Pursuing a Dream Inspired by a City

Charles is an assistant editor and writer for the City Journal in New York City. He has written extensively for the Hazleton Standard-Speaker, and his articles have been published in The Atlantic, The American Conservative, The Weekly Standard, National Review Online, the Federalist, Irish Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, and more.

Graduate Success

Recent LVC history graduates are employed in interesting and rewarding careers and attending some of the nation’s best graduate schools. Positions include teaching history in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Utah; serving as a research analyst for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Population Health Improvement; working as a program associate for The Fund For American Studies (Washington, D.C.); and serving as a guide for the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Others chose to continue their education in a wide range of academic areas. They enrolled in graduate programs at George Washington University (policy analysis and evaluation), University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Sotheby’s Institute of New York City (contemporary art), University of Maryland, Baltimore County (intercultural communications), Moravian Seminary (divinity), Duquesne University (public history), Widener University School of Law, and University of the Arts (museum communications).

Hope Roaten works for the American Red Cross after graduating from Lebanon Valley College

History Major to Red Cross Executive Director

History major Hope Roaten '09, executive director for the mid-central Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross, has served through multiple natural disasters around the country.

Bethany Hopman poses outside of Paisley Park where she works as an archivist

History and Art Studies Lead Bethany Hopman '97 to Position at Paisley Park

Bethany Hopman is applying the lessons she learned in history and art at LVC to her job as an archivist at Prince's Paisley Park estate.

Amr Hassanein, a history major, is the third brother in his family to attend LVC

Hassanein Brothers Developing as Global Citizens

Haisam Hassanein ’14 enjoyed positive experiences at LVC that strongly influenced his two brothers, Wesam ’15 and Amr ’18 in their decisions to follow him to The Valley.

After graduating from the LVC Politics program, Lisa Burkholder traveled to Indonesia for her career

Lisa Burkholder '08 is Working Around the Globe

As Lisa Burkholder ’08 travels the world, her education at Lebanon Valley College has proved instrumental in deepening and expanding her worldview.