Life After Lycoming
Class of 2008
Class of 1965
Where will you find recent Lycoming Sociology-Anthropology graduates?
Alumni of our program have a proven record of graduate school placement as well as career paths taken directly upon graduation. Here's a sampling of the careers of recent graduates:
- Tamah Amrom earned her master's degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Higher Education-Student Affairs Program and is now the assistant director of student activities and orientation at York College in Pennsylvania.
- Marty Burke earned his juris doctorate from the University of Maryland Law School and serves as a legal consultant for the Mattews Benefit Group in St. Petersburg, Florida. He previously specialized in family law and criminal representation.
- Jessica Chance is earning her master's in social work from Marywood University with special focus on children’s and women’s issues.
- Robin Dadzie initially interned with AIDS Resource in Williamsport, PA and was hire on as a full-time caseworker following graduation. She is now a senior case manager for the same organization and has supervised several Lycoming College students completing internships with her agency.
- Ellen Furman earned her MSW from Temple University and is a case manager for the Philadelphia Senior Center in their Home Support Program.
- Janel Gordner is the director of development and communications for the YWCA of North Central Pennsylvania. Prior to her work with the YWCA, she helped the James V. Brown Library in Williamsport raise more than four million dollars to build a new children's wing.
- Jason Grabelsky earned his MSW from the University of Chicago and now works as a school social worker at Wanaque Elementary School in New Jersey.
- Amilcar Guzman completed a public policy fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Washington, D.C. before entering the University of Maryland’s Masters in Higher Education Policy Program.
- Tara Heller is the director of the Blood Program for the American Red Cross in the Triangle Area Chapter, Raleigh, North Carolina. She has also worked as a strategic planner and account manager for the American Red Cross in New Jersey.
- Matt Hoffman teaches second grade for the Eastern Shore School District in Virginia.
- Kathleen Holmes is an income maintenance caseworker for the Department of Public Welfare, Williamsport, PA. Prior to her work with the state, Kathleen served as an adoption specialist with Families United Network, Inc.
- Deanna Lear is a consumer support specialist with the ARC of Essex County, New Jersey. This is a non-profit agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
- AmyLynn Mirocco started her career as supports coordinator for the Case Management Unit in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This organization provides comprehensive care for residents of Dauphin County who need mental health, mental retardation, or early intervention services. She is now pursuing a master's degree at Penn State-Harrisburg in the Community Psychology and Social Change Program.
- Josh Pratt started his career as a caseworker for KidsPeace before earning his master’s degree in Library Science from Kutztown University. He is now an elementary school librarian in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
- Addie Weaver earned an MSW from Marywood University and is now working on earning her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh's Community Organization and Social Administration Program.
- Tiffany Zappulla is an English as second language instructor at the Mokdong SLP in Seoul, South Korea.
- Lee Zelewicz earned his master's in anthropology from Arizona State University. He is the executive director of the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County, Pennsylvania.