Task Force Members

Arnold Sharon O. Arnold, Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice; Associate Professor of Sociology
B.A., University of Akron; M.A., University of Akron; M.S.W., Temple University

Among her teaching interests are adoption, medical sociology and intercultural communication. Her research interests include the development of a cross-cultural framework for developing intercultural competence in the fields of medicine, business, education, law enforcement, and social work/counseling. Also, she is doing research in culture and re-entry shock that persons experience who spend significant time abroad.

Telephone: 717-867-6156
Address: Humanities 202-B
Email: sarnold@lvc.edu

Byler Melissa Byler, Director of the LVC Sports Center
B.A., East Stroudsburg University

Telephone: 717-867-6261
Address: LVC Sports Center
Email: byler@lvc.edu

Clark Sarah Clark, Visiting Assistant Professor in English

Telephone: 717-867-6441
Address: Humanities 205B
Email: sclark@lvc.edu

Dolan Christopher J. Dolan, Professor of Politics and Director of Global Studies
B.A, Siena College; M.A., Northeastern University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Dr. Dolan is the author of or co-author of three books and more than 30 referred articles or book chapters. His research interests include humanitarian intervention and human security, U.S. foreign policy and security, globalization, and global political economy. He has presented his research in London, Paris, Montreal, Denver, Miami, San Diego, and Washington D.C., among others. Dr. Dolan, who began LVC’s International Studies Program, has presented collaborative research with students in Toronto, Baltimore, Buffalo, and Philadelphia, and oversees the International Studies internship program. He teaches courses on international relations theory, contemporary global security, American foreign policy, globalization, and research methods. Beginning in 2015, he will teach a course on Global Human Rights to LVC students at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Telephone: 717-867-6740
Address: Humanities 206-C
Email: dolan@lvc.edu
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Falk Stephanie A. Falk, Licensed Psychologist, Director of Counseling
B.A., Villanova University; M.A., University of Richmond; Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.

Telephone: 717-867-6696
Address: Counseling Center, Shroyer
Email: falk@lvc.edu

Firestone Becky A. Firestone, Registrar Assistant and Academic Records Coordinator

Telephone: 717-867-6216
Address: Humanities 106
Email: fireston@lvc.edu

Freeland-Trail Heidi Freeland-Trail, Residential Life Area Coordinator
B.A., York College of PA., M.S., Shippensburg University

Coordinates: Dellinger, Stanson, Keister, Mary Green

Telephone: 717-867-6866
Address: Center for Student Engagement, Mund
Email: freeland@lvc.edu

French Elizabeth M. French, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Mansfield University; M.Ed., Mansfield University; Reading Specialist Certification (Praxis), The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg; Special Education Certification, Immaculata University; Principal Certification, Immaculata University; Supervisor of Special Education Certification, Immaculata University; Doctoral Candidate, Widener University

Elizabeth French teaches courses in special education and supervises student teachers. French's research interests include engaging student and faculty in learning and inclusionary practices. She is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children, National Association of Professional Women, and the Lebanon County Educational Honor Society.

Telephone: 717-867-6387
Address: Lynch 139
Email: french@lvc.edu

Garcia Armero Carmen Garcia Armero, Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Valencia University; M.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro; Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Telephone: 717-867-6251
Address: Humanities 303-A
Email: cgarcia@lvc.edu

Hanes Carolyn R. Hanes, Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice
B.A., Central Michigan University; M.A., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Dr. Hanes' teaching and scholarly interests are in the area of criminology and criminal justice. She has worked to integrate teaching, scholarly activities, and community involvement throughout her professional career. Recently, she has been actively engaged in collaborative research with department majors and the Lebanon County District Attorney's Office in order to assess the efficacy of the new DUI Specialty Court.

Telephone: 717-867-6155
Address: Humanities 202A
Email: hanes@lvc.edu

Julian Elizabeth Ann Julian, Director of the Center for Writing and Tutoring Resources

Telephone: 717-867-6120
Address: Lebegern Learning Commons, Mund Suite 003
Email: julian@lvc.edu

Kline Joel A. Kline, Professor of Digital Communications
B.S., Lebanon Valley College; B.A., Lebanon Valley College; M.J., Temple University; Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Kline, co-founding professor of the department, owned a digital media company prior to entering academia. He continues to consult and conduct research in the areas of user experience, social media, technical communications, Web 2.0, and innovation. Kline has helped clients develop online communities of practice, create a Social Media for Business strategic plan; deploy a corporate knowledge management system; build iPad and mobile apps; and improve corporate web presences through analytics, heat maps, and usability testing. He teaches courses in user experience, e-business, innovation, strategy, and project management. Kline blogs and tweets on technology, communities, and innovation topics and has presented on such interesting subjects as “What the (Bleep) is the Cloud?”

Telephone: 717-867-6108
Address: Lynch 119-B
Email: jkline@lvc.edu
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Marti Roberto Marti, Admission Counselor
B.S., Lebanon Valley College; M.M.E., Boston University.

Telephone: 717-867-6483
Address: Carnegie 202
Email: marti@lvc.edu

McCadney Olajiwon McCadney, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs

Telephone: 717-867-6239
Address: Center for Student Engagement, Mund
Email: mccadney@lvc.edu

Miller Tammy L. Miller, Mail Services and Business Operations Assistant
B.A., Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Telephone: 717-867-6431
Address: Humanities 1
Email: tmiller@lvc.edu

Oberholtzer Brent A. Oberholtzer, Director of Public Safety

Telephone: 717-867-6112
Address: 148 N. College Ave.
Email: oberholt@lvc.edu

Ricks Venus Ricks, Director of Multicultural Affairs

Telephone: 717-867-6165
Address: Center for Student Engagement, Mund
Email: ricks@lvc.edu

Sherwood Melissa Sherwood, Human Resources Assistant

Telephone: 717-867-6415
Address: Humanities 108
Email: sherwood@lvc.edu

Dawn Showers, Director of Disability Resources

Telephone: 717-867-6071
Address: Lebegern Learning Commons, Mund Suite 002
Email: dshowers@lvc.edu

Snovel Todd C. Snovel, Associate Director of Student Activities & Engagement
B.A., Lebanon Valley College.; M.A., Mansfield University.

Telephone: 717-867-6168
Address: Center for Student Engagement, Mund
Email: snovel@lvc.edu

Mike Ritter, Green Dot Coordinator, Sexual Assault Resource & Counseling Center (SARCC)

Email: dvipec@dviolc.org