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    Lackawanna College

    Alumni and Friends

    Alumni and Friends

    Whether it has been one month, a year or ten, since your graduation from LC we encourage you to get involved with the Alumni Association and to stay in touch.

    The Lackawanna College Alumni Association was created to encourage your support and involvement with Lackawanna College and the community.

    The Lackawanna College Alumni Relations Office aims to establish lifelong relationships with LC Alumni to create a foundation for continued professional and personal growth. We continually strive to provide new, exciting and innovative events and services.

    While we continue to develop the services offered to our alumni, we welcome comments and suggestions on events and programs that might be of interest to you.

    Stay in touch

    Have you lost touch with the Alumni Association? Be sure to update your contact information to reconnect with Lackawanna College.

    Notable Alumni

    Bryant McKinnie – Class of 1998 After being turned into an offensive lineman at Lackawanna, he became a star football player and was named an NJCAA and JC Gridwire All-American and a Northeast Football Conference All-Star. He earned a degree in education from Lackawanna and transferred to the University of Miami, majoring in sociology. He helped lead Miami to the National Championship in the Rose Bowl in 2002. As a senior, he won the Outland Trophy as the finest interior lineman in college football and was a consensus first-team All-American. Upon graduation, he was drafted in the first round by the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings and made the Pro Bowl in 2009.

    Judge Chester T. Harhut – Class of 1963 Since joining the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas in 1987, he has been elected to two 10-year terms. He has previously served as president judge and is renowned for his work in Family Court, where he has established many innovative programs to aid children and parents involved in family conflicts. Earlier in his career, he established and managed the Neighborhood Legal Services office in Pittsburgh. He earned an associate’s degree in accounting from Lackawanna, a bachelor’s from Bethel College, his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and a master’s in judicial studies from the National Judicial College, University of Nevada.

    Jane Blair MacKenzie – Class of 1941 A Scranton native, she earned a business degree from Lackawanna and later attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. For many years, she was office manager at the Country Club of Scranton and later served as manager of the Century Club in Scranton. Through her judicious investing strategies, she amassed a sizable personal estate which she used to support selected schools and charities. When she died in 2000, she left the college the largest bequest in its history totaling more than $1.5 million.

    Leo Moskovitz – Class of 1924 Prominent in the regional financial community, he retired as president of First National Bank of Jermyn after more than 40 years of service. Under his leadership, the bank grew in assets from less than $4 million to nearly $300 million and increased from a single location to four offices. He pioneered the promotion of women to administrative positions in banking. He was instrumental in the establishment of the North and South Vocational Technical Schools. He studied business at Lackawanna and later served on the College’s Board of Trustees, including several terms as chairman.