Due to extreme weather conditions in late December, in many parts of the United States and overseas, the admissions application deadline for first-year students has been extended to Saturday, Jan. 15. Students may submit applications electronically via the Common Application website, www.commonapp.org. High school supporting documents may also be submitted online if schools have that [...]
Family Weekend begins Friday afternoon with an opportunity to sit in on classes and continues with a variety of activities to give family members a taste of life at the College. Parents enjoy exploring the campus, meeting their students’ new friends, and attending musical, theatrical, and sports performances by students. The full schedule includes times to [...]
The Department of Mechanical Engineering awards for 2010 are: Eric Marshall was awarded the Karl J. Ammerman Prize. This endowed award is given to the “most deserving student” in the Mechanical Engineering Department Jennifer Kesilman was awarded the endowed Anderson Mechanical Engineering Prize for high achievement and promise for excellence is his/her career. Jason Montoya [...]
Embezzlement Team wins first annual Bernard Madoff Creative Accounting Challenge The Lafayette College Embezzlement Team placed first in the first annual Bernard Madoff Creative Accounting Challenge, held Friday, March 27 in the Goldman Sachs building in New York’s financial district. A check of $50,000 was awarded to members. “I have no idea what you’re talking [...]
Geology major is one of three students accepted into the geoscience and public policy internship program Geology major Laura Bochner ’10 (Bethlehem, Pa.) will spend her summer on the frontlines of environmental policymaking at the American Geological Institute (AGI) in Washington, D.C. Bochner is one of three students accepted into AGI’s geoscience and public policy [...]
President Daniel H. Weiss announced the initiatives to the Lafayette community today (March 17, 2008): I am pleased to inform you of important new initiatives that will help us to achieve greater access to Lafayette for qualified students regardless of their ability to pay while strengthening the College’s student-centered learning environment. The Board of Trustees [...]
‘Lehigh Valley Travel Talks’ highlights the State Theatre The Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau’s “Lehigh Valley Travel Talks” podcast on March 3 highlighted numerous performances taking place this month at the State Theatre Center for the Arts.
Professors John McCartney and Gladstone Fluney Hutchinson lead a discussion with students as part of Black History Month Students had a chance to participate in a fireside conversation with John McCartney, professor of government and law and chair of Africana Studies, and Gladstone Fluney Hutchinson, associate professor of economics and business, about the state of [...]
Teevrat Garg ’10 shares his experiences assisting Jim Toia with last semester’s pastoral painting exhibit in the Grossman Gallery Teevrat Garg ’10 (Haryana, India) is pursuing a B.S. in mathematics and an A.B. in economics and business. Last semester, he was part of the Gallery Management and Curatorial Studies course taught by Jim Toia, director [...]
Trustee Emeritus Edward A. “Ned” Jesser ’39 died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007. Jesser maintained very close ties to Lafayette throughout his life. A few weeks before his death, he attended a reception hosted by the North Jersey Alumni Chapter in honor of students entering the Class of 2011. He gave an extemporaneous speech in which [...]
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