Three Lock Haven University alumni were recently inducted into the Business Hall of Fame on Friday, March 24, 2017. The Business Hall of Fame recognizes alumni for their professional success, distinguished service, and upstanding character. Dr. Cori Myers, Department Chair and Business Hall of Fame Committee Member, shared, “LHU’s Business Hall of Fame was developed by the Business and Accounting Programs Advisory Board to honor those LHU alumni who not only excel in business, but also admirably serve LHU and their community.”
The 2017 inductees are: George B. Dintiman (’58), President and Owner of the National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE), Michael K. Hanna, Sr. (’77), who has served as the Pennsylvania State Representative of the 76th Legislative District since 1991, and Fred M. Peightal (’62), who held lead sales and marketing positions for the American Can Company and Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation (KACC).
A luncheon and induction ceremony, sponsored by Letum, Inc., was held on March 24th at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. Business Advisory Board Member, Stephen Babcock ’88, emceed the event, and Business and Computer Science Department Chair, Dr. Cori Myers, ’91, gave remarks about the tremendous accomplishments each inductee has made to their profession and communities. President Michael Fiorentino, Jr. presented the inductees with their awards, stating the importance of welcoming back alumni to interact with students and show them the possibilities that await.
Following the luncheon, President Fiorentino and student, Ms. Aubrey Hileman, ‘17, gave brief remarks and unveiled the plaques, which are located in the second floor of Akeley Hall. Each inductee’s plaque highlights reasons why they were chosen for induction into the Business Hall of Fame.
Photo caption: Pictured from left to right: LHU President Dr. Michael Fiorentino, Jr., Dr. George Dintiman, Mr. Fred Peightal, and Rep. Michael Hanna.
Lock Haven University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 2,300 degree and certificate programs in more than 530 academic areas of study. Nearly 520,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.
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