Meet Featured Graduates

Jessica Chance

Jessica Chance - Human Services, 2008

Jessica Chance initially combined her interest in working with children and women’s and girls’ issues through her work as a membership specialist with Girl Scouts of America. Seeking to earn a master's in social work, Jessica is currently enrolled in the MSW program at Marywood University. She completed an initial internship with a school social worker in Waymart, Pennsylvania and is now interning at the Women's Resource Center in Scranton. She looks forward to finding a position of direct service to children upon completing her degree.

Amilcar Guzman

Amilcar Guzman - Human Services, 2008

Following graduation from Lycoming, Amilcar Guzman was selected as one of 25 individuals to participate in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's public policy fellowship program in Washington, D.C. Upon completion of his fellowship, Amilcar took a position as research and policy associate at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships. As part of this position he organized a national youth leadership conference designed to teach participants how to be advocates for their schools and communities. He is now enrolled at the University of Maryland's Masters in Higher Education Policy Program where he is also the graduate assistant coordinator for America Counts, conducting program analysis for this tutoring program designed to increase educational attainment among fourth graders in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Tamah Amrom

Tamah Amrom - Human Services, 2007

After completing an internship with the Lycoming College Office of Student Affairs, Tamah Amrom was hooked on higher education service. She earned her master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Higher Education-Student Affairs Program. While pursuing her degree, Tamah was awarded a graduate assistantship and worked as the Director of Greek House at Westminster College. She is now thoroughly enjoying her work as the assistant director of student activities and orientation at York College in Pennsylvania.

Lee Zelewicz

Lee Zelewicz - Sociology-Anthropology, 2006

While at Lycoming, Lee Zelewicz exemplified the liberal arts education. As a double major in sociology-anthropology and music, Lee was equally at home studying the cultural aspects of human life while also participating in cultural events as both a member of the Lycoming College choir and the College’s band. Lee was nominated for the College’s prize, the Chieftain Award. He was also selected from among a national pool of applicants to complete a summer internship with the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History as part of their Undergraduate Research Training Program. Following graduation from Lycoming, he earned his master’s degree in anthropology from Arizona State University. Lee now serves as the executive director of the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County in Pennsylvania.

Jason Grabelsky

Jason Grabelsky - Human Services, 2005

Jason Grabelsky earned his master's degree at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration. While pursuing his graduate degree, Jason interned with the St. Joseph's Hospital in Chicago as a rotating hospital social worker. He is currently a member of the Child Study Team at Wanaque Elementary where he is one of two social workers. Jason joined Wanaque in January of 2009 to develop a Behavioral Disabilities program for Emotionally Disturbed elementary school students. Jason is also in charge of an At Risk Program for 2nd grade students and their parents and most recently developed and implemented a 2nd Behavioral Disabilities program for high school students.

Addie Weaver

Addie Weaver - Human Services, 2004

Addie Weaver initially started her career working in direct human services as a central intake screener for North Penn Legal Services, a foster care case manager, and a consultant for Wise Options where she created a Domestic Violence Protocol for Lycoming County. She completed her master's in social work from Marywood University. She is now completing her Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh in the Community Organization and Social Administration Program. She is part of a research team looking at what effect the legalization of gambling in Pittsburgh will have on African-American males and the elderly.