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Students analyze photos and paintings during a session led by Amy Herman ’88 focusing on observational skills and communication. Accomplished alumni shared their experiences and perspectives with more than 200 junior and senior student leaders at the 2014 Lafayette Leadership Institute, themed “Leadership 24/7.” The annual conference focuses on developing skills and exchanging information relevant for student leaders on campus and after graduation. Chuck Zovko/Zovko Photographic llc February 8, 2014

February 11, 2014

Alumni Inspire New Generation of Leaders

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Accomplished alumni shared their experiences and perspectives with more than 200 juniors and seniors at the 2014 Lafayette Leadership Institute, themed “Leadership 24/7.” The annual conference focuses on developing skills and exchanging information relevant for student leaders on campus and after graduation. View more images of the Leadership Institute on Flickr The event consists of [...]

Tony Johnson '13 leads SPM Shooters in minutes per game (29.1) and is sixth in the league in assists (3.8 apg).

January 27, 2014

House on the Hill: Tony Johnson ’13 Plays Professional Basketball in Holland

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When he gets fouled these days, they’re more forceful and physical. Tony Johnson ’13 had a feeling that was coming. And when he and his teammates went to a Dutch farm to get accustomed to the culture in Holland, he enjoyed experimenting on a rope course and trying a zip line. Then he was asked [...]

Terese Brown ’07 with Liang Ren ’17 (L-R), Jennifer Schroeder ’15, Kristina Beaudouin ’16, Gates Lawler ’17, and Glynnis Lawler ’17, who appeared in a video fashion show featuring Sydonna creations. Brown’s silk hurricane skirt marries art with couture.

January 24, 2014

Design Entrepreneur Terese Brown ’07 Fuses her Talents in Art and Business

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By Sharon Sanders Elegant, yet edgy, creations by Terese Brown ’07 are drawing national attention. Owner and creative director of Philadelphia-based Terese Sydonna Contemporary Women’s Design, Brown was a finalist for Project Runway seasons 10 and 11, a semi-finalist for NBC’s Fashion Star season two, and was recently included in the Philadelphia Magazine “Fashion Project.” [...]

President Jimmy Carter thanks Robert Pastor ’69 for his introductory remarks.

January 10, 2014

Robert Pastor ’69 Dies

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Robert A. Pastor ’69, who established the College’s Robert ’69 and Margaret Pastor Lecture in International Affairs, died Wednesday at his home in Washington, D.C. An obituary appears in the Washington Post. An essay honoring his life appeared in The New Yorker. President Jimmy Carter delivered the inaugural Pastor Lecture April 22, speaking on “Reflections on Human [...]

Kevin Mandia '92

January 7, 2014

Kevin Mandia ’92 Named COO of Cybersecurity Firm in Deal Topping $1 Billion

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Founder and CEO of Mandiant cybersecurity company, Kevin Mandia ’92 has been recognized internationally for his firm’s report revealing that a military unit in China’s People’s Liberation Army was responsible for numerous cyber attacks on American corporations, organizations, and government agencies. The news was reported last year on the front page of The New York [...]

Donald Lordan '65 slides into first.

January 6, 2014

Maroon Club Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Honored

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Three former student-athletes and one team comprise the Maroon Club Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Harvey Cohen ’40, Don Lordan ’65, Ali Murphy ’97, and the 1971-72 NIT men’s basketball team were honored at a ceremony during the fall semester. Harvey Cohen ’40 – Men’s Lacrosse Cohen served as team captain for the Leopards [...]

James Quay '68

December 23, 2013

Compass: James Quay ’68 Tells His Story

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Compass: Experiences that Launched Lives is a growing collection of stories from alumni about pivotal experiences that shaped their life direction and set the course for who they have become or the success that they have achieved. Share your Compass moment When I was at Lafayette, W. Edward Brown was a bachelor in his mid-’60s, [...]

David Perlmutter '76

December 17, 2013

Dr. David Perlmutter ’76 Discusses Findings of Best-Selling Book on PBS

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Released in September, Grain Brain by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter ’76 was listed in the top ten on The New York Times nonfiction hardcover best-sellers list in just a few weeks. The work reveals the negative effects of sugar and carbohydrates, even whole grains, on brain health. His 90-minute special aired on more than 100 [...]

John Pierce '81

December 9, 2013

Engineering Executive John Pierce ’81 Helps Foster Students’ Success

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By Kevin Gray and Sharon Sanders In the same way that a river gains strength as tributaries flow together, the merging of academic challenge and practical leadership is what John Pierce ’81 says prepared him for a highly successful career. As vice president of real estate and facilities for Phoenix House, he oversees properties across [...]

Craig von Schroeder '01

December 6, 2013

Craig Arthur von Schroeder ’01 Creates Exclusive Menswear

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By Robert S. Benchley As a goalkeeper, he played professional soccer on three continents. As an attorney, he fought for social justice in the courts. Now Craig Arthur von Schroeder ’01 is five years into a third career as founder of Commonwealth Proper of Philadelphia, selling both ready-to-wear and custom-made clothing to men who fit [...]