Lebanon Daily News story regarding an unsolved murder from half-a-century ago. He was interviewed Daniel Walmer ’10 and discussed how the moral attitudes of the time could have affected the investigation.

 

Dr. Rachel Albert Interviewed for NPR’s Hidden Brain Podcast

One of the most popular podcasts in the U.S., NPR’s Hidden Brain, featured Dr. Rachel Albert, assistant professor of psychology, and her research on “Baby Babbling” conducted with colleagues at Cornell University. Dr. Albert’s interview starts about 9.5 minutes into the podcast.

 

 

VP Curtin Featured in Business Officers Magazine

Shawn Curtin, vice president of finance and administration, was interviewed in a recent article, Striking a Balance, that published on Business Officers website. Curtin discussed how colleges like LVC work with tuition discount rates, among other related topics.

Legendary Athletics Greeter Jimmy Unger Passes

Jimmy Unger, beloved LVC athletics greeter for many years, died in May at age 84. The Lebanon Daily News fondly noted that his “passing leaves a hole in the heart of LVC athletic community.” Jimmy received the Hot Dog Frank Athletic Service Award in 1999. 

Lindsey Yeiser Hibshman ’01 Inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

Lindsey Yeiser Hibshman ’01, elementary education, one of the greatest defenders in the history of LVC field hockey, was inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame. She was a three-time All-American and in 1999 was named MAC MVP.

 

Dr. Si Pham ’79 Featured in Lebanon Daily News

Dr. Si Pham, chemistry, shared his story of coming to the U.S. as a Vietnamese refugee in the 1960s, and of becoming a world-renowned surgeon. Dr. Pham had returned to campus to receive the College’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

 

Nicholas Pollak ’18 and Ben Witmer ’19 Interviewed by MTVU

Nicholas Pollak ’18, a chemistry and physics dual major with a minor in mathematics, and Ben Witmer ’19, digital communications, were recently interviewed by MTV–U. Nick and Ben are part of LVC’s intercollegiate varsity esports program, the first in Pennsylvania.

 

The Verge Publishes Interview with Dr. Lou Manza About Cult Leaders

Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, had an extensive interview, “Here’s what Netflix’s Wild Wild Country doesn’t explain about cult leaders: An expert discusses how they seduce and control their followers,” published on The Verge website. The story was picked up worldwide, including as far away as China and the United Arab Emirates.