The sun was shining down on the 265 graduates of the Class of 2013 at Lycoming College during the 165th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 5. Life after Lyco for our students includes graduate school, employment, and work and study opportunities abroad. Below is a sampling of some of our graduates’ future plans:
Laura Anderson, biology: anatomy and physiology – M.D. program at Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pa.
Elisa Becker, Spanish – North American language and culture assistant teaching English at a school in Spain.
Stephanie Bowen, archaeology and American studies – Barbara Holley Internship at Gettysburg College’s Musselman Library.
Brieanne Braga, biology: anatomy and physiology – Internship with the Williamsport Regional Medical Center’s medical technology cooperative program.
Sarah Cox, business-financial – Sales executive at Vocus, Herndon, Va., which provides cloud marketing software to businesses.
Caitlin DeAngelo, chemistry – Ph.D. program in chemistry at the University of Southern California.
Kayla DeMar, accounting – Accountant at Ozark and Schultz, Danville, Pa.
Alex Ercole, business-marketing – Marketing and sales representative for NVR Inc. (NV and Ryan Homes) in West Chester, Pa.
Megan Gardner, accounting – Accountant at Larson, Kellett & Associates, Montoursville, Pa.
Sara Griggs, digital media communications – Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest at the University of Virginia summer field school in historical archaeology before attending the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, Calif.
Nicholas Grimes, political science – General manager of Bruster’s Ice Cream in Williamsport, Pa.
Marcus Hile, business - Operations supervisor with Exel Inc. in Carlisle, Pa.
Timothy Hostelley, biology – Ph.D. program in genetics-genomics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
Elle Ingarra, theatre – Theme park character performer through the Disney College Program, Orlando, Fla.
Nate Jones, accounting – Junior staff accountant at the firm Ciaschi, Dietershagen, Little, Mickelson & Co., LLP in Ithaca, N.Y., where he also interned during the summer of 2012.
Jordan Krebs, biology – Internship with the National Institutes of Health within the genomics and immunity section before beginning the MD/Ph.D. program funded by the NIH.
Ngan Le, business-financial – Financial mathematics program at King’s College London.
Jamie Lindabury, political science – Program analysis for the Government Service Administration Federal Acquisition Service.
Thomas Lurie, digital media communications – Working with the Ocean City Beach Patrol in Maryland before expanding his photography and film portfolio through trips to Costa Rica and Puerto Rico.
Cassie (Cassandra) Mainiero, English-creative writing – Creative writing master’s degree program in poetry at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Allyson Marianelli, chemistry – Ph.D. program in chemistry at Penn State University.
Linda McCargo – Master’s program at a German university.
Jason Mifsud, mathematics – Ph.D. program in mathematics at the State University of New York-Binghamton.
Adam W. Miller, religion – Master of divinity ministry program at Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, D.C.
Nhi Ngo, economics – Ph.D. program in economics at American University.
Mai Nguyen, economics – Economics program at the London School of Economics.
Jacqueline Oliva, business-management – Executive assistant at the Susquehanna Community Health and Dental Clinic in Williamsport, Pa.
Nate Oropollo, biology-ecology – Graduate school for wetland ecology.
Hope Pappas, biology – Clinical research coordinator in women’s health studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Andrew Paulhamus, accounting – Staff accountant with ParenteBeard, Williamsport, Pa.
Brandon Sellers, political science and English-literature – Master’s program at the University of Maryland-College Park.
John “Andy” Schmidt, psychology – Psy.D. psychology program at Duquesne University.
Caleb Shertzer, business-management – Sales development trainee at M&T Bank, Selinsgrove, Pa.
Ryan Smith, mathematics –Alliance for Catholic Education graduate program at the University of Notre Dame.
Bryan Stillman, music and history – Master’s program in history at the University of Chicago.
Drew Tompkins, political science – Master’s program in public administration and international relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
Alex Towle, psychology – Ph.D. program in educational psychology at Penn State University.
Alyssa Webb, archaeology-political science – Ph.D. program in political science at the University of Connecticut.
Hope Weber, biology – Physician assistant program at Lock Haven University.
Chelsea Wittlich, psychology – Master’s program in human sexuality education at Widener University.
John Ryan Wolff, finance and management – Finance Development Program at Precision Castparts Corp., Portland, Ore.
Emily Zangara, business administration-marketing – Sales development trainee at M&T Bank, Williamsport, Pa.