LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven University recently announced a new member of the External Affairs and Communications Department.
Dena Cipriano, manager of marketing and communications, joined Lock Haven University on Dec. 10 and will serve both campuses in Lock Haven and Clearfield.
Cipriano arrives at Lock Haven with more than eight years of experience in the communications field. She began her career as a journalist at the Williamsport Sun-Gazette and Centre Daily Times in State College before moving into the public relations field.
She served as public relations and grants coordinator for the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District for the past five years.
Through her leadership, the school district obtained a 5-year $3 million grant to improve literacy, the largest competitive award, and embarked on numerous successful communications initiatives.
Cipriano lives in Bellefonte with her husband, Guy.