Class of 2002

Lafayette College

February 8, 2010

A Life Abroad Fosters Passion For Global Philanthropy

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Claudia Meulenberg ’02 directs U.N. Foundation grants Several years ago, the United Nations Foundation asked Claudia Meulenberg ’02 to handle the bequest of a man who wanted his life savings to support the work of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). “It seemed a fitting tribute to the work of a United Nations [...]

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January 19, 2010

Sharing the Joy of the Arts

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Jadrien Ellison ’02 is performing arts director for Children’s Aid Society By Megan Zaroda ’07 Out of his New Jersey home, an eight-year-old co-produced a radio show, 839 Hot Beat, with his sister. Three years later, he took center stage in his elementary school play, playing a preacher who caught the Holy Ghost. His childhood [...]

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October 19, 2009

A Big Jump From the Small Screen to Cyberspace

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Account executive Chris Meredith ’02 left ABC Family for more challenges at AOL/Advertising.com — by Jess Wason ’11 After five years in ad sales at ABC Family, Chris Meredith ’02 made the decision of a lifetime. He switched from a television company whose operations have been fairly constant for decades to the digital frontier at [...]

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July 15, 2008

Jeff Carroll ’02 Touts The Yucks For Comedy Central

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He promotes shows online as manager of digital marketing By Dan Edelen When MTV Networks checks the pulse of the digital age, it looks to Jeff Carroll ’02, manager of digital marketing at the network’s Comedy Central. The Daily Show, Chocolate News, The Sarah Silverman Program, and the rest of Comedy Central’s cable TV lineup [...]

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July 2, 2008

A Helping Hand for African-American Men

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Rev. Landon Adams ’02 works to decrease numbers of those dropping out of school and incarcerated By Dan Edelen “The descendants of elephants will never be dwarfs,” says Rev. Landon J. Adams ’02, recalling one of the many Akan proverbs shared by Ghana native Kofi Opoku, former professor of religion at Lafayette. That proverb defines [...]

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May 17, 2008

‘Good Party’ in Store for Class of ’73 at Reunion

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Reunion committee co-chairs contacting all alumni in class By Carrie Pasternak ’08 Returning to Lafayette for Reunion is always a happy experience for alumni and this year’s gathering should prove to be no different. Class Reunion Co-Chair Lester W. Wurfel ’73 says he got involved in organizing his class’ reunion because he “wanted a good [...]

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April 15, 2008

Our Proximity Advantage: Externships in New York City

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During winter break, 74 students shadowed alumni and parents at ESPN, ABC News World News, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, and many others During January’s interim session, 74 students participated in externships at 39 business firms, government agencies, and other organizations in nearby New York City. Lafayette alumni and parents hosted the students [...]

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April 8, 2008

Career Networking in New York City

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Students make connections with alumni in media, communications, entertainment, and the arts. It’s our proximity advantage Hop a quick bus from campus to Manhattan and you’re in.the media and communications capital of the world, mingling with alumni who work in the career fields you’re targeting. It’s one of the College’s “networking nights” in New York [...]

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April 6, 2008

Council of Lafayette Women Conference Hits the Mark

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By Carrie Pasternak ’08, Lesley Kline ’09, and Danielle Ward ’08 This weekend the Council of Lafayette Women held its biennial conference. Well over 100 alumni, staff, students, and visitors celebrated a weekend of “Broadening Horizons Deepening Understanding.” One of the highlights for many was the keynote address Friday evening by Mary Stengel Austen ’86. [...]

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March 25, 2008

Green Living and Good Design

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Architect Michele Dempsey ’94 will speak on sustainability at Council of Lafayette Women Conference For Michele Dempsey ’94, it’s all about the places in-between. “I love space,” says the architect and owner of DxDempsey in Scranton, Pa. Though the interplay of structure and space in buildings has fascinated her since childhood, it wasn’t until taking [...]