In a joint effort with Pennsylvania Advanced Training and Hiring (PATH), Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers short-term programs to assist students to learn career skills in the healthcare field at the Donley Center, Allentown.
Most class fees are offered at a reduced rate through PATH grant funds.
Programs lead to an industry certification test in each of the related fields.
The Health Care Administrative Assistant Certificate course, weekdays, 8:...
Through a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a five-day “Edugaming 2017” workshop for teachers, June 19 - 22, with an additional workshop Nov. 4, at the main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township,
Through hands-on activities and presentations from educators and industry experts, participants will learn a variety of game design approaches that remove the “quiz” aspect of educational games and replace it with...
Dr. Andra Basu, interim dean for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), has been honored with the 2017 Insight Into Diversity Giving Back Award for Administrators.
Basu chairs the college’s Diversity Committee, which was established last year to address one of the college’s strategic and presidential priorities to increase diversity on campus, student demographics, staff hiring and general awareness. She has worked closely with faculty...
Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley rebounded in March to put first-quarter 2017 house sales in positive territory.
Closed sales increased by double digits, up 13.7 percent in March to 616 houses sold, compared to 542 in March 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
For the first quarter of 2017, closed sales have increased 1.8 percent year to date, to 1,483 in 2017 from 1,457 in 2016.
Pending house sales in the Lehigh Valley were again up...
Barb Hodick, sales leader of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Realtors Macungie Office, has welcomed Ryan S. Miller as a sales associate.
He was previously with Coldwell Banker.
Miller resides in Catasauqua and serves the Lehigh Valley.
Chris Rader, manager of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Realtors Allentown Office, welcomes Christine Borka as a sales associate on the Kay Nederostek Team.
Borka resides in Allentown and serves the...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers a free program, the 2017 Summer Bridge Program, for new or first-generation students, adult students returning to college and military veterans, as well as anyone wanting to learn skills for academic success, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. July 31 - Aug. 10, at LCCC sites in Allentown, Tamaqua and Schnecksville.
The Bridge Program will provide students entering the fall 2017 semester with strategies and skills to achieve academic success...
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $292,260 in support of regional economic development.
The following are in the Lehigh Valley or partnered in the Lehigh Valley.
Ben Franklin announces the following established manufacturer company investment. Ben Franklin provides 1:1 matching funding for work with a college or university partner on technology-based manufacturing innovation in...
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theater at DeSales University, has promoted Tina Slak to director of marketing and public relations.
Slak will spearhead marketing initiatives to promote the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s mission, brand, and programs to the widest possible audience.
Slak succeeds Lisa Higgins, who served in this role for 20 of PSF’s 25-year history.
Slak joined the organization as a marketing associate in 2014 and rose to PSF’s...
Israel Zighelboim, MD, FACOG, FACS, is focused on the future of St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As its new Chair, he has a deep appreciation for the generations of babies who were born at St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Bethlehem and Allentown campuses and now are coming back to have their babies there.
He wants today’s new parents to have the same good experience their parents had and his plan is to have the Network continue to...