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  • Nov

    LVAIC Student Affairs Professional Development Series: Session 1 – Balancing Perspectives in a Changing Title IX Landscape

    November 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

    For the academic year 2019-2020 we will be holding a three-session professional development series that will create opportunities for individuals to come together for learning. Each session will deliver insight into a topic of interest for Student Affairs professionals as well provide a chance to dialogue and network with colleagues from across the LVAIC community. […]

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  • Nov

    State of the Lehigh Valley 2018-2019

    November 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    The annual State of the Lehigh Valley event is scheduled for November 22, 2019 and will release the State of Women in the Lehigh Valley: Community Trends at a Glance report. The report focuses on the state of women in the region – availability of healthcare, homelessness, imprisonment and recidivism, quality of life, employment, earnings, and […]

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  • Dec

    LVAIC Retirement Seminar Series: Session 2 – Retirement Transitions and Well-Being

    December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This retirement series provides the LVAIC community with information to help plan for their transition to retirement. LVAIC faculty, staff, and their significant others are invited to attend this event. Presenter: Alan Childs, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Lafayette College Topic: Transitions to Retirement and Well-Being This event revives a popular session first held in the […]

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  • January 8, 2019, @ 4:21 PM

    Facing Higher Education’s Future: Event Series

    To commemorate 50 years of collaboration, LVAIC is launching a year-long learning series for all members of our campus...
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  • November 11, 2019, @ 12:17 PM

    LVAIC Higher Education Leaders Institute Explores Institutional Advancement

    The third cohort of the LVAIC Higher Education Leaders Institute continues to explore different aspects of the higher education...
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  • Community Perceptions and Expectations of Higher Education Event Features Congresswoman Susan Wild, Reporter Susan Snyder

    In order to commemorate 50 years of collaboration, the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges (LVAIC) is hosting a...
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  • November 7, 2019, @ 11:47 AM

    Your View by six college presidents: Private colleges have a huge impact on Lehigh Valley

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Cedar Crest College

Allentown, PA

A women’s college at the traditional undergraduate level, Cedar Crest has been committed to educating, empowering and transforming women since 1867.

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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.