Volume 1, Issue 10 | July 2018
Welcome to the July 2018 special edition of LHU & You, Lock Haven University's monthly newsletter. You can expect to receive the latest news from LHU and the local community around the first of each month—all you have to do is sign up ! LHU and You is proudly produced by the LHU Division of University Relations in collaboration with the Clinton County Economic Partnership. Together we want to share the great things happening in our community, both on and off campus. Each edition showcases news stories, upcoming events on campus and in the community, as well as featured students, faculty, community members, LHU employees, and local businesses. We hope you enjoy!
Special Edition
Welcoming LHU's 15th President:
Robert Pignatello
Welcome to The Haven!

On July 1, Robert Pignatello began his tenure as Lock Haven University’s 15th President.

Pignatello is excited for his new role as LHU’s next leader and brings with him more than 20 years of experience as a senior executive and administrator in higher education.
 
During his first week, Pignatello has visited with various offices on campus, greeted new students, met with Haven alumni, and has begun enjoying the beautiful surroundings of his new home.
 
Please take the time to get to know a little more about President Pignatello by watching his welcome video, reading his welcome message, and browsing a short Q&A.
 
Welcome to The Haven, President Pignatello!
A Video Message from the President
Get to Know President Pignatello
President Pignatello's First Message
At The Haven, students work closely with our dedicated and exceptional faculty, staff, and coaches who deliver to them an enriching experience and outstanding curriculum. We also offer real-world exposure through internships, meaningful volunteer work that improves the lives of the local community and the Commonwealth, as well as numerous study abroad choices that put our students’ knowledge into practice.

Q&A with President Pignatello
Upon his arrival, we sat down with President Pignatello for a Q&A session to learn a little bit more about LHU's new President.

What attracted you most to LHU, making you want to be the next president?

"The Haven’s mission is a very compelling one and I was also attracted by the importance of the University to the city, county, region, and beyond as an economic driver and an engine for upward mobility. The more I learned about The Haven, the more my interest grew..."

Connect with President Pignatello on Social Media
Photos from the President's First Week
LHU's Employee of the Month
Congratulations to employee of the month Doug Spatafore . Doug serves as the Director of Sports Information and Marketing.

Nominators describe Doug as one of the most dedicated workers, alumni, and fans of the University. “Doug is a tireless worker and deserves to be recognized for his tremendous achievements. He does an outstanding job promoting LHU's athletic programs. He attends every athletic event to not only keep statistics, but also is a leader in operations, runs the athletics social media, and the golhu.com website.

July Community Events
Summer Concerts on the River
July 15, 22 & 29 - Every Sunday throughout summer at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheatre & Floating Stage enjoy a live performance along the Susquehanna River. The perfect way to end the weekend. Part of the City of Lock Haven’s free summer concert series.    Learn More

More Events



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