Reunion 2013

June 5, 2014

All Systems Are Go for Reunion 2014

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Reunion headquarters opens Friday in Pfenning Alumni Center to welcome back returning alumni, especially those in class years ending in “4” and “9.” The weekend is full of events planned for catching up with old friends, reliving the nostalgia of college days, and creating new memories to treasure for years to come. View the full [...]

My Rivalry

June 2, 2014

College Launches ‘My Rivalry’ Site

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As Lafayette prepares to host the 150th Lafayette-Lehigh football game at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 22, 2014, the College has launched a special section entitled “My Rivalry” to allow Leopard alumni, fans, students, parents, faculty, and staff the opportunity to share their favorite story about the rivalry and check out great stories from others.

Mimi Connell ’15, Megan Zaroda ’07, and Carolyn DeMeo ’15 at Weber Shandwick’s office in New York City

June 1, 2014

Discovering the World of PR in New York City

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Mimi Connell ’15 (Paoli, Pa.) and Carolyn DeMeo ’15 (Short Hills, N.J.) got a firsthand look at marketing and ad campaigns for Oreo and the 2014 Winter Olympics during an externship at Weber Shandwick in New York City. Weber Shandwick is one of the world’s leading global public relations firms with offices in major media, [...]

Joel Vargas '14

May 25, 2014

Five Graduates Receive Fulbright Awards

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Joel Vargas ’14 wants to be a “filmmaker of conscience” who entertains his audience in an ethical and meaningful way. He has a great opportunity to further prepare for that through a Fulbright Scholarship to study in London. He’s among five Lafayette graduates who have received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to live, work, and study abroad, including [...]

Faculty, staff, and alumni enjoy dinner prior to the awards ceremony.

May 23, 2014

Faculty and Staff Saluted for Distinguished Teaching, Scholarship, and Service at Annual Awards Banquet

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Outstanding professors and other members of the Lafayette community were honored tonight for distinguished teaching, scholarly research, and service to the College at the annual pre-Commencement awards dinner. Read more Commencement coverage President Allison Byerly, Wendy Hill, provost and dean of the faculty, and Edward Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, presented awards [...]

Susan Carras ’76

May 23, 2014

Retiring Trustee Susan Carras ’76 Elected To Emerita Status

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Trustee Sue Barnes Carras ’76 has been elected to emerita status and will be recognized at the 179th Commencement May 24. Learn more about Commencement Carras has served on the board from 1996 to 1998 and from 1999 to the present. Currently the chair of the Committee on Development and Alumni Relations and a member of [...]

Crew boat named in honor of Anne Lacroce Linden '88.

May 16, 2014

Crew Alumni Donate Boat in Honor of Anne Lacroce Linden ’88

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By Margie Peterson When Anne Lacroce Linden ’88, the beloved coxswain of the women’s lightweight 4 of 1988, lost her battle with breast cancer last fall, her former teammates did what they had done so well 26 years ago: They pulled together. Allison Cromey Davis ’88, Carren Panico ’88, Susan Foight Kovar ’88, and Leigh [...]

Dr. Kenneth Chavin ’83 P’16 describes the transplant procedure and liver characteristics with Emily Oliver ’17 in the Medical University of South Carolina operating room.

May 13, 2014

Learning From Hands That Heal

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Student externs go inside the operating room with Dr. Kenneth Chavin ’83. By Kevin Gray “As a parent, the transplants that involve children really hit my heart.” Dr. Kenneth Chavin ’83 P’16 was reflecting as he prepared to fly from his base at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston to another hospital in [...]

McKelvy Gardens

May 13, 2014

College Dedicates New McKelvy House Gardens

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McKelvy House scholars, alumni, and faculty advisers celebrated the completion of the McKelvy Garden Renovation project at a dedication ceremony May 5. Based partly on historical photographs of the house and lands, the new garden is on the terraced area behind and to the east of the house with a new gazebo and gathering area at [...]

Anthony Wallace '78

April 25, 2014

Anthony Wallace ’78 Wins Top Award for Fiction

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By Benjamin Gleisser The stories in The Old Priest “connect the themes of time, history, and memory,” says author Tony Wallace ’78. The collection won the 2013 Drue Heinz Literature Prize and was recently named one of two finalists for the 2014 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for a distinguished first book of fiction. The story from which the [...]