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ANNVILLE, PA (07/18/2018)-- Lebanon Valley College students received grants toward collaborative research with faculty, immersive internships in their field, and independent scholarly projects.

Local students receiving a grant include:

Erin Kingham of Haddonfield (08033), a graduate of Haddon Township High School, is pursuing a doctor of physical therapy and bachelor of science in psychology at The Valley. As part of the internship program at To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA), Kingham spends half of each day responding to questions and stories from supporters. She will spend the other half of each day working in one of a few different areas, including the supporter engagement team, the office administration & finance team, and the merchandise team. Her goals for this internship are to learn more about how to run a non-profit organization and gain experience helping those suffering from mental illness, addiction, self-harm, and/or suicide.

Robin McAnally of Delran (08075), a graduate of Delran High School, received a bachelor of science in music education at The Valley. McAnally traveled with music faculty and other students to Brazil to present a handbell concert and assist directly with music workshops.

D'Anna Sydow of Mays Landing (08330), a graduate of Oakcrest High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in neuroscience and psychology at The Valley. Sydow will be working with psychology faculty in a research study to assess how preschoolers learn to use infant-directed speech and which cognitive skills might be necessary for modifying speech.

Lebanon Valley College is a private, coeducational college in Annville, Pa. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors plus self-designed majors and a range of minors, concentrations, and pre-professional options, as well as graduate degree programs in athletic training, business administration, music education, physical therapy, science in STEM education, speech-language pathology, and fully online MBA.

The College has 1,624 full-time undergraduate students and 118 full-time faculty. Students can choose from more than 95 clubs and organizations, and 19 study abroad programs. LVC awards generous academic scholarships to those whose high school records demonstrate a commitment to challenge and achievement. Learn more at www.lvc.edu.

Annville is 15 minutes east of Hershey and 35 minutes east of Harrisburg; Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore are within two hours.

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