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More than 1,200 alumni returned to campus June 7-9 for Reunion. Focusing on class years ending in “3” and “8,” the weekend was full of events planned for catching up with old friends, reliving the nostalgia of college days, and creating new memories. Check out numerous photo galleries from the parade, socials, and other events. [...]
International affairs majors Eddie Andujar ’15 (New York, N.Y.) and Andy Muñoz ’15 (New York, N.Y.) have received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study in San José, Costa Rica, for the fall semester. Sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, the scholarships provide grants of up [...]
Lafayette Recipients of National and International Scholarships and Fellowships for Undergraduate and Post-graduate Study
Below is a list of recent Lafayette recipients of national and international scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate and post-graduate study. For information on applying for scholarships and fellowships, contact Julia A. Goldberg, associate dean of the College, (610) 330-5080. Undergraduate American Academy of Political and Social Science Junior Fellowship 2006-07 — Patrick Zboray ’07 [B.S. [...]
The Ahart Family Arts Plaza, located between the Williams Visual Arts Building and the future home of Lafayette’s theater program on North Third Street, was dedicated June 8 during Reunion. The plaza is named in honor of Edward W. Ahart ’69, chair of the Board of Trustees, and Catherine Ahart P’97 ’03 in recognition of [...]
By Geoff Gehman ’80 On opening night of Reunion Weekend, President Daniel H. Weiss devoted his last State of the College address to recapping a period of remarkable growth in which he occasionally sat in the hot seat. “During a time of duress and challenge in higher education nationally and internationally—financially, educationally, and otherwise—this college [...]
During the renovation of the Quad, some of the bricks etched with the names of members of the Fleck Consistent Giving Society were relocated. A ceremony was held June 8 to recognize the more than 3,000 members of the society and rededicate the bricks that line the walkways near Skillman Library. President Daniel H. Weiss [...]
Bruce McCutcheon has been named one of 28 winners of the Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year award. McCutcheon has orchestrated a far-reaching upgrade to athletics facilities, bolstered the coaching staffs and other personnel, played a key role in the development of a visual identity program, implemented a comprehensive leadership development program for student-athletes, and built upon Lafayette’s long-standing tradition of scholar-athlete excellence.
By Geoff Gehman ’80 More than 1,200 alumni returned June 7-9 to enjoy Reunion Weekend with their classmates. Here’s an inside view of the groups marking key anniversaries: 5th, 25th, and 50th. Read or watch the annual State of the College address Read about the special event on Gettysburg, Lafayette, and the Civil War Read [...]
During the time that the country was divided and embroiled in a bitter, tragic war 150 years ago, Lafayette was also divided and on the verge of having to close. To open the special Reunion session held Friday, Diane Windham Shaw, College archivist, told the fascinating story of the College’s struggle, outlined the students, alumni, [...]
By Lori McFerran When the three physicians who presented a Reunion College session during their 50th reunion Saturday graduated from Lafayette in 1963, medicine was entering a boom era. It was fueled by new treatments, technology, and an influx of funding from the newly passed Medicare Act. According to Dr. Bert Zarins ’63, those events [...]
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