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Alumni Profile: Melinda Owens Bennett ‘09

In artistic terms, balance is how equal or unequal a visual appears. Harmony is when combined elements complement each other. At Keystone, Melinda Owens Bennett found harmonious balance not only in art, but in all aspects of daily living.

Alumni Profile: Kareem Mickens ’17

As a highly talented college athlete, Kareem Mickens was taught never to settle for doing less than his best. Now, as a dedicated entrepreneur, Kareem is striving to excel in the business world by giving it his all.

Alumni Profile: Al Callejas ’75

Pacing the sidelines, Al Callejas was an intense, fiery competitor who evolved into the stuff of legend, becoming one of the winningest high school boys’ basketball coaches in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Alumni Profile: Larry Malski ’72

If you ever board another train from Scranton to Manhattan, say thanks to Larry Malski ’72.

Alumni Profile: George ’01 and Jennifer Linsenbigler

What started as a family experiment with a petri dish has mushroomed into a fascinating enterprise for Keystonians George ’01 and Jennifer Linsenbigler.

Alumni Profile: Ty Holmes ’91

As a young man, Tyrone “Ty” Holmes learned essential lessons at Keystone College that have guided him throughout his life.

Alumni Profile: Gary Borthwick ’78

Gary Borthwick ’78: Soaring to New Heights at the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport

Keystone alumnae Pujols ’22 uses cultural savvy to improve health of community

Scarlet Pujols Recio, a 2022 Keystone College graduate, currently serves with the AmeriCorps-funded National Health Corps (NHC) as a community health worker.

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Our Alumni

They believed. They belonged.

Keystone alumni are impressive for many reasons. Throughout the years our alumni have not only achieved recognition across the United States but are known for their accomplishments around the world. Business professionals, writers, educators, and many other graduates in numerous occupations have proven that the value of a Keystone education is indeed a recipe for success.

Alumni News

Keystone Creates New Initiative For Graduate and Adult Education

Keystone Creates New Initiative For Graduate and Adult Education

Krystle Kowalczyk: Criminal Justice Master’s Degree Fits in With Busy Lifestyle

Krystle Kowalczyk: Criminal Justice Master’s Degree Fits in With Busy Lifestyle

Jeremy Collins: Keystone Is the Right Fit For Multiple Degrees  

Jeremy Collins: Keystone Is the Right Fit For Multiple Degrees  

Alumni Award Winners 2022

2022 Alumni Awards

Keystone College honored its alumni and presented several awards during recent Homecoming festivities on campus:  From left: Dr. Fran Langan, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Strategic Initiatives; John Pullo, Sr. ’69, Interim President and Keystonian of the Year Award recipient; Taylor Cercone ’21, Helping Hands Award recipient; Katelynn Chambers Nichols ’13, Young Alumni of the Year Award recipient; Sue Musheno ’14, Distinguished Service to Keystone College Award recipient; and Elena O’Connor, Alumni Association President.

See why they love Keystone.

Don’t just take it from us, let our alumni do the talking!

“When I look at my life, I go back to Keystone as really providing the nuts and bolts for all the things that would come afterward. I received a great education, and I don’t just mean great business education, but an education in how to live life.”
Kirby Hickey ’65

“Being involved in a variety of activities at Keystone really helped me grow as a person and gain the confidence I needed. I’ve gained a better perspective on who I am and what I want to do with my life. Keystone has really helped me in many ways.”
Tara Gwilliam ’12

“The faculty at Keystone is fantastic. They encourage you to set high goals for yourself and to be as creative as you possibly can.“


Lindsey Lockwood '19

Where are they now?

Keystone alumni have done some wonderful things.

Alice Davis is currently the Administrative and Guidance Director for the Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center. Her passion is making a difference in the lives of high school students and other adult learners.
Alice Davis '80

Liberal Arts Major

A former member of the Keystone Giants women’s volleyball team, Katie Scheuch is a physician’s assistant with Atlantic Emergency Associates in New Jersey. She credits the personal attention she received at Keystone for putting her on the path to success, 

Katie Scheuch '14

Businness and Pre-Med

Now, one of the Founding Partners at the accounting firm of WithumSmith+Brown, PC, which is the 34th largest CPA firm in the country, Len Smith was inspired by his Keystone College professors to go into the accounting profession.
Len Smith '68

Accounting Major

A former member of the Keystone Giants men’s soccer team, Abreham Kittel began his career in government as an intern with the late former State Rep Sid Kavulich and went on to work as a legislative assistant with Rep. Kyle Mullins. He is  a research analyst with the Pennsylvania Senate in Harrisburg. Easy communication and a wealth of opportunities were the highlights of his Keystone career. 

Abreham Kittel '18

Social Science

A former member of the Keystone Giants track and field team, Christian English is a graphic designer at Under Armor. He appreciated the professors at Keystone for helping him grow both as a student and a person.

Christian English '14

Graphic Designer and Business

A former member of the Keystone Giants men’s tennis team, Scott Gower is now the Athletic Director for Keystone College.

Scott Gower '06

Major Sport and Recreation Management

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