Meet the Staff

Dean of Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Daniel P. Miller, Ed.D. · 102 Long Hall · (570) 321-4039





Barbara EldredExecutive Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life

Barbara Eldred · 102 Long Hall · (570) 321-4039


Division Staff Directors

Director of Residence Life

Associate Dean of Students

Kate Hummel · Rich Hall, Lower Level · (570) 321-4399

In this senior leadership position within the Division of Student Life, Kate partners with college faculty and staff to create and maintain a residential environment that strongly integrates with the liberal arts mission of Lycoming College.  As associate dean of students, Kate supervises the departments of Residential Life and Safety and Security. In addition, she has direct responsibility for campus conduct (including Title IX and VAWA) and planning and assessment for the Division of Student Life. Her role also includes working with other campus departments to provide education and prevention programs to address high risk behaviors i.e., alcohol and sexual misconduct.

Director of Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Townsend Velkoff · Wertz Center, 3rd Floor · (570) 321-4332

Email: · Website: Counseling Services

Students experience developmental and psychological growth as well as difficult situations during their college years. Counseling Services strives to meet students' psychological and developmental needs. Professional counselors provide individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, consultation with students, faculty and staff and outreach programming on psychological, mental health and substance abuse issues. All services are strictly confidential and free of charge to all Lycoming College students. Counseling Services also provides referrals to area mental health providers for those students who wish to meet with someone outside the college or whose needs cannot be met by the college.

Director of Health Services

Health Services

Sondra Stipcak · Rich Hall, Lower Level · (570) 321-4322

Email: · Website: Health Services

The commitment of Health Services is to provide health care for minor illnesses and problems to students in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Appropriate referrals are made to area specialists or the college physician. Health education is provided through formal and informal group settings and on an individual basis. Our goal is to increase health awareness, promote healthy lifestyles and to educate students on the use of the health care system. All health care issues are kept confidential.

Kelly Henrie, Director of Recreation & Intramurals

Recreation and Intramurals

Kelly Henrie · Lamade Gymnasium Office · (570) 321-4059

Email: · Website: Recreation and Intramurals

The intramural sports program is designed to provide a well-rounded program of competitive and recreational sports throughout the academic year. Last year more than half of our students participated in one or more of the sports offered. Intramurals include basketball, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, softball and water polo. Through participation, individuals can develop and appreciation of the worthy use of leisure time, a wholesome attitude toward physical endeavors and the desire for life-sports.

Residential Life

Steve Smith · Rich Hall, First Floor · (570) 321-4046

Email: · Website: Residential Life

The Residential Life Office is committed to providing a living/learning environment to help students grow as individuals and as students. Through programs, leadership opportunities and peer interactions in the residence halls, students gain a sense of belonging to the campus community, acquire new knowledge and skills, make informed choices and assume responsibility for oneself and others.

Safety and Security

Kate Hummel · Rich Hall, Lower Level · (570) 321-4399

Bob Eck · Rich Hall, Lower Level · (570) 321-4604

Email: · Website: Safety and Security

The Department of Safety and Security operates 24-hours a day seven days a week. The office is responsible for handling all calls for assistance, monitoring fire and security alarms, providing general information, patrolling all campus facilities, enforcement of parking regulations, incident investigation, safety inspection and crime prevention. Officers are trained professionals with experience in a wide variety of security operations. Up-to-date crime statistics can be found on the Safety and Security web page.

Director of Spiritual Life and Community Service - Rev. Jeffrey LeCrone

Spiritual Life and Community Service

Jeffrey LeCrone · Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall · (570) 321-4065

Email: · Website: Spiritual Life and Community Service

Ecumenical and inclusive in nature, the Office of Spiritual Life and Community Service provides a wide range of activities and worship experiences in support of the spiritual life of the Lycoming community. The offices's mission of volunteer services extends to the campus and to the surrounding community. A student leadership team leads the U.C.M. with much of the programming selected by students with the help and guidance of the campus ministers. The Center supports the services of the Community Service Center, Habitat for Humanity, Big Brother/Big Sister, FLOAT Tutoring/Mentoring Program and Peer Ministry.

Student Involvement

Tara Leigh Sands · Wertz Center, 3rd Floor · (570) 321-4118

Email: · Website: Student Involvement

The Office of Student Involvement strives to support the academic mission of Lycoming College by providing a variety of social, cultural, recreational and educational programs for the campus community. While this office's primary function is to advise and provide resources for the college's recognized student organizations, the staff also works to prepare a variety of annual events including the Campus Carnival, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Thanksgiving Dinner, Siblings Weekend, Concerts, etc. The office provides direct support to the Campus Activities Board, all Greek organizations, class officers and the Arrow yearbook.