Posts tagged ‘Media’

Dr. Broussard Interviewed by LVC Alum for American Conservative

Dr. James Broussard, professor of history, was interviewed by Charles McElwee ’11 for an article he wrote for American Conservative. Dr. Broussard, in his role as director of the College’s Center for Political History, was quoted in “Heinz, Santorum, and the GOP’s Working Class Legacy in Pennsylvania.”

Men’s Basketball Supports Make-A-Wish Disney Dream

The men’s basketball program hosted its second Make-A-Wish Game Feb. 3 and Fox 43 ran a story on the event last night. Wish Child Aramya Riley from Steelton was honored during pregame ceremonies, with team captains and cheerleaders presenting her with a one-of-a-kind LVC team jersey. Senior guard Collin Moore, from Magnolia, Del., made the announcement that Aramya’s Make-A-Wish trip to Disney was granted.

New Varsity Esports Highlighted in Numerous Media Outlets

The addition of the College’s newest varsity program, esports, has been noted in a wide variety of outlets, including WITF, ESPN, Fox 43, and the Lebanon Daily News. The team, the first varsity program in the state, defeated the University of South Carolina, Sumter in it its first scrimmage.

Breen Center for Graduate Success in Shippensburg News Chronicle

The College’s forthcoming Edward and Lynn Breen Center for Graduate Success was covered in a recent Shippensburg News Chronicle post, “$1.5 million gift launches Center for Graduate Success at LVC.” The Breen Center, with programming starting next fall, will offer global networking, internship coordination, professional skill-building, and one-on-one advising for every student, starting in the first year. The center has been established with a $1.5 million gift through the Breen Family Foundation from Edward D. Breen, chief executive officer of DowDuPont Inc. and LVC trustee, and his wife, Lynn.

Dr. Lou Manza Cited in New York Times

The New York Times included expert advice from Dr. Lou Manza, chair and professor of psychology, in “Can a Fitness Tracker Help You Run A Better Race.” Dr. Manza also happens to be an ultramarathoner.

 

Esports Launch Highlighted on WHTM ABC TV 27

Lebanon Valley College has announced it will add esports to its varsity athletic program in the spring of 2018. Esports will serve as Lebanon Valley College’s 26th varsity intercollegiate athletic program and its first co-ed sport. It will be the fifth new program added since the beginning of the decade, along with men’s and women’s lacrosse (2009–10), women’s golf (2013–14), and women’s ice hockey (2016–17).

Men’s Ice Hockey Team Recognized by CBS 21 for Service

Members of the College’s men’s ice hockey team volunteered to help Annville Police patrol the town’s streets on trick-or-treat night this year. The local CBS affiliate acknowledged this service and the guidance of Don Parsons, head coach.

Rev. Carolyn Gillette’s ’82 Hymn about Texas Church Massacre Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Rev. Carolyn Gillette ’82, co-pastor of Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, was interviewed after writing a hymn in honor of the 26 people killed at the First Baptist Church in Texas. The article, “From Texas shootings to hurricanes, Overbrook pastor turns news into hymns,” notes that Rev. Gillette, a religion major, has written more than 300 hymns in response to gun violence, natural disasters, and other topics, including a piece commissioned by Bishop Peggy Johnson ’75, and honorary LVC trustee and Bishop of the Philadelphia Area of the United Methodist Church.

Dr. Dolan’s Opinion Piece on Obama–Trump Published in Newsweek; New Book Deal Signed

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, wrote an opinion piece, “Obama First Tapped into the Roots of Trump’s America,” that was published on Newsweek Nov. 8. Dr. Dolan highlighted some surprisingly similar international policies and statements between the current and past president, yet some especially important differences.

 

Dr. Dolan also signed a contract with Rowan and Littlefield to publish Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World Order: Redefining U.S. Foreign Policy in 2018.

Dr. Dolan Pens Opinion Piece on Las Vegas Shootings

Dr. Chris Dolan, chair of history, politics, and global studies, wrote an op-ed, The Las Vegas killer’s motives shouldn’t matter—stopping the next mass shooting does, that was published on PennLive Oct. 12. In the piece, Dr. Dolan wrote about why investigators are still searching for a motive behind the shooter and the need for additional controls to prevent more mass killings.