Posts tagged ‘Global’

Northern Ireland’s Own

Eimear McElwee, a nursing student at Queen’s University in Belfast, is spending this academic year studying business at LVC through the British Council’s Study USA Program. It is the fourth consecutive year that Lebanon Valley has welcomed a Northern Irish student through this prestigious program.

Nicaragua’s Most Prestigious Academic Body Names Dr. Michael Schroeder Honorary Member

On August 6, Dr. Michael Schroeder, associate professor of history, was inducted as an honorary member of the Nicaraguan Academy of Geography (Academia de Geografía e Historia de Nicaragua, or AGHN). Dr. Schroeder’s induction into the Academia was based on his published work on Nicaraguan history, and especially on his website on the Sandino rebellion against U.S. military intervention in Nicaragua (1927–1934), which houses nearly 4,700 primary documents on the period.

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.

Dr. Thayne Reaffirms LVC’s Commitment to The Paris Agreement

Dr. Lewis E. Thayne and LVC joined more than 1,000 U.S. businesses, investors, states, cities, and universities pledging to help the U.S. deliver on its international climate commitments. The Paris Agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability, and global economic prosperity. We pledge to do our part and #ActOnClimate