LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - The Lock Haven University commissioning ceremony took place on May 2, 2009 in Price Auditorium. The official party consisted of Lieutenant Colonel Doug Orsi; Dr. Keith T. Miller, President of Lock Haven University; Dr. Linda Koch, Vice President for Student Affairs; Dr. Roger Johnson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; and Mr. William Hanelly, Vice President for Finance, Administration, and Technology. 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.
The guest speaker was Lieutenant Colonel Jeff Butler, Commander of the 228th Brigade Support Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. LTC Butler is a 1988 graduate of LHU and its ROTC Program.
At the ceremony, the following officers were commissioned Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army (left to right in photo): James P. Antonelli, Active Duty, Ordnance; Paul E. Ewing III, Active Duty, Military Police; Joshua S. Fette, U.S. Army Reserve, Quartermaster; Nathan L. Hakes, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Quartermaster; Danielle Hoffmeister; Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Quartermaster; James M. Moore, U.S. Army Reserve, Engineer; Jane A. Morgan, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Ordnance; Bryce J. Paloskey, U.S. Army Reserve, Military Police; and Dustin M. Tagliaboski, Active Duty, Aviation.