Lock Haven University to Host Spring Convocation

LOCK HAVEN, PA – Lock Haven University is pleased to announce its annual Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation which will take place on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to celebrate the Roll of Honor, which presents student recipients of academic honors and LHU Foundation awards. The ceremony is sponsored by Lock Haven University and the Lock Haven University Foundation.

WHAT:          Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation

WHEN:          Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:       Lock Haven University’s Price Performance Center

WHO:             Dr. Julie Story, Committee Chair, (570) 484 - 3847

This ceremony, a highlight of the academic year, celebrates students of Lock Haven University and their academic achievements. Returning to LHU to deliver the Gerald R. Robinson Distinguished Lecture is Quin Hartman, a 1984 graduate in Management Science. Upon graduating, Quin landed his first position as an Assistant Food Service Director for King Services, the same company that ran the University’s food services where Quin was a student manager. Quin would hold many positions in the field of Logistics throughout his career including stays at International Signal and Control, Urban Outfitters, Waste Management, Kodak, Stewart Connectors, QVC, and Bayer Healthcare.

In 2005, Quin earned his Master’s in Business Administration at Eastern University located in Saint Davids, PA. He was voted by his fellow cohorts and faculty to receive the Cohorts Perseverance Award. The award goes to a student who succeeds in the face of adversity in life to complete the degree.

He is married to Sharon and has three children, Quin, Jr., Trisha, and Austin. He also has one granddaughter, Ellie Marie. Once Quin’s children became of age to join the local sports organizations he became involved as a coach, basketball commissioner, treasurer and board member. In 2001, he was elected to the school board for

Our Lady of the Angel’s School. In 2006, he was elected as a School Board Director for the Columbia School District where he still serves and is the Curriculum Chairman. He also serves on the board of the Lancaster/Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13 and served on the board of the Lancaster County Academy.

The Lock Haven University Foundation generates and manages resources for the benefit of Lock Haven University and its students. The Foundation gives much of the money raised to students through academic and athletic scholarships, which helps students achieve their goal of higher education.

For more information regarding the LHU Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation, please contact Julie Story, Committee Chair, at (570) 484-3847.

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.