Change Starts with You

As executive director of the Senate Transportation Committee for the last five years, Nolan Ritchie '06 has supported the transportation legislative priorities of the transportation chair and Senate Republican Caucus.

Graduate Success

Our graduates have found jobs with government agencies, international organizations, and policy-related groups, and have gone on to some of the nation’s finest law schools and graduate programs. Notably, Pennsylvania’s 46th Governor is an LVC political science graduate. 

Graduates from the past five classes are attending graduate or law school at George Washington University (international education; policy analysis and evaluation), American University (international affairs), University of Baltimore (law), Widener University School of Law (law; environmental law), Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (law), Drexel University (politics and international studies), and the University of San Francisco (international studies). Others are employed as a research associate (The Fairness Center), Dauphin County Coordinator (U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.), program associate (The Fund for American Studies, Washington, D.C.), executive director (York Ballet).

Samantha Starliper

Political Science Graduate Scores Job with PA Department of Education Amidst Pandemic

Samantha Starliper '19 talks about starting her job with the PA Department of Education at the height of the pandemic and the lessons learned at LVC that prepared her for that opportunity.

Sara Smith

Alum Reflects on Her Role as Healthcare Editor During COVID-19

Sara Smith ’05 understood the growing value of a liberal arts education, which drew her to LVC. As an English and political science double major, Smith fell in love with the College’s humanities offerings.

Logan Stover is a politics graduate from Lebanon Valley College now working in Harrisburg

Logan Stover Becomes Attorney Advocate

Logan Stover '19, a political science major, discovered a career path that combined his two passions—politics and law. He is now a legislative coordinator and lobbyist at the Pennsylvania Bar Association in Harrisburg.

Bill Rice earned a politics degree from Lebanon Valley College

Volunteerism with Human Rights Group Sparks Return to Law School

Bill Rice ’06 entered LVC not overly interested in politics. Now, 13 years later, he’s volunteering with international human rights groups, attending Georgetown University Law school, and planning a career in public interest law.