Brad Bormann '14 delivers the Pepper Prize speech.

May 29, 2014

Pepper Prize Winner Brad Bormann ’14 Delivers Farewell Remarks

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Brad Bormann ’14 delivered farewell remarks for the Class of 2014 at the 179th Commencement May 24. He is the recipient of the George Wharton Pepper Prize, awarded to the senior who “most closely represents the Lafayette ideal.” Bormann, of Flemington, N.J., graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Read his speech below. [...]

Brian Peacock ’12 and Michael Thompson ’12 work in the lab.

May 25, 2014

Scholarship and Fellowship Recipients

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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. [...]

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 [...]

Carly Trachtman ’16 warms up prior to the performance.

May 25, 2014

Photo Gallery: Learning the Art of Dance

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Students in the Introduction to Dance as an Art Form class gave their final recital in the Kirby Sports Center dance room, as well as on the stairs of the entrance to Kamine Gym. The course was taught by New York choreographer and artist-in-residence Ben Munisteri. It was part of a program funded through a [...]

Pepper Prize winner Brad Bormann ’14 presents the Marquis de Lafayette’s sword to the Class of 2014

May 24, 2014

Photos of 179th Commencement

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Lafayette celebrated its 179th Commencement May 24. View images of the ceremony, celebrations, Baccalaureate service, and visit by the Commencement speaker Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica. Read more Commencement coverage Portia Simpson Miller Visits Campus View more images of Portia Simpson Miller on Flickr Commencement Ceremony View more images of the ceremony on [...]

PARDees Awards

May 23, 2014

Seniors Lauren Berry, Brad Bormann, Mark Ross, and Ana White Receive PARDees Awards

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Lafayette’s senior student-athlete awards show, the PARDees, was held Thursday evening at the Williams Center for the Arts. More than 100 student-athletes and their families gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2014. Seniors Lauren Berry, Brad Bormann, Mark Ross, and Ana White garnered the top honors as selected by Lafayette’s head coaches [...]

Emily Crossette '15

May 21, 2014

Emily Crossette ’15 Receives Udall Scholarship for Environmental Research

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Civil engineering major Emily Crossette ’15 (Glenside, Pa.) has been awarded a Udall Scholarship recognizing her research on possible contaminants released by wastewater treatment plants. Presented to 50 students from 47 colleges and universities, the scholarship is given to recipients on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, Native American healthcare, or tribal public policy; [...]

Graduating seniors watching the Commencement ceremony

May 20, 2014

590 Seniors Will Graduate at 179th Commencement; Watch Ceremony Live

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Lafayette will grant 614 degrees to 590 graduating seniors at its 179th Commencement Saturday, May 24. The ceremony can be viewed live via a link on the Lafayette homepage, which also will have complete coverage of Commencement Saturday night, including videos, photo galleries, and an article. Also, follow the ceremony on Twitter via @lafcol or [...]

Professor Chris Phillips presents the Darlyne Bailey ’74 Excellence in the Humanities and Social Sciences Award to Shehtaz Huq ’14.

May 20, 2014

Students and Faculty Honored for Promoting Diversity

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Students and faculty were honored for their dedication to academics and furthering diversity on campus and in the surrounding community at the annual Intercultural Awards May 1 in the Wilson Room of Pfenning Alumni Center. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Development, the ceremony celebrates those who have committed themselves to addressing issues of multiculturalism, [...]

Lafayette Concert Band presented its Spring Concert.

May 19, 2014

Photo Gallery: Student Ensembles Present Spring Performances

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The Music Department celebrated the end of the school year with spring concerts by its student ensembles. Students from any major can perform in a variety of ensembles including Chamber Orchestra, Concert Band, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, Contemporary Music Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Marquis Consort, and Percussion Ensemble. Below is a photo gallery from the [...]