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William Lehr, Chair Emeritus, Honored by Americans for the Arts

William Lehr Jr., Esq., a long-time member and two-term chair of the College’s Board of Trustees, was honored as part of the National Arts and Humanities Month in New York City last night. Lehr received a national arts award, the Legacy Award, and was honored among the likes of five-time Grammy winner Clive Davis.

Dr. McNulty Hosts Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Dr. Barbara McNulty, director of the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, hosted the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries regional meeting at the Gallery on Sept. 22. The event was a success with attendees from Albright College, Bucknell University, Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Lafayette College, Messiah College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, St. Joseph’s University, the University of Pennsylvania, and The University of the Arts participating.

Princeton Review Acknowledges Lebanon Valley College on its Annual “Guide to 365 Green Colleges”

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.

Yingst Named Advisor to Reading Royals

Doug Yingst P’01, director of corporate relations and athletic giving, has added a new “hobby” in his free time. Yingst, who oversees fundraising for LVC’s Blue & White Club, was named an advisor to the Reading Royals ice hockey club, which competes in the East Coast Hockey League has a branch team for the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers.

O’Day Named President of Austin College

Steven P. O’Day, Esq., vice president of strategic initiatives and secretary of the College, was named as the 16th president of Austin College, a liberal arts college in Sherman, Texas, in August. During his four years at LVC, O’Day worked on the College’s strategic plan, Envision 2020, and campus master plan, One Campus. He was also intimately involved in several capital projects, including the Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion, Vernon and Doris Bishop Library, Frederic K. Miller Chapel, White Oak Street, and upcoming revitalization to the pedestrian bridge that will better connect North and South campus.

Coach McAlester, LVC Earn Sportsmanship Award from Basketball Officials

Brad McAlester, head men’s basketball coach, was recently selected as the winner of the 2016–2017 Collegiate Basketball Officials Association (CBOA) Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award for the Harrisburg Area. This is the highest honor that the CBOA annually bestows on any collegiate institution.


It is presented to the college or university, which in the judgment of the CBOA membership, best exemplifies “the highest degree of sportsmanship, character, and ethics among their players, coaches, and spectators.” It is the third time that McAlester and his LVC coaches, players, and fans have won the CBOA award since 1996–1997.