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Reunion 2014

June 11, 2014

Reunion 2014: More than 1,100 Return to Campus for a Celebratory Weekend

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Alumni, particularly those in class years ending in “4” and “9,” and their guests enjoyed Reunion College sessions, socials, and more during the June 6-8 weekend of beautiful weather on campus. Read more Reunion stories: Alumni Share Special Memories Celebrating Lafayette’s Athletic Tradition Creating a Supportive and Inclusive Community On Friday, after the golf tournament, [...]

Natalie Bartner '89 and Kaaren Anderson Sagastume '89

June 9, 2014

Reunion 2014: Celebrating Special Memories and Friendships

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By Geoff Gehman ’80 More than 1,100 alumni returned June 6-8 to enjoy Reunion Weekend with their classmates, recall favorite times from their undergraduate days, and catch up on recent events as well as happenings at their alma mater. Here’s an inside view of the groups marking key anniversaries: 50th, 25th, and 5th. Check back [...]

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 [...]

Students take a selfie before posing for the senior class photo.

June 4, 2014

Photos: Students Have a Blast During Senior Week

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Graduating students took the last week before Commencement to relax, have fun, and say goodbye to college life. The College provided a full slate of activities during Senior Week, including picnics, a service project in downtown Easton, the Class of 2014 photo, a talk and cooking demonstration by Julie & Julia author Julie Powell, the [...]

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 [...]

Jenny Mena ’14, from left, Shanequa Lassiter ’14, and Abenezer Solomon ’14 perform “Tongues and Hands Untied,” a spoken word and percussion piece.

May 24, 2014

Photo Gallery: New Baccalaureate Service Features Music, Film, and Poetry

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This year’s Commencement celebration featured a revamped Baccalaureate service, which included several original senior reflections through music, film, poetry, and prose. Read more about Commencement View more images of Baccalaureate on Flickr Elizabeth Anderson, from Madison, N.J. (A.B., English and art), presented her piece “Our Lafayette.” Rose Bayer, from Glastonbury, Conn. (B.S., neuroscience), read “A [...]

The Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, presents the Commencement address.

May 24, 2014

Jamaican Prime Minister Speaks at 179th Commencement

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Lafayette granted 614 degrees to 590 graduating seniors and honorary doctorates to four distinguished leaders, including the Honorable Portia Simpson Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, today at the College’s 179th Commencement. Watch a video of the ceremony Watch a video montage of Commencement View Commencement photos Read about Baccalaureate Receiving honorary degrees were Harry L. Ettlinger, [...]

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 [...]

Miranda Wilcha '16 gets painted.

May 16, 2014

Photo Gallery: An Evening of Paint

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The Lafayette Association of Visual Artists hosted an Evening of Paint at the Williams Visual Arts Building where guests painted on giant canvases, themselves, and their friends.  Live music was provided by WJRH 104.9 FM, featuring the student rock band Hoochie Coochie Men. View more images of Evening of Paint on Flickr