Archive for the ‘LVC in the News’ Category.
Dr. Philip Benesch, associate professor of politics and faculty director of external scholarships and fellowships, was quoted in today’s U.S. News & World Report’s story on how to “Choose the Right College Major for Law School.” Dr. Benesch, who also serves as the director of the College’s Law and Society Program, noted to “be sure to double major in a mainstream liberal arts discipline,” among other advice.
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.
Three current or former members of the College’s Board of Trustees will be honored tonight during the Central Penn Business Journal’s Business of the Year Awards. Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, chief executive officer of ASK Foods, Inc., and William Lehr Jr., community volunteer and former longtime chair of Capital BlueCross, will be inducted into the Business Hall of Fame during the 14th annual event. In addition, Conrad Siegel, president of Conrad Siegel Actuaries, is one of two business owners to be recognized as Business of the Year 2017 (100+ employees).
DiMatteo Holsinger has been an LVC trustee since 1993 and currently chairs the Academic/Student Affairs Committee. She also serves on the board’s Executive Committee and Finance & Administration Committee. Lehr, trustee emeritus, began serving on LVC’s board in 1999, including two terms as chair of the board. Siegel previously served several terms on LVC’s board. #CBPJBOY
Marshall Goldsmith, author of 35 books that have sold more than two million copies, was interviewed by Central Penn Business Journal regarding his Oct. 9 appearance at LVC. Goldsmith will lecture as part of the Business and Economics Department’s inaugural Business Symposium. The free event will be held in partnership with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.
Lebanon Valley College has been featured as one of the top environmentally sustainable colleges in the country in the Princeton Review’s 2017 “Guide to 365 Green Colleges.”
The Princeton Review chose the schools for this seventh annual edition of its “green guide” based on data from the company’s 2016–2017 survey of hundreds of four-year colleges concerning the schools’ commitments to the environment and sustainability.
A record 513 first year and transfer students arrived on campus, and the 466 students in the Class of 2021 make it one of the largest first-year classes in the College’s history. This year’s new students included 47 transfer students.
“The Class of 2021 found LVC to be a great fit due to their many interests inside and outside the classroom and the knowledge that our faculty, staff, and current students will help them achieve their goals,” said Edwin Wright, vice president of enrollment management.
Gary Dise ’20, chemistry, was featured as one of nearly 50 science students who participated in student-faculty research in the sciences this past summer. He was a member of the research group led by Dr. Anderson Marsh, Vernon and Doris Bishop Professor of Chemistry and director of the chemistry engineering track.