Posts tagged ‘Economics’

Dr. Delavan Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of  economics, was among the authors featured in “After the Pandemic: Visions of Life Post COVID-19,” which was recently published by Sunbury Press. Delvan’s chapter, “The Looming Health Insurance Problem,” was included in the 27-chapter book edited by Lawrence Knorr.

Dr. Delavan Quoted in U.S. News & World Report

Dr. Will Delavan, associate professor of economics, was quoted regarding the uncertainty in international geopolitics possibly affecting energy prices, in the U.S. News & Report article What Will Cost More—and Less—in 2019.

Joseph Valent ’21 Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Joseph Valent ’21, an economics major from Stevens, Pa., recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Scout project was installing a play at the Ephrata Bible Fellowship Church.

Renee McGovern ’06 Presents As Part of Mathematical Sciences Colloquium

Renee McGovern ’06, actuarial science and economics, presented “When Triangles Fail” Nov. 7 as part of the annual Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. McGovern, a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and assistant vice president at Chubb in Philadelphia, spoke about how traditional reserving techniques fail for some types of major claims.

Bill Bainbridge ’03 Named Senior Vice President at Voya

An actuarial science and economics double major at LVC, Bill Bainbridge, FSA, MAAA, CERA, ‘o3 recently was named senior vice president of product for Voya Financial’s annuities and individual life business. In this role he will be the leader for all product development and in-force management, and manage 40 staff.


International Leadership Executive to Speak at LVC

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.

Eric Woods ’12 Launches Annual Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series

A true student-athlete who served as a math tutor and competed on the men’s soccer team as an undergraduate, Eric Woods ’12 returned to his alma mater to kick off this year’s Mathematical Sciences Colloquium. Woods, an actuarial science and economics double major, is a senior associate at Mercer in Richmond, Va. He discussed “Group Health Insurance and the Actuary’s Role” on Sept. 11 in the Atrium of the Vernon and Doris Bishop Library.

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala and Dr. Laura Eldred Participate in International Faculty Development Seminars in Argentina and Italy

Dr. Ivette Guzman-Zavala, associate professor of Spanish, and Dr. Laura Eldred, associate professor of English, traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Ferrara, Italy, respectively, this summer through an educational education program run by CIEE, which has helped thousands of students, professionals, and educators gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.


Guzman-Zavala attended the International Faculty Development Seminar “Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights in Contemporary Argentina,” in Buenos Aires in June. This seminar presented recent political debates about sexual and reproductive rights in Argentina, among other topics.


Eldred will attend the International Faculty Development Seminar “A Taste of Ferrara: Italian Gastronomic Traditions and Economic Perspectives,” in Ferrara, Italy in July. This program’s objectives focus on integrating cross-disciplinary approaches and knowledge, communicating across boundaries and disciplines, and getting different disciplines/specializations to work together. All of these fit with the general goals of LVC’s integrative Constellation program, especially the Connective experience.