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Alumni News, December 2018

Alumni News, December 2018

December 11, 2018

Above: Evening on Main Street got off to a festive start at Hotel Bethlehem. View our photo gallery to enjoy the sights and scenes from the event.


Joan Dickinson Promoted to Executive VP


Dauphin County-based Mid Penn Bank announced that Joan Dickinson has been promoted to executive vice president and chief of staff.

Dickinson will focus on leading the bank's retail division. She also will have direct oversight of the Scottdale Bank, Miners Bank and Upper Dauphin County regions, as well as the bank's cash management team.

Dickinson, who previously served as Lancaster regional president, has been with Mid Penn Bank since 2013 focusing primarily on commercial lending and business development.

Dickinson holds a Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Moravian College. She has more than 30 years of financial services experience.


Rob Stevens Pens Piece for Morning CallRob Stevens interior.jpg

Writer, educator, and media relations consultant, Rob Stevens ’76 pays tribute to his immigrant mother who taught him to love language in this heartwarming piece "My Mother's Obsession with English Was the Source of my Passion for Words," which appeared in the November 16, 2018 issue of the Morning Call.



Elizabeth Flaherty Named Associate Professor of Art History


Elizabeth Flaherty ’97 was named associate teaching professor of art history at Penn State Lehigh Valley. Flaherty also serves as coordinator of the art administration program and the honors program at Penn State Lehigh Valley. Flaherty earned a doctorate in interdisciplinary urban education from Temple University, and a master’s in art therapy from Marywood University and a bachelor’s in studio art and psychology from Moravian College.