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  • Jan

    LVAIC-Wide Wellness Event for Academics: Starting Off The Spring 2021 Semester Right

    January 25 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Together, let’s invest in our wellness during the spring semester in the face of a pandemic, uncertainty, and social injustice! Join us for a smorgasbord of sessions of your choice and raffles to start the Spring 2021 Semester off right! Session topics will range from strategies for taking a daily sabbatical, maintaining sleep hygiene during […]

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  • Feb

    LVAIC UDL Keynote Speaker: Lauren Herckis, a Carnegie Mellon University anthropologist

    February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    The Hanson Center for Inclusive STEM Education will host a lunchtime keynote lecture by Lauren Herckis, a Carnegie Mellon University anthropologist who studies faculty culture and the use of technology in higher education. (http://www.laurenherckis.com/). This will be at noon until 1:15 pm on Wednesday, February 3 on Zoom. What Was Old is New: Using new technologies […]

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  • Apr

    LVAIC-Wide Teaching Squares Program | Closing Reflection Session

    April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Spring 2021 | Important Dates Registration Deadline Friday, January 8, 2021 Opening Planning Session Wednesday, January 13th, 12 – 1 pm ET Virtual Observations January – March 2021 Closing Reflection Session & Certificates  Thursday, April 1st, 4 – 5 pm ET About the Program: Through a series of observations of teaching, the Teaching Squares program […]

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  • December 11, 2020, @ 9:11 PM

    LVAIC Seeking Strategic Partnership Director

    The Lehigh Valley Association of Independent College (LVAIC) is seeking an individual to join the team as the Strategic...
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  • December 4, 2020, @ 11:51 AM

    2020 AASHE Sustainability Award Winners

      Yesterday, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Muhlenberg College, and  Dickinson College were awarded a 2020 AASHE Sustainability Award for...
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  • November 23, 2020, @ 4:08 PM

    LVAIC Non-Tenure -Track Faculty community of practice highlighted

    The LVAIC non-tenure-track faculty community of practice was recently highlighted by Adrianna Kezar in an interview with the Association...
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  • November 18, 2020, @ 11:41 AM

    Annual State of the Lehigh Valley Event examines regional response to COVID-19

    The Lehigh Valley Research Consortium, a program of LVAIC, hosted its 10th annual State of the Lehigh Valley event...
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  • October 8, 2020, @ 1:23 PM

    LVAIC Dance Consortium Calendar Showcases Successful Collaboration

    The LVAIC Dance Consortium celebrates more than 45 years of collaborative success! In the fall of 1975, a small...
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  • December 8, 2020, @ 4:13 PM

    Our LVAIC campus celebrate the holidays…virtually!

    Our LVAIC campus celebrate the holidays…virtually! The show was still able to go on as our LVAIC institutions shared their...
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  • Why purchase through W.B.Mason?

    The LVAIC purchasing group renegotiated The W.B. Mason office supply contract and it has been extended through the 2021...
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DeSales University

Center Valley, PA

Founded originally in 1962 as Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, DeSales University is a Catholic university dedicated to higher education according to the philosophy of Christian humanism.

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Lafayette College

Easton, PA

Founded in 1826, Lafayette College is a nationally recognized residential institution offering undergraduate liberal arts and engineering programs.

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Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

Founded by Asa Packer in 1865, Lehigh University is a premier residential research institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA

Founded in 1742 and America’s sixth-oldest college, Moravian College is a values-based institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Muhlenberg College

Allentown, PA

Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College offers liberal arts education and pre-professional studies.