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Tuition savings

Friday, April 14, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering a tuition savings program for dual enrollment students.

For every LCCC credit class that students complete in high school, with a grade of C or better, they will be able to take advantage of a per-course voucher program after high school graduation. This pertains to LCCC classes taken in high school since July 2016.

It works in conjunction with LCCC’s Dual Enrollment program, where high school students have the...

Temple-St. Luke’s medical students matched with residency programs

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

On National Match Day, 32 Temple-St. Luke’s Medical School students learned which medical residency programs they would be paired with in the United States.

Match Day, held March 17, is the day that fourth-year medical students across the country take a major step in their academic journey to become a physician.

“National Match Day, a milestone for every medical student across the country, is the day medical students learn where they will continue their medical training as...

Ben Franklin event has keynote speaker

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Dustin Garis is keynote presenter at the 2017 Ben Franklin iXchange, 5 p.m. May 9, Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem.

Garis is a leader of global marketing innovation for P&G FutureWorks and P&G FutureWorks Emerging Markets division in Singapore.

The iXchange will include two executive networking sessions, the keynote address by Garis, and the presentation of Ben Franklin’s annual Innovation Awards.

Last year, more than 450 technology...

Physician assistant joins Urology Specialists

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Board-certified Physician Assistant Stephanie Marie Meehan has joined Urology Specialists of the Lehigh Valley, 5018 Medical Center Circle, Allentown.

As the practice’s Physician Assistant, Meehan is licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide clinical assessment, patient care and treatment services for urologic patients. Her scope of practice in urology includes taking in-depth patient histories, performing physician exams, ordering laboratory and imaging studies,...

Diversity topic for LCCC talk

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Diversity Committee and Multicultural Males of LCCC will host speaker Justin Brown, founder of the Diversity Awareness Program (D.A.P.), 2 p.m. April 6, Room 107, Rothrock Library, Alumni Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

D.A.P. was designed to bring a variety of different races, people and backgrounds together. The program offers siversity training as well as the development programs that stimulate the mind as well as the...

FAFSA sessions

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) has scheduled FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid Completion Nights) at its main campus in Schnecksville and the Donley Center in Allentown.

FAFSA sessions at main campus are 4 -7 p.m. April 6, 13, 20, 27 in Room 118D, Financial Aid Office. Space is limited. For reservations: finaid@mymail.lccc.edu; 610-799-1133

FAFSA sessions at LCCC Allentown are 3 - 6 p.m. April 6, 13...

Sacred Heart Hospital gets ‘A’ for Patient Safety in U.S. study

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sacred Heart Hospital is one of 844 hospitals to receive an “A” ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States and the only hospital in Lehigh County to achieve this outstanding “A” grade.

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog.

“Leapfrog’s ‘A’ designation for Sacred...

LV house sales down 4.4 percent in February

Friday, March 31, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Business Showcase

Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley declined for the second straight month in 2017, but at a lesser rate.

Closed sales dropped by 4.4 percent in February to 433 houses sold, compared to 453 in February 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

On a bright note again, pending of houses sales in the Lehigh Valley were again up by double digits in February.

Pending sales were up 16.6 percent in February to 687, compared to 589 in February 2016...

Two doctors join Good Shepherd

Friday, March 31, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two doctors have joined the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

Debra A. Lehr, OD, FAAO, is an optometrist who specializes in treating patients with functional and-or developmental vision disorders, brain injury, concussion and other acquired brain injuries, such as stroke.

She is seeing patients as part of the Vision Therapy Program at Good Shepherd’s Health & Technology Center, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.

Lehr received a bachelor’s in behavioral and neural...