Larry Mannolini, Director
B.A., St. Lawrence University
M.Ed., Springfield College
Larry is responsible for the advisement of the Campus Activities Board, student leadership development programs, overseeing the operations of the Wertz Student Center and providing contract review for all clubs and organizations. Larry also helps to provide program planning assistance, advice and training to student organizations and their advisors. He also assists with the implementation of the Fall Carnival, Involvement Fair, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Summer Orientation, 1st Weekend, Senior Picnic, Senior Celebration and many other campus events including the major campus concerts. He received credentials as a Certified Facilitator of The Student Leadership Challenge following an intensive summer course in 2010. Larry was awarded the Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award in 2007, 2009 and 2011. In 2009, Larry was the recipient of the college's Makisu Award, which the student body presents to a faculty or staff member for extraordinary service and dedication. He served on the Lycoming College Bicentennial Planning Committee and served as a member of the college's Middle State Reaccreditation Steering Committee for their 2011 reaccreditation. Larry is currently serving his profession as the Convention Educational Session On-Site Review Coordinator for the 2014 National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) National Convention in Boston, MA. Larry most recently served as the Convention Services Coordinator for the 2013 NACA National Convention and he also served as the Educational Programs Coordinator for the 2012 NACA National Convention. In past years, he served as the 2007 and 2008 NACA Mid Atlantic Regional Conference Committee Coordinator. Larry also served as the Conference Logistics Coordinator for this same conference for 2009 and 2010 conferences as well. Larry was recognized for his work in the student activities field by receiving a NACA Outstanding Service Award in 2009 for service to the Mid-Atlantic Region. Larry also received NACA’s 2001 Outstanding New Campus Activities Professional award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. The National Association for Campus Activities Mid-Atlantic Region is comprised of member schools in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and eastern Ontario. Larry is also a member of the American College Personnel Association where he is a member of the Commission for Student Involvement. In the local community Larry is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Williamsport, the Sons of Italy Lodge 2786, and a member of the planning committee for the Williamsport Soap Box Derby since 2011 serving as the Volunteer Coordinator.
Candida "Candy" Rivera, Assistant Director
Candy is responsible for coordinating Fraternity and Sorority Life activities and housing for the five sororities and four fraternities on campus; advising the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils as well as Order of Omega and Gamma Sigma Alpha. Candy also chairs the Black History Month committee and assists with leadership development training seminars, workshops and retreats for student leaders and faculty advisors. She assists the Director in the development and implementation of major college events including but not limited to Homecoming, Family Weekend, Involvement Fair, Fall Carnival, Spring Concert, Commencement and Alcohol and Wellness Programming.
Donna Weaver, Administrative Assistant
Donna is responsible for maintaining a master calendar and schedule of all events/meetings/activities of the college including the processing of all room reservations. Donna assists in supervising our student employees, process all revenues and expenditures for the department and plays a key role in providing guidance and assistance in all the functions of the department.
2010-11 OSPLD Staff
The Office of Student Programs and Leadership Development also employs a number of Student Managers who assist with various office functions and also assist in managing the operations of the Wertz Student Center. The Department also hires and supervises the Student Projectionists for the CAB Film Series.